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Edwin Diaz nearly blows it for Mets before exiting with tight back

PHILADELPHIA — The 2019 version of Edwin Diaz resurfaced Sunday night, and only a favorable video review and a game-ending bailout by Jeurys Familia spared him and the Mets from full-blown disaster. Entrusted with a four-run lead in the...

David Peterson responds in big way for Mets after rocky start

PHILADELPHIA — Three batters into Sunday’s start, it looked as if it might be a very short night’s work for Mets starter David Peterson. After the second-year lefty was tagged for a leadoff home run, he permitted the next...

Insane inning, review save Mets in wild win over Phillies

Francisco Lindor might not be hitting, but the rest of this Mets lineup is starting to show signs of life. Continue reading

Dominic Smith, Miguel Castro fined for role in Mets-Phillies fracas

MLB suspended Phillies pitcher Jose Alvarado for three games Sunday and fined him an undisclosed amount, after his taunting of Dominic Smith two days earlier led to the benches emptying at Citizens Bank Park. Continue reading

Yankees’ handling of Astros will be truest of tests

Following their first happy off day of 2021 — this marked their first victory in the game before the off day in five tries — the Yankees indeed will welcome the Astros to The Bronx Continue reading

Decade later, ex-Mets recall night Osama bin Laden was killed: ‘I still get chills’

Saturday marked the 10-year anniversary of the teams unforgettably facing each other on national television while President Obama unexpectedly announced the death of Osama bin Laden. Continue reading

Yankees leave top prospect Jasson Dominguez off minor league rosters

The minor league season begins Tuesday, but Jasson Dominguez will have to wait a little longer to join one of the Yankees’ affiliated teams for the first time. The club’s top prospect will begin the season at extended spring...

Aroldis Chapman looks ridiculously ready for Astros rematch

The Yankee who threw the last meaningful pitch to the Houston Astros looks ridiculously ready for the rematch. Aroldis Chapman sent the Yankees into off-day happiness by mowing down three Tigers — two of them on strikeouts — Sunday...

Oakland A’s Jesus Luzardo breaks finger while playing video game

This is a new one. Jesus Luzardo, a left-handed pitcher for the Oakland Athletics, was placed on the injured list with a broken throwing hand from playing video games, manager Bob Melvin said on Sunday. A’s pitcher Jesus Luzardo...

Corey Kluber flashes Cy Young form as Yankees sweep Tigers

Corey Kluber turned in a dominant throwback performance Sunday afternoon, tossing eight shutout innings with 10 strikeouts to lead the Yankees to their first sweep of the season. Continue reading