6:06 PM EDT, Thu September 29, 2016
San Francisco Chronicle

Giants acquire infielder; Cueto to start Thursday

Giants acquire infielder; Cueto to start Thursday Amid a recent spate of injuries, the Giants on Tuesday made an unusual number of players moves for this late in the season, including a rare final-week trade. The Giants acquired infielder Gordon Beckham from the Braves to boost the right side of the bench and lineup in light of Eduardo Nuñez's hamstring strain. Minor-league infielder Rich Rodriguez went to the Braves in the deal. The Giants also promoted a third catcher, former Pittsburgh Pirate Tony Sanchez, giving manager Bruce Bochy more flexibility in pinch-hitting his backup catcher...

San Francisco Chronicle

Giants nearing final-week deal for infielder

Amid uncertainty over Eduardo Nuñez’s hamstring injury, the Giants are nearing a deal to acquire Braves infielder Gordon Beckham, major-league sources told the Chronicle on Tuesday. Beckham, 30, is a career .240 hitter who has started 158 career games at third base and bats right-handed. If the trade is completed, Beckham would not be eligible for any Giants postseason rosters because he was not with the organization on Aug. 31.

The Republican

Rays might honor Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz with on-field ceremony instead of initial video tribute plan (report)

Every club the Boston Red Sox have visited this year except for the Atlanta Braves has had an on-field ceremony for David Ortiz, the Sox's 40-year-old retiring DH.

CSN Washington

Joe Ross returns from injury as Nats close season series vs. Braves

Joe Ross returns for the finale of the Nats and Braves season series. It will also be the last game the Nats ever play at Turner Field.

CSN Baltimore

After Strasburg exits early with injury, Ramos walk-off hit lifts Nats over Braves

Wilson Ramos lifted the Nationals to a 5-4 walkoff win over the Braves in extras, but all eyes are on Strasburg after he left the game early with injury.