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Mesoraco, Choo go back-to-back for wild winUpdated May 7 Share TweetIn a thrilling conclusion, Devin Mesoraco and Shin-Soo Choo hit back-to-back home runs off Craig Kimbrel in the bottom of the ninth inning to propel the Reds to a 5-4 walk-off victory over the Braves on Tuesday.
For Ventura, return to Queens a 'homecoming'Updated May 7 Share TweetFor the White Sox, it's their first trip to Queens. But manager Robin Ventura and two of his coaches, Joe McEwing and Daryl Boston, are quite familiar with this borough of New York City, having played for the Mets. This series is "something like a …
Harper won't be penalized by MLB for ejectionUpdated May 7 Share TweetOn a day when rain postponed the start of a much-anticipated series against the Detroit Tigers, the Washington Nationals got some good news.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetJason Heyward, who is still recovering from an emergency appendectomy, took batting practice on Tuesday. Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said that Heyward spent about 30 minutes swinging with B.J. Upton and Ramiro Pena. Heyward also took BP on Monday.
'Thankful' Peavy displays talents in the Fan CaveUpdated May 7 Share TweetOn the same day that Gavin Floyd was undergoing Tommy John surgery and John Danks was starting a rehab assignment, Jake Peavy was thankful. Thankful to be playing a guitar set at the Fan Cave, thankful to sink his teeth into video of six or seven Mets g…
Tigers-Nats postponed, to be made up ThursdayUpdated May 7 Share TweetTuesday night's game between the Nationals and Tigers was postponed because of inclement weather and has been rescheduled for Thursday at 4:05 p.m. ET at Nationals Park.Share TweetT&R: Phillies mulling trade for replacing HalladaySource: CNNSI.com
The Dodgers and Blue Jays: From baseball’s offseason darlings to cellar dwellersUpdated May 7 Share TweetIf you sat down with a notepad and pen the day before the baseball season started and tried to guess which teams would be in last place five weeks into the season, would you put the Los Angeles Dodgers and Toronto Blue Jays on the list? Sure, you'd writ…Source: yahoo.com
Once again, expensive free agents are failing to meet expectationsUpdated May 7 Share TweetAs another expensive crop of free-agents fails to meet expectations with their new teams, it's clear free-agency is more like a used-car lot than ever before, writes Tom Verducci.Source: CNNSI.com
Football legend Carter tosses out first pitch for RedsUpdated May 7 Share TweetRecently elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, former NFL wide receiver and Ohio State star Cris Carter threw out a ceremonial first pitch Monday night before the Reds played the Braves at Great American Ball Park.Share TweetCliff Lee shut down the Giants once again with eight strong innings, Michael Young hit a two-run double among his three hits and the Philadelphia Phillies stopped San Francisco's season-best six-game winning streak with a 6-2 victory Monday night.Share TweetBraves catcher Brian McCann, who was making his season debut after spending five weeks on the disabled list, went 0-for-4 with a walk in Monday's 7-4 win over the Reds. McCann, 29, underwent offseason surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulde…
Cashner's career night silences MarlinsUpdated May 7 Share TweetAndrew Cashner tossed 7 1/3 scoreless frames, allowing just four hits to the Marlins in a 5-0 Padres victory Monday night -- a win that marked the club's ninth in its last 12 games.
About Last Night: You Got Spur'dUpdated May 7 Share TweetIn case you were out meeting the Mets, meeting the Mets, stepping right up and greeting the Mets, here's what you missed in sports on Monday: The Go...Source: grantland.com
Harvey Stellar, Mets Walk OffMay 7Matt Harvey surrendered just one hit over nine innings pitched as Mike Baxter's single in the 10th lifted the Mets to a 1-0 win over the White Sox.
Walk-Off Homer Lifts Reds Past BravesMay 7Shin-Soo Choo hit two home runs, including the walk-off shot, to lift the Reds to a 5-4 win over the Braves.
SweetSpot TV: Leadoff HittersMay 7Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield break down the best and worst leadoff hitters this season.
SweetSpot TV: Batting RightyMay 7Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield discuss the top right-handed batters in the game today.
Don Banks: Jets owner closes door on Tebow era, but not QB competitionMay 7PHILADELPHIA -- Opting for dramatic understatement, New York Jets owner Woody Johnson summarized his team's failed Tim Tebow experiment as "something that didn't work for us,'' and acknowledged for the first time "the fit obviously wasn't perf…
Peter King: Nobody balances need vs. value better than the Ravens; mailMay 7The fashionable thing to say for men who run drafts is they'll set their boards and honor them and take the best player available. I believe general managers approach drafts that way, but when it comes time to pull the trigger, they're going to pay more…
2013 NBA draft -- Anthony Bennett to have surgery, agent saysMay 7UNLV draft prospect Anthony Bennett will have rotator cuff surgery on his left shoulder on Wednesday, agent Jeff Schwartz told ESPN.com.
2013 NBA draft -- Anthony Bennett undergoes shoulder surgery for SLAP tearMay 8UNLV draft prospect Anthony Bennett will have rotator cuff surgery on his left shoulder on Wednesday, agent Jeff Schwartz told ESPN.com.