Taijuan Walker exits start vs. Braves after 2 innings

Taijuan Walker exits start vs.  Braves after 2 innings

ATLANTA — A manageable rotation situation took a potentially darker turn on Tuesday for the Mets, who lost Taijuan Walker to back spasms after two innings of a 5-0 loss to the Braves at Truist Park. The issue occurred less than 24 hours after fellow rotation member Carlos Carrasco strained his left oblique, knocking him … Read more

Jose Barrero hits 1st two career home runs to beat Brewers

Jose Barrero hits 1st two career home runs to beat Brewers

MILWAUKEE — Batting practice was optional for Reds hitters before Saturday’s game against the Brewers. But the pregame schedule had carved out extra time for young shortstop Jose Barrero and hitting coach Alan Zinter to work together, one-on-one, on the field and in the cages. “It’s unbelievable. To have this come up today just feels … Read more