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Mets lose 2 of 3 to Blue Jays

Mets lose 2 of 3 to Blue Jays

The Mets’ playoff hopes took another significant hit on Sunday, when a middle-innings bullpen implosion sent them to a 7-3 loss to the Blue Jays at Sahlen Field in Buffalo, N.Y. The Mets (21-26) are now five games under .500 with 13 ... MORE
Bills place Josh Norman on IR, elevate Cam Lewis, Justin Zimmer to active roster vs. Jets

Bills place Josh Norman on IR, elevate Cam Lewis, Justin Zimmer to active roster vs. Jets

The Buffalo Bills have placed 32-year-old cornerback Josh Norman on injured reserve ahead of Sunday’s season opener against the New York Jets after the veteran defensive back has struggled to rehab a hamstring injury suffered during training camp. Norman didn’t practice all ... MORE
Mets offense struggles in 3-2 loss to Blue Jays

Mets offense struggles in 3-2 loss to Blue Jays

Coming off a landslide win in their opener with the Blue Jays, the Mets were probably hoping for a carryover effect to lead them to a similar result the next day. Instead, the Mets had one of their quieter nights at the ... MORE
Yankees extend win streak to 4 with walk-off win over Orioles

Yankees extend winning streak to 4 with walk-off win over Orioles

Luke Voit’s sacrifice fly brought home DJ LeMahieu with the deciding run as the Yankees extended their winning streak to four games on Saturday afternoon, celebrating a 2-1, 10-inning victory over the Orioles at Yankee Stadium. Luke Skieswalkoff. pic.twitter.com/N48CG3bP7z — New York ... MORE
Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton could be back by next weekend

Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton expected to return this week

The Yankees expect to have Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton back in the lineup this week, manager Aaron Boone said Monday on MLB Network Radio. Stanton hasn’t played since Aug. 8 due to a left hamstring strain. Judge strained his right calf ... MORE
Yankees expect Gio Urshela to return from Injured List on Tuesday

Yankees expect Gio Urshela to return from Injured List on Tuesday

If all goes to plan, the Yankees should have a valuable piece of their starting lineup back in action early next week. Speaking to reporters Thursday, Yankees skipper Aaron Boone explained that third baseman Gio Urshela, who’s been dealing with a bone ... MORE
Yankees, Mets get green light from MLB to wear first-responder caps on 9/11 anniversary

Yankees, Mets get green light from MLB to wear first-responder caps on 9/11 anniversary

A year after Pete Alonso sparked renewed interest in the Mets’ desire to wear first responder caps on Sept. 11, Major League Baseball granted permission for both the Mets and Yankees to wear the caps on the 19th anniversary of the World ... MORE
Watch old field of Syracuse Mets’ NBT Bank Stadium sheared away (video)

Watch old field of Syracuse Mets’ NBT Bank Stadium sheared away (video)

NBT Bank Stadium’s field replacement project has begun, with old soil tossed aside and fresh sod expected to be installed and tucked away well before the unfriendly bite of winter. Current field removal started earlier this week, and workers on Thursday were ... MORE
Yankees shutout Orioles in Game 1 of doubleheader

Yankees blow out Orioles twice, sweep doubleheader

GAME 1 RECAP: Gerrit Cole struck out nine in a dominant two-hit shutout, pitching the Yankees to a 6-0 victory over the Orioles on Friday afternoon in the first game of a seven-inning doubleheader at Yankee Stadium. As the Yankees and Orioles ... MORE
Mets pound Blue Jays, 18-1

Mets pound Blue Jays, 18-1

Over the years, the Mets have not been particularly adept at supporting Jacob deGrom, who won consecutive National League Cy Young Awards despite a total of 21 wins in those two seasons. Perhaps they were saving it all for this month. Two ... MORE
Amerks sign goaltender Michael Houser to 1-year AHL deal

Amerks sign goaltender Michael Houser to 1-year AHL deal

The Rochester Americans announced today that the team has agreed to terms with goaltender Michael Houser on a one-year American Hockey League contract for the 2020-21 season. Houser, 27, appeared in 26 games with the Cincinnati Cyclones (ECHL) last season, posting a ... MORE
KENNY’S 2 PENNIES: Triskaidekaphobia & return of Bills & Orange football (podcast)

KENNY’S 2 PENNIES: Triskaidekaphobia & return of Bills & Orange football (podcast)

Kenny Haas is back for a 13th season of opinions and comments on pop culture, the latest headlines, and Syracuse and Buffalo Bills football on Kenny’s 2 Pennies. In the season premiere episode a discussion of triskaidekaphobia and a preview of the ... MORE
Yankees-Orioles series opener postponed

Yankees-Orioles series opener postponed

Thursday night’s series opener between the Yankees and the Orioles in the Bronx has been postponed and rescheduled as a traditional doubleheader on Friday, starting at 4:05 p.m. ET. Both games of the doubleheader will be seven-inning regulation games ... MORE
Deivi Garcia, Gleyber Torres lead Yankees to win over Blue Jays in series finale

Deivi Garcia, Gleyber Torres lead Yankees to win over Blue Jays in series finale

Hours before the Yankees took the field on Wednesday night, manager Aaron Boone spoke about the way his team has been “punched in the mouth” during its recent slide. The Yankees finally punched back. With the weight of a five-game losing streak ... MORE
Mets slug four home runs in comeback win over Orioles

Mets slug four home runs in comeback win over Orioles

The Mets slugged four home runs to come back from a 5-1 hole to top the Orioles 7-6 on Wednesday night. Box Score Rick Porcello ran into some early trouble on some tough-luck plays. Following a leadoff Cedric Mullens single, Jose Iglesias ... MORE
Bills elect these team captains for the 2020 season

Bills elect these team captains for the 2020 season

It’s a talented team with a lot of young ascending players, and a good number of them were named Bills team captains for 2020. The team announced on Wednesday that Josh Allen and Dion Dawkins were elected by their teammates as captains ... MORE
Yankees fall to .500 after suffering fifth straight loss

Yankees fall to .500 after suffering fifth straight loss

As the Yankees sat in a makeshift clubhouse beyond the left-field wall at Sahlen Field on Wednesday afternoon, general manager Brian Cashman did not raise his voice, nor did he point fingers. The pitching, offense and defense have all taken turns in ... MORE
Mets get blown out by Orioles in series opener

Mets get blown out by Orioles in series opener

Staring down a difficult schedule entering the shortened 2020 season, the Mets could at least take solace in two soft spots. The Marlins were rebuilding. The Orioles were rebuilding. And the Mets had the benefit of playing nearly a quarter of their ... MORE