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Interleague Play

ANAHEIM, CA - APRIL 13: Bartolo Colon #40 of the New York Mets throws a pitch against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 13, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Angels Shell Colon In 14-2 Rout Of Mets

Mike Trout, Albert Pujols and Raul Ibanez hit consecutive home runs off Bartolo Colon in the first inning, setting the tone for the Los Angeles Angels’ 14-2 rout of the New York Mets on Sunday in the decisive game of their interleague series.

04/14/2014

Lyle Overbay of the New York Yankees hits an RBI single in the sixth inning as John Buck #44 of the New York Mets catches on May 28, 2013 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Palladino: So-Called Subway Series No Longer A Big Deal

Joe Torre hated the idea. Joe Girardi isn’t thrilled with it. And really, we all know the only true Subway Series occurred when the Yanks faced either the Mets, New York Giants, or Brooklyn Dodgers for all the marbles.

05/29/2013

MLB commissioner Bud Selig  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Subway Series Games To Be Reduced In 2013 As Result Of New Scheduling Format

The number of games between Interleague rivals — such as the Yankees and Mets, Cubs and White Sox and Dodgers and Angels — will be reduced under Major League Baseball’s new scheduling format for 2013.

07/10/2012

Russell Martin #55 of the New York Yankees celebrates his game winning walk off home run against the New York Mets defeating them 5-4 on June10, 2012 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Silverman: Yankees Streak Fueled By National League Ineptitude

With one more week of interleague competition left, the American League teams are plus-24 over their National League counterparts and Yankees seem to have the biggest advantage.

06/18/2012

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Schwei: R.A. Leads The Way This Week For Mets

Dickey has not allowed an earned run in any of his last four starts, while pitching at least seven innings and striking out eight or more batters in each game.

06/18/2012

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Schwei: Subway Series And A Look At The Mets’ Draft

For the first time since interleague play began in 1997, Mariano Rivera will not be part of the Yankees-Mets matchup.

06/08/2012

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Palladino: The Subway Series Is Not For Me

The term “Subway Series” used to mean something once upon a time. It signified an intra-city World Series battle. Yankees-Giants, Yankees-Dodgers. Something real.

06/08/2012

Lucas Duda #21 of the New York Mets is tagged out by Russell Martin #55 of the New York Yankees. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Silverman: MLB Got It Right With Interleague Play

Interleague baseball used to be one of the stop-the-presses moments of the year in sports. Fifteen years later, the novelty impact is gone. But that doesn’t mean that interleague baseball is not one of the more satisfying aspects of the regular season.

05/18/2012

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By The Numbers: How The Game Of Baseball Has Changed

If you are sixty years old (or older), you probably remember when the Major Leagues consisted of only sixteen teams.

WFAN–09/08/2011

Bud Selig (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: How To Fix Major League Baseball

With the All-Star break about to end, let’s take a good, hard look at the structure and some of the rules of Major League Baseball. Why? Well, let’s be honest, there are some flaws in America’s pastime.

WFAN–07/13/2011

Orlando Hernandez #26 of the New York Yankees  signes autographes for fans prior to the Subway Series an Interleague game against the New York Mets at Shea Stadium in Flushing ,New York. The Yankees defeated the Mets 8-4Mandatory Credit: Al Bello/Getty Images Sport

One Weekend Is Enough For Interleague Play

Even the Yankees and Mets can’t seem to stir up fans, which is probably understandable because this was the 15th regular-season Subway Series between the two teams.

WFAN–05/22/2011

Left, Robinson Cano #24 of the New York Yankees and Jason Bay #44 of the New York Mets watch the completion of a double play (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images). Right, Dave Mlicki of the New York Mets celebrates shut out during a game against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in Bronx, New York. The Mets won the game 6-0 (credit: Al Bello/Allsport/Getty Images).

Schwei: 15 Seasons Of Mets-Yankees Subway Series

The 15th season of interleague play begins this weekend as the Mets head to the Bronx to face the Yankees.

WFAN–05/20/2011