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Braves beat Mets late, improve to 4-0

Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) – Phil Gosselin came to the rescue with a two- out, two-run single which helped Atlanta claim a 5-3 win over the New York Mets in the opener of a three-game set. Cameron Maybin homered and Chris Johnson added three hits for the Braves, who jumped out to their first 4-0 start in more than 20 years ... Read More »

Yankees score 3 in 8th to beat Blue Jays

Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Sometimes a little help from the other team is all it takes. The New York Yankees got their first win of the season with an odd rally in the eighth inning Wednesday night that included a bloop double, a couple of hit batters, a wild pitch and a deflected ground ball. At the end, it was ... Read More »

Mets spoil Scherzer’s Nationals debut

Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) – Lucas Duda hit a two-run single in the sixth inning and the New York Mets beat Max Scherzer and the Washington Nationals by a 3-1 margin on Monday.st Scherzer’s debut with the Nationals got off to a great start. The 2013 American League Cy Young award winner retired 17 in a row after walking Curtis Granderson ... Read More »

A-Rod returns, but Yanks fall to Blue Jays

Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Alex Rodriguez’s return took center stage leading up to the New York Yankees’ season opener, but Drew Hutchison and the Toronto Blue Jays ended up stealing the show. Hutchison’s six strong innings and a five-run third off Masahiro Tanaka carried the Blue Jays to a 6-1 Opening Day win in Rodriguez’s first major league game since ... Read More »

Yankees at #9 in AL on SportsNetwork 2015 MLB Projections

By Chris Ruddick The Seattle Mariners haven’t been to the postseason since 2001 and they’ve never been to a World Series. Both of those droughts are going end this season as the Mariners are poised to win their first championship. The road back to the playoffs started last offseason, when Seattle made a bold move in free agency, signing second ... Read More »

Mets at #11 in NL on SportsNetwork 2015 MLB Projections

By Chris Ruddick The Washington Nationals may have the most talented team in Major League Baseball, but if you want to know who will be the last team standing for the National League, look no further than the St. Louis Cardinals. St. Louis won its second straight NL Central title last season and advanced to the NLCS for the fourth ... Read More »

Mets’ Wheeler has successful Tommy John surgery

Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – New York Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler underwent successful surgery to repair the flexor pronator tendon and reconstruct the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow, the team announced Wednesday. It’s expected to take about 14 months for the 24-year-old to be ready to pitch. Wheeler was set to begin his third season in the Mets’ rotation. ... Read More »

Mets’ Wheeler has torn UCL

Port St. Lucie, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – New York Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler has a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. The Mets did not disclose the severity of the tear, but the injury most times leads to Tommy John surgery. Doctors, however, could recommend rest and rehab for a partial tear. Wheeler underwent an MRI exam Saturday in ... Read More »

Mets’ Edgin to have Tommy John surgery

(SportsNetwork.com) – New York Mets reliever Josh Edgin will undergo Tommy John surgery and will miss the 2015 season. Edgin was likely going to be the Mets’ only left-handed reliever entering the season. He underwent tests earlier this week, revealing a damaged ligament in the elbow. The 28-year-old was quoted on the Mets’ website as saying it was the “best ... Read More »