| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:17 PM
Anthony Recker belted a tie-breaking three-run homer in the top of the seventh inning that propelled the New York Mets to a 5-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park.
Recker's blast off reliever Justin De Fratus capped a four-...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 9:10 PM
WASHINGTON -- The Washington Nationals are flying high as they head to Atlanta on Friday for a showdown with the Braves.
And left fielder Bryce Harper will certainly be on the trip and not headed to the minor leagues, as rookie manager Matt Williams...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 2:17 PM
On the day Derek Jeter passed Honus Wagner for sixth place on the all-time hits list — the 3,431st of the Yankee captain's career — we pose a question: Really, don't you think the Yankees need to slow down these ceremonies awarding plaques...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 7:10 PM
NEW YORK — Left-hander Cole Hamels concluded an impressive July by throwing eight shutout innings, and second baseman Chase Utley crushed a grand slam into the second deck in the seventh inning to break open the Philadelphia Phillies' 6-0 win over...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:49 PM
NEW YORK -- Daniel Murphy has authored a tutorial for the younger members of the New York Mets on how to survive early career hiccups and emerge as a reliable regular. Now the All-Star second baseman has to hope he can remain around long enough to see the...
| 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...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 7:44 AM
The Angels clearly landed the biggest fish in baseball this season in rookie phenom Mike Trout, the outfielder who is making a push to win the American League most valuable player award, but they and their fans got a painful reminder Thursday night of one...
| 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...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 8:42 PM
The psychoanalyst Helene Deutsch once said "the ultimate goal of all research is not objectivity, but truth." It's in that spirit that we conclude Curtis Granderson should be the American League's first-half Most Valuable Player.
A crowd of players...
| Apr 10, 2012
The firepower in their bullpen makes it easy for the Washington Nationals to envision life without Drew Storen, until the ninth inning arrives and the score is tied. Storen will visit Dr. James Andrews today for a second opinion on his elbow, the first...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 8:22 PM
Reyes is anti-baseball
In one of the greatest 24-hour stretches in baseball history, fans were treated to wall-to-wall drama.
Everywhere, players were seizing the moment. Then there's Jose Reyes, who decided to sit on his...