The Mets now have a very impressive back end of the bullpen.
At the Mets’ minor league complex in Port St. Lucie, Florida, Wheeler lightly tossed from 60-70 feet. It was the first time he’s thrown a baseball since undergoing surgery.
Greg Maddux is the greatest craftsman I’ve ever seen on a mound. Pedro Martinez is the greatest pitcher I’ve ever seen on a mound.
Hardly anyone thought Alex Rodriguez would be celebrating his 40th birthday as a member of the Yankees. But he’s pulled off the improbable.
It won’t be easy to break the nine-year playoff drought, but Alderson gave his team a fighting chance this weekend. The “baseball maverick” delivered. It was about time. Here’s hoping he’s not done.
The Yankees are one good stretch — or one big splash — from running away with the division. But so far GM Brian Cashman has been unwilling to unload blue-chip talent in a trade.
Terry Collins was never a buffoon of a manager. He just lacked options. The Mets gave him some with the trade for Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson.
Nathan Eovaldi pitched impressively into the ninth inning, Chase Headley and Stephen Drew each homered, and the New York Yankees beat the Minnesota Twins 7-2 on Sunday for a series win.
Zack Greinke’s shutout streak ended at 45 2-3 innings when the Mets scored the first of two scratch runs against him, and New York defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Sunday on newcomer Juan Uribe’s game-winning single off the wall in the 10th.
For Pedro Martinez, the last to speak, the moment was magical as scores in the crowd waved Dominican flags for one of their own.
Yankees great Reggie Jackson says he’s sorry for using profanity in public after a confrontation with an autograph-seeking fan in Cooperstown.
CBSSports.com’s Jon Heyman tweeted that the Mets announced the raccoon had been captured and released into the wild.
Lucas Duda homered twice for the Mets in their highest-scoring game since April 2013, and their biggest run total ever against the Dodgers.
The Minnesota Twins may feel that this weekend represents a good opportunity for them to finally beat CC Sabathia at Target Field.
The New York Mets have acquired infielder Juan Uribe, infielder-outfielder Kelly Johnson and cash considerations from the Atlanta Braves for minor league pitchers John Gant and Rob Whalen.