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Mets get revenge on Yankees in forgettable Subway Series

After trading blows Tuesday in the Subway Series split doubleheader by each taking a game in The Bronx, the Yankees ended the day in a tie with the Rays for first place in the AL East, but the Mets we...

Mets get revenge on Yankees in forgettable Subway Series

Source: nypost.com

Mets-Yankees’ Subway Series opener rained out The Mets and Yankees will have to wait a day to renew acquaintances. Monday night’s game in The Bronx was postponed due to inclement weather and rescheduled as part of a split doubleheader to be played on Tuesday. The first game will begin at 1:05 p.m. and the second game at 7:05 p.m. Zack Wheeler.....
01:13 2019-06-11

Subway Series matchups: Yankees dominate, but Mets own key edge When the Mets and Yankees face off in The Bronx on Monday for the first time this season, it figures to be a familiar sight, with the Yankees vying for playoff position and the Mets looking to find their way to .500- and in this case, perhaps, save their manager’s job. Despite being ravaged by......
08:52 2019-06-10

Yankees demolish Mets in familiar Subway Series theme The Yankees were coming off an ugly road trip, while the Mets finished their recent homestand by winning four of five. Then the two teams met in The Bronx on Tuesday afternoon and the usual happened: The Yankees beat the Mets handily, 12-5, in the first game of a split doubleheader after Monday’s ga...
00:39 2019-06-12

Yankees, Mets fans are reason Subway Series remains a spectacle Sure, we would like these annual intramural skirmishes to mean as much to the players as they used to. We would like it if someone on the Mets or the Yankees could command the spirit of Sal Maglie, who was a one-man wrecking crew for both the Giants and the Dodgers in the ’50s (and......
08:52 2019-06-10

Yankees’ day gets even worse after Subway Series rainout Rain fell on the Yankees on Monday. And then they fell out of first place in the AL East. The Rays beat the Athletics, 6-2, moving a half-game ahead of the washed-out Yankees. Charlie Morton remained unbeaten with Tampa Bay, pitching seven shutout innings en route to the win. The Yankees can reclaim...
05:13 2019-06-11

Mets’ Pete Alonso is hungry for first taste of Subway Series The intensity and pressure of New York haven’t fazed Pete Alonso, and the Mets don’t expect the Subway Series to be any different. Alonso has been the Mets’ best player, keeping them afloat despite injuries and underperformance around him, and now the rookie first baseman will get his first taste of...
05:13 2019-06-11

Where these unlikely Subway Series heroes are now The moments age but can never fade. Every approaching Subway Series brings its past closer to view, a reminder of the outsized meaning attached to every interborough battle. It is the rare regular-season showdown guaranteed to pack the house, the rare meeting to elevate moments that can live long af...
11:26 2019-06-09

This is the Subway Series’ most glaring mismatch The back end of the Yankees bullpen features one reliever after another with closer stuff. When a significant portion of the Mets bullpen enters, it usually means the game is closer to over — in favor of the opposition. There is no greater mismatch in this week’s Subway Series than the two bullpens....
15:00 2019-06-11

Revenge Body With Khloe Kardashian's New Promo Vows to Redefine Revenge in Season 3 Mark your calendars! As of today, we are officially 1 month away from the Revenge Body With Khloe Kardashian season 3 premiere (Sunday, July 7 at 9 p.m.) And, after taking a look at the......
22:13 2019-06-07

The Subway Series still gets Aaron Boone’s ‘juices flowing’ CLEVELAND — Introduced in 1997, interleague play has become jaded in some circles, but not in Aaron Boone’s mind. One day ahead of this season’s first taste of Mets-Yankees on Monday night at Yankee Stadium, Boone hasn’t lost his appetite for what the Subway Series offers. “I like it, 162-game seaso...
08:52 2019-06-10

Pete Alonso right at home in Subway Series pressure cooker Pete Alonso’s indoctrination into the Subway Series wouldn’t have been complete without a jog around the bases Tuesday. Add Yankee Stadium to the list of launch sites for the Mets rookie, who homered in the first inning in Game 2 of the split doubleheader. “I’m really looking forward to the ones at ...
13:26 2019-06-12

MLB Draft: Who’s going No. 1 and where Yankees and Mets may turn The true impact of the MLB Draft won’t be known for years, but the next three days are important. They will shape the future of so many organizations in this day when youth is so prevalent in the game. The first two rounds take place Monday night, rounds 3-10 will be held Tuesday and rounds......
09:52 2019-06-03

Syndergaard, Mets roll with Yankees showdown on deck Series victory over the Rockies? Check. MetroCard to face the Yankees? Check. Respectability for the Mets? TBD. The next two games could serve as a barometer of sorts, with .500-and-above again within sniffing distance for manager Mickey Callaway’s bunch following a 6-1 beatdown of the Rockies on Su...
00:26 2019-06-10

Yankees vs. Mets: Take a risky bet on resurgent Jason Vargas Well it ain’t Cooperstown, but Roger Clemens will be inducted into the Pawtucket Red Sox Hall of Fame. Not expected to show is Barry Bonds — who is expecting “the call” any day now from the Clear/Cream Soda Hall located in Needles, Calif. Subway Series, well all of two games anyway, begins tonight i...
19:26 2019-06-10

Yankees’ rotation not completely set for Red Sox series Aaron Boone said he hopes CC Sabathia will be able to face the Red Sox on Sunday night at Yankee Stadium in his first start back from the injured list. As for who will precede the veteran left-hander against the Yankees’ blood rivals from Boston, the manager said that will depend upon what his team....
19:26 2019-05-30

Todd Frazier, and the Mets, Dig In for a Series Win Over the Giants Frazier got underneath an eighth-inning curveball to help the Mets to a 7-3 win, delivering a positive end to a series that began with criticism of Mickey Callaway....
01:26 2019-06-07

Tim Tebow gets in the middle of skirmish between Mets, Yankees Triple-A teams New York's baseball rivalry trickled down to Class AAA over weekend, with the Syracuse Mets and Scranton RailRiders having multiple incidents.        ...
21:39 2019-05-28

LeMahieu, Lowrie signings symbolize Yankees and Mets’ 2019 Five years in age and $4 million separated DJ LeMahieu and Jed Lowrie. The younger LeMahieu got more money to come to The Bronx. The elder Lowrie has yet to earn any of his. The two free-agent infield acquisitions were both considered strong additions. But so far, with the Subway Series set to begin...
08:52 2019-06-10

Mets-Yankees game postponed by rain; split DH on Tuesday NEW YORK (AP) — The scheduled Subway Series opener between the New York Mets and New York Yankees has been postponed because of rain. The game was called Monday night about 30 minutes before it was supposed to start at Yankee Stadium and will be made up Tuesday afternoon as part of a day-night doubl...
03:26 2019-06-11

MLB going to great lengths for Yankees-Red Sox series in London NEW YORK — The traditional rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will take a radical twist when they meet in London next month: They will play on artificial turf for the first time in more than 2,200 games over a century. Major League Baseball has access to Olympic Stadium for 21.....
00:26 2019-05-22

Baby Yankees-Mets’ brawl breaks out, helpless Tebow tries to stop it Sparks were flying in the mini “Subway Series.” The Baby Yankees and Mets reignited the two franchise’s bitter rivalry Sunday night, engaging in an old fashioned Triple-A brawl that would make both Roger Clemens and Mike Piazza beam. It all started in the seventh inning when the re...
05:13 2019-05-27

How A-Rod’s boozy birthday bash led the Yankees to the ‘09 World Series Ten years ago, a Yankees squad for the ages would win its 27th World Series. In their new book, “Mission 27,” Mark Feinsand and Bryan Hoch take readers behind the locker-room doors of that 2009 team, telling how they came together to win the last championship for the “Core Four.” In this exclusive e...
07:26 2019-06-10

Subway driver recounts his run-in with the ‘subway saboteur’ An MTA subway driver described the heart-stopping moment an e-brake-happy, serial saboteur struck and brought his train to a grinding halt. “I was in between stations and I was operating the train, going at a good speed, all of a sudden the train just completely stops,” the driver told The Post in a...
23:00 2019-05-23

Review: Forgettable 'Dark Phoenix' flames out as an X-Men franchise finale Sophie Turner gives a fiery performance but is let down by 'Dark Phoenix,' which finishes off the X-Men films (for now) in forgettable fashion.        ...
08:52 2019-06-05

Do Not Let The Barrage Of Mets Failures Distract You From This Mets Failure When the Mets manage to make the covers of all three New York City–area tabloids, as they did on Tuesday morning, it is seldom because they’ve done something good. Some of that is because of how New York City’s tabloids work and most of it is because of how the Mets don’t work, but if the Mets are o...
02:01 2019-05-23

Yankees 7, Rays 1: The Yankees (and a Power Failure) Turn the Lights Out at Tropicana Field A delay resulted in a single at-bat taking 45 minutes. But when play resumed, the Yankees got right back to business with a solo homer that helped seal the win....
15:39 2019-05-21

Yankees 4, Rays 3: Money and Modern Strategy: How the Depleted Yankees Kept Winning Despite 17 players spending time on the injured list this year, the Yankees have kept pace in the A.L. East with smart moves rather than splashy ones....
15:39 2019-05-21

Yankees vs. Red Sox: Vegas bullish on Yankees beating out Boston Do sharps believe that the New York Yankees can drive a dagger into the Boston Red Sox’s hopes to win the American League East this weekend? Frankly, betting markets were bullish on the Bronx Bombers and bearish on Beantown before the series began. Global composites showed the Yankees at roughly 57-...
01:00 2019-06-01

25 best revenge movies of all time 24/7 Tempo took 343 movies found on the user-created lists of revenge films found on Internet Movie Database (IMDb) and narrowed them down by ratings.        ...
17:26 2019-05-21

Anthony Joshua: ‘I am focused on revenge’ I won’t makes excuses for the loss but I will learn from them, says Anthony Joshua The post Anthony Joshua: ‘I am focused on revenge’ appeared first on Boxing News....
16:26 2019-06-05

Nadal gets his revenge over Tsitsipas; Djokovic up next After losing in the semifinals of three straight clay-court tournaments, Rafael Nadal looked more like his old, dominant self when he beat Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3, 6-4 Saturday to reach the Italian Open final        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

Bloodroots is a hyper-fast revenge fantasy Bloodroots is so fast. Like really fast. Whoa! It's blowing my mind how fast it is. Indie games are cool, and you aren't cool if you complain. Shut up.Read More...
02:00 2019-06-11

We Need More Star Wars Games Like Revenge Of The Sith Today, Star Wars games are usually very serious and dedicated to authenticity. Nearly all Star Wars game released these days are also canon, connecting to other comics, movies, books, and TV shows. Which is cool, I love modern Star Wars. But I can’t help but miss the days when we got games that were...
22:00 2019-06-09

| Nine civilians killed in Somalia revenge attack: police Nine civilians were executed by a local militia in war-torn Somalia after the killing of a policeman by the Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab, police said Saturday....
20:26 2019-06-15

‘Ma’ review: Octavia Spencer mixes laughter with revenge Did you know that the greatest single threat the world faces today is single, middle-aged women? I didn’t either. But the movies are dead certain they’re coming to murder us all. “Greta,” a thriller that came out earlier this year, starred Isabelle Huppert as a creepy New York woman who befriends a ...
00:39 2019-05-30

Federer seeks revenge vs. Wawrinka in French quarterfinals Roger Federer has a chance to take a measure of revenge against friend and fellow Swiss player Stan Wawrinka in the French Open quarterfinals        ...
09:39 2019-06-04

A Tale of Murder, Revenge and a Canadian Immigrant Dream Gone Wrong Vancouver is riveted by the murder trial of a Chinese immigrant, accused of killing his wealthy relative. The story pulls together many strands of recent changes in the city....
18:26 2019-06-01

Blackbeard and his Infamous Pirate Ship, Queen Anne's Revenge History records Blackbeard as one of the most notorious pirates; but his early years weren’t as infamous or inglorious. Edward Teach, the man who would later become the pirate known as Blackbeard, had a relatively normal childhood. His criminal lifestyle aboard his ship the Queen Anne’s Revenge, whi...
22:26 2019-06-04

Meet the Trainers From Revenge Body With Khloe Kardashian Season 3! Khloe Kardashian is back on her guru game--and she's got backup! Viewers who watched Revenge Body's first two seasons know its titular lifestyle adviser has help coaching each......
18:52 2019-05-29

What/If Netflix mashed up Indecent Proposal and Revenge into a trashy soap opera? As we meet the attractive six young players who primarily function as the pawns of self-described “neo-noir social thriller” Netflix series What/If, they’re playing a Scruples-like game, asking questions like “Would you have sex outside of your relationship?” The game foreshadows the entire series, ...
18:00 2019-05-24

Facebook Screws Up a Critical Piece of Its Anti-Revenge Porn Tech At the end of 2017, Facebook announced a pilot program that lets users send the company their intimate photos and videos that they don’t want to be shared on its main platform as well as Instagram. Facebook said in March that it is using machine learning and artificial intelligence to detect that co...
15:39 2019-05-31

Harold the Scarecrow gets revenge in this freaky Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark trailer Alvin Schwartz and Stephen Gammell’s Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark books will forever be beloved by demented youngsters, even if André Øvredal’s upcoming film adaptation is a total dud. The more we see of it, though, the more optimistic we become. The “Amblin-esque” horror flick’s latest clip no...
03:13 2019-06-04

Burning desire: John Wick and the undying appeal of the revenge thriller In the third chapter of the Keanu Reeves action franchise, one man’s violent mission continues to provide us with an uneasy catharsis To justify a murderous massacre filled with infinite fusillades of gun-toting violence, 2014’s John Wick offers the death of a dog. To sever the connection between ma...
15:00 2019-05-21

The universe trembles as Empire Records' Ethan Embry seeks revenge against GWAR Back in 1995, a year when the space-faring, metal-loving aliens of GWAR were at the height of their powers, the band made a cameo appearance in Empire Records. A TV plays the video for “Saddam A Go-Go” as Ethan Embry’s character Mark eats a pot brownie. Transfixed, as we all are, by GWAR, Mark imagi...
17:39 2019-05-30

Trump Comments on Antitrust Investigation of Big Tech Fail to Conceal True Motive of Pure Revenge President Donald Trump suggested this morning that Attorney General Bill Barr might go after the big tech companies, seeming to confirm rumors that the U.S. Justice Department would soon launch an onslaught against Silicon Valley. The DOJ is reportedly thinking about an antitrust investigation of Go...
18:52 2019-06-10

Iranian hitman linked to Irish gangsters 'Gucci Gang' killed in Ireland in apparent revenge attack An Iranian national who worked as a hitman for the group “Gucci Gang” was shot dead in Ireland on Tuesday after being targeted in an alleged revenge killing for the murder of two of his fellow associates....
19:52 2019-05-29

Yankees 13, Rays 5: Yankees Beat Rays With a Taste of Their Own Medicine With James Paxton injured, the Yankees employed a so-called opener to start the game. The strategy paid off thanks to a seven-run explosion in the sixth inning....
15:39 2019-05-21

Mariners 10, Yankees 1: A Rookie Mariners Pitcher Stifles the Yankees Manager Aaron Boone said he would look into images that TV cameras captured of a dark substance smudged under the brim of the cap worn by Mariners starter Yusei Kikuchi....
15:39 2019-05-21

Apple CEO Cook doesn't expect China to seek revenge against Apple In the immediate aftermath of Huawei's placement on the U.S. Entity List, there were questions about whether China would retaliate against U.S. companies; after all, being out on the list means that Huawei cannot source parts, components, and software from U.S. firms (although it was given a limited...
08:52 2019-06-06

9 hospitalized after Boston subway car derailment A subway car derailed Saturday morning in Boston, sending nine people to the hospital. Local emergency officials said none of the injuries are life-threatening. Officials with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority said the accident occurred at about 11 a.m. Saturday when a Green Line subway...
07:39 2019-06-09

9 injured when subway car derails in Boston BOSTON (AP) — A subway car has derailed in Boston, sending nine people to the hospital. Local emergency officials said none of the injuries are life-threatening. Officials with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority said the accident occurred at about 11 a.m. Saturday when a Green Line subwa...
20:52 2019-06-08

Suspected subway menace is out on bail thanks to his mom Alleged subway saboteur Isaiah Thompson was sprung from the Tombs early Saturday morning, records show. Thompson’s mother had been working late into Friday night to raise the necessary funds to free her 23-year-old son from Manhattan Detention Complex. His bail, which was set at $10,000 bond o...
17:13 2019-05-25

NYC will accept Google Pay on some subway and bus routes If you have Google Pay, you might be able to tap your phone for subway or bus payments in NYC in the near future. The tech giant has teamed up with The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to conduct a pilot test for Google Pay covering select......
18:26 2019-05-23

Here's how to navigate NYC's new cashless subway and bus option As of Friday, May 31, some New York City subways and buses will let riders tap a contactless bank card or their mobile wallet at some turnstiles to pay fares. Here's how to do it....
16:26 2019-05-31

