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Cubs promote highly touted prospect Addison Russell

Chicago Cubs second baseman Addison Russell fields ground balls before a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, April 21, 2015. Russell is in tonight's lineup, playing second and batting ninth. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Chicago Cubs had a plan for Addison Russell that didn’t include bringing up the 21-year-old infielder in April.

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Fan struck by foul ball released from hospital

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates say a woman who was injured by a foul ball during Monday night’s game against the Chicago Cubs has been released from the hospital.

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Bryant’s 3 RBIs lead Cubs over Pirates 5-2

Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant (17) gets a base hit off Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher A.J. Burnett to drive in Jorge Soler in the fifth inning of a baseball game on Monday, April 20, 2015, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kris Bryant turned his tiebreaking two-run double into a Little League homer with some heads-up baserunning, and the star rookie had three hits and three RBIs Monday night to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 5-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Rangers shut down Penguins 2-1 to reclaim momentum

New York Rangers' Chris Kreider (20) celebrates with teammates after his goal during the second period of a first-round NHL playoff hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh Monday, April 20, 2015.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist stopped 23 shots and the New York Rangers regained control of their first-round series against the Pittsburgh Penguins with a 2-1 win in Game 3 on Tuesday night.

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Fan hit in back of head by foul ball at Cubs-Pirates game

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates game against the Chicago Cubs was delayed 23 minutes Monday night after a female fan behind home plate was hit in the back of the head by a ball off the bat of Starlin Castro.

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