5:23 AM EDT, Mon April 24, 2017
Chicago Tribune

Joe Maddon weighs in on removal of Wei-Yin Chen during no-hit bid

The Marlins' Wei-Yin Chen threw seven no-hit innings Tuesday in Seattle before manager Don Mattingly yanked him after 100 pitches and the Marlins gave up a hit with two outs in the ninth. Mattingly was unapologetic over the decision, citing Chen's return from an injury from 2016. "He has been healthy,...

Amazin Avenue

Mets Morning News: Pitching help could soon be on the way for the Mets

Your Tuesday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets The Mets were off yesterday following their brutal series against the Marlins. With the bullpen suffering, help could be on the way as two Mets take their first steps toward a return. Jeurys Familia, whose suspension is nearing its end, pitched in a minor league game and was extremely effective. Seth Lugo will begin a throwing program today, with the hope of avoiding surgery. Down in the minors, Dom Smith impressed, hitting a walk-off two-run homer to win the game for the Las Vegas 51s. Zack Wheeler...

Amazin Avenue

Matt Harvey will make his next start for the Mets

Harvey says the hamstring is not an issue. Matt Harvey is feeling no lasting effects of his hamstring issue, and he will make his next scheduled start on Sunday against the Marlins. Harvey was pulled from Tuesday night’s game after feeling tightness in his left hamstring. He said after the game that it was “nothing serious.” The injury cropped up in the sixth inning, when Harvey was going over to cover first base on a ground ball to Lucas Duda. He felt his hamstring cramp up and was removed for precautionary reasons. Before exiting, Harvey was pitching a good game against the...

Washington Times

Marlins SS Adeiny Hechavarria on DL with strained oblique

NEW YORK (AP) - Miami Marlins shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria has been put on the 10-day disabled list because of a strained left oblique muscle. Shortstop J.T. Riddle was recalled from Triple-A New Orleans before Sunday night's series finale against the New York Mets. Hechavarria felt the injury before batting practice ...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Don Mattingly on Adeiny Hechavarria's injury

Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly discusses shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria's injury, a left oblique strain that landed him on the 10-day disabled list Sunday.

Tampa Tribune

Fennelly: Derek Jeter, owner of Marlins rather than Rays? Sigh

Don't tell me: The first thing he's going to do is raise the outfield walls.There is a report that Derek Jeter, Tampa's Derek Jeter is the face, front and center, of a group interested in purchasing the: Miami Marlins.Jeets, what about us?Yes, the Rays are owned, majority wise, by Stuart Sternberg.


Wheeler Falters As Mets Fall To Marlins

Zack Wheeler lasted just four innings in his return from Tommy John surgery, and the New York Mets lost to the Miami Marlins on Friday night.

Amazin Avenue

Mets vs. Marlins recap: Wheeler dazzles early, fizzles soon after

The Mets dropped their first game against the Marlins despite having a pretty good first inning. Coming into the season, Zack Wheeler didn’t seem likely to make the Mets’ Opening Day rotation. But the way things worked out, he did just that, and for the first time since late in the 2014 season, he pitched in a major league game against the Marlins on Friday night. That he made it back to the major league mound is nothing to sneeze at. After missing two full seasons because of Tommy John surgery and an unexpectedly slow recovery, it was exciting to just see Wheeler back...

Washington Times

Wheeler falters in return, Chen helps Marlins beat Mets 7-2

NEW YORK (AP) - Zack Wheeler lasted just four innings in his return from Tommy John surgery, giving up Derek Dietrich's go-ahead, two-run triple and Christian Yelich's two-run homer in the New York Mets' 7-2 loss to the Miami Marlins on Friday night. Making his first big league appearance in ...

Grand Rapids Press

Tigers notebook: James McCann hit by pitch, X-rays negative

The official diagnosis is a contusion, and hes day-to-day. JUPITER, Fla. -- Detroit Tigers catcher James McCann injured his left hand after being hit by a pitch Saturday, but he's not expected to miss any time. McCann was struck on the lower part of his hand by a pitch from Miami Marlins reliever Tom Koehler. He left the game and went to the nearby St. Louis Cardinals complex for an X-ray, which was negative.  The official diagnosis is a contusion, and he's day-to-day. "The ball kind of pinched the bottom part of his hand and the bat, so he's got a little...

Amazin Avenue

Zack Wheeler will begin season in Mets’ rotation

He is penciled in as the Mets’ #5 starter. For the first time in more than 30 months, Zack Wheeler is scheduled to start a meaningful game for the Mets. The 26-year-old righty will begin the season in the starting rotation, and is set to take the mound for the first time next Friday against the Marlins. Wheeler showed promise in 2013 and 2014, but was shut down during the spring of 2015 for Tommy John surgery. He tried to make it back towards the end of last season, but a series of setbacks derailed those plans. With the news that Wheeler will make the Opening Day roster, the Mets have...