Lucas Duda took his spring RBI total to 7 after he collected two more RBIs in the Mets 9-6 win over the Astros.
Kyle Fansworth lost control in 8th, set up a silver platter for Robinson Cano who delivered the game-winning, go-ahead RBIs. Yankees won 4-3 on Sunday.
B.J. Upton and Carlos Pena homered and the Tampa Bay Rays took advantage of Mark Teixeira’s first error of the season to beat the New York Yankees 4-3 on Monday night.
Neil Keefe brings back “The Joe Girardi Show” for a third season after the Yankees’ manager made a series of questionable decision in the opening weekend.
Carlos Pena hit an early grand slam off CC Sabathia, then completed a ninth-inning comeback with an RBI single off Mariano Rivera that lifted the Tampa Bay Rays to a season-opening 7-6 victory over the New York Yankees on Friday.
Paul Goldschmidt’s greatest attribute is his raw power. At 6-foor-3, 245 pounds, he has smacked a combined 73 home runs over his last two professional seasons.
Since trading away Jesus Montero, the Yankees need to acquire an additional DH. Hideki Matsui could fill that role and bring some clutch back to the Yankees.
The Yankees’ budget may force them to use in-house designated hitter options opposed to signing an expensive free agent DH.
In a matter of hours on Friday night, the Yankees waived goodbye to prized prospect Jesus Montero and Hector Noesi and welcomed much-needed arms to their rotation. GM Brain Cashman stayed patient and appears to have won big.
The New York Mets lost a disapointing five-hour ballgame to the Chicago Cubs in 11 innings. Reliever Josh Stinson surrendered 4 earned runs in the 11th inning.
“We’re going to take it on of kind of a team-by-team, case-by-case basis. I don’t expect Cliff to be flying all over the country,” agent Darek Braunecker said.
Let’s kiss and make up. Essentially, the Mets and closer Francisco Rodriguez have done just that, resolving their grievance on Tuesday.
After wasting two chances to close out Tampa Bay at home, the Texas Rangers can take solace in one thing: Cliff Lee gets the ball in Game 5.
John Jaso lined a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning after Carlos Pena delivered a rare clutch playoff hit for Tampa Bay, and the Rays avoided elimination in the AL division series with a 6-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Saturday.
Francisco Rodriguez’s attorney Christopher Booth spoke Thursday after K-Rod’s brief appearance before a Queens judge.