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LEADING OFF: Strasburg vs Urias, O's battle illness

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



One phenom faces another when Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg (13-0, 2.51) takes on young Dodgers left-hander Julio Urias (1-2, 4.95). Strasburg, the first overall pick in the 2009 draft, has emerged as an NL Cy Young Award candidate, especially with Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw battling an injury. Urias is just 19 but could compete for Cy Youngs in the future. For now, he's trying to rebound from a rough start against AL East-leading Baltimore in his last start.


The Orioles are limping into getaway day at the end of their four-game series against the Yankees....