3:31 PM EDT, Sat April 29, 2017
MASN Sports 7 hours ago
Rafael Bautista to be called up to replace injured Adam Eaton - Byron Kerr

Rafael Bautista to be called up to replace injured Adam Eaton - Byron Kerr

In the wake of the loss of center fielder Adam Eaton to a potential serious left leg injury, the Nationals will promote centerfielder Rafael Bautista to the major league club, a baseball source has confirmed. Eaton was injured Friday night...
MASN Sports 2 hours ago

No MRI result yet on Eaton; notes on Bautista, Taylor, Harper - Byron Kerr

Nationals manager Dusty Baker did not have a complete medical update during his pregame press conference on the extent of the injury suffered by center fielder Adam Eaton at the end of last night's 7-5 loss to the Mets. "Nothing...
Washington Times 3 hours ago

Nationals place Eaton on 10-day DL with left knee strain

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Washington Nationals placed outfielder Adam Eaton on the 10-day disabled list with a left knee strain. Eaton is scheduled to undergo an MRI on Saturday. "We're hopeful it's not as serious as it looked," said manager Dusty Baker on Saturday. The 28-year-old stepped awkwardly on the ...
CBS DC 3 hours ago

Nats Place Adam Eaton on DL, Call Up Rafael Bautista

The Nationals are making moves to adjust for Adam Eaton's injury.
TalkingChop 15 hours ago
Freeman’s late-game heroics lead Braves to comeback win over Brewers

Freeman’s late-game heroics lead Braves to comeback win over Brewers

Freddie Freeman’s go-ahead home run in the top of the ninth capped six unanswered runs for the Braves The Atlanta Braves extended their winning streak to three games in comeback fashion with a 10-8 win over the Milwaukee Brewers Friday night. Despite trailing 8-4 earlier in the ballgame, the Braves took an 8-8 tie into the top of the ninth inning. Adonis Garcia led off the ninth with a double to left, followed by Freddie Freeman’s eighth home run of the year to put Atlanta up 10-8. Jim Johnson recorded back-to-back strikeouts of Eric Thames and Ryan Braun before inducing a Travis Shaw...
Kris Willis / TalkingChop 7 hours ago

Atlanta Braves podcast roundup (April 23 -29)

All of the best Braves podcasts from the week that was Talking Chop Podcast Episode 62: Major League struggles and Minor League hope with Eric Cole Brad is joined by Eric Cole to discuss Atlanta's losing streak, Brian Snitker's managerial prowess, Freddie Freeman and a wide-ranging Minor League breakdown. The...
Kris Willis / TalkingChop 1 hour ago

Jaime Garcia, Braves look to extend winning streak against Brewers

Atlanta seeks a fourth straight win Saturday night. Freddie Freeman’s late heroics helped the Atlanta Braves to a 10-8 win over the Milwaukee Brewers in Friday’s series opener. Atlanta trailed 4-0, rallied to tie it and then fell behind 8-4 before scoring six unanswered runs to claim their third...
Sports Illustrated 5 hours ago
Madison Bumgarner to miss three months due to Grade 2 AC joint sprain

Madison Bumgarner to miss three months due to Grade 2 AC joint sprain

The Giants will be without Madison Bumgarner for the remainder of the first half of the season.
San Francisco Chronicle 14 hours ago

Giants’ Madison Bumgarner doesn’t need surgery

Giants’ Madison Bumgarner doesn’t need surgery Eight days after his dirt-bike accident in Colorado, left-hander Madison Bumgarner began a prolonged rehabilitation on Friday that will extend past midseason. The Giants’ ace was diagnosed with a Grade 2 sprain in the AC joint of his throwing shoulder...
Over the Monster 1 hour ago
Red Sox vs. Cubs ling: Sox run it back against old ‘friend’ John Lackey

