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6hEric Longenhagen

Addison Russell can help the Cubs win now

Addison Russell has the tools to help the Cubs immediately. Moreover, the move is evidence the formerly struggling club is serious about contending in 2015.

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5mJerry Crasnick

Marlins owner Loria mum on Redmond's future

Amid speculation that Miami Marlins manager Mike Redmond's job might be in jeopardy because of the team's slow start, owner Jeffrey Loria declined the opportunity to issue a vote of confidence.

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1dBuster Olney

Olney: Terms of a possible Rose reinstatement

Buster Olney has seven conditions MLB commissioner Rob Manfred could present to Pete Rose for the all-time hits leader to get partial reinstatement.

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Ortiz suspended one game for bumping umpire (2:03)

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5hBen Lindbergh

Grantland: The two-week winners

The new-look Detroit Tigers are showing that they aren't ready to relinquish their AL Central crown.

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Bryant powers Cubs past Pirates (1:55)

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Updated Top 10 fantasy prospects for 2015

Maikel Franco moves to No. 9 to No. 1 in Tommy Rancel's updated list of the top 10 fantasy baseball prospects for 2015 after a busy week of promotions, demotions and injuries.


Final: Phillies 7, Marlins 3

Giancarlo Stanton rocketed a homer 454 feet in the fourth, but the Phillies stole the show at Citizens Bank Park to send the Marlins to their fifth straight loss behind homers from Ryan Howard and Freddy Galvis. Box score


Angels GM: No dates for Hamilton return

Angels manager Mike Scioscia said Josh Hamilton, who reported a substance abuse relapse in February, will report to extended spring training "this week," but GM Jerry Dipoto refuted Scioscia's comments, saying no date has been set.

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Rough day for Phil Gosselin, although tough play this time. Line drive from Granderson off his glove. RBI single. 3 RBIs for Grandy.

Stanton hits his longest HR this season

Giancarlo Stanton's third HR this season, which put the Marlins on the scoreboard in the fourth, was calculated at 454 feet. It's the 23rd home run of 450-plus feet in his career. The Marlins lead the Phillies, 3-2. Follow live