Latest NL East News

Escobar, Peterson lead Mets past Rangers 4-3

Jul. 01, 2022 23:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Eduardo Escobar hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer, expectant father David Peterson tied a career high with 10 strikeouts in six innings and the New York Mets beat the Texas Rangers 4-3 Friday night to stop a season-high three-game losing streak. Mark Canha hit a...

Fried wins 8th in row, Riley homers, Braves rout Reds 9-1

Jul. 01, 2022 22:54 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Max Fried is making his case for an All Star Game roster spot along with a bunch of his teammates. Fried won his eighth straight decision following a loss in his first two outings, allowing one run over seven innings in Atlanta Braves' 9-1 rout of the woeful...

Hall, Hoskins homer, lead Phillies past Arenado, Cardinals

Jul. 01, 2022 22:27 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Darick Hall’s tiebreaking home run was his third homer since being called up, and Rhys Hoskins went deep to add an insurance run, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 5-3 win over Nolan Arenado and the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night. Hall broke a 3-all...

Anderson HRs, Marlins win 6-3 for 9th win in 10 vs Nats

Jul. 01, 2022 22:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Brian Anderson homered, and the Miami Marlins beat Washington 6-3 on Friday night for their ninth win in 10 games against the Nationals this season. Miami, fourth in the NL East, is 26-39 against teams other the last-place Nationals. Jon Berti stole...

Marlins part ways with Denbo, one of Jeter's first hires

Jul. 01, 2022 17:51 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Derek Jeter's first significant hire when he was leading the Miami Marlins is no longer with the club. The Marlins said they parted ways with Gary Denbo, who had been the team's vice president of player development and scouting. The move happened earlier this week. ...

Mets' Max Scherzer to return from IL Tuesday vs. Reds

Jul. 01, 2022 17:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Max Scherzer is scheduled to return to the New York Mets’ rotation Tuesday in Cincinnati after missing over a month with a strained left oblique muscle. Scherzer, a three-time Cy Young Award winner, has been sidelined since straining his oblique while pitching...

Aaron Judge, Ronald Acuña Jr. elected MLB All-Star starters

Jul. 01, 2022 13:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge and Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr. were elected Thursday to start in the July 19 All-Star Game at Dodger Stadium. The pair were chosen under new rules that give starting spots to the top vote-getter in each league in the...

Schwarber, Hall help Phillies rout Braves 14-4

Jun. 30, 2022 22:01 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kyle Schwarber finished off the month with another June homer, Darick Hall went deep twice and the Philadelphia Phillies avoided a three-game sweep with a 14-4 rout of the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night. Rhys Hoskins and Nick Castellanos also homered for the...

Astros beat Yanks again, Bregman's 2-run double keys 2-1 win

Jun. 30, 2022 21:57 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros wrapped up a stretch of nine straight games against New York teams Thursday night with another win over the New York Yankees. Alex Bregman hit a two-run double early and the Astros held on for the 2-1 victory. Houston went 3-2...

Ex-agent: Braves fostering 'false narrative' about Freeman

Jun. 30, 2022 21:53 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The former agent of Los Angeles Dodgers star Freddie Freeman says the Braves are presenting a “false narrative” about the first baseman's parting with Atlanta in March. “I will not stand by as the circumstances surrounding Freddie Freeman’s departure from...