The retiring Yankees captain beat out Giants catcher Buster Posey and Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw for the top slot, MLB announced Thursday.
The New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 on Wednesday night for their first four-game winning streak in a year.
David Wright and the Mets got some very good news on Monday. The right-handed third baseman’s MRI was negative for structural damage in his left shoulder and revealed only bruising of the rotator cuff.
Wright, who is suffering from an ailing left shoulder, is not expected to go on the disabled list and will not receive a cortisone shot, according to a report.
The Mets will be without captain David Wright for an undetermined amount of time due to an injured left shoulder.
It took eight tries, but Jacob deGrom finally posted his first major-league win with a victory over the Marlins on Saturday in Miami.
“The notion that this team is all of a sudden, next year, going to be locked and loaded to win is becoming more comical day by day,” Carton said.
“I don’t forget,” Harvey said. “Once I’m back I’ll be excited about getting the chance to help the captain.”
By the end of his team’s latest deflating loss, Carlos Torres was punching himself in the head. Hard. It’s been that kind of month for the Mets.
The Mets are in freefall, but manager Terry Collins isn’t on the hot seat, according to the Daily News. At least not yet.
“I thought of my dad as I thanked these guys,” Wright said. “He risked his life as a cop to raise me and my brothers. It’s my way of saying thanks to these heroic NYPD cops and my dad at the same time.”
Bartolo Colon carried a three-hitter into the eighth inning, and the New York Mets got home runs from David Wright and Lucas Duda in a 5-0 victory over the sloppy Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday.
Fired hitting coach Dave Hudgens says players have been “trying too hard” at Citi Field — and not just because of the ballpark’s pitcher-friendly dimensions.
The Mets got 13 hits and another encouraging outing from rookie Jacob deGrom. That still wasn’t enough to overcome the homer-happy Dodgers.
There’s no reason for this team to be floundering at home. An attitude adjustment, not shorter fences, is what this squad needs.