6:29 AM EDT, Sat May 30, 2015
Denver Post 7 hours ago

Chad Bettis flirts with perfect game as Rockies top Phillies, Hamels

PHILADELPHIA — Chad Bettis played cards with Boone Logan on a plastic folding table in the Rockies' clubhouse before Friday night's game against the Phillies.
philly.com 6 hours ago

Inside the Phillies: Sizing up the market for Hamels

The first eight weeks of the baseball season have continued to shape the trade market for Phillies ace Cole Hamels.
Cincinnati.com 10 hours ago
Nationals' Stephen Strasburg leaves game vs. Reds early

Nationals' Stephen Strasburg leaves game vs. Reds early

Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg left Friday's start against the Reds in the second inning with an apparent injury.         
Washington Post 7 hours ago

Another early exit for Strasburg as Nationals fall to Reds, 5-2

CINCINNATI — Midway through the second inning of Friday night’s eventual 5-2 loss to Cincinnati, Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg trudged to the dugout, leaving another start early, once again with an apparent injury. Hopes for rejuvenation of a disappointing season were postponed, replaced by...
Houston Chronicle 15 hours ago

Scott Feldman placed on 15-day DL after knee surgery

Starting pitcher Scott Feldman has been placed on the 15-day Disabled List after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his right knee this morning to repair a torn medial meniscus, the team announced. Feldman injured his knee in his last start (Tuesday at Baltimore) while fielding a ground ball. RHP Michael Feliz has been recalled from Class […]
Gaslamp Ball 3 hours ago

Padres 6, Pirates 2: Derek Norris slams the door on Pittsburgh

With one swing, Derek Norris went from golden sombrero to golden boy. Going into tonight's game, the Padres had gone so long without a walkoff win that our illustrious leader made a note of it this morning. Well, the reverse jinx worked and Derek Norris (who you should vote into the All-Star Game here) put the Friars on top with the team's first walkoff grand slam since 2010. But a lot of credit has to go to starting pitcher James Shields, who put up yet another solid start, holding the Pirates to a measly two runs in six innings. Shields's one bit of trouble came in the third inning,...
Newsday 10 hours ago
Travis d'Arnaud suffers bone bruise in right wrist

Travis d'Arnaud suffers bone bruise in right wrist

Mets catcher Travis d'Arnaud was dealt a setback in his return from a fractured finger on Thursday when he suffered a bone bruise in his right wrist while hitting and had to remove himself from a minor- league rehab appearance.

Rendon plays 7 innings at 2B in rehab with Harrisburg

Anthony Rendon began a new rehab assignment Friday night with Class AA Harrisburg, playing seven innings at second base and going 1-for-4 with three strikeouts in the Senators’ 3-2 win at Bowie. Rendon, whose previous stint with Harrisburg while rehabbing from a sprained knee was cut short by an oblique strain, appeared in an official…
New York Daily News 9 hours ago
Matt Harvey start ruined by 3-run HR as Mets fall to Marlins

Matt Harvey start ruined by 3-run HR as Mets fall to Marlins

Matt Harvey had it all. The fastball was crackling and reaching 98 mph on the radar gun. The slider was leaving Marlins on their heels.
Washington Post 17 hours ago

Max Scherzer, Jordan Zimmermann give Nats the best 1-2 punch in baseball

The Nationals made headlines when they signed pitcher Max Scherzer to a seven-year deal worth $210 million. They were instantly installed as World Series favorites and considered by many to have the best starting rotation in baseball.Read full article >>

A.J. Ellis says Dodgers' loss to Cardinals is a real frame job

A.J. Ellis sighed as he recalled how he was thrown out of a game for the first time in his career.
Viva El Birdos 2 hours ago
5.29 Cardinals vs. Dodgers Recap: Best pitching in baseball shuts out baseball's top offense

5.29 Cardinals vs. Dodgers Recap: Best pitching in baseball shuts out baseball's top offense

Lackey dominates the Dodgers en route to a 3-0 Cardinals victory. pre game Dodgers Lineup: Joc Pederson 8 Jimmy Rollins 6 Howie Kendrick 4 Adrian Gonzalez 3 Justin Turner 5 Andre Ethier 9 Alex Guerrero 7 A.J. Ellis 2 Mike Bolsinger 1 Cardinals Lineup: Kolten Wong 4 Matt Carpenter 5 Jhonny Peralta 6 Randal Grichuk 7 Mark Reynolds 3 Yadier Molina 2 Jason Heyward 9 Peter Bourjos 8 John Lackey 1 game Throughout the day, storm clouds gathered above the city of St. Louis. By game time, a dark, threatening indigo muddled the sky, intimidating...
Cincinnati.com 6 hours ago
Day 45: Johnny Edwards, three-time Reds' All-Star

Day 45: Johnny Edwards, three-time Reds' All-Star

We're counting down to the All-Star Game at GABP in July by profiling all 100 Reds All-Stars. Today: Johnny Edwards (45).         

