The Marlins remain in discussions with multiple teams regarding Adeiny Hechavarria, but the Rays are believed to be the front-runners for the 28-year-old shortstop.
Travis Shaw drilled a titanic first-inning home run and Zach Davies was efficient as the Brewers beat the Braves, 7-0, on Sunday at SunTrust Park.
Randall Delgado will make a spot start for the D-backs on Sunday, pushing back the rest of the rotation to allow an extra day of rest. The Phillies will counter with Jeremy Hellickson.
The Phillies cut ties Tuesday with Michael Saunders and Jeanmar Gomez, but they will not be the only veterans removed from the 25-man roster this summer. The July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline is a little more than five weeks away. The Phillies should be busy.
The Mets announced on Sunday that they are promoting former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow from Class A Columbia to Class A Advanced St. Lucie, their third-highest ranked Minor League affiliate.
The Mets avoided a potentially impactful injury Sunday, when X-rays came back negative on outfielder Michael Conforto’s left hand. The Mets announced that Conforto escaped with just a bruise after Giants starter Matt Moore hit him on the hand with a 92 mph fastball in the fifth inning.
Rene Rivera’s versatile effort, which featured a pair of home runs and shutdown defense, spurred the New York Mets to Sunday’s 8-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants that completed a three-game series sweep.
If nothing changes on the trade front, the Marlins anticipate reinstating shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria from the disabled list on Tuesday for the series opener with the Mets at Marlins Park.
The Phillies celebrated wildly as Ben Lively circled the bases in the fourth inning Saturday night at Chase Field. It would be their only highlight of the night.
After a quiet Friday, the D-backs’ offense broke out with 12 hits Saturday night, including a home run from Jake Lamb, which kick-started a three-run sixth as the D-backs beat the Phillies, 9-2, at Chase Field.
The Nationals and Reds will wrap up their three-game series on Sunday afternoon at Nationals Park with a pair of veteran starting pitchers opposing each other.