Jordan Walden got the final out with the bases loaded after Atlanta manager Fredi Gonzalez pulled star closer Craig Kimbrel, and the Braves held off the New York Mets 7-5 Saturday night.
James Loney drove in four runs and the Tampa Bay Rays overcame a four-run deficit to beat the New York Yankees 11-5 on Friday night.
The trade involves minor league right-hand reliever Zack Thornton and a player to be named. So far this season, Ike is 5-for-24 with only one home run – although that homer was a walk-off grand slam,
Aaron Harang threw no-hit ball for seven innings but was pulled after 121 pitches, and reliever Luis Avilan gave up David Wright’s two-out single in the eighth as the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 6-0 Friday night.
Teixeira played five innings of defense in Friday’s intrasquad game at the Yankees’ minor-league complex. He says he is ready to return Sunday, the first day he is eligible to be activated from the 15-day disabled list.
According to the report, Las Vegas 51s manager Wally Backman challenged the right-hander to alter his approach on the hill ahead of his last start.
Scouts said the 32-year-old “looked fit and healthy” following Tommy John surgery and his pitches were clocked between 87-93 mph, according Jon Heyman of WFAN and CBSSports.com.
It’s one of the rarest — and most exciting — plays in baseball. And it happened on Thursday night.
CC Sabathia pitched seven innings for a rare win at Tropicana Field, leading the NewYork Yankees past David Price and the Tampa Bay Rays 10-2 Thursday night in a matchup of former AL Cy Young Award winners.
“I’ll be ready Sunday,” the veteran slugger said. “I will be fully ready to play Sunday and will be very disappointed if I don’t.”
In Vegas, the 2010 All-Star feasted on minor-league pitching. In three games he went 8-for-12 with two doubles, two homers, 5 RBIs, two walks and a stolen base.
There’s a “Seaver entrance” on the Plaza level of Citi Field. That’s great, but how about something befitting the greatest Mets player of all time?
Advance toward the leader of the free world at your own risk — even if you’re a professional sports mascot, with your giant mitts and huge noggin.
Who’s your goat of the week? Vote here and listen in for the “winner” on Friday!
The New York Yankees beat the Chicago Cubs 2-0 on a bitterly cold Wednesday night to complete its first doubleheader shutout sweep since 1987.
Check out all the memorable photos from Opening Day at Citi Field.
Photos from Jacoby Ellsbury’s introductory press conference at Yankee Stadium.
Here is a recap of the first week of the MLB Playoffs.