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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

Jayson Stark @jaysonst

Let's put Harper's month in even better perspective. He hit 13 HR all last season. In 395 PA. He's hit 13 HR this month. In 98 PA. Wow.

Harper homers for second straight night

Bryce Harper planted a HR in the left-field seats off Jon Lester to lift the Nationals to a 2-0 lead in the 6th inning at Wrigley Field. Harper has 18 HRs this season -- all coming on the outer two-thirds of the strike zone. Follow live

Jesse Rogers @ESPNChiCubs

Maddon has said he wants them to learn when one out is fine instead of trying for 2 but that was tailor made. Just a bad throw