Rendon comes through in pinch
Make it nine victories in a row. Anthony Rendon, who was scheduled to have a day off, came to the plate as a pinch-hitter and singled home the game-winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning to help the Nationals edge the D-backs, 3-2, at Nationals Park on Wednesday night.
The Post Game
How MLB's Best Pinch-Hitters Prepare To Thrive In Their Limited Opportunities
The veteran outfielder had just begun to stretch when he learned he would be pinch-hitting for Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija to lead off the sixth inning of a game against the Brewers in May 2012.
Depth comes through as Syracuse Chiefs open series with 4-1 win over Louisville
For the most part, good baseball teams like the Syracuse Chiefs move into position to win a pennant by getting year-long results from their younger prospects.
Nationals call up RHP Taylor Hill, Designate Greg Dobbs for assignment
The Washington Nationals needed help in the bullpen after last night's 16-inning marathon in Milwaukee, and this afternoon they announced that 25-year-old right-hander Taylor Hill was being called up from Triple-A to provide some support.
MLB Rumors: More Moves Coming for Marlins?
Nov 2, 2012; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Marlins vice president & general manager Michael Hill listens as Marlins new manager Mike Redmond fields questions during a press conference at Marlins Park.