Brewers dip into Class AA for starting pitcher

The team announced Friday that right-hander Tyler Wagner would be recalled from Biloxi and start Sunday’s series finale against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Miller Park.
Redleg Nation 7 hours ago

Final R H E Washington Nationals (28-20) 2 10 0 Cincinnati Reds (20-27)) 5 11 0 W: DeSclafani (3-4) L: Jordan (0-1) S: Chapman (8) FanGraphs Win Probability | Box Score The Good –What about Zack Cozart out of the leadoff spot? 3-5 with an RBI.

Final R H E Washington Nationals (28-20) 2 10 0 Cincinnati Reds (20-27)) 5 11 0 W: DeSclafani (3-4) L: Jordan (0-1) S: Chapman (8) FanGraphs Win Probability | Box Score The Good –What about Zack Cozart out of the leadoff spot? 3-5 with an RBI. Sure, Cozart has no business hitting leadoff — he’s …
Jung Ho Kang is on fire

Jung Ho Kang is on fire

I’ll be the first to admit it; I was skeptical of Jung Ho Kang. When the Pirates signed him this winter, my initial thought was that it was a worthy risk to take and that maybe he’d develop into a decent hitter for the Bucs eventually, but that the learning curve from the KBO to […]
philly.com 4 hours ago
Cole Hamels, Phillies fall to Rockies

Cole Hamels, Phillies fall to Rockies

One pitch, Cole Hamels said, was in the wrong place. The other was in the right place, the Phillies pitcher said. Both offerings brought the same result in Friday night's 4-1 loss to Colorado.

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Houston Chronicle 4 hours ago

Chris Devenski, Josh Hader team up to pitch Hooks’ first no-hitter

With all the shuffling in the Astros’ minor league system in recent weeks, it might be understandable if the Class AA Corpus Christi Hooks were to go into a funk while adjusting to their new roster. Don’t tell that to pitchers Chris Devenski and Josh Hader, who on Friday night combined on the franchise’s first […]
Dodgers' scoreless streak on road reaches 37 innings in 3-0 loss at St. Louis

Dodgers' scoreless streak on road reaches 37 innings in 3-0 loss at St. Louis

ST. LOUIS – This time the Dodgers’ humiliation at Busch Stadium came with a side of outrage. Right-hander John Lackey held them to five hits and nine strikeouts in the first seven innings as the Dodgers were shut out for the fourth time in their...
Arizona Republic 5 hours ago
Diamondbacks turn to Salty as Tuffy hits DL

Diamondbacks turn to Salty as Tuffy hits DL

Tuffy Gosewisch might have a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, a diagnosis he will have confirmed next week.         
St. Louis Post-Dispatch 5 hours ago
Cards shuffle, keep on winning

Cards shuffle, keep on winning

Peralta subs in third spot for ailing Holliday; Grichuk produces in cleanup spot.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch 5 hours ago
Adams has surgery as Cards commit to Reynolds

Adams has surgery as Cards commit to Reynolds

Even as his surgery Friday pushed back the earliest possible return date for Matt Adams, the Cardinals asserted before they start looking at other options at first base — internal and external…

National League Player News

  • 13 Stephen Strasburg

    Stephen Strasburg

    Reds 5, Nationals 2: Cincinnati tops Washington; Stephen Strasburg leaves game early

  • 9 Matt Harvey

    Matt Harvey

    Mets' Matt Harvey strikes out 11, but allows 4 runs vs. Miami Marlins

  • 7 Cody Asche

    Cody Asche

    Outfielder Cody Asche rejoins Phillies

  • 5 Jayson Werth

    Jayson Werth

    Nats Journal: More on the Jayson Werth diagnosis and what the Nationals plan to do without him

  • 4 Travis d'Arnaud

    Travis d'Arnaud

    Travis d'Arnaud suffers bone bruise in right wrist

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