National League

Myers' near-homer ruled a double
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The Padres came inches short of scoring Tuesday night. Ask manager Andy Green, and it was an interpretation of the rules that kept them off the board.

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Chacin's quality start not enough vs. Braves
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Sean Newcomb pitched six scoreless frames and struck out a career-high eight Padres Tuesday night, sending the Braves to a series-opening 3-0 victory at Petco Park, their ninth straight against San Diego.

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Scherzer dominates on mound and at plate
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The Nationals exploited a Cubs weakness and ran wild on the basepaths Tuesday night, setting a Nats record, and tying the franchise mark, with seven stolen bases to add another dimension to their top-ranked offense. Washington’s running game combined with another strong performance from Max Scherzer led the Nats to a 6-1 victory in a […]

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Ex-Mets pitcher Young passes away at 51
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Anthony Young, a beloved Mets pitcher best known for losing a Major League record 27 consecutive games, passed away Tuesday following a battle with brain cancer. He was 51.

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Tebow's St. Lucie debut pushed back by rain
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Tim Tebow took the latest step in his baseball career like every other one he has taken since he started in September on the back fields of the Mets’ training complex on Florida’s Treasure Coast — in stride.

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Ichi-pro! Vet's pinch-hit finds hole, sinks Mets
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There was nothing flashy about Ichiro Suzuki’s 3,051th MLB hit, other than the placement and perfect timing. The slapped pinch-hit single through the hole at short in the seventh inning drove in the go-ahead run in the Marlins’ 6-3 win over the Mets on Tuesday night at Marlins Park.

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After Hech deal, Riddle starts to reward faith
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JT Riddle didn’t waste much time showing the Marlins’ front office it was right to entrust him with the starting shortstop job. A day after Adeiny Hechavarria was traded to the Rays, Riddle collected two hits, reached base three times and made a crucial defensive play in Miami’s 6-3 win over the Mets on Tuesday […]

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Hwang headed to Majors to join Giants
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The Giants will again tap their supply of Triple-A reinforcements when they officially purchase the contract of infielder Jae-Gyun Hwang on Wednesday.

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Giants top Draft pick Ramos eager to advance
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Heliot Ramos, the Giants’ first-round selection in the recent MLB Draft, toured AT&T Park on Tuesday. He expects to be back before too long. Ramos, touted as a five-tool talent, said he hopes to reach the Major Leagues in two or three years.

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Blach hopes to rediscover form vs. Rockies
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Making his first career start at AT&T Park, Rockies starter Kyle Freeland takes the mound Wednesday looking to continue his success in June. On the flip side, Giants starter Ty Blach hopes to end June how it began.

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Span-tastic: Giants walk off in 14th
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Denard Span’s single to right field scored Gorkys Hernandez to break a 14th-inning tie Tuesday night and lift the San Francisco Giants to a 4-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies. It marked the first time since May 27-28 that the Giants won back-to-back games.

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Hitting aside, Gearrin delivers big for Giants
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Cory Gearrin had a chance to win the game when he batted in the 14th inning Tuesday but struck out swinging at three pitches. Denard Span won the game a batter later after Gearrin had delivered three innings of two-hit ball.

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