| Jun 8, 2013
| 6:22 PM
NEW YORK With young aces Jose Fernandez and Matt Harvey starting Saturday’s Citi Field matinee, the odds of a pitching duel appeared pretty good. Both allowed a run over six and seven innings, respectively.
It took 14 more pitchers throwing 371...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 9:55 PM
A bunch of big leaguers became marathon men on Saturday.
The Miami Marlins needed 20 innings to outlast the New York Mets 2-1, overlapping for much of the afternoon and early evening with the Toronto Blue Jays’ 4-3 win against the Texas Rangers...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 8:27 AM
Los Marlins de Miami, que ayer necesitaron 20 entradas para derrotar a los Mets de Nueva York, 2-1 en el City Field de la Gran Manzana, reactivaron hoy al jugador de cuadro interior Logan Morrison.
Al mismo tiempo, los peces colocaron en la lista de...
| May 9, 2013
| 8:18 AM
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Mom always said, "Don't play ball in the house." Well, for Gary Green, don't play ball outside either.
Green, a lifelong Mets fan, got a chance to throw a ceremonial first pitch Tuesday night before the Mets-...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 8:28 PM
Matt Harvey outpitched Stephen Strasburg in a marquee matchup of young aces, escaping a late bases-loaded jam while the crowd chanted his name and leading the New York Mets over the Washington Nationals 7-1 Friday night.
Ike Davis and Lucas Duda each hit...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 5:50 PM
PHILADELPHIA — When Freddy Galvis got word last spring that the Phillies needed him to become the team's everyday second baseman on what was practically a moment's notice, he didn't complain.
By the time April was over, his dazzling display of...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 4:21 PM
Everyone knows the Mets need more than just Matt Harvey on the mound. So when Dillon Gee finally pitched Sunday, he wasn’t the only one smiling in the clubhouse.
Gee earned his first victory of the season, John Buck hit his seventh home run and New...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 9:59 PM
The Minnesota Twins can sympathize with area high school and college athletic teams this spring.
Four of the last eight Twins' games have been postponed due to weather - three of which were scheduled for the Twins' home Target Field, including Monday'...
| 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
| 5:13 PM
PHILADELPHIA — At 29, Anthony Recker isn't considered a newbie anymore.
The Catasauqua graduate has played for three in the big leagues for organizations and has now made two Opening Day rosters, including the 2013 New York Mets'.
The path there...
| Apr 16, 2013
Last week's ranking in parentheses
1. Braves (1): Evan Gattis keeps hitting. The Braves outscored the Nationals 18-5 in impressive sweep.
2. Giants (8): Hunter Pence looks primed for a big season.
3. Nationals (3): Davey Johnson says this will be...