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Nationals place Strasburg on DL, scratch Harper

The Washington Nationals placed Stephen Strasburg on the 15-day disabled list Saturday, one day after the right-hander left his start after only 16 pitches due to neck stiffness.

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Matt Harvey frustrated by ill-fated slider

Mets ace Matt Harvey made a mistake with a pitch in the fourth inning, and the Miami Marlins' Justin Bour delivered a key three-run homer.

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Harper replacement hits 3-run homer

Michael Taylor hit 8th and played left field today because Bryce Harper was a late scratch. Taylor made the most of it with a dinger in the 6th to put the Nats ahead of the Reds 5-2. Follow live

Goldschmidt goes long

Paul Goldschmidt's fourth-inning home run Saturday was calculated at 425 feet, his fifth home run this season 425 feet or longer, tied for third-most in MLB.


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Tonight's game has been postponed. The make-up date will be Monday, September 28 at 7:05 p.m. CT.

Goldschmidt powering Diamondbacks

Paul Goldschmidt hit a solo shot in the third inning and a 3-run homer in the fourth to give Arizona a 7-2 lead over the Brewers in the fourth. It's Goldschmidt's 6th career multi-homer game. Follow live

Olney: Nationals will be OK

Buster Olney tells SportsCenter that the Nats' pitching depth will get them through Stephen Strasburg's DL stint: "Max Scherzer's throwing so well, you could make an argument that right now he's the best pitcher on the planet."


Joey Votto's heating up

Entering Friday night, Votto had zero home runs in his last 25 games. He drove one out of Great American Ballpark last night and just hit another today. Reds lead the Nationals 2-1 in the 3rd. Follow live


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CarGo goes by scooter

Carlos Gomez may have have the word "car" in his nickname but the Brewers outfielder explored other methods of transportation in the hallway of Miller Park before a game against the Diamondbacks.


Twins beat Blue Jays on Dozier's triple

Brian Dozier cracked a RBI triple in the 7th to break a tie at 2 and keep the Twins 10 games over .500. Yes, the Twins.