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Mets 1, White Sox 0: White Sox sow horrible things, reap them

The losses have at least gained a measure of uniqueness, after a somewhat boilerplate weekend pattern of triumph-nagging dread-utter desolation. 1. Then again, hanging Jose Quintana out to dry had become old hat before this year, and the round of applause bands get for playing old favorites will likely be withheld this time. The AL leader in ERA struck out seven batters in as many...
Via BP South Side
2 hours ago

Sore heel keeps Fowler out of Cubs' lineup

Cubs center fielder Dexter Fowler did not start Monday against the Dodgers because of a sore right heel he's been dealing with for a few days. Manager Joe Maddon said Fowler was available to pinch-hit.
Via Cubs.com
2 hours ago

Dodgers @ Cubs May 30, 2016: Memorial Day baseball at Wrigley

Dodgers Cubs 2:05 p.m. PT Chicago 2B Utley RF Zobrist SS Seager CF Heyward 3B Turner 3B Bryant 1B Gonzalez 1B Rizzo CF Pederson LF Soler C Grandal SS Russell RF Puig 2B Baez LF Crawford C Ross P Wood (L) ...
Via Dodgers Digest
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Harvey rediscovers form, leads Mets over White Sox 1-0

NEW YORK (AP) Matt Harvey rediscovered his form with seven dominant innings of two-hit ball, Neil Walker homered off Jose Quintana, and the New York Mets beat Chicago 1-0 Monday to send the reeling White Sox to their seventh straight loss. Harvey (4-7) has been one of baseball's biggest puzzles, transforming from a premier pitcher to baffled ballplayer. Two weeks ago, he was booed...
Via AP on Fox
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mets 1, White Sox 0: Matt Harvey's rebound date

Struggling starter outduels Jose Quintana to hand Chicago their seventh straight loss The watched-at-work, listened-on-the-road bullet-point recap: *Considering Matt Harvey held the Sox to one hit the last time he faced them, two hits is a minor triumph. Then again, considering Harvey had been pitching so poorly that he avoided the media after his last start, this just adds to the...
Via South Side Sox
2 hours ago

Mallex Smith, Mike Foltynewicz lead Braves over Giants

Mallex Smith came through at the plate while Mike Foltynewicz turned in a good performance on the mound for the Atlanta Braves in a 5-3 win over the San Francisco Giants. The Atlanta Braves staked starter Mike Foltynewicz to an early lead and they held on late for a 5-3 win over the San Francisco Giants. The Giants struck first as Brandon Belt connected for a solo home run in...
Via Talking Chop
2 hours ago

Matt Harvey returns to form as the Mets shut down the White Sox

NEW YORK -- Matt Harvey rediscovered his form with seven dominant innings of two-hit ball, Neil Walker homered off Jose Quintana, and the New York Mets beat Chicago 1-0 Monday to send the reeling White Sox to their seventh straight loss.Harvey (4-7) has been one of baseball's biggest puzzles, transforming from a premier pitcher to baffled ballplayer. Two weeks ago, he was booed at...
Via AP on Fox
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Game 49 Preview: Tampa Bay Rays vs Kansas City Royals

The Rays pitching show tremendous improvement over the weekend, can Matt Andriese keep that trend going? TODAY'S STARTING PITCHERS: 2016 W L ERA FIP K% BB% AVG BABIP HR GS IP fWAR Matt Andriese 3 0 2.63 3.11 16.2% 5.7% .194 .225 1 4 27.1 0.6 Ian Kennedy 4 3 3.38 4.37 24.2% 8.2% .224...
Via DRaysBay
2 hours ago

Astros to activate Gomez on Tuesday

Center fielder Carlos Gomez will be activated from the disabled list and return to the Astros' starting lineup for Tuesday afternoon's game against the D-backs. Gomez has been on the 15-day DL for two weeks with a bruised left rib cage.
Via Astros.com
3 hours ago

Harvey and Familia Carry Mets To 1-0 Win By Still Being Really Good At Baseball

He’s Back! The Mets (29-21) beat the White Sox (27-25) by a score of 1-0 on Monday afternoon at Citi Field. Matt Harvey tossed a gem for the Mets, allowing 2 hits and a walk in 7 shutout innings, striking out 6 on 87 efficient pitches. Harvey went up against Chicago stud Jose Quintana (who the Mets originally signed in 2006), who matched zeroes with The Dark Knight for most of...
Via Mets Merized Online
3 hours ago

Mallex Smith leads Braves to 5-3 win over Giants on Memorial Day

Via FOX Sports South
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Monday Gush: Tommy Joseph!

Your weekly injection of good Phillies news. Tommy Joseph has been hitting the ball hard! Remember when you were a kid and you'd swing and miss and a bunch of coaches and/or parents would be like "Good cut, good cut." You may not have actually had a good cut each time, but they just wanted to make sure you were overwhelmed by the shame you deserved. Well, imagine a man for whom...
Via The Good Phight
3 hours ago

Preview: Alex Wood Makes Pushed-Back Start Against Cubs At Wrigley Field

The Los Angeles Dodgers escaped Citi Field with a series victory against the New York Mets, and now shift to Wrigley Field for...
Via Dodger Blue
3 hours ago

Posey seeking fond farewell to Turner Field

Long before he began having tremendous success at Turner Field, Giants catcher Buster Posey was like most other young kids from Georgia who loved the Braves and dreamed of the opportunity to play in Atlanta. Thus Posey will be somewhat nostalgic as he and his Giants teammates spend this week playing their final games at Turner Field.
Via Giants.com
3 hours ago

Quintana excellent, out-dueled by Harvey in opener

The last few weeks have left Matt Harvey and the Mets searching for answers, and his stellar performance in Monday's series opener might have provided one. Harvey gave up just two hits and struck out six en route to the Mets'1-0 victory over the White Sox at Citi Field.
Via WhiteSox.com
3 hours ago

Dark Knight returns: Harvey leads Mets past Sox

The last few weeks have left Matt Harvey and the Mets searching for answers, and his stellar performance in Monday's series opener might have provided one. Harvey gave up just two hits and struck out six en route to the Mets'1-0 victory over the White Sox at Citi Field.
Via Mets.com
3 hours ago

National League fantasy wraparound: Giants’ arms justifying contracts

On the last day of May, the National League is proving to be full of surprises. Pitching has been volatile as the vaunted Mets staff has struggled with young guns Noah Syndergaard and Steven Matz leading the way. San Francisco raised eyebrows when they signed both Johnny Cueto and Jeff Samardzija, but they have ridden them to a four-and-a-half game lead. Teams are rebuilding and...
Via Today's Knuckleball
3 hours ago
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