The MTA has another serial subway saboteur on its hands The Big Apple’s latest subway saboteur is a litterbug who’s scattered random items — including Christmas lights, concrete mix and a fire extinguisher — on Brooklyn subway tracks at least four times over the course of a month, police said. The messy menace first struck insid...
17:39 2019-06-12

Fitbit devices can pay for your NYC bus or subway ride Add Fitbit to the growing list of device makers that will support tap-to-pay in New York City's mass transit system. When the city's contactless fare pilot program starts on May 31st, Fitbit Pay-equipped wearables like the Versa Special Edition, Char......
18:00 2019-05-29

Finally, I can use my iPhone to ride the NYC subway This morning, as I've done regularly since moving to New York City years ago, I left my Brooklyn apartment to head to Engadget headquarters in Manhattan. In an ideal world, I would've been able to use my iPhone to get through the turnstile at my near......
05:52 2019-06-01

Woman arrested on subway after riders spot possible gun A woman was busted on a Manhattan train early Saturday after straphangers spotted her with what looked like a gun inside a holster and a pair of handcuffs, cops said....
01:01 2019-06-02

New York subway riders will be able to tap and pay the fare starting May 31 New York City will let riders “tap and pay” with a “contactless” credit card from Mastercard and Visa, and certain mobile devices to ride the subway.        ...
16:52 2019-05-22

Alleged subway brake-yanker has ‘gone too far’: aunt The accused subway-brake yanker who lives to “create mayhem” has “gone too far,” his aunt told The Post on Friday. “It’s been serious,” said Victoria Coaxum of her nephew, purported subway saboteur Isaiah Thompson. “It’s way more than him being a...
01:01 2019-05-25

Subway saboteur may be ramping up frequency of his strikes He’s a real jerk! Police on Thursday released a photo of the brake-yanking scoundrel who has been disrupting subways during rush hour — causing more than 700 commute-crushing delays since February alone. The image shows the rail reprobate casually hanging out on the back of a subway car wearing a Ya...
17:00 2019-05-24

Dad wants to sue NYPD over son’s subway station electrocution death A father whose son died during a run-in with cops says the NYPD gave him inconsistent accounts of what happened and then refused to provide information from its probe, according to new court papers. Guillermo Rene Moreira says in the Manhattan Supreme Court documents that his son, Joseph, 25, died A...
00:26 2019-06-15

16-year-old girl arrested with gun on subway train A 16-year-old girl was busted with a gun inside a subway train in lower Manhattan, police said Saturday. Witnesses told police about a fight involving a gun inside a southbound A train at Canal Street station near Sixth Avenue and West Broadway around 11:30 p.m. Friday, cops said. When officers ente...
01:13 2019-05-26

Did 'Ma' freak you out? Here are the best spoilers from Octavia Spencer's revenge finale Did you find yourself hiding behind your hands as you watched the bloody ending of "Ma"? We've got inside scoop on how it all went down.        ...
22:26 2019-06-01

Puppy on subway tracks stalls trains in Midtown A dog got loose on subway tracks in Midtown on Thursday evening, stalling trains as workers tried to rescue the pup, the MTA said. The cocker spaniel puppy named Marley got into the tunnel between the Herald Square N and Q station and the 42nd Street station at about 5:40 p.m., the agency said in......
03:26 2019-05-24

Alleged Subway Brake-Puller Supervillain Has Been Caught A suspect has been arrested in the subway brake-puller case, according to NBC New York and confirmed by Jalopnik. The brake-puller, whose actions were first reported by Jalopnik on Wednesday, has delayed at least 750 trains over recent months with reckless and infuriating behavior....
15:13 2019-05-24

Arrest made in investigation of subway brake incidents NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police have made an arrest in their investigation into a series of subway emergency brake activations. Police said on Friday that the 23-year-old Brooklyn man is charged with one brake-pulling incident. Investigators have been looking into about 40 similar crimes betwee...
15:26 2019-05-24

Suspected subway saboteur speechless as he’s hauled off in cuffs The accused serial subway brake yanker who is being eyed for causing as many as 750 train delays was speechless as he was hauled out of a Manhattan police station in cuffs Friday morning. Isaiah Thompson, 23, was arrested just before midnight Thursday at his Bedford-Stuyvesant home for allegedly pul...
17:00 2019-05-24

‘Pole Dancing Rat’ steals the show on NYC subway train Step aside, Chinese Takeout Rat — there’s a new rodent superstar taking the subway by storm. The Instagram account @SubwayCreatures shared a video Thursday of a rat bumping and grinding on the poles of a Manhattan Transit Authority F train with its 1.4 million followers. The internet — follow...
18:00 2019-05-30

Newly renovated subway station has already sprung a leak The downtown platform at the MTA’s freshly-renovated 72nd Street subway station on the B and C line flooded during Monday and Tuesday’s torrential rainstorms, photos and video show. It was one of a cadre of subway stations remodeled on the governor’s orders as part of a billion-dollar “Enhanced Stat...
21:26 2019-06-11

Subway brake bandit indicted for stalling 700 commutes Accused subway saboteur Isaiah Thompson — who authorities say caused more than 700 commute-crushing subway delays — has been indicted for yanking the emergency brake of a subway car. The exact charges weren’t revealed in court Thursday — but the 23-year-old compulsive brake-yanker was ar...
20:00 2019-05-30

Here’s how cops used a penis pic to bust NYC’s alleged subway menace He got done in by his dipstick. Cops were able to bust the alleged subway brake-yanker this week thanks to a cellphone-wielding straphanger — who caught the young man on camera “with his penis exposed” in a picture that was later used to identify him, prosecutors said Friday. The &...
06:52 2019-05-25

Goodbye MetroCard, hello ... Omny? New York subway debuts tap-to-pay Passengers at 16 subway stations and all Staten Island buses can tap their way in with a contactless card or mobile payment serviceFor unseasoned passengers of the dilapidated New York City subway, successfully navigating the turnstile with a MetroCard on first swipe can be a fiddly art form – as de...
12:39 2019-06-04

Rape reported at West Village subway station A 19-year-old woman was allegedly raped by a stranger on the staircase of the West Fourth Street-Washington Square subway station in the West Village early Tuesday morning, police sources said. The woman said she was on the staircase around 3:40 a.m. when an unknown man came up behind her, pulled do...
00:26 2019-05-30

Serial subway saboteur caused nearly 750 delays since March: report The emergency-brake-yanking scoundrel who has been scuttling subways during rush hour is responsible for hundreds of commute-crushing train delays since March alone, according to a report. The rail reprobate, who sources say has been using an MTA master key to sneak into conductor cabs and grind tra...
18:00 2019-05-23

Man hand-feeds rat Chinese takeout on packed subway train Pizza Rat has some culinary competition. A man was spotted on a packed 2 train Wednesday hand-feeding a rodent during rush hour. That’s right, rat foodies have moved beyond the platform and into the subway. “I was coming home from work around 7 p.m., and was shocked to see a man with a r...
18:00 2019-05-23

Google Assistant just got smart enough to track the New York City subway Google Assistant and Google Pay are making navigating New York City a little easier this month thanks to new subway and bus integrations with the city's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).Starting today, millions of NYC residents and tourists can ask Google Assistant when the next subw...
02:39 2019-05-24

Woman grazed by bullet inside Brooklyn subway station An Iowa woman was grazed by a bullet when a gunman opened fire inside a Brooklyn subway station, police and law enforcement sources said Wednesday. The 48-year-old woman was standing on the northbound platform inside the Franklin Avenue/Botanic Gardens station in Crown Heights shortly before 10:30 p...
19:39 2019-05-22

Serial brake puller has been ruining subway commutes for ‘several years’ A subway scoundrel has been terrorizing the city’s already beleaguered underground by pulling the emergency brakes on trains during peak hours, MTA Chairman Pat Foye said Wednesday. At the MTA’s board meeting, Foye said the mysterious transit troublemaker struck as recently as Tuesday ni...
19:39 2019-05-22

Three subway pervs wanted for groping female riders: cops Police on Wednesday released photographs of three perverts who inappropriately touched females — including two teenagers — in separate incidents while riding on subways through Manhattan....
01:13 2019-06-13

Suspected subway saboteur has history of transit crimes: cops The transit troublemaker with a penchant for pulling emergency brakes has terrorized the rails before — as a serial subway surfer with a laundry list of arrests. Isaiah Thompson, 23, was busted last July for hanging onto the outside of a C train in Brooklyn as it zipped between stations — a daredevi...
19:00 2019-05-24

Top NYPD detective calls subway assault video ‘sickening’ New York City’s top detective on Wednesday called newly released video of a man being savagely beaten on a subway train “sickening,” as he revealed new details about the horrific attack. “What you heard was sickening. You heard people joking about the beating,” NYPD Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea s...
00:39 2019-05-23

Cops bust subway saboteur likely behind hundreds of train delays Police nabbed an alleged subway brake puller late Thursday — and are investigating if he’s the suspect responsible for causing more than 700 commute-crushing delays since February alone, police said. Brooklyn resident Isaiah Thompson, 23, was arrested just before midnight Thursday at his Bedford-Stu...
17:00 2019-05-24

Senator probing federal backing of loans to Subway franchisees Fast-food chain Subway has raised the ire of a US senator, The Post has learned. US Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) is investigating the federal government’s backing of loans to Subway franchisees amid complaints — first reported by The Post — that the chain has been going after store owners fo...
04:39 2019-05-23

New York subway riders will be able to use phones and credit cards to pay the fare May 31 New York City will let riders “tap and pay” with a “contactless” credit card from Mastercard and Visa, and certain mobile devices to ride the subway.        ...
17:52 2019-05-23

MTA chairman calls for banning serial perverts, thugs from the subway MTA chairman Pat Foye on Wednesday called for lawmakers to not only ban serial perverts from the subway — but also repeat thugs and pests. “The MTA and the NYPD need the ability to ban criminals from our subway system if they are engaging in behavior that puts our employees or public at risk,” Foye....
23:26 2019-05-22

Homeless people are causing subway chaos, data shows New York City’s homelessness crisis is slowing down straphangers. The number of service disruptions due to incidents involving homeless riders is up over 50 percent in the first three months of this year compared to 2018, according to MTA data. Of the 371 incidents through March of this year, ...
21:26 2019-06-11

Serial subway brake-yankers are using a master key to open doors The “morons” who have been yanking emergency brakes on subway trains somehow got their hands on a master key to access the locked cabs where they’re housed, NYC Transit President Andy Byford said Wednesday. Byford said MTA and NYPD officials are working on determining exactly how m...
23:26 2019-05-22

We used our iPhone to ride the New York City subway today – it's the future New York City is hard. Fact. Here are two more NYC life facts: I'm never not carrying multiple things in my hand, and one thing I'm always juggling is my smartphone.That's why I'm ready to say goodbye to fetching my yellow MetroCard every time I use the subway or bus, and say hel...
23:39 2019-05-31

Have You Learned Nothing, People? Stop Telling Bill de Blasio to Fix the Subway Bill de Blasio is the Mayor of New York, or so we are told. He rarely shows up to work and often appears disconnected and bored from the day-to-day duties of running America’s largest city. He is so disinterested in the city, in fact, that he has decided to run for president even though nobody else...
07:26 2019-06-04

Man harassed with anti-gay comments, attacked in Tribeca subway: Cops A straphanger was attacked at a Tribeca subway station on Sunday night by two men shouting anti-gay statements, cops said. The incident happened around 7 p.m. on a northbound A Train at Chambers Street, according to police. The victim, described as a 25-year-old male, was set upon following a verbal...
13:13 2019-05-27

5 workers killed in subway tunnel collapse in north China Authorities say five workers are confirmed dead after the collapse of a subway tunnel under construction in the northeastern Chinese city of Qingdao....
09:26 2019-06-02

Subway boss fired for saying black teen wasn’t wanted for job A manager at a Subway in Texas was fired for denying a black teen a summer job due to her race – reportedly saying in a text message to an employee that “those people” weren’t wanted behind the counter at the restaurant. Katelyn Simmons, of Spring, was hoping to earn some cash ahead of her......
22:39 2019-06-04

Man stabbed in neck, abdomen during subway platform brawl: cops A man was stabbed on a Midtown subway platform during a fight over money, police said Tuesday. The 24-year-old and two men were arguing over money around 11:30 p.m. Monday while on the D train platform at the 42nd Street-Bryant Park station, police said. The pair began attacking him — beating him up...
21:52 2019-05-28

Subway rider lied about anti-gay attack, was actually aggressor: cops A Manhattan straphanger who claimed to have been attacked by two men yelling gay slurs was actually the one doing the attacking, according to police. Cops say the 25-year-old, who has not been identified, set upon the two men at the Chambers St. station in Tribeca while on an uptown A train. They ha...
00:26 2019-05-28

Subway perv rubbed himself on teen girl as she slept: cops A creep rubbed himself on the arm and face of a teen girl while she slept on the subway, police said Monday. The 15-year-old told police the man, believed to be in his early 20s, pressed himself against her multiple times at 3:45 p.m. Sunday as the two rode the 7 train in Queens, according......
00:26 2019-05-28

Lit firecracker thrown into subway train sparks morning commute chaos Someone tossed a lit firecracker into an F train at 14th Street during the morning commute Friday, causing chaos when it exploded, according to riders and MTA officials. Twitter user @Amelia_Vogler tweeted that someone threw the “lit, explosive firecracker” into a rear car of the northbo...
17:26 2019-05-31

Accused serial subway saboteur likes to ‘inconvenience people’: sources The alleged serial subway staller possibly responsible for delaying some 750 delays by pulling trains’ emergency brakes told cops he loves to cause chaos and ruin New Yorkers’ commutes, law enforcement sources said Friday. “I like to create mayhem,” alleged brake-yanker Isaia...
22:52 2019-05-24

Subway creep accused of rubbing on teen girl held on $3,500 bail A suspected creep who allegedly rubbed himself on a 15-year-old girl’s face and arm while she slept on a subway train was held on $3,500 bail at his arraignment in Queens criminal court on Thursday. Kenneth Kou, 28, was slapped with sexual abuse, forcible touching and endangering the welfare of a ch...
08:39 2019-05-31

Accused subway saboteur charged with criminal tampering, reckless endangerment Alleged subway brake-yanker Isaiah Thompson was hauled into Manhattan criminal court Friday, where prosecutors tried to bring a screeching halt to the stalling spree with a request for $25,000 bail. As his mom looked on from the gallery, Thompson, 23, was arraigned on charges of criminal tampering, ...
01:01 2019-05-25

NYPD photo shows subway brake bandit who’s irking commuters Police on Thursday released images and video of the subterranean saboteur who they say yanked the emergency brake during rush-hour on a Manhattan subway train. Footage shows the suspect — wearing a black shirt with the red and white letters that read, “SWAG DON’T COME CHEAP” ...
18:00 2019-05-23

Upper East Side subway station elevator stalls, trapping 17 An elevator at the 72nd St. subway station stopped mid-ride Friday morning, trapping 17 people inside for about an hour, officials said. The elevator was delivering commuters down to the Second Ave. Q train at about 8:50 a.m. when the lift stopped suddenly. “We’ve been stuck in this elevator f...
01:13 2019-06-01

New York subway riders will be able to use phones and credit cards to pay the fare starting May 31 New York City will let riders “tap and pay” with a “contactless” credit card from Mastercard and Visa, and certain mobile devices to ride the subway.        ...
17:00 2019-05-23

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16:39 2019-05-22

New York subway riders can use iPhone, Apple Watch and credit cards to pay the fare May 31 New York City will let riders “tap and pay” with a “contactless” credit card from Mastercard and Visa, and certain mobile devices to ride the subway.        ...
23:26 2019-05-29

Stopped in his tracks: New York 'subway bandit' suspect arrested for brake chaos Isaiah Thompson, 23, was charged for allegedly activating the brakes of a 2 train amid a recent pattern of subway disruptionA suspect has been arrested in the case of the mysterious “subway bandit” who has wreaked havoc on New Yorkers’ rush-hour commutes by pulling train emergency brakes, causing de...
20:52 2019-05-24

Man hurls subway rider’s phone onto tracks for recording his anti-Semitic slurs A hateful straphanger snatched a man’s phone and hurled it at an oncoming train because he was being recorded spewing anti-Semitic slurs, police said Friday. The 33-year-old victim was on the southbound platform of the Gates Avenue station waiting for the J train at about 8:00 a.m. on Thursday...
19:13 2019-06-14

Woman claims to find missing puppy dead days after getting loose on subway tracks The 8-month-old cocker spaniel that got loose on the Midtown subway tracks was found dead nearly a week after running from its owner, according to a report. Good Samaritan Simone Peterson discovered Marley’s lifeless body Wednesday, not far from the platform to the Herald Square N/Q station wh...
18:00 2019-05-30

New York subway riders can use iPhone, Apple Watch, Google Pay and credit cards to pay the fare May 31 New York City will let riders “tap and pay” with a “contactless” credit card from Mastercard and Visa, and certain mobile devices to ride the subway.        ...
16:26 2019-05-31

Maybe the Mets really are cursed For years, I have tried to lecture my friends who are Mets fans that there are no such thing as jinxes, hexes, poxes or curses, not when it comes to sports, not when it comes to baseball, not when it comes to the Mets. I have raged with fury when they’ve complained about dark clouds......
15:26 2019-05-21

