1. Max Scherzer Has 12 Games with 10 or More Strikeouts, the Most in MLB

    Fact: Max Scherzer struck out 11 batters over eight innings in the Washington Nationals ' 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday. It was Scherzer 's 12th game this season with 10 or more strikeouts, the most in MLB ...

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  2. Yoenis Cespedes Celebrates Walk-off Home Run with Emphatic Bat Flip

    On Monday night, Yoenis Cespedes hit a walk-off home run in the 10th inning to defeat the Miami Marlins 2-1, celebrating his feat with a mighty bat flip...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 day ago 10,702 reads 6 comments

  3. Yoenis Cespedes' Scorching Bat Is Lifting Mets Back into Playoff Picture

    Yoenis Cespedes is just one guy on a 25-man roster, and he's still feeling a quadriceps injury that put him on the disabled list Aug. 4. It's not fair to expect him to carry the New York Mets to October...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 2 days ago 23,880 reads 51 comments

  4. Carlos Ruiz Leaves Farewell Message on Philadelphia Phillies Whiteboard

    On Thursday, the Philadelphia Phillies traded Carlos Ruiz to the Los Angeles Dodgers for A.J. Ellis, a minor league pitcher and a player to be named...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 4 days ago 6,448 reads 3 comments

  5. Don't Forget About Max Scherzer in NL Cy Young Race

    If Max Scherzer 's American League Cy Young Award is beginning to feel lonely, it could soon have company. In the wasteland that is the National League Cy Young race without a fully functioning Clayton Kershaw, anyone could claim this year's award...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 6 days ago 10,755 reads 19 comments

  6. Max Scherzer Makes No-Look, Between-the-Legs Stop

    Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer didn't even need to look to prevent Baltimore Orioles second baseman Jonathan Schoop from earning a hit in the fifth inning of Thursday's game at Nationals Park...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 6 days ago 3,874 reads 0 comments

  7. Katie Ledecky Hilariously Hands Medals to Bryce Harper Before 1st Pitch

    American swimmer Katie Ledecky brought home four gold medals and a silver from the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Washington Nationals superstar Bryce Harper received a firsthand look at her prizes Wednesday...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 7 days ago 278,246 reads 108 comments

  8. Stephen Strasburg Injury: Updates on Nationals Star's Elbow and Return

    The Washington Nationals have placed pitcher Stephen Strasburg on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow soreness. It is uncertain when he will return to the rotation. Continue for updates...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 9 days ago 5,390 reads 17 comments

  9. Darryl Strawberry Calls Dwight Gooden a 'Junkie-Addict' in NYDN Exclusive

    Earlier this year, Dwight Gooden and Darryl Strawberry were the subjects of an ESPN 30 for 30 that portrayed their downfall from burgeoning superstars to troubled drug addicts...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 9 days ago 60,061 reads 56 comments

  10. Mets Fan Shows Off Bare Stomach Before Bartolo Colon Delivers Pitch

    A fan had an interesting way of showing his support for pitcher Bartolo Colon during Saturday's game between the New York Mets and San Francisco Giants ...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 11 days ago 16,572 reads 3 comments

  11. Steven Matz Injury: Updates on Mets SP's Shoulder and Return

    New York Mets pitcher Steven Matz was held out of an Aug. 19 start against the San Francisco Giants because of a shoulder injury that was determined to be tightness. He is on the disabled list, and it is uncertain when he will return to action...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 13 days ago 11,034 reads 14 comments

  12. Dansby Swanson Coup Hits Peak After Rapid Rise from No. 1 Pick to MLB

    On Wednesday, shortstop Dansby Swanson made his big league debut with the Atlanta Braves , going 2-for-4 in a 10-3 loss to the Minnesota Twins ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 15 days ago 35,453 reads 56 comments

  13. Dansby Swanson to Be Called Up from Double-A Mississippi by Braves

    The future is set to arrive for the Atlanta Braves . The team announced Tuesday it will call up infielder Dansby Swanson on Wednesday: The Arizona Diamondbacks selected Swanson out of Vanderbilt with the No...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 15 days ago 20,588 reads 48 comments

  14. Another Lost Giancarlo Stanton Season Sends Playoff-Hopeful Marlins Reeling

    With Giancarlo Stanton having suffered yet another significant injury, now's a good time to repurpose the catchphrase for Major League Baseball's All-Star Game. This time, it counts...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 17 days ago 25,507 reads 46 comments

  15. Giancarlo Stanton Injury: Updates on Marlins Star's Groin and Recovery

    Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton suffered a left groin strain against the Chicago White Sox on Aug. 13. He was expected to miss the remainder of the season, but there is still a chance he could return...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 17 days ago 147,677 reads 76 comments

  16. Jonathan Papelbon Released by Nationals: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

    Jonathan Papelbon 's tumultuous tenure with the Washington Nationals has come to an end. The Nationals announced he was officially released on Saturday. ESPN...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 18 days ago 20,548 reads 62 comments

  17. Bryce Harper's Historic MVP Season Suddenly Looking Like an Anomaly

    In Saturday's 7-1 loss to the San Francisco Giants , Washington Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper struck out three times and exited after the sixth inning with a stiff neck, per Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 24 days ago 39,944 reads 164 comments

  18. Phillies Turn 5-4-3 Triple Play in 7th Inning vs. Padres

    Clinging to a one-run lead in the bottom of the seventh inning, the Philadelphia Phillies turned a triple play to get out of trouble against the San Diego Padres on Sunday...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 24 days ago 5,650 reads 0 comments

  19. Why We Love Ichiro: The Latest Member of the 3,000-Hit Club

    Ichiro Suzuki is the latest member of the 3,000-hit club. The 42-year-old launched a ball deep to right field in the seventh inning of the Miami Marlins ' game against the Colorado Rockies on Sunday and ended up with a triple...

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  20. Ichiro Suzuki Collects 3,000th Career MLB Hit vs. Rockies: Highlights, Reaction

    Miami Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki cemented his place in baseball lore Sunday, as he became the 30th player in MLB history to record 3,000 career hits with a triple in the ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 24 days ago 27,797 reads 51 comments

  21. Bryce Harper Injury: Updates on Nationals Star's Neck and Return

    Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper was dealing with a stiff neck that kept him out of the lineup for multiple games amid reports he was also dealing with a shoulder injury...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 24 days ago 13,771 reads 34 comments

  22. Giancarlo Stanton Hits 504-Foot Home Run

    Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton elected to swing at the first pitch he saw from Colorado Rockies starter Chad Bettis in the top of the fifth inning of Saturday's game...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 25 days ago 32,008 reads 8 comments

  23. Phillies' Cameron Rupp Smashes Home Run into Petco Park Palm Tree

    They say to swing for the fences. Cameron Rupp did one better. He swung for the palm tree. While away at Petco Park, the Philadelphia Phillies catcher blasted a home run off ...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 26 days ago 2,869 reads 0 comments

  24. Electric Rookie Trea Turner Providing Crucial Spark for Nationals

    For much of the season, the leadoff spot has been a barren wasteland for the Washington Nationals . Consider rookie Trea Turner an oasis in the nation's capital...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 26 days ago 8,192 reads 36 comments

  25. Lucas Duda Injury: Updates on Mets 1B's Back and Return

    New York Mets first baseman Lucas Duda remains on the disabled list with a back injury. Continue for updates. Duda Out for at Least 30 More Days Wednesday, August 3 Anthony DiComo of MLB ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 28 days ago 755 reads 0 comments