NL East News and Rumors
Upper Cespedeck: Yo belts amazin' HR
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The Mets rallied for a sorely needed 4-3 win over the Cubs at Citi Field on Thursday, parlaying a Javier Baez error into a go-ahead three-run rally in the seventh. Yoenis Cespedes hit the longest home run by a Mets player this season, and Steven Matz mu…Share Tweet
Lack of contact, bullpen failings roar to forefront in (another) Cubs loss to MetsShare TweetPinch-hitter Brandon Snyder's two-run triple off Mike Dunn highlighted a four-run sixth inning that enabled the Braves to further frustrate the Marlins in claiming an 8-5 win on Thursday night at Turner Field.Share TweetDanny Espinosa launched a pair of home runs, including a grand slam, and drove in seven runs to help pace an offensive outburst for the Nationals in a 13-4 victory against the Reds on Thursday night at Nationals Park. The 13 runs for Washington matched …Share Tweet
Maddon being cautious with HeywardMLB.com 7 hours agoJason Heyward did not start on Thursday for the second straight game because of some soreness on his left side, which he felt during a throw in the Cubs' last game in Miami on Sunday. Heyward grounded out as a pinch-hitter in the eighth inning against t…Share Tweet
Hamilton passes concussion protocolMLB.com 8 hours agoReds center fielder Billy Hamilton received clearance to be in the starting lineup for Thursday's series opener vs. the Nationals after passing concussion protocol testing.Share Tweet
Bryant's tear continues with homer off MatzMLB.com 8 hours agoKris Bryant didn't waste any time on Thursday getting the Cubs on the board against the Mets in their first meeting since the National League Championship Series. Bryant belted his team-leading 22nd home run of the season on the sixth pitch of the game …Share TweetMarlins add needed pitching depth in Fernando RodneyShare Tweet
Fort Bragg: Baseball's best neutral sitesMLB.com 11 hours agoThe Braves and Marlins will cast aside home-field advantage to pay tribute to the nation's armed forces during Independence Day Weekend. The National League East clubs will add to Major League Baseball's history of neutral-site games on Sunday night at …Share Tweet
Phillies Prospect Loses Eye In Freak Injurydeadspin.com 12 hours agoLast Friday, Phillies minor-league pitcher Matt Imhof suffered a serious eye injury in an absolutely freakish accident. He was stretching using a rubber resistance band anchored to a wall when the metal base broke, and a piece struck him in the eye. Doc…Share TweetMLB.com 13 hours agoThe Dodgers addressed their starting-pitching situation on Thursday by acquiring Bud Norris from the Braves, according to a baseball source. The club has not confirmed.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.