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7:10 AM ET, May 25, 2015


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Joe Skipper / Associated Press:
Jennings gets 1st win, Marlins top Orioles 1-0 in 13 innings  —  MIAMI (AP) New Miami Marlins manager Dan Jennings splashed around in the nightclub swimming pool adjacent to the team's clubhouse, surrounded by a dozen of his players whooping it up shortly before midnight.
Discussion: Camden Chat and HardballTalk
Brian Matusz 2nd MLB pitcher this week ejected for foreign substance
Associated Press:
Astros Rally for 10-8 Win Over Tigers, Split 4-Game Series  —  DETROIT — Evan Gattis and Preston Tucker both homered in the sixth inning, and the Houston Astros slugged their way to another victory Sunday, rallying past the Detroit Tigers 10-8.  —  The Astros trailed 7-3 before scoring four runs …
Associated Press:
Astros Turn 1st Triple Play Since 2004, Beat Tigers
Discussion: The Crawfish Boxes
Associated Press:
Gray Hit by Ball, Leaves With Bruised Ankle as A's Top Rays  —  ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Sonny Gray allowed four hits in five scoreless innings before leaving with a bruised right ankle and the Oakland Athletics beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-2 Sunday.  —  Gray (5-2) was hit on the lower leg …
Discussion: DRaysBay
Associated Press:
Graveman, Fuld Lead A's to 5-0 Win Over Rays
Discussion: DRaysBay and Yahoo Sports
Kristie Ackert / NY Daily News:
David Wright is shut down for at least a week with what Mets are saying is spinal stenosis  —  PITTSBURGH - David Wright is not coming back to save the Mets any time soon.  —  The third baseman has been shut down from rehab activities for the second time in just over two weeks with back pain.
Adam Rubin / ESPN:
Mets shut down David Wright again after his back flares up
Associated Press:
Encarnacion and Goins Homer, Blue Jays Beat Mariners 8-2  —  TORONTO — Edwin Encarnacion and Ryan Goins homered, Aaron Sanchez won for the first time in three starts and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Seattle Mariners 8-2 on Sunday, avoiding a three-game sweep.
Associated Press:
Harper Has 2 RBIs and Nationals Beat Phillies 4-1  —  WASHINGTON — Bryce Harper drove in two runs, Gio Gonzalez outpitched Aaron Harang and the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 Sunday for their eighth straight series win.  —  Harper gave the Nationals a 2-1 lead …
Associated Press:
Rangers Beat Yanks 5-2 for New York's 10th Loss in 11 Games  —  NEW YORK — Adam Rosales hit a two-run homer off Chris Capuano that bounced off the top of the left-field wall, Yovani Gallardo won for the second time since mid-April and the Texas Rangers sent the New York Yankees to their 10th loss …
Matt Breen /
Ken Giles is OK after finger cut  —  Ken Giles was visited at the mound on Friday night before he threw his first pitch.  —  Manager Ryne Sandberg said he noticed Giles looking at his hand, prompting the manager, pitching coach Bob McClure, and a trainer to visit Giles.
Discussion: The Good Phight
Matt Eisenberg / Metsblog:
Collins calls team meeting  —  Mets manager Terry Collins called a team meeting after New York's 9-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates, according to Adam Rubin.  (May 24, 6:49 p.m.)  —  The Mets, whom the Pirates just swept, have lost five of six and 10 of 14.
Discussion: ESPN and Amazin' Avenue
Ken Rosenthal / Fox Sports:
All-Star Game shouldn't stop slumping Reds from firing Price  —  FOX Sports  —  Baseball is in an age of analytics, an age in which teams increasingly remove emotion from their decision-making.  —  So, why should hosting the All-Star Game make one iota of difference for the Cincinnati Reds …
Staten Island Advance:
Island big leaguer Anthony Varvaro going under knife, season over  —  Antny.JPG Islander Anthony Varvaro to be sidelined for six months.  —  The mystery of Anthony Varvaro's rocky season start with the Red Sox is solved.  —  The normally dependable 30-year-old Island right-hander …
Discussion: MLB Trade Rumors and Full Count
Associated Press:
Justin Upton's Slam, 6 RBIs Lead Shields, Pads Over Dodgers  —  LOS ANGELES — Justin Upton hit a grand slam and drove in six runs as the San Diego Padres broke loose Sunday, backing unbeaten James Shields in an 11-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers.  —  The Padres had totaled just three runs in losing four straight games.
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Goldschmidt Homers, D-Backs Beat Cubs 4-3 to Take Series
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Associated Press:
Peterson's 11th-Inning Single Lifts Braves Past Brewers, 3-2
Discussion: Talking Chop
Associated Press:
Kluber Solid Again, Pitches Indians Past Reds 2-1
Discussion: Let's Go Tribe and Yahoo Sports
Matt Eisenberg / Metsblog:
Harvey allows career-high seven runs in 8-2 loss to Pirates
Discussion: Bucs Dugout and Amazin' Avenue
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