We’re about to find out the truth about these Mets There comes a time during every season when a team has to stand its ground and prove whether it’s building something special or playing out another regular season that won’t lead to the playoffs. The Mets may be reaching that crossroads. A disastrous eighth inning Friday night at Citi Field helped t...
11:00 2019-06-08

Mets won’t be able to get away with spackling over problems Just enough spackle can create a beautiful illusion. Too much spackle, though? Eventually, those cracks prevail. So told the tale of your Mets, whose four-game winning streak came to a jarring end Friday night with a roller-coaster, 9-8 loss at Citi Field to the terrible Tigers — who halted a nine-g...
11:52 2019-05-25

Mets’ bullpen did everything it could to blow it again The closest thing the Mets have had to a reliable bullpen option these last few weeks nearly became their downfall. And, for the second game in three, so did Edwin Diaz. But somehow, some way, Seth Lugo escaped a bases-loaded eighth inning without giving up a run. Somehow, some way, Diaz escaped a n...
17:52 2019-06-16

Second chance was as bad as the first for Mets’ closer Less than 24 hours later, it didn’t get any better for Edwin Diaz. After blowing a two-run lead in the top of the ninth inning Thursday night in a game that was subsequently suspended, the Mets’ closer doubled down on the damage and gave up the go-ahead run in the top of the 10th after......
16:52 2019-06-15

Mets managed to get it done, but it’s never easy PHOENIX — The Mets can’t hang with the Dodgers, but they can beat the mediocre teams and that is a start. Nothing comes easy for this team. After losing three of four in Los Angeles, the Mets blew a two-run lead Friday night against the Diamondbacks. Trailing by a run in the eighth, however, they......
19:52 2019-06-01

Mets to Tom Brady: There’s only one ‘Tom Terrific’ The Mets have officially weighed in on the Tom Terrific debate. Unsurprisingly, they’re on Seaver’s side, tweeting at the US Patent and Trademark Office to get their side of the story out. “Hey @uspto, with all due respect to @TomBrady … There’s only one #TomTerrific to...
22:13 2019-06-03

Spring All-Mets 2019 As it has on other social issues in the past, college sports’ governing body should stop staging championships in states with restrictive abortion laws....
01:52 2019-06-12

Suddenly the best Mets are the anonymous ones It was an inning that showed you exactly where the Mets are at these days and why, when they should be concerned about their immediate future, they’re heading to Los Angeles bursting with new-found confidence. The fourth inning at Citi Field against the Tigers on Sunday afternoon showed why the Mets...
02:52 2019-05-27

The Mets' Plague Doctors Are At It Again The latest string of updates about the quad injury that’s hounding Mets second baseman Robinson Cano are so familiar that it’s hard to absorb them without feeling intense déjà vu. Let me assure you that this is not news you have read before, or a memory from some past life bubbling to the surface of...
02:00 2019-06-10

Why the Yankees were without their setup man BALTIMORE — Because Zack Britton didn’t pitch Tuesday and the Yankees had a two-run lead at the start of the eighth inning in the Yankees’ 7-5 win over the Orioles on Wednesday night, it was unusual to see Chad Green come out of the bullpen in what would typically be Britton’s spot. “A little beat.....
17:39 2019-05-23

Drama and Yankees just don’t mix any more BALTIMORE — You can hop on the Acela, make your way a couple hours south of the Citi Field funny farm, and still the zaniness doesn’t stop. Bored with a lack of Mets news? As the old joke about the weather in San Francisco goes: just wait a couple of minutes. So in the space......
08:39 2019-05-23

Jason Vargas gives Mets what they need in return from IL Jason Vargas hadn’t pitched in nearly three weeks, and fans were fed up with him before the game’s first at-bat was through. Vargas threw his first pitch wide. His second, too. The third was deemed low. When the oft-injured, oft-struggling southpaw finally fired a strike, the Saturday afternoon crow...
07:00 2019-05-26

Chase Utley is still somehow torturing the Mets The bat that caused the Mets pain for nearly two decades has returned — just in a different set of hands. Enrique “Kiké” Hernandez used the retired Chase Utley’s lumber to launch a three-run home run in the sixth inning of the Dodgers’ 9-5 win over the Mets on Monday ni...
07:39 2019-05-28

The Diamondbacks Keep the Mets Reeling on the Road Merrill Kelly struck out 10 and Ketel Marte hit a 482-foot home run, helping Arizona give the Mets their 17th loss in their past 21 away from Citi Field....
03:13 2019-06-03

Edwin Diaz gets it right for Mets after four-out letdown Edwin Diaz’s first blown save with his new team didn’t sit well. He was hoping for a chance right away to make up for it. “No closer ever wants to give up the tying run or the lead run,” he said after closing out the team’s 4-3 win over the Tigers at Citi Field on......
08:13 2019-05-27

Mets may have talked themselves out of win as game gets suspended They were on the verge of returning to .500, and then the Mets possibly talked themselves out of a victory. Wait until Friday for the dramatic conclusion. Thursday night concluded with the score 4-4 between the Mets and Cardinals in a game suspended by rain in the ninth inning at Citi Field. Edwin D...
06:13 2019-06-14

Wheeler, Mets top Tigers 4-3 for 6th win in 7 games Zack Wheeler pitched into the eighth inning, Todd Frazier delivered a clever push bunt and the New York Mets kept up their run of comebacks, beating the Detroit Tigers 4-3 for their sixth win in seven games        ...
22:52 2019-05-26

Ryu dominant again, Dodgers blank Mets 2-0 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hyun-Jin Ryu was all but untouchable in May. His final start of the month was no different Thursday night as the left-hander pitched four-hit ball into the eighth inning of his latest dominant outing, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 2-0 win over the New York Mets. Chris Taylo...
08:52 2019-05-31

Michael Conforto becoming a Mets’ force again Michael Conforto returned from the injured list on May 26. Finally, he may truly be back. After initially struggling in his return from a concussion, Conforto has reached base in nine straight games following his two-run homer in the Mets’ rain-suspended tied game (4-4) against the Cardinals o...
17:39 2019-06-14

Why Triple-A could be ‘zenith’ for Mets’ Tim Tebow Tebow Time in Syracuse has been underwhelming, casting doubt upon whether a former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback will take the final step and complete a journey to the Mets. Tim Tebow entered Wednesday with a .158/.244/.222 slash line with one homer and 14 RBIs for the Mets’ Triple-A affiliate....
10:13 2019-06-13

Kelly strikes out 10 in Diamondbacks’ 7-1 win over Mets PHOENIX (AP) — Merrill Kelly struck out a career-high 10, Ketel Marte hit a long homer and had three RBIs, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the New York Mets 7-1 on Sunday. Marte hit his first career leadoff home run against Steven Matz (4-4), a 482-foot shot that matched Texas’ Nomar Mazara ...
02:13 2019-06-03

Mets’ Robinson Cano is ‘sad’ but that may soon change Robinson Cano spent two weeks as a spectator, even traveling cross-country with the Mets so he wouldn’t feel dissociated from the team. Tuesday night he is hoping to be an active participant again, as Cano said he expects to be activated from the injured list to face the Giants at Citi Field. “I am ...
11:26 2019-06-04

The lineup combination Mets never saw coming Jed Lowrie remains stashed in Florida, perhaps in the witness protection program under the name Ivan, which appropriately enough would give him the initials “IL.” The Mets signed the veteran infielder last offseason as part of their flexibility plan, which would allow manager Mickey Callaway to rota...
22:00 2019-06-11

Mets outlast Tigers in 13 thanks to another unlikely hero Juan Lagares one day. Carlos Gomez the next. Now Tomas Nido. The Mets’ offensive heroes have been as unpredictable as the weather. The defensive-minded backup catcher was the latest to send the injury-riddled Mets to a victory in their final at-bat, drilling a solo homer to right-center field in a 5...
07:00 2019-05-26

And Now, An Unsolicited Poem From A Yankees Fan In a blog earlier this morning, I made the brave and extremely correct observation that the New York Yankees are a wicked, awful baseball team that deserves to play its home games on fields of fire and brimstone in the very pit of Hell itself....
03:00 2019-06-07

Yankees’ big guns were needed after all BALTIMORE — Considering they were a combined 10-for-26 with seven homers and 14 RBIs in the previous three wins over the Orioles, not seeing Gary Sanchez and Gleyber Torres in the starting lineup of the Yankees’ 6-5 win over the Orioles on Thursday was a mild surprise. Neither was hurt, but Sa...
13:52 2019-05-24

Yankees getting reinforcements soon — likely in more ways than one Giancarlo Stanton played right field in his second rehab game with Single-A Tampa on Wednesday night and could return to the Yankees as soon as Monday, just in time for them to face the Rays for what figures to be an important week, since AL West-leading Houston follows Tampa Bay into The Bronx. Aar...
14:39 2019-06-13

Yankees look old and broken down, and it has to stop CHICAGO — The Yankees looked old and tired Friday night. Remember when we used to say that all the time about this club, even as it slogged its way to championships or at least division titles? The great sell-off of 2016, which begat the Baby Bombers, made way for a new, exciting era which neverthel...
16:52 2019-06-15

Yankees won’t have enough if they just add a starting pitcher Pop quiz, hot shots: Name the last team to win the World Series while posting an inferior starting pitchers’ ERA to the losing team. That would be the 2014 Giants, who outlasted the Royals in seven games while tallying a 5.29 starters’ ERA to the Royals’ 4.54. Tim Hudson, Jake Peavy and Ryan Vogelso...
14:39 2019-06-13

Who is the Yankees' MVP? They've got plenty of candidates From Luke Voit and Gio Urshela to Gary Sanchez, Brett Gardner and Domingo German, there are a lot of reasons the first-place Yanks have thrived in spite of their many injuries....
15:26 2019-05-28

Yankees need Tanaka, Paxton to be much better than this As splits go, this was half bad for the Yankees. Because their rotation continued to go round with limited merit. Masahiro Tanaka did enough Tuesday to win the Subway Series opener, or the Mets did enough to lose it. Either way, when Aaron Boone praised his starter afterward, he was scoring on a cur...
07:39 2019-06-12

This was the CC Sabathia the Yankees needed to see CC Sabathia’s troubled right knee was no issue in his first start in 11 days. The soon-to-be 39-year-old’s first start back from the injured list was nearly as strong. Making his return from another bout of inflammation in his right knee — requiring a cortisone injection, and fluid drained — Sabathi...
09:52 2019-06-03

Why ‘run line’ could be important when it comes to the Yankees It’s becoming clear that Yankees backers are going to be looking at the “run line” on almost a daily basis through the rest of the 2019 season. Basic money lines are going to be so expensive versus mediocrities and virtual tankers that fans will be risking more than they’re comfortable with. Rooting...
23:39 2019-05-22

Clint Frazier once again could soon be Yankees’ odd man out Clint Frazier was scheduled to sit against Chris Sale in the Yankees’ series-opener with the Red Sox before Thursday’s game was rained out in The Bronx, with Aaron Boone saying the outfielder was due for a day off. It seemed strange timing, though, with the lefty Sale scheduled to be on the mound an...
10:52 2019-05-31

A Heads-Up Play and Another Unlikely Hero Fuel a Win for the Mets Todd Frazier bunted against a shift to start a rally, and Adeiny Hechavarria put the team ahead with an unlikely homer. Business as usual for the injury-hampered, depth-fortified Mets....
02:13 2019-05-27

Mets’ Steven Matz able to navigate through traffic The traffic kept mounting and Steven Matz kept swerving through it without so much as a scratch. The Mets lefty put 12 runners on base — 10 hits and two walks — in six innings Thursday and lived to tell about it. Nine Nationals reached scoring position against him, but only one scored. Matz stranded...
13:52 2019-05-24

Syndergaard, Frazier send Mets to 6-1 win over Rockies NEW YORK (AP) — Noah Syndergaard allowed one hit in seven shutout innings, Todd Frazier homered and drove in four runs, and the New York Mets beat the Colorado Rockies 6-1 on Sunday. Nolan Arenado grounded a leadoff single through the right side in the second for Colorado’s only hit until Davi...
23:26 2019-06-09

Mets’ slowly realizing the only way to keep their season alive PHOENIX — The Mets need to play desperate baseball. Too often they settle for the easy way out. Too often they take a lead and fail to add on runs. All that must change. We will see how Robinson Cano handles things when he is expected to come back to the lineup Sunday after being......
04:39 2019-06-02

Gómez helps Mets top slumping Diamondbacks 5-4 PHOENIX (AP) — Carlos Gómez snapped a tie with a pinch-hit double during New York’s bizarre two-run eighth inning, sending the Mets to a 5-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night. Adeiny Hechavarría had two hits and two RBIs for New York, and Wilson Ramos and Todd Frazier had t...
09:13 2019-06-01

Mets suspect Dodgers’ sluggers ‘know what’s coming’ LOS ANGELES — Big swings, not many big misses. The Mets took notice in their 9-5 loss on Monday night at Dodgers Stadium just how often Los Angeles seemed to guess right at the plate. Amazin’. That got the Mets’ attention. On Tuesday night it was a different story as the Mets came away with......
05:13 2019-05-30

Dodgers rally for 4 in 9th off Díaz to defeat Mets 9-8 Cody Bellinger hit a tying double in the ninth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers scored four runs off All-Star closer Edwin Díaz to rally past the New York Mets 9-8        ...
09:26 2019-05-30

Dodgers rally for 4 in 9th off Díaz to defeat Mets 9-8 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cody Bellinger hit a tying double in the ninth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers scored four runs off All-Star closer Edwin Díaz to rally past the New York Mets 9-8 on Wednesday night. Joc Pederson and Max Muncy opened the bottom of the ninth with consecutive homers off Díaz (1-3...
11:26 2019-05-30

A rested Carlos Gomez busts out in a big way for Mets Maybe all Carlos Gomez needed was a breather. Returning to the starting lineup for the first time in three games, the struggling center fielder ended a 14 at-bat hitless stretch with an early two-run homer, and finished 2-for-4 in the Mets’ 5-3 win over the Rockies on Saturday night at Citi Field. G...
11:26 2019-06-09

Dodgers rally for 4 in 9th against Díaz to defeat Mets 9-8 Cody Bellinger hit a tying double in the ninth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers scored four runs off All-Star closer Edwin Díaz to rally past the New York Mets 9-8        ...
10:00 2019-05-30

Mets vs. Rockies: Jacob deGrom won’t get it done vs. Colorado North Korea ain’t the kind of place to raise your kids. … Movie “Rocketman” has been met with mixed reviews and is struggling at the box office. President Trump is pleased. “I spoke with President Moon of South Korea … asked him how Rocketman is doing.” Reports that Kim Jong-un is very e...
23:00 2019-06-07

Mets’ Jacob deGrom catching plan isn’t going anywhere LOS ANGELES — Tomas Nido received a second straight start behind the plate for Jacob deGrom on Monday, but that doesn’t mean the Mets ace necessarily has a personal catcher. That is manager Mickey Callaway’s story, at least, and he is sticking to it. “It was more because Wilson [Ramos] had played fo...
07:39 2019-05-28

Jeff McNeil’s ‘D or C swing’ was all the Mets needed Even on a day he wasn’t in the starting lineup, Jeff McNeil managed to deliver one of the most important hits of the afternoon. With the Mets trailing by a run with one out in the seventh, Mickey Callaway first called on McNeil to pinch hit for Zack Wheeler, but instead saved him for a......
07:13 2019-06-07

Seth Lugo beginning to give Mets exactly what they need Mickey Callaway can’t count on Seth Lugo day after day, but there are few players the manager counts on more. Making his fourth appearance since returning from a near-two week absence with shoulder tendinitis, Lugo continued his extraordinary stretch in the setup role Saturday night, throwing two pe...
11:26 2019-06-09

Mets’ first hurdle to contention has been mocking them all season Twenty-one to go. The teetering-below-.500 Mets lost one and won one in the split doubleheader Subway Series on Tuesday. The Yankees breezed to a 12-5 victory in the sunlight as the Mets played a ragged first game at Yankee Stadium. In the nightcap, the Mets pulverized unsteady James Paxton for a 10...
14:52 2019-06-12

Mets analyst Nelson Figueroa fired from SNY Mets TV analyst Nelson Figueroa has been fired from his job with SNY, The Post has learned. Figueroa was let go Friday morning after he showed up Thursday in what was described by sources as a state not fit to work. Figueroa allegedly demanded to still appear on SNY’s evening program, “Baseball Nigh...
08:00 2019-06-01

Brutal stretch will show what Mets are made of A week ago at this time, media chatter debated the future of Mets manager Mickey Callaway. A 6-1 stretch against the struggling Washington Nationals and Detroit Tigers helped erase the damage done by five straight losses against the Nats and Miami Marlins. Now, the Mets will run a gauntlet that won’...
18:13 2019-05-28

Mets RHP Syndergaard exits with strained right hamstring NEW YORK (AP) — Noah Syndergaard has left his start for the New York Mets with a strained right hamstring. Syndergaard reached for the back of his leg after throwing a pitch in the seventh inning Saturday night against the St. Louis Cardinals. Mets manager Mickey Callaway and an athletic trainer cam...
05:52 2019-06-16

