Matthew Cerrone | Snapchat | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | About Me Bartolo Colon allowed seven runs Monday night as the Marlins beat the Mets, 7-3, during Miami's first game since the death of their 24-year-old ace Jose Fernandez. The Mets entered the game needing to need as many of the six games left in the season as they fight to outlast the Giants and Cardinals for the NL Wild Card. And yet, given what the Marlins experienced during the last 48 hours, I can easily accept the Mets losing in Miami last night. It felt like the right thing to do... The night was full of emotions, and both sides did an admirable job fighting through... "He respected the game. That's why he played it like he
ESPN’s Keith Law reports the Twins have hired Derek Falvey as their new president of baseball operations. Falvey has been the Indians assistant general manager for the past year after spending a decade with the organization. He’s only 32 and he’s analytically-inclined. Which, given that the Twins front office has been particularly young or analytically-inclined, should be a pretty major change of pace. The Twins’ longtime general manager, Terry Ryan, was fired in July. The club lost its 100th game yesterday, marking only the second time since the franchise moved to Minnesota that it has lost that many games.
Joaquin Benoit and Corey Kluber suffered injuries earlier in the evening and now it appears that Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos has suffered an apparent right knee injury. Ramos leaped to grab the ball and came down awkwardly, as MASN’s Dan Kolko describes. Ramos clutched and pointed at his right knee.