Pete Alonso, New York Mets unhappy after sudden coaching staff shakeup — NEW YORK — Pete Alonso and Francisco Lindor learned from phone messages that the New York Mets had fired hitting coach Chili Davis and assistant Tom Slater, a move that left players unhappy.
Tim Healey / Newsday:
Mets ace Jacob deGrom scratched with right lat inflammation Tuesday vs. Cardinals, then game gets rained out — ST. LOUIS — A chaotic 24 hours for the Mets became even more so Tuesday when they scratched ace Jacob deGrom from his start against the Cardinals because of right lat inflammation.
New York Mets, struggling to score, fire hitting coaches — NEW YORK — Less than five weeks into the season, the New York Mets are making significant changes. — The scuffling Mets fired hitting coach Chili Davis and assistant hitting coach Tom Slater on Monday night following a 6-5 loss …
Chris McShane / Amazin' Avenue: Mets fire Chili Davis and Tom Slater, name Hugh Quattlebaum new hitting coach
Deesha Thosar / New York Daily News:
Mets win another ridiculous game over Phillies
Mets win another ridiculous game over Phillies
ESPN: Overturned home run call, beleaguered bullpen close night to forget for Philadelphia Phillies in dramatic loss to New York Mets
Justin Toscano / NorthJersey.com: NY Mets escape Philly with wild win after Rhys Hoskins' home run is overturned
Bob McGinn / The Athletic:
Packers' draft class might not help much in 2021, but has plenty of future upside — No analysis of the Green Bay Packers' 2021 draft would be complete without first examining the team's rift with quarterback Aaron Rodgers. — My reporting confirms that of ESPN's Adam Schefter …
Curtis Crabtree / ProFootballTalk: John Kuhn says Aaron Rodgers trying to take destiny into his own hands
Rick Morrissey / Chicago Sun-Times: Wait, what? Green Bay a place of quarterback turmoil and Chicago one of QB bliss?
Jimmy Traina / Sports Illustrated: Aaron Rodgers Reportedly Mocked Packers GM in Group Texts With Insulting Nickname: TRAINA THOUGHTS
Zach Kruse / Packers Wire: Report: Aaron Rodgers has mocked Packers GM Brian Gutekunst in group texts
Chet Gresham / DraftKings Nation: Report: Aaron Rodgers mocked GM Gutekunst in group texts with Jerry Krause reference
Doug Farrar / Touchdown Wire: Why Aaron Rodgers' Brian Gutekunst/Jerry Krause comparison is bad news for the Packers
John Sigler / Saints Wire: Brett Favre joked to Aaron Rodgers: ‘Am I going to see you playing for the Saints?’
Brett Taylor Chicago Bears / Bleacher Nation: Aaron Rodgers Has Reportedly Mocked His GM By Referring to Him as “Jerry Krause”
Jeff Passan / ESPN:
This Month in Baseball: Mike Trout's best start ever, a star outshining him and record MLB strikeout rates — Welcome to This Month in Baseball, your recap of the first 30 days of the 2021 MLB season, covering the good, the bad, the highs, the lows and everything in between.
Ken Rosenthal / The Athletic: Tony La Russa, under scrutiny, justified some of his critics' skepticism in April
Brett Taylor / Bleacher Nation: Tony La Russa Made His Closer Run the Bases in the 10th Inning Because He Didn't Know the Rules
Vinnie Duber / MLB Baseball News, Scores …: White Sox MVP José Abreu: Tony La Russa treated unfairly at times
Joon Lee / ESPN:
‘New York never forgets’: Yankees fans come out in full force to jeer Astros — Horse- Boxing- CFL- Chalk- NCAA- Cricket- F1- Golf- NASCAR- NBA G League- NCAAF- NCAAM- NCAAW- Olympic Sports- Racing- RN BB- RN FB- Rugby- Tennis- WNBA- WWE- X Games — New York Yankees fans bring inflatable trash cans …
Jenna Ciccotelli / Bleacher Report: Video: Yankees Fans Chant ‘F—k Altuve’ in Astros' 1st Trip to NY Since Scandal
Justin Leger / NBCSports.com: Alex Cora reacts to Yankees fans harshly booing Astros
David Schoenfield / ESPN:
Where does Atlanta Braves pitcher Huascar Ynoa's big night rank among other pitchers who rake? — If only all these position players could hit as well as Atlanta Braves pitcher Huascar Ynoa, we wouldn't be hyperventilating about the feeble state of batting averages across the major leagues.
Lynn Worthy / Kansas City Star:
Kansas City Royals score a run after umpire Angel Hernandez is ‘blinded’ by scoreboard — The Kansas City Royals jumped out to a three-run lead before the Cleveland Indians rallied to score the final seven of the game on Tuesday night. — However, the play that led to the game's second …
Mollie Walker / New York Post: Angel Hernandez ‘blinded by scoreboard’ in worst MLB ump's latest blunder
Charles Curtis / USA Today: Umpire Angel Hernandez admits he ‘basically guessed’ on a bizarre call after losing ball in lights
White Sox's Robert could miss rest of year with hip injury — CHICAGO (AP) — Luis Robert couldn't put any weight on his right leg as he was helped off the field Sunday. A day later, the news was no less painful for the White Sox or their promising young center fielder.
Discussion: USA Today
Jeff Wilson / Fort Worth Star-Telegram:
Texas Rangers' late offensive spark not enough to overcome sloppy outfield defense — The COVID-19 pandemic is still a thing, and because it is media isn't allowed in MLB clubhouses just yet. — It's all Zoom all the time, unless a reporter has some players' phone numbers …
Jordan McPherson / Miami Herald:
Miami Marlins' long road trip ends on low note after being swept by Nationals — Trevor Rogers knew the mistake he made as soon as the ball left Ryan Zimmerman's bat in the third inning. He was trying to get a 96.7 mph fastball high and inside — one of his strengths. The ball leaked toward the heart of the plate.
Discussion: Federal Baseball
Patrick Reddington / Federal Baseball: Washington Nationals' Ryan Zimmerman ready when needed; still swinging it...
Albert Breer / Sports Illustrated:
MMQB: Justin Fields, Trey Lance, Aaron Rodgers and Inside the Biggest Stories on Draft Night — Why the Bears traded up, how the 49ers decided and what the Packers' GM plans to do now. Plus, takeaways on Mac Jones, Davis Mills, DeVonta Smith and many more leftovers from the draft.
Acme Packing Company: Tuesday Cheese Curds: Packers willing to extend Rodgers; draft picks' connections abound
Brandon Lee Gowton / Bleeding Green Nation: The Linc - Two things that make DeVonta Smith different
John Sigler / Saints Wire: Report: Saints would have had to trade 3 first rounders to get into top 10
Gordon Wittenmyer / NBCSports.com:
Strop takes personal leave, return to Cubs uncertain — Popular Cubs reliever Pedro Strop has taken a leave of absence from the team for personal reasons. — He posted an Instagram story Sunday showing him at home in the Dominican Republic. It's unclear when he might return.
From the Corner of Edgar & Dave:
Mariners Recall RHP Erik Swanson From Alternate Training Site — RHP Casey Sadler placed on 10-day Injured List with right shoulder inflammation (retro. May 1). — MarinersPR — SEATTLE, Wash. — Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager of Baseball Operations Jerry …