Bochy gets 1,000th win with Giants, SF tops Mets 9-3 in 10 NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Bochy joined John McGraw as the only Giants managers to win 1,000 regular-season games when San Francisco beat the New York Mets 9-3 Tuesday night behind Stephen Vogt’s tiebreaking, two-run double in the 10th inning. On a night that began as a rematch between the Giants&#...
06:26 2019-06-05

J.D. Davis delivers another clutch moment for Mets J.D. Davis has earned himself a more consistent spot in the Mets’ starting lineup of late. But his big-time hits don’t stop when he comes off the bench. Davis delivered in the clutch Tuesday, pinch hitting in the seventh inning and crushing a three-run home run to the opposite field. It came immedia...
10:26 2019-05-22

For Mets, there’s no relief in sight — literally and figuratively First Edwin Diaz faced the music, as Jeurys Familia waited nearby at his locker. Then it was Familia’s turn. Batter up. “I think for any athlete, sometimes they do have bad seasons,” Familia said through a translator after goating a demoralizing 9-5 loss to the Cardinals. “And for me at this point, ...
16:52 2019-06-15

Mets train wreck, Van Wagenen’s credibility: Why even believe? Brodie Van Wagenen said Monday that Mickey Callaway “has our full support to lead this team for the foreseeable future,” but how far into the future can the Mets’ rookie general manager really foresee if he was the guy talking trash about his remodeled club last winter? Another circus day for the Me...
15:26 2019-05-21

The hidden numbers that show how bad Mets’ dive really is A long slump against betting market expectations often foreshadows a firing. Did the recent collapse by the New York Mets send such signals about Mickey Callaway? The answer to that is a resounding yes. After a horrible weekend in Miami, the Mets had dropped nearly 12 betting units on the season thr...
00:26 2019-05-22

Noah Syndergaard to IL at a terrible time for Mets Noah Syndergaard’s reemergence is now on hold. The Mets placed their ace on the injured list Sunday after Syndergaard exited his start Saturday against the Cardinals with a right hamstring strain. Manager Mickey Callaway said Syndergaard underwent an MRI Sunday morning, the results of which ar...
17:52 2019-06-16

Brodie Van Wagenen’s Mets take doesn’t match what we’re seeing The team tells you. Not Brodie Van Wagenen preening that the Mets are the club to beat in the NL East. Not Mickey Callaway with his near-daily invocation that the Mets are on the brink of taking off. They are paid spokesmen for the organization. Their jobs, particularly Callaway’s in the short run, ...
00:52 2019-06-16

Mets actually on winning streak after dramatic walk-off Amed Rosario ran away from his teammates at first, all the way toward shortstop, playfully hopping up and down. Eventually, he accepted the friendly slaps on his helmet and feel-good Gatorade bath delivered by Pete Alonso. After the ugly sweep in Miami by the dreadful Marlins, the rumors of manager ...
07:13 2019-05-22

Mets reach deal with their first-round pick The Mets have agreed to terms with first-round pick Brett Baty. The third baseman from Lake Travis High School in Austin, Texas, who was drafted 12th overall, will be introduced Saturday at Citi Field, where he will take batting practice before the Mets play host to the Cardinals. Baty was expected ...
16:52 2019-06-15

Cardinals Take Care of Business Twice Against Mets’ Bullpen After completing Thursday’s game by rallying against Edwin Diaz, St. Louis hit two homers in the eighth inning of the second game against Jeurys Familia. The Mets lead the majors in blown saves....
06:13 2019-06-15

Cardinals knock off Mets in 10 in suspended game Paul DeJong delivered a tie-breaking RBI single in the top of the 10th inning Friday afternoon as the St. Louis Cardinals finished off a two-day comeback and beat the host New York Mets 5-4 in the completion of a game suspended by rain Thursday night....
01:26 2019-06-15

Showalter? Baker? Where Mets could turn if Callaway must go Mickey Callaway is still the Mets’ manager for many reasons. The most important, though, has nothing to do with his likability, wealth of pitching knowledge or even ownership’s distaste for eating around the $1.7 million he is owed through next year. Callaway’s greatest defense is simply, if not him...
00:26 2019-05-22

Mets trade Keon Broxton to Orioles They found a taker. The Mets traded Keon Broxton to the Orioles on Wednesday, offloading the DFA’d outfielder for $500,000 in international bonus pool money to the worst team in the American League. Broxton hit just .143 in 49 at-bats this season, struggling in limited playing time before the ...
23:39 2019-05-22

Brodie Van Wagenen insists Mets still have a chance Brodie Van Wagenen is steering the Mets full steam ahead. Whether or not he is re-arranging the chairs on a sinking ship remains to be seen. The Mets ended Saturday two games under .500, 6 ¹/₂ games back of the Braves for first place in the NL East and five games out of a playoff spot.......
17:52 2019-06-16

Mets’ Seth Lugo looking for more setup opportunities Seth Lugo was largely happy with his season before going on the injured list last month, but since returning he has taken his performance to a higher level. The results by the Mets’ right-hander have been so satisfactory that a shift in roles has occurred in the last week-plus, with Lugo assuming pr...
10:13 2019-06-13

Mets back up desperate Mickey Callaway in best way possible Here was the ultimate vote of confidence Monday for the Mets: They finally won a game. With Mickey Callaway told by GM Brodie Van Wagenen he would remain the team’s manager for the “foreseeable future,” the Mets got their act together for a night and snapped a five-game losing streak with a 5-3 vict...
15:26 2019-05-21

CC Sabathia ready to go as Yankees’ rotation becomes whole CC Sabathia will never be fully healthy again, but the Yankees’ starting rotation is getting close. Sabathia, who will return to the mound in Sunday night’s series finale against the Red Sox, will be making his first appearance since throwing five innings on May 22 and subsequently hitting the injur...
16:00 2019-06-02

Yankees must follow Red Sox model and keep being bullies KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Opener or ace, injury after injury, none of that matters as these Yankees keep beating terrible teams. Keep being bullies, Yankees, even if it is with a second layer of players. The Yankees have stolen a page from the 2018 World Champion Red Sox, who won 108 games, along the way.....
11:52 2019-05-25

Orioles have no answer for Torres, Yankees Gary Thorne, announcing for Baltimore fans on MASN, provided one of the week's more amusing moments with his incredulous reaction to yet another home run by New York's Gleyber Torres against the Orioles        ...
11:39 2019-05-27

Report: Keuchel, Yankees appear to be match The free-agent lefty is closing in on an agreement with the Yankees, per MLB Network, with the St. Louis Cardinals, Minnesota Twins and Houston Astros thought to be left in the wake of the AL East-leading Yanks....
05:52 2019-06-05

The wacky inning that nearly redeemed Yankees Eight Yankees took at-bats. Four Padres pitchers took the mound. Three runs were scored. The bottom of the seventh inning Tuesday had a little bit of everything. It began with the Yankees down big and nearly ended with them ahead. “It was interesting. It was working out well there for a while,” mana...
14:26 2019-05-29

The force behind the Yankees’ recent dominance The rainout that wiped away what was to be the series opener of the Rivalry was rated as “advantage, Yankees,” because it removed the need to use a reliever to start one of the four games in what now had become a three-game series. But the real edge came with relievers at the end of......
04:39 2019-06-02

The book is still out on Yankees’ young starter CLEVELAND — As the 2019 Yankees try to avoid registering their first calendar decade without winning a pennant since 1910-1919, this is no time to contemplate macro issues. Call me a troublemaker, though, as I can’t help but wonder: What do they have in Domingo German? For this season, German, good ...
10:39 2019-06-08

James Paxton is brilliant but brief in another Yankees win The widespread belief throughout the industry is that the Yankees will be heavily involved in the trade market for a starting pitcher because nobody can predict when Luis Severino rejoins the rotation from the injured list. Add to that J.A. Happ’s inconsistencies and Masahiro Tanaka’s signature spli...
22:26 2019-05-29

This play by Yankees’ Gio Urshela was ‘unbelievable’ KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Gio Urshela made another highlight-reel play at third base to start the bottom of the eighth inning in the Yankees’ 7-3 victory over the Royals in the first game on Saturday, getting to Martin Maldonado’s hard grounder with a diving stop and then making the throw from his ba...
09:39 2019-05-26

Red Sox head into Yankees showdown with no momentum BOSTON — Carlos Santana homered and hit Cleveland’s first triple of the season, Greg Allen added a pair of three-baggers and the Indians pounded out a season-high 18 hits in a 14-9 win over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night. Santana, who finished a single shy of the cycle, was 3 for 4 with...
05:13 2019-05-30

How the Yankees have stayed red-hot through all the devastating injuries The Yankees are on a 24-8 run despite an injury-ravaged roster – missing players like Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton.        ...
18:39 2019-05-22

Yankees don’t want Red Sox’s uphill climb to get easier It must feel like requiring two tanks of gas to complete your journey when your competitors require only one. Or needing two cans of Red Bull. When you stagger out of the gate, fully righting yourself constitutes a very difficult task. The Red Sox, who arrived at Yankee Stadium on Thursday as rain p...
10:52 2019-05-31

All the Yankees Need to Know Is Inside Their Caps (or Their Pockets) As loads of data make playing each position ever more complex, several teams like the Yankees use paper cheat-sheets to keep their fielders where they need to be....
04:39 2019-05-31

Yankees avoid sweep with 6-2 win over Jays Aaron Hicks hit a three-run homer and J.A. Happ worked seven strong innings as the New York Yankees defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 6-2 on Thursday night at Rogers Centre....
07:26 2019-06-07

Yankees-Red Sox postponed due to gloomy forecast The Yankees and Red Sox will have to wait to resume their rivalry. Thursday night’s game in The Bronx was cancelled in the late afternoon due to a gloomy forecast, the Yankees announced. The game is scheduled to be made up at 7 p.m., Aug. 3 as part of a doubleheader. The two teams are......
23:13 2019-05-30

Yankees acquire Cameron Maybin And the next man up is… Cameron Maybin! Additional Roster Moves: The Yankees have acquired OF Cameron Maybin from Cleveland for cash considerations. He was signed to a Major League contract and selected to the 25-man roster. To make room on the 40-man roster, RHP Luis Severino was transferre...
16:39 2019-05-21

Aaron Judge will be starting to take BP soon for Yankees Aaron Judge threw strongly and accurately to bases from right field Thursday afternoon at Yankee Stadium. Now the Yankees’ right fielder will begin taking batting practice in the indoor cage this weekend as he comes back from a strained left oblique that forced him out of a game on April 20. “It wil...
10:52 2019-05-31

Yankees acquire Kendrys Morales The New York Yankees announced that they have acquired Kendrys Morales in a trade with the Oakland Athletics. In exchange for Morales, Oakland will receive a player to be named later or cash considerations. The Yankees have acquired 1B/DH Kendrys Morales and cash considerations from Oakland in exch...
16:39 2019-05-21

Yankees and Gary Sanchez looking like they can’t be stopped They could breathe again, the 46,306 stiffing the grandstands and the bleachers, so they let loose with an old-school roar, one that reached all the way back to around 2003 or so, back when the Red Sox and the Yankees could turn old Yankee Stadium into a calliope of joy and wonder and deafening thun...
16:00 2019-06-02

Mets’ Mickey Callaway can breathe sigh of relief — for 1 day Mea culpa Mickey is 1-0. And this time Mickey Callaway pushed his starting pitcher Jason Vargas to 117 pitches and a complete game, considering the state of the Mets bullpen that is long overdue. The night after Callaway apologized to his team after taking out Noah Syndergaard and costing the Mets a...
11:39 2019-06-06

Brodie Van Wagenen just faced his harsh Mets truth LOS ANGELES — Brodie Van Wagenen saw from a prime seat what a World Series team looks like Monday night at Dodger Stadium and what a superstar Cody Bellinger has become for the Dodgers. Now he has a much better idea of the mountain his Mets have to climb. Sure, the 6-1 homestand was a......
07:39 2019-05-28

Joe Girardi watching Mets’ chaos unfold with intrigue From the broadcast booth, Joe Girardi has watched the sparks in Flushing turn into a dumpster fire. Though many wonder whether he will soon have a better view. One day after the Mets issued manager Mickey Callaway the slightest vote of confidence — “for the foreseeable future” R...
02:52 2019-05-22

Bellinger homers, nails 2 runners as Dodgers top Mets 9-5 Cody Bellinger hit his 19th homer and threw out two runners from right field, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 9-5 victory over the New York Mets        ...
07:39 2019-05-28

Why Mets shouldn’t rush up stud pitching prospect Jason Vargas plans to return from the injured list Saturday afternoon to start for the Mets against the Tigers, and you know what that means: It’s time to contemplate other options for the Mets’ starting rotation. (Yes, to be fair, the soft-throwing lefty had been pitching somewhat better, putting t...
06:39 2019-05-25

Mets’ four-out save plan for Edwin Diaz goes up in smoke Mickey Callaway planned to use Edwin Diaz for a four-out save Saturday. Instead, the Mets’ closer didn’t even pitch the ninth. Three days after Callaway said the Mets were willing to let their closer be used in four-out save situations — and one month after declaring Diaz wouldn’t be asked to record...
07:00 2019-05-26

Wilson Ramos starting to look like the hitter the Mets paid for The Mets had the whole Star Wars theme working Saturday afternoon at Citi Field. Princess Leia was there in costume and a bobble-head of Obi-Wan Canobi was distributed to fans with the likeness of Robinson Cano. But no one carried a bigger lightsaber on this day than Mets catcher Wilson Ramos. Sure,...
07:00 2019-05-26

Steven Matz stumbles in dud as frustration sets in for Mets PHOENIX — On a positive note for the Mets, their bullpen didn’t blow the game Sunday. That’s what happens when your starting pitcher sputters, in a rare lackluster performance, and the lineup behind him departs for the airport around the fourth inning to beat traffic. Another awful road trip conclud...
04:00 2019-06-03

Mets’ Amed Rosario hitting more homers because of one tweak Amed Rosario is well ahead of schedule. Breaking open Wednesday’s 7-0 win over the Giants with a three-run homer, the Mets shortstop hit his seventh home run of the season. Last year, Rosario didn’t hit his seventh home run until Aug. 25 (122nd game). “We know he’s got very good power. It’s starting...
11:39 2019-06-06

Mets overreacted to Jacob deGrom’s cramp, and it cost them PHOENIX — Putrid. All around. The mediocre Diamondbacks must be stealing signs too. They stole a game Saturday night when the Mets were overly cautious with their ace Jacob deGrom. Once again the Mets cramped their own style. So Mets. On yet another terrible night for the bullpen and the Mets, deGro...
16:00 2019-06-02

Mets’ bullpen, base-running exposed in terrible way LOS ANGELES — The underbelly of the Mets bullpen was exposed Monday night, sending tremors through the visitor’s dugout at Dodger Stadium. Tyler Bashlor and Daniel Zamora were battered in a sixth inning that wouldn’t end, only underscoring Jacob deGrom’s mediocre night that concluded early because o...
07:39 2019-05-28

Noah Syndergaard is face of the Mets’ great unknown Brodie Van Wagenen, several hours before Sunday’s Rockies-Mets series finale, addressed a group of season-ticket holders sitting down the left-field line at Citi Field and mentioned anticipating earlier than standard action in the trade market, in part because waiver deals will no longer be allowed ...
03:00 2019-06-10

Mickey Callaway’s Mets anger may be coming too late PHOENIX — That short leash on Mickey Callaway just got shorter. Remember the 6-1 homestand. Forget it. This is who the Mets are right now. Steven Matz continued his horror-show first innings, giving up two home runs and three runs in the first inning of Sunday’s 7-1 loss to the Diamondbacks at Chase...
04:00 2019-06-03

Steven Matz States His Case in Win for Mets Against Rockies Matz, hampered by injuries while Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard and Zack Wheeler stood tall, struck out 10 and threw 120 pitches. Pete Alonso had his 21st home run....
07:39 2019-06-09

Mets search for Syndergaard answers: Little confidence glaring LOS ANGELES — If Noah Syndergaard isn’t the biggest disappointment in the Mets rotation it’s only because Jason Vargas still gets a turn every fifth day. And considering Syndergaard has avoided the injured list this season and taken the ball for each of his scheduled starts without a hint of discomf...
03:13 2019-05-29

Todd Frazier saved the Mets by cheating the shift Todd Frazier represented the tying run. One swing could eliminate the three-run deficit the Mets were facing in the fourth inning. Rather than go big, however, Frazier thought small. Instead of swinging for the fences, he took what the defense was giving him. Frazier drove in the Mets’ first run wit...
08:13 2019-05-27

What minor-leaguers can take away from Pete Alonso’s Mets beginnings Before he was breaking rookie records, anchoring the Mets lineup and captivating the fan base, Pete Alonso was a raw slugger with the Brooklyn Cyclones. The rookie phenom’s professional journey to Flushing started with the short-season Single-A team from Coney Island just like so many other hope to ...
17:39 2019-06-14

