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NY Mets :

  • Wright relied on 'subtle' leg kick to start season April 28, 2016
    David Wright has been using a leg kick, a high-risk, high-reward approach to hitting he started considering after consulting hitting coach Kevin Long following last year's World Series appearance.
    Joe Trezza
  • Mets stay hot, beat Reds for 11th straight time April 28, 2016
    The Mets extended their dominance with an 11th straight win over the Reds on Wednesday, riding Neil Walker's Major League-leading ninth homer to a 5-2 win and a three-game sweep at Citi Field. The Mets have won six consecutive games, while Cincinnati has lost six of its last seven contest.
    Anthony DiComo and Mark Sheldon
  • Harvey takes step in 'right direction' vs. Reds April 28, 2016
    Matt Harvey ripped his 102nd -- and last -- pitch of the night past the Reds' Jordan Pacheco at 97 mph for a called third strike, and he walked off the Citi Field mound looking just a little bit more like his old self. Harvey's seventh strikeout, a season high, capped his best performance of 2016 to date in the Mets' 5-2 win over the Reds on W […]
    David Adler
  • Walker ties Mets record with 9th April homer April 28, 2016
    Neil Walker's improbable power surge continued with a record-tying home run in Wednesday's 5-2 win over the Reds. His homer in the third inning made Walker the fourth Mets player to go deep nine times in April, matching Dave Kingman (1976), Carlos Delgado (2006) and John Buck (2013).
    Anthony DiComo
  • Matz's 'Tru32' initiative welcomes first responders April 27, 2016
    All his life, Steven Matz has admired firefighters. If he weren't a baseball player, he would probably be one. So when Matz's agent approached him this winter, asking what sorts of charitable endeavors he would like to undertake as a full-time member of the Mets, the FDNY clicked into his mind immediately.
    Anthony DiComo
  • Matz tabbed for opener vs. Peavy, Giants April 27, 2016
    The last time the Giants visited Citi Field in New York, rookie Chris Heston pitched a no-hitter. He'll be pitching for Triple-A Sacramento this weekend while Jake Peavy looks to hold his own in Friday's opener vs. the Mets, who will counter with left-hander Steven Matz.
    Rick Eymer
  • Yoenis out for finale but confident of Friday return April 27, 2016
    Yoenis Cespedes may have been healthy enough to crush a game-tying, pinch-hit, three-run homer in the Mets' 4-3 win against the Reds on Tuesday, but a day later, he was still nursing a bruised right leg that kept him sidelined for most of that game. Out of the starting lineup again on Wednesday, Cespedes said he felt confident of returning for Friday […]
    Anthony DiComo
  • Syndergaard takes to the streets of NYC as Thor April 27, 2016
    Syndergaard takes to the streets of NYC as Thor
    Chris Landers
  • Rosario among top prospect performers Tuesday April 27, 2016
    After he struggled in his last start for Triple-A Indianapolis, Pirates No. 1 prospect Tyler Glasnow returned to form Tuesday to fire six scoreless innings in a win against Durham.
    Mike Rosenbaum
  • Colon reaches 3,000-innings milestone April 27, 2016
    It wasn't his best start, but it was another start, five more frames in the books for 42-year-old Bartolo Colon, who pitched his 3,000th inning in the Major Leagues on Tuesday night at Citi Field -- a milestone marking his longevity and durability.
    David Adler

NY Yankees:

