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Brandon Hicks Demoted, Angel Pagan To Have MRI, Nationals Edge Marlins In 10 Innings: Braves Cup Of Coffee

Recapping the news and scores for May 6:

Braves infielder Brandon Hicks was sent to Triple-A to make room for Saturday's starter Julio Teheran (link).

The Marlins are hoping outfielder Logan Morrison can return to the lineup by next Friday (link).

Mets outfielder Angel Pagan is having recurring pain in his side and will have an MRI  (link).

The Phillies are hoping Joe Blanton will come off the disabled list on Monday and start against the Marlins (link).

Nationals 3, Marlins 2 (10 Innings)
(WAS) Jordan Zimmermann: 6 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 6 K
(FLA) Ricky Nolasco: 7 IP, 6 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 11 K

- The Nationals moved to 15-17 while the Marlins dropped to 19-12)
- Nolasco had 24 called strikes and 18 swinging strikes over seven innings.
- Zimmermann struck out the side on nine pitches in one inning.
- A walk and double set up a sac fly RBI by Adam LaRoche in the 10th.

Mets 6, Dodgers 3
(NYM) Jason Pridie: 1-4, HR, 3 RBI
(NYM) Jose Reyes: 3-4, 2B, 3B, BB
(NYM) Jon Niese: 5.2 IP, 7 H, 3 ER, 3 BB, 5 K

- The Mets moved to 14-18.
- Jason Bay went 2-4 with one RBI. Ike Davis added a homer.
- Reyes has five triples this season.

Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.