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MLB Winter Meetings Preview: NY Mets

By Mike Lalor, Contributing Writer Major League Baseball will hold its 114th annual Winter Meetings from December 6th through the 10th in Nashville, Tennessee.  For baseball fans around the world and those within the industry, the annual Winter Meetings are an exciting time where many teams shape their rosters for the coming season through trades and free agent signings.  In ... Read More »

My Mets Story by Gregory Nichols

By Gregory Nichols, lifelong Mets fan and creator of the “Disgruntled Mets Fan” page on Facebook My earliest memory of the Mets is my family celebrating the World Series win in 1986. I don’t remember anything about the game. I just remember my family celebrating, dancing and my older brother printing out “World Champions” on his DOT matrix printer. Ironically, at ... Read More »

Yanks homer twice in 9th to top Red Sox

(Thursday, September 4) Final Score: New York 5, Boston 4 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Chase Headley and Mark Teixeira each belted solo home runs in the bottom of the ninth inning, with the blasts lifting the New York Yankees to a much-needed 5-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox. Down by one entering their final at-bat, Teixeira pulled the Yankees ... Read More »

McCann, Kuroda lead Yankees over Red Sox

(Wednesday, September 3) Final Score: New York 5, Boston 1 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Brian McCann had four hits and three RBI and Hiroki Kuroda pitched seven strong innings to lead the New York Yankees to a 5-1 win over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night. McCann’s four hits included a two-run homer that gave the Yankees all the ... Read More »

Red Sox batter Yankees in series opener

(Tuesday, September 2) Final Score: Boston 9, New York 4 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Xander Bogaerts had four hits, including one of three Boston home runs, and two RBI to lead the Red Sox to a 9-4 rout of the New York Yankees that opened a three-game series. Mookie Betts and Yoenis Cespedes each finished 3-for-5 for Boston, with Betts ... Read More »

Gardner, Drew power Yankees over Red Sox

(Sunday, August 3) Final Score: New York 8, Boston 7 Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) – Brett Gardner hit a tiebreaking home run in the sixth and finished with three RBI as the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox, 8-7, in the rubber match of a three-game set at Fenway Park. Stephen Drew drove in four runs against his old ... Read More »

Jeter, Teixeira help Yankees get best of Red Sox

(Saturday, August 2) Final Score: New York 6, Boston 4 Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) – Derek Jeter drove in two runs and Mark Teixeira added a solo homer, as the New York Yankees came away with a 6-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox in the middle test of a three-game series from Fenway Park. Jacoby Ellsbury, Carlos Beltran and Stephen Drew ... Read More »

Red Sox top Yankees at Fenway

(Friday, August 1) Final Score: Boston 4, New York 3 Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) – Dustin Pedroia drove in two runs and scored a run to help Anthony Ranaudo earn the win in his MLB debut, as the Boston Red Sox held off the New York Yankees, 4-3, on Friday. With John Lackey and Jon Lester gone, the Red Sox recalled ... Read More »

AL wins ASG behind Miggy, Trout and Jeter

(Tuesday, July 16) Final Score: American League 5, National League 3 Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) – Derek Jeter has been the face of Major League Baseball for two decades, while the torchbearer for the unofficial title as the game’s best player has fluctuated between Miguel Cabrera and Mike Trout. Those storylines proved no different Tuesday, as the future Hall-of-Fame shortstop and ... Read More »

Cespedes repeats as Home Run Derby champion

Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) – Oakland’s Yoenis Cespedes is in good company with Ken Griffey Jr. Cespedes beat Cincinnati’s Todd Frazier, 9-1, in the final round to win the Home Run Derby for the second straight year. The A’s slugger became the first back-to-back winner since Griffey captured the 1998 and ’99 crowns for the Seattle Mariners. “I just discovered recently ... Read More »