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Series preview: Mets at Nationals

With Stephen Strasburg on the DL, the Nationals could call up rookies Austin Voth and Lucas Giolito to face the Mets this week.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Here's an interesting wrinkle in Jose Reyes' contract: The Mets have an option for 2017. Reyes would again only cost the MLB minimum.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Newly demoted Michael Conforto went 1-for-3 with a walk, strikeout and run scored in his first game with Las Vegas. Conforto started in left field on Sunday in a 6-4 loss to Sacramento.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

José Reyes talks about being back in NYC: "It was amazing. I have to be honest with you guys. I was a little bit nervous there. I was a little bit emotional. I don't know what to expect. But I feel like people still love me. I know some people out there, they're going to be hard on me, and I respect that. I understand. I put myself in that situation. But like I said, I'll stand up here like a man and I made a bad mistake. That was a terrible mistake. I'll do everything I need to do to try to get better and we'll see what happens."

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Time to say goodbye to A-rod and Tex?

It might be time for the Yankees to consider buying out Alex Rodriguez and Mark Teixeira, writes Joel Sherman of the New York Post. The Yankees have 15 games until the All-Star break, which should be plenty of time for the veterans to show off their stuff. Otherwise, it's sayonara. New York Post

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Large media contingent at the José Reyes presser in Brooklyn

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Via Brooklyn Cyclones: José Reyes enjoying time with his teammates on his return to the Mets organization on a minor league contract. Was received with a huge ovation and chants of "José, José, José..."

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Derrick Rose's cap number for next summer will be at least $25 million, so having his Bird Rights can be helpful, but only to a certain degree. If the Knicks wanted to re-sign him, they can still exceed the cap to do so. But the most likely route would be to extend him or renounce his Bird Rights and sign him as a free agent.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

The Knicks have Derrick Rose's Bird Rights, so they can exceed the salary cap to re-sign him next summer if they choose. This is significant because it would allow the Knicks to use most of their cap space to sign free agents in the summer of 2017 and then also re-sign Rose. The Knicks can also sign Rose to a three-year extension before 6/30/2017 because he has been under the same contract for more than three years.

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Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Brandon Nimmo reacts to going 0-for-4 in his MLB debut.

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Garcia's three-run shot extends Braves' lead (0:22)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

The Memphis Grizzlies claimed ex-Knicks guard Tony Wroten off of waivers Friday. The Knicks released Wroten on Wednesday after signing him late in the season. New York at one point appeared optimistic that Wroten could help them next season, so the decision to waive him was a bit of a surprise. Wroten now returns to Memphis, which selected him in the first round of the 2012 draft.

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Freeman's blast gives Braves early lead (0:23)
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Twins break open game with three straight homers (0:43)

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Brooklyn Cyclones manager Tom Gamboa talks to José Reyes ahead of his game this afternoon with the Mets' New York-Penn League Class A affiliate. Reyes will lead-off and play third base in his minor league debut back with the Mets organization. (Picture: Brooklyn Cyclones)

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Garcia battles fans to make this catch (0:28)

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.