Even if neither New York team reaches its goals, their fans can rejoice in the fates of their foes: archrivals Boston and Philadelphia, who are a combined 30 games out of first place.
Ike Davis hit a tiebreaking double during a four-run 10th inning, Kelly Shoppach had a two-run homer and the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-5 Tuesday night for their third straight victory.
It may not be what Mets fans want to hear, but Collins has his sights set on finishing in third place in the National League East ahead of the Phillies and Marlins.
Sure, Mets fans may be fretting over the rapid decline of their favorite team. But it doesn’t seem like manager Terry Collins will have to worry about his job status as New York plays through the stretch.
Kuroda might have given fans on Tuesday a preview of things to come. He seems to have a coolness about him that should serve the Yankees well in the playoffs.
ACL and Achilles Tendon injuries are accounting for most of the times missed by NFL stars this preseason.
Garrett Reid, the troubled 29-year-old son of Eagles coach Andy Reid, was found dead Sunday in a dorm room at the club’s Lehigh University training camp, where he spent many summers hanging out with his father’s team.
Phil Martelli and his St. Joseph’s Hawks are looking to return to the NCAA tournament in
Ruben Tejada was the Mets’ hero on Wednesday as the Mets defeated the Giants 2-1.
Brian Cashman doesn’t expect to make any big splashes before Tuesday’s 4 p.m. trade deadline. Apparently that includes Lee.
Acquiring Shane Victorino could help cure the Yankees’ over-reliance upon the longball.
71 years to this day, Joe DiMaggio set the all-time record for hitting safely in consecutive games — a feat that may never be matched.
The New York Yankees, who are searching for pitchers to add to their roster, will be keeping tabs on Philadelphia Phillies lefty Cole Hamels, the New York Post reported on Monday.
Tony La Russa has dropped the ball by not starting fan-favorite knuckleballer R.A. Dickey at the 2012 MLB All-Star Game.
Happy July 6. The Mets were supposed to be long removed from the NL East conversation by now, weren’t they?