NL West News and Rumors
In April, the San Diego Padres set a record in offensive futility, becoming the first National League team to be shut out in the first three games of a season. That was then, this is now. As the month of July draws to a close, the Padres offense is now …Share Tweet
Rockies place Motte on DL, reinstate RusinMLB.com 6 hours agoThe Rockies placed right-hander Jason Motte on the 15-day disabled list with a right rotator cuff strain and reinstated lefty Chris Rusin (left shoulder strain) from the DL before Wednesday's series finale with the Orioles.Share Tweet
Reyes targets Friday return from intercostal strainMLB.com 6 hours agoA day after suffering a Grade 1 strain of his left intercostal muscle, Jose Reyes said he hopes he can return to the Mets by Friday for their game against the Rockies at Citi Field. Reyes called Wednesday's series finale against the Cardinals a "tr…Share Tweetyahoo.com 6 hours agoMajor League Baseball has once again found a way to eradicate fun from the game. The league issued a warning to Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig, telling the 25-year-old that he would be fined if he wears his Vin Scully spikes again. A few day…Share Tweet
Rays put in Moore work, earn first LA winMLB.com 7 hours agoMatt Moore allowed one unearned run in 6 2/3 innings and Evan Longoria slugged a two-run homer in a three-run fourth inning as the Rays beat the Dodgers on Wednesday, 3-1, for the franchise's first win at Dodger Stadium.Share Tweet
Friars pile on 3 homers in finale victory vs. JaysMLB.com 9 hours agoThe Padres avoided a three-game sweep in their first series north of the border, and it should come as no surprise that home runs were the main reason why.Share Tweet
Padres recall Amarista, place Solarte on leaveMLB.com 14 hours agoPadres third baseman Yangervis Solarte was placed on the family leave list on Wednesday before San Diego's game against the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. To replace Solarte, the Padres recalled infielder/outfielder Alexi Amarista from Triple-A El Paso.Share TweetBud Norris gives the Dodgers even more to think aboutShare Tweetnytimes.com 23 hours agoJay Bruce insists he isn't sitting around and savoring his home run streak.Share Tweetyahoo.com 24 hours agoThe New York Mets are planning to honor recent Hall of Fame inductee Mike Piazza this weekend during a four-game series with the Colorado Rockies, including wearing hats with Piazza’s likeness on the side. (dkcnews.com) The hats will be available to fan…Share Tweetnytimes.com Jul 27 (yesterday)After Devon Travis came within a few feet of a game-winning home run, he found a different way to circle the bases.Share Tweetnytimes.com Jul 27 (yesterday)Yasmany Tomas hit two home runs, Archie Bradley pitched seven solid innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-1 on Wednesday night.Share Tweet
Kershaw Struck By Liner, Loses Part Of ToothMar 20Clayton Kershaw was hit by Andy Parrino's broken-bat liner in the bottom of the third inning in the Dodgers' 3-2 loss to the A's. Kershaw remained in the game.
Leaving San Francisco Was Easy Call For SandovalMar 9ESPN SweetSpot blogger David Schoenfield discusses Pablo Sandoval's comments about feeling disrespected by the Giants.
Yasiel Puig Puts On A Big HeadMar 9While signing autographs during spring training, Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig decided to have some fun by putting on a giant head of himself.
Matt Kemp ConversationMar 7Padres outfielder Matt Kemp talks to Josina Anderson about moving on from the Dodgers' organization, preparing to play in a San Diego Padres uniform and addresses durability questions.