After a down year in 2011 — which was split between Cincinnati and Washington — Gomes bounced back to hit 18 home runs and drive in 47 runs in 279 at-bats, along with his best-ever .377 on-base percentage for the A’s.
Buck Showalter’s inspired Orioles are defying logic and mastering the aging Yankees.
Ike Davis was just the fourth player in baseball history to account for all three of his team’s runs with solo homers in a loss.
Jerry Recco’s first update of the week filled us in on everything going on in the world of sports and provided plenty of laughter, which has quickly become a Recco staple.
R.A. Dickey rebounded from his first loss in three months to gain his National League-leading 14th win
New York managed nothing at the plate besides three solo shots by Davis and lost for the 14th time in 16 games.
Josh Collmenter pitched six innings and drove in a run during Arizona’s six-run second and the Diamondbacks beat the reeling New York Mets 11-5 on Friday night.
Harvey, the Mets’ top pick in the 2010 draft, set a franchise record for strikeouts in a debut. He also doubled and singled to become the first pitcher since 1900 to strike out more than 10 and collect a pair of hits in his first game.
Matt Harvey wowed Mets fans in his major league debut by snapping their six-game losing streak, striking out 11 batters.
Matt Harvey dazzled in his major league debut, holding Arizona to three hits and striking out 11 over 5 1-3 innings in the New York Mets’ 3-1 win over the Diamondbacks on Thursday night.
“It is what it is,” said manager Terry Collins. “He’s going to have to realize there’s lots of things that come with pitching in the big leagues, and one of them might be to stop a losing streak.”
Jerry Recco began his first update of the morning by rehashing everything that when on during the Yankees 5-2, rubber-game win over the Mariners yesterday afternoon in Seattle.
Losers in their last 12 of 13 games, the New York Mets must get themselves together and pull out of this slump soon for any chance at salvaging the season.
Finally, Matt Harvey has arrived. That’s the good news…
Monday night brought yet another loss for Mets fans. But hey, look at the bright side. One of the team’s top prospects is about to get his first start, and it sounds like he may be around for awhile.