Boston Wins 7th In A Row Over MetsTaijuan Walker allowed six runs on six hits and two walks in two innings. Pete Alonso homered for the Mets, his 35th of the year.
Yanks Sweep Texas, Pass Blue Jays, Roll Into Fenway ShowdownThe Yankees’ wild-card chase takes them to Fenway Park for three games starting Friday night followed by three at Toronto and a season-ending three-game homestand against AL East-leading Tampa Bay.
Severino Tosses 2 Shutout Innings In Return, Yankees Keep Pace In AL Wild Card RaceAfter their biggest bats did plenty of damage, the New York Yankees auditioned a new bullpen weapon for the stretch drive: Luis Severino.
Mets Do Playoff-Hopeful Yankees No Favors, Fall To Red SoxXander Bogaerts hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the fifth inning and a two-run double in the sixth, lifting the AL wild-card leading Boston Red Sox over the stumbling New York Mets 6-3 on Tuesday night.
Yankees Hold On, Edge Rangers, And Gain In Wild Card RaceGary Sánchez rebounded from poor defensive play with a go-ahead home run, four pitchers combined for scoreless relief and the New York Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 4-3 on Monday night.
McNeil Blast In 7th Helps Mets Snap 5-Game Losing StreakJeff McNeil hit a tiebreaking homer leading off the seventh inning, and the New York Mets beat Philadelphia 3-2 Sunday night, damaging the Phillies playoff hopes.
Cole Rocked, Yankees Fall 1 1/2 Games Out Of Second Wild Card Spot With Brutal Loss To IndiansGerrit Cole stumbled when the New York Yankees needed an ace-like outing, allowing seven runs over 5 2/3 innings in a costly 11-1 defeat to the Cleveland Indians on Sunday.
Mets Fall To Phillies, Lose 5th StraightThe Mets lost their fifth straight and tied a season high by falling five games under .500.
Sánchez Error Leads To 7-Run Inning, Indians Drop YanksNew York has 13 games left and fell a a half-game behind Toronto for the second AL wild card. The Yankees dropped 1 1/2 games behind wild card-leading Boston.
Wheeler, Phillies Hold Off MetsThe Mets (72-76) dropped to 2-15 in their last 17 one-run games.
Kluber Beats Indians, Gallo Homers Twice As Yanks WinWith 14 games left, New York moved a half-game ahead of Toronto for the second AL wild card, a half-game behind Boston.
Yanks Toss It Away In 9th, Fall To Hays, Orioles In 10thThe Yankees fell a half-game behind idle Toronto and Boston atop the AL wild-card standings.
Cardinals Power Past Mets For 3-Game SweepThe fading Mets appear finished in the pennant race with 15 games to go.
Gardner's 2-Run Single In 9th Lifts Yankees Over OriolesNew York improved to 82-64 and clinched its 29th consecutive winning season, the second-longest streak in MLB history, behind its own 39-year run from 1926-64.
Cole Labors In Return, But Yankees Blast 5 Home Runs In Win Over OriolesAaron Judge started a five-homer barrage that backed Gerrit Cole, and the Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-2 Tuesday night to win consecutive games for the first time since Sept. 1 and 3.