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David Matthews / New York Daily News:
Francisco Alvarez's blast not enough as Mets drop series finale to Rockies  —  DENVER — For the second day in a row, Francisco Alvarez hit a massive, three-run blast against the Colorado Rockies.  And for the second day in a row, the two teams knotted things up at 6-6 before the Mets collapsed.
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Fiifi Frimpong / New York Daily News:
Yankees score 7 runs off Yu Darvish in third inning leading to 10-7 victory over Padres  —  The offense was alive and well on Sunday for the Yankees, logging 12 hits in a 10-7 victory over the San Diego Padres.  —  Aaron Boone's club will now head to Seattle for a three-game set after securing a series win over the Padres.
Abbey Mastracco / New York Daily News:
Francisco Alvarez, Pete Alonso homer but Mets can't complete comeback against Rockies  —  DENVER — Just when it looked like the Mets would finally have their two dominant aces to lead the rotation, the Colorado Rockies rocked Justin Verlander.  One night after Max Scherzer gave …
ESPN:
McMahon homers, drives in 5 as Rockies rally to beat Mets 11-10, take series  —  DENVER — Ryan McMahon homered for the third straight game and drove in five runs, Charlie Blackmon also went deep and the Colorado Rockies outslugged the New York Mets 11-10 on Sunday.
Gabe Lacques / USA Today:
MLB power rankings: Padres keep falling after series loss to Yankees  —  It is not yet getting too late for the San Diego Padres.  Yet it's not unfair to wonder what table scraps will be available to fight for if they right themselves.  —  The Padres, who overcame years of sizzle over substance …
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Bill Madden / New York Daily News:   Aaron Boone, Buck Showalter and other key managers at the Memorial Day checkpoint
Gordon Wittenmyer / Chicago Tribune:
Chicago Cubs get swept by the Cincinnati Reds on an ‘ugly weekend’ — and the schedule is about to get tougher  —  Quick, somebody — anybody.  If you're anywhere near the Chicago Cubs, push the button.  —  Because just two months into the season, the Cubs have fallen and they can't get up.
Discussion: Boston Herald
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Chicago Tribune:
Chicago baseball report: The Cubs' bobblehead blunder — and Andrew Benintendi looking to launch for the White Sox  —  Repeated bullpen implosions tend to make a manager's hair turn gray, so be sure to check back on David Ross and Pedro Grifol at the end of the season.
Jeff Passan / ESPN:
Liam Hendriks' journey from beating cancer to returning to MLB  —  IN MID-DECEMBER, when Liam Hendriks squinted at the PET scan of his body and saw hundreds of spots illuminated by radioactive dye, his first thought was that he looked like his dalmatian, Olive.
Nathan Ruiz / Baltimore Sun:
Orioles' Cedric Mullins exits game vs. Guardians with apparent lower-body injury  —  Cedric Mullins, the Orioles' center fielder and primary leadoff man, exited Monday's game against the Cleveland Guardians in the eighth inning with an apparent injury to his lower body.
Buster Olney / ESPN:
What MLB execs are saying about Shohei Ohtani sweepstakes  —  The lingering feelings from the last time Shohei Ohtani was free to talk to all 30 major league teams, in the fall of 2017, probably range from resignation to frustration to anger, because with the benefit of 20-20 hindsight …
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Ken Rosenthal / The Athletic:
Cubs' Marcus Stroman, with opt out looming, does not want to be traded  —  CHICAGO - Marcus Stroman knows the drill.  He was traded once before at the deadline, in 2019 when the Mets acquired him from the Blue Jays.  If his present team, the Cubs, does not turn around its season, he could be on the move again.
Hayes Gardner / Baltimore Sun:
Orioles pitcher Grayson Rodriguez sent down to Triple-A Norfolk after third rough May start  —  Grayson Rodriguez will hopefully be back with the Orioles soon, manager Brandon Hyde said Saturday.  And the club still expects the 23-year-old to eventually be a top-tier MLB starting pitcher.
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Gary Phillips / New York Daily News:
Yankees Notebook: Aaron Boone suspended for Padres opener  —  The Yankees will open their series against the Padres without their manager.  —  Major League Baseball announced that Aaron Boone has been suspended one game after he was ejected from Thursday's contest against the Orioles.
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