Cole Hamels

R.A. Dickey

Gritty Mets Stun Papelbon, Phillies In 9th

David Wright singled off Jonathan Papelbon with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, lifting the New York Mets to a 6-5 comeback victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday night that preserved R.A. Dickey’s 11-game winning streak.


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Keefe: Back-To-Back Bad Days For Yankees

Neil Keefe and Sweeny Murti look at the Yankees after losing CC Sabathia and Andy Pettitte on Wednesday and losing a game they should have won on Thursday.


Phillies left-hander Cole Hamels. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: The Myth Of The Contract Year Phenomenon

Is the contract year phenomenon really was what it claims to be, and not a collection of outliers that linked together to make a good story?


Ty Wigginton of the Philadelphia Phillies. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Mets Implode, Phillies March To Victory, 8-2

The wheels fell off for the Mets as they gave up 5 unearned runs during the 8th and lost to the Phillies 8-2 on Sunday.


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Vance Worley Worthy Of Recognition As Part Of Phillies’ Vaunted Rotation

Vance Worley might remain in the shadows of the Big Three, but if he can continue his success, it’s doubtful that either he or the Phillies will mind.


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Granderson Homered, Yankees Win 8-5

Yankees All-Star Curtis Granderson homered for New York, Ivan Nova allowed two runs in the first before retiring five of his final six batters.


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Dickey Dominates, Mets Beat Phillies 2-1

R.A. Dickey took a no-hit bid into the seventh inning, David Wright hit a tiebreaking double in the eighth and the New York Mets beat the slumping Philadelphia Phillies 2-1.


Nick Evans

Mets Snap 5-Game Skid, Beat Phillies

Mike Pelfrey pitched effectively, Nick Evans and David Wright homered and the New York Mets snapped a five-game losing streak with a 7-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday.


Tino Martinez of the New York Yankees (R) is greeted at home plate by teammates Paul O'Neill (L) and Bernie Williams (C).(credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Brogna On Baseball: Who’s Better? The 1998 Yanks Or 2011 Phillies?

How does this year’s Phillies team stack up against the 1998 Yankees? Hint: It all comes down to pitching.



Howard, Hamels Propel Phillies Past Mets

Ryan Howard hit a tiebreaking double in the eighth inning and Cole Hamels finally beat a familiar nemesis, pitching the Philadelphia Phillies past the slumping New York Mets 5-2 on Saturday night.


New York Mets starting pitcher Chris Young connects for a broken-bat single scoring Ike Davis during the third inning of a baseball game with the Philadelphia Phillies, Tuesday, April 5, 2011, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek)

Mets’ Young Simply Unstoppable… On Offense!

Mets fans, meet Chris Young — the 6-foot-10 right-hander that can apparently do it all. Young and the Mets roughed up Cole Hamels in a 7-1 victory over Philadelphia on Tuesday night, handing the Phillies their first loss of the season.


David Wright

Mets Hand Phillies First Loss

Chris Young pitched effectively into the sixth inning and had two of his career-high three hits during a six-run third, helping the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-1 Tuesday night.


David Wright slides in safely against the Phillies in 2010. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mets’ Collins: ‘We’ll Rise Up’ For Series Vs. Phillies

The Phillies have opened the season on a roll, and they could improve to 4-0 for the first time since 1915 when they open a three-game series against the Mets on Tuesday night. But it may not come easy — Terry Collins has faith in his club.


Cliff Lee

Liguori: The Great Snub

As much as we New Yorkers know that this is the greatest city in the world, it’s not for everyone and apparently, it’s not where Cliff Lee and his family wanted to be.


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It’s Official: Phillies, Lee Finalize $120 Million Deal

Cliff Lee and the Phillies have finalized a $120 million, five-year contract that brings the star pitcher back to Philadelphia. Lee spurned more lucrative offers from the New York Yankees and Texas Rangers to return to the Phillies.