Check out Mini-Ballbug for simple mobiles or Ballbug Mobile for modern smartphones.
1:20 AM ET, May 16, 2018

Ballbug

 Top News: 
Derrick Goold / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Lynn awaits start vs. Cardinals, but it would have been ‘meaningful’ in St. Louis  —  Minnesota Twins pitcher Lance Lynn high fives a teammate who scored during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Minnesota Twins at Busch Stadium on Monday, May 7, 2018, in St. Louis, Mo. Photo by Chris Lee, clee@post-dispatch.com
RELATED:
Derrick Goold / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Offense stuck in neutral as Cards lose to Twins  —  Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier heads for third base after a single by left fielder Eddie Rosario (20) against the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minn. (Jerry Holt/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)
Mike Berardino / Twin Cities:
Byron Buxton gives Twins much-needed jolt in 4-1 win over Cardinals  —  Byron Buxton may be playing through a hairline fracture in his left big toe, but his game-changing speed remains.  —  The fleet center fielder reminded everyone of that fact in Tuesday's pivotal seventh inning …
Discussion: Twinkie Town
Derrick Goold / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Bader sticks in right field, and Carpenter returns to first base vs. Twins
Discussion: Viva El Birdos
Derrick Goold / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:   Cardinals prepping for Martinez to meet weekend start, too
St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Baseball notes: Mariners' Cano suspended for 80 games  —  Seattle Mariners All-Star second baseman Robinson Cano was suspended 80 games for violating baseball's joint drug agreement.  Major League Baseball announced the suspension Tuesday, a stunning development for the stalwart in the middle …
Discussion: Associated Press
RELATED:
Bob Nightengale / USA Today:
Robinson Cano suspended 80 games by MLB for performance-enhancing drug violation
Bob Nightengale / USA Today:
Robinson Cano's PED bust ruins his rep - and leaves Mariners with soiled, $24 million star
Discussion: MLB Baseball News …
Jorge L. Ortiz / USA Today:   Five truths at the quarter mark of the MLB season
Detroit Free Press:
Next Slide  —  John Hicks smiled when asked if he's having the time of his life.  —  Hicks continued a blistering May at the plate by going 2-for-3 with two RBIs in the Detroit Tigers' 9-8 win over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night at Comerica Park.  —  With veteran first baseman …
RELATED:
Dave Hogg / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Tigers rally vs Andrew Miller for 9-8 win over Indians
Discussion: Bless You Boys
George Sipple / Detroit Free Press:   Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera ‘so mad’ about Robinson Canó suspension
George Sipple / Detroit Free Press:
Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera won't play until hamstring fully healed
Discussion: MLB Baseball News …
ESPN:
Brewers catcher Stephen Vogt to have season-ending shoulder surgery  —  Milwaukee Brewers catcher Stephen Vogt, who was close to rejoining the team after injuring his shoulder in spring training, instead will have surgery this week that will sideline the 33-year-old veteran for the season.
RELATED:
Bob McManaman / Arizona Republic:
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Milwaukee Brewers
Discussion: MLB Trade Rumors
Richard Morin / Arizona Republic:   Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Milwaukee Brewers
Associated Press:
Baseball roundup: Cubs come back in ninth to beat Braves  —  Addison Russell's double scored Albert Almora Jr. in the ninth inning to tie the score 2-2, then Ben Zobrist singled in the lead run to spark visiting Chicago to a 3-2 victory over Atlanta on Monday night.
RELATED:
Paul Newberry / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Cubs throw out 2 runners at home, rally to beat Braves 3-2  —  Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Yu Darvish (11) works in the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Atlanta.  (AP Photo/John Bazemore)  —  Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman …
Paul Newberry / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Cubs throw out 2 runners at home, rally to beat Braves 3-2
Discussion: Talking Chop
Alan Saunders / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Pirates, Williams send White Sox to 12th loss in 14 games  —  Trevor Williams scattered six hits in seven innings,  —  Adam Frazier homered to start a four-run first, and the  —  White Sox 7-0 Tuesday night to send Chicago to its worst start since 1948.  —  Chicago has lost eight of nine …
Discussion: Bucs Dugout
RELATED:
Associated Press:
White Sox push back Fulmer's next start  —  PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Chicago White Sox have pushed back Carson Fulmer's next turn in their rotation and plan to give Hector Santiago a spot start.  —  Fulmer was originally scheduled to pitch Wednesday at Pittsburgh, but instead will go Friday against Texas.
Discussion: South Side Sox
ESPN:
Yoan Moncada returns from DL
Discussion: Bucs Dugout
David SchoenfieldESPN Senior / ESPN:
Real or Not?  Why we expect more from Noah Syndergaard  —  In one of the stranger comments of the season, Mets pitching coach Dave Eiland decided it was a good time to publicly criticize Noah Syndergaard.  “I just don't know where the expectations came from,” Eiland told the New York Post.
RELATED:
Mike Fitzpatrick / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:   Syndergaard, Mets break out in 12-2 rout of Blue Jays
Danny Abriano / SNY:
Mets Memories: The acquisition of Noah Syndergaard from the Blue Jays
Bernie Wilson / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Lyles comes within 5 outs of Padres' first perfect game  —  SAN DIEGO (AP) — Right-hander Jordan Lyles came within five outs of the first perfect game in San Diego Padres history before allowing a single to Trevor Story in a 4-0 victory against the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday.
RELATED:
Bernie Wilson / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:   Lyles comes within 5 outs of Padres' first no-hitter
Associated Press:   Padres place rookie lefty Lucchesi on disabled list
MLB Baseball News, Scores, Standings …:
Adrian Beltre goes back on DL with hamstring injury  —  Adrian Beltre's return from the disabled list lasted just five games.  —  The  —  Texas Rangers put the third baseman back on the DL on Tuesday, two days after he aggravated his left hamstring injury.  —  Beltre landed on the DL for the fourth time in two seasons.
ESPN:
Angels tweak batting order, move up Mike Trout, Shohei Ohtani  —  Shohei Ohtani is moving on up.  —  The Los Angeles Angels' two-way sensation is hitting second Tuesday night against the Houston Astros in Anaheim, the first time he's been in that spot in his career.  —  EDITOR'S PICKS
Discussion: baseballmusings.com and 12up
Jesse RogersESPN / ESPN:
Cubs' Yu Darvish leaves start in 4th inning with right leg cramp  —  ATLANTA — The Chicago Cubs will have to wait at least five more days to find out if starter Yu Darvish is past his fifth-inning woes as the righty was pulled after four innings on Tuesday due to cramping in his right calf.
Associated Press:
Joe hits walk-off single, Tulsa beats Springfield 8-7  —  TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Connor Joe hit a walk-off single, as the Tulsa Drillers beat the Springfield Cardinals 8-7 on Tuesday.  —  Zach Reks scored the game-winning run after he reached base on an error and advanced to third following singles by Luke Raley and DJ Peters.
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Ballbug at 1:20 AM ET, May 16, 2018.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 See Also: 
Ballbug: site main
Ballbug River: reverse chronological Ballbug
Ballbug Mobile: for phones
Ballbug Leaderboard: Ballbug's top sources
 
