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Here's what happened in Mets Land on Friday, in case you missed it...
Author: SNY
Posted: May 18, 2024, 1:49 pm
Blake Snell's dominant rehab start on Friday in Sacramento instilled confidence in the Cy Young Award winner as he prepares to rejoin the major league roster in San Francisco.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: May 18, 2024, 5:50 am
The Giants' offense came to life as San Francisco came back from an early deficit to defeat the Colorado Rockies 10-5 on Friday at Oracle Park.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: May 18, 2024, 5:27 am
Where there's Phillies-Mets, there's always chaos.
Author: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Posted: May 18, 2024, 5:05 am
Jason Heyward homered in his return from the injured list and pitcher James Paxton had a strong six innings, helping the Dodgers beat the Reds on Friday.
Author: LA Times
Posted: May 18, 2024, 4:50 am
Blake Snell recorded a dominant outing in what likely is his final rehab start before rejoining the major league roster.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: May 18, 2024, 3:44 am
Although Christian Scott struggled for the first time in the major leagues, the Mets were impressed with how their young pitcher competed through some tough innings on Friday night.
Author: SNY
Posted: May 18, 2024, 3:22 am
Life's a lot easier as a pitcher, hitter or manager when you're playing from ahead, and the Phillies have done it five days a week all season.
Author: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Posted: May 18, 2024, 3:18 am
DJ LeMahieu continued to inch closer to a return from a foot injury on Friday by beginning a rehab assignment with Double-A Somerset.
Author: SNY
Posted: May 18, 2024, 2:33 am
David Fletcher, a former Major League infielder who played for the L.A.
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: May 18, 2024, 2:29 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton homered, Nestor Cortes won for the first time in 5 1/2 weeks and the New York Yankees beat the Chicago White Sox 4-2 on Friday night for their fifth straight victory. Alex Verdugo and Stanton hit consecutive RBI doubles off starter Mike Clevinger (0-2) in the fourth inning to give the...
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: May 18, 2024, 2:25 am
This scandal refuses to end for MLB.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: May 18, 2024, 1:42 am
The Yankees extended their winning streak to five games with a 4-2 win over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night at Yankee Stadium.
Author: SNY
Posted: May 18, 2024, 1:39 am
Christian Scott had the first bumpy start of his MLB career and the Mets offense was blanked as the Marlins won 8-0 on Friday night in Miami.
Author: SNY
Posted: May 18, 2024, 1:39 am
Here's how Jung Hoo Lee and the Giants will proceed after the the exciting, young outfielder will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: May 18, 2024, 1:20 am
The Dodgers made significant roster moves Friday, with veteran Jason Heyward returning after a back injury and Max Muncy going on the injured list.
Author: LA Times
Posted: May 17, 2024, 11:28 pm
Red Sox right-hander Garrett Whitlock suffered a setback with his elbow and has been shut down from throwing, manager Alex Cora announced.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: May 17, 2024, 11:25 pm
Jung Hoo Lee will have surgery to repair a torn labrum, ending his 2024 rookie season.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: May 17, 2024, 10:52 pm
The Korean star signed a $113 million deal with the Giants last offseason.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: May 17, 2024, 10:34 pm
The Giants activated Jorge Soler from the injured list and recalled Mason Black from Triple-A in a series of roster moves before Friday's game against the Rockies.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: May 17, 2024, 10:29 pm
The White Sox placed rookie standout Bryan Ramos on the 10-day injured list with a left quad strain, the team announced on Friday ahead of their game against the Yankees. In reciprocation, the team recalled outfielder Corey Julks from Triple-A. Danny Mendick has been reinstated from the injured list after finishing his rehab stint with Triple-A. They also optioned Braden...
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: May 17, 2024, 9:59 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Paul Skenes struck out 11 over six no-hit innings in his second major league start, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 9-3 on Friday. Skenes allowed just one baserunner — Michael Busch on a full-count, fifth-inning walk on the eighth pitch of the plate appearance — in an utterly dominant performance. After pitching through some...
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: May 17, 2024, 9:32 pm
Brandon Nimmo is apparently still not feeling well enough to play as he was out of the Mets lineup again on Friday against the Marlins.
Author: SNY
Posted: May 17, 2024, 9:30 pm
Injury updates on Taijuan Walker's toe and Trea Turner's hamstring ahead of the Phillies' series opener against the Nationals.
Author: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Posted: May 17, 2024, 8:40 pm
This Paul Skenes guy might be good...
