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Recker’s HR lifts Mets over Phils

(Monday, August 11) Final Score: New York 5, Philadelphia 3 Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Anthony Recker belted a tie-breaking three-run homer in the top of the seventh inning that propelled the New York Mets to a 5-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. Recker’s blast off reliever Justin De Fratus capped a four-run inning that erased a ... Read More »

Phillies rally to top Mets

(Sunday, August 10) Final Score: Philadelphia 7, New York 6 Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Ryan Howard hit a game-winning RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Philadelphia Phillies to a 7-6 comeback win over the New York Mets in the third test of a four-game set. Cody Asche led off the ninth with a double ... Read More »

Kipnis leads Tribe over Bombers

(Sunday, August 10) Final Score: Cleveland 4, New York 1 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Jason Kipnis had three hits and scored three times to lead the Cleveland Indians over the New York Yankees, 4-1, Sunday afternoon at Yankee Stadium. Michael Brantley and Yan Gomes had two RBI each for Cleveland, which won two of three from the Yankees. Indians starter ... Read More »

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 »