Red Sox vs. Cubs ling: Sox run it back against old ‘friend’ John Lackey

Lackey might also make an appearance as Sox reliever Heath Hembree, because they might just be the same person. The Red Sox (12-10) welcome the Cubs (12-9) to Fenway Park for the second of game of a three-game series today (4:05 p.m., NESN, FS1), less than 24 hours after Boston’s offense perked up for a big, ultimately game-winning 5-run first inning last night, ending what had been a brutal scoring drought as the bullpen held on for the win. The offense look to continue its scoring ways against Red Sox alumnus John Lackey, who has done double duty this year both as the Cubs’ third-ish...
Bleed Cubbie Blue 1 hour ago

Cubs, Red Sox Continue Weekend Series

Looking for Saturday's game threads? You have come to the right place. Here are today’s particulars. Cubs lineup: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Red Sox lineup: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx John Lackey vs. Steven Wright Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY...
Cubs Insider 29 mins ago
Cubs Affiliate Update: Pelicans Just Beginning to Fire on All Cylinders

Cubs Affiliate Update: Pelicans Just Beginning to Fire on All Cylinders

Any day now, fans of the Myrtle Beach Pelicans will rejoice with great jubilation when it is announced that Eloy Jimenez has been activated from the disabled list.The fortunes of the Pelicans will change when the anointed one steps into the batter’s box for the very first time. Fireworks will explode, baseballs will rain down in … The post Cubs Affiliate Update: Pelicans Just Beginning to Fire on All Cylinders appeared first on Cubs Insider.
Federal Baseball 6 hours ago
Washington Nationals drop 7-5 series opener to New York Mets in dramatic fashion...

Washington Nationals drop 7-5 series opener to New York Mets in dramatic fashion...

Washington swept their three-game set with the New York Mets last weekend in Citi Field, but Nationals’ skipper Dusty Baker knew they’d be in for a fight this weekend in D.C. With wins in nine of ten games on their recently-completed road trip, the Washington Nationals opened up a 4.0 game lead in the NL East heading into Friday night’s series opener with the New York Mets in the nation’s capital. The Mets, expected to be the Nats’ main competition in the division, lost 9 of 10 over that same stretch, including three-straight to the Nationals in Citi Field last weekend. With the...
MLB Trade Rumors 5 hours ago

Dodgers Sign Max Muncy To Minor-League Deal

The Triple-A Oklahoma City Dodgers have announced that their parent club has signed infielder Max Muncy, apparently to a minor-league deal. He’ll play for Oklahoma City. The Athletics outrighted Muncy last winter. He played a handful of games with them in Spring Training, but it appears they released him at some point. He has not yet…
Tomahawk Take 5 hours ago
Atlanta Braves News: The Morning Chop, Box Score, Billy Joel, Freddie Freeman’s Blast!

Atlanta Braves News: The Morning Chop, Box Score, Billy Joel, Freddie Freeman’s Blast!

Baseball Reference Tomahawk Take Editor’s Note: The Atlanta Braves and the Milwaukee Brewers faced off on Friday night in game one of a three-game series at Miller Park.  Going into the game with Bartolo Colon on the mound for the Braves, I was pretty confident we’d win this game.  About halfway through, I was less […] Atlanta Braves News: The Morning Chop, Box Score, Billy Joel, Freddie Freeman’s Blast! - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - An Atlanta Braves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
San Diego Union-Tribune 14 hours ago

Early error, late home run sink Padres against Giants

On Friday, third baseman Cory Spangenberg received his first start in left field since 2014. Ryan Schimpf made his second consecutive start at third. Manager Andy Green had chosen to keep both left-handed hitters — one recently recalled from Triple-A, the other emerging from a slump — in the lineup...
The Republican 15 hours ago
Fernando Abad has first big moment since trade to Boston Red Sox, gives glimpse of how effective he can be

Fernando Abad has first big moment since trade to Boston Red Sox, gives glimpse of how effective he can be

John Farrell gave Fernando Abad his first big opportunity here in 2017 on Friday against the Cubs and Abad delivered his first big moment as a member of the Red Sox.
Red Reporter 3 hours ago
Reds at Cardinals, Game 2: Postponed

