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8:20 AM ET, May 14, 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:
Mets Notebook: James McCann sits out with wrist soreness, expected back Friday  —  WASHINGTON — James McCann was out of the Mets lineup on Thursday for the second straight day with what the catcher is calling general wrist soreness.  McCann was not too concerned about his achy wrist …
Deesha Thosar / New York Daily News:   Tylor Megill struggles, doesn't make it out of second inning in loss to Nationals
Kristie Ackert / New York Daily News:
Yankees break out big bats for season-high 15 runs against White Sox  —  CHICAGO — Giancarlo Stanton thinks it's fun to watch.  In the hole behind Anthony Rizzo on deck, the slugger watches as opposing pitchers have to face Aaron Judge.  —  “It's awesome to watch.  I get the second best view of it, Rizzo gets the best.
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.
Alex Speier / The Boston Globe:
Red Sox pitching prospect Noah Song completes Naval flight training, applies for waiver to resume career  —  Noah Song, once a top pitching prospect whose Red Sox career was put on pause while he completed flight school for the Navy, has completed his aviation training and applied to the Secretary …
Joon Lee / ESPN:
PitchCom — aimed at foiling MLB's would-be sign-stealers — is (mostly) winning over the skeptics  —  Texas Rangers closer Joe Barlow was skeptical about PitchCom at first.  —  The electronic device, used to transmit pitch signals from the catcher to the pitcher in an effort to curb sign stealing …
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Tim Keown / ESPN:
Being Gabe Kapler: Inside the mind of the San Francisco Giants' nonconformist manager  —  THE WATCH ON Gabe Kapler's left wrist started as a curiosity and traveled a smooth path to obsession.  Big, chunky and obviously expensive, it was both striking and vexing.
Lynn Worthy / Kansas City Star:
Benintendi wins arbitration case against Kansas City Royals, set to make $8.5 million  —  Andrew Benintendi accomplished what no other player has done during Dayton Moore's tenure as the head of the Kansas City Royals' baseball operations department.  —  On Friday, Benintendi became …
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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.
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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?
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 …
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.
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