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Kirk Nieuwenhuis #9 of the New York Mets strikes out to end the eighth inning as Christian Bethancourt #25 of the Atlanta Braves heads for the dugout on July 10, 2014 at Citi Field.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Harang Shuts Down Mets; Braves Avert 4-Game Sweep

Aaron Harang allowed four hits in seven innings, and the Atlanta Braves used early offense against Bartolo Colon to beat the New York Mets 3-1 on Thursday night and avert a four-game sweep.


BOSTON, MA - JULY 6: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles prepares to face Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox in the first inning at Fenway Park on July 6, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

American League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.


Third base coach Rob Thomson #59 celebrates with Mark Teixeira #25 of the New York Yankees after Teixeira hit a solo home run during the fourth inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on July 9, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Ellsbury’s Homer In 14th Gives Yankees 5-4 Win Over Indians

Jacoby Ellsbury’s two-out homer in the 14th inning gave the New York Yankees a 5-4 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night.


Masahiro Tanaka sits in the dugout after leaving the game during the seventh inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on July 8, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Girardi On Tanaka’s Rough Patch: ‘He’s Not Going To Be Perfect’

When Masahiro Tanaka pitches, the Yankees can usually count on a win. The All-Star rookie, however, is facing his first real struggles of the season.


Starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka #19 of the New York Yankees pitches during the first inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on July 8, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Indians Halt 13-Game Win Hopes For Yankees’ Tanaka

The Cleveland Indians stopped rookie sensation Masahiro Tanaka’s bid to become the major league’s first 13-game winner Tuesday night with a 5-3 victory over the New York Yankees.


Starting pitcher Shane Green #61 of the New York Yankees stands on the mound after giving up a a solo home run to Nick Swisher #33 of the Cleveland Indians in the fifth inning against the New York Yankees at Progressive Field on July 7, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Greene Gets First Win As Yankees Beat Indians 5-3

Shane Greene allowed two runs in six innings for his first major league win, All-Star Dellin Betances earned his first career save and the New York Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians 5-3 on Monday night.


ATLANTA - JULY 26: At Turner Field, a poster honors #44 Hank Aaron and his career with the Braves (1954-1974), on July 26, 2004 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Top 5 Opening Day Moments In MLB History

Some Opening Day moments changed the game forever, others are just really freakin’ cool. Here are five of our favorites.


CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 8: Danny Salazar #31 of the Cleveland Indians pitches against the New York Mets during the second inning of their game on September 8, 2013 at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. The Mets defeated the Indians 2-1.

Indians’ Young Righty Danny Salazar Flies Under The Radar

The Indians’ Danny Salazar doesn’t get much hype. But 2014 could be his breakout season.


David Aardsma (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Ex-Mets Reliever David Aardsma Agrees To Terms With Indians

Aardsma spent most of last season in the Mets’ bullpen. He went 2-2 with a 4.31 ERA in 43 games, striking out 36 and walking 19 in 39 2/3 innings.


Scott Atchison (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Former Mets Reliever Scott Atchison Agrees To Minor-League Deal With Tribe

The 37-year-old appeared in 50 games for the Mets last season, interrupted by two trips to the disabled list. He pitched to a 4.37 ERA with 28 strikeouts and 12 walks in 45 1/3 innings of work.


David Huff #60 of the New York Yankees reacts after allowing two home runs in the sixth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays on September 25, 2013 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Yankees Eliminated From Wild-Card Race, Then Lose To Rays 8-3

A victory by the Cleveland Indians Wednesday night eliminated the mathematical possibility of the Yankees securing a playoff berth.


Daisuke Matsuzaka (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)

Matsuzaka Puts In A Solid Effort, Young’s Go-Ahead Double Lifts Mets

Eric Young’s two-out double in the ninth inning gave the New York Mets a 2-1 victory over Cleveland on Sunday.


The Indians’ Nick Swisher loses his bat after hitting a grand slam during the eighth inning against the Mets at Progressive Field in Cleveland on Sept. 6, 2013. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Ghosts Of Yesteryear: Kazmir Looks Like Koufax, Indians Rip Mets

Scott Kazmir struck out a season-high 12 in six innings, Nick Swisher hit a grand slam and the Indians continued their playoff push with an 8-1 win over the New York Mets on Friday night.


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Former Yankees Outfielder Chad Curtis Facing Up To 15 Years In Prison

Former Yankee Chad Curtis faces up to 15 years in prison after a jury in West Michigan found him guilty Friday on charges that he inappropriately touched three teenage girls.


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Sources: Yankees Reach Deal With Righty Slugger Mark Reynolds

The Yankees do not appear to be content to have just Alfonso Soriano and Alex Rodriguez as their main right-handed power threats down the stretch.