Moving the former QB up despite a .222 average might seem like a reach, but it's the closest thing to a success story the franchise can claim.
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Which teams got better and which teams got worse after a busy week of deals and drafts? Hint: The newest team came out on top, and an Original Six side took major hits.
Rene Rivera homered twice, Rafael Montero pitched into the sixth inning in a spot start and the New York Mets swept the sliding San Francisco Giants with an 8-2 victory on Sunday.
In ranking immediate impact, Kevin Pelton places Frank Ntilikina slightly below the native Belgian's draft slot.
Conforto exits after HBP
New York Mets OF Michael Conforto left Sunday's game in the sixth inning after being hit on the left wrist with a fastball from Giants P Matt Moore. Brandon Nimmo replaced Conforto in left field.
Adrian Beltre, Shin-Soo Choo and Drew Robinson each homered off Michael Pineda to build a seven-run lead, and the Texas Rangers held on to beat the New York Yankees 7-6 on Sunday.
Pineda pushed around
Yankees P Michael Pineda had his stretch of home dominance come to an end Sunday as the Rangers tagged him for seven earned runs in four innings during a 7-6 loss.
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René Rivera's 1st career multi-HR game notched a major-league milestone: FROM ELIAS: This is the 27th consecutive day on which at least 1 MLB player had a multi-HR game, the longest such streak in MLB history. The previous record was 26 consecutive days, from May 27 to June 21, 1999.
El toletero de los Yankees no para de dar palos, Yasiel Puig otra vez con problemas y Boston retira el número de David Ortiz, estos y otros temas ocupan una posición en la bitácora de ESPN.
Yankees outfielder Aaron Hicks will be placed on the disabled list after he injured himself during a check swing in the first inning Sunday.
Entering the season, it appeared the bullpen would be the Yankees' greatest weapon. But the acceleration of the team's youth movement has stolen the spotlight.
Tim Tebow has been promoted by the Mets from low-A ball to St. Lucie of the high-A league after he batted .222 with three home runs, 23 RBIs and 69 strikeouts in 212 at-bats for the Columbia Fireflies.
Jorge Posada peppered line drives around the Yankee Stadium outfield, first from the left side, and then the right.
Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer
Jason Williams was down for several minutes with an injury at the BIG3 game. He's limping off the court. Unfortunate.
Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer
Big crowd outside of the Barclays Center before the opener for Ice Cube's Big3 3-on-3 league:
Judge closing in on Joltin' Joe's record
Aaron Judge is on pace for 58 home runs this year, which would double Joe DiMaggio's current Yankees record for homers by a rookie in a single season.
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