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The latest news and possible return dates for Mets players who are on the IL.
Author: SNY
Posted: June 21, 2021, 7:36 pm
Edison Mora, a minor leaguer in the San Francisco Giants organization, gives girlfriend Laura Torres a subtle signal every time he steps to the plate.
Author: USA TODAY Sports
Posted: June 21, 2021, 7:32 pm
Jacob deGrom is on the mound as the Mets face the Atlanta Braves in Game 1 of a doubleheader.
Author: SNY
Posted: June 21, 2021, 7:30 pm
New York Mets manager Luis Rojas says Jacob deGrom will be ready to go with no pitch limit for Game 1 of Monday’s doubleheader against the Braves. Rojas also says Jeff McNeil will be available off the bench and is expected to start Game 2.
Author: SNY
Posted: June 21, 2021, 7:30 pm
Kyle Schwarber would certainly be an exciting bat to watch in this year’s Home Run Derby at Coors Field.
Author: NBC Sports Washington
Posted: June 21, 2021, 6:28 pm
Doug Williams and Andy Martino deliver a new edition of the Shea Anything podcast, as they focus on the Mets’ jam-packed schedule.
Author: SNY
Posted: June 21, 2021, 6:13 pm
The Angels send relievers Chris Rodriguez and Jaime Barria back to the minors and reinstate José Quintana from the injured list.
Author: LA Times
Posted: June 21, 2021, 6:03 pm
The MLB’s rules on sticky substances might hurt Red Sox pitchers, but they could help team’s lineup even more, writes John Tomase.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: June 21, 2021, 5:59 pm
Cubs’ Kris Bryant, Javy Bez, Willson Contreras, Anthony Rizzo and Joc Pederson were in All-Star voting finalist position as of Monday.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: June 21, 2021, 5:46 pm
Mets pitcher Robert Gsellman is headed to the injured list with a lat injury, league sources told SNY.
Author: SNY
Posted: June 21, 2021, 5:26 pm
The Giants are unexpectedly in a position to add at the trade deadline, and on this week’s Giants Talk podcast, team president and CEO Larry Baer discussed how ownership feels about the plan.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: June 21, 2021, 5:26 pm
Tucker Kain, president of business enterprise for the Los Angeles Dodgers, is leaving the MLB team to join the executive ranks at ecommerce giant Fanatics, according to multiple people familiar with the plans. Kain will be tasked with helping the company expand beyond merchandise, according to the people, who were granted anonymity because the move […]
Author: Sportico
Posted: June 21, 2021, 4:45 pm
In this Yankees vs Athletics post-game interview, manager Aaron Boone discusses yet another triple play for his team, this time to close out a 2-1 win over the Oakland Athletics. New York has a record-tying three triple plays on the season, two coming this week alone.
Author: SNY
Posted: June 21, 2021, 4:45 pm
In these Mets vs Nationals highlights, outfielder Kyle Schwarber hit three home runs, powering the Nationals to a 5-2 victory over the visiting New York Mets. Washington takes 3 out of 4 against New York on the weekend.
Author: SNY
Posted: June 21, 2021, 4:30 pm
In this Mets vs Nationals post-game interview, Taijuan Walker analyzes the stellar performance from Washington outfielder Kyle Schwarber, who hit three home runs against New York on Sunday afternoon.
Author: SNY
Posted: June 21, 2021, 4:30 pm
Just as he did in 2019, Jaylin Davis is going deep for the River Cats. What does it mean for the Giants?
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: June 21, 2021, 4:23 pm
Mets owner Steve Cohen discusses the potential of extending ace Jacob deGrom during a pregame talk with the media on the field prior to the team’s Sunday match-up against the Washington Nationals.
Author: SNY
Posted: June 21, 2021, 4:15 pm
A hot Yankees team needs to seize the opportunity ahead of them with the Boston Red Sox coming up on their schedule.
