6:20 PM EDT, Tue September 01, 2015
Seattle Times 1 hour ago

Pregame notes and lineups: First wave of September call-ups, Arizona Fall League roster announced

The Mariners announced their first wave of September call-ups, recalling two players from Class AAA Tacoma and selecting two players’ minor league contracts and putting them on the 40-man roster. Seattle had two open roster spots on the 40-man with the respective trades of Austin Jackson and Fernando Rodney to the Cubs. Jose Ramirez, RHP, recalled from […]

Matt of Matt's Bats: Giving thanks for Denard Span

Last week, Nationals fans got the disappointing news that center fielder Denard Span, who had just come off the disabled list, needed hip surgery and would be out for the rest of the 2015 season. This is a huge blow...
MetsBlog 6 hours ago

By adding Addison Reed, the Mets have options

The Mets acquired RH reliever Addison Reed from the D-Backs this past weekend. He joined the Mets at Citi Field on Monday and told reporters that he’s excited to be pitching in a pennant race. “I couldn’t come to a …
Washington Post 2 hours ago

Drew Storen’s slider a bright spot in Nats’ bullpen

After Rafael Soriano relinquished the closer role in September last year, Matt Williams looked to Drew Storen to seal victories for the Nationals. Storen stepped up to the challenge and converted all 10 of his save chances down the stretch, despite lacking the typical mold for a shutdown closer. His 2014 featured a well below-average 20.5 percent strikeout rate paired with an elite groundball rate of 52.5 percent, and there were signs that his sparkling 1.12 ERA were a product of luck — a 90.6 percent left-on-base rate, 3.8 percent HR/FB and a minute .259 BABIP. Entering the 2015 season,...
Denver Post 3 hours ago
Wilin Rosario returns to Rockies for final month; Rex Brothers, Miguel Castro also up

Wilin Rosario returns to Rockies for final month; Rex Brothers, Miguel Castro also up

Wilin Rosario returned to Colorado on Tuesday as the Rockies called up a slew of minor-leaguers on the first day Major League Baseball allows expanded rosters.

Brewers set assignments for Arizona Fall League

The Brewers have set their player assignments for the Arizona Fall League and three of them come courtesy of the Carlos Gomez/Mike Fiers trade with Houston on July 30.
MetsBlog 4 hours ago

Mets call up Campbell, Nieuwenhuis, Eric Young Jr. and Plawecki

The Mets have called up Eric Campbell, Kirk Nieuwenhuis, Eric Young Jr. and Kevin Plawecki as the active roster expanding to 40 players. Campbell, who was hitting .179 with three home runs and 19 RBIs in 61 games, …
Newark Star-Ledger 3 mins ago

Lenny Dykstra accused of stealing $50K in jewelry by Charlie Sheen's ex-porn star fiancee

Former Mets and Phillies star served 6 1/2 months in prison from January 2012 to June 2013 for bankruptcy fraud, concealment of assets and money laundering.
Orange County Register 14 hours ago
Dodgers go long, beat Giants in 14-inning marathon to increase division lead

Dodgers go long, beat Giants in 14-inning marathon to increase division lead

LOS ANGELES – The Dodgers and Giants started playing September baseball before anyone else. It took a bases-loaded single by Adrian Gonzalez in the 14th inning to end a game that spilled over from August and didn't end until after 12:30 Tuesday...
Washington Post 1 hour ago

Nats Journal: Tonight’s Nationals-Cardinals lineups

The Nationals will turn to essentially the same lineup Tuesday as they did in the series opener, with the exception of Wilson Ramos behind the plate and Joe Ross on the mound. The Nationals will face left-handed starter Marco Gonzales, who is making a start in place of Carlos Martinez and his sore back.Read full article >>
Red Reporter 20 mins ago

Reds at Cubs, Game 2: Preview and Predictions Thread

Cincinnati Reds @ Chicago Cubs Tuesday, September 1, 2015 8:10 PM EDTThe Toilet Store Anthony DeSclafani vs. Dan Haren The Reds won last night! A couple of new faces on the field tonight, as the Reds bring up Carlos Contreras and Ramon Cabrera from Louisville as rosters expand. There'll be more names coming, I'm sure. Disco gets the ball tonight, who looks to keep the Reds going on this amazing winning streak they're on right now. Go Reds! Editor's Note: SB Nation's partner FanDuel is running a $1,000,000 fantasy football league for week 1. It's $5 to enter and first place wins...

More National League Rumors & News

Newark Star-Ledger 24 mins ago

Skip Noah Syndergaard? Mets could skip Matt Harvey again too

The return of Steven Matz to the Mets looks like it will lead to some rotation juggling by the team.
CSN Washington 56 mins ago

Nats make first round of September call-ups

The Nationals' first round of September call-ups includes a catching prospect making his major-league debut.
Newark Star-Ledger 59 mins ago
Mets outright Vic Black, ending season with high hopes

Mets outright Vic Black, ending season with high hopes

NEW YORK -- A season that began with high hopes will end in the minors for Vic Black. The Mets outrighted the reliever Tuesday afternoon to make room on the 40-man roster for it's set of call-ups and players returning...
New York Daily News 1 hour ago
Ex-Met Lenny Dykstra denies stealing from Charlie Sheen’s ex

Ex-Met Lenny Dykstra denies stealing from Charlie Sheen’s ex

Nails is trying to put the nail in the coffin of reports that he stole jewelry from porn star, and Charlie Sheen ex, Brett Rossi.
Washington Post 1 hour ago

Nats Journal: Wilmer Difo, Drew Ward lead Nationals prospects headed to Arizona Fall League

The Nationals will send seven prospects and minor leaguers to the Arizona Fall League, a group headlined by infielders Wilmer Difo and Drew Ward. The AFL, which often features some of the best prospects in the sport, is scheduled to begin Oct. 13 and lasts five weeks.Read full article >>

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