NL East News and Rumors
Game 1 combines Adm. Winnefeld's top interests
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James "Sandy" Winnefeld Jr. is a four-star Admiral who currently serves as the ninth Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, making him the second-highest-ranking officer in the United States Armed Forces. He also is an MLB.TV subscriber, …Upvote Share Tweet
The random Miami Marlins fan is back, with the best seat in the house. pic.twitter.com/vfTr4DjmQ0— Chuck Garfien (@ChuckGarfien) October 22, 2014 The World Series returned to Kansas City on Tuesday night for the first time in 29 years and sitting right …Upvote Share Tweet
Scioscia named AL Manager of Year by Sporting NewsMLB.com 22 hours agoAngels skipper Mike Scioscia was named American League Manager of the Year on Tuesday by Sporting News, which also named Matt Williams of the Nationals in the National League based on a panel of 22 fellow managers.Upvote Share Tweet
Williams named Sporting News' top NL managerMLB.com Oct 21 (yesterday)A panel of 22 skippers voted Matt Williams Sporting News' National League Manager of the Year. Williams led the Nationals to a 96-66 record and an NL East title despite missing a handful of players due to injuries.Upvote Share Tweet
Braves' makeover on offense begins with hitting coachMLB.com Oct 20 (2 days ago)The Braves are continuing to consider Kevin Long, Dave Magadan and other candidates to fill the hitting-coach vacancy that was created when Greg Walker resigned on Sept. 30.Upvote Share Tweet
Young Mets Discover Unlikely Pals: Yankeesnytimes.com Oct 18 (4 days ago)The prospects for the Yankees and Mets find themselves mingling as teammates in the Arizona Fall League.Upvote Share Tweet
Yankees, Mets can't match Giants shortstop Brandon Crawfordnydailynews.com Oct 17 (5 days ago)Friday’s San Francisco Chronicle devoted six full pages to the Giants’ series-clinching win over the Cardinals, and I couldn’t find a single mention of the brilliant and potentially game-saving play by shortstop Brandon Crawford.Upvote Share Tweet
Charles sees 1969 Mets in 2014 RoyalsMLB.com Oct 16 (6 days ago)As the surprise party raged on in the Royals' clubhouse Wednesday evening -- surprise, the Royals had swept the Orioles in the American League Championship Series -- a man with strong ties to Kansas City baseball celebrated in a more modest manner in hi…Upvote Share Tweet
Pleskoff: Souza's talent on display after rocky roadMLB.com Oct 16 (6 days ago)Many people would say right-handed-hitting outfielder Steven Souza Jr. was the top player in the Washington Nationals' farm system this season. He was named the MVP and Rookie of the Year playing for Triple-A Syracuse in the International League.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Oct 16 (7 days ago)It had been 11 days since Yusmeiro Petit last pitched, that outing covering six relief innings in the Giants' 18-inning win in Game 2 of the National League Division Series against the Nationals in Washington. "Every day, I'm staying ready," P…Upvote Share Tweet
Major League Baseball Roundupnytimes.com Oct 15 (7 days ago)John Hart has turned down an offer to be the Atlanta Braves' general manager, according to Yahoo Sports.Upvote Share Tweet
Brown's future with Phillies uncertain after trying seasonMLB.com Oct 15Domonic Brown entered this year confident and ready to build upon his 2013 breakout season. But he left Citizens Bank Park late last month with only questions about his future in Philadelphia.Upvote Share TweetRoyals GM Dayton Moore and Braves assistant GM John Coppolella have stood as the favorites to be Atlanta's next general manager. But with his club deep into the postseason, Moore's focus is currently elsewhere. Thus, there remains uncertainty about who …Upvote Share Tweet
Marlins eye in-house left-handers for rotationMLB.com Oct 13Atop the Marlins' offseason shopping list is a starting pitcher. The market will determine their options, but an ideal candidate would be a left-hander to offset a predominantly right-handed unit.Upvote Share Tweet
Mets prospect Reynolds breaks AFL tie with HR in extrasMLB.com Oct 11Reynolds, the Mets' No. 20 prospect, finished the game 3-for-5 with a double and two runs to go with his homer. After starting the Arizona Fall League 0-for-7, the 23-year old shortstop said he has started to feel better.Upvote Share Tweet
These MLB playoffs are a testament to importance of smart managingnydailynews.com Oct 11One needs to look no further than the Washington Nationals as a team that, on sheer talent, should still be playing but isn’t because of bad managing. Going in, most scouts and baseball execs agreed the Nationals, with the most wins in the National Leag…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 11Those hungry for an appetizer ahead of Saturday's LCS doubleheader should look no further. From Whistle Sports comes this video focusing on all 37 home runs hit by Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton during the 2014 season, and as a cool aside it ke…Upvote Share Tweet
Rangers claim INF Lucas on waivers from MiamiESPN.com Oct 10The Texas Rangers have acquired infielder Ed Lucas from the Miami Marlins on a waiver claim.Upvote Share Tweet
Consistent rotation highlights division-winning seasonMLB.com Oct 10The Nationals had a good enough team to go to the World Series, but they fell short by losing to the Giants in the National League Division Series. That doesn't take anything away from their strong season, which culminated in an NL East victory.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 10ST. LOUIS — Since the 2010 season when the Philadelphia Phillies missed making the World Series for what would have been a third straight year, the National League champion has been either the St. Louis Cardinals or San Francisco Giants. It's the second…Upvote Share Tweet
All-Access: Cleveland CavaliersOct 10Behind the scenes with the new-look Cavaliers during their first week together in Cleveland.
Posey On Giants Game 4 WinOct 7Buster Posey discusses the Giants' 3-2 win over the Nationals.
Giants Eliminate NationalsOct 7SportsCenter Highlight of the Night: The Giants defeated the Nationals 3-2 to set up a matchup in the National League Championship Series with the Cardinals.
Giants Eliminate NationalsOct 7The Giants defeated the Nationals 3-2 to set up a matchup in the National League Championship Series with the Cardinals.
Clayton's mailbag -- Big-name wide receiver trades carry riskOct 21John Clayton's mailbag: Trading for a big-name receiver, such as Percy Harvin, comes with a risk.
Nikola Vucevic, Orlando Magic agree to 4-year, $53 million extensionOct 21The Orlando Magic reached terms on a contract extension Tuesday with center Nikola Vucevic, according to team sources.
NBA: This Memphis Grizzlies team will not quitOct 21The Grizzlies have made four straight postseasons. This could be the first one where they scratch and claw their way to June, writes J.A. Adande
Washington Wizards to add veteran guard John Lucas IIIOct 21The Washington Wizards, looking for a trusted veteran to add to their guard depth, are on the verge of signing John Lucas III, NBA front-office sources told ESPN.com on Tuesday.