Matt Harvey wasn’t worth saving for the Mets

Besides life on his fastball and bite on his slider, you know what was missing with Matt Harvey? Compassion. That probably says more about Harvey’s now-done tenure with the Mets than just about anything. There was no empathy from a teammate or member of management for Harvey’s plight. They wanted him to rebound and do well, but that was about […]

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Jason Vargas gets destroyed again in Mets disgrace

The Mets were no-hit into the seventh inning on Thursday — and that wasn’t even the worst part of their afternoon that saw them lose 11-0 to the Braves at Citi Field. No, of greater concern is the performance of Jason Vargas, who was hit hard enough for a second straight start that he might be well-served to go back […]

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Defiant K-Rod eyes MLB comeback from Long Island

Francisco Rodriguez was sitting in a dugout in Somerset, N.J., on Wednesday, eager to resume his quest to prove he can be a productive reliever in the major leagues. Known affectionately as K-Rod, the former Mets closer recently signed with the independent Long Island Ducks after a disastrous 2017 with the Tigers and being cut by the Phillies during spring […]

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Jordan Montgomery exits after one inning with tight left elbow

HOUSTON — The Yankees’ starting rotation depth is set to be challenged. Starting pitcher Jordan Montgomery left his start Tuesday night after only one inning, citing left elbow tightness. The southpaw will return to New York on Wednesday to undergo an examination by team physician Christopher Ahmad. Montgomery threw a 1-2-3 first inning against the Astros at Minute Maid Park, […]

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Matt Harvey is making Mets lose faith in his redemption

Whether he is the Dark Knight on the mound or partying deep into the dark night, Matt Harvey is the center of attention, the eye of the storm. Much of that is a result of how he goes about his business. How about if Harvey takes this demotion and handles it this way: Approach it like this is your last […]

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Mike Schmidt In Hot Water For Sexist Remarks

The Hall of Fame Major League Baseball player apologized on Monday for his attempted humor. Hall of Fame Major League Baseball player Mike Schmidt made some comments on Sunday that many are viewing as sexist. People took to social media to voice their anger at Schmidt. Some of them called for him to pulled off the air. He issued a […]

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Yankees do just enough to extend winning streak to nine

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Yankees parlayed Gary Sanchez’s young muscles with CC Sabathia’s wise head and cut fastball Sunday night and left Southern California with a sweep of the Angels. Sanchez provided a two-run homer and Sabathia contributed seven outstanding innings Sunday night in a 2-1 victory that was witnessed by an Angel Stadium crowd of 44,593 which was swollen […]

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Next batch of young Yankees stars following Judge’s lead

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Players always talk about opportunity. On the field at Angel Stadium on Saturday night were two of the greatest examples of making the most of an opportunity. Aaron Judge and Mike Trout have both become faces of MLB. Trout, 26, was the 25th pick of the 2009 draft while Judge, also 26, was the 32nd selection of […]

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Jason Vargas lit up in season debut as Mets get obliterated

SAN DIEGO — Jason Vargas’ right hand was not an issue Saturday in his Mets return. But the veteran pitcher’s left hand was another story altogether. In a brutal shellacking that just kept going, Vargas was pounded by one sledgehammer after another in the Mets’ 12-2 loss to the Padres at Petco Park. Vargas, who spent the past month rehabbing […]

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