NL East News and Rumors
5 reasons J. Upton is highly coveted
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After spending his first six seasons with the D-backs, Justin Upton could now be on his way to playing for his third team in three years, after spending the past two seasons with the Braves and Padres, respectively. Here's a look at five stats from Upto…Share Tweet
The Braves have added a veteran pitcher to their young rotation, agreeing to a one-year contract with right-hander Bud Norris.Share TweetMLB.com Nov 25 (yesterday)Marlins outfielder Marcell Ozuna is garnering plenty of trade interest from a number of teams, but no deal is considered imminent, according to a source.Share Tweet
Zimmerman: No problem in Nats' clubhouseMLB.com Nov 24 (2 days ago)Ryan Zimmerman said he's already looking forward to what the Nationals can do in 2016,- especially behind newly-minted National League MVP Bryce Harper. Zimmerman spoke to MLB Network about a variety of topics, including what it's like to face the high …Share TweetTommy Hutton, the popular television color analyst for the Marlins, will not be returning to Fox Sports Florida in 2016. After 19 years in the booth, the team and network are moving in another direction.Share Tweet
Zimmerman volunteers at Food & FriendsNationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman, his wife, Heather, and members of the Nationals' front office spent time volunteering at Food & Friends, an organization that delivers nutritious meals to needy people with critical illnesses, on Monday afternoon.Share Tweet
Marlins, Boras discuss Fernandez's workloadThe Marlins recently reached out to agent Scott Boras to discuss an innings plan for Jose Fernandez, a source told MLB.com. Via a conference call, the two sides talked about how best to use the 2013 National League Rookie of the Year in the upcoming sea…Share Tweet
Simmons' stellar 'D' has dazzled for yearsTerry Pendleton calls Andrelton Simmons "one of my sons." In Atlanta these past four years, the current Braves first-base coach and former All-Star third baseman cared for Simmons as if he were one of his own. He disciplined him, encouraged hi…Share TweetZoilo Almonte broke a tie with a two-run single in the top of the ninth inning to lead Aguilas Cibaenas to a 4-3 victory over Cardenales de Lara on Sunday night in the championship game of the inaugural Serie de las Americas professional baseball tourna…Share TweetMLB.com Nov 22 (4 days ago)The Nationals reportedly emerged Sunday as one of two front-runners to land top free-agent reliever Darren O'Day, but that wasn't the only rumor regarding a possible bullpen makeover by the Nats. With that in mind, here's a look at some of the top Hot S…Share TweetRymer Liriano hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the ninth inning, and Tigres del Licey of the Dominican Republic Winter League beat Navegantes de Magallanes of the Venezuelan Winter League 4-2 in an exhibition on the second day of the inaugural Serie de l…Share Tweet
Nats, Dodgers reportedly frontrunners for O'DayMLB.com Nov 22 (4 days ago)The Nationals and Dodgers appear to be the most likely landing spots for free-agent reliever Darren O'Day, according to ESPN.Share Tweetyahoo.com Nov 22 (4 days ago)Though there's no real urgency surrounding Noah Syndergaard's status with the New York Mets — he's under team control through 2021 — fans can take solace in the fact the 23-year-old star has no intentions of leaving the city. Speaking to the New York Da…Share Tweet
MLB Hot Stove Daily: Nationals making play for O'DayESPN.com Nov 22 (4 days ago)MLB Hot Stove Daily: Nationals making play for O'DayShare Tweet
Rumor roundup: Gordon a hot commodityWhile Marlins ace Jose Fernandez deflected trade rumors regarding his own status on Friday, a prominent teammate of his showed up in the rumor mill on Saturday. Here's a look at some of the top Hot Stove stories circulating around the big leagues:Share Tweet
Garcia continues to hone skills in Winter League ballThe power component continues to improve for Braves third baseman Adonis Garcia, who connected on 10 home runs in his rookie season. But more than just showing the ability to deposit the ball over the wall, he is using his Winter League experience to he…Share Tweet
Nats ink Heisey to a Minor League dealThe Nationals have signed outfielder Chris Heisey to a Minor League deal with an invitation to Major League Spring Training.Share 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.
Future NBA cornerstone (Insider)Nov 25Chad Ford says the LSU freshman has special qualities. "I think what scouts love the most is how Simmons plays the game. He plays with a calm demeanor...
NBA: Opponents can't afford to give Golden State Warriors second looksNov 22For Golden State, offensive boards equal a wide-open -- and dangerous -- Steph Curry. Teams that want a chance against the champs must limit their second looks, writes J.A. Adande.
NBA: Warriors are having a blast making historyNov 20Winning is a feat and a mindset built by repetition. The Warriors have grasped the concept and mastered the approach and are leaving the rest of the NBA behind.
ESPN NowNov 13No. 1 recruit in 2015 ESPN 100From Melbourne, Australia6-10, 240 lbsNo. 1 on Chad Ford's 2016 NBA draft Big Board