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Fister, Nationals rout Mets

(Tuesday, August 12) Final Score: Washington 7, New York 1 Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Doug Fister pitched seven strong innings and Michael Taylor hit a two-run home run in his MLB debut as the Washington Nationals roughed up the New York Mets, 7-1, in the opener of a three-game set. Ian Desmond and Bryce Harper each hit a two-run home ... Read More »

O’s rout Yankees, but lose Machado

(Monday, August 11) Final Score: Baltimore 11, New York 3 Baltimore, MD (SportsNetwork.com) – The Orioles gained another game on the Yankees but lost Manny Machado. Chris Davis hit a go-ahead home run and Jonathan Schoop and Nelson Cruz also homered as Baltimore beat New York 11-3 on Monday in the rainy opener of a three-game series. Machado, the star ... Read More »

Maybe it’s time to give Joe Girardi some credit

By Chris Ruddick, MLB Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Yankees will use their 12th different starting pitcher on Friday when Esmil Rogers takes the ball against Cleveland. Two teams have used more that. The Colorado Rockies have run 14 starters out there, while the Texas Rangers have used 13. Those teams, though, have both lost a ... Read More »

Recker’s HR lifts Mets over Phils

(Monday, August 11) Final Score: New York 5, Philadelphia 3 Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Anthony Recker belted a tie-breaking three-run homer in the top of the seventh inning that propelled the New York Mets to a 5-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. Recker’s blast off reliever Justin De Fratus capped a four-run inning that erased a ... Read More »

Phillies rally to top Mets

(Sunday, August 10) Final Score: Philadelphia 7, New York 6 Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Ryan Howard hit a game-winning RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Philadelphia Phillies to a 7-6 comeback win over the New York Mets in the third test of a four-game set. Cody Asche led off the ninth with a double ... Read More »

Kipnis leads Tribe over Bombers

(Sunday, August 10) Final Score: Cleveland 4, New York 1 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Jason Kipnis had three hits and scored three times to lead the Cleveland Indians over the New York Yankees, 4-1, Sunday afternoon at Yankee Stadium. Michael Brantley and Yan Gomes had two RBI each for Cleveland, which won two of three from the Yankees. Indians starter ... Read More »

Kluber, Indians shut down Yankees

(Saturday, August 9) Final Score: Cleveland 3, New York 0 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Corey Kluber played stopper once again for the Cleveland Indians, striking out 10 over six scoreless innings to lead his team to a 3-0 win over the New York Yankees. Kluber’s performance and homers by Jose Ramirez and Michael Brantley enabled the Indians to halt a ... Read More »

Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello

8/9/2014 David Robertson said earlier this week that he “probably would have gone for a discount” on a contract extension last offseason. The fact that the Yanks didn’t jump on this and make Robertson a priority last offseason is going to come back and haunt them. The team still has Betances to slide into the closer role in case the ... Read More »

Beltran’s blast helps Yanks outslug Indians

(Friday, August 8) Final Score: New York 10, Cleveland 6 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Carlos Beltran’s sixth-inning grand slam highlighted the New York Yankees’ third straight win, a 10-6 decision over the Cleveland Indians that opened a three-game series. Beltran added an RBI single as part of a two-hit, five-RBI night, while Esmil Rogers turned in five effective innings in a ... Read More »

Mets hold off Phillies’ comeback attempt

(Friday, August 8) Final Score: New York 5, Philadelphia 4 Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Bartolo Colon tossed eight strong innings en route to his 200th career victory as the New York Mets held on to beat the Philadelphia Phillies, 5-4, in the opener of a four-game set. Colon (11-9) only gave up one run on six hits while fanning six and ... Read More »