Derek Jeter was hit on the arm by a Steve Geltz pitch in the eighth inning of a 6-1 loss to Tampa Bay on Tuesday night.
Wilmer Flores homered twice and drove in six runs for the second time this year, Ruben Tejada capped a four-run fourth inning with a two-run double, and the New York Mets routed the Miami Marlins 9-1.
Masahiro Tanaka is likely to rejoin the New York Yankees’ rotation Sunday after an absence of more than two month.
Prado has been a solid performer for the Yankees, posting a .316 batting average with seven homers and 16 RBIs in 37 games since being obtained from Arizona on July 31.
The Mets denied making any official alterations to their logo, but that didn’t stop fans from reacting harshly once the team reverted to its original avatar.
The rookie whiffed eight consecutive Miami Marlins to begin the game at Citi Field, matching the mark set by Jim Deshaies of the Houston Astros against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sept. 23, 1986.
Retired slugger Gary Sheffield says he never hit his kids with a tree branch, but he would threaten them with a belt if necessary.
Derek Jeter’s final season now has no chance of ending with an AL East title. “It’s frustrating,” Yankees manager Joe Girardi said after Monday night’s loss.
Mets manager Terry Collins could hardly contain his excitement, saying the club tried to keep Harvey at about 80 percent effort, and the All-Star still looked “very, very good.”
Jacob deGrom struck out his first eight batters to match a major league record before the Miami Marlins finally started making contact Monday night and rallied late for a 6-5 victory over the New York Mets.
Ben Zobrist hit a game-ending single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, lifting the Tampa Bay Rays over the New York Yankees 1-0 on Monday night.
Derek Jeter, in an 0-for-24 slump, was out of the New York Yankees’ starting lineup at Tampa Bay on Monday night.
Masahiro Tanaka pitched five scoreless innings against minor leaguers in an instructional-league simulated game Monday, perhaps the final step before the injured Japanese pitcher rejoins the Yankees.
Dillon Gee has now made over 100 starts for the Mets, something only 22 other pitchers have done in club history.
Assuming nothing drastic happens over the final two weeks of the season — such as deGrom allowing eight runs in consecutive starts — the right-hander should edge the speedy Hamilton.