Mike Minor’s inconsistency has left the Atlanta Braves wondering what they’re going to see from start to start.
While he earned the win in his final start before the All-Star break, the Atlanta Braves’ Julio Teheran hasn’t been at his best of late.
Henderson Alvarez expects to make his next start despite limping off the field Saturday after being hit in the left shin by Joe Panik’s grounder.
Tim Lincecum has had no trouble keeping things in perspective during his most dominant stretch in four seasons.
Jacob deGrom had a tiebreaking single and again shut down the Marlins with seven impressive innings, David Wright doubled twice and drove in two runs, and the New York Mets completed a three-game sweep of Miamiwith a 9-1 victory on Sunday.
Jacob deGrom’s last outing may have brought back memories of the first time he faced the Miami Marlins. The rookie starter earned his first home win his last time on the mound and will try to help the New York Mets complete a three-game sweep of Miami on Sunday at Citi Field.
The Miami Marlins had no offense, except for one big swing. And that was enough to spoil a brilliant Arizona debut by Vidal Nuno.
The Miami Marlins season has gone through several ups and downs and as the team approaches the All-Star break they find themselves three games below .500 and six games behind first place Atlanta in the NL East (as of July 8).
David Peralta was impressing the Arizona Diamondbacks so much at the Double-A level that they decided to promote him to the big club June 1. He’s surpassed any expectations heaped upon him thus far.
David Peralta opened eyes in spring training with his aggressiveness and all-out style. When he continued to have success in the minors, the Arizona Diamondbacks brought him up from Double-A Mobile for a shot at the major leagues.