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Charles Odum / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Braves jump on Seth Lugo for 5 runs in 7th, beat Mets 6-4  —  Tyler Flowers drove in a tiebreaking run with an infield hit, and the  —  Seth Lugo in the seventh and survived a ninth-inning scare in a 6-4 win over the  —  New York Mets on Wednesday night.
Discussion: Talking Chop and Amazin' Avenue
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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
Deesha Thosar / New York Daily News:
With Jeff McNeil headed to IL, Ruben Tejada rejoins Mets  —  ATLANTA — The way the Mets have been playing the past three weeks, players throughout the clubhouse have evoked memories of the Amazin's thrilling run to the 2015 World Series.  So why not call up an old friend who helped champion that goal?
Discussion: Metsmerized Online
Tim Healey / Newsday:
After hot stretch, Mets suddenly drop second straight with loss to Braves
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Michael Wagaman / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Chapman homers twice, Bailey strong as A's hold off Giants  —  Matt Chapman homered twice, including a pivotal drive in the ninth inning that followed a late collapse by Oakland's bullpen, and the  —  San Francisco Giants 9-5 on Wednesday.  —  Homer Bailey pitched seven scoreless innings and singled twice.
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Jeff Todd / MLB Trade Rumors:
Giants Put Sandoval On IL, Activate Dickerson  —  2:20pm: The Giants announced that Sandoval has indeed been placed on the injured list due to elbow inflammation.  Outfielder Alex Dickerson has been reinstated from the IL in a corresponding roster move, although Dickerson is not in today's lineup.
Discussion: McCovey Chronicles
Susan Slusser / San Francisco Chronicle:
A's Jurickson Profar told role to be reduced; 'I'm OK with it,' he says
ESPN:
Arrieta likely to have season-ending procedure  —  Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Jake Arrieta has been placed on the injured list and said he'll likely have surgery for a bone spur in his right elbow.  —  “I would have liked it to go differently,” Arrieta told reporters Wednesday.
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Steve Adams / MLB Trade Rumors:
Jake Arrieta's Season Likely Over  —  The Phillies have placed right-hander Jake Arrieta on the 10-day injured list, and Arrieta himself told reporters today that his season is likely over (Twitter link via Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune).  “I'll probably miss the remainder of the season …
Discussion: MLB Baseball News …
Lance Hornby / Toronto Sun:
Rookie Bo Bichette keeps rolling, but Rangers down Blue Jays  —  Bo Bichette kept his on-base streak going, but the Toronto Blue Jays lost their long ball power in Wednesday afternoon's series' finale against the Texas Rangers.  —  Toronto, scattering six hits, fell 7-3 at the Rogers Centre …
Discussion: Bluebird Banter
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Ian Harrison / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Andrus gets 4 hits, Rangers beat Jays 7-3 to avoid sweep  —  Kolby Allard pitched 5 2/3 innings to win for the first time with Texas,  —  Elvis Andrus had four hits and two RBIs and the Rangers beat the  —  Toronto Blue Jays 7-3 Wednesday to avoid a three-game sweep.  —  Nomara Mazara and
Discussion: Lone Star Ball
Dan Greenspan / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Pujols sets career hit mark for foreign-born players in win  —  Albert Pujols had two hits and three RBIs Wednesday and set the major league record for career hits by a foreign-born player, leading the  —  Los Angeles Angels to a 7-4 victory over the  —  Pittsburgh Pirates.
Discussion: Bucs Dugout
Dave Skretta / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Hudson solid, Cardinals crack Keller in 6-0 rout of Royals  —  Dakota Hudson tossed six innings of five-hit ball,  —  Brad Keller allowed a no-hit bid to crumble in spectacular fashion, and St. Louis went on to beat Kansas City 6-0 on Wednesday night for a two-game sweep.
Discussion: Viva El Birdos and Royals Review
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.
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Deesha Thosar / New York Daily News:
Jeff McNeil leaves game in 9th inning with apparent hamstring injury
Larry Fleisher / MLB Baseball News, Scores …:
Sanchez, Yankees beat Orioles for 16th straight time, 6-5  —  Gary Sanchez hit a three-run homer and the  —  Baltimore Orioles for the 16th straight time this season, winning 6-5 Wednesday in their final meeting this year.  —  The Yankees went 17-2 against the O's, their most wins versus …
Discussion: Pinstripe Alley and Camden Chat
 
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