NL East News and Rumors
Left fielder Justin Upton has left Atlanta's game against Philadelphia with bruised left triceps.Upvote Share Tweet
Roundup: Wright and Lagares Lead Mets’ Offensive Onslaughtnytimes.com 3 hours agoThird baseman David Wright had three hits and three runs batted in and center fielder Juan Lagares added a career-high four hits, with two R.B.I., as the Mets tallied 16 hits, two shy of their season high, in beating the Marlins.Upvote Share Tweet
Lagares, Wright break out in Mets' winMLB.com 2 hours agoJuan Lagares had the type of night he needed to continue establishing himself with a month left in the season. And it was the type of night the Mets were all too happy to accept, combining it with David Wright's breakout in an 8-6 win over the Marlins.Upvote Share Tweet
Phils follow Kendrick to another dominating victoryMLB.com 2 hours agoKyle Kendrick had his finest performance of the season Tuesday night in a 4-0 victory over the Braves at Turner Field, allowing three hits in seven innings.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com 3 hours agoNationals first baseman Adam LaRoche was given the day off Tuesday because of lower back tightness, and manager Matt Williams didn't rule out LaRoche having the day off Wednesday afternoon.Upvote Share TweetGiancarlo Stanton got the best of a Jon Niese four-seam fastball in the third inning against the Mets on Tuesday to eclipse the 100-RBI mark.Upvote Share TweetPat Gillick never left the Phillies, but he is back on a full-time basis after ownership asked him last week to be the organization's interim president while David Montgomery takes a medical leave of absence.Upvote Share Tweet
Top prospect Heaney could fill in for AlvarezMLB.com 5 hours agoDon't count out Henderson Alvarez returning to the Marlins' rotation this month. It's just a matter of exactly when. If Alvarez is not ready, an option to fill in is Miami's No. 1 prospect, Andrew Heaney.Upvote Share Tweet
Yankees make flurry of moves, recall fourMLB.com 9 hours agoChris Young had already made the arrangements to have the furniture taken out from his New York City apartment. He had been cut by the Mets on Aug. 15, but he suddenly decided to wait.Upvote Share Tweet
Phillies seek to integrate prospect Franco into lineupMLB.com 6 hours agoThe Phillies hope Maikel Franco is that young, impactful hitter they have been seeking for some time. He will get his opportunity to play this month.Upvote Share Tweet
Bethancourt provides reliable option behind plateMLB.com 6 hours agoNow that he has completed a successful season with Triple-A Gwinnett, Christian Bethancourt will spend the regular season's final month attempting to help the Braves reach the postseason.Upvote Share TweetMarlins outfielder Marcell Ozuna, who has previously made good throws , was attempting to throw home on David Wright's two-run single with the bases loaded yesterday. It was not good. Read more...Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com 13 hours agoDenard Span's teammates on the Washington Nationals got right to the point Monday night after he connected for his second home run of the game. Span came in with two home runs in 574 plate appearances all season, but he has been on an unholy tear for a …Upvote Share Tweet
Many converted catchers find success at new positionsMLB.com 15 hours agoJoe Torre started out as a catcher for the Milwaukee Braves in 1961. By the time he retired, Torre had started more games at both first and third than behind the plate. In 1971, playing third, Torre led the league in hitting and won the NL MVP Award. As…Upvote Share TweetKyle Kendrick allowed only three hits in seven scoreless innings, Carlos Ruiz homered and drove in two runs, and the Philadelphia Phillies shut out the struggling Atlanta Braves 4-0 on Tuesday night.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com 23 hours agoRoberto Hernandez allowed four home runs in 4 1/3 innings pitched as the Dodgers dropped the series opener to the Nationals, 6-4, on Monday night. L.A. is two games up on San Francisco in the NL West after the loss.Upvote Share Tweet
Phillies Blank BravesSep 2The Phillies held the Braves to three hits in their 4-0 win over Atlanta.
Stanton Homers In Marlins' WinSep 1Giancarlo Stanton hit his National League-leading 34th home run in the Marlins' 9-6 win over the Mets.
Hamels On Combined No-HitterSep 1Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels discusses coming out of the game after six innings and the team's combined no-hitter against the Braves.
Phillies Throw Combined No-HitterSep 1Cole Hamels pitched six innings and three relievers combined to throw the first combined no-hitter in franchise history.
FIBA Basketball World Cup -- Derrick Rose to play in Team USA's next 2 gam…Sep 2In the latest significant step of his comeback, Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose is on course to complete a three games-in-three nights test by week's end.
Peyton Manning, Are You Driven by the Nightmarish Super Bowl, or Have You …Sep 2.
NFL VP of Officiating Dean Blandino, How are Penalties Going to be Called …Sep 2.
Trying to Put the Instant Back in ReplaySep 1NEW YORK — In the Art McNally Game Day Central room inside the NFL offices on Park Avenue in midtown Manhattan, I learned over the weekend just how the new replay review system will work, ushered through the process by NFL vice president of officiating …