He sacrificed his job for his baseball team. Joseph Neubauer was fired from his position because he didn’t want to mess up an attendance streak at Yankee Stadium.
New York dropped to 3-10 in September and 6-11 this season against the Marlins, who have the NL’s worst record at 55-92.
The Yankees lost their second straight after a three-game winning streak and fell 2 1/2 games behind Tampa Bay for the AL’s second wild-card spot.
he Mets have lost nine of 11 and fallen to 64-81, ensuring a non-winning record in all five seasons at Citi Field.
The Yankees are adding infielder David Adams and three pitchers as the rosters are expanded for the September call-ups.
Miguel Cabrera hit a mammoth homer and the Detroit Tigers polished off a three-game sweep of the New York Mets with an 11-3 victory Sunday.
Scherzer joined Rube Marquard in 1912 and Roger Clemens in 2001 as the only pitchers to win 19 of their first 20 decisions in a season.
California will play Japan for the World Series title on Sunday. Japan beat Mexico 3-2 earlier Saturday.
Matt Harvey pitched six solid innings for the Mets and regained the NL lead in strikeouts
Westport (2-0) will play the winner of a game between Chula Vista, Calif., and Newark, Del.
Torre traveled to South Williamsport, where he was given the William A. Shea Distinguished Little League graduate award.
The Mets recalled reliever Greg Burke from Triple-A Las Vegas to take Mejia’s place on the roster.
The PED crucible, which we hoped would be microscopic by now, just won’t go away. It’s turned into a twisted game show of “Name That Cheat.”
A unique brand of baseball is on display throughout the summer in Bridgeport, Conn. Tickets are typically about $10 for the Bridgeport Bluefish of the Atlantic League.
Miguel Cabrera homered and had three hits, Torii Hunter drove in four runs, leading the Tigers to a 9-3 victory over the Yankees on Saturday.