Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer
Michael Conforto is expected to be demoted to Triple-A Las Vegas. He has really struggled. Brandon Nimmo is the new left fielder.
Why is Bryce Harper struggling?
Tim Kurkjian is not concerned about Harper's trouble with the curve.
Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer
Big news day: Brandon Nimmo is getting promoted from Triple-A Las Vegas to the Mets. He is expected in Atlanta on Saturday night.
Today's confirmed MLB lineups
Evan Longoria is batting third in the first game of a doubleheader for Tampa Bay. Saturday's slate starts at 1:05 p.m. ET. All the lineups
Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer
As expected Anthony Rizzo returns to the Cubs lineup after missing the last two games (back) while rookie Willson Contreras starts his first one in left field. Jason Heyward once again leads off with Albert Almora batting ninth against the Marlins.
Is Reyes the boost the Mets need?
Tim Kurkjian says that Jose Reyes isn't the player he used to be.
Jose Reyes returning to New York
Shortly after he becomes a free agent at 1 p.m. ET, the Mets are expected to sign the 33-year-old shortstop, according to ESPN and multiple reports. Story
Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer
The Rockies will pay at least 140 times more than the Mets would to have Jose Reyes NOT PLAY
Baez dives into stands for absurd grab
If the Chicago Bears are looking for an extra wide receiver, they might want to contact Javier Baez after the baseball season is over.
Tim Kurkjian: The Indians are for real
Cleveland's seven-game winning streak has been buoyed by an invigorated offense.
Mookie Betts knows drama
Down to his team's last out, Betts crushed a 98-mph fastball for a two-run home run to tie the game for the Red Sox in the ninth.
He gon' cry in the car
Tampa Bay's Desmond Jennings and Taylor Motter both rob Baltimore of home runs, causing Adam Jones to sarcastically sob.
Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer
More on Jackie Bradley Jr. calling Mookie Betts' shot: "I hate to take a lot of credit," Bradley said, "but I called it. In that situation, it was big. It was a big swing from a big-time player. You have 'The Playmaker' at the plate. It was just something that I was feeling." If the ball hadn't gone over the fence, "I would have probably cried," Betts said.
Davis saves the day with incredible catch
Rajai Davis bobbled the ball at the warning track, somehow hung onto it for the out, then sent it back to the infield for the game-ending double play.
Taillon's spikes get in the way
Pittsburgh pitcher Jameson Taillon tripped on his own spikes and fell off the mound, getting called for a balk and giving up a run. Not ideal.
Jim Caple ESPN Senior Writer
Adam Lind hits three-run walk off homer to rally Mariners to 4-3 victory over Cardinals. The large group of Cardinal fans here went silent as Seattle players and fans celebrated.