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Source: Blue Jays closing in on deal for Braves' Grilli

Source: Blue Jays closing in on deal for Braves' Grilli

MLB.com Updated 47 minutes ago
A source tells MLB.com's Mark Bowman that the Blue Jays are closing in on a trade that would send a prospect to the Braves for right-handed reliever Jason Grilli. If completed, that would confirm a report from Baseball Essential's Robert Murray, who sai…
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  • Harper out of lineup with knee contusion

    Harper out of lineup with knee contusion

    MLB.com yahoo.com 2 hours ago
    Bryce Harper is not in the Nationals lineup for Tuesday's game against the Phillies, a day after being hit in the knee by a fastball from Jeremy Hellickson that would eventually force him out of Monday's game.
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  • Dunn activated from DL; Jackson designated

    Dunn activated from DL; Jackson designated

    MLB.com 2 hours ago
    The Marlins reinstated left-handed reliever Mike Dunn from the disabled list on Tuesday, designating Edwin Jackson for assignment to make room on the roster.
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  • Marlins give perfect gift to Derek Dietrich after foul ball inj…

    Marlins give perfect gift to Derek Dietrich after foul ball injury

    yahoo.com 3 hours ago
    Miami Marlins second baseman Derek Dietrich was pretty fortunate to avoid a major injury after an errant foul ball hit him in the head during Sunday's game. The incident made for a scary moment, but was able to walk away unscathed. Amazingly, Dietrich w…
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  • Hot-hitting Polanco belts first grand slam

    Hot-hitting Polanco belts first grand slam

    MLB.com nytimes.com 19 hours ago
    Pirates right fielder Gregory Polanco continued his breakout campaign -- and added to his video-game numbers at Marlins Park -- as he crossed another career first off his list in Monday night's 10-0 win.
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  • Murphy's 3 hits, 3 RBIs lead Nats in Philly

    Murphy's 3 hits, 3 RBIs lead Nats in Philly

    MLB.com nytimes.com 19 hours ago
    Daniel Murphy continued his scorching-hot month of May by collecting three-hits, including the go-ahead two-run single in the eighth to lead the Nationals to a 4-3 comeback victory against the Phillies on Monday night at Citizens Bank Park.
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  • Have we Met? Harvey regains familiar form

    Have we Met? Harvey regains familiar form

    For quite a while, Matt Harvey has searched for the answers that could reverse his uncharacteristically difficult start to the season. He seemed to find them on Monday, allowing just two hits and one walk with six strikeouts over seven shutout innings a…
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  • Smith's big hit plenty for strong Folty vs. Giants

    Smith's big hit plenty for strong Folty vs. Giants

    MLB.com 23 hours ago
    Mallex Smith's three-run triple blemished Jeff Samardzija's shortest start of the season and provided Mike Foltynewicz sufficient support as the Braves claimed a 5-3 win over the Giants on Monday afternoon.
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  • Duffy's wrist bruised by Foltynewicz pitch

    Duffy's wrist bruised by Foltynewicz pitch

    MLB.com 23 hours ago
    Giants third baseman Matt Duffy emerged with a bruise after he was hit just above his left wrist by a pitch from Atlanta starter Mike Foltynewicz in the sixth inning of the Braves' 5-3 victory Monday.
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  • Mallex Smith's 3-Run Triple Powers Braves Past Giants, 5-3

    Mallex Smith's 3-Run Triple Powers Braves Past Giants, 5-3

    nytimes.com May 30 (yesterday)
    Mallex Smith hit a three-run triple in the second inning, Mike Foltynewicz continued his recent upswing by allowing only three hits and one run in six-plus innings and the Atlanta Braves beat Jeff Samardzija and the San Francisco Giants 5-3 on Monday.
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  • Joe Maddon says Cubs won't sweat Dodgers' new-age defensive tac…

    Joe Maddon says Cubs won't sweat Dodgers' new-age defensive tactics

    yahoo.com May 30 (yesterday)
    The Los Angeles Dodgers just finished a contentious series with the New York Mets that included payback for Chase Utley and the reportedly Mets crying foul about the Dodgers' fancy, tech-savvy defensive alignments. Now, the Dodgers are headed to Chicago…
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  • Two players could stop the Braves from losing so much

    Two players could stop the Braves from losing so much

    yahoo.com May 30 (yesterday)
    It’s not news that the Atlanta Braves are bad. And boy, are they bad. Their record is 14-35, and their team batting average is .232, 26th out of 30 teams. The best hitter on the Braves right now is Jeff Francoeur. Yes, that Jeff Francoeur. After a surpr…
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  • Mets closer Jeurys Familia after Sunday stumble: 'Tomorrow…

    Mets closer Jeurys Familia after Sunday stumble: 'Tomorrow is a new day'

    ESPN.com May 30 (yesterday)
    Mets closer Jeurys Familia after Sunday stumble: 'Tomorrow is a new day'
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  • Dodgers 4, Mets 2: Mets Survive Clayton Kershaw but Fall to Dod…

    Dodgers 4, Mets 2: Mets Survive Clayton Kershaw but Fall to Dodgers in Ninth

    nytimes.com May 30 (yesterday)
    Jeurys Familia gave up two runs in the top of the ninth after the Mets had come back to erase a 2-0 deficit against Kershaw, and the Mets lost the rubber match of a three-game series.
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  • Fort Bragg excited for upcoming Major League game

    Fort Bragg excited for upcoming Major League game

    MLB.com May 30 (yesterday)
    As America remembers the military's sacrifices on Memorial Day, a date of celebration is on the calendar for the Fourth of July Weekend, and the venue for it is very much on track. Fort Bragg will play host to the Braves and Marlins at a new stadium on …
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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.