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Rays win testy game over reeling Yankees

(Tuesday, September 16) Final Score: Tampa Bay 6, New York 1 St. Petersburg, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – Jake Odorizzi held the New York Yankees’ struggling offense to a run over six innings in the Tampa Bay Rays’ 6-1 victory at Tropicana Field. Aided by a lineup that went 4-for-9 with runners in scoring position, Odorizzi (11-12) scattered five hits and a ... Read More »

Young the hero in Yanks’ dramatic win over Rays

(Thursday, September 11) Final Score: New York 5, Tampa Bay 4 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Chris Young broke up Alex Cobb’s no-hit bid in the eighth inning, then belted a walk-off three-run homer in the ninth to give the New York Yankees a dramatic 5-4 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday night. Young’s one-out shot into the left-field ... Read More »

Mets not on the Money: Why the Chris Young signing is Moneyball at its worst

By Erik Berglund, Contributing Writer New York, NY (NYSportscene.com) – After three years of light spending, waiting out lots of dead money and rebuilding the farm system, Mets fans were told that 2014 would be the year that their team would return to contention.  Instead, they were understandably frustrated when general manager Sandy Alderson fielded a roster with a payroll ... Read More »