| Jul 14, 2013
| 4:44 PM
NEW YORK — Little more than another flashy kid on a minor league back field 16 months ago, Arismendy Alcantara is quickly making a name for himself in the Cubs organization.
And what a lyrical name it is.
"For starters, you just have to love the...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 6:17 PM
1. Cardinals (2): They entered last week two games behind the Pirates and ended it tied for first place in the NL Central. Played just well enough to sweep the Marlins.
2. Tigers (4): Vaunted lineup was clicking last week — 49 runs in seven...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Last week's ranking in parentheses.
1. Cardinals (1): Swept by the Rangers as powerful lineup produces only 26 runs during an eight-game lull. They nevertheless continue to lead the majors in runs in June.
2. Rangers (7): Seven strong innings by...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 11:12 PM
Tennis--Australian Open, same-day tape, 1 p.m. (ESPN2), 8 and 2:30 a.m. (ESPN2)
Cycling--Tour Down Under, Stage 1, same-day tape, 2:30 p.m. (NBCSN)
Men’s College Basketball--Iowa at Ohio State, 5:30 p.m. (Big 10 Network);...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 11:17 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- John Buck kept up his powerful start with a grand slam, his fourth home run in the last four games, and the New York Mets beat the Minnesota Twins 16-5 as snowflakes fell at Target Field on Friday night.
Buck became only the fourth...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 7:51 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — Scott Diamond, the Twins most accomplished starter from a year ago, was back on the mound Saturday. He was healthy, stretched out and ready to pick up right where he left off from last season.
"My issue coming into the game was...
| May 31, 2013
| 6:47 PM
MIAMI Mike Redmond could not have received a better anniversary present.
A 31-year-old rookie appearing in his second major league game put the Marlins on the board in the seventh with an RBI-single. Three batters later the 29-year-old with almost 3,500...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 1:46 PM
Bernie Madoff, meet Ruben Tejada.
Ruben Tejada, meet Bernie Madoff.
Mets fans, meet your future until your swindled owner, Fred Wilpon, is replaced by someone who has the financial might Wilpon had when he and Nelson Doubleday bought the team from...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 10:06 AM
All good things must come to an end, and for the New York Mets, just like any other team in the history of baseball, it was only a matter of time until they recorded their first loss of the season.
After shocking the baseball world by beginning the...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 8:32 PM
John Lannan pitched 5 2-3 shutout innings in his first start since replacing Stephen Strasburg in Washington's starting rotation, and the Nationals lowered their magic number for clinching a playoff berth to six with a 2-0 win over the punchless New...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 9:43 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Ike Davis connected twice and reached a career-high 30 homers, Jenrry Mejia pitched five effective innings for his first major league win and the New York Mets beat the plummeting Pittsburgh Pirates 6-2 Monday night for their...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 8:37 PM
Pedro Beato threw a wild pitch with the bases loaded in the 10th inning that allowed the winning run to score, and the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 5-4 after blowing a late lead Tuesday night.
The Nationals fell behind twice after...