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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

After taking an early 2-0 lead things fell apart for the Cubs in their 5-2 loss to the Padres on Monday. Despite earning 10 walks while issuing just one (in the 8th) they couldn't bring any of them home after the first inning. The team was 1 for 10 with runners in scoring position dropping their season avg in that category to .215. Kyle Hendricks was perfect for 3 innings before giving up a grand slam to Hunter Renfroe in the fourth and the Padres never looked back. The Cubs have dropped all 4 games on their road trip so far.

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Pirates CF Andrew McCutchen snuck a walk-off home run over the wall in right field to give Pittsburgh a 4-3 win vs. the Diamondbacks on Monday. The 359-foot solo shot was McCutchen's shortest homer since a 343-footer last September vs. the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

The Padres are on pace to become the first team this year to issue 10 or more walks in a game without their hitters earning one. (ESPN Stats and Info). Meanwhile the Cubs are on pace to be the fourth team to lose this season when earning at least 10 free passes.

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Athletics 1B Yonder Alonso hammered a deep home run during Monday's 5-3 loss to the Indians. Not only was the solo shot the longest of his career, the ball's 112.1 mph off the bat was the fastest exit velocity of his 14 homers this season.

Bucci Mane @Buccigross

The best part of the Harper/Strickland fight was Michael Morse and Jeff Samardzija running into each other like a Three Stooges episode.

Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

If Hunter Strickland just threw at Bryce w/ SF down 2-0 today because of HRs hit 3 years ago in a yr. SF won WS, teammates won't be happy.

Bill Barnwell @billbarnwell

I really want to know whether Bryce Harper was trying to throw his helmet at Strickland and missed that badly

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Well, so much for a quiet afternoon of Memorial Day baseball. Giants reliever Hunter Strickland drills Bryce Harper in the hip -- clearly on purpose and probably because Harper hit two home runs off him in the 2014 playoffs. Harper charged, the two exchanged punches -- both nailing each other in the face -- and we're going to get some suspensions. Mostly, however, it was a gutless, bush-league pitch from Strickland.

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Indians DH Edwin Encarnacion crushed his 10th home run of the year on Monday vs. the Athletics. The solo shot was his longest homer since a 469-footer last July.