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New York Yankees relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman, right, celebrates with teammate Gary Sanchez after their team's 5-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins in Game 3 of a baseball American League Division Series, Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
Associated Press
October 08, 2019 - 3:21 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The last time the New York Yankees won the World Series, a full decade ago, Gleyber Torres was not yet a teenager in Venezuela. Boosted by an age-defiant performance by their 22-year-old star second baseman, the Yankees moved one step closer to that elusive trophy. Torres got New...
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Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Jose Berrios walks the field Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, at Yankee Stadium in New York. The New York Yankees will host the Twins in the first game of an American League Division Series on Friday. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Associated Press
October 03, 2019 - 6:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Bronx Bombers vs. the Bomba Squad, matchup of the big league heavyweights. Given the peerless power of the New York Yankees and Minnesota Twins, their AL Division Series seems as much bout as baseball. "It's cool what both our teams were able to do with the home run," Yankees...
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Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson (7) comes out of the dugout and waves to fans after a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, in Chicago. Anderson, who is attempting to become the third White Sox player to win a batting title, went 0 for 2 with two walks in the second game after sitting out the opener. (AP Photo/Mark Black)
Associated Press
September 30, 2019 - 1:27 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Major league batters finished with 6,776 home runs, shattering the previous record of 6,105 set two years ago. Dominic Smith hit the final long ball of the season, a three-run drive in the 11th inning Sunday off Atlanta's Grant Dayton that lifted the New York Mets over the NL East...
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Zack Wheeler #45 of the New York Mets follows through with a pitch in the first inning of their game against the Miami Marlins at Citi Field on September 26, 2019 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough in New York City.
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Associated Press
September 27, 2019 - 7:57 am
NEW YORK (AP) _ Curtis Granderson, Tyler Heineman and Austin Dean hit late home runs and the Miami Marlins rallied against Zack Wheeler to beat the New York Mets 4-2 Thursday night. Wheeler, a potential free agent pitching perhaps for the last time with the Mets, hit an RBI single to break a...
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Pete Alonso #20 of the New York Mets reacts in the dugout after he struck out swinging in the eighth inning against the Miami Marlins at Citi Field on September 24, 2019
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Peter Haskell
September 25, 2019 - 8:29 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) – Despite a dramatic extra inning win against the Marlins Tuesday night, the Mets are teetering on the brink of what seems like inevitable elimination from the playoff race, close enough to allow fans to reflect on the season. For a brief time it looked like the Mets were headed...
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New York Mets' Michael Conforto points to the dugout after hitting a game-tying, two-run home run in the ninth inning of the team's baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Associated Press
September 25, 2019 - 2:02 am
NEW YORK (AP) — After charging into the wild-card race from way behind, Michael Conforto and the New York Mets weren't about to get eliminated without making at least one more big comeback. Conforto homered twice and the Mets rallied just in time to keep their faint playoff hopes alive Tuesday...
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Pete Alonso #20 of the New York Mets looks on from the dugout during the seventh inning against the Miami Marlins at Citi Field on September 23, 2019
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Associated Press
September 24, 2019 - 8:21 am
Steven Matz allowed two homers to Jorge Alfaro, including a grand slam, and the New York Mets lost to the Miami Marlins 8-4 Monday night to dim their fading postseason hopes.
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New York Yankees' Brett Gardner gestures from second base after hitting an RBI-double during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Associated Press
September 19, 2019 - 9:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The resilient New York Yankees powered their way to the club's first AL East title since 2012, routing the Los Angeles Angels 9-1 Thursday night behind three RBIs each from old mainstay Brett Gardner and newcomer DJ LeMahieu. A day after wasting a chance to clinch first place, the...
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Erica Brosnan
September 19, 2019 - 2:36 pm
New York Yankees pitcher Domingo Germán has been placed on administrative leave under joint Major League Baseball and Major League Baseball Player Associations' domestic violence policy.
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 Marcus Stroman #7 of the New York Mets throws in the fifth inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on September 17, 2019
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Associated Press
September 18, 2019 - 7:25 am
DENVER (AP) _ Marcus Stroman pitched seven shutout innings, Amed Rosario, Brandon Nimmo and Pete Alonso all homered in the sixth to break open a scoreless game and the New York Mets beat the Colorado Rockies 6-1 Tuesday night to boost their flickering playoff hopes. New York pulled within four...
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