A look at what’s happening all around the majors today:
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The Nationals are going to need a new leadoff man after speedy shortstop Trea Turner broke his right wrist in a loss to the Cubs on Thursday. Turner was hit by a fastball from Pedro Strop, and Washington hasn’t set a timetable for how long he’ll be out. Turner stole seven bases in four games against the Cubs to take the major league lead from Cincinnati’s Billy Hamilton with 35 swipes. The second-year player is hitting .279 atop Washington’s lineup, which leads the NL in runs.
Three weeks in the minor leagues may have done the trick for Randal Grichuk. The Cardinals outfielder hit a go-ahead, three-run homer and drove in five runs Thursday in a win over Arizona. In…
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