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1:40 AM ET, May 29, 2016


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Associated Press:
Granderson's homer in 9th leads Mets over Dodgers 6-5 … NEW YORK — Curtis Granderson stepped to the plate in a bottom of the ninth inning he never expected to see, surprised Jeurys Familia had blown a four-run lead.  —  An 0-for-11 slide had dropped his average to .195.
Associated Press:
Mets' Syndergaard Ejected After Throwing Behind Utley  —  By THE ASSOCIATED PRESSMAY 28, 2016, 8:30 P.M. E.D.T.  —  NEW YORK — In a scene that has seemed inevitable since October, New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard has been ejected for throwing a 99 mph fastball behind Chase Utley of the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Adam RubinESPN / ESPN:
David Wright's neck discomfort concerns Mets GM Sandy Alderson  —  NEW YORK — New York Mets third baseman David Wright was examined by a team doctor Saturday after complaining of neck discomfort.  —  Wright was not in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers …
Discussion: Yahoo Sports
Charlie Wilmoth / MLB Trade Rumors:
White Sox In Talks To Acquire James Shields From Padres  —  5:12pm: Jon Heyman of MLB Network corroborates Lin's report that the White Sox and Padres have discussed Shields, but he notes that other teams are also in the mix (Twitter link).  —  3:24pm: The White Sox and Padres are discussing …
Dennis Lin / The San Diego Union-Tribune stories:
Padres discussing potential Shields trade with White Sox … PHOENIX — The Padres are discussing a potential trade of right-hander James Shields with the Chicago White Sox, and it appears those talks have significant momentum, sources familiar with the discussions said Saturday.
Discussion: Gaslamp Ball and MLB Daily Dish
Rustin Dodd / Kansas City Star:
Salvador Perez leaves Royals game after collision  —  Catcher leaves game after colliding with third baseman Cheslor Cuthbert while going for a popup  —  He had to be helped off the field  —  Royals catcher Salvador Perez was injured in a collision with third baseman Cheslor Cuthbert during …
Discussion: MLB Trade Rumors and Royals Review
Associated Press:
Royals Score 7 in 9th to Beat White Sox 8-7; Perez Hurt  —  By THE ASSOCIATED PRESSMAY 28, 2016, 6:15 P.M. E.D.T.  —  KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Brett Eibner's single capped the biggest ninth-inning comeback in Kansas City Royals history, a seven-run rally off David Robertson and Tommy Kahnle …
Ken Rosenthal / Fox Sports:
Mets are getting defensive about Dodgers' outfield tactics  —  The Dodgers allegedly tried to use markers for outfield positioning at Citi Field  —  The Dodgers are taking defensive positioning to another level — and the Mets are not happy about it.  —  The Mets contacted Major League Baseball …
Discussion: Inside the Dodgers
Charlie Wilmoth / MLB Trade Rumors:
Mets Acquire James Loney From Padres  —  The Mets have acquired first baseman James Loney from the Padres for cash considerations, the Padres have announced.  Loney had an opt-out in his minor-league deal with the Friars, although the move that brings him to New York is a trade.
Associated Press:
Hendricks Pitches 5-Hitter, Cubs Beat Phillies 4-1  —  By THE ASSOCIATED PRESSMAY 28, 2016, 5:06 P.M. E.D.T.  —  CHICAGO — Kyle Hendricks pitched a five-hitter for his second career complete game, Dexter Fowler hit a leadoff homer and the Chicago Cubs beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 on Saturday.
Associated Press:
Reds Snap 11-Game Skid, Beat Brewers 7-6 After Overturned DP  —  By THE ASSOCIATED PRESSMAY 28, 2016, 8:48 P.M. E.D.T.  —  MILWAUKEE — Joey Votto scored the go-ahead run in the ninth after an inning-ending double play was overturned, and the Cincinnati Reds snapped their 11-game losing streak …
Discussion: Brew Crew Ball
Associated Press:
Brewers Win 9-5 to Hand Reds Their 11th Straight Loss
Discussion: Red Reporter and Brew Crew Ball
Associated Press:
Darvish Wins 1st Start Since 2014 as Rangers Top Pirates 5-2  —  By THE ASSOCIATED PRESSMAY 28, 2016, 10:36 P.M. E.D.T.  —  ARLINGTON, Texas — Yu Darvish struck out seven in five strong innings in his first start in the majors in almost 22 months, and the Texas Rangers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 on Saturday night.
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New York Daily News:
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