Mets vs. Giants: Zack Wheeler will beat San Francisco Tour de Fraud champ Lance Armstrong on his “Next Stage” interview: “I wouldn’t change a thing … the way I acted … the lessons I’ve learned … I don’t get investigated, sanctioned.” Stitches reliable sources say Jussie Smollett, also transitioning from denial to acceptance, will be e...
16:39 2019-06-06

How Steven Matz has turned into Mets’ most consistent starter PHOENIX — Steven Matz might have opened the season as the biggest question mark among the Mets’ big four starting pitchers, but he’s gotten to June as the most consistent. “I am very proud of what he’s done and how far he’s come,” pitching coach Dave Eiland said Saturday before the Mets’ crush...
16:00 2019-06-02

Mets’ Ruben Tejada tearing it up at Triple-A Syracuse Ruben Tejada is batting batting .457 in his first 10 games for Triple-A Syracuse. He went 1-for-2 with an RBI in Syracuse’s 4-2 loss to the Pawtucket Red Sox. Tejada returned to the organization on a minor league deal in spring training to provide the Mets with infield depth. He last played fo...
16:00 2019-06-02

Fortunes ‘shift’ in worst way possible for Mets’ ace Jacob deGrom Jacob deGrom charged into the dugout after getting the final out of the third inning Thursday one upset Cy Young winner. The Mets were in a shift, with St. Louis’ speedy Harrison Bader on third base and two outs in the inning. Because Bader was bluffing toward home plate, third baseman Todd Frazier ...
17:39 2019-06-14

Cano out of Mets lineup day after tweaking injured quad NEW YORK (AP) — Robinson Cano is out of the New York Mets’ lineup against San Francisco, a day after tweaking his left quadriceps. Mets manager Mickey Callaway said Cano was being evaluated and the team hoped he would be available off the bench Thursday afternoon to face the Giants. The 36-yea...
18:39 2019-06-06

Mets can’t let Yoenis Cespedes mess scare them from spending big again For sure, the Mets should regard Yoenis Cespedes as a cautionary tale. Will they grasp the proper moral to the story, though? You’re worried the latest Cespedes bombshell — the multiple fractures in his right ankle, purportedly suffered at his Port St. Lucie, Fla. ranch, announced Monday by general ...
07:13 2019-05-22

Tigers outslug Mets 9-8 to snap 9-game skid JaCoby Jones homered and drove in four runs, including a go-ahead double in the seventh inning, and Miguel Cabrera also connected as the Detroit Tigers halted their nine-game losing streak with a wild 9-8 victory over the New York Mets        ...
05:00 2019-05-25

Ron Darling easing his way back into Mets broadcast booth His thyroid cancer stabilized, Ron Darling realized it was time to come back to work over the last week. He couldn’t turn off the Mets games on the recent West Coast trip until the final out was recorded, a positive symbol of his recovery. “I knew [then] it was probably time for me to come......
00:13 2019-06-05

Mets finally seeing Todd Frazier become an offensive force LOS ANGELES — Todd Frazier was incredulous it took until his latest blast, earlier this week, for somebody to ask about his tradition of pretending to check his watch during his home run trot. “I check my watch and let [the pitcher] know it wasn’t the right time basically to throw that pitch,” Frazi...
19:26 2019-05-30

Mets not ruling out an all-lefty hitting outfield this season LOS ANGELES — Jeff McNeil and Dominic Smith in the same lineup against right-handers could be an intriguing option for the Mets, but can they make it happen? As it stands, McNeil is on the injured list rehabbing from a strained hamstring, so team officials aren’t staring at an immediate decision. Bu...
10:52 2019-05-31

Mets' Syndergaard placed on injured list with hamstring strain New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard will miss at least his next start after being placed on the 10-day injured list with a right hamstring strain....
20:01 2019-06-16

Mets, Robinson Cano put their saga on hold for one night Mickey Callaway could only protect Robinson Cano for so long. The Mets manager benched the veteran second baseman Monday, in part for not running out ground balls twice in three games over the weekend. But Cano still heard boos from the crowd at Citi Field when he was introduced as a pinch hitter in...
15:26 2019-05-21

Mets explode in eighth to topple Nationals for third straight win Mickey Callaway didn’t mince words before the Mets went for their third straight win over the Nationals on Wednesday at Citi Field: “We’ve got to win some games. We have to approach this like it’s the playoffs.’’ It took a while, but his team finally responded in a 6-1 win. After being shut down by....
04:52 2019-05-23

Zack Wheeler and Mets share one maddening trait The Mets are Zack Wheeler, and Zack Wheeler is the Mets. Together they are confident one instant, confounding the next. They can look terrific when all the parts are working together. And they can look positively terrifying when they are not. All of that was on full display across 9 ½ hours of baseb...
13:26 2019-06-12

Mets’ Jason Vargas shows his renaissance is not a fluke Turns out the Mets just needed their stopper to take the mound. Jason Vargas’ shutout streak is over, but his renaissance is not, as the veteran lefty crafted together six innings to help the Mets salvage a split of the Subway Series doubleheader with a 10-4 win in the nightcap. Coming off his compl...
13:26 2019-06-12

Mets nip Diamondbacks to snap losing skid thanks to some fill-ins PHOENIX — Once the scrap heap, now the scrap attack for the Mets. Adeiny Hechavarria and Carlos Gomez were almost nobody’s idea of important additions by general manager Brodie Van Wagenen, but both veterans, signed to minor-league contracts in spring training, have been instrumental in the team’s i...
08:00 2019-06-01

Mets Wait Out Max Scherzer and Rally Against the Nationals’ Bullpen Juan Lagares hit a go-ahead, three-run double off Washington closer Sean Doolittle, and Rajai Davis capped the six-run eighth inning with a three-run homer in his first at-bat for the Mets....
09:13 2019-05-23

Mets’ stud pitching prospect won’t be called up as a reliever If Anthony Kay receives a promotion to the Mets this season, it likely will be in his natural role as a starting pitcher. A day after the organization’s top pitching prospect was promoted to Triple-A Syracuse, assistant general manager Allard Baird on Tuesday indicated that even though the bullpen c...
08:26 2019-06-12

Mets select Brett Baty in MLB draft surprise The Mets added to the one strength of their minor league system. Need had to wait. After being linked to a number of college pitchers, general manager Brodie Van Wagenen’s first draft pick Monday night at the MLB draft was power-hitting Texas high school third baseman Brett Baty, who joins a system ...
02:52 2019-06-04

Mets and Mickey Callaway’s real test will be coming soon enough The scores turned late and often this week at Citi Field, and if you really want to know the greater state of the National League East, here’s the true final tally for these past four wacky contests: The Mets are at DEFCON 3, the Nationals DEFCON 1. Did we just see the Mets turn around......
13:52 2019-05-24

The mantra Mets must embrace as schedule turns ugly Since Mickey’s Miscue, the Mets have won two straight games. Thanks to late-inning heroics from Todd Frazier and Jeff McNeil and a flurry of moves by Mickey Callaway that worked, the Mets knocked off the inept Giants 7-3 in Thursday’s matinee at Citi Field. Life gets tougher with the red-hot Rockies...
07:13 2019-06-07

Mets’ Craig Kimbrel reluctance screams more horrors Instead of relief, all the Mets get is agita. But the team’s search for answers is limited in scope based on a reluctance to sign Craig Kimbrel and the scarcity of potential trade options this early, coupled with the organization’s dearth of high-end prospects, according to sources. Kimbrel would be...
11:26 2019-06-04

Mets add Aaron Altherr from Giants for outfield depth The Mets followed up two roster moves Thursday morning with a third this afternoon. The team claimed outfielder Aaron Altherr off waivers from the Giants, designating Tim Peterson for assignment in correspondence. This comes just hours after Robinson Cano and Jeff McNeil were put on the injured list...
20:52 2019-05-23

Mets’ Ron Darling returning to TV booth after cancer surgery NEW YORK (AP) — Mets announcer Ron Darling is returning to the team’s broadcast booth Tuesday night following surgery to treat thyroid cancer. Darling said April 13 he was taking a medical leave. On May 6, he said a mass had been removed and he planned to be back at work in about a month. The ...
20:39 2019-06-03

Mets agree to deal with Santana, reportedly add Kemp The New York Mets agreed to a minor league deal with veteran right-hander Ervin Santana on Friday, and multiple reports indicated outfielder Matt Kemp also signed a similar deal....
04:52 2019-05-25

Anthony Kay’s Mets hype grows with spectacular outing Anthony Kay is on the Mets’ radar, according to manager Mickey Callaway, but the left-hander wasn’t given serious consideration for a promotion to start against the Nationals on Monday. The 24-year-old up-and-comer then sent a strong message, throwing seven no-hit innings before being lifted in Doub...
15:26 2019-05-21

Mets find a new hero after 112-mile Uber ride An Uber driver named Jason picked up his passenger at 1050 IronPigs Way in Allentown, Pa., early Wednesday evening. The rider needed to go about 112 miles to 123-01 Roosevelt Avenue in Queens for what would be a hefty fare during the heart of rush hour, but a necessary cost. Jason and his passenger ...
09:00 2019-05-23

Robinson Cano finally hustles as Mets’ day gets weirder Robinson Cano hit, and for once, ran. The Mets’ most polarizing player these days turned Citi Field boos into cheers Monday, as he hustled out of the box for a double during the club’s game against the Washington Nationals. Cano, who pinch-hit in the sixth after manager Mickey Callaway b...
15:26 2019-05-21

Mets vs. Cardinals: Skid won’t end vs. St. Louis’ Michael Wacha You read it here first. The Blues won the Stanley Cup in seven games over the Bruins. Warriors in six, however, proved to be our Achilles’ heel. The Raptors (1995) and Blues (1967) were crowned champions for the first time in their histories, setting off wild celebrations that haven’t been seen sinc...
23:00 2019-06-15

Mets don’t put up much of a fight as bullpen fails Jacob deGrom The Mets started a critical stretch of games Friday night the same way their benches-clearing clash against the Rockies ended: with a dud. There was a lot of talking and not much action, the same as provided by the Mets’ bats in a 5-1 loss to the Rockies at Citi Field. Jacob deGrom tossed six......
08:52 2019-06-08

Murphy homers, benches clear, Rockies top Mets 5-1 NEW YORK (AP) — Ian Desmond got plunked square in the back by a pitch from New York Mets rookie Drew Gagnon immediately after two colossal Colorado homers, leading to a bench-clearing scrum late in the Rockies’ 5-1 victory Friday night. The bullpens emptied and players from both sides milled c...
11:39 2019-06-08

Top prospect Anthony Kay is moving closer to his Mets debut Anthony Kay is a step closer to his Mets debut. The highly touted 24-year-old lefty continues to blaze through the team’s farm system. Kay and right-handed reliever Ryley Gilliam were both promoted to Triple-A Syracuse on Monday, according to MLB.com. Kay, who grew up in Stony Brook, has been lights...
01:13 2019-06-11

Keon Broxton shows off power he never displayed with Mets Former Mets outfielder Keon Broxton must really be glad to be out of New York. In his first at-bat as an Oriole, Broxton, who was traded to Baltimore on Wednesday, belted a 474-foot, two-run homer in the third inning of Friday night’s game against the Rockies. Broxton, whom the Mets were able ...
06:39 2019-05-25

Mets’ urgency arrives with Edwin Diaz about-face The playoffs have come early for the Mets. Just over a month after the team made public that Edwin Diaz would not be used for more than three outs until the postseason, the Mets have loosened the reins on their electric closer. “We’re doing this earlier than we would like, but you might see Diaz......
02:52 2019-05-23

Yankees’ Dellin Betances trying to trust the process Dellin Betances would prefer to be doing more than throwing bullpen sessions, but the right-handed reliever understands this is part of the process after not developing enough arm strength in spring training due to a right shoulder impingement. “I never really got going in spring training facing hit...
10:52 2019-05-31

Yankees get slugger Encarnación in trade with Mariners CHICAGO (AP) — The New York Yankees acquired slugger Edwin Encarnación in a trade with the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night, looking to boost a power-packed lineup that’s been beset by injuries. The Yankees also got cash in the deal while sending 19-year-old minor league pitcher Juan Then to...
11:00 2019-06-16

San Diego Tops Yankees With a Bullpen Parade Padres Manager Andy Green burned through his bullpen to help his team hold off the Yankees, who got three runs in the seventh inning, in a stretch when Green used four pitchers to face eight batters....
12:13 2019-05-29

Yankees make Chris Paddack look like just another rookie Chris Paddack arrived in The Bronx as one of the season’s breakout stars. The 23-year-old departed his first game at Yankee Stadium looking like a rookie for the first time. Entering Wednesday having allowed four home runs all season, the Padres right-hander allowed three solo shots, and surrendered...
05:13 2019-05-30

A status report on Yankees’ Giancarlo Stanton CLEVELAND — Manager Aaron Boone wasn’t sure when Giancarlo Stanton will start a second minor league rehab assignment, but said the process will begin soon. “I don’t know the exact date but know that’s real close,’’ Boone said before the Yankees’ 5-2 loss to the Indians on Friday night at Progr...
19:52 2019-06-08

Mariners lose to A’s 11-2; Encarnación traded to Yankees OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Frankie Montas struck out nine in six innings for his team-leading ninth win, and the Oakland Athletics beat Seattle 11-2 on Saturday night. After the game ended, the Mariners announced they had traded AL home run leader Edwin Encarnación to the New York Yankees. Marcus Semien...
11:00 2019-06-16

Red-hot Clint Frazier can’t loosen his Yankees leash Clint Frazier’s bat is too hot to keep him out of the lineup. But his glove is too worrisome to keep him in the field in the latter innings when the Yankees are ahead. And so manager Aaron Boone continues to start Frazier, but pull him early. Monday afternoon, he was taken out after six......
05:26 2019-05-28

Yankees can make Red Sox’s life a living hell These 2019 Yankees, the domineering favorites and lovable underdogs all rolled into one, can pull off their greatest trick yet this weekend right here in The Bronx. They own the opportunity to bury their top rivals, the game’s defending champions, before the calendar (and the weather) officially tur...
05:13 2019-05-30

Yankees recall Chad Green from Triple-A Prior to Sunday’s series finale between the New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays, the Yankees have recalled RHP Chad Green from Triple-A / Scranton Wilkes-Barre. Prior to today’s game, the Yankees recalled RHP Chad Green from @swbrailriders. — New York Yankees (@Yankees) May 12, 2019 The Yank...
16:39 2019-05-21

Yankees’ Luke Voit was thinking triple all the way The ball dropped, and Luke Voit immediately thought triple, he said. He didn’t know when — or if — the chance would come again. “I saw he hadn’t gotten to it yet, and I kind of just said, ‘Screw it, I’m going,’ ” Voit said. “I don’t get those very often.” Leading off the bottom......
19:26 2019-05-30

Yankees are giddy over getting Didi Gregorius back TORONTO — Good teams survive stretches of inactivity from perhaps their most complete position player, so it’s not a shock the Yankees have been in first or second place since April 16 and atop the AL East since May 19. Still, with shortstop Didi Gregorius set to return Friday night against the Indi...
07:13 2019-06-07

How winning gives Yankees options to strengthen rotation The need for quality creates pressure. The need for quantity creates opportunity. So far, it appears, the Yankees need quantity more than quality. Although they’d best maintain an eye on the quality — be it Dallas Keuchel, Max Scherzer, Marcus Stroman or anyone else — just in case. Masahiro Tanaka’s...
14:26 2019-05-29

Torres homers as Yankees beat White Sox 8-4 CHICAGO (AP) — Gleyber Torres hit a two-run homer and the New York Yankees stayed perfect when they use an opener, cooling off the Chicago White Sox with an 8-4 win Saturday night. Torres capped New York’s four-run fourth with his 15th homer, a drive to center off Reynaldo López. He also had a...
05:52 2019-06-16

Yankees displaying all the signs of a special team Will the Yankees ever get tired of winning? How can such a screwed-up season feel like such a special one? Another test arrived at Yankee Stadium on Friday night, and once again, the Yankees aced it. A 4-1 victory over the rival Red Sox opened this weekend series in style and gave the Yankees a......
19:52 2019-06-01

Yankees Homer Twice and May Soon Add Edwin Encarnacion, the A.L. Leader A deal with the Mariners for Encarnacion was near, according to multiple news media reports. In the meantime, Gleyber Torres and Cameron Maybin went deep in a win against the White Sox....
13:39 2019-06-16

Yankees Greet Padres Rookie With Two Homers Right Off the Bat It was the 10th time in franchise history the Yankees began a game with back-to-back homers, and they came off Chris Paddack, who entered the game with a 1.93 E.R.A....
16:13 2019-05-30

James Paxton may feel off all year for Yankees KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Yankees hope to have James Paxton back in the rotation this week, but Aaron Boone acknowledged Sunday the left-hander may have to deal with discomfort the rest of the season. “I don’t know,” Boone said when asked if Paxton would be able to get rid of the soreness n...
21:26 2019-05-26

