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11:25 PM ET, August 29, 2015


 Top News: 
Brad Johnson / MLB Trade Rumors:
Mets Acquire Addison Reed From Diamondbacks  —  8:57pm: The Diamondbacks will receive 24-year-old pitcher Matt Koch and 23-year-old pitcher Miller Diaz, tweets Bob Nightengale of USA Today.  Koch has a 3.46 ERA with 5.60 K/9 and 1.53 BB/9 at Double-A. He's split his time between starting and relief.
Adam Rubin / ESPN:
Source: Mets acquire right-handed reliever Addison Reed from Arizona  —  5m - ADDISON REED JEURYS FAMILIA TYLER CLIPPARD BOBBY PARNELL NEW YORK METS ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS + more
Discussion: Metsblog and AZ Snake Pit
Wilmer Flores, cult hero, just wanted to be a Met  —  Wilmer Flores wanted to stay a Met.  He wanted it so bad he cried on the field when he thought he'd been traded.  One month later, he's thrilled to still be a part of the team — and fans adore him for it.  Mike Stobe/Getty Images
Discussion: MLB Trade Rumors
Associated Press:
Encarnacion Hits 3 HRs, 9 RBIs as Blue Jays Rout Tigers  —  TORONTO — Edwin Encarnacion hit three home runs and tied a Toronto record with nine RBIs as the high-scoring Blue Jays routed the Detroit Tigers 15-1 Saturday.  —  Encarnacion extended his hitting streak to 24 games …
Jon Paul Morosi / Fox Sports:
Zduriencik the latest GM discarded in MLB's executive shuffle  —  FOX Sports  —  Jack Zduriencik's drafts didn't pan out well with Seattle.  —  Some notes on a busy period for executive turnover in Major League Baseball . . .  * We could point out any number of crucial missteps …
Associated Press:
Nationals Hit 3 Homers, Zimmermann Goes 7 in 5-1 Win  —  WASHINGTON — Clint Robinson and Ian Desmond hit back-to-back home runs, Jordan Zimmermann pitched seven innings and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 5-1 on Saturday night.  —  The Nationals pulled within 5 1-2 games of first-place New York in the NL East.
Discussion: Yahoo Sports and Federal Baseball
Associated Press:
Nationals Fall Behind Early, Lose to Marlins 4-3
Discussion: Fish Stripes and Yahoo Sports
Associated Press:
Vin Scully: 2016 Will Be Final Season in Booth for Dodgers  —  LOS ANGELES — Vin Scully says 2016 will be his last season in the broadcast booth for the Los Angeles Dodgers, which would mark the end of his record 67-year tenure with the same franchise.  —  The Hall of Fame announcer turns 88 …
Jon Heyman /
(USATSI)  —  One potential relief option has been eliminated for trades to contenders, as Brewers closer Francisco Rodriguez was claimed and pulled back on waivers last week.  —  That means Rodriguez will be remaining with the Brewers through the end of the year.
Matt Eisenberg / Metsblog:
Mets claim LHP Rzepczynski off waivers  —  The Mets claimed Padres LHP Marc Rzepczynski off revocable waivers and are working on a deal to acquire him, Ken Rosenthal reports (Aug. 29, 5:12 p.m.).  —  Rzepczynski, 30, has a 4.88 ERA in 60 appearances with the Padres and Indians this season.
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Discussion: MLB Trade Rumors
Fox Sports:
Anthopoulos' trade for Donaldson could prove historic  —  JP Morosi  —  Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos should prepare to take a bow.  He's on the verge of becoming the first general manager in over 30 years to acquire the subsequent season's Most Valuable Player in an offseason or spring training trade.
Discussion: MLB Trade Rumors
Gregorius Shines as Yankees Find Power to Crush Braves  —  (The Sports Xchange) - Shortstop Didi Gregorius went a surprising 4-for-5 with a homer and a career-high six RBIs as the New York Yankees broke out for a 15-4 interleague rout of the Atlanta Braves to remain 1 1/2 games behind Toronto in the AL East.
Discussion: Pinstripe Alley and Yahoo Sports
Mike Gavin / Newsday:
David Wright gets standing ovation in first at-bat … Mets  —  Mets vs. Red Sox
Discussion: Metsblog
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