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Mets put struggling Matt Harvey on DL with shoulder discomfort

Struggling pitcher Matt Harvey was placed on the disabled list Wednesday by the New York Mets because of right shoulder discomfort. The team announced the move in a news release after reporters had left the clubhouse following New York's 4-2 victory over the Miami Marlins. Harvey was put on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Tuesday. (Associated Press)

Why Yankees' Andrew Miller was easy All-Star Game choice

Andrew Miller has been a premier closer for at least three years. Now he's an All-Star. On Tuesday, Major League Baseball announced the Yankees' 31-year-old lefty would be a member of the American League's squad in the All-Star Game at Petco Field on July 11. (NJ.com)

For Mets' Matt Harvey, it's 'back to drawing board'

Mets' starter Matt Harvey allowed five earned runs in 3.2 innings Monday at Citi Field, his second-worst start of the season, and it was bad enough for his manager to say that it's "back to the drawing board" for the once-ace. "(His) command wasn't good, lot of balls in the middle of the plate, couldn't make his pitch, didn't have the ate life that we normally see," Terry Collins said afterward. (NJ.com)

Tar Heel Top 25 Wins in 2015-16: No. 20-No. 16

No. 17: No. 13 Carolina 15, No. 2 South Carolina 0 - Baseball, April 13, 2016: The Tar Heels put it all together in one of its highest-profile games of the year, smashing border rival South Carolina 15-0 at Charlotte's BB&T Ballpark in front of the largest crowd ever to watch a regular-season game in the Tar Heel state. (GoHeels.com)

Andrew Miller told by Yankees he will not be traded

Yankees reliever Andrew Miller has a heartbeat so he's well-aware of the trade rumors that have been flying about him in recent weeks, every one of them unsubstantiated. "I'm human," Miller told MLB.com in the clubhouse before Sunday's closing of a three-game series against the Padres at Petco Park. (MLB.com)

Summer Baseball Dispatches: J.B. Bukauskas

J.B. Bukauskas: "My time in the Cape playing with and against my Tar Heel teammates was a blast but it was cut short due to an invitation to play for the United States Collegiate National Team. We are currently preparing to play Chinese Taipei in Taiwan. The experience has been incredible and I am looking forward to the rest of the tour in Japan and Cuba." (GoHeels.com)

G-Braves' Rob Wooten spotless in combined no-hitter

Two days ago, Rob Wooten, a veteran of 300 Minor League appearances, found out he would be making his second career start. Little did he know, it would wind up in the history books. Wooten combined with Matt Marksberry and Jose Ramirez for a no-hitter Thursday night as Triple-A Gwinnett shut out Louisville, 3-0, at Louisville Slugger Field. (MILB.com)

Omaha memories

I was lucky enough to work with Jones Angell on the Tar Heel Sports Network radio team for five Tar Heel trips to the College World Series. We saw a lot of great games (and some devastating defeats). But when I think about Omaha memories, these are some of the first ones that come to mind. (Adam Lucas)

Lengthy rain delay cuts short Matt Harvey's 'outstanding' start vs. Nationals

Manager Terry Collins said Matt Harvey felt the best he had all season, yet the Mets right-hander lasted only 3.2 innings after an 85-minute rain delay forced him from his start against the Washington Nationals Tuesday. (NJ.com)

UNC Diamond Heels Summer Update

Several Tar Heels find themselves spending the summer in picturesque Cape Cod, in the most prestigious of the collegiate wood bat leagues. Junior J.B. Bukauskas spent the beginning of his summer with Chatham, where he recorded a 3.72 ERA with 17 strikeouts in two appearances, prior to reporting to camp with Team USA’s Collegiate National Team. (Tar Heel Blog)

Summer Baseball Dispatches: Brian Miller

Brian Miller: "I hope everyone is enjoying their summers so far! I'm fortunate enough to be playing in the Cape Cod League for the Orleans Firebirds. It's been a lot of fun so far, the weather is perfect (no where near as humid as NC), and I'm getting the opportunity to play with some of the best players in the country. Up here with me are other Tar Heels as well." (GoHeels.com)

Mariners Catcher Chris Iannetta finds passion off the field in wine industry

Chris Iannetta has been playing professional baseball for over a decade. In 2012, the catcher was with the Angels when he became friends with teammates Vernon Wells. "We were just kicking around ideas of what would be a good business venture and we both love wine and we said that'd be kind of cool." Their winery took life, starting with a tasting in 2014. (Q13 Fox)

Matt Harvey: 'It's been a struggle mechanically pretty much all year'

Matt Harvey expressed satisfaction with limiting the damage against him Thursday. Still, the Dark Knight felt like he fell back into a mechanical rut in the New York Mets’ 4-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field. Harvey allowed two runs on eight hits in six innings in a no-decision. (ESPN.com)

Pirates’ catcher Jacob Stallings records first big league hit

The Pittsburgh Pirates were on the wrong end of a blowout against the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday evening. However, the club did manage to salvage one bright spot from the forgettable outing as catcher Jacob Stallings registered the first hit of his major league career. Coming on a RBI double in the seventh inning, the 26-year-old catcher finished the outing 1-for-4 with one strikeout. (Today's Knuckleball)

Jacob Stallings Becomes 65th Tar Heel In MLB

Four-year Carolina baseball letterman Jacob Stallings became the 65th player in program history to reach the Major Leagues when he was called up to start Sunday for the Pittsburgh Pirates. A leader on two College World Series teams in his career from 2009-12, Stallings is the 10th Tar Heel to appear in an MLB game this season. (GoHeels.com)

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