10:22 PM EDT, Wed August 20, 2014
MASN Sports 4 hours ago

Williams on Rendon day off, Zimmerman return date and Soriano status - Byron Kerr

Nationals manager Matt Williams had an update on third baseman/outfielder Ryan Zimmerman as he recovers from a severe hamstring injury. Zimmerman has been on the disabled list since July 23 with a right hamstring strain. "I know that he's strengthening,...
CSN Washington 3 hours ago

Williams expects Zimmerman back in September

There's still no definitive timetable for Ryan Zimmerman to return from his hamstring injury, but Matt Williams believes it will happen before season's end.
philly.com 3 hours ago
David Montgomery: 'Ruben is not on the hot seat'

David Montgomery: 'Ruben is not on the hot seat'

David Montgomery, speaking Tuesday to a group of fans at Citizens Bank Park, issued yet another vote of confidence for Ruben Amaro Jr. The Phillies, who have spent more than $500 million in payroll since the start of the 2012 season, will miss the postseason for the third straight year.
MetsBlog 2 hours ago

Colon to pitch Sunday; Mets will miss Kershaw

Bartolo Colon will return to the Mets Sunday to pitch against the Dodgers in the finale of the three-game series in Los Angeles. It will be his first outing since his mother died Monday, when Colon missed his scheduled start (Rubin, Aug. 20). Jon Niese pitches Friday and Jacob deGrom Saturday. The Mets will need […]
Miami Herald 1 hour ago
Christian Yelich, Marcell Ozuna join Giancarlo Stanton as hot-hitting Miami Marlins outfielders

Christian Yelich, Marcell Ozuna join Giancarlo Stanton as hot-hitting Miami Marlins outfielders

The Marlins are hitting the road for an important nine-game trip beginning Friday night in Colorado, and Giancarlo Stanton isn’t the only hot bat they’re taking with them. His outfield mates have been on fire of late, too.
MetsBlog 9 hours ago

The case for keeping Bartolo Colon

In a sea of comparatively green, twenty-somethings vying for a slot, Bartolo Colon, the 17-year veteran whom the Mets signed to a two-year, $20 million contract this past offseason, could be the odd man out. Colon, 41, has pitched notably well for the Mets in 2014, posting a 3.85 ERA (versus a 3.40 FIP and […]

Cabrera fitting in with Nats

Since Asdrubal Cabrera arrived in Washington on Aug. 1 – a day after he was acquired at the 2014 non-waiver trade deadline – the Nationals have gone 13-5 overall and 11-4 with him in the lineup. He has reached base at a .348 clip since joining the Nationals and has eight RBI and seven runs in…
Seattle Times 5 hours ago

Wil Nieves rallies Phillies to 4-3 win over Mariners

Wil Nieves doubled and had three hits and Cole Hamels got a victory when he wasn’t at his best as the Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Seattle Mariners 4-3 on Wednesday.
MASN Sports 2 hours ago

After short rain delay, Nats get on the board - Byron Kerr

Wednesday's game was delayed a grand total of 12 minutes thanks to a late afternoon rain shower. The Nationals and Diamondbacks got under way with right-hander Tanner Roark facing fellow righty Trevor Cahill. The Nationals are seeking their ninth straight...
Miami Herald 6 hours ago
Martinez, Rangers top Marlins, 5-4

Martinez, Rangers top Marlins, 5-4

Nick Martinez allowed two runs over six innings in his homecoming, Alex Rios drove in two runs and the Texas Rangers roughed up Miami starter Nathan Eovaldi early on the way to a 5-4 win over the Marlins on Wednesday afternoon.
Sacramento Bee 3 hours ago
Wheeler wins again, Mets end 3-game skid

Wheeler wins again, Mets end 3-game skid

Lucas Duda hit a three-run homer, Eric Campbell also connected and the New York Mets beat the Oakland Athletics 8-5 on Wednesday to snap a three-game losing streak. Oakland Athletics' Coco Crisp reacts to a called strike in the first inning of their interleague baseball game against the New York Mets Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. New York Mets' Lucas Duda hits a three run homer off Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija in the third inning of their interleague baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. New York Mets starting pitcher...

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Newsday 1 hour ago

Grieving Bartolo Colon opts to pitch Sunday

At his own insistence, Bartolo Colon will come off the bereavement list to start for the Mets against the Dodgers on Sunday. Colon will then return to the Dominican Republic to attend funeral services for his mother.

Zack Wheeler, Lucas Duda lead Mets past Athletics, 8-5

Right-hander and brawny power hitter continue encouraging seasons for Mets

Mets hope to bring offense to L.A.

OAKLAND, Calif. -- The hope now is that there will be some offensive carryover into the weekend. The Mets went off for 10 hits in their 8-5 win against the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday, and looking forward, the thought process was the same for everyone in the clubhouse from the manager to the players. “It felt good and hopefully we can keep it going,” said Lucas Duda, whose three-run home run in the third inning was the game’s big shot.
Miami Herald 2 hours ago

David J. Neal: The bottom line is the Marlins are building a contender as long as Stanton is re-signed

Two years ago, the Marlins indulged in another roster shattering that’s endeared them to more fans of every other team than potential fans of their own. Another Proven for Promising deal felt like the most cynically broken promise in that first year of the Debt Dome in Little Havana.

Anthony Rendon gets a day off

After starting 62 straight games, a span of 567 2/3 innings, Anthony Rendon was given Wednesday off. It is part of Manager Matt Williams’s plan to get Rendon and others days off over the final six weeks of the season. The Nationals are in the midst of 16 games in 16 days. A six-game West Coast trip […]

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  • 4 Giancarlo Stanton

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    Giancarlo Stanton’s walk-off single leads Miami Marlins to victory over Rangers

  • 3 Wilmer Flores

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  • 3 Stephen Strasburg

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