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Surging A’s open up set with hosting Yankees

(SportsNetwork.com) – The Oakland Athletics will try to add to the American League’s best record when they invade the Bronx Tuesday for the opener of a three-game series against the New York Yankees. The AL West-leading Athletics are 35-22 on the season and swept a three-game series from the LA Angels of Anaheim this past weekend. The A’s broke out ... Read More »

Struggling Cubs aim to slow down Mets

(SportsNetwork.com) – The perpetually skidding Chicago Cubs return to Wrigley Field for the first of a three-game series on Tuesday night, when they’ll host the suddenly red-hot New York Mets. The Cubs won four times over a 10-game road trip that featured frequent offensive power outages and resulted in three shutout losses and five games in which they lost by ... Read More »

Seager, Hernandez shine as Yanks Fall to Mariners

(June 2nd) Final Score: Seattle 10, New York 2 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Kyle Seager and Michael Saunders had big nights at the plate to help Felix Hernandez win his fifth straight start in the Seattle Mariners’ 10-2 shellacking of the struggling New York Yankees. Seager went 4-for-5 with a three-run homer, two triples and three runs scored, with Saunders ... Read More »

Mets rout Phillies to conclude five-game set

(June 2nd) Final Score: New York 11, Philadelphia 2 Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Wilmer Flores hit a grand slam and knocked in a career-high six runs, and the New York Mets took an 11-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies in the finale of a five-game set from Citizens Bank Park. Bartolo Colon (5-5) earned the victory after hurling seven-plus innings, ... Read More »

Weary Mets, Phillies close out extended series

(SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies will try to avoid extra innings for a fourth straight game when the NL East clubs close out a long five-game series Monday at Citizens Bank Park. The Mets and Phillies played back-to-back 14-inning games on Friday and Saturday, then put in 11 innings on Sunday, when the visitors posted a ... Read More »

Mets top Phillies in extras … again

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Lucas Duda stroked a two-run homer in the top of the 11th inning to lift the New York Mets to a 4-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday in the third straight extra-inning game between the NL East rivals. After retiring the first two batters he’s faced this season, Phillippe Aumont (0-1) walked Travis d’Arnaud ... Read More »

Robertson Implodes as Twins top Yanks 7-2

(Sunday, June 1st) Final Score: Minnesota 7, New York 2 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Josh Willingham’s solo homer sparked a six-run ninth inning as the Minnesota Twins rallied past the New York Yankees, 7-2, in the rubber match of a three-game series. Willingham quickly tied things up at two with his blast to left off David Robertson (0-2). Kurt Suzuki ... Read More »

Mets top Phillies in 14 innings

(May 31st) Final Score: New York 5, Philadephia 4 Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – David Wright delivered a two-out RBI single in the top of the 14th inning to lift the New York Mets to a 5-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies in the third installment of a five-game series at Citizens Bank Park. Antonio Bastardo (3-3) replaced reliever Jeff Manship, ... Read More »

Tanaka wins 8th as Yanks edge Twins

(May 31st) Final Score: New York 3, Minnesota 1 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Brian McCann’s tie-breaking RBI double highlighted a two-run eighth inning that lifted the New York Yankees to a 3-1 win over the Minnesota Twins. McCann’s liner off Brian Duensing (1-2) brought in Jacoby Ellsbury with the go-ahead run and rewarded Masahiro Tanaka for an outstanding eight-inning stint ... Read More »

Kendrick, Phillies try to grab series lead over Mets

(SportsNetwork.com) – Kyle Kendrick hopes to follow up his first victory since August with another win on Saturday afternoon as the Philadelphia Phillies resume a five-game set with the New York Mets. Following a victory on Aug. 11 of last year, the right-handed Kendrick posted an 0-10 mark over his next 16 starts, bridging two seasons, but finally found the ... Read More »