 Subscribe: 
Ballbug RSS feed
 
 
 More News: 
MLB Baseball News, Scores, Standings …:
Yankees-Nationals suspended with score 3-3 after 5½ innings
Discussion: Pinstripe Alley
MLB Baseball News, Scores, Standings …:
Venters gets first win since 2012, Rays beat Royals
Discussion: Royals Review and DRaysBay
Associated Press:
Gamboa scores winning run, Clearwater beats Palm Beach 11-10 in walk-off finish
Associated Press:
Binghamton beats Erie 6-5 on back-to-back homers from McNeil, Alonso
Steve Adams / MLB Trade Rumors:
Stephen Vogt To Undergo Shoulder Surgery
Discussion: Al's Ramblings
Steve Adams / MLB Trade Rumors:
A.J. Pollock Out Four To Eight Weeks With Fractured Thumb
Associated Press:
Stephan carries Tampa to 4-2 win over Dunedin
 Earlier Picks: 
Eddie MatzESPN Senior / ESPN:
Bryce Harper focused on being a National, not upcoming free agency
Discussion: Bleacher Report
ESPN:
MRI shows Mets' Yoenis Cespedes has right hip strain
Josh Land / Baltimore Sun:
Orioles on deck: What to watch Tuesday vs. Phillies, plus lineups, broadcast info and more
ESPN:
Justin Turner batting third for Dodgers in return from DL
ESPN:
Joey Votto discusses Reds' ‘disappointing’ start to season
Discussion: NESN.com and Red Reporter
 

 
From WeSmirch:

Justin Kroll / Variety:
Maroon 5 to Perform at Super Bowl Halftime

Sarah Hearon / Us Weekly:
Kim Zolciak Confirms She Had a Breast Reduction: ‘Feeling Fab at 40’

Melody Chiu / People.com:
Joe Alwyn Says He and Taylor Swift ‘Have Been Successfully Very Private’ in Their Relationship

 
Sister Sites:

Techmeme
 Tech news essentials
Mediagazer
 Must-read media news
memeorandum
 Politics, opinion, and current events
WeSmirch
 Celebrity news and gossip