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Mets | Steven Matz extends winning streak
Wed, 25 May 2016 17:37:20 -0700

New York Mets SP Steven Matz (7-1) allowed four hits over eight scoreless innings in a victory over the Washington Nationals Wednesday, May 25, with one walk and seven strikeouts. It was the longest outing of his MLB career.


Nationals | Tanner Roark suffers hard-luck loss
Wed, 25 May 2016 17:31:48 -0700

Washington Nationals SP Tanner Roark (3-4) allowed two runs (one earned) on five hits over seven innings in a loss to the New York Mets Wednesday, May 25, with two walks and five strikeouts.


Phillies | Odubel Herrera drives in three runs
Wed, 25 May 2016 17:22:57 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies OF Odubel Herrera went 1-for-4 with a three-run homer and a walk against the Detroit Tigers Wednesday, May 25.


Nationals | Bryce Harper slumping
Wed, 25 May 2016 17:16:25 -0700

Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper is hitless in his last 10 at-bats and has seen his batting average drop to a season-low .245 mark. He is batting just .200 over his last 100 at-bats dating back to April 18, and hasn't homered since May 13.


Phillies | Aaron Nola notches win against Detroit
Wed, 25 May 2016 17:10:27 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies SP Aaron Nola (4-3) allowed four runs on seven hits over six innings in a victory over the Detroit Tigers Wednesday, May 25, with one walk and six strikeouts.


Rockies | Nick Hundley swinging a bat
Wed, 25 May 2016 17:00:26 -0700

Colorado Rockies C Nick Hundley (oblique) hit in the batting cages for the first time Wednesday, May 25. He will take regular batting practice for the next two days and then be re-examined when the Rockies go back home Friday, May 27. Hundley could go on a rehab assignment next week.


Braves | Casey Kelly to receive another start
Wed, 25 May 2016 16:33:56 -0700

Atlanta Braves SP Casey Kelly is in line for another start against the Miami Marlins Saturday, May 28, according to interim manager Brian Snitker. Kelly allowed seven hits and three runs in five innings in his first start against the Philadelphia Phillies.


Cardinals | Jhonny Peralta playing third with Peoria
Wed, 25 May 2016 16:17:25 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals SS Jhonny Peralta (thumb) is playing third base for Class A Peoria Wednesday, May 25.


Giants | Brandon Belt injury update
Wed, 25 May 2016 16:15:35 -0700

Updating a previous report, San Francisco Giants 1B Brandon Belt's (ankle) ankle sprain is "mild," according to manager Bruce Bochy. Bochy said Belt might need to rest for a couple of days.


Dodgers | Howie Kendrick draws a start in LF
Wed, 25 May 2016 16:08:16 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers 2B Howie Kendrick is starting in left field and is hitting seventh against Cincinnati Reds SP Dan Straily. OF Carl Crawford remains on the bench.


Dodgers | Yasiel Puig still benched
Wed, 25 May 2016 15:59:29 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers OF Yasiel Puig is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, May 25. OF Trayce Thompson is starting in right field and is batting fifth against Cincinnati Reds SP Dan Straily.


Giants | Brandon Belt tweaks ankle
Wed, 25 May 2016 15:23:08 -0700

San Francisco Giants 1B Brandon Belt (ankle) tweaked his left ankle sliding into second base against the San Diego Padres Wednesday, May 25. He had to be helped off the field by trainers.


Cardinals | Jhonny Peralta not ready
Wed, 25 May 2016 15:04:20 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals SS Jhonny Peralta (thumb) is not ready to come off the disabled list and needs more rehab games in the minors, according to manager Mike Matheny.


Marlins | Christian Yelich remains out
Wed, 25 May 2016 15:01:13 -0700

Miami Marlins OF Christian Yelich (back) remains out of the starting lineup Wednesday, May 25. OF Cole Gillespie is starting in left field and is batting eighth against Tampa Bay Rays SP Matt Andriese.


Mets | Asdrubal Cabrera not worried about injury
Wed, 25 May 2016 14:57:08 -0700

Updating a previous report, New York Mets SS Asdrubal Cabrera (back) said he will be ready to play against the Los Angeles Dodgers Friday, May 27.


Pirates | Josh Harrison scratched with illness
Wed, 25 May 2016 14:56:36 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates 2B Josh Harrison (illness) was scratched from the starting lineup with an illness Wednesday, May 25. 1B Sean Rodriguez is replacing Harrison at second base and is batting sixth against Arizona Diamondbacks SP Rubby De La Rosa.


