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ST. PETERSBURG, FL - APRIL 19: Joe Girardi #28 of the New York Yankees takes pitcher Ivan Nova #47 of the New York Yankees off the mound during the fifth inning of a game against the Tampa Bay Rays on April 19, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Hanigan, Archer Key Rays 16-1 Win Over Yankees

Ryan Hanigan homered twice and had six RBIs, and Chris Archer continued his dominance over the Yankees as the Tampa Bay Rays routed New York 16-1 on Saturday night.

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NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 19: The sun sets as the New York Mets play against the Atlanta Braves in the third inning at Citi Field on April 19, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Braves Pull Kimbrel, Hold Off Mets 7-5

Jordan Walden got the final out with the bases loaded after Atlanta manager Fredi Gonzalez pulled star closer Craig Kimbrel, and the Braves held off the New York Mets 7-5 Saturday night.

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Joel Hanrahan delivers a pitch in the ninth inning against the New York Mets on September 25, 2012 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Mets, Yankees Among Teams Scouting Former All-Star Closer Joel Hanrahan

Scouts said the 32-year-old “looked fit and healthy” following Tommy John surgery and his pitches were clocked between 87-93 mph, according Jon Heyman of WFAN and CBSSports.com.

04/18/2014

CC Sabathia allowed one earned run over seven innings as the Yankees beat Tampa 10-2 on April 17, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Yankees Pull Off Triple Play In Rout Of Rays

CC Sabathia pitched seven innings for a rare win at Tropicana Field, leading the NewYork Yankees past David Price and the Tampa Bay Rays 10-2 Thursday night in a matchup of former AL Cy Young Award winners.

04/18/2014

Eric Young Jr. of the New York Mets fist-bumps Kirk Nieuwenhuis after scoring against the Arizona Diamondbacks on April 15, 2014. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Mets Looking To Climb Above .500 For First Time Since April 2013

Looking to add to Brandon McCarthy’s early troubles, the Mets can record their first series sweep at Chase Field in eight years by handing the Diamondbacks a sixth consecutive defeat Wednesday.

04/16/2014

Joe Girardi and Derek Jeter (Scott Iskowitz/ Getty Images)

Palladino: Take A Seat, Captain! Girardi Playing Jeter’s Farewell Tour Right

The real issues come with the fans who are just now showing up, and then heading home disappointed for missing their only chance to see Derek Jeter in person. The question for them is, “Where ya been?”

04/16/2014

Crew chief Gerry Davis, right, and Phil Cuzzi talk with the instant replay center to verify the balls and strikes count at Minute Maid Park on April 3, 2014 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

MLB Advanced Media Head Defends Replay, Tweaks ESPN

“It must be great to be perfect the way ESPN is,” Bob Bowman said during a panel discussion at the MLB Diversity Business Summit.

04/15/2014

Nelson Mandela at Yankee Stadium in June 1990 (Photo by Maria Bastone/AFP/Getty Images); Jackie Robinson (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

Jackie Robinson Day: Rain Pushes Back Yankees’ Mandela Tribute

The Yankees had something special in store for Jackie Robinson Day. But the weather refused to cooperate.

04/15/2014

Eric Young Jr of the New York Mets and teammates Ike Davis and David Wright celebrate a 7-3 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on April 14, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Injuries Overshadow Mets’ 7-3 Win Over Diamondbacks

Zack Wheeler pitched effectively, New York’s hitters lashed balls all over Chase Field and the Mets walked away with a much-needed win. What’s concerning is what it may cost them down the road.

04/15/2014

Bartolo Colon rubs up a new baseball as Albert Pujols rounds the bases after hitting the second of three straight Angels home runs in the first inning on April 13, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notes: What Do Bartolo Colon And Pete Harnisch Have In Common?

According to the Elias Sports Bureau, the only other time that a Mets pitcher gave up three consecutive first-inning home runs was on July 23, 1996 at Coors Field.

04/14/2014

Carlos Beltran of the New York Yankees picks up his hat and glove before taking over at first base against the Boston Red Sox on April 13, 2014. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Carlos Beltran Survives 1B Debut As Yankees Scramble To Fill Holes

Who’s on first? It’s complicated. “We have to do what it takes,” Beltran said after after taking over at the position midway through Sunday’s win. “I hope I don’t have to do it again.”

04/14/2014

Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell is ejected by umpire Bob Davidson after arguing a call settled by instant replay against the New York Yankees on April 13, 2014. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Red Sox Manager Gripes About Replay After Loss To Yankees

Two weeks into the season, BoSox manager John Farrell has had about enough of baseball’s expanded replay system. And, of course, it’s all thanks to the Yankees.

04/14/2014

David Wright singles on April 13, 2014, against the Los Angeles Angels. (credit: Getty Images)

Anthony Recker’s HR Rescues Mets In 13th Inning

After blowing a three-run lead in the ninth inning on one ill-fated pitch to Raul Ibanez, Jose Valverde needed a lift, and so did his New York Mets teammates.

04/13/2014

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 12: Brian McCann #34 of the New York Yankees celebrates his sixth inning two run home run against the Boston Red Sox with manager Joe Girardi #28 at Yankee Stadium on April 12, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

McCann Homers Twice, Yankees Power Past Red Sox

Brian McCann put an emphatic end to his season-opening slump, hitting his first two home runs for the New York Yankees to help beat John Lackey and the Boston Red Sox 7-4 Saturday.

04/12/2014

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 11: Grady Sizemore #38 of the Boston Red Sox hits a three run home run against CC Sabathia #52 of the New York Yankees in the sixth inning during their game at Yankee Stadium on April 11, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Sizemore, Gomes HRs Lead Red Sox Over Yankees 4-2

Grady Sizemore hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning and the Boston Red Sox finally gave Jon Lester enough run support for his first win of the year, 4-2 over the New York Yankees on Friday night.

04/11/2014

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