1:44 AM EDT, Wed May 27, 2015
MetsBlog 2 hours ago

David Wright’s contract is insured

David Wright‘s contract is inured, and the Mets would recoup 75 percent of his contract while he’s out once he misses a certain amount of time (May 26, 10:40 p.m.) According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, …
Newsday 2 hours ago

After pen blows lead for Jacob deGrom, Wilmer Flores gets walk-off single in 10th

Wilmer Flores touched first base, tossed his helmet aside, then braced for the rush of humanity. Soon, his Mets teammates were upon him, arriving en masse from the dugout to celebrate a 5-4 victory in 10 innings Tuesday night against the Phillies.
CSN Washington 5 hours ago

Bryce Harper still doesn't think he's MLB's best

Bryce Harper is on a tear to begin the 2015 season. But, according to a report, even he doesn't think he's the best player in the majors -- yet.
Dodgers agree to trade Juan Uribe to Braves for Alberto Callaspo

Dodgers agree to trade Juan Uribe to Braves for Alberto Callaspo

The Dodgers and Atlanta Braves agreed to trade infielders on Tuesday, with third baseman Juan Uribe headed East and the Dodgers getting utility player Alberto Callaspo.
Cincinnati.com 14 hours ago
Reds' Johnny Cueto getting MRI on elbow

Reds' Johnny Cueto getting MRI on elbow

Reds pitcher Johnny Cueto was scheduled to have an MRI on his elbow Tuesday, his agent Bryce Dixon told the Enquirer.         
Padres Public 14 hours ago

In Which Derek Norris is Blamed for Home Run Problems, Plight of Humankind

Note: The conclusions reached herein do not necessarily match the title; Derek Norris is neither fully to blame for the home runs problems or the plight of humankind. We’re just following standard internet get-readers-riled-up headline making.  A couple of week ago I wrote about Derek Norris’ pitch framing struggles, noting that Norris’ early numbers, perhaps surprisingly, rated him as one of the worst framers in the league. Normally, just a month and a half into the season, we’d say something about small sample sizes and move on, but as mentioned in the article, the quick...
Newsday 3 hours ago

Travis d'Arnaud catches five innings in extended spring training game

Travis d'Arnaud made progress Tuesday in his quest to return from the disabled list, playing in an extended spring training game in Port St. Lucie, Florida. He caught five innings and went 1-for-3 with a run.

Marlins place slumping Michael Morse on DL

The Miami Marlins have placed struggling first baseman Michael Morse on the 15-day disabled list with a right finger sprain.

DC Sports Bog: Mike Rizzo defends Tyler Clippard trade

Nats GM Mike Rizzo is typically showered with Hosannas whenever the Nats make a trade, and indeed, his résumé includes many more hits than misses. But when the Nats traded Tyler Clippard for Yunel Escobar in January, the local reaction seemed mixed. Fans were sad. Their kids were sadder. Boz wrote that the trade felt like Plan C. Mark Zuckerman wrote that it “seemed like a head-scratcher” at first glance, although he went on to explain the rationale.Read full article >>
Fish@Bat 10 hours ago

RT @Ken_Rosenthal: Sources: Confusion over signs with #Marlins evident in past week; likely influenced decision on Butler.

RT @Ken_Rosenthal: Sources: Confusion over signs with #Marlins evident in past week; likely influenced decision on Butler.
Morse on 15-day DL, Marlins recall Urena to start vs. Pirates

Morse on 15-day DL, Marlins recall Urena to start vs. Pirates

The Miami Marlins placed first baseman Michael Morse on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive May 24) with a right finger sprain, recalling right-hander Jose Urena in the process to start Tuesday night's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Brewers vs. Giants: Tuesday game report

Brewers vs. Giants: Tuesday game report

Right-hander David Goforth is up in the majors for the first time after being summoned to fill the roster spot of injured starter Wily Peralta.
Washington Post 3 hours ago

Cubs walk off with a win as Desmond’s error dooms Nats in ninth, 3-2

CHICAGO — By winning percentage, the Nationals entered Tuesday as one of the majors’ best teams in one-run games. Manager Matt Williams said before Tuesday’s game the key to that success was the ability to manufacture runs when most necessary – like in the ninth inning of a tie game on the road, for example. Read full article >>
Redleg Nation 3 hours ago

Titanic Struggle Recap: Winning Streak!

Final R H E Colorado Rockies (18-26) 1 4 0 Cincinnati Reds (19-26)) 2 5 0 W: Chapman (3-3) L: Brown (0-2) FanGraphs Win Probability | Box Score The Good –One game winning streak! One game winning streak! –Rookie hurler Michael Lorenzen is your player of the game, tossing seven strong innings, allowing one run …
VIDEO: Freese helps Angels out of a jam

VIDEO: Freese helps Angels out of a jam

The scoreless game Tuesday seemed to be in jeopardy when Angels starter Matt Shoemaker loaded the bases with one out in the top of the fourth, but the Angels found a way out. Shoemaker struck out Padres second baseman Cory Spangenberg for the second...

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Northwest Herald 26 mins ago

Russell double gives Cubs win over Nationals

CHICAGO – The moment Kris Bryant made contact, just about everyone in the Cubs' dugout rose to take a look.
Arizona Republic 27 mins ago
Bradley 'frustrated' since line-drive scare

Bradley 'frustrated' since line-drive scare

On Tuesday night, Bradley gave up six runs to the St. Louis Cardinals before he could escape the fourth inning as the Diamondbacks were beaten 6-4 at Busch Stadium.         
St. Louis Post-Dispatch 39 mins ago
Cards turn to Reynolds with Adams hobbled by muscle injury

Cards turn to Reynolds with Adams hobbled by muscle injury

The first baseman strained his right quadriceps legging out a double Tuesday.

Recognize this? Clayton Kershaw dominates in Dodgers' 8-0 win

Then, on May 26, 2015, all was right in the Dodgers' world. Clayton Kershaw was again dominating, the Dodgers were scoring bunches of runs and Adrian Gonzalez was going deep.
Final: Clayton Kershaw throws seven scoreless innings in Dodgers win

Final: Clayton Kershaw throws seven scoreless innings in Dodgers win

LOS ANGELES – That guy looked familiar. Amid all the speculation and overwrought, numbers-crunching analysis about what’s wrong with Clayton Kershaw, everything looked very right with him Tuesday night. Kershaw turned in his best start of the...

National League Player News

  • 9 Bryce Harper

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    Bryce Harper still doesn't think he's MLB's best

  • 6 Wilmer Flores

    Wilmer Flores

    WATCH: Wilmer Flores the hero in walk-off Mets after being the scapegoat too long

  • 4 Madison Bumgarner

    Madison Bumgarner

    Giants hit three home runs to back Bumgarner in victory over Brewers

  • 4 Kris Bryant

    Kris Bryant

    Cubs' Addison Russell, Kris Bryant step up against Nationals

  • 4 Juan Uribe

    Juan Uribe

    Dodgers agree to trade Juan Uribe to Braves for Alberto Callaspo

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