Phillies | Maikel Franco expects to play Friday
Wed, 25 May 2016 14:44:44 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies 3B Maikel Franco (ankle) said he will play Friday, May 27, after he sprained his right ankle against the Detroit Tigers Wednesday, May 25. Manager Pete Mackanin said the team will be cautious with Franco and evaluate him before a series against the Chicago Cubs. Franco went 2-for-4 Wednesday and has nine hits in his last 24 at-bats.


Marlins | Giancarlo Stanton out with soreness
Wed, 25 May 2016 14:39:55 -0700

Miami Marlins OF Giancarlo Stanton (side) is out of the starting lineup with "a little soreness" in his right side Wednesday, May 25, according to manager Don Mattingly. OF Ichiro Suzuki is starting in right field and batting leadoff against Tampa Bay Rays SP Matt Andriese.


Diamondbacks | Yasmany Tomas hitting eighth vs. Pirates
Wed, 25 May 2016 14:36:13 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks OF Yasmany Tomas is batting eighth against Pittsburgh Pirates SP Jeff Locke Wednesday, May 25.


Rockies | Jorge De La Rosa bumped from rotation
Wed, 25 May 2016 14:36:07 -0700

Colorado Rockies SP Jorge De La Rosa will be moved to the bullpen for now, according to manager Walt Weiss. SP Chris Rusin will move into the starting rotation.


Diamondbacks | Nick Ahmed leading off vs. Pirates
Wed, 25 May 2016 13:59:25 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks SS Nick Ahmed (head) is leading off against Pittsburgh Pirates SP Jeff Locke Wednesday, May 25. Ahmed left the game early Tuesday, May 24, after he was hit in the face by a pitch.


Diamondbacks | Rickie Weeks draws into the lineup
Wed, 25 May 2016 13:52:54 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks OF Rickie Weeks is starting in right field and batting second against Pittsburgh Pirtates SP Jeff Locke Wednesday, May 25.


Diamondbacks | Brandon Drury starting at second
Wed, 25 May 2016 13:50:36 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks 3B/OF Brandon Drury is starting at second base and batting fifth against Pittsburgh Pirates SP Jeff Locke Wednesday May 25. 2B Jean Segura (head) is not in the starting lineup Wednesday.


Diamondbacks | Jean Segura is not concussed
Wed, 25 May 2016 13:39:03 -0700

Updating a previous report, Arizona Diamondbacks 2B Jean Segura (head) said he did not suffer a concussion after being hit in the head by a pitch Tuesday, May 24.


Rockies | Jason Motte activated from DL
Wed, 25 May 2016 13:15:12 -0700

Colorado Rockies RP Jason Motte (shoulder) was activated from the disabled list Wednesday, May 25. In a corresponding move, RP Boone Logan (shoulder) was placed on the disabled list.


Braves | Gordon Beckham, Kelly Johnson sitting
Wed, 25 May 2016 12:52:46 -0700

Atlanta Braves 2Bs Gordon Beckham and Kelly Johnson are not in the starting lineup Wednesday, May 25. SS Chase d'Arnaud is starting at the hot corner and is hitting second, while 2B Reid Brignac is starting at second and batting seventh against Milwaukee Brewers SP Junior Guerra.


Brewers | Keon Broxton draws a start
Wed, 25 May 2016 12:47:43 -0700

Milwaukee Brewers OF Keon Broxton is starting in center field and is hitting eighth against Atlanta Braves SP Mike Foltynewicz Wednesday, May 25.


Pirates | Jung Ho Kang, Francisco Cervelli out
Wed, 25 May 2016 12:39:57 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates 3B Jung Ho Kang and C Francisco Cervelli are not in the starting lineup Wednesday, May 25. 3B David Freese is starting at third base and is hitting fifth, while C Chris Stewart is behind the plate and batting eighth against Arizona Diamondbacks SP Rubby De La Rosa.


Padres | James Shields likes facing Giants
Wed, 25 May 2016 12:36:43 -0700

San Diego Padres SP James Shields has a 2.56 ERA and 1.11 WHIP in six career starts against the San Francisco Giants, the team he faces Wednesday, May 25. Shields has allowed three earned runs against them in 13 2/3 innings this season.


Phillies | Maikel Franco leaves game early
Wed, 25 May 2016 12:33:57 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies 3B Maikel Franco (foot) left the game early with a possible foot injury after sliding into second base Wednesday, May 25.

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