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Marlins & Tigers battle in National Anthem standoff

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Suarez nearly taken out by sausage race

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Wednesday's monster homers

Rizzo's mammoth HR hits Budweiser sign

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Bell belts 2nd HR of season into Allegheny River

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Cubs

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Why PECOTA projections were so wrong about the Cubs

Remember the preseason formula that put Chicago at the bottom of the NL Central? Two months into the season, it looks like the Cubs are having the last laugh.

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Fantasy baseball closer report: Which Cubs reliever is the one to have?

Here is all of the latest on fantasy closers around the majors.

Vlad Jr.

MLB

Five first impressions from watching Vlad Guerrero Jr.

A month into his big league career, it's already an experience when the Blue Jays phenom comes to town. Here's what stood out when we took in a series to see the legend of Prince Vlad.

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Vlad Jr. will be among top 10-15 hitters by season's end

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Fantasy Baseball

The game-changing pitches that are taking over

A pitcher often just needs one tweak to discover a new level of performance. Here are some game-changing pitches taking over fantasy baseball.

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Fantasy baseball forecaster: Pitcher projections for the next 10 days

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How .300 hitters are fighting for survival

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  • Is the .300 hitter a thing of the past?

    Pitchers are better than ever. Here's what hitters are doing to cope as a once-sacred number seems to be losing its place in the game.