The Mets made their first move in what could be a busy month for general manager Sandy Alderson, trading their big-time closer to Milwaukee.
Prince Fielder hit a three-run homer and Roy Halladay and his relief combined on a six-hitter to lead the NL over the AL 5-1 Tuesday night, giving the senior circuit its first two-game winning streak since the mid-1990s.
Robinson Cano outslugged Adrian Gonzalez to win the All-Star Home Run Derby that turned into a Yankees-Red Sox showdown, even through his Boston rival made the biggest splash at Chase Field.
The New York Yankees gave the sloppy Milwaukee Brewers a rude welcome back to the Bronx on Tuesday night, a 12-2 drubbing in an interleague matchup between first-place teams.
Jonathon Niese pitched effectively into the eighth and the New York Mets took two of three games against the best home team in the majors with a 4-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday night.
Nyjer Morgan drove in the winning run with two outs in the ninth, Prince Fielder hit two homers and the Milwaukee Brewers returned to their winning ways at home with a 7-6 come-from-behind win over the New York Mets on Wednesday night.
It took a familiar face to finally cool off the Brewers. Chris Capuano downplayed his return to Milwaukee going into the game, but acknowledged afterward that it was “a little strange” to be on the visiting side at Miller Park.
Jose Reyes hit a two-run triple to give New York the lead in the seventh inning and the Mets held on to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 on Tuesday night.
Ron Roenicke showed he can win as a fill-in manager. Now he gets a chance to do it every day.
Prince Fielder hit a tiebreaking single with two outs in the eighth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers rallied for an 8-7 victory over the New York Mets Wednesday night after squandering a six-run lead in the first game of a doubleheader.
After the weather pushed back Mike Pelfrey’s scheduled start one day, he’ll try to improve upon his 10-3 home record Tuesday night when the Mets begin a four-game set against the Milwaukee Brewers.
Mike Pelfrey will try to improve upon his 10-3 home record Monday night when the Mets begin a four-game set against the Milwaukee Brewers.