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Deesha Thosar / New York Daily News:
Jeff McNeil leaves game in 9th inning with apparent hamstring injury  —  ATLANTA - The last thing the Mets want in their surging push for an NL Wild Card spot is an injury to their best hitter.  —  Jeff McNeil came up lame and grabbed his left hamstring after running out a grounder …
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Deesha Thosar / New York Daily News:
Zack Wheeler has a rough night out against the Braves  —  ATLANTA - Pitching in his home state may have induced nostalgia, but it certainly did not inspire results for Zack Wheeler on a humid 94-degree night at SunTrust Park.  —  The right-hander got lit up by a potent Braves lineup …
Discussion: Metsmerized Online
Tim Healey / Newsday:
After hot stretch, Mets suddenly drop second straight with loss to Braves  —  ATLANTA — The Mets and their fans could be forgiven if, upon glancing at the schedule and seeing three games against the Braves this week and three more next week, their minds started to wander and wonder just a little …
Pat Graham / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Dyson hits leadoff homer, Dbacks power past Rockies 9-3  —  Jarrod Dyson homered on the second pitch of the game during a five-run first inning and was later involved in a quirky double play as the  —  Arizona Diamondbacks cruised to a 9-3 win over the  —  Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night.
Discussion: Purple Row
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Thomas Harding / Rockies News:
Rockies designate Iannetta, call up Nunez
Pat Graham / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Diamondbacks use 3 homers in 6th to rally past Rockies
Discussion: Purple Row
Connor Byrne / MLB Trade Rumors:
Yankees Release Dan Jennings  —  The Yankees recently released left-handed reliever Dan Jennings, according to Kegan Lowe of Baseball America.  Jennings just joined the organization last month on a minor league contract.  —  The 32-year-old Jennings only threw 1 1/3 innings with the Yankees' Triple …
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Jim Salisbury / NBCSports.com:
Charlie Manuel rides again, could more changes be coming to Phillies' coaching staff?  —  The Phillies are turning to their most successful manager in club history to help save their season.  —  Charlie Manuel will serve as the team's hitting coach for the remainder of the season, the club announced on Tuesday.
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Jeff Todd / MLB Trade Rumors:
Braves Select Rafael Ortega  —  The Braves announced that they have selected the contract of Rafael Ortega.  He'll head onto the active roster, with righty Patrick Weigel optioned to make way.  —  Ortega, 28, joined the Atlanta organization on a minor-league pact before the season.
Discussion: Talking Chop
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Connor Byrne / MLB Trade Rumors:
Latest On Austin Riley, Dansby Swanson
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Jeff Todd / MLB Trade Rumors:
Athletics Designate Beau Taylor  —  The Athletics announced that they have designated catcher Beau Taylor for assignment.  His 40-man spot was needed for the team to select the contract of Corban Joseph, as had previously been reported.  Outfielder Nick Martini was optioned for active roster space.
Discussion: Athletics Nation
Matt Carlson / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Greinke, Springer lead Astros over Chisox 6-2 in 1st game  —  Zack Greinke was close to the form the  —  Houston Astros hoped for when they traded for the right-hander to create an imposing rotation.  —  But he says he still needs to work on a few things.  —  Greinke tossed six solid innings in his second start with the Astros,
Dave Hogg / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Seager, Murphy combine for five homers in Mariners win  —  Detroit Tigers 11-6 on Tuesday night.  —  Seager and Murphy hit back-to-back homers in the fourth and sixth innings before Seager added his third in the ninth.  It was the first three-homer game of Seager's career.
Discussion: Lookout Landing and Bless You Boys
Ben Ross / NBCSports.com:
Ranking 10 best to play for both A's, Giants before Bay Bridge Series  —  With the A's and Giants set to renew their rivalry this week in San Francisco, we figured this would be the perfect time to rank the best players to play for both teams during their career.
Joon Lee / ESPN:
Devers makes history with 6-hit, 4-double game  —  CLEVELAND — During a Red Sox season short of many bright spots, Rafael Devers made major league history Tuesday night, becoming the first player to record six hits and four doubles in MLB's modern era.  —  “I had no idea obviously,” …
Discussion: Lowell Sun and baseballmusings.com
Alex Speier / BostonGlobe.com:
Why Red Sox pitchers are looking inside their caps  —  What, exactly, is inside of those hats?  —  Red Sox pitchers keep stepping off the rubber to examine the inside of their hats before pitches, scrutinizing them as if looking for the next clue on a treasure map.  So what's inside of them?
Associated Press:
Mets' McNeil goes down with hamstring injury  —  ATLANTA — A tough night for the New York Mets got even worse when All-Star second baseman Jeff McNeil trudged off the field in the ninth inning with a hamstring injury.  —  McNeil was hurt while trying to beat out a grounder in a 5-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday.
Tim MacLean / unionleader.com:
Goffstown manager alleges R.I. opponent now headed to Little League World Series stole signs  —  Stealing signs at any level of baseball is a largely frowned-upon practice.  It's a cheap way to gain an edge over an opponent, whether it's alerting the rest of your defense that a runner might try …
 
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