New York Teams

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Right-hander Seth Lugo, who can serve in a starting or relief capacity, is being promoted to the Mets, according to the Record. Lugo is 3-4 with a 6.55 ERA in 19 appearances (13 starts) this season with Triple-A Las Vegas. The Mets obviously need coverage in case Steven Matz has an elbow issue and needs to depart. Logan Verrett threw 92 pitches Wednesday in Washington and would be unavailable for that role. Lugo, 26, already is on the 40-man roster.

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Kruk: Far more important series for Mets than Cubs (1:57)
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7hWallace Matthews

A big win -- or a big tease? -- for the Yankees

The Yankees rallied from four runs down entering the ninth for a 9-7 win, but will they finally build on a big game? Or does another fizzle await?

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Fan drops a pair of home runs minutes apart (0:31)
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Liberty slip by Lynx in OT (0:37)
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9hJim Bowden

MLB trade deadline preview: Buyers and sellers

The clock is ticking for contending teams to improve and non-contenders to acquire future assets. Jim Bowden breaks down each team's objective.

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Yankees stun Rangers with six-run ninth inning (1:19)
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Scherzer turns in another big performance for Nationals (1:32)
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Scherzer focused in on Cespedes in victory (1:07)
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Gregorius walk-off caps wild Yankees comeback (0:39)
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Murphy, Scherzer lead Nationals past Mets (1:16)

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Mets manager Terry Collins on what Daniel Murphy has done against his former team: "He's doing damage against everybody!"

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.

1927 Yankees diary

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  • 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.