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Lamet's lament? Rookie still not satisfied
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Even after one of the best starts of his young career, Dinelson Lamet wasn’t satisfied. The rookie right-hander continued to dominate opposing lineups in the Padres’ 8-4 victory against the Phillies on Tuesday night. Matching a career high with seven innings, Lamet held Philadelphia without a hit until the fifth inning.

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Cain returns to mound as starter in finale
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It’s no surprise Giancarlo Stanton is on fire, but so is the team he plays for. Winners of their last five, the Marlins look to extend their season-high win streak against Matt Cain and the Giants in the final of three games Wednesday at 1:10 p.m. ET at Marlins Park.

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Dodgers trade Hatcher, reinstate Segedin
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With a wealth of bullpen depth and his health an issue for much of this season, the Dodgers announced Tuesday they’ve dealt right-hander Chris Hatcher to the A’s in exchange for international amateur signing bonus pool space.

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Dodgers rally to 50 games over .500
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The Dodgers continued their historic 2017 run, using a five-run eighth inning to beat the White Sox, 6-1, on Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium, becoming the first team since the 2004 Cardinals to be 50 games over .500.

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Three Padres came up big after promotion
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Development in baseball is not linear for most players.

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LIVE Color Feed: Giants vs. Marlins
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Video highlights, Statcast info, analysis, tweets, key updates, the latest news and more from the Gameday Color Feed.

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Rockies pay tribute to Baylor in return home
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The loss of Don Baylor has been felt around baseball for almost a week, during which time the Rockies have been on the road. Now back home, the club honored the organization’s first manager prior to Monday’s series opener vs. the Braves.

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Freeland faces Braves in return from DL
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Kyle Freeland returns to the Rockies’ rotation Tuesday night against the Braves after needing just the minimum 10 days on the DL for a groin strain. Atlanta also sends out a rookie, left-hander Sean Newcomb, for his 12th start of the season but first at Coors Field.

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Arenado enters in a pinch one day after HBP
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Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado thought his left hand was broken Sunday, but it felt good enough Monday that he took dry swings and hit off a tee and against soft-toss in the Coors Field batting cage.

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Bettis leads Rox to shutout with inspiring 7 IP
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Rockies right-hander Chad Bettis wasn’t defeated by testicular cancer, and he wouldn’t let the Braves beat him Monday night. He threw seven scoreless innings, and the Rockies came through when Charlie Blackmon tripled and scored in the eighth inning for a 3-0 victory at Coors Field.

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Smile high! Bettis awes in return from cancer
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Rockies right-hander Chad Bettis — after a nine-month fight with testicular cancer — channeled a range of emotions Monday night, holding the Braves scoreless for seven innings in Colorado’s 3-0 win.

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Bats come alive late as Padres top Phillies
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Jose Pierla had a two-run single as part of a four-run sixth and Cory Spangenberg slugged his third home run in the last two games as the Padres raced past the Phillies in Monday’s opener. Rookie Rhys Hoskins slugged his first two big league home runs and Odubel Herrera extended his career-best hit streak to […]

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