Category: Professional

Brian Cashman on Yankees’ rough start to season: ‘It’s 15 games I’d like to forget’

Brian Cashman on Yankees’ rough start to season: ‘It’s 15 games I’d like to forget’

Like the rest of the Yankees, GM Brian Cashman can’t believe what he’s seeing from his team. The 5-10 record over the first 15 games of the season is the second-worst in MLB, and something the pinstripes just aren’t used to. But also ... MORE
Crunch topple Comets, 6-2

Crunch topple Comets, 6-2

The Syracuse Crunch toppled the Utica Comets, 6-2, tonight at the Upstate Medical University Arena. Otto Somppi paced the Crunch with his second consecutive two-goal game to advance the team to 12-8-1-0 on the season and 3-4-0-0 in the 14-game season series ... MORE
Sabres goalie Dustin Tokarski named NHL First Star of the Week

Sabres goalie Dustin Tokarski named NHL First Star of the Week

Buffalo Sabres goaltender Dustin Tokarski has been named First Star of the Week by the NHL, the league announced Monday. Tokarski went 2-1-1 in four games over the past week, stopping 128 of 137 shots for a save percentage of .934. His ... MORE
Syracuse Crunch forward Taylor Raddysh named CCM/AHL Player of the Week

Syracuse Crunch forward Taylor Raddysh named CCM/AHL Player of the Week

The American Hockey League announced today that Syracuse Crunch forward Taylor Raddysh has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending April 18, 2021. Raddysh paced the Crunch offense with three goals and three assists in three ... MORE
Defenseman Nick DeSimone loaned to Amerks from Vegas

Defenseman Nick DeSimone loaned to Amerks from Vegas

The Rochester Americans announced today that defenseman Nick DeSimone has been loaned to the team from the Vegas Golden Knights (NHL). DeSimone, 26, joins the Amerks after beginning the 2020-21 season with the San Jose Barracuda (AHL), where he recorded five assists ... MORE
Amerks announce make-up date with Comets

Amerks announce make-up date with Comets

The Rochester Americans announced today that their game against the Utica Comets originally scheduled for Sunday, March 28 has been rescheduled to Sunday, May 16 at 5:05 p.m. at The Blue Cross Arena ... MORE
SYRACUSE SPEAKS: The Crunch are playing for pride, and a few new faces (podcast)

SYRACUSE SPEAKS: The Crunch are playing for pride, and a few new faces (podcast)

In this episode we begin the podcast by discussing the most recent Crunch news and notes, including Syracuse owner Howard Dolgon’s affirmation that the Crunch will not be participating in the AHL’s 2021 postseason. We take a look at how COVID has- ... MORE
Mets beat Rockies, 2-1, behind Marcus Stroman’s 8 dominant innings

Mets beat Rockies, 2-1, behind Marcus Stroman’s 8 dominant innings

It was starting pitching that carried the Mets to a 2-1 win and series victory over the Rockies on Sunday. Marcus Stroman, in his third start of the season, pitched six scoreless innings before giving up his first run at Coors Field ... MORE
Yankees swept by Rays, as disastrous start continues

Yankees swept by Rays, as disastrous start continues

Gerrit Cole’s instinct was to duck, his fastball making solid contact with the barrel of Joey Wendle’s bat for a lined single. The Yankees’ ace glanced toward his dugout, saw no movement and focused on the next hitter. With his team scuffling, ... MORE
Tim Locastro’s MLB record stolen base streak ends; Auburn native added to injured list

Tim Locastro’s MLB record stolen base streak ends; Auburn native added to injured list

After Auburn native Tim Locastro’s 29-steal streak to start his major league career ended, Arizona’s center fielder immediately knew something was wrong with his left pinkie finger. “Saw it was not facing the right way,” Locastro said. “Looked down again and got ... MORE
Sam Reinhart scores two goals as Sabres top Penguins, 4-2

Sam Reinhart scores two goals as Sabres top Penguins, 4-2

The Buffalo Sabres led the whole way Sunday afternoon in their 4-2 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins at KeyBank Center. Sam Reinhart scored twice while Arttu Ruotsalainen and Rasmus Asplund also tallied. Dustin Tokarski stopped 34 shots. Victor Olofsson and Rasmus Dahlin each ... MORE
Yankees’ Jay Bruce announces retirement from baseball

Yankees’ Jay Bruce announces retirement from baseball

After 14 seasons in MLB, Yankees 1B/OF Jay Bruce is hanging up the cleats. Bruce released a statement on Sunday, per The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal, to announce his “very difficult decision.” “After 14 incredible seasons, I’ve decided to make the very difficult decision ... MORE
Sabres recall Mattias Samuelsson from Amerks

Sabres recall Mattias Samuelsson from Amerks

The Buffalo Sabres have recalled defenseman Mattias Samuelsson from the Rochester Americans (AHL). Samuelsson, 21, has 11 points (3+8) over 19 games in his first season with Rochester. He recorded a goal and an assist for the Amerks last night. The 6-foot-4, ... MORE
Mets split doubleheader with Rockies

Mets split doubleheader with Rockies

Eventually, all streaks must end. The Mets’ four-game winning streak, which was snapped with a 7-2 loss to the Rockies in Game 2 of Saturday’s seven-inning doubleheader at Coors Field, may seem modest. It was nonetheless their longest since 2019, which says ... MORE
Yankees drop fourth straight with 6-3 loss to Rays

Yankees drop fourth straight with 6-3 loss to Rays

Some 12 hours after manager Aaron Boone lambasted his team in a closed-door meeting, it felt like a new dawn in the early innings on Saturday, the bases filled with Yankees seemingly poised to strike. Yet by settling for one run against ... MORE