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The ace of the Yankees has been plain awful so far this season. His team says it's just a rut. He insists he's healthy. So what exactly is wrong?
Buster Olney recaps all of Wednesday's MLB action, including a questionable call that helped the Cubs, a bullpen implosion by the Mets & crazy baserunning by Billy Hamilton.
Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer
The Yankees and Royals game has been postponed due to the rain. Masahiro Tanaka will now start Friday night against the A's. The Yankees and Royals will makeup the game on Sept. 25.
The Giants' defense will get deeper once the team signs Devin Taylor and Duke Ihenacho. So what will they bring to the table in New York?
Yes, the Jets are rebuilding, but youth movement or not, they need more solid, reliable players like veteran receiver Eric Decker, not fewer of them.
The Giants have a marketing machine on their hands, which serves to remind them that they'll soon have to show the receiver what he's worth to them.
Hunter Renfroe snapped an eighth-inning tie with a titanic home run, Brad Hand pitched out of a huge jam in the ninth and the San Diego Padres took advantage of a floundering New York Mets bullpen in rallying for a 6-5 victory Wednesday night.
A boy was hit by part of a flying bat at Yankee Stadium and carried from the stands during the Yankees' 3-0 victory over the Royals on Wednesday night.
Helped by a great first-inning catch that forced center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury from the game with a concussion and sprained neck, Luis Severino won for the first time in a month and led the Yankees over the Royals 3-0 on Wednesday night.
Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury left Wednesday night's game against Kansas City with a concussion and sprained neck after he banged his head into the center-field wall while catching Alcides Escobar's fly ball.
The New York Giants have agreed to deals with former Lions defensive end Devin Taylor and ex-Redskins safety Duke Ihenacho, sources said.
Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer
The Giants are also signing veteran safety Duke Ihenacho on Thursday, per source. He started 10 games last season for the Redskins.
Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer
Giants are signing DE Devin Taylor to a one-year deal, per source. He started 16 games for the Lions last year.
Injured All-Star closer Aroldis Chapman may be cleared by the New York Yankees to start a throwing program on Saturday.
Hal Childs, a former assistant general manager for the New York Knicks and public relations director for the Golden State Warriors and Seattle Mariners, has died of complications from heart disease. He was 84.
The Mets reinstated C Travis d'Arnaud (wrist) from the 10-day DL on Wednesday and placed P Tommy Milone (left knee sprain) on the 10-day DL in a corresponding roster move.
Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer
The Knicks workout today included Iowa State's Deonte Burton, Kentucky's Bam Adebayo, Purdue's Caleb Swanigan and LSU's Antonio Blakeney today, ESPN has learned. Kentucky's Hamidou Diallo was supposed to work out but pulled out. Diallo is reportedly deciding on whether or not to stay in the draft. One detail from the workout: Burton, who scouts see as having the upside of a Jae Crowder-type defender, said that he felt very comfortable in the Knicks' triangle offense and the free-flow setting of the offense.
Mets RF Jay Bruce (back) is not in Wednesday's lineup vs. the Padres. Curtis Granderson is starting in his place and batting sixth against Jarred Cosart.
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