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Olney: Lagares a star in the making

The Mets' Juan Lagares is quickly developing into more than just the best defensive center fielder in baseball.

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Spratt: The golden age of third basemen

Manny Machado, Nolan Arenado and top prospect Kris Bryant are leading a new major league trend of a more versatile third baseman, says Baseball Info Solutions' Scott Spratt.

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Top stats to know: Mets vs. Yankees

It's rare for New York's teams to be where they are when they play in a Subway Series

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Matt Harvey thrives on Subway Series stage

Matt Harvey allowed two earned runs on five hits and two walks while striking out seven in 8 2/3 innings in the Mets' win over the Yankees Saturday.

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Zack Greinke: No longer 'stressed out'

Zack Greinke continued his hot April on the mound, as the Dodgers' right-hander was composed in mowing down the San Diego Padres.

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Finally, Bernie Williams is part of the club

The Yankees began to make amends for a decade-long oversight by kicking off a celebration of Bernie Williams and his time with the club.


Final: Pirates 8, Diamondbacks 0

Francisco Liriano was a bit wild, walking 6 batters in 6.1 innings. He also had 7 K's and didn't allow a run, helping Pittsburgh win its 5th straight game. Box score


Final: Astros 7, Athletics 6

The unbelievable Astros have won 3 straight, 8 of their last 10 and are still atop the AL West after coming from behind to beat the A's in Oakland. Box score


Gattis loves seeing bases loaded

For the 2nd time today, Evan Gattis has hit a bases-loaded double. This one in the top of the 9th inning has given the Astros a 7-6 lead over the Athletics. Gattis, who came in with 1 RBI in 15 games this season, has 4 RBI's today. Follow live

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With that said. Waino will be pitching by next spring. The fielding, covering first and running will slow the process of pitching in games.

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You can't rehab harder to get back sooner with an Achilles. It takes time to heal and there is nothing you can do to speed it up.

Gordon flies into stands for catch

Royals OF Alex Gordon had a close encounter with White Sox fans in the 6th inning of Chicago's 5-3 win. We're not sure how he held onto this one.


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Max Scherzer (sprained right thumb) likely to miss next scheduled start, Tues. at ATL Scherzer 1-2, 1.26 ERA after signing 7-yr, $210M deal

Amarista, Norris power Padres

Alexi Amarista and Derek Norris hammered solo shots to support Brandon Morrow through 7 innings of one-run ball as the Padres avoided a sweep in San Diego. Norris finished 2-for-3 with 2 RBI and a run. Box score


White Sox rally past Royals

The ChiSox scored 5 unanswered runs -- all in the 6th inning -- to come from behind in a 5-3 win for their second victory vs. the Royals in today's doubleheader.


Nats: Scherzer likely out Tuesday's start

The right-hander still experienced soreness in the right thumb he jammed batting Thursday against St. Louis after throwing before today's 6-2 loss to the Marlins.


Addison Russell on bases-clearing 2B

"I felt like I saw the ball a little bit better today. Fouled off some good pitches ... and then he gave me a fastball outside and I didn't try to do too much. I just hit it and got a double off it."


Norris homer pushes Padres lead to 2

Derek Norris took Scott Baker deep over the left-field wall to increase the Padres' lead to 3-1 in the bottom of the 7th inning. Norris is 2-for-3 with 2 RBI and a run. Follow live


Brewers avoid sweep in Milwaukee

Adam Lind smashed a two-run homer, and the Brewers rode it to their second win in the last 12 games with a 6-3 victory vs. the visiting Cards.


Orioles explode for 18 runs

By the end of the drubbing, Baltimore had 20 hits, 4 players with 3-hit games and most importantly, a 18-7 win over the Red Sox.


Alex the Great

Dodgers IF Alex Guerrero just hit his 5th HR and drove in his 13th run of the season. And he's done it with a measly 21 at bats. The Dodgers trail the Padres 2-1 in the 5th. Follow live