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: May 17, 2024, 8:32 pm
Pittsburgh Pirates rookie pitcher Paul Skenes was dominant in his second MLB start. He allowed no hits over six innings while striking out 11 Chicago Cubs batters.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: May 17, 2024, 8:17 pm
Even though the international signing period is still months away, the Mets are expected to ink shortstop Elian Peña from the Dominican Republic to a massive signing bonus.
Author: SNY
Posted: May 17, 2024, 7:55 pm
Here's how to watch the Mets game on SNY online or via the SNY app.
Author: SNY
Posted: May 17, 2024, 7:50 pm
Jake Mintz & Jordan Shusterman discuss the Yankees looking to extend Juan Soto during the season, Elly De La Cruz being dangerous on the base paths, answer some listener emails and give their weekly rendition of the Good, the Bad & the Uggla.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: May 17, 2024, 7:16 pm
Yahoo Sports senior MLB analyst Jordan Shusterman and senior MLB analyst Jake Mintz react to Elly De La Cruz's successful base stealing so far this season and predict that he will definitely surpass his goal of 80 stolen bases. Hear the full conversation on the “Baseball Bar-B-Cast” podcast - and subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you listen.
Author: Yahoo Sports Videos
Posted: May 17, 2024, 7:00 pm
Sitting last in the AL East with regression throughout the lineup, the Blue Jays will soon have to face the reality of being sellers at this year's trade deadline.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: May 17, 2024, 6:51 pm
The Chicago Cubs placed Colten Brewer on the 15-day injured list Friday with a lower-back issue and recalled right-handed pitcher Porter Hodge from Triple-A Iowa in a corresponding move. Brewer’s IL stint is retroactive to May 14. Hodge, 23, is 1-1 with a 6.55 ERA (8 ER/11.0 IP) in 10 relief appearances in Triple-A this season after beginning the season...
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: May 17, 2024, 6:05 pm
Yahoo Sports senior MLB analyst Jordan Shusterman and senior MLB analyst Jake Mintz give their take on whether or not Juan Soto will stick with the Yankees or go elsewhere. Hear the full conversation on the “Baseball Bar-B-Cast” podcast - and subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you listen.
Author: Yahoo Sports Videos
Posted: May 17, 2024, 4:40 pm
Fantasy baseball analyst Dalton Del Don shares some pertinent updates from key bullpens across MLB.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: May 17, 2024, 3:26 pm
Here are five things to watch when the Mets and Marlins play a three-game series starting Friday night in Miami.
Author: SNY
Posted: May 17, 2024, 2:36 pm
Fantasy baseball analyst Andy Behrens offers a new list of priority pickups who can boost your rosters.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: May 17, 2024, 2:26 pm
Here's what happened in Mets Land on Thursday, in case you missed it...
Author: SNY
Posted: May 17, 2024, 12:45 pm
As much as speculation about a potential sale of the Atlanta Braves keeps turning up like a bad penny, John Malone has no intention of auctioning off the club. In a phone interview with Sportico, the chairman of Liberty Media dismissed the notion that the company has considered putting the franchise on the market. “The Braves …
Author: Sportico
Posted: May 17, 2024, 9:50 am
Dodgers lose their second in a row, managing only four singles against a struggling Cincinnati Reds team.
Author: LA Times
Posted: May 17, 2024, 5:11 am
Mets manager Carlos Mendoza said he spoke with his team after Wednesday's loss and the message seemingly stuck with the players as they look to turn their season around.
Author: SNY
Posted: May 17, 2024, 5:02 am
We've finally discovered what will get Dodgers fans to show up early.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: May 17, 2024, 4:53 am
The Phillies had to lean on their bullpen following Taijuan Walker's 4th inning exit, resulting in an 11 inning loss Thursday night.
Author: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Posted: May 17, 2024, 4:39 am
The Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies in the 11th inning on Thursday night, but it could’ve ended two innings earlier had it not been for Edwin Diaz's second straight blown save.
Author: SNY
Posted: May 17, 2024, 3:55 am
Cristian Pache will get the starting nod in center field after Johan Rojas made a couple errors Wednesday night against the Mets.
Author: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Posted: May 17, 2024, 3:46 am
Edward Olivares and Nick Gonzales homered, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Thursday night. Olivares hit a two-run homer in the first inning. He also doubled and scored in the sixth against Justin Steele (0-1) to make it 5-3. Gonzales hit a solo drive in the fourth, and Jared Jones (3-4) struck out seven in six...
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: May 17, 2024, 2:35 am
After Wednesday’s less-than-stellar performance, the Mets responded on Thursday night with a 6-5 extra-inning win over the Philadelphia Phillies to avoid the sweep.