How Yankees may be configured once Didi Gregorius comes back Asked if Luke Voit would see more time at designated hitter, with DJ LeMahieu playing some first base, when Didi Gregorius returns from the IL and Gleyber Torres moves from shortstop to second base (where LeMahieu has played at an All-Star level), Yankees manager Aaron Boone said it will depend on t...
19:26 2019-05-30

Yankees Defeat Red Sox on Gary Sanchez Home Run The catcher hit his 18th homer and the bullpen threw five and a third scoreless innings, helping give the Yankees their fourth win in their first four games against Boston in the season series....
08:00 2019-06-02

Yankees option Chad Green to Scranton It ain’t easy being Green. Prior to Wednesday night’s series finale against the Angels, the Yankees announced that they’ve optioned the struggling Chad Green to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Additionally, the team also sent down Kyle Higashioka, and recalled Stephen Tarpley and activated ...
16:39 2019-05-21

Yankees Beat Rays With a Taste of Their Own Medicine With James Paxton injured, the Yankees employed a so-called opener to start the game. The strategy paid off thanks to a seven-run explosion in the sixth inning....
00:39 2019-05-23

Yankees keep finding new ways to rack up victories BALTIMORE — For six games, the Golden State Warriors have been slathered in praise for remembering how to win without Kevin Durant. Durant may be the best basketball player on the planet, but he hurt his calf with two minutes to go in the third quarter of Game 5 of the Warriors’ Western Conference s...
13:52 2019-05-24

CC Sabathia to injured list as it gets harder for Yankees CC Sabathia made it eight starts before his knee complained. The big left-hander is going on the injured list, the Yankees announced Thursday, with right knee inflammation, a day after he labored through five innings in a 7-5 win over Baltimore. Aaron Boone said the knee — the same one that ha...
17:39 2019-05-23

Didi Gregorius’ hot bat is not changing his Yankees plan CLEVELAND — With his team having lost five of six entering Sunday’s game, Aaron Boone removed one of the Yankees’ hottest hitters from the lineup. Didi Gregorius went 4-for-8 with a homer and two RBIs Friday and Saturday in the first two games back from the IL where he started the season recovering ...
08:52 2019-06-10

Yankees won’t budge on Dallas Keuchel offer TORONTO — If Dallas Keuchel wants to be a Yankee, the left-handed starter will likely have to sign a one-year deal for a pro-rated qualifying offer that was $17.9 million. As of now, the Yankees’ preference is to keep the offer to a one-year pact, covering the rest of the 2019 season. Keuchel,...
22:00 2019-06-04

Yankees stay on must-have script to kick off doubleheader KANSAS CITY, Mo. — J.A. Happ was masterful for five innings before Kansas City’s Whit Merrifield hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the sixth to tie the game. Despite the setback, the Yankees remained confident they’d still go on to win their sixth straight. “One hundred percent,’’ Luke Voit sai...
02:39 2019-05-26

Yankees Continue to Pummel Orioles Pitching Clint Frazier homered twice and drove in a career-high five runs as the Yankees kept up their assault on Baltimore pitching in an 11-4 rout Tuesday night....
08:26 2019-05-22

MLB roundup: Yankees continue to punish Orioles Gleyber Torres continued his homer barrage against Baltimore with two more on Wednesday night, and the visiting New York Yankees finished with five long balls in a 7-5 victory over the Orioles....
09:00 2019-05-23

Yankees wish Dallas Keuchel had more reasons to reject them If the Yankees had to lose out on Dallas Keuchel, they hoped to lose big. That, at least according to GM Brian Cashman. “When you lose out (in free agency), you hope it’s that you’re blown out of the water,” Cashman said on WFAN, “and not by the hair on your chiny-chin-chin.” The bearded Keuchel,......
01:13 2019-06-11

Yankees slugger Stanton could return next week CHICAGO (AP) — The New York Yankees have placed Kendrys Morales on the 10-day injured list with a left calf strain. Morales is the 20th player to go on the IL this year for New York, matching its total for the entire 2018 season. The first baseman/designated hitter had three hits in the Yankees̵...
03:00 2019-06-14

Yankees survive Indians' rally for 7-6 win in Cleveland Aaron Hicks' go-ahead double and Stephen Tarpley's first career save propelled the Yankees to a 7-6 victory in 10 innings over the Cleveland Indians on Sunday....
16:00 2019-06-10

Yankees’ Clint Frazier Defends His Silence “I didn’t feel like I needed to stand in front of everyone and explain myself,” Frazier said of avoiding reporters on Sunday, when he struggled defensively. His decision clashed with team standards....
05:52 2019-06-05

Yankees’ Luke Voit has homecoming to remember KANSAS CITY, Mo. — There are homecomings and there are home-run comings. Luke Voit put on a Show Me State exhibition for his loyal fans in his home state. Voit blasted a 470-foot, two-run home run to left field in the seventh inning Saturday at Kauffman Stadium to break a 3-3 tie and boost the......
09:39 2019-05-26

This homecoming shows how far Yankees’ Luke Voit has come KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Luke Voit was back at Kauffman Stadium on Friday night, where the Missouri native took a significant step in his path to the majors. “This is where I had my first pre-draft workout,’’ Voit said before the Yankees and Royals had their game postponed by rain Friday night. “We stayed...
11:52 2019-05-25

Masahiro Tanaka puts Yankees in hole they can’t get out of Not all of Masahiro Tanaka’s splitters loitered in the strike zone Tuesday night against the Padres. Like in a lot of his outings this season, some had more bite than others, but the one that hurt the most put the Yankees in a deep first-inning ditch they couldn’t climb all the way out of. Trailing....
14:26 2019-05-29

Giancarlo Stanton has another setback in Yankees rehab First it was the biceps, then shoulder. Now, Giancarlo Stanton has had a calf setback. The Yankees announced the star outfielder has been shut down from his rehab assignment with left calf tightness and will sit for seven-to-10 days, Aaron Boone said Wednesday. He then will be reevaluated. Stanton w...
23:39 2019-05-22

How the Yankees could fill gaping CC Sabathia hole BALTIMORE — CC Sabathia went on the 10-day injured list Thursday to take care of his inflamed right knee. That was a given following Wednesday night’s victory over the Orioles in which he earned the win, while working on the painful hinge. How the Yankees fill in the rotation with the veteran lefty ...
13:52 2019-05-24

García’s homer lifts White Sox over Yankees 5-4 CHICAGO (AP) — Leury García hit a tiebreaking solo homer off Adam Ottavino in the seventh inning, and the Chicago White Sox rallied to beat the New York Yankees 5-4 on Thursday night. García looked at two called strikes from Ottavino (2-2) before battling back and sending the 11th pitch of the at-ba...
10:52 2019-06-14

Yankees Show Off Their Depth, Beating the Orioles Once Again The red-hot Gleyber Torres and Gary Sanchez did not enter the game until the ninth inning, but the first-place Yankees still managed to walk away with a win....
02:39 2019-05-24

Gary Sánchez leads Yankees to 5-3 victory over Red Sox Gary Sanchez hit a two-run home run off Rick Porcello and the New York Yankees won their ninth straight series with a 5-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium....
21:00 2019-06-02

Guerrero rallies Blue Jays over Yankees Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit a three-run homer as part of a five-run eighth inning, and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied for an 11-7 comeback win over the New York Yankees on Wednesday....
05:26 2019-06-06

Yankees hold on for DH sweep of Royals, win 7th straight KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Austin Romine and Cameron Maybin each drove in two in New York’s five-run second inning, and the Yankees held on to beat the Kansas City Royals 6-5 Saturday night, completing a sweep of a doubleheader for their seventh straight win. Romine finished with three hits and M...
09:26 2019-05-26

Domingo German placed on Yankees’ injured list Yankees starter, Domingo German, has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left hip flexor strain, the team announced Sunday morning. Prior to today’s game, the Yankees made the following roster moves: ·Placed RHP Domingo Germán on the 10-day IL with a left hip flexor strain (retroactive to...
00:52 2019-06-10

Yankees among favorites to sign Dallas Keuchel As the Dallas Keuchel sweepstakes heat up, it appears the Yankees are one of the favorites to sign the southpaw. According to Mark Feinsand of MLB.com, the Yankees and the Atlanta Braves are the favorites to sign Keuchel, with both of their offers appearing to be in the same area. According to a so...
18:39 2019-06-04

Encarnación to join Yankees on Monday, become primary DH CHICAGO (AP) — Yankees manager Aaron Boone plans to use AL home run leader Edwin Encarnación as his team’s primary designated hitter after the 36-year-old slugger joins the team in New York on Monday. Speaking to reporters before Sunday’s game in Chicago against the White Sox, Boone said...
20:39 2019-06-16

Luke Voit prospering where ailing Yankees need it the most CHICAGO — There are times in a tight game, Luke Voit acknowledged Thursday, when he’ll gaze from home plate back to his superiors for reminders and reassurance. “I’ll look over to [hitting coach] Marcus [Thames] in the dugout, and he’ll go, ‘Slow down. Don’t take that big swing,’” Voit explained to ...
17:39 2019-06-14

Fan arrested after literally dropping into Yankees’ bullpen CLEVELAND — A lax security detail at Progressive Field failed to keep a female from jumping into the Yankees’ bullpen Friday night and touring the pen shaking relievers’ hands. During the ninth inning of the Yankees’ 8-4 loss to the Indians, the woman dropped into the bullpen while the security deta...
12:01 2019-06-09

Yankees aren’t about to rush Stanton now that he’s nearly back CHICAGO — Despite producing numbers that indicate Giancarlo Stanton might be ready to face big league pitching after four minor league games on his way back from the injured list, the Yankees aren’t going to be seduced to activate him. “Trying to be pretty disciplined with the plan, making sure, now...
17:52 2019-06-16

What Yankees’ Plan B may be now that Dallas Keuchel’s off the board TORONTO — Max Scherzer. Justin Verlander. Gerrit Cole. Patrick Corbin. And now Dallas Keuchel. That quintet shares a bond beyond the obvious of being highly accomplished starting pitchers. All five have switched teams in the past five years, and none has gone to the Yankees due to Hal Steinbrenner a...
07:13 2019-06-07

Jessica Mendoza talks Alex Rodriguez and Mets’ adviser job ESPN baseball analyst Jessica Mendoza talks with The Post’s Justin Terranova about Aaron Boone’s attitude, the pressure of working with Alex Rodriguez and her role as Mets adviser. Mendoza, A-Rod and Matt Vasgersian will be sitting in Yankee Stadium’s Judge’s Chambers for Sunday night’s Red Sox-Yank...
10:52 2019-05-31

Edwin Diaz’s struggles have Mets bullpen in crisis mode LOS ANGELES — It is not yet panic time, but it’s getting closer for Edwin Diaz and the Mets. Brodie Van Wagenen mortgaged a part of the team’s future to bring in the closer from Seattle, the AL Reliever of the Year last year who piled up 57 saves and pitched to a 1.96 ERA,......
05:26 2019-05-31

Gómez HR sinks Nats after Martinez ejection, Mets sweep NEW YORK (AP) — Carlos Gómez lost his shoe during an early dash, then hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the eighth inning that helped the New York Mets overcome a Nationals comeback that started after Washington manager Dave Martinez’s heated ejection for a 6-4 victory Thursday and a four-gam...
21:26 2019-05-23

Mets acquire Indians’ Brooks Pounders as bullpen changes begin The Mets’ search for bullpen help continues. The team’s latest attempt was acquiring right-hander Brooks Pounders from the Indians for cash considerations, the Mets announced Saturday. The move came along with the team officially designating reliever Hector Santiago for assignment and optionin...
00:26 2019-06-16

Report: That Scuzzy Deal Between The Mets And Yahoo Has Not Gotten Off To A Great Start Remember way back in February, when Yahoo and the Mets announced a new partnership that, even in an era defined by flop-sweaty digital media ideas, was particularly flop-sweaty? The idea was this: Yahoo would launch a subscription-based site covering the Mets and only the Mets, and that site would f...
02:01 2019-05-23

The Brodie Van Wagenen mistake that put Mickey Callaway in danger: ex-Mets GM Steve Phillips cringed when he heard it. That would be one of Mets general manager Brodie Van Wagenen’s boasts before the season started that his newly constructed team was the favorite to win the National League East. “It was like, ‘nooooo, don’t say that’ because I just know how this goes,” Philli...
13:52 2019-05-24

Ump Hallion leaves Giants-Mets game after hit by foul ball NEW YORK (AP) — Plate umpire Tom Hallion was forced to leave the game between the San Francisco Giants and New York Mets on Tuesday night soon after he was hit in the mask by a foul ball off the bat of Todd Frazier with one out in the fourth inning. Hallion was hurt on Madison Bumgarner’s 3-1 ...
06:26 2019-06-05

Todd Frazier, Mets power their way past Giants to second straight win Todd Frazier dug into his bag Thursday and pulled out an 8-iron that delivered the perfect approach shot – make that go-ahead home run. The veteran third baseman hit a fly ball against Mark Melancon in the eighth inning that just kept going, igniting a four-run inning that sent the Mets to a second ...
21:39 2019-06-06

Robinson Cano hustles, then exits with injury in Mets’ twist Maybe this is why Robinson Cano didn’t want to run it out. Maligned for his lack of hustle on two ground balls over the weekend in Mami, Cano was forced to leave Wednesday’s game against the Nationals with left quad tightness after he grounded out to end the third inning. The Mets vetera...
02:52 2019-05-23

McNeil’s throw saves Mets vs Cards after Syndergaard hurt NEW YORK (AP) — Second baseman Jeff McNeil made a game-saving throw from right field to home plate for the final out, and the New York Mets held off the St. Louis Cardinals 8-7 on Saturday night after starter Noah Syndergaard exited with a strained right hamstring. Pete Alonso smashed a mammoth thre...
05:52 2019-06-16

Nationals vs. Mets: Taking another shot on Nats, Stephen Strasburg Superhero Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was depicted taking down a red Republican elephant in her comic book debut last week. AOC, who has a problem with well, everyone including her own party, is now taking on vegetables, suggesting growing cauliflower in “non-white neighborhoods” is a “colonial approac...
17:39 2019-05-23

What Robinson Cano’s ‘great’ day means for Mets return plans Robinson Cano’s return is growing near. Cano had a “great” day, Mets manager Mickey Callaway said before his team faced the Diamondbacks at Chase Field on Friday night. The day for Cano included batting practice and hitting against high velocity in his rehab from a quadriceps strain. It appear...
08:00 2019-06-01

Mets Defeat Cardinals as Jeff McNeil Saves Bullpen From Itself After starter Noah Syndergaard left with a strained hamstring, Mets relievers almost blew a third straight game. But McNeil threw out a runner at the plate for the final out....
13:39 2019-06-16

Mets place Syndergaard on injured list, activate Canó NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets placed pitcher Noah Syndergaard on the 10-day injured list with a strained right hamstring. The team also activated second baseman Robinson Canó from the IL. Syndergaard reached for his right hamstring after throwing a pitch in the seventh inning of New York’s...
20:39 2019-06-16

Ron Darling will return to Mets' broadcast booth after cancer treatment Longtime New York Mets broadcaster Ron Darling will return to the broadcast booth for Tuesday's game between the Mets and Giants after undergoing surgery for thyroid cancer ....
23:52 2019-06-03

Mets lose McNeil, struggling Cano to injured list Robinson Cano, who is hitting .241 with 13 RBIs, has a quad strain, and Mets teammate Jeff McNeil, who is third in the NL with a .333 batting average, has a hamstring strain....
18:26 2019-05-23

RHP Ervin Santana agrees to minor league contract with Mets NEW YORK (AP) — Ervin Santana has agreed to a minor league contract with the New York Mets pending a successful physical and will report to the team’s spring training complex in Port St. Lucie, Florida. Santana became a free agent on April 29, three days after he was designated for release by ...
21:00 2019-05-24

Mets finally stick Robinson Cano on IL after curious wait Robinson Cano is going on the IL after all. The Mets shelved the veteran infielder Sunday with left quad tightness and called up reliever Tim Peterson to replace him on the roster. Cano lasted just a few innings before exiting his first game from a strained left calf on Wednesday. Before he returns ...
17:13 2019-06-09

It only takes two words for Chase Utley to relive Mets hate Chase Utley has a new job, but the same goal: upset Mets fans. Utley recently started as a studio analyst with SportsNet LA, and Tuesday night he sat down for an interview to exchange perspectives with John Hartung on this year’s season. Utley was asked about his infamous F-bomb at the World Series ...
06:00 2019-06-13

Brandon Nimmo’s stiff neck lands him on Mets shelf Brandon Nimmo was concerned his stiff neck would cause him in-game problems. Now there’s more reason to worry. The Mets placed their outfielder on the 10-day injured list Wednesday, a day after he was a late scratch from his club’s thrilling, 6-5 walk-off win over the Washington National...
02:52 2019-05-23

Mets reach minor league deals with Kemp, Santana Looking to replenish their depth, the banged-up New York Mets agreed to minor league contracts with veteran outfielder Matt Kemp and pitcher Ervin Santana        ...
05:00 2019-05-25

Matt Kemp becomes the Mets’ latest veteran option in outfield Yoenis Cespedes won’t be walking through the door at any point this summer to help the Mets, but another former All-Star slugger might have the opportunity. In a low-risk, potential high-reward move, the team agreed to terms Friday on a minor league contract with Matt Kemp, an industry source confir...
06:39 2019-05-25

