Carpenter was designated for assignment by the Yankees on June 3, after going 0-1 with a 4.82 ERA in 22 games this season.
Denard Span had a run-scoring infield hit with two outs in the 11th inning, and the Washington Nationals snapped the New York Yankees’ seven-game winning streak with a 5-4 victory Wednesday.
Iona College right-hander Mariano Rivera III, son of the former Yankees closer, was drafted in the fourth round Tuesday by the Washington Nationals.
Ryan Zimmerman’s two-run shot with two outs in the 10th inning off Yankees closer Andrew Miller lifted the Washington Nationals to an 8-6 comeback victory over AL East-leading New York on Tuesday night.
Do the Yankees need A-Rod in the lineup as they begin a two-game series with the Nationals on Tuesday? You tell me. They’ve lost five out of six.
Weekend series against Washington and its stingy starting rotation. Wrong time for the Mets to hit a serious slump at the plate.
Gio Gonzalez struck out nine in seven crisp innings on one of his favorite mounds, outpitching Jonathon Niese to lead the Washington Nationals over the New York Mets 1-0 Saturday night.
Matt Harvey outpitched Max Scherzer, barely, and the New York Mets backed their ace with a lot of fancy fielding before breaking away from the Washington Nationals 4-0 Friday night.
Wilmer Flores and the Mets seemed to be off to such a perfect start Thursday night. Then the shaky shortstop made yet another error, fumbling away a routine double-play grounder, and things quickly unraveled.
Stephen Strasburg settled down in a hurry after a rocky start and the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 8-2 on Thursday night.
Now that’s how you return from Tommy John surgery. Mets ace Matt Harvey impressed everyone in the ballpark in his first start in nearly 20 months.
Matt Harvey was dynamic in his return from Tommy John surgery, outpitching Stephen Strasburg with six scoreless innings, regularly reaching 97 mph and striking out nine.
Matt Harvey has been itching to help the Mets. That day has finally arrived. New York’s ace, with his surgically repaired elbow, will take the mound Thursday afternoon in Washington.
“Hey, Terry. Here’s your lineup for tomorrow,” the Mets GM said in front of reporters. Finishing the bit, Collins put the prop in a pocket and joked, “I was waiting for that all day.”
Jordan Zimmermann didn’t quite pick up where he left off in 2014, when he threw a no-hitter to close the regular season, but he only allowed one run in six innings Wednesday night.