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Bryce Harper Mad He Flied Out, Actually Hits Home Run

Bryce Harper Mad He Flied Out, Actually Hits Home Run

deadspin.com Updated 1 hour ago
Bryce Harper is on such a tear right now—with a .467 on-base percentage and .734 slugging percentage—that the Nationals outfielder’s flyouts turn into home runs, like the one he hit Tuesday night against the Cubs. Or, maybe Harper was angry that he didn…
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  • Revived: Dodgers/Braves six-player deal reportedly agreed to Tu…

    Revived: Dodgers/Braves six-player deal reportedly agreed to Tuesday

    Take a look around the league with Big League Stew's daily wrap up. We'll hit on all of the biggest moments from the day that you may have missed, while providing highlights, photos and interesting stats. It's been a long day for Los Angeles Dodgers inf…
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  • Kershaw finds form against Braves

    Kershaw finds form against Braves

    MLB.com nytimes.com 9 hours ago
    or everyone saying there's something wrong with Clayton Kershaw, the reigning NL MVP and Cy Young Award winner proved he can still be dominant in Tuesday night's 8-0 win over the Braves.
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  • Donaldson leads a wild run on walk-offs

    Donaldson leads a wild run on walk-offs

    MLB.com 10 hours ago
    Josh Donaldson's game-ending homer capped a monster evening for the Blue Jays and highlighted a wild Tuesday night of walk-offs in baseball, with the Cubs' Addison Russell, the Mets' Wilmer Flores and the Reds' Skip Schumaker making it a season-high fou…
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  • Scherzer, Lester provide early return on deals

    Scherzer, Lester provide early return on deals

    MLB.com 10 hours ago
    Jon Lester and Max Scherzer were the top two free-agent pitching acquisitions this past offseason, and they will meet on the mound on Wednesday afternoon as the Cubs and Nationals complete a three-game series at Wrigley Field.
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  • Mets 5, Phillies 4: Mets Bounce Back After Bullpen Mars Jacob d…

    Mets 5, Phillies 4: Mets Bounce Back After Bullpen Mars Jacob deGrom’s Strong Start

    nytimes.com 12 hours ago
    The Mets squandered a three-run lead in the eighth but tied the score again in the bottom of the inning, and Wilmer Flores delivered a game-ending single in the 10th.
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  • Flores Delivers Again, Mets Beat Phillies 5-4 in 10 Innings

    Flores Delivers Again, Mets Beat Phillies 5-4 in 10 Innings

    nytimes.com 13 hours ago
    Wilmer Flores singled home the winning run with two outs in the 10th inning for his second huge hit in two days, giving the New York Mets a 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.
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  • Russell Double Gives Cubs 3-2 Win Over Nationals

    Russell Double Gives Cubs 3-2 Win Over Nationals

    nytimes.com 14 hours ago
    Addison Russell hit a game-ending RBI double in the ninth inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the surging Washington Nationals 3-2 on Tuesday night.
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  • Russell delivers game-winner to beat Nats

    Russell delivers game-winner to beat Nats

    MLB.com 14 hours ago
    Addison Russell's walk-off hit in the bottom of the ninth lifted the Cubs to a 2-1 win over the Nationals on Tuesday night.
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  • Pirates Run Win Streak to 5, Top Marlins 5-1

    Pirates Run Win Streak to 5, Top Marlins 5-1

    nytimes.com MLB.com 14 hours ago
    Jeff Locke worked into the sixth inning in his first win in more than a month, and the Pittsburgh Pirates dropped the reeling Miami Marlins 5-1 on Tuesday night.
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  • Phillies GM Apologizes to Fans for Disparaging Comments

    Phillies GM Apologizes to Fans for Disparaging Comments

    nytimes.com yahoo.com 16 hours ago
    Embattled general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. apologized Tuesday to Philadelphia Phillies fans for saying they "don't understand the game" and the "process" that goes into constructing a team.
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  • Marlins tweak staff; Harris new 3B coach

    Marlins tweak staff; Harris new 3B coach

    MLB.com 17 hours ago
    The Marlins announced before Tuesday's game against the Pirates that former third-base coach Brett Butler has been reassigned, with Lenny Harris taking over in that role.
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  • Fish fried: Marlins continue shake-up as third base coach gets …

    Fish fried: Marlins continue shake-up as third base coach gets reassigned

    yahoo.com 17 hours ago
    It's been quite the month for the Miami Marlins. After firing manager Mike Redmond in order to hire general manager Dan Jennings in that role, things have started to spiral out of control. The club hasn't played particularly well under its new leader, a…
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  • The Phillies' GM Is Sick Of All These Fans Who Just "Bitch…

    The Phillies' GM Is Sick Of All These Fans Who Just "Bitch And Complain"

    deadspin.com 21 hours ago
    Phillies GM Ruben Amaro has constructed a team that has put together back-to-back 73-win seasons, and with the club’s current record sitting at 19-28, it doesn’t look like things are going to get better this year. And yet, Amaro would really like for al…
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  • Storytime With Vin Scully: Jonny Gomes Vs. A Wolf

    Storytime With Vin Scully: Jonny Gomes Vs. A Wolf

    deadspin.com 22 hours ago
    Please enjoy this video from yesterday’s Braves-Dodgers game: Vin Scully, the official narrator of summer, tells the tale of the time a young Jonny Gomes saw his life flash before his eyes when he was tackled by a wolf. I don’t want to ruin the ending, …
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  • With Just One Retweet, You'll Help A Pathetic Team Give Somethi…

    With Just One Retweet, You'll Help A Pathetic Team Give Something Away

    deadspin.com 22 hours ago
    The Mets have approximately 356,000 followers on Twitter. Today, they asked 5,000 accounts—who, according to the fine print, must follow them—to retweet their tweet in order for them to give away an autographed Bartolo Colon jersey.Read more...
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  • In Nats, Cubs catch glimpse of own future

    In Nats, Cubs catch glimpse of own future

    MLB.com May 26 (yesterday)
    Monday was a special day for baseball fans, especially those in Chicago. Despite a 2-1 loss to the Nationals, it marked the first Memorial Day game at Wrigley Field since 2009 that the ballpark was a gathering place for fans looking toward the summer wi…
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  • Mets, David Wright, seeking help for back injury in California

    Mets, David Wright, seeking help for back injury in California

    nydailynews.com May 26 (yesterday)
    So David Wright flew to California with a bad back not so much to get a another medical opinion as get physical therapy?
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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.

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