Opening Day

A-Rod (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images), Donald Trump (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)

Donald Trump Rips A-Rod On Twitter, Says Yankees Should Stop Paying Salary

“The Donald” blasted third baseman Alex Rodriguez — yes, again — in a pair of tweets Monday afternoon.


Collin Cowgill connects on a grand slam in the seventh inning against the San Diego Padres on Opening Day at Citi Field. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

More Cowgill! Energetic Outfielder Enjoys Grand Mets Debut

Mets captain David Wright got the skinny soon after the Amazin’s acquired outfielder Collin Cowgill: the kid’s a gamer. He didn’t waste any time proving it.


Alex Rodriguez answers questions outside the Yankees' clubhouse on Opening Day 2013 (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Eyeing Return, Yankees’ A-Rod Out To Prove ‘Everyone Wrong’

Alex Rodriguez has transformed from three-time Most Valuable Player to most touchy subject. But A-Rod says he thinks he can return to perform at the level he once did.


Ichiro Suzuki (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

CC Surrenders 4 Runs In 5 Innings As Yankees Fall To Rival Red Sox In Opener

Facing a Yankees lineup minus injured Derek Jeter for the first time since 2001 and just three starters from Opening Day a year ago, Jon Lester gave up five hits and two runs in five sharp innings against the defending AL East champions.


John Buck #44 of the New York Mets celebrates with Jonathon Niese #49 after scoring on a Ruben Tejada #11 (not pictured) RBI double. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Stellar Start From Niese, Balanced Offensive Attack Propel Mets Past Padres

Nothing about the New York Mets on Monday resembled the second half of last season. Then again, opening day has often been their biggest highlight of the year.


Citi Field (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images) /Yankee Stadium (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Historic Day For Opening Day Baseball In New York

Back in 1956, the Dodgers and the Giants both played host on Opening Day.


Newtown ribbon on Yankees jersey (credit: Twitter/@YankeesPR)

Yankees Honor Newtown Community, Victims On Opening Day

On Monday, the Yankees will honor the town of Newtown, Conn., and the victims who were tragically killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School.


Alex Rodriguez answers questions outside the Yankees' clubhouse on Opening Day 2013 (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

A-Rod Arrives At Yankee Stadium, Doesn’t Take Part In Pregame Intros

“I don’t need to be introduced to feel like a part of this team,” Alex Rodriguez said. “I’ll tell you what, when I get introduced, I want to be on the field and not look back.”


4.1.13 Opening Day

WFAN’s Marc ‘Moose’ Malusis Talks Opening Day Angst

Both the Yankees and the Mets kick off their 2013 campaigns on Monday — but the usual Opening Day optimism is being tempered by tons of questions surrounding both teams.


Jon Niese (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Schwei: Mets Own Opening Day, But History Against Padres A Mixed Bag

New York’s Opening Day winning percentage is a major league best .647 (33-18).


Robinson Cano (credit: J. Meric/Getty Images)

Cano The Leader? Banged-Up Yankees Need Robbie To Embrace New Role

It was a different Robinson Cano at the WBC. Wearing his country’s name on his chest brought out his leadership. The Yankees will need some of that early on.


The 7 Line Army took over center field for the Mets' final home game in 2012 (credit: Darren Meenan/The 7 Line)

860 Mets Fans Strong, Opening Day Just The Start For ‘The 7 Line Army’

If you’re a Mets fan, you’ve heard of The 7 Line. Heck, you’re probably a member of The 7 Line Army. And if you’re lucky, you have the hottest ticket in town for Opening Day.


Alex Rodriguez (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Girardi Expects To See A-Rod On Opening Day

The Bombers open their season in 10 days, and manager Joe Girardi says A-Rod should be there.


Jon Niese  (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images), Johan Santana (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Mets Close To Announcement On Opening Day Starter; Marcum Gets Cortisone Shot

Manager Terry Collins said he’d announce his starter for Opening Day “in the next couple of days.”


Derek Jeter (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter ‘Not Concerned’ About Cranky Ankle; Still Targeting Opener

Relax, Yankees fans. The captain says he’s OK.