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Rays Protect Five Players From Rule 5 Draft

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The Rays stared down their annual dilemma as Tuesday’s reserve list deadline approached, needing to protect a small horde of talented prospects from the Rule 5 Draft but lacking the 40-man roster space to keep them all. Tampa Bay’s front office worked through the roster crunch by doing a little bit of everything. The Rays traded from their Major League roster, their big league depth and their class of Rule 5-eligible prospects, then designated three players for assignment — including recent rotation mainstay Ryan Yarbrough — to make room for the addition of five prospects: notably , right-handed starter Taj Bradley and slugging infielder Curtis Mead alongside Osleivis Basabe, Greg Jones and Colby White.

The Top 27 Mets All-Time Home Run Leaders

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Where does Pete Alonso rank on the Mets' all-time home run list after another 40 homers in 2022?

Single-Season Mets Home Run Leaders: The Top 31

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The most powerful seasons in Mets history, along with videos to enjoy for each slugger.

Mets Morning News: Mets drop series finale in Atlanta, open series in Philadelphia tonight

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The Mets lost one of their more frustrating games of the 2022 season, as Jacob deGrom had a very good start, but the team squandered some great opportunities at the plate and allowed the Braves’ go-ahead run to score from first base on a weakly-hit single to center field. The upside is that the Mets still have a 3.5-game lead in the National League East despite having dropped three of four games in the series in Atlanta. Choose your recap: Amazin’ Avenue, Faith and Fear in Flushing, New York Daily News, New York Post Taijuan Walker, who left his start in Atlanta after just two innings because of back spasms, got relatively good news about the injury and might be able to make his scheduled start on Sunday if he’s feeling 100%. If Walker cannot make the start on Sunday, it’s possible that pitching prospect Jose Butto would get the call for the game. He was removed from his Syracuse start after just one inning last night. With the injuries the Mets have suffered this week, Deesha Thosar writes that Max Scherzer and Jacob deGrom need to carry the Mets.

Cincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates 9/28/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

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Cincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates 9/28/2022 Picks Predictions Previews The Cincinnati Reds will go against the Pittsburgh Pirates in MLB action in PNC Park, PA, on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, at 12:35 PM ET. In both baseball and the National League, the Pittsburgh Pirates had the second-worst performance. Even before they moved away a number of players before the trade deadline, the season was already a loss. They dropped to the basement of the NL Central going into this series after losing 9 of their previous 10 games. They rank 29th in batting average, 27th in runs scored, and 17th in home runs. On Wednesday, Bryse Wilson will start for the Pirates. Wilson, a right-hander, had 23 total appearances and 19 starts this season, going 3-9 with a 5.95 ERA. In 104.1 innings thrown, he walked 29 times and struck out 72 times. The Pirates’ 4.70 team ERA places them 26th in the league. The Pirates’ bullpen has the worst ERA in the majors, at 4.84. The total went UNDER in 9 of Cincinnati’s last 11 matches. The Cincinnati Reds are 1-5 SU in their previous 6 matches. Cincinnati is 0-6 SU in their last 6 matches against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

How Carlos Carrasco is Serving as Key Piece in New York Mets' Rotation

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In his second year in Queens, right-hander Carlos Carrasco is giving the Mets what they thought they were getting when they acquired him from Cleveland with Francisco Lindor prior to the 2021 season. On Monday night in San Diego, Carrasco was in vintage form, as he struck out 10 Padres and scattered just two runs on five hits across seven strong innings. "That was my goal, to get six-plus innings," Carrasco said. "And I was able to give them seven." With the outing, Carrasco has a solid 3.52 ERA and his seven wins are tied with Dodgers starter Tyler Anderson for the MLB lead. Carrasco had a rough go about in his first year with the Mets. After missing the first half of the season with a torn hamstring, Carrasco debuted with New York on July 30 and started 12 games the rest of the way. NFL's live broadcast of the football game consisting of sounds, images, or both, was being fixed. simultaneously with its transmission.

College Football's Best Players Not Taken in the 2022 NFL Draft

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With the 2022 NFL Draft officially in the books, it’s time to look back and see which of college football’s biggest stars went undrafted. Whether it was a concern about size, overall talent, an injury, how a player will transition from scheme or handle the jump to the NFL, a handful of stars from the previous college football season did not hear their name called over the three-day event.

Retaliation question facing Mets after multiple Nationals’ beaning's

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Feeling forced to defend wrongdoing in the interest of supporting teammates sits somewhere near the top of Buck Showalter’s list of annoyances from 45 years in pro baseball. Showalter mentioned this pet peeve twice on the second day of his first regular season as Mets manager — once after Pete Alonso was left with swollen lips and a bloodied mouth in the opener and once more hours later, after Francisco Lindor needed X-rays and a concussion test. Both Mets stars were drilled with pitches near the face in back-to-back games, and it was clear entering Saturday’s series continuation where Showalter stood on Nationals’ pitchers throwing up and inside.

The front office has a tough Travis Jankowski decision looming

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Travis Jankowski has made the most of his playing time with the New York Mets. The 27th or 28th man on the roster depending on how you look at it, he is getting opportunities to start in the absence of Mark Canha and Brandon Nimmo. So far this season, the speedy outfielder has gone 5 for 10 at the plate. Sure, they’re all singles. But with his ability to run and play steady defense, he isn’t a half-bad fifth outfielder to carry on the roster.

Mets DFA Corey Oswalt

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