Author: SNY
Posted: May 17, 2024, 2:22 am
Soto said Thursday he would give his blessing to contract talks during the season if the Yankees want to approach his agent Scott Boras about a long-term contract.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: May 17, 2024, 2:17 am
The Dodgers announced that 24-year-old right-hander Emmet Sheehan underwent season-ending Tommy John surgery.
Author: LA Times
Posted: May 17, 2024, 1:00 am
Walker limped off the field in the top of the 4th inning after being struck by a line drive.
Author: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Posted: May 17, 2024, 12:09 am
Chicago Cubs infielder Nico Hoerner is out of the lineup for a third consecutive game on Thursday, but manager Craig Counsell said there has been progress made to getting him back in the lineup.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: May 16, 2024, 10:57 pm

Giants outfielder Jung Hoo Lee will undergo season-ending surgery on his left shoulder, the team announced Friday.
Posted: May 18, 2024, 1:58 pm
Guardians leadoff hitter and left fielder Steven Kwan took batting practice on Friday for the first time since hurting his left hamstring and going on the injured list.
Posted: May 18, 2024, 1:58 pm
Jason Heyward hit a two-run homer after coming off the injured list earlier in the day, Max Muncy was placed on the IL, and James Outman was optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Author: Alden Gonzalez
Posted: May 18, 2024, 1:58 pm
- Following a one-run loss, Minnesota manager Rocco Baldelli was having a hard time processing what had just happened to his ballclub.
Posted: May 18, 2024, 1:58 pm
Paul Skenes struck out the first seven Cubs hitters he faced Friday, setting a record for a Pirates pitcher.
Author: Jesse Rogers
Posted: May 18, 2024, 1:58 pm
David Fletcher, a former Angels infielder currently with the Braves' Triple-A affiliate, and his friend, who also played in the minor leagues, bet with the bookie who took wagers from Shohei Ohtani's ex-interpreter, sources told ESPN.
Author: Tisha Thompson
Posted: May 18, 2024, 1:58 pm
While some of the usual players dominate our list, five of our top teams this week are from two unexpected divisions.
Author: ESPN
Posted: May 18, 2024, 1:58 pm
The two-time batting champ has long been compared to the late Hall of Famer. Now he's on Mr. Padre's former team.
Author: Alden Gonzalez
Posted: May 18, 2024, 2:49 am
Our fantasy baseball experts take a quick peek ahead to the upcoming weekend of action to highlight what they're looking forward to watching.
Author: Tristan H. Cockcroft and Eric Karabell
Posted: May 17, 2024, 4:28 pm
MLB's latest metric is here, measuring what hitters really do with the bat in their hands.
Author: Jeff Passan
Posted: May 16, 2024, 1:37 pm
Front offices are measuring what players do on the field like never before. Here's how it could rock baseball.
Author: Jesse Rogers
Posted: May 16, 2024, 1:37 pm
A bullpen overhaul hasn't slowed the Yankees one bit. Why? It starts with their star closer.
Author: Jorge Castillo
Posted: May 15, 2024, 5:08 am
From the pastel Padres to the Space City Astros and beyond, we break down MLB's City Connect uniforms.
Author: Anthony Gharib
Posted: May 13, 2024, 1:37 am
The Cleveland Guardians design leans into the resiliency of Cleveland, while connecting the past with the present.
