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DeGrom Ks 11, Mets rout Braves

(Tuesday, July 8) Final Score: New York 8, Atlanta 3 Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Rookie Jacob deGrom tied his career-high with 11 strikeouts over seven shutout innings and the New York Mets rolled to an 8-3 win over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night. Seven players knocked in at least one run for the Mets, who scored the first five runs ... Read More »

Swisher helps Tribe beat Tanaka, Yanks

(Tuesday, July 8) Final Score: Cleveland 5, New York 3 Cleveland, OH (SportsNetwork.com) – Nick Swisher blasted a go-ahead, two-run homer in the sixth inning and Michael Brantley contributed a solo shot with a pair of run-scoring doubles, as the Cleveland Indians knocked around Yankees rookie All-Star Masahiro Tanaka in a 5-3 victory over New York at Progressive Field. Tanaka (12-4) ... Read More »

Tanaka goes for 13th win in Cleveland

(SportsNetwork.com) – Masahiro Tanaka tries to become the majors’ first 13- game winner on Tuesday when the New York Yankees continue their four-game series with the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field. Tanaka has been spectacular for the Yankees this season. Besides leading the league in wins, his 2.27 ERA is second in the American League to Seattle’s Felix Hernandez. His ... Read More »

Braves eye bounce back effort vs. Mets

(SportsNetwork.com) – The Atlanta Braves will try to get back into the win column when they start a four-game series against the New York Mets Monday at Citi Field. The Braves had a nine-game winning streak come to a close with Sunday’s 3-1 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks in the finale of a three-game series at Turner Field. Chris Johnson ... Read More »

Derek Jeter makes 14th All-Star Game

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter will retire as a 14-time All-Star. Jeff Samardzija? He was picked for the first time. One of them will get to take the field for next week’s game in Minneapolis. Samardzija has no choice but to watch. Jeter, the future Hall of Famer who has regularly received gifts and ... Read More »

Yanks survive Twins’ comeback bid

(Sunday, July 6) Final Score: New York 9, Minnesota 7 Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) – Jacoby Ellsbury belted a three-run homer and finished with four RBI, as the New York Yankees survived after building a sizeable lead to beat the Minnesota Twins 9-7 at Target Field. The Yankees led 9-0 after the top of the fourth, but the Twins mounted a ... Read More »

Recker, Mets beat Rangers

(Sunday, July 6) Final Score: New York 8, Texas 4 Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Anthony Recker hit a three-run homer during a five-run first inning and the New York Mets beat the Texas Rangers, 8-4, in the rubber match of a three-game series. Kirk Nieuwenhuis added a solo homer and scored three runs for the Mets, who saw starter Zack ... Read More »

New York Yankees Notes: Acquire McCarthy, Designate Soriano

Yankees acquire Brandon McCarthy from Diamondbacks Phoenix, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) – The Arizona Diamondbacks acquired left- handed pitcher Vidal Nuno from the New York Yankees for right-handed pitcher Brandon McCarthy and cash considerations on Sunday. Nuno went 2-5 with a 5.42 ERA in 17 games (14 starts) for the Yankees this season. The left-hander made his MLB debut last season and ... Read More »

Yanks eye series win against Twins

(SportsNetwork.com) – The Minnesota Twins will attempt to salvage a split of this weekend’s four-game set with the New York Yankees, when the teams meet up at Target Field on Sunday afternoon. The Twins dropped the first two games of the series, but pulled out a 2-1 victory in 11 innings on Saturday. With the score locked at 1-1 in ... Read More »

Rangers eye series win against Mets

(SportsNetwork.com) – The Texas Rangers ended a lengthy road losing streak on Saturday. Now they’ll try to win a series on Sunday when they play the rubber match of their three-game set with the New York Mets at Citi Field. On Saturday, Robinson Chirinos hit a three-run home run to help Texas to a 5-3 win. Adrian Beltre hit a ... Read More »