The New York Islanders Stanley Cup Championship banners are shown during the game against the Ottawa Senators on Jan. 29, 2008 at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Isles Top Ottawa 3-2 In Both Games Of Preseason Doubleheader

The New York Islanders beat the Ottawa Senators 3-2 twice on Monday in the opener of a preseason split-squad doubleheader.


Starting pitcher Bryan Mitchell #65 of the New York Yankees works the first inning against the Baltimore Orioles during game two of a doubleheader at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on September 12, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Orioles Deal Yankees DH Sweep For First Time Since 2006

Bud Norris pitched seven innings of three-hit ball, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Yankees 5-0 Friday night to become the first team since 2006 to sweep a doubleheader from New York.


Members of the Arizona Diamondbacks walk off the field as the ground crew rolls out the tarp during a fourth inning rain delay against the New York Mets at Citi Field on May 23, 2014.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mets Rained Out; Will Play Doubleheader On Sunday

The Mets postponed their game against the Arizona Diamondbacks as severe storms hit the area Friday evening.


NEW YORK, NY - MAY 18: Kelly Johnson #33 of the New York Yankees steals second base and advances to third after Clint Barmes #12 of the Pittsburgh Pirates lost the ball during their game at Yankee Stadium on May 18, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Yanks Fall To Pirates 5-3, Split Sunday Doubleheader

Josh Harrison homered in the seventh inning to make up for a baserunning blunder and made a diving catch in left field to help preserve the Pittsburgh Pirates’ first win in the Bronx in 54 years, 5-3 over the New York Yankees on Sunday for a doubleheader split.


Daisuke Matsuzaka (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Mets Top Florida 3-1, Split Doubleheader

Daisuke Matsuzaka allowed two hits in seven innings for his first major league win in more than a year, and the New York Mets got back-to-back homers from Daniel Murphy and Lucas Duda to beat the Miami Marlins 3-1 on Saturday night for a doubleheader split.


Yasiel Puig of the Los Angeles Dodgers reacts after being thrown out at second trying to stretch a single into a double in the first inning. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Yankees Spoil Mattingly’s Return, Hang On To Beat Dodgers In Game 1

Hiroki Kuroda shut down his former team into the seventh inning, Ichiro Suzuki homered and drove in three runs, and the Yankees won 6-4 over the sloppy Dodgers.


Matt Harvey (credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images) and Zack Wheeler (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Super Tuesday Sizzle! Mets’ Harvey, Wheeler Take Mound In Doubleheader

Young ace Matt Harvey will take mound in the first game of Tuesday’s double dip in Atlanta. Then comes the main event: Zack Wheeler making his major league debut in the nightcap.


Matt Harvey (credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images) and Zack Wheeler (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Rain Could Spoil Mets’ Harvey-Wheeler Double Dip In Atlanta

Rain, rain, go away; don’t spoil Zack and Harvey day.


General view of Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Yankees Make Pit Stop In Cleveland For Doubleheader Against Indians

The Cleveland Indians saw plenty of Robinson Cano last month, and now they will have to try to find a way to slow down the Yankees’ superstar in a doubleheader.


The Rockies celebrate after Jordan Pacheco hit the game winning RBI single to score Carlos Gonzalez and defeat the New York Mets 9-8 in the 10th inning at Coors Field on April 16, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Rockies Rally, Win In 10th To Sweep Doubleheader From Mets

Jordan Pacheco singled home the winning run with two outs in the 10th inning and Colorado rallied from a six-run deficit for a 9-8 victory in the nightcap Tuesday.


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Yankees Wake Up In Virtual Tie With Orioles; Doubleheader On Tap

It was easily determined whether Andy Pettitte or rookie David Phelps would pitch the first game or the nightcap. “Andy, you kind of give (Andy) his choice,” said manager Joe Girardi.


The tarp is on the field at Citi Field (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images/file)

Mets v. Giants Postponed, Will Host Doubleheader On Monday

The game between the San Francisco Giants and New York Mets has been postponed because of rain and rescheduled as part of a single-admission doubleheader on Monday beginning at 4:10 p.m.


Fans brave the weather at Citi Field (credit: AP Photo/Paul J. Bereswill)

Mets’ Bullpen Gets Rainy Reprieve; Doubleheader Thursday

Tuesday night’s game in New York was postponed by rain and rescheduled as part of a doubleheader Thursday, giving the rolling Rockies a rest on the road and the Mets a rainy, if temporary, reprieve.


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Wakefield To Start For Buchholz Vs. Yankees

The Boston Red Sox plan to start Tim Wakefield instead of an ailing Clay Buchholz on Saturday against the New York Yankees.


Yankees-Red Sox rainout

Yanks To Play 2 Saturday In Soggy Boston

Yankees manager Joe Girardi would have liked the final weekend of the regular season to go smoothly. A rainout at Fenway Park washed those hopes away.