After Harper's Ejection, Span Lifts Nats Past YankeesCleanup hitter Bryce Harper and manager Matt Williams were both ejected in the third inning Wednesday night.
Angels Shell Colon In 14-2 Rout Of MetsMike 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.
Palladino: So-Called Subway Series No Longer A Big DealJoe 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.
Subway Series Games To Be Reduced In 2013 As Result Of New Scheduling FormatThe 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.
Silverman: Yankees Streak Fueled By National League IneptitudeWith 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.
Schwei: R.A. Leads The Way This Week For MetsDickey 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.
Schwei: Subway Series And A Look At The Mets' DraftFor the first time since interleague play began in 1997, Mariano Rivera will not be part of the Yankees-Mets matchup.
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.
Silverman: MLB Got It Right With Interleague PlayInterleague 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.
By The Numbers: How The Game Of Baseball Has ChangedIf you are sixty years old (or older), you probably remember when the Major Leagues consisted of only sixteen teams.
Schmeelk: How To Fix Major League BaseballWith 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.
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.