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2:35 PM ET, May 15, 2023


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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 …
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.
Pete Caldera /
'They did it to us, let's do it to them': How Yankees returned favor in beating Rays, 9-8  —  NEW YORK - Six days later, it was the Yankees' turn to wipe out a six-run lead in this AL East rivalry.  —  “Just kind of talking about that a little bit,” said Anthony Rizzo …
Gary Phillips / New York Daily News:
Yankees Notebook: Aaron Boone drops Anthony Volpe in the lineup
Charlie Goldsmith /
Reds call up prospect Matt McLain  —  MIAMI — Since the Cincinnati Reds drafted shortstop prospect Matt McLain in the first round of the 2021 MLB Draft, the front office has moved him through the farm system as quickly and as aggressively as any position player prospect over the last decade.
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 …
Kevin Acee / San Diego Union-Tribune:
Dodgers shut out, sweep Padres, who fall 7 games back in National League West standings  —  Padres lose fifth straight game; shut out for sixth time and hitless with runners in scoring position for 13th time  —  Even as the Padres try to keep it loose, they find themselves trying too hard.
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.
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 …
Discussion: The Athletic and FanSided
Bobby Nightengale /   ‘We wanted to make it bold’: Cincinnati Reds introduce their City Connect uniforms
Gabe Lacques / USA Today:
‘This team can win’: After listless beginning, big-bucks Mets set sights on turnaround  —  WASHINGTON - Max Scherzer used to attack the streets and bridges surrounding Nationals Park on foot, his legendary between-starts running routine often leaving teammates in the dust if they dared join the Nationals ace.
Discussion: Yahoo Sports
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.
Meghan Montemurro / Chicago Tribune:
Hayden Wesneski — torched by lefties — looks to learn from a tough outing as the Chicago Cubs lose 11-1 ‘clunker’  —  MINNEAPOLIS — Chicago Cubs right-hander Hayden Wesneski dropped his head and stared at the dirt mound.  —  The Minnesota Twins had just clubbed their fourth home run …
Discussion: Mercury News and Bleacher Nation
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 …
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