Heading into Wednesday night, Reds rookie outfielder Phillip Ervin had three call ups and no hits in the big leagues on his resume. In less than 24 hours, Ervin’s statistical line dramatically changed.
With Francisco Cervelli unable to start Thursday night at PNC Park, the Pirates placed the veteran catcher on the disabled list due to left wrist inflammation and recalled infielder Max Moroff from Triple-A Indianapolis to reshape their bench.
It seems more and more likely that Phillies center fielder Odubel Herrera is headed to the 10-day disabled list. He did not start for the third consecutive game Thursday night against the Giants at AT&T Park. He continues to feel soreness in his left hamstring.
The Giants’ outfield of Jarrett Parker, Denard Span and Hunter Pence combined to generate most of the club’s offense Thursday night in a 5-4 victory over the Phillies that opened a four-game series.
For seven seasons, Craig Stammen felt at home in the Nationals’ clubhouse. It didn’t take long for the veteran right-hander to begin feeling the same way in San Diego.
Max Scherzer looks to continue his National League Cy Young Award campaign, while Luis Perdomo tries to find his groove, when the Nationals continue their series against the Padres on Friday at Petco Park.
Ryan Zimmerman’s opposite-field homer broke an eighth-inning tie Thursday night, sending the Nationals to a 2-1, series-opening victory over the Padres at Petco Park.
Edwin Jackson has been with 12 Major League teams, but the Nationals are the first he’s played for twice. For Jackson, a rare sense of familiarity is paying off.
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David Samson, the Miami Marlins’ president for the past 16 seasons, is not being retained by the new ownership group that has reached an agreement to purchase the club.
First baseman Brandon Belt, who was diagnosed with a concussion earlier this month, will begin cardio activity Friday, manager Bruce Bochy said before the Giants opened a four-game set Thursday against the Phillies.