ATLANTA - A kid from West Chester lined Jonathan Papelbon's slider to first base. Darin Ruf snared it, Papelbon pumped his fist a few times, and four Phillies pitchers could bask in a strange moment. The Phillies celebrated the first combined no-hitter in their 132 years of existence with a group hug on the Turner Field mound.
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Cole Hamels combined with relievers Jake Diekman, Ken Giles, and Jonathan Papelbon for a no-hitter in Monday afternoon's 7-0 defeat of the host Braves.
The Blue Jays, on the outskirts of the AL wild-card race, announced the deal Sunday night.
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TORONTO (AP) - The Philadelphia Phillies have traded outfielder John Mayberry Jr. to the Toronto Blue Jays for minor league infielder Gustavo Pierre.
The Miami Marlins activated Dan Jennings and Carter Capps from the disabled list before Monday's game.The Marlins' added two bullpen arms Monday and one more is returning to action Tuesday.
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MIAMI -- Terry Collins censored himself during a postgame interview session after the Mets committed six errors in a 9-6 loss to the Miami Marlins on Labor Day. “I’m not sure I can say it publicly,” Collins said about sharing his true thoughts on the error total. “It wasn’t just that. A lot of phases of the game weren’t very good.” Asked if the performance was an embarrassment, Collins added: “Well, it’s not a big-league baseball game.
Marlins pitcher Henderson Alvarez has exited Mondays game because of a side injury, slamming the ball into his managers hand as he left the mound.
Nationals recalled RHP Blake Treinen from Triple-A Syracuse.
Roberto Hernandez (8-9, 3.81) vs. Gio Gonzalez (6-9, 3.86). It's the battle of two guys whose last names end in -ez! Or, the battle of National League division leaders, if you will. And though others are talking about how the Nationals (with a recent 10-game win streak and a six-game lead in the East) are heading in a different direction than the Dodgers, I think we might surprise Labor Day crowds today at the Stadium. Gonzalez, after all, is 0-5 with a 4.38 ERA in his last nine outings; the Nationals are 4-19 over their last 23 at Dodger Stadium. But let's just have a nice fun day out...
Relievers Jake Diekman, Ken Giles and closer Jonathan Papelbon each pitched a hitless inning to finish off the fourth no-hitter in the majors this season.
Result: The Mets dropped their series opener, 9-6, to the Marlins in Miami on Monday afternoon. Need to know: Zack Wheeler got the nod for the Mets but labored through his start. The young right-hander, who had allowed two or fewer runs in 10 of his past 11 starts, allowed five runs — three earned […]