Mark Saxon ESPN Staff Writer
Cardinals outfielder Stephen Piscotty was a late lineup scratch for Monday's game in Milwaukee due to what the team suspects is food poisoning. "He felt like he could go today. He was just a little weak," manager Mike Matheny said, adding that he expects Piscotty to play Tuesday.
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Memorial Day: Thank you to the many men and women who have and will sacrifice for our country and safety! #tipourcaps #thisisthecap #mlb #memorialday
Today's Orioles' uniforms honor those who have served and continue to serve our country. (via Baltimore Orioles/Twiter)
Lindor dunks wad of gum on reporter
While Indians field reporter Andre Knott was on the air, Francisco Lindor received an alley-oop and dunked a wad of gum on Knott's head.
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Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer
David Ortiz last week actually fouled a ball off the same spot on his left foot that was hit by a pitch Saturday in Toronto, but "feels good enough to go" in the series-opener against the Orioles, according to Red Sox manager John Farrell. Ortiz has six homers in his last nine games at Camden Yards.
OTD: Ruth tears the cover off the ball
On this date in 1927, during batting practice for the Yankees doubleheader vs. the Philadelphia A's, Babe Ruth smacked the cover off the ball, leaving it in tattered stitches. Follow the 1927 Yankees all season long in real time. '27 Yankees on Twitter
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Ben's been hitting. Ben can't stop. #ASGWorthy
MLB Week 8 Power Rankings
The Cubs were once again the unanimous choice for the top spot, but after that, opinions varied on which team deserved to be No. 2. Who is it?
Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer
Michael Conforto again sits against a left-handed pitcher Monday. But Terry Collins said going forward that he would consider using Conforto in right field with Juan Lagares in center fielder and Yoenis Cespedes in left field against a southpaw when Curtis Granderson is not in the lineup.
Inside Matt Harvey's head
The Mets have publicly announced that Harvey's issues are mechanical and not physical. ESPN's Mark Simon wonders if some of his issues are mental. Solving the puzzle