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Yanks shoot for third straight win in KC

(SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Yankees eye a third straight win on Saturday when they take on the Kansas City Royals in the second test of a four-game series at Kauffman Stadium. The Yankees will send David Phelps out to start against the Royals Saturday. Phelps was tagged for six runs in six innings of work in a 10-2 loss ... Read More »

Posey homers late as Giants clip Mets

(Friday, June 6) Final Score: San Francisco 4,¬†New York 2 San Francisco, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Buster Posey’s two-run homer in the eighth inning helped the San Francisco Giants to a 4-2 win over the New York Mets on Friday. Angel Pagan walked to begin the eighth and Posey crushed the second pitch he saw from Carlos Torres (2-3) into the ... Read More »

Yankees Win Second Straight as Whitley Shines

(Friday, June 6) Final Score: New York 4, Kansas City 2 Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) – Brian McCann delivered a three-run double and Chase Whitley picked up his first major league victory in the New York Yankees’ 4-2 decision over the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium. Making his fifth big league start, Whitley (1-0) yielded just a pair of ... Read More »

Cain returns as Giants open set with Mets

(SportsNetwork.com) – Matt Cain comes off the disabled list to toe the rubber on Friday night as the San Francisco Giants welcome the New York Mets to AT&T Park for the opener of a three-game series. The three-time All-Star Cain has been out of action since suffering a strained right hamstring against Colorado on May 21, his second DL stint ... Read More »

Whitley eyes first big league win vs. Royals

(Sportsnetwork.com) – There is little dispute now that Masahiro Tanaka has emerged as the ace of the New York Yankees’ rotation. Chase Whitley, meanwhile, has been a solid addition to the injured group as well and the right-hander will try to secure his first Major League victory on Friday night when the Yankees open a four-game set with the hosting ... Read More »

Jacob deGrom only lasts five innings as Mets Fall to Cubs 7-4

(Thursday, June 5) Final Score: Chicago 7, New York 4 Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) –¬†Anthony Rizzo’s tie-breaking solo homer in the bottom of the seventh inning propelled the Chicago Cubs to their first series sweep of the season, capped by Thursday’s 7-4 triumph over the New York Mets. Rizzo finished 2-for-4 and Junior Lake had a two-run triple in Chicago’s third ... Read More »

Tanaka gets Yankees back on track with win over A’s

(Thursday, June 5) Final Score: New York 2, Oakland 1 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Brett Gardner hit a go-ahead homer in the third inning, Masahiro Tanaka tossed six strong frames and the New York Yankees beat the Oakland Athletics, 2-1, to avoid a three-game sweep. Tanaka (9-1) allowed one run on five hits while striking out four for the Yankees, ... Read More »

Tanaka aims to bail out Yankees vs. A’s

(SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Yankees hope Masahiro Tanaka can start his June slate the way he ended May when the Japanese hurler gets the call Thursday against the Oakland Athletics. Tanaka will try to salvage the finale of this three-game set for the Yankees, who have lost four in a row and six of eight games. Tanaka was named ... Read More »

Mets Fall to Cubs 5-4 in Chicago

(Wednesday, June 4) Final Score: Chicago 5, New York 4 Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) – Starlin Castro went 3-for-4 with three RBI and the Chicago Cubs defeated the New York Mets, 5-4, in the second matchup of a three-game set from Wrigley Field. The Cubs trailed by two entering the home half of the fifth, but with one out, Emilio Bonifacio ... Read More »

Slumping Yankees Fall to the Athletics Again 7-4

(Wednesday, June 4) Final Score: Oakland 7, New York 4 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Two solo home runs from Yoenis Cespedes and one from Josh Donaldson helped the Oakland Athletics climb out of an early hole to beat the New York Yankees 7-4 on Wednesday night. Donaldson had the go-ahead blast in the seventh inning, giving the A’s a 5-4 ... Read More »