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July 19, 2018 5:15 AM Mets' Cespedes plays 1B, homers in rehab game

New York Mets star Yoenis Cespedes played first base for the first time in his professional career during a rehab game with the team’s Rookie League affiliate Wednesday. Cespedes, typically an outfielder, went 1-for-4 with a three-run home run in playing all nine innings of the contest at first base for the GCL Mets. Cespedes, out since May 13 with a strained 78

July 16, 2018 7:31 PM Sale, Scherzer to start All-Star Game for second straight year

For the second year in a row, Chris Sale of Boston and Max Scherzer of Washington will be the starting pitchers in the All-Star Game, the managers announced Monday. American League manager AJ Hinch of the Houston Astros selected Sale to start Tuesday’s game. This will be the third consecutive start for left-hander, who joins Lefty Gomez (American League 74

July 14, 2018 3:45 PM 'Papa John' Schnatter claims he was ‘pushed’ to use n-word

John Schnatter quits as chairman after using racial slur during a conference call on how to handle controversial situations. Embattled pizza chain Papa John’s on Friday moved to erase the memory of founder John Schnatter — literally. In addition, Major League Baseball has discontinued its Papa Slam promotion with the Louisville, Ky.-based company, and at least 78

July 11, 2018 10:58 PM Phillies activate RHP Vince Velasquez from DL

Velasquez had been sidelined by a bruised right forearm. He is slated to start Wednesday night against the New York Mets. The 26-year-old Velasquez was hit just below the elbow by a line drive off the bat of Washington's Adam Eaton on June 30. He retrieved the ball and threw left-handed to first for the out, then fell to the ground in pain. Velasquez 85

July 9, 2018 7:59 PM Mets place 3B Todd Frazier on DL with left rib cage strain

The New York Mets have placed third baseman Todd Frazier on the 10-day disabled list with a left rib cage strain. The Mets announced the move before playing the first game of a doubleheader Monday against the Philadelphia Phillies. Frazier played in Sunday's 9-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays and went 0-for-3. A two-time All-Star, Frazier signed a $17 million 63

July 7, 2018 3:50 AM Jose Bautista's walk-off home run latest example of Mets' midseason signing paying off

“He really has,” Callaway said. “I think from what we’ve seen as a Met, it’s been outstanding. Top tier production out of a guy that we got from Atlanta, who let him go, so that’s surprising. … He’s been playing for a long time and had a lot of success and his ability to take the ball off the plate puts him in position where pitchers have to pitch to him. They know they can’t 62

July 5, 2018 1:29 AM Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka looks sharp in Triple-A rehab start

New York Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka, recovering from a strained right and left hamstring, struck out four over five innings in a rehab start with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday night. Tanaka threw 49 of 69 pitches for strikes against the Buffalo Bisons, the Toronto Blue Jays' Triple-A team. He gave up a two-run homer in the first 68

July 4, 2018 2:30 AM Mets blow another Zack Wheeler start as bullpen struggles in loss to Blue Jays

For the second straight start, the right hander left with a multi-run lead and yet could not get a win. The bullpen wasted a five-run lead as the Mets fell to the Blue Jays, 8-6, at the Rogers Centre Tuesday night. Lourdes Gurriel, Jr. homered off Tim Peterson in the bottom of the eighth to give the Mets’ bullpen its major-league leading 22nd loss of the season 53

July 4, 2018 12:52 AM Mets' Jose Bautista given standing ovation in return to Toronto

TORONTO -- Blue Jays fans gave New York Mets slugger Jose Bautista a standing ovation before his first at-bat as a visiting player since leaving Toronto at the end of last season. The two-time home run champion took off his helmet and acknowledged both the crowd and the Blue Jays dugout as fans rose for a prolonged ovation. Bautista drew a five-pitch 54

July 2, 2018 8:55 PM 5 sports odd couples: Here are teammates, like LeBron James and Lance Stephenson, who played together despite past issues

In Game Three of the 1973 NLCS between the Reds and Mets, Rose and Harrelson engaged in one of baseball’s most famous brawls. After Joe Morgan hit a double play ball, Rose slid hard into Harrelson at second base, hoping to break up a double play. As Rose got up, the two exchanged words and began to fight, clearing both benches. Rose, with a roughly 30 pound 67