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8:45 AM ET, May 13, 2022


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Deesha Thosar / New York Daily News:
Taijuan Walker rebounds with seven shutout innings, Mets beat Nationals for another series win  —  WASHINGTON — Now that's what you call a rebound.  —  Taijuan Walker bounced back from the disappointing results in his previous outing to shut out the Nationals over seven innings in the Mets' 4-1 win on Thursday at Nationals Park.
Deesha Thosar / New York Daily News:
Tylor Megill struggles, doesn't make it out of second inning in loss to Nationals  —  WASHINGTON — Tylor Megill's seventh start of the year was foul enough to be flushed down the toilet.  —  Megill, who entered this outing having given up just nine runs across his previous six starts …
LaMond Pope / Chicago Tribune:
Wednesday's Chicago White Sox game is postponed because of positive COVID-19 tests on the Cleveland Guardians  —  Positive COVID-19 tests in the Cleveland Guardians organization led to the postponement of the Chicago White Sox-Guardians game Wednesday at Guaranteed Rate Field, Major League Baseball announced.
Jesse Rogers / ESPN:
Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson has one-game suspension reduced to fine after appeal
Meghan Montemurro / Chicago Tribune:
Frank Schwindel falls just short of a pinch-hit grand slam in the Chicago Cubs' 5-4 loss: 'That's one you dream of as a kid'  —  SAN DIEGO — The moment could not have been scripted much better.  —  Check that: the Chicago Cubs would like a rewrite on the ending.
Associated Press:
San Diego Padres manager Bob Melvin to have prostate surgery Wednesday, hopes to miss only part of road trip
Discussion: Athletics Nation and KNSD-TV
Meghan Montemurro / Chicago Tribune:   Wade Miley will make his Chicago Cubs debut tonight, coming off the injured list to add stability to the rotation
Jim Callis /
2022 mock draft: Position players pack Top 10  —  With a little more than two months before the Draft starts on July 17, it's still early to be making strong connections between teams and targets.  In my first full first-round projection of 2022, I'll try to place players in the area …
Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper has small tear in UCL, can't throw for four weeks  —  Philadelphia Phillies star Bryce Harper, limited to designated hitter duty of late, has a small tear in his right UCL, will get a PRP injection and will not throw a baseball for four weeks, manager Joe Girardi told reporters Thursday.
Gerry Dulac / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:
Gerry Dulac's Steelers chat transcript: 05.11.22  —  Gerry Dulac: OK kids, we will be starting out chat shortly go get ready...  Gerry Dulac: OK, here we go...Fire away  —  Salvador: Hello Gerry!  Thanks for all of your chats and great work!  Is there any chance of acquiring a Vet DL before training camp?
Kristie Ackert / New York Daily News:
Aaron Judge hits game-winning 3-run home run to end heated game between Yankees and Blue Jays  —  For the last year, the rivalry has been building.  The Blue Jays pushed the Yankees to the end of last season, just missing a chance to play them for a playoff spot.  Tuesday night, they added some bad blood to the mix.
Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich becomes sixth player in MLB history to hit for three cycles in career  —  The Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich joined an exclusive club Wednesday, hitting for the third cycle of his career during a 14-11 loss to the Cincinnati Reds.
Discussion: and The Athletic
Jim Bowden / The Athletic:
5 MLB trades I'd like to see in May, including a Xander Bogaerts deal  —  MLB executives usually don't start making trades this early in the season.  They prefer to spend the first two months evaluating their team and the next six weeks scouting and analyzing possible trade targets.
Discussion: CBS Boston and
Ira Winderman / Sun-Sentinel:
Heat pummel 76ers 120-85 as Lowry sits, take 3-2 series lead  —  MIAMI — More Miami Heat basketball is assured this season at FTX Arena.  —  Either Game 7 of this Eastern Conference semifinal series against the Philadelphia 76ers.  —  Or Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals, and beyond.
Ashley Landis / Associated Press:
Angels rookie Reid Detmers throws no-hitter against Tampa Bay, MLB's second of the season  —  ANAHEIM, Calif. — Angels rookie Reid Detmers pitched the majors' second no-hitter this season, cruising after he benefitted from a borderline error call in the seventh inning as Los Angeles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 12-0 Tuesday night.
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