Jordany Valdespin had a pinch-hit three-run homer off Jonathan Papelbon in the ninth inning for his first major league hit, leading the New York Mets to a 5-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday night.
The Mets’ six-game road trip will be a test of their character and could define their season.
Vance Worley might remain in the shadows of the Big Three, but if he can continue his success, it’s doubtful that either he or the Phillies will mind.
Alex Rodriguez hit a home run and collected three hits in his spring debut as the Yankees defeated the Phillies, 7-4 on Sunday.
Go ahead, hate us. You’ll find a Yankees fan unfazed by the vitriol. In fact, he or she may even invite you to squat on the bandwagon, take the pinstripes for a spin.
C.J. Wilson may be the most talented starter on the free agent market but the Yankees should turn to other targets if his salary demands are too high.
How does this year’s Phillies team stack up against the 1998 Yankees? Hint: It all comes down to pitching.
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.
Evan Roberts releases his first half MLB power rankings and doles out some first half awards.
The managers for Tuesday’s All-Star game certainly won’t get many complaints for choosing Phillies ace of aces Roy Halladay and Angels star Jered Weaver to start the midsummer classic. But how will Mets outfielder Carlos Beltran and Yankees All-Star starters Robinson Cano and Curtis Granderson fare against the fireballers?
In his last five starts Jonathon Niese has pitched 33.2 innings, given up only 5 earned runs, struck out 33 batters and has given the Met rotation a real shot in the arm.
Roy Halladay pitched a seven-hitter to help Philadelphia set a club record with its 18th victory in April as the Phillies beat the New York Mets 2-1 on Saturday.
Roy Halladay pitched seven sharp innings for his first win of the season, Wilson Valdez had a career-high four hits, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 11-0 Thursday.
Phillies starter Roy Halladay, the reigning NL Cy Young Award winner, will try for his sixth straight win over the Mets on Thursday in the finale of a three-game series in Philadelphia. “You know he’s going to be tough to beat,” said Ike Davis.
Roy Halladay has been so dominant the last few years, he will certainly achieve the 300-win milestone, right? Wrong.