Ken Rosenthal / The Athletic:
Multiple suspicious baseballs from Dodgers' Trevor Bauer sent to MLB for inspection — In March, Major League Baseball sent two different memos to clubs saying it would step up the monitoring and enforcement of rules prohibiting pitchers from applying foreign substances to baseballs.
Madeline Coleman / Sports Illustrated: Report: Several Suspicious Baseballs From Trevor Bauer Sent to MLB for Inspection
Zach Braziller / New York Post: ESPN's Buster Olney defends Trevor Bauer amid MLB investigation
Charlie Scrabbles / Red Reporter: Red Reposter - 2020 really did change everything huh
Brett Taylor Chicago Cubs / Bleacher Nation: Trevor Bauer Responds to Report About His Baseballs Being Investigated: “Desperate,” “Gossip,” “Fake”
Anders Jorstad / Lookout Landing: Mariners Moose Tracks, 4/9/21: James Paxton, Dee Strange-Gordon, and Trevor Bauer
Jorge Castillo / Los Angeles Times: Trevor Bauer blasts MLB after report his baseballs were inspected for doctoring
Ali Thanawalla / NBCSports.com: Bauer rips report about MLB removing suspicious baseballs
Ali Thanawalla / MLB Baseball News, Scores …: Trevor Bauer rips report about MLB removing suspicious baseballs
Connor Byrne / MLB Trade Rumors: MLB Inspecting “Suspicious Baseballs” From Trevor Bauer's Latest Start
Benjy Sabitt / Awesemo.com: MLB Is Investigating Trevor Bauer For Potentially Doctoring The Baseball
Alden Gonzalez / ESPN:
Los Angeles Dodgers' Dave Roberts concerned that Trevor Bauer getting singled out by MLB — Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts expressed concern that one of his star pitchers, Trevor Bauer, has been singled out in Major League Baseball's renewed effort to curtail the illegal use of foreign substances on baseballs.
Tim Locastro breaks record for most stolen bases to start career without getting caught — PHOENIX — Arizona manager Torey Lovullo has often said that Tim Locastro is the fastest man in the majors. You don't have to take his word for it: The video game MLB The Show agrees.
Nick Piecoro / Arizona Republic:
Ketel Marte heads to injured list with right hamstring strain — The Diamondbacks placed center fielder Ketel Marte on the 10-day injured list with a right hamstring strain, a devastating blow for a club that had been riding his hot bat during the first week of the season.
Peter Gammons / The Athletic:
Yermín Mercedes, Daniel Bard, Rich Hill and baseball's long, winding road — But he was back in business when they set him free againThe road goes on forever and the party never ends. — Robert Earl Keen, Jr. — Yermín Mercedes had a bit of a misunderstanding when it came …
Ryan Dunleavy / New York Post: Jed Lowrie alleges Mets refused to let him get knee surgery
Jessica Kleinschmidt / MLB Baseball News …: Jed Lowrie admits ‘really frustrating’ time with Mets, knee injury
David Schoenfield / ESPN:
New York Mets get walk-off win vs. Miami Marlins on Michael Conforto's controversial hit by pitch — Even the New York Mets called Thursday's walk-off 3-2 victory over the Miami Marlins a lucky break. — With the bases loaded and one out in the bottom of the ninth after Jeff McNeil had tied …
Discussion: Covering the Corner
Tyler Kepner / New York Times:
'A Win Is a Win. It's Over.' — The Mets' home opener included fans in the stands and a walk-off hit-by-pitch that the umpire says should have been a strikeout. — The Mets welcomed only 8,492 fans to their home opener on Thursday, but they spaced them all over Citi Field.
Tiger Woods' SUV crash was caused by speed and an inability to negotiate a curve, Los Angeles County sheriff says — (CNN)As he approached a curve in the road, Tiger Woods apparently meant to hit the brakes but instead slammed on the gas — causing a high-speed rollover crash, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said Wednesday.
Mercury News: Tiger Woods was disoriented in a manner consistent with shock following California crash, police report says
CBS Dallas / Fort Worth: LA Sheriff Says Unsafe Speed Was Primary Cause Of Tiger Woods Crash; No Sign Of Impairment
Jesse O'Neill / New York Post: Incident report details Tiger Woods' injuries after crash
Jace Evans / USA Today:
Joe Musgrove throws first no-hitter in San Diego Padres history — Joe Musgrove has thrown the first no-hitter in San Diego Padres history. — Musgrove, one of the many pitchers the Padres traded for this past offseason, was brilliant Friday night against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas.
Discussion: MLB Baseball News …
Dan Shaughnessy Globe / The Boston Globe:
Red Sox go worst to first? Great! Let's see where they stand down the road — How could we ever have doubted them? — Worst-to-first. In four short days. — We were ready to run the Red Sox out of New England after they were swept by the Orioles. Drubbed, 11-3, Sunday at Fenway.
Discussion: Dan Shaughnessy Watch
Dennis Young / New York Daily News:
Mets announcers furious team won — Only one group of Mets is in championship form, and it's the best three-man booth in baseball. Gary Cohen, Keith Hernandez and Ron Darling were positively vibrating with rage that their team won a game on Thursday. Just watch:
Emma Baccellieri / Sports Illustrated: The Ending to the Mets' Home Opener Is Hilarious, Infuriating and Beautiful
James Wagner / New York Times:
The Yankees Found a Starter (and a Barista) in Jameson Taillon — Taillon has dealt with injuries throughout his career, but his first start for the Yankees went well. His coffee expertise is a bonus. — Since the Yankees traded for Jameson Taillon in January, the reviews …
Discussion: Pinstripe Alley