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5:35 PM ET, May 14, 2023


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James O'Connell / New York Daily News:
Aaron Judge's two-homer day ignites Yankees' improbable comeback victory over Shane McClanahan, Rays  —  O captain!  My captain!  When the Yankees needed him most, No. 99 answered the call.  —  Aaron Judge's two-homer day ignited an improbable 9-8 comeback win against the MLB-best Tampa Bay Rays with their horse on the hill.
Gary Phillips / New York Daily News:
Yankees Notebook: Aaron Boone drops Anthony Volpe in the lineup  —  Anthony Volpe had hit leadoff in all of his starts between April 16 and May 11, but the rookie shortstop found his name penciled into the seven-hole for Friday's game against the Rays.  —  Volpe had slashed .158/.186/.316 …
Gary Phillips / New York Daily News:
Anthony Rizzo's go-ahead moonshot caps off two-homer night as Yankees top Rays  —  Anthony Rizzo's first home run on Friday night just cleared the short right field fence at Yankee Stadium.  His second towered over it with ease — and the first baseman enjoyed every second of it as he watched from home plate.
Abbey Mastracco / New York Daily News:
Mets-Nats suspended due to rain after lengthy delay, will play split doubleheader Sunday  —  WASHINGTON — The decision to play Saturday's 4:05 p.m. contest between the Mets and the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park ultimately proved to be the wrong one.
Abbey Mastracco / New York Daily News:
Joey Lucchesi optioned to Triple-A Syracuse, Mets activate righty Dennis Santana  —  WASHINGTON — The dust has settled from Saturday's rain-delay debacle and the Mets have made the necessary roster moves for the continuation game against the Washington Nationals.
Nick Deeds / MLB Trade Rumors:
Mets Designate Seth Elledge For Assignment, Select Dennis Santana  —  According to Tim Britton of The Athletic, the Mets have designated right-hander Seth Elledge for assignment.  That clears a spot on the 40-man roster for Dennis Santana, who Tim Healey of Newsday notes has been selected …
LaMond Pope / Chicago Tribune:
Slide continues for Chicago White Sox — 14 games under .500 — in a 5-1 loss to the Houston Astros  —  All eyes leading into Friday were on José Abreu, the former Chicago White Sox first baseman making his return to Guaranteed Rate Field for the first time with the Houston Astros.
Paul Sullivan / Chicago Tribune:
José Abreu returns to the scene of his prime looking for answers — just like the Chicago White Sox
LaMond Pope / Chicago Tribune:
Lance Lynn gives up 4 runs in the 1st — and his ERA climbs to 7.51 — on another tough night for the Chicago White Sox
Jacob Calvin Meyer / Baltimore Sun:
Orioles top Pirates, 2-0, behind Tyler Wells' dominance, solo homers from Adley Rutschman, Gunnar Henderson  —  Fredi González was hoping for an easy game to manage Saturday.  —  Filling in for skipper Brandon Hyde, who was at his daughter's college graduation Saturday …
Dave Clark /
Here's what the Cincinnati Reds' Nike City Connect uniforms look like, where to buy them  —  The Cincinnati Reds launched their Nike City Connect uniform campaign Saturday morning, and fans got their first look at the jerseys the team is scheduled to wear for the first time this Friday …
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Bobby Nightengale /
‘We wanted to make it bold’: Cincinnati Reds introduce their City Connect uniforms
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Maddie Lee / Chicago Sun Times:
Marcus Stroman can opt out after this season but would ‘love’ to remain a Cub for the rest of his career  —  Per sources, because of the nature of Stroman's contract his camp and the Cubs opened preliminary extension talks this spring.  —  MINNEAPOLIS - The better Marcus Stroman continues to pitch …
Andre Fernandez / Miami Herald:
Here's the latest on Marlins' Jazz Chisholm Jr.'s status after his foot injury  —  The Marlins have yet to make a determination as to whether they will place center fielder Jazz Chisholm Jr. on the injured list a day after he injured his right foot colliding with the wall in left-center field.
Matt Kawahara / San Francisco Chronicle:
A's face pick between young infielders with Aledmys Díaz due back from IL  —  With Aledmys Díaz on track to return from the injured list Sunday, the Oakland Athletics will likely have a decision to make in their infield group.  —  Díaz took grounders and ran bases …
Jack Sommers / Sports Illustrated:
Zac Gallen, Anthony DeSclafani Pitching Duel on Tap  —  Diamondbacks send their ace to the mound for game three of the four game series  —  The Diamondbacks host the Giants for game three of a four game series tonight at Chase Field.  Game time is 5:10 P.M.
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