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Minor does it all as Braves take series from Mets

(Thursday, August 28) Final Score: Atlanta 6, New York 1 Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Mike Minor was dominant on the mound and at the plate to lead the Atlanta Braves to a 6-1 win over the New York Mets in Thursday’s series finale at Citi Field. Minor (6-8) allowed one run on four hits and struck out five over seven-plus innings. ... Read More »

Avila, Tigers beat Yankees in 9th

(Thursday, August 28) Final Score: Detroit 3, New York 2 Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) – Alex Avila drove a first-pitch slider off the right-field wall in the bottom of the ninth inning Thursday to give the Detroit Tigers a 3-2 win over the New York Yankees. Avila’s two-out blast off Shawn Kelley hit midway up the wall and out of the reach ... Read More »

Porcello helps Tigers halt Yankees’ win streak

(Tuesday, August 26) Final Score: Detroit 5, New York 2 Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) – Rick Porcello pitched eight strong innings and J.D. Martinez went 3-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored, as the Detroit Tigers earned a 5-2 victory over New York and snapped the Yankees’ season-high tying five-game winning streak. Torii Hunter added two hits with an RBI ... Read More »

Lagares helps Mets edge Braves

(Tuesday, August 26) Final Score: New York 3, Atlanta 2 Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Juan Lagares hit a two-run home run and the New York Mets took a 3-2 win over the Atlanta Braves in the opener of a three- game set. Dillon Gee (5-6) gave up two runs on six hits with a pair of walks and one strikeout ... Read More »

Yanks thump Royals for fifth straight win

(Monday, August 25) Final Score: New York 8, Kansas City 1 Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) – Michael Pineda pitched into the seventh inning for his first win since April and Jacoby Ellsbury went 3-for-5 with a homer and three runs batted in, as the New York Yankees won their fifth straight with an 8-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals ... Read More »

Duda, Mets rout Dodgers

(Sunday, August 24) Final Score: New York 11, Los Angeles 3 Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Lucas Duda homered twice to lead the New York Mets to an 11-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the finale of a three-game set on Sunday. Ruben Tejada hit a two-run homer and Travis d’Arnaud added a solo blast for the Mets, ... Read More »

McCann’s homer lifts Yankees over White Sox in extras

(Sunday, August 24) Final Score: New York 7, Chicago 4 (10 innings) Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Pinch-hitter Brian McCann hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the 10th to lift the New York Yankees over the Chicago White Sox, 7-4, on Sunday. Jake Petricka (0-3), who recorded the final two outs in the ninth, stayed on to pitch the ... Read More »

Gonzalez powers Dodgers past Mets

(Saturday, August 23) Final Score: Los Angeles 7, New York 4 Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Adrian Gonzalez hit a three-run homer and drove in five runs as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the New York Mets, 7-4, in the middle test of a three-game set on Saturday. Scott Van Slyke and Erisbel Arruebarrena each brought in a run for ... Read More »

Yankees honor Torre, then beat White Sox

(Saturday, August 23) Final Score: New York 5, Chicago 3 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Yankees retired the uniform number of former manager Joe Torre, then went on to beat the Chicago White Sox, 5-3, on Saturday. The Yankees held a special pregame ceremony to honor Torre, who was inducted into the Hall of Fame this summer. Including ... Read More »

Yankees retire Torre’s No. 6

Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Yankees retired the uniform number of former manager Joe Torre, who was inducted into the Hall of Fame this summer, prior to Saturday’s game against the Chicago White Sox. Including Torre’s No. 6, the Yankees have 17 retired uniform numbers for 18 players and managers. New York also honored Torre with a plaque ... Read More »