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Yankees hope Tanaka can stop skid against Twins

(SportsNetwork.com) – Even Masahiro Tanaka has been unable to avoid the current slump the New York Yankees are in. Tanaka will try to halt New York’s five-game slide and record his major league-leading 12th victory of the season on Thursday night when the Yankees visit the Twins to open a four-game set. A 6-3 loss to Tampa Bay on Wednesday ... Read More »

Teheran shuts down Mets, Braves win 7th straight

(Wednesday, July 2) Final Score: Atlanta 3, New York 1 Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) – Julio Teheran’s seven strong innings set the tone for the Atlanta Braves’ seventh consecutive victory, a 3-1 decision over the New York Mets that completed a three-game series sweep. Teheran (8-5) yielded just one run on four hits and three walks in another impressive outing for the ... Read More »

Rising Rays complete sweep of struggling Yanks

(Wednesday, July 2) Final Score: Tampa Bay 6, New York 3 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Sean Rodriguez drove in three runs and struck the go-ahead two-run homer in the sixth inning, as the Tampa Bay Rays went on to post a 6-3 victory over the New York Yankees to sweep a three-game series. James Loney and Brandon Guyer also knocked in ... Read More »

Bullpen lifts Braves past Mets

(Tuesday, July 1) Final Score: Atlanta 5, New York 4 Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) – The Braves bullpen tossed 4 2/3 innings of scoreless, one-hit ball as Atlanta defeated the New York Mets, 5-4, in the middle test of a three-game set. Mike Minor exited with one out in the fifth after he allowed four runs on nine hits and a ... Read More »

Price deals again as Rays edge Yankees

(Tuesday, July 1) Final Score: Tampa Bay 2, New York 1 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Though David Price fell just short of a history-making performance, his latest outstanding mound effort helped give the resurgent Tampa Bay Rays another win. Price fanned nine New York batters over seven strong innings, while James Loney provided the difference in Tampa Bay’s 2-1 decision over ... Read More »

Streaking Braves shoot for series win over Mets

(SportsNetwork.com) – Who needs a full-time catcher anyway? While the red-hot Atlanta Braves would certainly like to have Evan Gattis back in the fold, they’ll continue to soldier on without him while entertaining the New York Mets on Tuesday night in the middle game of a three-game series at Turner Field. The first-year starter will be shuttled to the disabled ... Read More »

Price aims to keep missing bats in matchup with Yankees

(SportsNetwork.com) – David Price leads the major leagues with 144 strikeouts and has posted 10 or more in five straight starts. The Tampa Bay Rays hope Price can keep it up when they send him to the hill in Tuesday’s middle contest of a three-game series against the New York Yankees. Price is 2-1 in his last three outings and ... Read More »

Rays top Yanks in 12 innings

(Monday, June 30) Final Score: Tampa Bay 4, New York 3 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Logan Forsythe’s RBI single scored Brandon Guyer in the top of the 12th inning, lifting the Tampa Bay Rays to a 4-3 win over the New York Yankees on Monday in the opener of a three-game series. The Rays bounced back after Brian Roberts tied the ... Read More »

Braves rally late to top Mets

(Monday, June 30) Final Score: Atlanta 5, New York 3 Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) – Freddie Freeman walked three times and finished with two RBI in the Atlanta Braves’ 5-3 win over the New York Mets on Monday. Alex Wood struck out seven and gave up three runs in six innings for the Braves, winners of a season-high fifth straight game following ... Read More »

Red Sox take series in Bronx

(Sunday, June 29) Final Score: Boston 8, New York 5 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – David Ortiz belted a three-run homer, Dustin Pedroia went 3-for-3 with three RBI and the Boston Red Sox took the rubber match of a three-game set against the rival New York Yankees, 8-5, on Sunday. The Red Sox finished up a tough road trip with a ... Read More »