  • MLB Plus: Analytics-driven feed debuts April 29, 2016
    On Friday, MLB.com will debut a new way to watch baseball: MLB Plus, a data-driven digital broadcast that will heavily feature Statcastâ„¢, powered by Amazon Web Services. It will debut on Friday and Saturday with a pair of Yankees-Red Sox games. You may have some questions about how this will work. We have answers.
    Mike Petriello
  • Tanaka to toe the rubber for opener of series vs. Red Sox April 29, 2016
    The Yankees and Red Sox resume their storied rivalry with a three-game series at Fenway Park beginning Friday night. Masahiro Tanaka will make his fifth start of the season for New York, with Henry Owens getting the call for Boston.
    Ian Browne
  • Inbox: Will a change come at third base? April 28, 2016
    How will the Yankees approach third base? Is there any chance Andrew Miller remains the closer when Aroldis Chapman returns? Bryan Hoch answers questions from fans in the latest Inbox.
    Bryan Hoch
  • Acevedo among top prospect performers Wednesday April 28, 2016
    Bobby Bradley is on a roll right now, and his hot hitting continued on Wednesday.The No. 90 overall prospect helped Class A Advanced Lynchburg to a 12-6 win over Winston-Salem by going 3-for-5 with a home run, a pair of doubles and three RBIs.
    Andrew Simon
  • Lack of command, support equal issues for CC April 28, 2016
    CC Sabathia's six-inning start on Wednesday was "encouraging," Joe Girardi said, it just wasn't enough to win for the low-scoring Yankees.
    Dave Sessions
  • A-Rod gets two milestones with one swing April 28, 2016
    With a solo home run to left-center off Martin Perez, Alex Rodriguez recorded his 100th homer at Globe Life Park and scored his 1,000th run as a Yankee in New York's 3-2 loss to Texas.
    Dave Sessions
  • Small in stature, Torreyes puts up big numbers April 28, 2016
    The shortest player on the Yankees happens to have the highest batting average right now, and the reputation of diminutive rookie infielder Ronald Torreyes is growing.
    Dave Sessions
  • Yankees drop series finale to Rangers April 28, 2016
    Starter Martin Perez earned his first win of the season, and the Rangers took their second straight over the Yankees with a 3-2 victory on Wednesday night. The Yankees have lost 10 of their last 14 games.
    T.R. Sullivan and Dave Sessions
  • Mateo among top prospect performers Tuesday April 27, 2016
    After he struggled in his last start for Triple-A Indianapolis, Pirates No. 1 prospect Tyler Glasnow returned to form Tuesday to fire six scoreless innings in a win against Durham.
    Mike Rosenbaum
  • Herrera, Holder combine for Thunder no-hitter April 27, 2016
    Ronald Herrera and Jonathan Holder combined to throw a nine-inning no-hitter on Tuesday night as Double-A Trenton shutout New Hampshire, 4-0. It was the second nine-inning no-hitter in team history.
    Mike Rosenbaum

Philadelphia Phillies :

  • Rupp's clutch double seals sweep of Nats April 29, 2016
    The Nationals and Phillies found themselves in a pitchers' duel on Thursday afternoon, but thanks to some clutch ninth-inning hitting, the Phillies completed their three-game sweep, winning 3-0 at Nationals Park.
    Bill Ladson and Barry M. Bloom
  • Nola's curve gives him confidence to top Nats April 29, 2016
    Phillies starter Aaron Nola was on a mission to find himself on Thursday against the Nationals. And what he found at Nationals Park was the right combination of a split-finger fastball with a devastating curve.
    Barry M. Bloom
  • Phils making other Nats, not Harper, beat them April 29, 2016
    When the Phillies faced the Nationals at Citizens Bank Park earlier this month, Bryce Harper pummeled Philadelphia pitching.
    Barry M. Bloom
  • Lindor gives back with Philadelphia RBI program April 29, 2016
    Shortstop Francisco Lindor chose to spend part of his evening at Citizens Bank Park. The place was nearly deserted by the time the 22-year-old rising star arrived. Except at one of the indoor batting cages where members from three of Philadelphia's Reviving Baseball in the Inner Cities (RBI) program were going through some drills.
    Paul Hagen
  • Hinojosa exits after liner hits hand; X-rays negative April 29, 2016
    Phillies right-hander Dalier Hinojosa suffered a bruise on the palm of his pitching hand when he was struck by a line drive off the bat of Washington center fielder Matt den Dekker in the eighth inning of Philadelphia's 3-0 win at Nationals Park on Thursday.
    Barry M. Bloom
  • Top 100 Draft prospects: Prep flamethrowers lead the way April 28, 2016
    Though Jason Groome and Riley Pint headline MLBPipeline.com's new Top 100 Draft Prospects list, the odds that they will actually go first and second in the Draft are as long as the odds of piling up runs vs. Jake Arrieta.
    Jim Callis
  • Eflin, Cozens among top prospect performers Wednesday April 28, 2016
    Bobby Bradley is on a roll right now, and his hot hitting continued on Wednesday.The No. 90 overall prospect helped Class A Advanced Lynchburg to a 12-6 win over Winston-Salem by going 3-for-5 with a home run, a pair of doubles and three RBIs.
    Andrew Simon
  • Hellickson, Phils combine for two-hitter April 28, 2016
    What a difference nearly two weeks makes for Jeremy Hellickson.
    Bill Ladson and Todd Zolecki
  • Phillies welcome Indians for Interleague series April 28, 2016
    On Friday, Corey Kluber is slated to take the mound at Citizens Bank Park, where the Phillies will host the Indians in a three-game Interleague set over the weekend. Philadelphia counters with left-hander Adam Morgan, who began this season with Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
    Jordan Bastian
  • Hellickson steps up as veteran presence April 28, 2016
    The Phillies acquired Jeremy Hellickson and Charlie Morton in the offseason because they believed they needed a couple veterans to stabilize a rotation of talented, but inexperienced starters.
    Todd Zolecki

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