Author: Anthony Gharib
Posted: May 13, 2024, 1:37 am

The Athletics have signed right-hander Robert Dugger to a minor league deal, according to Dugger’s MLB.com profile page.  Dugger has been assigned to the team’s Arizona Complex League affiliate, indicating that Dugger could be undergoing a mechanical overhaul or simply be getting some Spring Training-esque ramp-up before his next assignment higher up the minor league…
Author: Mark Polishuk
Posted: May 18, 2024, 12:59 pm
The Giants informed reporters this evening that rookie center fielder Jung Hoo Lee will undergo surgery to repair the labrum in his left shoulder (X link via Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area). He’ll miss the remainder of the season. Lee was one of the top signees of last offseason. San Francisco inked the KBO…
Author: Anthony Franco
Posted: May 18, 2024, 4:59 am
The Red Sox are pausing Garrett Whitlock’s throwing program after the right-hander reported elbow soreness, manager Alex Cora told reporters on Friday (link via Chris Cotillo of MassLive). He’ll head for imaging over the weekend to determine the severity. Whitlock has spent exactly one month on the injured list, but not for an elbow problem. A left…
Author: Anthony Franco
Posted: May 18, 2024, 4:01 am
The Giants placed starter Keaton Winn on the 15-day injured list, retroactive to May 15, due to a forearm strain. San Francisco also optioned infielder Casey Schmitt to Triple-A Sacramento. They reinstated DH Jorge Soler from the 10-day injured list and recalled righty Mason Black in corresponding moves. Winn has held a spot in the rotation all season. The…
Author: Anthony Franco
Posted: May 18, 2024, 2:06 am
Former Angels infielder David Fletcher placed bets with the illegal Southern California gambling ring operated by Mathew Bowyer, according to a report from ESPN’s Tisha Thompson. That’s the same bookmaker with whom Shohei Ohtani’s former interpreter Ippei Mizuhara placed bets. According to ESPN, Fletcher did not place any bets on baseball. Thompson writes that Fletcher placed bets on…
Author: Anthony Franco
Posted: May 18, 2024, 1:33 am
For the second time in the past ten years, the White Sox find themselves in a full-scale rebuild. Unlike many other clubs that have torn the roster down to the studs and built back up, there was no real halcyon period between the two rebuilds. The South Siders tore it all down after the 2015…
Author: Steve Adams
Posted: May 17, 2024, 11:40 pm
The Dodgers made a series of roster moves today, activating outfielder Jason Heyward from the injured list while recalling outfielder Miguel Vargas and right-hander Ricky Vanasco. To open roster spots for that group, they placed third baseman Max Muncy on the 10-day injured list with a right oblique strain and optioned outfielder James Outman and…
Author: Anthony Franco
Posted: May 17, 2024, 10:54 pm
Outfielder Rafael Ortega cleared waivers and been sent outright to Triple-A Charlotte, reports Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times on X. The outfielder was designated for assignment by the White Sox earlier this week. He had the right to elect free agency but has chosen to accept his outright assignment. Ortega, 33, signed a…
Author: Darragh McDonald
Posted: May 17, 2024, 10:22 pm
Opportunities in the big leagues can be fleeting. Jackson Holliday of the Orioles came into this year considered the best prospect in all of baseball. Despite being just 20 years old, the Orioles called him up to the majors this year. But after just 10 games, during which he struck out in half of his…
Author: Darragh McDonald
Posted: May 17, 2024, 8:50 pm
The A’s are plugging right-hander Mitch Spence into their rotation for at least tonight’s start against the Royals, manager Mark Kotsay announced Friday (X link via Martin Gallegos of MLB.com). It’s not clear whether it’ll be a one-off outing or whether Spence, the top pick in December’s Rule 5 Draft, will be guaranteed multiple starts.…
Author: Steve Adams
Posted: May 17, 2024, 7:55 pm
The Guardians announced that they have traded left-hander Anthony Banda to the Dodgers in exchange for cash considerations. The southpaw was not on Cleveland’s 40-man and therefore won’t need to be added to the Dodgers’ roster. Banda, 30, signed a minor league deal with the Guards in January. He has been pitching for their Triple-A…
Author: Darragh McDonald
Posted: May 17, 2024, 7:00 pm
MLBTR's Anthony Franco held a live chat, exclusively for Trade Rumors Front Office subscribers, this afternoon. Anthony took questions on the Blue Jays, Cardinals, Mets, Tigers, Rays, the Twins deadline priorities, the Orioles outfield, Kyle Hendricks, Esteury Ruiz and much more.     Unlock Subscriber-Exclusive Articles Like This One With a Trade Rumors Front Office…
Author: Anthony Franco
Posted: May 17, 2024, 6:03 pm
Major League Baseball announced that former big leaguer Nelson Cruz has been hired as a consultant to the league, with the full title of special advisor for baseball operations. “Cruz will serve as a liaison for MLB on a range of issues,” the press release states, “focusing primarily on topics in Latin America, including the…
Author: Darragh McDonald
Posted: May 17, 2024, 5:38 pm
The Cubs on Friday recalled right-hander Porter Hodge from Triple-A Iowa and placed fellow righty Colten Brewer on the 15-day injured list due to tightness in his lower back, tweets Meaghan Montemurro of the Chicago Tribune. Hodge will give the Cubs a fresh arm in the bullpen, and if he gets into a game, it’ll…
Author: Steve Adams
Posted: May 17, 2024, 4:41 pm
Mets left-handed relief prospect Nate Lavender underwent a “variation of Tommy John surgery” with an internal brace added to his elbow ligament and will miss the remainder of the 2024 season, president of baseball operations David Stearns announced yesterday (X link via Tim Britton of The Athletic). It’s a tough blow for the Mets and…
Author: Steve Adams
Posted: May 17, 2024, 3:31 pm