NL East News and Rumors
Dansby Swanson homered for the first time at Turner Field and Matt Kemp delivered a go-ahead, RBI double in the eighth inning, as the Braves extended their winning streak against the Phillies to seven games in Thursday night's 5-2 win.Share Tweet
Klentak: Starting pitching best success storyMLB.com 4 hours agoPhillies general manager Matt Klentak marks his one-year anniversary with the organization late next month. He likes what he has seen in his first 11.Share Tweetyahoo.com 5 hours agoThe sun is setting on Turner Field. (AP) ATLANTA, Ga.–There’s a strange vibe at Turner Field these days that has nothing to do with the baseball-like product that the Braves are playing. The team’s touting a countdown of the final days at its perfectly …Share Tweet
Hellickson exits with right knee sprainMLB.com 6 hours agoJeremy Hellickson's first and possibly only season with the Phillies had to be considered a success.Share TweetTwo more wins would assure the Mets a home game to start the playoffs on Wednesday.Share Tweet
Inciarte solidifying role as leadoff hitterMLB.com 7 hours agoOver the past three seasons, 19 players have batted leadoff for the Braves. And although eight have filled that spot this year, Ender Inciarte has cemented his status atop the order over the past two months.Share Tweet
Nats take finale, move closer to home fieldMLB.com 9 hours agoThe Nationals' lineup Thursday was once again missing many of its usual stars, with Wilson Ramos out for the season and Daniel Murphy and Bryce Harper nursing injuries. But that didn't stop Dusty Baker's squad, which rode big games from several replacem…Share Tweet
Bartolo Colon’s Secret: It’s the Wrist, Not the Waistnytimes.com 10 hours agoAt age 43 and 285 pounds, the Mets pitcher thrives with one pitch by making it move three ways.Share Tweet
Ross Throws 90 Pitches in 4 Innings; Nats Top Arizona 5-3nytimes.com 11 hours agoSure, the Washington Nationals would love to lock up home-field advantage in the NL Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. What Dusty Baker is more concerned about is getting ready for the playoffs, and that includes having pitcher Joe Ross re…Share Tweet
Murphy unlikely to play until postseasonMLB.com 13 hours agoNationals second baseman Daniel Murphy is unlikely to play again during the regular season, aside from maybe a pinch-hit opportunity, manager Dusty Baker said Thursday.Share TweetMLB.com Sep 29 (yesterday)The Nationals left the door wide open for the Dodgers to gain some ground Wednesday night in the race for home-field advantage in their upcoming Division Series. A pair of Padres rookies helped slam it shut. Hunter Renfroe and Manuel Margot had two hits…Share Tweet
Mets' magic number down to two after rubber-game win, Cards' lossESPN.com Sep 29 (yesterday)Mets' magic number down to two after rubber-game win, Cards' lossShare Tweet
Giancarlo Stanton: Face Of The National LeagueMar 17Marlins 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.
Gee, Wheeler React To TJ Surgery NewsMar 17placeholder
Mets Fall To Red SoxMar 16Matt 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.
Matt Harvey Day, Part 2Mar 11Adam Rubin delivers Wednesday news from Mets camp, including Matt Harvey's second Grapefruit League outing and Dillon Gee getting acclimated to a relief role.