Matt Harvey didn’t allow a hit until Justin Morneau homered off the right-field foul pole with two outs in the seventh inning and led the New York Mets over the Minnesota Twins 4-2 Saturday.
John Buck kept up his powerful start with a grand slam, his fourth home run in the last four games, and the New York Mets beat the Minnesota Twins 16-5 as snowflakes fell at Target Field on Friday night.
About five inches of heavy, wet snow fell Thursday in the Twin Cities area, and a crew of dozens worked throughout the morning, afternoon and evening to remove snow from the seating bowl and other areas at the ballpark.
If Liam Hendriks sticks in the Majors, he could be a role model for hundreds of up-and-coming players trying to make it from down under.
Carl Pavano’s spleen was removed last week after the pitcher was injured when he fell in the snow. The 37-year-old right-hander was hurt in mid-January at his home in Vermont and has been in a Connecticut hospital for nearly two weeks.
This hasn’t been the smoothest of seasons for C.C. Sabathia. He’s still coming through when it counts for the New York Yankees.
Phil Hughes ran out of gas in the seventh inning and Boone Logan couldn’t hold the lead for him as the New York Yankees missed a chance to go up 2 1/2 games on Baltimore in a 5-4 loss to the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.
With a trip to the postseason all but guaranteed, Yankees manager Joe Girardi has pushed all the right buttons to avoid that silly one-game playoff setup.
Streaking Ichiro Suzuki has earned AL Player of the Week honors.
Yankees starter Andy Pettitte hasn’t lost to the Twins in over a decade. Not since April 30, 2001, to be exact.
Ichiro could follow the path of past veterans acquired by the Bombers, guys who have been renewed by the legendary Yankee pinstripes.
Acquiring Shane Victorino could help cure the Yankees’ over-reliance upon the longball.
In a season with two extra playoff teams and a great deal of parity, virtually every franchise has hope heading into the season’s second half. That’s why you should care about Tuesday’s Midsummer Classic.
If you look at films of the greatest hitters in history, the only one of the all-time greats with a swing even close to as artistic as Cano’s was the one that the legendary Ted Williams used for the Red Sox.
Dickey’s second straight amazing game leaves only one question: what can he do for an encore?