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By Gordon Edes ESPN Boston ST. PETERSBURG, Fl.—With four days before Thursday’s trading deadline, left-handed reliever Andrew Miller remains high on the list of the contenders seeking bullpen help. The Braves and Pirates have been tracking him for some time, the Royals have interest, and there are a host of other clubs here for Sunday’s finale against the Tampa Bay Rays. Atlanta’s only lefty in the pen is rookie Chase Shreve, so Miller is an obvious fit for the Braves.
Marc Serota/Miami's Jose Fernandez (left) is recovering from Tommy John surgery, but the Marlins have won the last 10 games started by Henderson Alvarez (right).NEW YORK FIRST PITCH: The Mets portray themselves as still part of the NL East race. If they want to validate a series win against the Atlanta Braves, then they better head into the All-Star break strongly by taking care of business against the Miami Marlins, too. Zack Wheeler (4-8, 4.
Carlos Torres #52 RPNew York Mets 2014 STATS GM41 W4 L4 BB20 K62 ERA2.98 NEW YORK -- Carlos Torres completed the 11th inning and earned the win, but the reliever did get a visit from the trainer after being struck in the bare hand with a two-out line drive off the bat of B.J. Upton during the final inning of the Mets' 4-3 win against the Atlanta Braves on Monday. An X-ray after the game was negative. Torres officially has a bruise.
NEW YORK –Mets starter Jon Niese (left shoulder strain) had a second MRI on Monday and said it showed he had inflammation in his left A/C joint. He will take anti-inflammatory medication. Niese said Sunday this is an injury he …
ATLANTA -- Asked to sum up a road trip in which the Mets lost six of seven games, Terry Collins steered the conversation directly to the absence of David Wright. Wright aggravated his left rotator cuff injury in Pittsburgh last Thursday and has missed six straight games. “Obviously we miss David,” Collins said after the Braves completed a three-game sweep of the Mets at Turner Field with a 3-1 win Wednesday. “We miss David’s bat in the lineup.
The Colorado Rockies acquired former All- Star pitcher Jair Jurrjens in a trade with the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday. In exchange, the Reds landed Double-A infielder Harold Riggins. Jurrjens hasn't regained the form that made him an All-Star with the Atlanta Braves in 2011, a season cut short by a knee injury. The right-hander went 50-36 in 118 starts for the Braves from 2008-12. He made three appearances for the Baltimore Orioles last season before he was sent to the minors in July. Jurrjens was 2-3 with a 4.46 ERA in six starts for Triple-A...
Daily Recap: Denard Span ripped a pair of triples and the bullpen took care of the Braves after Stephen Strasburg exited with a back injury Check out http://MLB.com/video for more! About MLB.com: Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig announced on Ja