If Wheeler can just get a fraction of Harvey’s traction, the sun could finally shine on Queens, where they could someday be Kings.
Chien-Ming Wang has opted out of his minor league contract with the Yankees to sign with the Blue Jays, according to WFAN and CBSSports.com baseball insider Jon Heyman.
Eduardo Nunez, filling in for injured shortstop Derek Jeter, left the game in the fourth inning after being hit by a pitch as Ivan Nova and the Yankees fell to the Tigers in the opener of the three-game series.
If Johan Santana’s last pitch in a New York Mets uniform was his 93rd and final offering to the Washington Nationals’ lineup on August 17, 2012, it’s likely that fans will soon forget the dominant, Hall of Fame caliber pitcher that he once was.
Let’s remember how long a baseball season is. When 2012 began, the Marlins and the Angels were supposed to be in the playoffs and the A’s and the Orioles weren’t. We still haven’t played Game 1 of 162. Let’s try to enjoy the ride.
The Yankees have signed Chien-Ming Wang to a minor-league deal, he will report to the Yankees’ minor league complex immediately.
Chien-Ming Wang earned a workout with the Yankees on Wednesday after his strong showing in the World Baseball Classic. A minor league deal with his former team could be next.
I always thought of myself as traditional, but you know what? I’ve come around on the DH. So much so, that it’s time to add it to the National League. That’s right, I said it. I want the NL to adopt the DH.
On a bright, sunny afternoon, R.A. Dickey had the Washington hitters swinging at shadows. The knuckleballer baffled the Nationals, limiting them to four singles over 7 1-3 scoreless innings and leading the New York Mets to a 3-1 win Thursday.
Why do the Yankees look so mediocre? Anyone who has watched the Yankees this year knows that they haven’t hit with men on base. As a team, the club is hitting just .223 with runners in scoring position.
After 126 games, 77 starts, 49 relief appearances and 472 innings in the majors, Neil Keefe still isn’t sure what Phil Hughes is.
Is Phil Hughes’s second start of the spring important? It’s important enough for Joe Girardi to take a 2½-hour ride to see it.
Craig Stammen got his first win and hit in more than a year, scoring the go-ahead run on Ryan Zimmerman’s seventh-inning single to lead the Washington Nationals over the New York Mets 3-2 Tuesday night.
The Washington Nationals have re-signed former Yankees starting pitcher Chien-Ming Wang, who is trying to come back from shoulder surgery and hasn’t pitched since July 2009.
One of my favorite commonly used phrases in the world of broadcasting occurs in baseball when a pitcher is described as having “great stuff,” because very, very rarely is the person talking about a pitcher that actually has it.