Author: SNY
Posted: June 21, 2021, 4:09 pm
In this Mets vs Nationals post-game interview, Pete Alonso was impressed with the way veteran Jon Lester shut down the Mets attack but insists the team will continue to grind. Alonso: ‘We’ve been playing some really good baseball and tomorrow’s a good day to split the series and go back home’.
Author: SNY
Posted: June 21, 2021, 4:00 pm
In these Mets vs Nationals highlights, Kyle Schwarber helped the Nationals gain a split of their doubleheader with the Mets, hitting a pair of homers, driving in four RBI. John Lester smothered the Mets attack, allowing just two runs in the 7th inning on a Jose Peraza home run.
Author: SNY
Posted: June 21, 2021, 4:00 pm
In this Mets vs Nationals post-game interview, Francisco Lindor says he doesn’t ever remember driving in 5 runs in a game which he did in the Mets 5-1 win over the Nationals in Game 1 of a doubleheader. Lindor: ‘It’s fun to have days like this, especially when you help the team win’.
Author: SNY
Posted: June 21, 2021, 4:00 pm
In this Yankees vs Athletics post-game interview, Gio Urshela reacts to New York’s comeback win over Oakland. Trailing 4-1 at one point, Gio Urshela talks about the team’s comeback, in the Yankees 7-5 win over the A’s. Urshela broke a 4-4 tie with a solo home run in the 8th and DJ LeMahieu added a two-run single to extend the lead. Urshela also describes a scary play earlier in the game when a piece of a broken bat struck him in the eye.
Author: SNY
Posted: June 21, 2021, 4:00 pm
Heres what baseball fans need to know as MLB’s sticky stuff crackdown goes into effect on Monday.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: June 21, 2021, 3:58 pm
The Mets continued to get outstanding pitching from Joey Lucchesi on Friday night but for the second straight game, their offense managed just two hits as the Nationals won it in the 9th on a Yan Gomes walk off single, 1-0. Edwin Diaz, who has not fared well in non-save situations this season, took the loss.
Author: SNY
Posted: June 21, 2021, 3:45 pm
Mets closer Edwin Diaz talks about the fateful 9th inning that saw the Nationals win on walk off hit by Yan Gomes. Diaz felt he made good pitches including a 3-2 pitch to Juan Soto that was called a ball and it changed the complexion of the entire inning. Diaz: ‘I thought I made some pretty good pitches but today just wasn’t my day’.
Author: SNY
Posted: June 21, 2021, 3:45 pm
In these Mets vs Nationals highlights, Francisco Lindor enjoyed his finest hour as a Met, slugging a pair of two-run homers and driving in all five Mets runs as they defeated the Nationals, 5-1 in the first game of a day-night doubleheader. For the second straight start, David Peterson had a stellar outing, allowing just one run and two hits in 4 2/3 innings.
Author: SNY
Posted: June 21, 2021, 3:45 pm
DJ LeMahieu talks about seeing the Yankees three game winning streak come to an end. LeMahieu belted his 5th homer of the season but it wasn’t enough, as Tony Kemp’s three-run shot in the 6th inning gave the A’s the lead for good. LeMahieu: ‘We had the lead, they hit a homer, I thought we would come back one way or another but we just couldn’t put anything together’.
Author: SNY
Posted: June 21, 2021, 3:45 pm
Francisco Lindor crushes his second two-run HR of the game, to give Mets 5-0 lead in Game 1 of a doubleheader, Lindor has driven in all five Mets runs.
Author: SNY
Posted: June 21, 2021, 3:45 pm
Who has actually been stealing bases in 2021, and who has been unwilling to run? Fred Zinkie examines.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: June 21, 2021, 3:45 pm
On Bronx Backstories, Sweeny Murti recalls Mariano Rivera’s season-ending knee injury he suffered in batting practice chasing balls in the outfield before a game in 2012.
Author: SNY
Posted: June 21, 2021, 3:42 pm
Francisco Lindor got mic’d up by the SNY broadcast at batting practice, so get up close to and inside the pre-game atmosphere at Citi Field with the Mets shortstop.
