Corey Kluber

LEADING OFF: Cubs check Bryant, Nats still rolling vs Astros

A look at what's happening all around the majors today:



The Cubs will see how Kris Bryant is feeling, a day after he was hit by a pitch in the left hand and exited the game. The MVP was nicked in the ninth inning, and left-hander Anthony Rizzo shifted across the diamond from first base to make his first career appearance at third. Bryant will likely miss the NL Central leaders' game at Cincinnati.


NL East-leading Washington is once again making things tough on the Astros. The Nationals beat Houston for the ninth straight time Tuesday night, a winning streak that dates to 2012. Edwin Jackson will try to help the...