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Middlebrooks fuels Pads' attack vs. Angels

Will Middlebrooks put the Padres up on the Angels with a home run and three RBIs, but Matt Joyce homered in the sixth to tie things up.

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Fact or Fiction with Buster Olney (2:32)
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Mets pitcher blasts mammoth homer (0:24)
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11hAJ Mass

Updated top 250 fantasy baseball rankings

AJ Mass updates the Top 250 rankings and explains how two-month splits can be used to determine the future value of players, using Dallas Keuchel as an example.

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21hDavid Schoenfield

Tuesday's power rankings

Josh Donaldson became the first player to score five runs in a game in 2015 -- while hitting his sixth career walk-off.

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Cruz lands HR in fish tank (0:15)
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Harper, Bryant squaring off again (6:52)

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Scherzer, Nats blank Cubs

Max Scherzer struck out 13 over seven innings and Bryce Harper homered yet again, his 18th of the season, leading the Nationals past the Cubs 3-0.

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Bryce, Scherzer lead Nats to series win

Bryce Harper hit his second homer in as many nights to give him 18 total this season, and Max Scherzer (13 Ks, 7 IP) outdueled Jon Lester (10 Ks, 7 IP) to win his fifth straight start. Box score

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#VoteDbacks @Dbacks

Update: Tuffy Gosewisch was removed from tonight's game due to a jammed left knee.

Angels @Angels

Carlos Perez legs out an infield single that drives in Freese! We're tied at 1 in the second.

Rizzo a target at the plate

Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo was hit by a league-leading 13th pitch this season in the 8th inning against the Nats. He was hit by 15 all of last year. The Nats lead 2-0, but the Cubs have runners on 1st and 2nd with no outs and Kris Bryant at the plate. Follow live

ESPN Stats & Info @ESPNStatsInfo

Bryce Harper now has 8 HR in the 10 games Max Scherzer has started this season and 10 HR in the 37 games started by everyone else.

Chicago Cubs @Cubs

10 strikeouts matches a season high for Lester. It's his ninth career 10-K game and 22nd career double-digit strikeout effort.

#VoteDbacks @Dbacks

#Dbacks take the lead! A misplay from Jason Heyward allows two runs to come in on David Peralta's base hit. 3-2 in the 6th.

Mark Saxon @markasaxon

Big pregame standing ovation for Juan Uribe when they play his walk-up song as he jogs in the outfield, including from Dodgers players