Keidel: Yankees Have 6 Weeks To Really Show What They Are Made OfFor the first time in a long time the Yankees (24-25) must feel like Gotham's afterthought, buried in their own division and nestled in second place in their own city.
Schwei's Mets Notes: Familia Struggling In Non-Save SituationsFamilia is 16-for-16 with a 1.69 ERA in save situations this season, but in a non-save situations his ERA is 8.64.
Palladino: Consoling Words Do Mets' Harvey More Harm Than GoodFrom the Mets greats of 30 years ago to his current manager and teammates, everybody seems to want to help Matt Harvey get out of his terrible slump.
Yankees' Beltran, Ackley Banged Up, Teixeira Plans To Start MondayYankees right fielder Carlos Beltran missed Sunday against the Tampa Bay Rays because of right shoulder tightness, and infielder Dustin Ackley could be headed to the disabled list.
Kershaw Denied Win But Gonzalez Lifts Dodgers Over Mets, 4-2Adrian Gonzalez snapped a ninth-inning tie with a two-run single off suddenly struggling closer Jeurys Familia, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the New York Mets 4-2 on Sunday night.
Castro's 2-Run Homer Only Hit For Yanks In 2-1 Win Over RaysStarlin Castro's two-run homer off Jake Odorizzi in the seventh inning was the Yankees' only hit of the game, and it was enough to give New York a 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday.
Syndergaard: 'It Was Just A Pitch That Got Away From Me'Whether he wanted revenge or not, Noah Syndergaard never got it Saturday night. What he did get was ejected in the top of the third inning.
Utley Answers With Slam, Solo HR As Dodgers Rout Mets 9-1Chase Utley hit a grand slam and a solo homer after Noah Syndergaard threw a 99 mph fastball behind his back, and the Los Angeles Dodgers went deep a season-high five times in routing the New York Mets 9-1 on Saturday night.
Longoria's Homer, 4 RBIs Off Pineda Lead Rays Over Yanks 9-5Evan Longoria homered and drove in four runs, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the New York Yankees 9-5 Saturday to send Michael Pineda to his sixth loss in his last seven decisions.
Mets Find Help At FIrst Base, Get Loney In Trade With PadresLucas Duda was put on the disabled list Monday with a stress fracture in his lower back that is expected to sideline him at least four to six weeks, probably longer.
Granderson's Walk-Off Homer Bails Out MetsCurtis Granderson hit a home run leading off the bottom of the ninth inning Friday as the New York Mets beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-5 at Citi Field.
A-Rod, Tanaka Lift Yankees Past Rays, 4-1Alex Rodriguez hit a two-run homer and Masahiro Tanaka gave up two hits over seven innings to lead the New York Yankees to a 4-1 win against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field on Friday.