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Swanson's 3 RBIs help Teheran get 1st home win

Swanson's 3 RBIs help Teheran get 1st home win

MLB.com nytimes.com Updated 1 hour ago
Along with distancing himself from the nagging ailments that hampered him over the past two months, Julio Teheran fueled the five-run third inning that soured Edwin Jackson's homecoming and propelled the Braves to a 7-3 win over the Padres on Tuesday ni…
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  • Injuries aside, things continue to look up for Mets

    Injuries aside, things continue to look up for Mets

    ESPN.com nytimes.com 3 hours ago
    Injuries aside, things continue to look up for Mets
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  • Grandy homers twice as Lugo, Mets cruise over Marlins

    Grandy homers twice as Lugo, Mets cruise over Marlins

    MLB.com 4 hours ago
    For most of the season's second half, the Mets' trademark starting pitching has flagged and, in some cases, faltered. Matt Harvey is done for the season. Steven Matz may be, as well. Jacob deGrom recently skipped a start due to poor performance. Noah Sy…
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  • Rad Max: Scherzer fans 11, flirts with no-no

    Rad Max: Scherzer fans 11, flirts with no-no

    MLB.com nytimes.com 4 hours ago
    Max Scherzer overmatched the Phillies for eight dominant innings, striking out 11 to lead the Nationals to a 3-2 victory. It was Washington's eighth consecutive victory over Philadelphia; the Nationals have won 13 of their last 15 games at Citizens Bank…
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  • Pence returns after hamstring flareup

    Pence returns after hamstring flareup

    MLB.com 5 hours ago
    Hunter Pence's right hamstring continued to tighten during the Giants' 4-0 win against the Dodgers last Thursday. No stranger to issues involving that muscle, Pence wisely exited the game, missed San Francisco's three-game series against the Braves and …
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  • A Fan’s Gifts Give Yoenis Cespedes a Lift

    A Fan’s Gifts Give Yoenis Cespedes a Lift

    The slugging Mets outfielder received a stuffed toy dragon from a fan when he returned from the disabled list. Since then, he’s been on a tear.
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  • Matz scratched from Thursday start with shoulder irritation

    Matz scratched from Thursday start with shoulder irritation

    The Mets have scratched Steven Matz from his scheduled start Thursday against the Marlins, manager Terry Collins said. Matz experienced irritation in his shoulder throwing over the weekend, and does not feel well enough to pitch.
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  • Walker's back issue could end his season

    Walker's back issue could end his season

    MLB.com 7 hours ago
    One of the last healthy players standing from the Mets' Opening Day lineup, Neil Walker has officially joined the ranks of the seriously injured. Walker continues to deal with back stiffness that, on Tuesday, Mets manager Terry Collins called symptomati…
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  • Vizcaino lands on DL with shoulder inflammation

    Vizcaino lands on DL with shoulder inflammation

    MLB.com 7 hours ago
    Less than two weeks after returning to the Braves' bullpen from an oblique strain, Arodys Vizcaino landed on the disabled list again on Tuesday, this time with right shoulder inflammation.
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  • Conley could return from DL in three weeks

    Conley could return from DL in three weeks

    MLB.com 7 hours ago
    After seeing a specialist in New York on Monday, Adam Conley was cleared to start his throwing program. On Tuesday in Miami, the Marlins' left-hander played catch for the first time since he went on the disabled list with a bruised hand on Aug. 14.
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  • Roark, Werth Lead Nationals Past Phillies 4-0

    Roark, Werth Lead Nationals Past Phillies 4-0

    nytimes.com MLB.com Aug 29 (yesterday)
    Tanner Roark won't fly under the radar the way he's pitching.
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  • Mets Enter a Crucial Homestand Hobbled, if Still Hopeful

    Mets Enter a Crucial Homestand Hobbled, if Still Hopeful

    nytimes.com Aug 29 (yesterday)
    The Mets are two and a half games shy of a wild-card spot, but persistent injuries and a slumping new acquisition are making the hunt more difficult.
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  • Ichiro passes Boggs on all-time hits list

    Ichiro passes Boggs on all-time hits list

    MLB.com Aug 29 (yesterday)
    A couple of hits on Monday night moved Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki up MLB's all-time hits list. Ichiro had a single and double against the Mets at Citi Field, giving him 3,011 in his career to pass Wade Boggs for 27th place all time.
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  • All signs positive for Stras after bullpen session

    All signs positive for Stras after bullpen session

    MLB.com Aug 29 (yesterday)
    Stephen Strasburg threw a bullpen session at Citizens Bank Park prior to Monday night's game against the Phillies, one week after he was placed on the disabled list with soreness in his right elbow.
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  • Former player Carone fighting cancer with BP

    Former player Carone fighting cancer with BP

    MLB.com Aug 29 (yesterday)
    Shortly after Rick Carone was diagnosed with Stage IV pancreatic cancer in 2013, Adam LaRoche, then a member of the Nationals, knew his friend needed some sort of inspiration.
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  • Nationals promote Taylor, option Giolito

    Nationals promote Taylor, option Giolito

    MLB.com Aug 29 (yesterday)
    Washington recalled speedster Michael Taylor from Triple-A on Monday, giving them another blazing outfield option to go along with Trea Turner and Ben Revere.
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  • Latos reportedly will be called up by Nats this week

    Latos reportedly will be called up by Nats this week

    MLB.com Aug 29 (yesterday)
    Mat Latos is staying in the Nationals organization and will be back in the Majors in September. The veteran right-hander, who signed a Minor League deal in June that included an opt-out clause if he was not in the Majors by Monday, will not exercise tha…
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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.