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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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Shelter from the storm

With the Houston area again getting hit hard with storms, the Astros are letting fans stay at Minute Maid Park following this afternoon's game with the White Sox to ride out the storm. Meanwhile, Houston is winning 3-0 in the eighth. Follow live

Here come the Rockies

By beating the Phillies 5-2 today, Colorado secured its 6th win in 7 games. This after starting the season 15-25. Box score


Houston Astros @astros

Due to the storms, we will keep Minute Maid Park open after the game until the weather clears.

Erasmo Ramirez baffles the O's

Ramirez, who had a 6.62 ERA before today, pitched 7 shutout innings for the first time in his career. The Rays' 3-0 win was completed in a remarkably brisk 2 hours, 9 minutes. Box score


Home run deja vu for Stanton

Giancarlo Stanton hit his 14th home run of the season in his 49th game on the 183rd at-bat of 2015. Last year, his 14th home run of the season came in his 49th game and his 184th at-bat.


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.


Chicago Cubs @Cubs

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