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Harper's 18th home run helps power Nats' win

In Wednesday's marquee matchup, Bryce Harper mashed his 18th homer in support of Max Scherzer as the Nationals beat Jon Lester and the Cubs.

8hDavid Schoenfield

Wednesday's power rankings

Bryce Harper hit his 18th home run of the season as the Nationals continue to win.

9hESPN Stats & Information

Home run hits of the day

Stats on some of the noteworthy home runs hit Wednesday, including a mammoth shot by a first-year pitcher.

Fact or Fiction with Buster Olney (2:32)
Mets pitcher blasts mammoth homer (0:24)
21hAJ 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.

Cruz lands HR in fish tank (0:15)


Anniversary of 50 Cent's awful pitch

One year ago, 50 Cent threw out the first pitch at a Mets game. If you don't remember, it was just a bit outside.


Matt Holliday sets NL mark

The Cards OF reached base safely for the 43rd straight game Wednesday -- the longest streak in the NL since 1914: "Yeah, that's cool. A lot of players have played in the National League. That's pretty good, I guess." Derek Jeter has the MLB record, with 53 in a row, set in 1999.

AP Photo/Jeff Roberson

BBTN's Wednesday Web Gem

Ian Kinsler had a sweet backhand flip to start a double play. But can it top Alex Gordon's leaping catch into the stands that's reigned the past 27 nights? You decide.