New York Teams

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

The Nets let Willie Reed become an unrestricted free agent, and the journeyman big man thanked the team and Brooklyn fans via social media.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Since joining the Nationals in 2015, Scherzer has posted a 1.66 ERA (8 ER/43.1 IP) in six starts against the Mets (including tonight).

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

By striking out Yoenis Céspedes to start the 7th inning, Max Scherzer registered his seventh 10+ strikeout-game of the season and 43rd of his career. Scherzer has struck out at least 10 batters in 5 of his last 6 starts.

Wallace Matthews ESPN Staff Writer 

For the third time in his last four starts, Masahiro Tanaka got hit hard Wednesday night, allowing six earned runs on 8 hits, including Rougned Odor's home run, in six innings against the Texas Rangers. He leaves the game with the Yankees trailing, 6-2. In four starts since June 11, Tanaka has allowed 28 hits and 15 earned runs in 26-1/3 innings for an ERA of 5.13.

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Murphy hammers HR over right field fence

Nationals 2B Daniel Murphy hits a home run off of Mets pitcher Logan Verrett to give Washington a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the second.

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Murphy hammers home run over right field fence (0:19)

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

No mercy: Daniel Murphy hits his 13th HR of the season, and third one against his former team, to give the Nats a 1-0 lead over the Mets in the second inning.

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David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Another big day for Mark Trumbo as the Orioles again lay waste to the Padres. Trumbo ... Nelson Cruz ... Edwin Encarnacion ... Victor Martinez ... Carlos Beltran ... they're all putting up big numbers, but they can't all make the All-Star team. My guess is one makes it as the second DH to David Ortiz and the others get snubbed.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Nets have tendered G Markel Brown making him a restricted free agent per ESPN's Zach Lowe.

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Wednesday's Mets-Nationals lineups

Curtis Granderson is back in the lineup for Wednesday's series finale between the New York Mets and Washington Nationals at Nationals Park.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Curtis Granderson has been scratched from Wednesday's lineup against the Nationals. Granderson had departed Tuesday's game with what Terry Collins described as a mild right calf strain. Brandon Nimmo has been added to the lineup.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

The Mets officially announced the signing of their second-round pick Peter Alonso, a first baseman from the University of Florida. He will begin his pro career with the Brooklyn Cyclones.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Yoenis Cespedes is an absolute lock to start the All-Star Game. He's actually now the leading vote-getter among National League outfielders by more than 4,000 votes over the Cubs' Dexter Fowler.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Noah Syndergaard says the bone spur in his elbow is "pretty insignificant" and will manage just with treatment and medication.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Mets vs Nationals - Lineup for Wednesday Night Baseball

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Terry Collins acknowledged the Mets need to win on Wednesday night and avoid a sweep in D.C. He noted it would put a better taste in the team's mouth after a subpar road trip. It would mean trailing by four games instead of six games. And, Collins noted, the Mets will return home to face the Cubs for four games. And that will be no picnic.

1927 Yankees diary

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