It took one week for Jay Bruce to turn into Phillies stud — and Mets’ nightmare The Mets thought they would see little of Jay Bruce when they shipped him to the American League, but he has returned to the NL East as one of the hottest hitters in baseball. The ex-Met has only been on the Phillies for a week, but has turned that into National League Player of the......
23:52 2019-06-10

Michael Conforto awaiting one final check before Mets return After going through his second full day of baseball activities without restrictions, Michael Conforto expects to return to the Mets’ lineup on Sunday. All that’s left is receiving MLB’s approval. “They said this morning they should get back to us [Saturday],” Conforto, who suffered a concussion on M...
02:39 2019-05-26

Steven Matz is saving Mets rotation without ‘one ounce of emotion’ LOS ANGELES — Steven Matz has come of age. Cody Bellinger did more damage to the Mets Tuesday night, but this time Matz, who turns 28 on Wednesday, did not allow that big blow to ruin his or the Mets’ night. Matz pitched six strong innings in the Mets’ 7-3 victory over the Dodgers at......
14:26 2019-05-29

Approach change has Dominic Smith forcing Mets’ hand Mickey Callaway found a rare day off for Pete Alonso. Now, the Mets manager needs to find more at-bats for Dominic Smith. Making his first start since May 16, Smith went 2-for-3 with a double, a walk and a run in the Mets’ 4-3 win over the Tigers on Sunday at Citi Field. Over the......
02:52 2019-05-27

Mets’ Wilson Ramos gets surprise pregnancy announcement from wife Mets catcher Wilson Ramos discovered he was was going to have another child in front of a Citi Field crowd during the Mets-Cardinals game on Thursday night. Before Ramos was headed to the on-deck circle his wife, Yely, came down from the stands with a sign telling him she’s pregnant with their...
06:13 2019-06-14

Mets’ Brodie Van Wagenen Isn’t Ready to Give Up on His Roster, or His Manager Firing Manager Mickey Callaway would be admitting flaws in the Mets’ plan, but Van Wagenen opted to double down on the team he assembled in his first off-season as a general manager....
17:52 2019-05-22

Former Mets manager has Robinson Cano solution: ‘I’m taking your money’ With Robinson Cano resting his left quad, an injury suffered due to superfluous hustle, the Mets can momentarily table the issue of how to deal with players (primarily Cano) whose lack of effort hurts the team. For they sure stumbled every which way when it came to Cano’s lost Miami weekend and how ...
16:13 2019-05-29

Rally on: Cards complete comeback vs Mets in suspended game NEW YORK (AP) — Paul DeJong hit an RBI single off Edwin Díaz in the 10th inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals completed their rally from a night earlier to beat the New York Mets 5-4 Friday. The game Thursday was suspended after 8 1/2 innings, moments after the Cardinals’ Harrison Bader drove i...
01:13 2019-06-15

Jeurys Familia implodes as Mets’ bullpen nightmare grows Prosperity can be fleeting. For the Mets, it’s often gone in an instant. It usually is when the bullpen is involved. In the span of 24 hours, they went from feeling good, headed to what looked like their sixth victory in eight games, to getting swept in a makeshift doubleheader and once again fading...
04:52 2019-06-15

Grimacing Robinson Cano exits to boos in Mets return Robinson Cano’s return to the field was short-lived. Activated from the injured list for Wednesday night’s game against the Giants, the Mets second baseman went 0-for-2 with an RBI, but was removed at the top of the fifth inning after appearing to aggravate the strained left calf, which had kept him...
02:52 2019-06-06

Cards rally in rain, game vs Mets suspended in 9th tied at 4 NEW YORK (AP) — The game between the St. Louis Cardinals and New York Mets was suspended because of rain Thursday night, moments after Harrison Bader hit an RBI double with two outs in the top of the ninth inning that made it 4-all. Play will resume Friday at 6:10 p.m. beginning in the bottom of the...
10:52 2019-06-14

Rajai Davis is Mets victim of Michael Conforto’s return Michael Conforto was activated from the injured list and played for the first time since suffering a concussion on May 16. The outfielder went 0-for-3 with a walk in Sunday’s 4-3 win over the Tigers at Citi Field. To make room for Conforto, the Mets designated Rajai Davis for assignment, “with...
02:52 2019-05-27

Mets vs. Nationals: Eric Fedde will out pitch Zack Wheeler Bold bowl photos of Alex Rodriguez sitting on the can were taken outside a window of his luxury apartment. Seems A-Rod forgot to close the blinds and was blindsided. His lawyers may seek legal action citing privacy laws if they can flush out who captured Alex’s bowling technique. And you thought “Ga...
00:26 2019-05-22

Could Mets recoup Yoenis Cespedes’ money? Here’s what’s banned in one contract On a characteristically chaotic day — even a win didn’t make it that much better — the Mets did one thing right: They offered few facts and even fewer opinions on Yoenis Cespedes’ shocking injury at his Port St. Lucie, Fla., ranch. Clearly, they were leaving their options open to see if an avenue ex...
00:26 2019-05-22

Tom Brady’s ‘Tom Terrific’ trademark request appalls Mets fans He may be the GOAT — but Tom Brady is no “Tom Terrific.” That’s at least according to Mets fans, who were appalled to learn the New England Patriots’ quarterback had recently requested to trademark the nickname that was bestowed upon the ‘Amazins pitcher Tom Seave...
20:00 2019-06-02

Steven Matz delivers for Mets as big bats, bullpen do the rest Mickey Callaway knows if the Mets are going to get back in the NL East race, their starting pitching will have to get them there. The manager pointed before Saturday’s game to Jacob deGrom, Zack Wheeler and Noah Syndergaard as the keys to that scenario, but Steven Matz also will have to play a part....
08:39 2019-06-09

A's pick up series win over Angels Stephen Piscotty drove in two runs with a home run and a sacrifice fly, and right-hander Mike Fiers worked six effective innings Thursday night, helping the visiting Oakland Athletics bounce back from a tough defeat the day before with a 7-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels in Anaheim, Calif....
13:13 2019-06-07

New BMW 1 Series: first deliveries due by the end of 2019 News 17 May, 2019 Following a barrage of teaser images, BMW has announced that first deliveries for the new 1 Series will arrive before the end of the year...
15:00 2019-05-21

Opinion: is the new 1 Series still a driver's car? BMW's shift from rear-wheel drive for the latest 1 Series won't please everyone, but it makes sense when you look at the figures In an increasingly homogenised world, variety is always welcome – and from that perspective alone it’s a shame that BMW has abandoned rear-wheel drive for the 1 Series. F...
05:52 2019-05-28

The Raptors win Game 4 and we now have a series SportsPulse: The Raptors were dominant in their Game 4 victory over the Bucks and much of the credit deserves to go to the Toronto bench. USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Matt Velazquez break it all down.        ...
15:26 2019-05-22

Nearly-new buying guide: BMW 3 Series (F30) Its handling is one of many reasons for picking an F30 This could be all the car you’ll ever need. We talk you through the choices The spectacle of all-new 3 Series saloons leaving your local BMW showroom can mean only one thing: a mountain of trade-ins, many of them the model’s predecessor, the...
15:13 2019-05-21

Yankees can’t afford to make DJ LeMahieu a bench player So many of them come to New York and the stage is too big for them, the lights too bright. Their knees knock and their legs turn to jelly. And then there’s DJ LeMahieu. Another one making Yankees general manager Brian Cashman look like a genius. The most unheralded former batting champion you will e...
19:52 2019-06-01

Yankees’ star prospect Estevan Florial goes off in return Estevan Florial, one of the Yankees’ top offensive prospects, returned to action Monday night for Single-A Tampa after being sidelined with a non-displaced right wrist fracture suffered during spring training. The 21-year-old went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs in Tampa’s 8-4 loss to t...
11:26 2019-06-04

Didi Gregorius could rejoin the Yankees by next road trip Didi Gregorius went 0-for-5 and played shortstop for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Friday night against Lehigh Valley. “It’s going well, potentially could see him as early as the road trip,’’ Yankees manager Boone said of Gregorius, who is coming back from Tommy John surgery last October. The Ya...
19:52 2019-06-01

Yankees’ biggest strength falters in another strange loss TORONTO — What do you get when mixing poor starting pitching, a rare bullpen letdown, sloppy fielding and two calls at first base that hurt? Even against a team as bad as the Blue Jays, the Yankees couldn’t survive that recipe for defeat Wednesday night, flushing a late three-run lead and dropping a...
08:52 2019-06-06

Gleyber Torres is biggest winner from Yankees’ injuries BALTIMORE — One of the best things that has happened to the Yankees while being crushed by injuries this season is the acceleration factor. No one is accelerating faster than Gleyber Torres. Young players like Torres have had to rise to the occasion. Torres, 22, has done a phenomenal job at shortsto...
15:26 2019-05-21

Yankees’ Luis Severino gives progress report on his health TORONTO — Luis Severino couldn’t predict when he will throw off a mound, but he knew it had been almost three weeks since he has felt any discomfort in his right shoulder or lat muscle. “Twenty-something days,’’ Severino said before the Yankees’ 4-3 loss to the Blue Jays on Tuesday night, when asked...
12:26 2019-06-05

Yankees’ replacement ace Domingo German suddenly struggling Replacing an ace couldn’t have been as simple as Domingo German made it seem. After sliding into the injured Luis Severino’s spot in the rotation, and spending the first third of the season as the surprising star of the Yankees staff, German has now posted his two worst performances of the season in...
16:00 2019-06-02

Clint Frazier is killing his trade value in Yankees’ agony Clint Frazier isn’t just hurting his standing with the Yankees with his shoddy defense, he’s also turning his trade value into practically nothing. His work in the outfield, which was highlighted on multiple occasions in Sunday’s loss to Boston, has become so bad that the Yankees figure to have a ha...
11:26 2019-06-04

Yankees select N.J. native Anthony Volpe in MLB draft The Yankees already have two of the best born-and-bred New York major leaguers in Dellin Betances and Adam Ottavino. Now they have one of the best young prospects from the area, too. They went local to start the MLB draft on Monday night, taking Delbarton High School (Morristown, N.J.) shortstop Ant...
06:52 2019-06-04

Yankees’ Aaron Hicks staying patient and starting to come around The plate discipline let Aaron Boone know Aaron Hicks was close. The go-ahead, two-run single the Yankees center fielder added Friday night against Chris Sale didn’t hurt, either. Still trying to find his rhythm after missing the first 40 games of the season with a lower back strain, Hicks stayed pa...
19:52 2019-06-01

Alex Rodriguez, ESPN make it all about them in Yankees-Red Sox stunt In many ways, Alex Rodriguez and ESPN are the perfect match. In their industries, they rose to prominence, becoming the biggest, baddest and richest by using a multi-pronged, hard-working approach to fuel them. ESPN outmuscled its competitors with the dual television revenue streams of advertising a...
04:39 2019-06-02

Keuchel? Bumgarner? The only viable Yankees’ pitching saviors For this year’s trade-deadline class of starting pitchers, you very well could prefer the maybes to the definitelys. That leaves the Yankees, clearly requiring some arms to complete their mission, in the spot of rooting for teams on the bubble to stumble, thereby expanding supply and alleviating dem...
02:52 2019-06-04

The snag that may prevent Dallas Keuchel from joining Yankees TORONTO — Dallas Keuchel has teams willing to go more than one year. The Yankees would like to add the free-agent left-handed starter, but just for the remainder of what has a very good chance of being a special season. So where does Keuchel land? The Yankees would like to keep the dollars at a......
16:39 2019-06-06

Dellin Betances finally honing in on Yankees comeback BALTIMORE — Dellin Betances won’t exactly know when he will be off the injured list until he starts throwing off a mound, but the right-handed reliever has an eye on June. “I hope so. I think I can be back [in] June,” Betances said after playing catch on flat ground from 105 feet before Monday......
15:26 2019-05-21

Ailing Tulowitzki sent home by Yankees as his calf heals TORONTO (AP) — New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone said Wednesday that injured infielder Troy Tulowitzki has returned home as he attempts to recover from a strained left calf. Boone said last weekend that Tulowitzki had pretty much recovered from his injury and the Yankees were discussing when the ...
01:52 2019-06-06

Edwin Encarnacion can’t pitch, but it’s still a winning move by Yankees CHICAGO — Can Edwin Encarnacion pitch? Kidding, kidding. And you had best be kidding if you pose the same question. Of course the Yankees’ surprise acquisition of the American League home run leader Encarnacion from the Mariners doesn’t cure their starting rotation woes, just as a much-needed, 8-4 b...
17:52 2019-06-16

This loss a perfect remedy for Yankees fans who want to worry TORONTO — Sometimes, you’ve got to throw a bouquet to the gloom-and-doomers. What, you have a better way to spin this ugly Yankees loss? Yeah, the Yankees lost a weird one Wednesday night, 11-7 to the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. It was weird in just how many units malfunctioned for the American Leag...
11:39 2019-06-06

Rehabbing Yankees heading to Tampa with plenty of uncertainty The Yankees hit the road following Sunday’s 8-5 loss to the Red Sox, off to begin a six-game trip in Toronto on Tuesday. Several of their injured teammates will be headed out of The Bronx, as well, with Aaron Judge, Dellin Betances and Greg Bird slated to continue their rehab in Tampa. Judge, sideli...
09:52 2019-06-03

Yankees’ draft pick starting off a bit like Brett Gardner did While many MLB draft picks make the jump from high school to the minor leagues, Yankees third-rounder Jake Sanford is on a more unusual path. The No. 105 pick graduated from Auburn Drive High School in 2016, passed on a volleyball scholarship from Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, Canada and then...
11:39 2019-06-06

Didi Gregorius’ return to Yankees’ lineup has been seamless CHICAGO — Just think how worse off the Yankees could be right now if Didi Gregorius hadn’t returned in midseason form, in this midseason. “It is what it is,” the shortstop said Saturday, before going 2-for-4 with an RBI walk in the Yankees’ 8-4 win over the the White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Fie...
17:52 2019-06-16

The date Didi Gregorius is expected to return to Yankees Yankees manager Aaron Boone said Didi Gregorius should rejoin the Yankees on Friday in Cleveland. Gregorius started at shortstop for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, a day after making an excellent throw from second while turning a double play. Gregorius got his first hit with SWB on Satu...
16:00 2019-06-02

LeMahieu leads Happ, surging Yankees past Red Sox 4-1 NEW YORK (AP) — DJ LeMahieu homered and hit an RBI double off the wall against Chris Sale, sending the surging New York Yankees to a 4-1 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Friday night. Aaron Hicks broke a third-inning tie with a two-run single, and J.A. Happ (5-3) pitched well against Boston again ...
05:13 2019-06-01

Yankees acquire Edwin Encarnacion in trade with Mariners The Seattle Mariners traded designated hitter/first baseman Edwin Encarnacion to the New York Yankees for cash considerations and a minor league pitcher Saturday night....
20:01 2019-06-16

Yankees activate Aaron Hicks from Injured List After missing the first 40 games of the 2019 season due to a back injury, Aaron Hicks is ready to return to the Bronx. Embed from Getty Images Prior to Monday night’s game, the Yankees announced that they have activated Aaron Hicks off the Injured List. Hicks batting leadoff as the Bronx Bo...
16:39 2019-05-21

J.A. Happ implodes as Yankees fall to mediocre White Sox CHICAGO — J.A. Happ was cruising to a second straight start that wasn’t going to require the Yankees’ bullpen to go near the middle innings and appeared to be ready to match his season-high of seven innings, or even work deeper. The first three frames were almost flawless and he navigated around a b...
06:13 2019-06-14

Frazier 2 HRs, 5 RBIs carry Yankees past Orioles 11-4 BALTIMORE (AP) — Clint Frazier homered twice and had a career-high five RBIs, Gary Sánchez contributed a three-run drive and the New York Yankees kept up their assault on Baltimore pitching in an 11-4 rout Tuesday night. New York made it easy for Domingo Germán (9-1) to win his sixth consecutive sta...
05:39 2019-05-22

Call to arms: Yankees’ Paxton, Sabathia near return NEW YORK (AP) — Left-hander James Paxton is likely to rejoin the New York Yankees’ rotation on Wednesday against San Diego, followed by CC Sabathia this weekend against Boston. On a day of updates for many of the Yankees’ 15 players on the injured list, reliever Dellin Betances threw his...
19:00 2019-05-27

Domingo German to IL as Yankees pitching is now dangerously thin Injuries paved the way for Domingo German’s surprise season — and a trip to the injured list will soon put it on hold. The Yankees placed their impressive 26-year-old on the IL with a strained left hip flexor, calling up Stephen Tarpley in a corresponding move. German (9-2) has been the ...
17:13 2019-06-09

Yankees Give Padres a Rude Welcome in First Visit to New Stadium Clint Frazier, Brett Gardner and Gary Sanchez homered, and Manny Machado was booed, as San Diego became the last opposing team to play in the Yankees’ decade-old stadium....
00:00 2019-05-28

