Judge Comes Through In 9th, Yankees To Face Red Sox At Fenway In AL Wild-Card GameAfter a season of surges and setbacks, the New York Yankees are set to find out who they really are in the postseason.
Mets' Season Ends With Whimper, Shutout Loss To BravesThe Atlanta Braves can now focus on the playoffs. The New York Mets and manager Luis Rojas face an uncertain future.
Pederson, Contreras HRs Power Braves Past MetsNew York, which stranded the bases loaded in a two-run ninth inning, ended a two-game winning streak and will try Sunday to win the season series with Atlanta for the first time since 2017.
Lowe Hits 3 HRs, Rays Prevent Yankees WC ClinchWith a chance to pitch his team into the postseason, Yankees starter Jordan Montgomery instead was rocked for a career-worst seven earned runs in 2 2/3 innings.
Nimmo 2 HRs, Leads Megill, Mets Over BravesThe Mets, assured of their fourth losing record in five years, are 30-49 on the road.
In Possible Citi Field Bow, Conforto Lifts Mets Over MarlinsNew York finished 47-34 at Citi Field and headed to NL East champion Atlanta with a 29-49 mark on the road, assured of a losing record for the fourth time in five years.
Judge HRs Twice, Yankees Beat Jays 6-2 To Extend WC LeadThe Yankees are two games ahead of Boston and idle Seattle, both 89-70, after the Red Sox lost to last-place Baltimore 6-2 earlier Thursday.
Blue Jays End Yanks' Winning Streak, Tighten RaceBoston closed within one game of the wild card-leading Yankees after winning 6-0 at Baltimore, and Toronto is one game back of the Red Sox.
Rojas Lifts Marlins Over Mets To Snap 7-Game SkidThe Mets lost for the 11th time in 14 games.
Syndergaard Sharp In Brief Return, Mets Take 2 From MarlinsIt was Syndergaard’s first major league game since Sept. 29, 2019. He made a pair of rehab appearances last week for Triple-A Syracuse, working a scoreless inning each time.
Yankees Sweep, Beat Red Sox To Take AL Wild-Card LeadThe Yankees, who arrived in Boston trailing the Red Sox by two games, leave it with a one-game lead in the race to host the Oct. 5 AL wild-card game.