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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 »

Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello

Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello – Examining the second wild card 8/23/2014 If you look back to my Yankees blogs from 2013, I mentioned quite a few times about the fact that the playoff format change was going to increase baseball’s ability to remain exciting for fans as the season enters its final chapter. In years past, so many ... Read More »

Nassib lifts Giants past Jets

(Friday, August 22) Final Score: NY Giants 35, NY Jets 24 East Rutherford, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – Ryan Nassib threw three touchdown passes and the New York Giants rallied past their crosstown rival Jets, 35-24, on Friday in preseason action. Nassib went 8-for-12 with 103 yards in relief of Eli Manning, who was under center for the Giants in the first ... Read More »

Haren, Dodgers down Mets

(Friday, August 22) Final Score: Los Angeles 6, New York 2 Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Dan Haren tossed seven strong innings and drove in a run as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the New York Mets, 6-2, in the opener of a three-game set on Friday. Haren (11-10) surrendered just one run on three hits with six strikeouts for ... Read More »

Yanks top ChiSox on Prado’s hit in 9th

(Friday, August 22) Final Score: New York 4, Chicago 3 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Martin Prado singled up the middle with two outs and the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth to lift the New York Yankees over the Chicago White Sox, 4-3, in the opener of a three-game series. The White Sox sent Daniel Webb (5-4) to ... Read More »

FEATURE STORY: NHL takes on tanking with new lottery rules

By Dan Di Sciullo, NHL Editor for The Sports Network (SportsNetwork.com) – Although it’s not a strategy any team will openly admit to employing, there is no question tanking for a higher draft pick is a part of professional sports. The NHL, however, is hoping to discourage the practice by introducing a new set of rules for the annual draft lottery. ... Read More »

McCarthy shuts down Astros

(Thursday, August 21) Final Score: New York 3, Houston 0 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Brandon McCarthy tossed a four-hit shutout to lead the New York Yankees over the Houston Astros, 3-0, and salvage the finale of a three-game set at Yankee Stadium on Thursday. McCarthy (5-2) struck out eight and didn’t walk a batter for New York, which won for ... Read More »

Astros score 4 in the 7th to beat Yankees

(Wednesday, August 20) Final Score: Houston 5, New York 2 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Robbie Grossman broke a tie with a two-run single during a four-run seventh inning as the Houston Astros rallied for a 5-2 victory over the New York Yankees. Jake Marisnick had an RBI single and scored in the decisive frame for Houston, which clinched its first-ever series ... Read More »