Brett Gardner already solving upcoming Yankees dilemma Monday was the second of three straight games in which the Yankees were scheduled to face a lefty starter, and there is the possibility of the Red Sox throwing more lefties in a four-game series that opens Thursday at Yankee Stadium. However, Aaron Boone doesn’t sound like Brett Gardner is going to ...
05:26 2019-05-28

Yankees’ Manny Machado pass deserves only cheers His mood brightened the most, late Monday afternoon, when Manny Machado received a question about Yankee Stadium’s legendarily generous right-field porch. “I think everyone knows Yankee Stadium, how short right field is,” the Padres’ $300 million man said after he lost his Bronx debut in his new uni...
05:26 2019-05-28

Yankees relievers rule from start to finish in different kind of win Chad Green faced the first three Padres hitters to start the game and made Greg Garcia, Franmil Reyes and Manny Machado look sick on a string of high-octane fastballs. Adam Ottavino, Tommy Kahnle, Zack Britton and Aroldis Chapman covered the final four innings without surrendering a run. So, who was...
05:26 2019-05-28

Searching for one positive sign from faltering Yankees rotation CHICAGO — The question that popped into one slightly jet-lagged mind (we sat on the tarmac for a while) as the Yankees slogged through a 5-4 loss to the White Sox on Thursday night at Guaranteed Rate Field (worst ballpark name ever): At this point on the schedule, would the Yankees rather win as man...
17:39 2019-06-14

Yankees’ lull proving they may have to buy more free-agent groceries CLEVELAND — Just how large a shopping cart will these Yankees require to achieve their goals? CC Sabathia’s farewell to his original baseball home fizzled Saturday afternoon to the tune of an 8-4 Yankees loss at Progressive Field, as the Indians saluted the big lefty, whom they drafted in 1998, by r...
11:26 2019-06-09

Paxton, Gregorius nearing returns for Yankees; Barrett on IL Left-hander James Paxton and shortstop Didi Gregorius are closing in on their returns to the New York Yankees while right-hander Jake Barrett is heading to the injured list        ...
22:52 2019-05-26

Watch: Yankees' Gardner hit in face after throwing helmet New York Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner received six stitches on his bottom lip after taking a batting helmet -- one he threw at the dugout wall -- to the face....
05:26 2019-06-09

Mercado homers off Sabathia, Indians beat Yankees 8-4 CLEVELAND (AP) — Rookie Oscar Mercado hit a two-run homer off CC Sabathia to break a fifth-inning tie and the Cleveland Indians defeated the New York Yankees 8-4 on Saturday. Roberto Perez homered in his fourth straight game for Cleveland. The Indians have won four of five on their homestand against...
01:13 2019-06-09

Aaron Judge starting to ‘ramp up a little’ in Yankees rehab BALTIMORE — Aaron Judge didn’t swing a bat against a pitcher. Nor did he run the bases. Or make throws from right field to third base and home plate. Yet, Judge’s rehab program was on full display Tuesday at Camden Yards, where he took dry swings in the bullpen, played catch with outfield coach Regg...
07:13 2019-05-22

Yankees may be finally showing fatigue from their injury battle CLEVELAND — Subway Series! Subway Series? “I’m just excited to go home and sleep in my own bed,” Aaron Hicks said Sunday afternoon, not long after he launched a run-scoring double to finally put the pesky Indians to rest, 7-6 in 10 innings at Progressive Field. Hicks spoke as well for his teammates,...
03:00 2019-06-10

Yankees will be pushing bullpen as they wait on Paxton, Sabathia KANSAS CITY, Mo. — While the Yankees wait to see if James Paxton and CC Sabathia recover from their knee issues in time to rejoin the rotation soon, manager Aaron Boone acknowledged he will have to piece together some games with his bullpen. Boone said he didn’t have an update on Sabathia after the ...
09:39 2019-05-26

Yankees shut down Dellin Betances in another injury setback Of all the Yankees injured list inhabitants, the case of Dellin Betances perhaps has been the most frustrating. On Tuesday, it got worse. The Yankees are shutting down their back-end reliever for a few weeks due to a low-grade lat strain, manager Aaron Boone announced after his club demolished the M...
00:39 2019-06-12

Wander Franco could be the MLB star the Yankees were forced to miss If the Yankees missed out on baseball’s next wunderkind, they have the international signing rules to blame. The Yankees were set to sign Wander Franco, one of baseball’s top prospects, out of Latin America for $6 million, ESPN’s Jeff Passan wrote in a long feature detailing Franco...
00:39 2019-06-12

Yankees’ Luke Voit and Gio Urshela proving they’re no flukes Midnight never comes for the Yankees. Luke Voit and Gio Urshela have not turned into pumpkins. Time has not revealed them as aberrations. The clock ticks on the season and Voit and Urshela embed themselves on a championship contender. Heck, the Yankees are a championship contender, in part, because ...
04:00 2019-06-12

DH days jump-starting Yankees’ Luke Voit BALTIMORE — Manager Aaron Boone used Luke Voit as the DH on Thursday for a second straight game and went with Kendrys Morales at first in back-to-back games. “Kind of a way to squeak some days [of rest] for him,’’ Boone said of Voit, who went 2-for-5 with a homer in the Yankees’ 6-5 win......
13:52 2019-05-24

Kevin Durant’s gamble strikes Yankees’ star who’s been there before CC Sabathia knows first-hand about layering significant risk with free agency nearing and understands the mindset to soldier on while physically compromised. A few minutes after a discussion on these topics in conjunction to Kevin Durant, Sabathia posted on Twitter a picture of him and his friend si...
06:00 2019-06-13

Yankees-Royals rained out, day-night doubleheader Saturday KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The game between the New York Yankees and Kansas City Royals scheduled for Friday night was postponed because of heavy rain in the forecast. The teams were set to make up the game with a day-night doubleheader on Saturday, with the first game at 1:15 p.m. and the second at 7:...
03:13 2019-05-25

Price finally solves Yankees as Red Sox win 8-5 to stop skid David Price finally won at Yankee Stadium for the first time with the Boston Red Sox, backed by early homers from J.D. Martinez and Xander Bogaerts in an 8-5 victory over New York        ...
06:39 2019-06-03

David Ortiz shooting scares Yankees: ‘Why my mom’ won’t let me go back Zack Britton’s mother is from the Dominican Republic and he still has family there, but the Yankees left-hander said Monday he hadn’t returned to the country “in an extremely long time” and the shooting of David Ortiz there on Sunday night is an example of why that’s the case. “It’s the reason why m...
01:13 2019-06-11

Money and Modern Strategy: How the Depleted Yankees Kept Winning Despite 17 players spending time on the injured list this year, the Yankees have kept pace in the A.L. East with smart moves rather than splashy ones....
00:39 2019-05-23

Yankees sweep away Royals for seventh straight victory KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Yankees have spent the past week playing the two worst teams in the American League — and they have taken advantage of the favor the schedule-makers gave them. On Saturday, they swept a split doubleheader against the Royals, winning the first game 7-3 and the nightcap 6-5 at K...
07:00 2019-05-26

Adam Ottavino sees danger with his hot Yankees start Dellin Betances is shut down and he won’t be back for quite some time now that a lat injury has surfaced. The right-hander’s extended absence has only highlighted the importance of Adam Ottavino, who the Yankees signed during the offseason to improve an already strong bullpen. Ottavino has delivered...
14:39 2019-06-13

Didi Gregorius’ return to the Yankees coming into focus Didi Gregorius went hitless in three at-bats and played seven innings at shortstop in his first rehab game with Single-A Tampa in a 2-1 loss in Bradenton on Saturday night on his road back from offseason Tommy John surgery. “I texted with him probably three days ago when he started [extended spring ...
09:39 2019-05-26

Yankees getting James Paxton back for finale vs. Padres James Paxton will start Wednesday against the Padres. It will be his first outing since May 3 because of an inflamed left knee that landed him on the IL and had him wearing a brace Tuesday. “It’s always hard to be hurt, it’s no fun’’ said Paxton, who has been on the shelf eight times......
14:26 2019-05-29

The secret formula behind Yankees’ unrelenting winning culture CLEVELAND — “Culture,” Buck Showalter said, chewing on the term this past week in a telephone interview. “There has to be a better word.” “It’s hard to measure culture,” Brian Cashman acknowledged, “but it’s very important to create culture and constantly reinforce it in various ways — with the peop...
23:39 2019-06-08

Masahiro Tanaka missing Yankees start for best reason yet Another Yankee will miss some time, but for once, it’s a happy occasion. Masahiro Tanaka will skip Sunday’s start against the Cleveland Indians after his wife Mai gave birth to the couple’s second child, a girl, on Friday. The couple also have a young boy together. Tanaka was place...
19:52 2019-06-08

Yankees activate Didi Gregorius from injured list New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius has been activated from the injured list and is expected to make his season debut Friday night against the Cleveland Indians....
02:00 2019-06-08

Didi Gregorius trend not yet setting off Yankees’ alarms Didi Gregorius welcomed himself back to Yankee Stadium on Tuesday with a double in his first at-bat. The shortstop’s defense is still trying to catch up. In his fourth game back from offseason Tommy John surgery, Gregorius committed his second error on a tough day in the field as the Yankees opened ...
04:00 2019-06-12

Yankees haven’t been burned by prospects they chose to trade CHICAGO — Over here on the home side of Guaranteed Rate Field (worst ballpark name ever), Rick Hahn voiced optimism about Blake Rutherford. “He came in with a goal of wanting to hit for more power this year and unfortunately got off to a slower start at Double-A,” Hahn, the White Sox general manager...
16:52 2019-06-15

CC Sabathia flops as Yankees’ rotation woes only get worse CHICAGO — Spring training was loaded with questions about the Yankees’ rotation. Now, two-plus months into a season that has been mostly been a celebration of the club overcoming injuries to multiple stars, the canopy of doubt continues to smother the starters. Before the White Sox pinned a 10-2 los...
08:26 2019-06-15

Yankees have had their eyes on Anthony Volpe for a long time TORONTO — Damon Oppenheimer made it clear what he was hearing about the Yankees’ first-round pick Anthony Volpe came from others — but what the team’s scouting director heard was impressive. “In talking to our scouts and scouts from other organizations, the names they always throw at you is: This is...
11:26 2019-06-07

Domingo German has emerged as the Yankees’ ace — and the numbers prove it Of the dozen-odd injuries the Yankees have miraculously endured this spring, the biggest one won’t be healed anytime soon.  That’s according to general manager Brian Cashman, who revealed on Sunday morning that starter Luis Severino’s right lat strain will likely keep him sidelined...
16:39 2019-05-21

Gio Urshela savoring new dream role in Yankees-Red Sox rivalry Gio Urshela got his introduction to the Yankees-Red Sox rivalry not necessarily by choice, but by virtue of growing up as a baseball fan in Colombia. “That’s the only games that they put on the TV in Colombia,” he said Thursday. “I always watched this.” Now they’re all watching him. Urshela got his ...
10:52 2019-05-31

Yankees vs. White Sox: Expect Lucas Giolito to keep rolling If you had placed a $100 bet on every starting pitcher in every start they have made this season, Lucas Giolito would enter Friday as the most profitable pitcher in the majors. According to OddsShark, you’d be up $955 this season — and he has found his way into the early Cy Young discussion. Giolito...
04:13 2019-06-15

Plate ump O’Nora hit by foul ball, exits Cards-Mets game NEW YORK (AP) — Plate umpire Brian O’Nora has left the St. Louis Cardinals-New York Mets game after getting hit in the groin by a foul ball. Matt Carpenter fouled off a pitch from New York starter Noah Syndergaard in the third inning Saturday night, and the ball bounced up and hit O’Nora...
05:52 2019-06-16

‘Weird swing’ turns Dominic Smith into Mets’ injury concern PHOENIX — Dominic Smith homered with a sore right thumb a day earlier, but the Mets weren’t taking any chances Sunday. The first baseman/outfielder is expected to receive an MRI exam in New York on Monday, after he was scratched from the lineup against the Diamondbacks. Smith said he hurt the thumb ...
09:52 2019-06-03

Mets’ Brodie Van Wagenen takes risk on big-name high school pitcher Brodie Van Wagenen isn’t taking a conservative approach to his first draft with the Mets. The first-year general manager took a big swing to kick off the second day of the MLB draft, selecting highly regarded pitcher Matthew Allan of Seminole High School in Sanford, Fla., in the third round (89th ov...
12:26 2019-06-05

Mets escape game and chaotic week, with real test coming The JV portion of the schedule is done, but the Mets made it fun while it lasted. Behind Zack Wheeler’s deepest start of the season and Adeiny Hechavarria’s three-run homer, the Mets closed out a wild and memorable homestand at Citi Field with a 4-3 win over the Tigers on Sunday afternoon to return ...
22:13 2019-05-26

Mets watch other hot-seat manager, Dave Martinez, go absolutely nuts In what seemed improbable at the start of the week, the manager most at risk of losing his job at Citi Field might not be Mickey Callaway after all. Nationals manager Dave Martinez has been feeling the heat of late, and it seemed to boil over on Thursday afternoon. Martinez was tossed in the eighth....
02:13 2019-05-24

Mets Say Yoenis Cespedes Suffered "Ankle Fractures" In An Incident On His Ranch Yoenis Cespedes hasn’t played for the Mets since last July, when he returned after months on the DL for exactly one game, homered, and then announced that he needed season-ending heel surgery. The outfielder will now be out for even longer thanks to a mysterious incident on his ranch in Port St. Luc...
15:13 2019-05-21

Nats manager Martinez fires hat, kicks dirt, ejected vs Mets NEW YORK (AP) — Washington manager Dave Martinez was ejected in the eighth inning of a game against the New York Mets and didn’t leave until making quite a scene. Plate umpire Bruce Dreckman rang up Washington’s Howie Kendrick for a strikeout as he tried to check his swing Thursday, then...
21:26 2019-05-23

Matz fans 10, Alonso hits 21st HR as Mets beat Rockies 5-3 Steven Matz struck out 10, Pete Alonso moved closer to the Mets' rookie home run record and New York beat the Colorado Rockies 5-3       ...
06:39 2019-06-09

Mets’ pick Jake Mangum was made for them: Chicken ‘sacrifice,’ superstitions They’re the Amazin’ Mets, but also the Superstitious Mets, the club that made rally caps cool, whose fans always blame some curse for its misfortunes. So, Jake Mangum, selected in the fourth-round of last week’s amateur draft out of Mississippi State, should fit in just fine. Allow his team’s equipm...
03:00 2019-06-10

Yoenis Cespedes fractures ankle in ‘violent fall’ at his ranch, Mets say Mets General Manager Brodie Van Wagenen announced the news about Cespedes, who has been recovering from heel surgery, and also made a statement of support for embattled Manager Mickey Callaway....
14:39 2019-05-21

Voit, Ursela lead Yanks over Mets 12-5 in twin-bill opener NEW YORK (AP) — Gio Urshela and Luke Voit homered off Zack Wheeler in a five-run fourth inning, and the New York Yankees tied their season high with 15 hits in a 12-5 rout of the Mets on Tuesday that opened a day-night Subway Series doubleheader. Masahiro Tanaka (4-5) gave up a three-run homer to Je...
23:26 2019-06-11

Jeff McNeil, Robinson Cano to injured list in Mets blows The Mets are paying the price for hustling. Robinson Cano and Jeff McNeil both landed on the injured list Thursday, the former with a low-grade quad strain and the latter with hamstring tightness, before the Mets tried to complete a four-game sweep of the Nationals at Citi Field. Cano was forced to ...
17:39 2019-05-23

Jarred Kelenic is making Mets’ Robinson Cano trade look even worse Not two months into the season, it looks like trading your organization’s best prospect for a 36-year-old with a large contract might just be a bad idea. As Robinson Cano exited Wednesday’s game with tightness in his left quad and has since been placed on the injured list, Jarred Kelenic...
17:39 2019-05-23

Mets waste rare Jason Vargas gem in latest loss to Dodgers LOS ANGELES — Jason Vargas was everything the Mets could have wanted Thursday night in keeping his team competitive and swallowing innings to rest a depleted bullpen. But it was the left-hander’s misfortune to face the National League’s early Cy Young award front-runner, who was performing at peak l...
10:52 2019-05-31

McNeil's throw saves Mets vs Cards after Syndergaard hurt Second baseman Jeff McNeil made a game-saving throw from right field to home plate for the final out, and the New York Mets held off the St. Louis Cardinals 8-7 after starter Noah Syndergaard exited with a strained right hamstring       ...
09:26 2019-06-16

Yoenis Cespedes’ bizarre mishap could create Mets’ money battle Yoenis Cespedes’ fall from grace turned literal Saturday night, and his future with the Mets may have gone down with it. The Mets’ long-lost outfielder, who has been out since last July after undergoing double-heel surgery, sustained multiple fractures in his right ankle following a “violent fall” o...
15:26 2019-05-21

Robinson Cano embodied the Mets' bravado this winter. He now needs to prove it Time is running out for the Mets, and if anyone possibly can save this team, it must be Robinson Cano, their 36-year-old second baseman.        ...
04:26 2019-06-04