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Sat, 22 Apr 2017 17:03:25 GMTLeft, Amir Garrett has a 1.83 E.R.A. in three starts for Cincinnati. Right, Garrett played two seasons for St. John’s, averaging 6.2 points a game.Amir Garrett, who has made three quality starts for Cincinnati this season, honed his competitiveness playing basketball for St. John’s.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 02:35:42 GMTJacob deGrom struck out 10 but walked six and incurred his first loss of the season.The high point for the Mets’ offense came in the sixth inning, when the monumentally struggling Jose Reyes worked out a walk.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 02:36:19 GMTYankees pinch-hitter Chris Carter broke an eighth-inning tie with a three-run homer, his first of the year. He tied for the N.L. lead last season with 41 home runs.A pinch-hit three-run homer by Carter was his first of the season, one year after he tied for the N.L. lead with 41. He’s on a one-year deal with the Yankees.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 04:15:50 GMTSince last April, New York City has banned smokeless-tobacco products for use at Citi Field and Yankee Stadium.Major League Baseball supports local bans on smokeless tobacco, but a number of players said they viewed them as an invasion of personal rights.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 04:19:00 GMTMets reliever Jeurys Familia after walking Trea Turner to score Bryce Harper, foreground, in the 11th inning Friday at Citi Field.With players dealing with injuries up and down the roster, the Mets held their own against Washington until Jeurys Familia walked in the winning run in the 11th inning.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 04:09:57 GMTPirates catcher Francisco Cervelli preparing to tag out Chase Headley (12), who was trying to score on a grounder in the third inning.Laden with the burden of sending their pitchers to hit in a National League park, the Yankees lost in Pittsburgh and lost some of their recent momentum.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 01:22:07 GMTThe Washington slugger Ryan Zimmerman entered the series against the Mets hitting .389.Murphy, an expert in the analytics of hitting, saw that Ryan Zimmerman was getting too many ground balls after hard hits. A slight change in Zimmerman’s launch angle did the trick.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 04:04:07 GMTMets closer Jeurys Familia struck out two Phillies on Thursday in his return from a 15-game domestic-violence suspension.With his domestic-violence suspension over, Familia rejoined an overtaxed bullpen. But the injuries are piling up for the Mets, who lost to the Phillies.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 04:54:33 GMTMets right fielder Jay Bruce smashed a three-run homer in the sixth inning that put the Mets ahead by 3-2.Bruce tied a career high for R.B.I., hitting homers in the sixth and eighth innings, and Robert Gsellman struck out seven batters in seven strong innings as the Mets ended a four-game losing streak.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:52:23 GMTMasahiro Tanaka pitched seven innings against the White Sox on Wednesday, allowing one run and six hits and striking out six.A season-high four home runs erased any memories of the Yankees’ futility in Tuesday night’s 4-1 loss.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 01:05:24 GMTCloser Jeurys Familia, during spring training in February in Port St. Lucie, Fla., will return to the Mets on Thursday after a 15-game suspension for violating baseball’s domestic violence policy.Marte, an All-Star outfielder, started serving an 80-game punishment for steroid use the same week that Familia, a closer, is due back from 15-game domestic violence penalty.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 04:00:15 GMTLuis Severino struck out 10 and allowed only three hits in eight innings, but two of them were long home runs. The Yankees managed only four singles.The Yankees managed just four singles through eight and a third innings against White Sox starter Miguel Gonzalez in a 4-1 loss.
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 22:18:37 GMTStarling Marte had career highs with a .311 batting average and 47 stolen bases last season.Marte, an All-Star for the first time in 2016, tested positive for nandrolone, the league said.
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 03:14:16 GMTThe Yankees’ Aaron Judge, hitting a two-run homer during the fifth, finished with three R.B.I.Hobbled by injuries, the Yankees beat the Chicago White Sox to extend what is now their longest winning streak since 2012.
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:04:25 GMTMets closer Jeurys Familia is eligible to return on Thursday after serving a 15-game suspension.After three losses to the Marlins in which Mets relievers collapsed in the late innings, there was some good news: Jeurys Familia was set to return after serving a suspension.
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 18:47:21 GMTKevin Kiermaier, left, the Tampa Bay Rays center fielder, making a play at Yankee Stadium last week.It’s not just sluggers earning fat contracts anymore. Outfielders like Kevin Kiermaier, whose great defense is highlighted by new technology, are newly getting their due.
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 05:23:11 GMTThe Yankees’ Greg Bird ended his 1-for-26 slump with a two-run home run in the second inning Sunday against the St. Louis Cardinals.Bird, who started the season 1 for 26, had three hits, including a two-run home run that gave the Yankees an early lead over the Cardinals.
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 00:54:38 GMTDespite some young talent, the Yankees have relied on veterans like C.C. Sabathia this year. Sabathia, 36, is 2-0 with a 1.47 earned run average.While Gary Sanchez and Greg Bird have faltered, the Yankees have stayed competitive by relying on players with eight or more seasons of experience.
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 00:52:11 GMTMiguel Rojas heading to the plate after J.T. Riddle’s game-winning homer in the bottom of the ninth for Miami. The Marlins won three straight against the Mets in their final at-bat.After breaking up a potential no-hitter in the eighth inning and rallying for two runs to tie the game in the top of the ninth, the Mets lost on a J.T. Riddle home run.
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 00:40:50 GMTSparky Lyle, who won two World Series championships with the Yankees, signing autographs at the Somerset Patriots’ Fan Fest.Lyle insists he doesn’t belong with those honored at Yankee Stadium. But on the 40th anniversary of his Cy Young season, and a Yankees title, many say he does.