Reds at Cardinals, Game 2: Postponed

Wah. Cincinnati Reds vs. St. Louis Cardinals POSTPONED Well, I had a thing here about the pitching match up but, well, if you haven’t heard... Today’s #Reds and Cardinals game in St. Louis is postponed due to weather. Game Will Be Made Up At A Date & Time To Be Determined. pic.twitter.com/4pqYIQH8Oy— Cincinnati Reds (@Reds) April 29, 2017 So, there’s probably other baseball games being played around the country. If you’re watching those, feel free to jump into the comments and hang with us.
CSN Philly 14 hours ago

Phillies-Dodgers 5 things: Phils face resurgent Brandon McCarthy

Zach Eflin and the Phillies look to start a new winning streak while the Dodgers try to take the series Saturday night. (9:10/CSN and CSNPhilly.com)

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Cincinnati.com 3 hours ago

Saturday's Reds game in St. Louis postponed

Saturday's Reds game in St. Louis has been postponed due to rain. No makeup date has been announced         
Amazin Avenue 6 hours ago
Mets Morning News: Mets finally win, but Cespedes officially hits the DL

Mets Morning News: Mets finally win, but Cespedes officially hits the DL

Your Saturday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets The Mets finally snapped their six-game losing streak against no less than the vaunted Nationals. Victory was bittersweet though, as the Mets were forced to place Yoenis Cespedes on the 10-day DL with a hamstring injury before the game. There were positive signs for the Mets, as they won behind seven runs, finally showing some offensive life. Choose your recap: Amazin’ Avenue short and long, Times, Post, Daily News, MLB.com, Newsday, NJ.com, Bergen County Record. Many writers thought Terry Collins...
Amazin Avenue 6 hours ago
Mets Daily Prospect Report, 4/29/17: All of the teams lose, Amed Rosario gets all the hits

Mets Daily Prospect Report, 4/29/17: All of the teams lose, Amed Rosario gets all the hits

Catch up on all the Mets prospects in yesterday's minor league action! *All results from games played on Friday, April 28, 2017 Triple-A - Las Vegas 51s (10-12) ALBUQUERQUE 8, LAS VEGAS 4 (Box) The Isotopes got to starter Ricky Knapp early, scoring four runs in the top of first and taking a 6-0 lead by the fifth inning in their 8-4 win over the 51s. The loss was Vegas’ third straight and sixth in their last eight games as Albuquerque starter Jeff Hoffman threw seven one-hit shutout innings to get the win. The only Vegas player with a multi-hit game was Amed Rosario, who is now hitting...
San Diego Union-Tribune 6 hours ago

Josh Naylor stays hot for Storm

Josh Naylor has turned a cold start on its head in a hurry. The Padres’ 19-year-old first base prospect hit a tiebreaking home run in the ninth inning, sending high Single-A Lake Elsinore to a 9-6 win over host Inland Empire on Friday night. The blast was Naylor’s fifth in 22 games after he hit...
Mile High Sports 6 hours ago

HIGHLIGHTS: Kyle Freeland steps up with strong outing to right Rockies

Colorado needed a strong pitching performance in Arizona after surrendering 42 runs over their previous three games against Washington. The post HIGHLIGHTS: Kyle Freeland steps up with strong outing to right Rockies appeared first on Mile High Sports.

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    Adam Eaton

    Nats Place Adam Eaton on DL, Call Up Rafael Bautista

  • 6 Madison Bumgarner

    Madison Bumgarner

    Madison Bumgarner to miss three months due to Grade 2 AC joint sprain

  • 5 Jon Lester

    Jon Lester

    Jon Lester, ex-Boston Red Sox ace, has been 'underappreciated whole career,' Theo Epstein says

  • 5 Jake Arrieta

    Jake Arrieta

    Chicago Cubs News: Arrieta struggles in first; Prospect update

  • 5 Christian Arroyo

    Christian Arroyo

    Arroyo goes deep for second time, paces 4-3 win for the Giants

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