The Nationals have picked up general manager Mike Rizzo's option for 2014, according to a baseball source. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The two parties are working on an extension beyond next season.
Rick Camp, who spent nine years with the Braves, died on Thursday, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He was 59.
When they left Spring Training, last rites were being written about the Yankees as a contender in the tough American League East. Instead, manager Joe Girardi's makeshift lineup has been one of the season's biggest surprises.
Dodgers manager Don Mattingly Thursday morning said he didn't have a day for the start of Hanley Ramirez's injury rehab assignment, but Ramirez tweeted a big hint an hour later.
It is unfair to compare rising stars to legends of the past, but Matt Harvey has some Mets fans thinking back to the glory days of Tom Seaver.