Author: SNY
Posted: June 21, 2021, 3:30 pm
The Mets and Atlanta Braves play a four-game series starting Monday at Citi Field.
Author: SNY
Posted: June 21, 2021, 2:59 pm
Monday, June 21, has all eyes on baseball with the NBA playoffs getting a load management day and returning on Tuesday. Let’s get into the top MLB DFS picks for pitchers and stacks for Yahoo, DraftKings and FanDuel. Be sure head over to the Awesemo MLB DFS home page for all the best written daily […] The post MLB DFS Picks: Spotlight Pitchers & Top Stacks for Monday, June 21 appeared first on Awesemo.com.
Author: Awesemo
Posted: June 21, 2021, 2:39 pm
Chipper Jones would like to see the walls between hitters and pitchers and substances torn down. His solution? Allow pitchers to use pine tar.
Author: USA TODAY Sports
Posted: June 21, 2021, 2:17 pm
The No. 1 prospect in all of baseball, the Rays’ Wander Franco, is set to debut Tuesday against the Red Sox in a clash of the AL East’s top two teams.
Author: NBC Sports Washington
Posted: June 21, 2021, 2:09 pm
The Mets lost again on Sunday as the offense continued to scuffle, but serious reinforcements are on the way.
Author: SNY
Posted: June 21, 2021, 1:31 pm
Spider Tack was developed for strongman competitions, not pitchers. But its creators did have an inkling about its appeal to baseball players as recently as last season.
Posted: June 21, 2021, 1:23 pm
SportsPulse: Atlanta Braves legend and Baseball Hall of Famer Chipper Jones had a lot to say about the use of Spider Tack by pitchers and supports the MLB’s decision to crackdown on it.
Author: USA TODAY Sports
Posted: June 21, 2021, 1:02 pm
Gary Sanchez continues to rake for the Yankees, and his latest heroics helped them secure the series win over the Oakland Athletics.
Author: SNY
Posted: June 21, 2021, 12:35 pm
Gerardo Parra got his first at-bat with the Nationals on Sunday for the first time since the 2019 season.
Author: NBC Sports Washington
Posted: June 21, 2021, 12:31 pm
The Red Sox will get MLB’s first look at Rays top prospect Wander Franco, who is set to debut Tuesday in a clash of the AL East’s top two teams.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: June 21, 2021, 12:28 pm
The Astros have caught fire over the past month, winning 16 of 20 to take over the top spot in USA TODAY Sports’ weekly MLB power rankings.
Author: USA TODAY Sports
Posted: June 21, 2021, 12:00 pm
Tampa Bay Rays infielder Wander Franco, considered the best prospect in the minors, is set to make his major league debut Tuesday.
Author: USA TODAY Sports
Posted: June 21, 2021, 10:40 am
Jared Quay previews the betting odds for the Dodgers and Padres on Monday June 21.
Author: Yahoo Sports Videos
Posted: June 21, 2021, 4:01 am
Jared Quay previews the betting odds for the Indians and Cubs on Monday June 21.
Author: Yahoo Sports Videos
Posted: June 21, 2021, 3:59 am
Jared Quay previews the betting odds for Game 1 of a doubleheader between the Braves and Mets on Monday June 21.
Author: Yahoo Sports Videos
Posted: June 21, 2021, 3:49 am
Jared Quay previews the betting odds for the MLB on Monday June 21.
Author: Yahoo Sports Videos
Posted: June 21, 2021, 3:45 am
Kyle Schwarber crushes three home runs, plus the Yankees turn a game-ending triple play on this edition of FastCast
Author: MLB.com
Posted: June 21, 2021, 3:04 am
Acuña hits his 100th homer in 1-0 win vs. Cardinals
Author: MLB.com
Posted: June 21, 2021, 2:42 am
Condensed Game: Ronald Acuña Jr. hit his 100th career home run and Drew Smyly pitched five no-hit innings to lead the Braves to a 1-0 win
Author: MLB.com
Posted: June 21, 2021, 2:40 am
Brandon Crawford is well on his way to the best offensive season of his career.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: June 21, 2021, 2:11 am

Kyle Schwarber homered three times and tied a major league record with five in a two-game span, leading the Washington Nationals over the New York Mets 5-2 Sunday to take three of four in the series.
