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Sandy Alderson gives Mets fans rays of hope with string of moves

In the span of 24 hours, the Mets nearly traded for Gerardo Parra on Thursday night, promoted Michael Conforto from Double-A Binghamton on Friday morning, then right around first pitch, agreed with the Braves on a swap of minor-league arms for Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson.

Orange County Register

Final: Brett Anderson injured as Dodgers lose to Braves 4-3

ATLANTA – The Dodgers’ starting rotation took another blow Tuesday night when left-hander Brett Anderson left the game in the third inning due to a leg injury. The Dodgers went on to lose to the Atlanta Braves 4-3. Anderson was struggling in the...

Orange County Register

Dodgers' have urgent need to add starter after Brett Anderson's leg injury

ATLANTA – Brett Anderson finally got caught in the mudslide that has wiped out much of the Dodgers’ starting rotation. Anderson left the game in the third inning of the Dodgers’ 4-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night after injuring his...

Orange County Register

Final: Dodgers' bullpen surrenders decisive runs in 7-5 loss to Braves

ATLANTA – Brandon Beachy lasted just four innings again in his second start back from Tommy John surgery. But it was the middle relievers who let the Dodgers down Monday night, allowing three runs in the fifth and sixth innings to turn a tie game...

Brewers Blog | Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Craig Counsell says Gerardo Parra will remain primary leftfielder

Khris Davis was reinstated from the 15-day disabled list prior to the Milwaukee Brewers game with the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday, and immediately found himself in the starting lineup with left-hander Manny Banuelos on the mound.Im ready to play, said Davis, who was placed on the DL on May 31 and had surgery to remove cartilage from his right knee on June 2. I missed it.With Davis in left field that meant that manager Craig Counsell was forced to bench his hottest hitter in Gerardo Parra, despite the veteran being the first Brewers player since Brady Clark in 2005 to produce six consecutive...

Washington Post

Nats Journal: Nationals-Braves discussion thread: Game 79

Max Scherzer will pitch against the Braves on Thursday night at Turner Field, hours after being named National League pitcher of the month for the second straight month. The right-hander is second in the majors with a 1.79 ERA and has struck out 33 batters in his last three starts. He’ll oppose Braves rookie left-hander Manny Banuelos, a one-time superprospect derailed by Tommy John surgery who will finally make his major league debut.Read full article >>

Nats Insider | CSN Washington

Lineup goes quiet in 4-1 loss to Braves

There are nights when the Nationals’ lineup looks capable of posting big numbers, no matter how many regulars find themselves shelved due to injury. And then there are nights like Wednesday. The Nationals looked feeble at the plate during their 4-1 loss to the Braves, held to a measly four hits by rookie right-hander Matt…