NL East News and Rumors
Jeter an All-Star, more early thoughts
CNNSI.com Updated 2 hours ago
Derek Jeter is retiring this season after two decades as the Yankees shortstop, and I can make an easier prediction about him than I can about who is going to win the World Series: Derek is going to have a nice season. As a player, I benefited many time…Upvote Share Tweet
Last night, the Marlins and Braves teamed up to do something that has never been done in the modern era: they combined to strike out 28 times in a nine inning game while failing to draw a single walk. After checking the math real quick, I believe that i…Upvote Share Tweet
A national treasure: Wrigley Field turns 100 years oldCNNSI.com 4 hours agoThis story appears in the Sports Illustrated Presents commemorative issue Wrigley: Celebrating 100 Years Of The Friendly Confines. Copies can also be purchased through the Sports Illustrated magazine app on the iPad, Kindle Fire, Google Play and Nook Ta…Upvote Share TweetAce Adam Wainwright put a scare into the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night, hyper-extending his right knee trying to cover first base on a grounder to the right side in the bottom of the seventh inning. He was 79 pitches into a shutout against the Me…Upvote Share TweetThe breaks finally fell the Phillies' way on Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium, as a two-base error on Carlos Ruiz's fly ball to left field preceded Domonic Brown's game-winning double in the 10th inning, giving Philadelphia its third straight victory.Upvote Share TweetAlbert Pujols belted two homers to reach the 500 home run milestone as he powered the Los Angeles Angels to a 7-2 win over Washington at Nationals Park on Tuesday.Upvote Share Tweet
Williams issues unsuccessful challenge vs. AngelsMLB.com 16 hours agoNationals manager Matt Williams tried to take advantage of replay in the eighth inning of Tuesday night's game against the Angels but was unable to get the call reversed.Upvote Share TweetBacklash over a photo that Mets pitcher Matt Harvey posted Tuesday on Twitter prompted the right-hander to delete his popular social media account.Upvote Share Tweet
One more rehab start before Minor's returnMLB.com 19 hours agoMike Minor was looking forward to the chance to make his regular-season debut this weekend against the Reds. But the Braves have decided Minor will instead make one more Minor League start.Upvote Share Tweet
Fister on track for rehab start on SundayMLB.com 19 hours agoDoug Fister took another step in his recovery from a right lat strain on Tuesday, throwing his second simulated game in extended spring training in Viera, Fla. The three-inning, 44-pitch outing went well, according to Nationals manager Matt Williams, an…Upvote Share Tweet
White Pants Make Mets Troops Tribute Not Even Half-Asseddeadspin.com Apr 22 (yesterday)Send stories, photos, and anything else you might have to more...Upvote Share Tweet
Matt Harvey Tweets Bird-Flipping Picture, Immediately Deletes Accountdeadspin.com Apr 22 (yesterday)Mets pitcher Matt Harvey tweeted out this picture today as a way to mark the six-month anniversary of his Tommy John surgery. It's a silly and harmless picture, but Harvey, or someone within the Mets organization, thought that its existence was offensiv…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Apr 22 (yesterday)Your browser does not support iframes. Countless kids across North America have pitched baseballs against brick walls with a strike zone box painted over an imagined home plate. That's all Los Angeles Angels right-hander Garrett Richards was doing Monda…Upvote Share TweetCliff Lee scattered four hits over eight innings, struck out 10 and retired 21 of his last 22 batters to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 7-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night.Upvote Share Tweet
MLB Daily Download: WednesdayApr 23Cary Chow recaps Tuesday night's action from around the league, including some long-ball action from various players, none of whom could overshadow Albert Pujols' memorable night.
Pujols Hits 500th Career Home RunApr 22Albert Pujols hit his 499th and 500th career home runs in the Angels' 7-2 victory over the Nationals.
Cardinals Cruise Past MetsApr 22The Cardinals' pitching staff held the Mets to just four hits in St. Louis' 3-0 win over New York.
Marlins Blank BravesApr 22Jose Fernandez struck out 14 in the Marlins' 1-0 win over the Braves.
Flip Saunders not expected to return to coach Minnesota TimberwolvesApr 23In an interview Wednesday morning with ESPN Radio's "Mike & Mike," Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations Flip Saunders downplayed the idea he might return to the Wolves' bench after this week's retirement of Rick Adelman.
Sources: Vogel 'coaching for job' with PacersApr 23One playoff win has not eased the mounting pressure on Indiana Pacers coach Frank Vogel.
2014 NBA playoffs - Chicago Bulls couldn't buy a basket in Game 2, need to…Apr 23Joakim Noah is a very worthy defensive player of the year, but he still needs to play alongside a true offensive star.
2014 NBA draft - ESPN Insider's 360-degree NBA draft prospect profilesApr 22ESPN Insider's NBA draft experts offer a guide to their 20-plus prospect draft profiles.