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Crazy start in St. Louis

The Cubs erupted for a 5-0 lead against the Cardinals in the first, but Mark Reynolds' grand slam in the bottom half of the inning closed the gap.

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Olney: Retaliatory beanball tradition must end

Buster Olney offers his firsthand take on the beanballs the Yankees and Red Sox exchanged Sunday night, voices his displeasure on the matter and more.

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Casting MLB stars for 'Star Wars' (2:01)

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7hRob Arthur

Yadier Molina forgot how to frame a pitch

FiveThirtyEight finds that Yadier Molina's pitch framing has declined dramatically over the past two years - something that could affect the Cardinals overall more than might be expected.

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Are Mets falling back to earth after hot streak? (2:13)
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6hTommy Rancel

Updated top 10 fantasy prospects for 2015

Noah Syndergaard jumps to the top of Tommy Rancel's updated top 10 fantasy prospects for 2015, which also includes a couple of Blue Jays rookies who were demoted last week.

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Nationals blank Mets (0:51)

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10hEric Karabell

Gauging Jake Marisnick's value

Eric Karabell reflects on a big baseball weekend, and gauges Jake Marisnick's breakout.

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Keuchel retiring Rangers in Houston

Astros starter Dallas Keuchel has 7 K through 3 innings tonight. Only Danny Salazar (8) has struck out more batters within the first 3 innings of a game this season (via ESPN Stats & Info). The Astros lead 1-0 in the top of the 4th inning. Follow live

Reynolds launches grand slam in first

The Cardinals faced a 5-0 hole when they first came to bat in the bottom of the 1st inning, but Mark Reynolds quickly changed that with one swing to cut into the Cubs' lead (Live on ESPN).

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Kershaw dealing against Brewers

Dodgers starter Clayton Kershaw has given up just one hit -- a single to Brewers starter Kyle Lohse -- through five innings. The reigning MVP has thrown just 53 pitches, striking out six. Follow live

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Andrew Marchand @AndrewMarchand

Yanks score on Jones weak grounder to first. Better first baseman than Encarncion probably makes that play. 1-0, as we go to B7

Martinez turns in rare rocky start

This is only the second time in his career that Carlos Martinez has allowed a run in the first inning of a start (13 starts). The previous time was July 13, 2014. (via ESPN Stats & Info) Watch live on ESPN/WatchESPN

Baseball Tonight @BBTN

Big 1st inning for Chicago! @Cubs bat around & score 5 runs off Carlos Martinez. Travis Wood with a hit & RBI before he takes the mound.

Carlos Martinez off to rocky start

The Cardinals allowed 4 runs in their previous 3 games. They've allowed 5 in the top of the 1st to the Cubs. (via ESPN Stats & Info) Watch live on ESPN/WatchESPN

Jesse Rogers @ESPNChiCubs

And now Travis Wood with an RBI hit. 5-0 Top 1 Still one out. 3 walks followed by 4 hits (Rizzo flew out in between)