Posted: June 21, 2021, 8:58 pm
The Yankees turned their record-tying third triple play of the season to strand the go-ahead run in the ninth inning, bailing out closer Aroldis Chapman and sealing a 2-1 win over the Athletics on Sunday.
Posted: June 21, 2021, 8:58 pm
The Rays announced that Wander Franco, rated by ESPN as the top prospect in baseball entering the season, will be called up.
Posted: June 21, 2021, 8:58 pm
The New York Mets have fired two high-ranking employees and will overhaul their legal and human resources departments after an independent review of the organization.
Posted: June 21, 2021, 8:58 pm
At least three teams intend to set aside the gentlemen’s agreement to not ask umpires to check opposing pitchers for foreign substances, sources told ESPN’s Buster Olney.
Posted: June 21, 2021, 8:58 pm
New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom has been cleared to start the opener of New York’s doubleheader Monday against the Atlanta Braves after dealing with right shoulder soreness.
Posted: June 21, 2021, 8:58 pm
Beginning Monday, Major League Baseball is ramping up efforts to stop pitchers from doctoring baseballs. Here’s how the enforcement will work.
Posted: June 21, 2021, 7:38 pm
The Rays phenom will soon join MLB’s new generation of superstars.
Posted: June 21, 2021, 4:24 am
Jose Abreu, Trevor Bauer, Corey Seager and Shohei Ohtani are the nominees for Best MLB Player at the 2021 ESPYS. Cast your vote today.
Posted: June 19, 2021, 12:09 pm
From the Sugar Kings to the Serpientes, the South Side to Wrigleyville, we break down the best and worst of baseball’s latest fashion trend.
Posted: June 18, 2021, 7:36 pm

2:47PM: Acevedo is indeed on his way to the big leagues, and Shayna Rubin of the San Jose Mercury News reports (via Twitter) that Jesus Luzardo is being optioned to Triple-A.  Luzardo has struggled as both a starter and a reliever this season, posting a 6.87 ERA over 38 innings and surrendering 11 homers in…
Author: Anthony Franco
Posted: June 21, 2021, 7:47 pm
From time to time, as a service to our readers, MLB Trade Rumors will post job opportunities of possible interest that are brought to our attention. MLBTR has no affiliation with the hiring entity, no role in the hiring process, and no financial interest in the posting of this opportunity. Position: Baseball Research Analyst –…
Author: Tim Dierkes
Posted: June 21, 2021, 7:23 pm
2:19PM: As expected, the Mets activated utilityman Jeff McNeil off the 10-day IL today, so he will take Gsellman’s spot on the active roster.  McNeil has been out of action since May 17 due to a hamstring strain, and he now looks to resume his duty as New York’s regular second baseman.  The former All-Star…
Author: Mark Polishuk
Posted: June 21, 2021, 7:19 pm
Left-hander Jose Quintana is back on the Angels’ active roster after being reinstated off the 10-day injured list.  Another roster moves seems to be coming for the team, as the Halos also announced that right-handers Jaime Barria and Chris Rodriguez were optioned to the minors (Barria to Triple-A and Rodriguez to Double-A) after yesterday’s game.…
Author: Mark Polishuk
Posted: June 21, 2021, 6:54 pm
12:57PM: The Royals have officially announced the move, with Mondesi sent to the 10-day IL with a strained left oblique.  O’Hearn has been recalled from Triple-A. 12:41PM: Royals shortstop Adalberto Mondesi looks to be going back onto the 10-day injured list with an oblique injury, GM Dayton Moore told the Kansas City Star’s Lynn Worthy…
Author: Mark Polishuk
Posted: June 21, 2021, 5:57 pm
The White Sox and Diamondbacks have held discussions about a trade that would send infielder Eduardo Escobar to the Windy City, USA Today’s Bob Nightengale reports (Twitter link).  It isn’t known if the two sides are deep in talks, or if this is exploratory on Chicago’s part as the Sox continue to look for second…
