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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 »

Fantasy Baseball: Gardner of the Galaxy

By Jesse Pantuosco, Contributing Writer, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – So, quick question: when did Brett Gardner become this awesome? If I had to ballpark it, I’d say a week and a half ago. The New York Yankees left fielder has gone ballistic over his last nine games, producing five homers, seven RBI and a .400 batting average (14-for-35). He’s crossed the ... Read More »

Nats walk off in 13th on Harper’s HR

(Thursday, August 7) Final Score: Washington 5, New York 3 Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) – Bryce Harper belted a two-run homer in the bottom of the 13th inning to lift the Washington Nationals to a 5-3 win over the New York Mets. Harper homered to left field after Carlos Torres (5-5) issued a leadoff walk to Ian Desmond. Craig Stammen (2-4) ... Read More »

Yanks’ Greene shuts down struggling Tigers

(Thursday, August 7) Final Score: New York 1, Detroit 0 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Shane Greene provided another lift to the New York Yankees’ lesser-regarded rotation, firing eight-plus scoreless innings to help the Bronx Bombers close out a four-game series with the Detroit Tigers with a 1-0 victory. Greene (3-1) followed Chris Capuano’s sharp effort in Wednesday’s 5-1 win with ... Read More »

Rafalski among inductees into U.S. Hockey HOF

Colorado Springs, CO (SportsNetwork.com) – Former NHL defenseman Brian Rafalski is among this year’s inductees into the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame. The two-time Olympic silver medalist and three-time Stanley Cup champion is joined by Karyn Bye Dietz, Jeff Sauer and Lou Vairo. “The class of 2014 is an extraordinary collection of individuals that have had an immensely positive impact ... Read More »

Fantasy Football: The Andre Williams Threat

By Thomas Harrigan, Contributing Writer, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – The threat New York Giants rookie fourth-round pick Andre Williams poses to Rashad Jennings’ fantasy value became more palpable Sunday night in Canton. We’ve heard since the start of training camp that Williams, who led the NCAA with 2,177 rushing yards last season, has been handling the goal-line reps, but the ... Read More »