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Upper Cespedeck: Yo belts amazin' HR

Upper Cespedeck: Yo belts amazin' HR

MLB.com Updated 1 hour ago
The Mets rallied for a sorely needed 4-3 win over the Cubs at Citi Field on Thursday, parlaying a Javier Baez error into a go-ahead three-run rally in the seventh. Yoenis Cespedes hit the longest home run by a Mets player this season, and Steven Matz mu…
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  • Lack of contact, bullpen failings roar to forefront in (another…

    Lack of contact, bullpen failings roar to forefront in (another) Cubs loss to Mets

    ESPN.com nytimes.com 3 hours ago
    Lack of contact, bullpen failings roar to forefront in (another) Cubs loss to Mets
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  • Braves rally after rain delay to beat Marlins

    Braves rally after rain delay to beat Marlins

    MLB.com nytimes.com 4 hours ago
    Pinch-hitter Brandon Snyder's two-run triple off Mike Dunn highlighted a four-run sixth inning that enabled the Braves to further frustrate the Marlins in claiming an 8-5 win on Thursday night at Turner Field.
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  • Espinosa powers Nats' rout with slam, 7 RBIs

    Espinosa powers Nats' rout with slam, 7 RBIs

    MLB.com nytimes.com 5 hours ago
    Danny Espinosa launched a pair of home runs, including a grand slam, and drove in seven runs to help pace an offensive outburst for the Nationals in a 13-4 victory against the Reds on Thursday night at Nationals Park. The 13 runs for Washington matched …
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  • Maddon being cautious with Heyward

    Maddon being cautious with Heyward

    MLB.com 7 hours ago
    Jason Heyward did not start on Thursday for the second straight game because of some soreness on his left side, which he felt during a throw in the Cubs' last game in Miami on Sunday. Heyward grounded out as a pinch-hitter in the eighth inning against t…
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  • Hamilton passes concussion protocol

    Hamilton passes concussion protocol

    MLB.com 8 hours ago
    Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton received clearance to be in the starting lineup for Thursday's series opener vs. the Nationals after passing concussion protocol testing.
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  • Bryant's tear continues with homer off Matz

    Bryant's tear continues with homer off Matz

    MLB.com 8 hours ago
    Kris Bryant didn't waste any time on Thursday getting the Cubs on the board against the Mets in their first meeting since the National League Championship Series. Bryant belted his team-leading 22nd home run of the season on the sixth pitch of the game …
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  • Marlins add needed pitching depth in Fernando Rodney

    Marlins add needed pitching depth in Fernando Rodney

    ESPN.com MLB.com 10 hours ago
    Marlins add needed pitching depth in Fernando Rodney
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  • Fort Bragg: Baseball's best neutral sites

    Fort Bragg: Baseball's best neutral sites

    MLB.com 11 hours ago
    The Braves and Marlins will cast aside home-field advantage to pay tribute to the nation's armed forces during Independence Day Weekend. The National League East clubs will add to Major League Baseball's history of neutral-site games on Sunday night at …
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  • Phillies Prospect Loses Eye In Freak Injury

    Phillies Prospect Loses Eye In Freak Injury

    deadspin.com 12 hours ago
    Last Friday, Phillies minor-league pitcher Matt Imhof suffered a serious eye injury in an absolutely freakish accident. He was stretching using a rubber resistance band anchored to a wall when the metal base broke, and a piece struck him in the eye. Doc…
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  • Dodgers acquire righty Norris from Braves

    Dodgers acquire righty Norris from Braves

    MLB.com 13 hours ago
    The Dodgers addressed their starting-pitching situation on Thursday by acquiring Bud Norris from the Braves, according to a baseball source. The club has not confirmed.
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  • Video - Giancarlo Stanton: Face Of The National League 03:45

    Giancarlo Stanton: Face Of The National League

    Mar 17
    Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton's season was cut short after taking a pitch to the side of the face in September. Stanton steps back to the plate, unfazed -- with a new $325 million contract and a specially designed face shield.
  • Video - Gee, Wheeler React To TJ Surgery News 01:51

    Gee, Wheeler React To TJ Surgery News

    Mar 17
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  • Video - Mets Fall To Red Sox 00:28

    Mets Fall To Red Sox

    Mar 16
    Matt Harvey allowed three hits over four scoreless innings for his second strong start following elbow surgery, but the Mets lost to the Red Sox 4-3.
  • Video - Matt Harvey Day, Part 2 03:41

    Matt Harvey Day, Part 2

    Mar 11
    Adam Rubin delivers Wednesday news from Mets camp, including Matt Harvey's second Grapefruit League outing and Dillon Gee getting acclimated to a relief role.