A struggling, hurting Johan Santana was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Saturday.
The New York Yankees, who are searching for pitchers to add to their roster, will be keeping tabs on Philadelphia Phillies lefty Cole Hamels, the New York Post reported on Monday.
The blood clot in Dillon Gee’s right shoulder probably proved the end of his season. But it’s not the end of the world.
In a season with two extra playoff teams and a great deal of parity, virtually every franchise has hope heading into the season’s second half. That’s why you should care about Tuesday’s Midsummer Classic.
Ryan Dempster extended his scoreless innings streak to 27 in his first start in three weeks, Starlin Castro hit a three-run homer and the Chicago Cubs beat the New York Mets 7-0 Sunday.
Ike Davis homered, Jordany Valdespin hit one out for the second day in a row and Dillon Gee pitched one-run ball for eight innings to help the New York Mets beat the Chicago Cubs 3-1 Saturday.
Anthony Rizzo hit a three-run homer and Cubs closer Carlos Marmol caught a line drive and started a game-ending double play that blunted the New York Mets’ bid for another ninth-inning comeback, giving Chicago an 8-7 win Friday night.
With their 43 victories so far, the Mets again have at least 40 wins through 81 games for the 13th time in the past 16 seasons.
Daniel Murphy homered twice, Scott Hairston hit a grand slam and David Wright drove in five runs to lead the New York Mets to a 17-1 rout of the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday.
Mets manager Terry Collins is tired of his team’s recent poor play. “We’ve got to get it stopped,” he said Tuesday night. “We’ve got to turn it around right now.”
Clearly Darling is aware, and worthy of his nomination for this year’s ‘Pulse of the People’ award, but when asked about it he did his best to downplay the honor bestowed upon him.
Craig had a little fun with his radio partner by getting him up to speed with what he missed on yesterday’s radio program, specifically the #1 NY sports moment of the last 25 years, or something along those lines.
Anthony Rizzo had two hits and drove in the go-ahead run in his first game with the Chicago Cubs, who rallied for a 5-3 victory over the sliding New York Mets on Tuesday night.
Terry Collins wasn’t surprised by the Mets’ performance after they arrived in Chicago early Monday morning following an intense three-game series against the Yankees.
Joe Mather homered and Travis Wood outpitched Johan Santana, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 6-1 victory over the New York Mets on Monday night to snap a four-game skid.