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LEADING OFF: Bonds tells Harper to run, Scherzer faces Thor

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

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GIVEN FIRST? TAKE SECOND

Barry Bonds has some advice for Bryce Harper: If pitchers are going to put you on first base, may as well set your sights on second. Bonds, the career home run and walk leader and now Marlins hitting coach, said Harper is "going to need to learn to steal bases and get to second base and make his teammates' job easier." Harper leads the majors with 41 walks and has six stolen bases this season, tying his highest mark since swiping 11 in 2013.

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Batters will dig in at their own risk when the Nationals' Max Scherzer (4-2, 4.15 ERA) faces the Mets'...

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