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Nationals 5, Mets 0: Mets Lose Third Straight on a Dreary, Rain-Soaked Night

NY Times: Bats (JAMES WAGNER) — With Matt Harvey unable to return after a rain delay of more than an hour in the fourth inning, the bullpen could not hold the Nationals at bay.
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Rangers 7, Yankees 1: Carlos Beltran Is Injured as Rangers Rout Yankees

NY Times: Bats (SETH BERKMAN) — Beltran, the Yankees’ home run leader, left with a hamstring injury, and Alex Rodriguez, hoping to prove he is worthy of more playing time, went 0 for 3.
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Exasperated Yankees Lament a Long, Losing Night

NY Times: Bats (SETH BERKMAN) — Manager Joe Girardi was in no mood to talk about Monday night’s game against the Rangers, which ended at 2:45 a.m. after a long rain delay.
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Mets Exercise Patience as Matz and Syndergaard Deal With Elbow Spurs

NY Times: Bats (JAMES WAGNER) — General Manager Sandy Alderson said doctors assured him that neither Steven Matz nor Noah Syndergaard would be compromised by pitching with the spurs.
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Padres outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. follows up 462-foot homer with homer robbery

ESPN: MLB An inning after hitting a 462-foot homer, the Padres outfielder took one away.
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Fantasy baseball daily notes for June 29 - MLB matchups

ESPN: MLB Todd Zola guides you through Wednesday's pitching and hitting matchups, and tells you the top options to target.
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Ian Desmond makes fantastic catch, does the opposite on next play

Yahoo.com: Big League Stew (Liz Roscher) — Baseball is a funny game. From play to play, anything can happen. Just because you make a heroic play doesn't mean you're immune to doing something embarrassing later in the game. Or, if you're Texas Rangers center fielder Ian Desmond, it doesn't mean you're immune to doing something embarrassing on the very next play. This is a tale of two plays, both which happened in the bottom of the...
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Mike Trout takes a Jose Altuve-style tumble over second base

Yahoo.com: Big League Stew (Liz Roscher) — Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout and Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve may not look anything alike, but they're brothers now. They're brothers for life after Trout tripped over second base on Monday while legging out a triple, just like Altuve did on Saturday. And he did it right in front of Altuve. Their bonding actually started before the game between the Angels and...
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Pirates pitcher Tyler Glasnow jumps to No. 1 in fantasy prospect rankings - MLB

$ESPN: MLB Insider Tommy Rancel updates his fantasy prospect rankings, with Pirates right-handed pitcher Tyler Glasnow surging into the top spot. He's allowed one run on five hits in his last 28 innings.
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Examining the value of Washington Nationals pitcher Lucas Giolito in fantasy baseball for 2016 and beyond - MLB

$ESPN: MLB Insider The Nationals have called up top prospect Lucas Giolito to make his major-league debut Tuesday against the Mets. Is he a fantasy-worthy starter from the drop? Tommy Rancel breaks it down.
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Rangers 9, Yankees 6: Yankees Wait, and Wait, and Wait, and Then Lose

NY Times: Bats (SETH BERKMAN) — The ninth inning was interrupted by a three-and-a-half-hour rain delay before the Rangers rallied with four runs and won, 9-6.
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Noah Syndergaard denies reports he has bone spur after short start

Yahoo.com: Big League Stew (Chris Cwik) — Welcome to The Walk Off , the nightly MLB recap from Big League Stew. Here we'll look at the top performers of the night, show you a must-see highlight and rundown the scoreboard. First, we start with a game you need to know about.   The New York Mets have some pitcher drama, but this time it doesn't involve Matt Harvey. After struggling during an 11-4 loss against the Washington...
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Punches thrown after brawl breaks out during minor-league game

Yahoo.com: Big League Stew (Chris Cwik) — Relievers tend to miss out on the action during a baseball brawl. Unless they are responsible for throwing the pitch that sparked the brawl, it's pretty rare that you see them throw any punches. By the time the bullpen reaches the action, things have calmed down. Normally, relievers are crucial peacekeepers.  That wasn't the case during Monday's game between the New Orleans Zephyrs and the...
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Nationals 11, Mets 4: Noah Syndergaard Exits Early, Putting Mets on Alert

NY Times: Bats (JAMES WAGNER) — A pedestrian Mets offense staked Syndergaard to an early four-run lead, but he gave up a season-high five runs and left after the third inning.
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Alex Rodriguez Takes a Seat Again as the Yankees Cite His Anemic Numbers

NY Times: Bats (SETH BERKMAN) — General Manager Brian Cashman pointed to Rodriguez’s poor performance against right-handed pitching and said he wants to see the Yankees contend before the trade deadline.
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