Author: Mark Polishuk
Posted: June 21, 2021, 5:13 pm
The Orioles have torn their roster down as part of a massive rebuild over the past few seasons. The organization has acquired a collection of highly-regarded prospect talent the fanbase is certainly hoping will comprise the core of a contender down the line. In the interim, though, the MLB product has been quite poor. The…
Author: Anthony Franco
Posted: June 21, 2021, 3:59 pm
Mets owner Steve Cohen met with reporters (including Mike Puma of the New York Post and Anthony DiComo of MLB.com) yesterday to discuss the team’s outlook in advance of the July 30 trade deadline. Most notably, Cohen was asked whether he’d be willing to sign off on a midseason acquisition that pushes the team’s competitive…
Author: Anthony Franco
Posted: June 21, 2021, 2:15 pm
The Rays announced they’ll select the contract of top infield prospect Wander Franco prior to Tuesday’s game against the Red Sox. Tampa Bay has lost six straight, falling half a game behind Boston in the American League East. With a three-game series against the division leaders upcoming, the Rays have decided it’s time to bring up the…
Author: Anthony Franco
Posted: June 21, 2021, 4:01 am
The latest minor moves from around baseball: The Rangers announced that right-hander Tyson Miller has cleared waivers and been assigned outright to Triple-A Round Rock. Texas claimed the 25-year-old from the Cubs earlier this month but designated him for assignment themselves after he made just one Triple-A appearance. Miller, who has five MLB innings under his belt…
Author: Anthony Franco
Posted: June 21, 2021, 3:46 am
The Blue Jays are in agreement on a contract with reliever John Axford, reports Jamie Campbell of Sportsnet (Twitter link). The 38-year-old hasn’t pitched in the majors since 2018. Axford is best known for his early-career stint with the Brewers. He pitched to a 3.35 ERA with Milwaukee between 2009-13, compiling an MLB-leading 46 saves in…
Author: Anthony Franco
Posted: June 21, 2021, 2:46 am
The Blue Jays are “focused on” upgrading the relief corps, general manager Ross Atkins told reporters (including Keegan Matheson of MLB.com). Presumably, that’ll involve acquiring some help from outside the organization, but rival clubs have set high asking prices on potential trade candidates to this point, reports Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet. On the whole, the…
Author: Anthony Franco
Posted: June 20, 2021, 10:22 pm
The Twins have signed reliever Kyle Barraclough to a minor league contract and assigned him to Triple-A St. Paul, according to an announcement from the Saints. The right-hander was released from a minors pact with the Yankees earlier this week. Barraclough has pitched in the big leagues in parts of five MLB seasons. A one-time setup…
Author: Anthony Franco
Posted: June 20, 2021, 8:20 pm
Just over a year removed from Tommy John surgery, John Brebbia is back in the majors, as the Giants announced that the right-hander has been reinstated from the 60-day injured list.  Left-hander Conner Menez was optioned to Triple-A after yesterday’s game to open a spot on San Francisco’s active roster, while righty Aaron Sanchez was…
Author: Mark Polishuk
Posted: June 20, 2021, 6:34 pm
TODAY: Gomber has been placed on the 10-day injured list, the team announced.  In corresponding roster moves, righty Joe Harvey’s contract was selected from Triple-A, while right-hander Jordan Sheffield was moved to the 60-day IL. JUNE 19: Rockies left-hander Austin Gomber left tonight’s start after two innings due to left forearm tightness, the team announced. …
Author: Mark Polishuk
Posted: June 20, 2021, 6:27 pm