World Series Notebook: Royals Dominate Mets, Take 2-0 LeadThanks to Wednesday's 7-1 drubbing, the Royals have a 2-0 lead as the World Series moves to Citi Field in New York.
Flat Mets Muster Just 2 Hits, Find Themselves In 2-0 Hole In World SeriesJohnny Cueto pitched a two-hitter, Eric Hosmer drove in two more runs and the Kansas City Royals beat the New York Mets 7-1 Wednesday night to take a 2-0 lead in the World Series.
Looking To Avoid 0-2 Hole, Mets Hand Ball To Jacob DeGromNew York has seen plenty of Cueto from his days in the National League with Cincinnati. He is 3-4 with a 4.02 ERA in 11 starts against the Mets.
Cashman: Yankees More Likely To Do Nothing Than Something Significant At DeadlineIt's that time of the year again -- when Brian Cashman goes out of his way to dispel just how aggressive the usually aggressive Yankees plan to be at the trade deadline.
Report: Yankees Keeping Tabs On Free Agent-To-Be Right-Hander Johnny CuetoOn the surface, it doesn't look like the Yankees need a starting pitcher, but it appears they are at least entertaining the idea of adding one by the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline.
National League Mid-Season Team MVPsSometimes a team's best players don't make the All-Star team. Here are the National League's mid-season team MVPs.
Hartnett: Breaking Down Five NL Cy Young CandidatesMany will be enticed by R.A. Dickey's unique story and age, but he's just one of many candidates who could take home the National League Cy Young.
Coleman: Dickey Has Three Starts Left -- Will He Take Home The Cy Young Award?Two of Dickey's complete games and one of his shutouts have come against the Marlins. Let's see if Dickey's teammates can pick it up for him like he's done for them so many times this season.
Mets Finally Snap Losing Skid, Defeat Lowly AstrosR.A. Dickey earned his 16th win of the season as the Mets finally snapped their losing skid on Saturday.
Hartnett: La Russa Is Sucking The Fun Out Of The All-Star GameTony La Russa has dropped the ball by not starting fan-favorite knuckleballer R.A. Dickey at the 2012 MLB All-Star Game.
Mets Swept By Reds; Offense SlumpingThe Reds completed a three-game sweep over the Mets on Sunday. Mets' bats fizzled as they lost 3-1.
Mets Fail To Back Niese, Fall To Reds 4-1Jonathon Niese surrendered a three-run homer, but the Mets were unable to back their starter and lost 4-1 on Saturday.