The Miami Marlins' latest homestand ended with their new ballpark still standing, despite Giancarlo Stanton blasting home runs off it.
Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia left Monday's game with a jammed right thumb. Pedroia apparently was injured while diving for Danny Worth's grounder at the end of the fifth inning against the Detroit Tigers. He was replaced by Nick Punto. Pedroia was batting .294 with five homers and 20 RBI.
Taking batting practice and infield practice are rituals in baseball.
The aches and pains are mounting for the New York Mets again.
Standing in the Nationals' clubhouse after a 3-2 extra-innings win over the Miami Marlins, shortstop Ian Desmond wore a shirt that read "Better Every Day."
A year ago, it was the Philadelphia Phillies, and then the rest of the National League. Everyone was picking Roy Halladay and Co. to win the pennant.
Previewing the National League.
Jose Reyes stepped into the on-deck circle, turned toward the New York Mets' dugout and bowed.
Washington Nationals pitching coach Steve McCatty will tell you that he's nervous when any of his pitchers are on the mound. The thin line that separates a healthy pitcher from one with a serious injury is the tightrope they walk night in and night out.