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Yankees turn to Tanaka against Twins

(SportsNetwork.com) – Masahiro Tanaka will be on display yet again on Saturday as he and the New York Yankees take on the Minnesota Twins in the second part of a three-game series. Tanaka has been lights out this season and looks like he will easily live up to the big contract he signed with New York in the offseason. In ... Read More »

Phillies clip Mets in 14 innings

(Friday, May 30th) Final Score: Philadelphia 6, New York 5 (14 innings) Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Reid Brignac delivered an RBI single to the wall in left field in the bottom of the 14th inning to lift the Philadelphia Phillies to a 6-5 win over the New York Mets in the second installment of a five-game series from Citizens Bank ... Read More »

Twins top Yankees behind power surge

Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Oswaldo Arcia went 2-for-4 and had one of three Minnesota home runs that powered the Twins to a 6-1 triumph over the New York Yankees. Arcia and Josh Willingham each delivered solo homers and Trevor Plouffe belted a two-run shot for Minnesota, which entered the opener of this three-game series having lost six of its last ... Read More »

Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello

5/30/2014 The Yankees have been shut out twice this season (Tuesday at St. Louis and April 5th at Toronto) and are 1-0 this season and 10-3 since the start of 2013 in games immediately following a shutout loss. In addition, the Yankees have gone 36-12 (.750) in such games since 2008 when Joe Girardi took over as manager. I often criticize Joe ... Read More »

Mets try to again silence Phillies’ bats

(SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Mets will try to keep the Philadelphia Phillies’ bats quiet once again when the NL East foes resume a five-game set Friday from Citizens Bank Park. The Mets took Thursday’s opener by a 4-1 score thanks to starting pitcher Zack Wheeler, who struck out nine and did not allow a walk in 6 1/3 innings. ... Read More »

Yankees back in the Bronx to host Twins

(SportsNetwork.com) – Vidal Nuno takes the hill for the New York Yankees on Friday when they return home to face the Minnesota Twins in the first of a three-game series at Yankee Stadium. New York just completed a 5-4 road trip that culminated with it winning four of the last five contests. The Yankees claimed a series win over the ... Read More »

Chris Young Leads Mets over Phillies 4-1

(Thursday, May 29th) Final Score: New York 4, Philadelphia 1 Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Chris Young belted a two-run homer to back a solid start from Zack Wheeler as the New York Mets edged the Philadelphia Phillies, 4-1, in the opener of a rare five-game series. Wheeler (2-5) struck out nine and allowed just one run on Marlon Byrd’s homer. ... Read More »

Mets, Phils renew hostilities at Citizens Bank Park

(SportsNetwork.com) – A pair of National League East rivals begin a five-game series Thursday, as the Philadelphia Phillies play host to the New York Mets at Citizens Bank Park. The Phillies and Mets have split four meetings already this season and the fifth game of this set was made possible after a rainout in April. Philadelphia just won its series ... Read More »

Yankees hold off Cardinals 7-4

(Wednesday, May 28th) Final Score: New York 7, St. Louis 4 St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) – Jacoby Ellsbury singled three times and knocked in three runs to boost the New York Yankees to a 7-4 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in the rubber match of a three-game set at Busch Stadium. John Ryan Murphy tacked on a two-run base ... Read More »

Mets pitchers combine to shutout Pirates 5-0

(Wednesday, May 28th) Final Score: New York 5, Pittsburgh 0 Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Behind Bartolo Colon’s best start of the season, the New York Mets claimed their first series win at home in a month by coming away with a 5-0 triumph over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Colon (4-5) racked up a season-best nine strikeouts — including the 2,000th of ... Read More »