Video: Adam Haseley robs Freddy Galvis of homer

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Phillies outfielder Adam Haseley robbed former Phillie and current Reds infielder Freddy Galvis of a solo home run in the bottom of the eighth inning Wednesday night in Cincinnati. With the Reds leading 6-5, Galvis smashed a Blake Parker splitter out to center field, but Haseley had it tracked all the way. He plucked the ball from just beyond the fence and slow-played that he had caught the ball, waiting a few seconds before flashing the ball.

Despite Haseley’s effort, Parker continued to get shelled in the eighth as he gave up a two-run home run to pinch-hitter Michael Lorenzen, a pitcher who has occasionally played the outfield and come off the bench. Lorenzen now has seven career homers.

Mets are interested in Rick Porcello

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Jon Heyman reports that the Mets are interested in free agent pitcher Rick Porcello and have been speaking to his agent.

Porcello is coming off a pretty dreadful 2019 season in which he went 14-12 with a 5.52 ERA in 32 starts. That ERA was the worst in the majors among qualified starters. He’s also pretty homer happy. But (a) he’s durable; and (b) a change of scenery and a move to a more pitcher-friendly division and park might do him some good, so it’s not like he’s a bad guy for the Mets to be looking at. He’s only going to be 31 next season and he’s just a year removed from a decent season.

There are far worse bounceback candidates.