Hartnett: AL MVP Voters Get It Right, Choosing Justin VerlanderJustin Verlander was the clear choice to win the 2011 AL MVP Award and was boosted by new-age statistics along with the usual criteria needed to capture the award.
Hartnett: CC Sabathia Proves Once Again He’s ‘The Anti A-Rod’By agreeing to an extension without opting out, CC Sabathia again demonstrated why he'll be remembered as a beloved Yankee and not a mercenary -- like Alex Rodriguez.
Gee Takes No-Hit Bid Into 6th, Mets Nip Nats 1-0Dillon Gee shut down Washington once again, tossing hitless ball until pitcher Livan Hernandez grounded a clean single with two outs in the sixth inning, to lead the New York Mets over the Nationals 1-0 Thursday.
Pudge Powers Nationals Past Mets 7-3 In 11 InningsIvan Rodriguez hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the 11th inning and the Washington Nationals came back to beat the New York Mets 7-3 Sunday. Laynce Nix followed with a three-run homer off Blaine Boyer(0-2), the Mets' fifth reliever.