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Hair's the question

Mets pitchers Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard join SportsCenter to settle the debate of who has the better hair.

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deGrom calls Colon's HR 'one of the greatest things I've seen' (0:46)
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deGrom on Harvey: 'I think he'll get things back on track' (0:58)
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Wednesday's longest home runs

Rangers rookie Nomar Mazara outpaced the competition by 20 feet on Wednesday. His solo shot off Angels starter Hector Santiago traveled 453 feet, the longest homer by a Rangers player this season, per ESPN's Home Run Tracker.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Top Dodgers prospect Julio Urias will make his major league debut Friday in a start at New York against the Mets. The 19-year old left-hander is 4-1 with a 1.10 ERA in 8 outings (7 starts) at AAA Oklahoma City. Friday's scheduled starter Alex Wood was scratched with triceps soreness.

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Who wins the hair battle between deGrom and Syndergaard? (0:51)
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Shades of Tom Seaver for Steven Matz

Matz kept the Nationals scoreless over eight innings on Wednesday, running his streak of wins while allowing two runs or fewer to seven. That ties a Mets record originally set by Seaver in 1969, per ESPN Stats & Info.

  • 2016: Steven Matz, 7
  • 1969: Tom Seaver, 7
  • 2012: R.A. Dickey, 6
  • 1986: Sid Fernandez, 6
  • 1972-73: Tom Seaver, 6
  • 1971: Tom Seaver, 6

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Making a case for Matz as baseball's best rookie (0:50)
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Future looks bright for the Mets

With Steven Matz continuing to dominate opponents this season, the Mets now have four young pitchers in their rotation that rank among the best in the franchise's history.

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Meet the Trenton Thunder bat dog, Derby (0:39)
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Golic calls Harvey 'selfish' for snubbing media (1:40)
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Yankees have many holes to plug (3:04)
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Should the Mets consider trying Harvey in the bullpen? (1:27)
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Blue Jays snap Yankees streak (1:07)

1927 Yankees diary

  • Robert Hunt
  • Immerse yourself in the 1927 Yankees

    "The Diary of Myles Thomas" is an experiment in storytelling, a genre we're calling real-time historical fiction. Experience the Roaring Twenties through the eyes of a mediocre pitcher on the greatest baseball team of all time.