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Miami Marlins players Lewis Brinson (25) Magneuris Sierra, center, and Jon Berti celebrate after the Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 8-2 in a baseball game, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Marlins win virus-delayed home opener, beat Braves 8-2

Aug. 14, 2020 11:29 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Jesus Aguilar drove in three runs, Jon Berti stole home and the NL East-leading Miami Marlins won their long-awaited, coronavirus-delayed home opener, beating the Atlanta Braves 8-2 Friday night. Miami returned to Marlins Park following a 23-day road trip, interrupted when 18 players and two...

Philadelphia Phillies' J.T. Realmuto hits a three-run home run off New York Mets pitcher Walker Lockett during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Bryce Harper's RBI in ninth lifts Phillies past Mets 6-5

Aug. 14, 2020 11:22 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper delivered another clutch hit and then waited for a video review to celebrate. Harper's RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the Philadelphia Phillies to a 6-5 victory over the New York Mets on Friday night. Roman Quinn led off the inning with a single against...

New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom winds up during the first inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins at Citi Field, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Mets scratch Jacob deGrom because of neck tightness

Aug. 14, 2020 4:00 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The New York Mets have scratched two-time NL Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom from his start against the Phillies on Friday. DeGrom says he has neck tightness, but “everything is fine structurally” and he doesn't plan to go on the injury list. The right-hander felt...

Tomas Nido homers twice to power Mets past Nationals 8-2

Aug. 13, 2020 6:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Tomas Nido had his first two-homer game as a professional, hitting a two-run shot in the fourth inning and a grand slam in the fifth to lead the New York Mets to an 8-2 win over the Washington Nationals and a split of the four-game series. Nido, who entered Thursday with five homers and 26...

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg throws during the second inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in Washington, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Nationals' Strasburg ejected for arguing - from the stands

Aug. 13, 2020 4:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A pitcher getting ejected for arguing balls and strikes — on his day off? And, from the stands? Nationals star Stephen Strasburg earned one of baseball's most unique ejections — probably ever — in the third inning of Washington's game against the New York Mets on...

New York Mets left fielder Jeff McNeil injures himself while catching a fly ball during the first inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Citi Field, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Mets' McNeil carted off vs. Nats after crash into wall

Aug. 13, 2020 3:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mets left fielder Jeff McNeil was carted off the field Thursday after crashing into the left field wall in the first inning to rob the Washington Nationals’ Asdrubal Cabrera of a two-run extra-base hit. McNeil, a natural infielder who has been manning both outfielder corners...

New York Mets' Pete Alonso (20) hits a two-run home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Pete Alonso, Dominic Smith rally Mets past Nationals 11-6

Aug. 12, 2020 11:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso and Dominic Smith had back-to-back RBI doubles in a four-run first inning and hit consecutive homers in a five-run sixth, leading the New York Mets to an 11-6 win over the Washington Nationals on Wednesday night. The fourth, fifth and sixth batters in the Mets’ lineup,...

Washington Nationals' Max Scherzer (31) delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Healthy ace Scherzer pitches Nats past Mets 2-1 for 1st win

Aug. 12, 2020 12:44 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Max Scherzer was grinding on the mound and grunting with each pitch, forced to work particularly hard just to get through the first two innings. But he also looked healthy all the while — a wonderful sign for the Washington Nationals. Scherzer showed no effects of hamstring trouble,...

New York Mets starting pitcher Marcus Stroman throws in the outfield during baseball practice at Citi Field, Thursday, July 16, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Mets' Marcus Stroman opts out of season over virus concerns

Aug. 11, 2020 3:51 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Marcus Stroman’s recovery from a torn left calf muscle was almost complete, and he was in line to possibly make his season debut for the New York Mets next week against the Miami Marlins. But the idea of traveling to one of the country’s coronavirus hot spots played a factor...

FILE - In this July 24, 2020, file photo, the entrance to Sahlen Field, home of the Toronto Blue Jays' Triple-A affiliate, in Buffalo, N.Y., is viewed. The Blue Jays will walk onto the field Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, as the host team for the first time in 2020. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes, File)

LEADING OFF: Blue Jays debut in Buffalo; Clevinger out

Aug. 11, 2020 2:07 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ NEW DIGS Baseball's nomads, the Toronto Blue Jays, finally move into their new home at Sahlen Field in Buffalo, New York, when they play the Miami Marlins. It'll be the first time this year the Blue Jays are the host team. Canada’s government...