Jul 22 (OPTA) – Results from the MLB games on Saturday (home team in CAPS)(start times are EST)
CHICAGO CUBS 7 St. Louis 2
STL 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 – 2
CHC 1 0 0 0 2 0 4 0 X – 7
NY YANKEES 7 NY Mets 6
Posted: July 22, 2018, 4:40 am
Aroldis Chapman had flamed out, throwing three of 19 pitches for strikes and enabling the Mets to cut a four-run, ninth-inning deficit in half. Maligned last month, Shreve entered with the bases loaded, got Devin Mesoraco to hit into a run-scoring, double-play grounder and retired Wilmer Flores on a slow roller in front of the mound . With his second big league save and first since August 2016, Shreve preserved a 7-6 Subway Series victory Saturday that enabled Sonny Gray to win consecutive starts for the first time since the Yankees acquired him last summer.
Posted: July 22, 2018, 1:55 am
Yoenis Cespedes made a triumphant return to the New York Mets on Friday, hitting a home run and reaching base three times in a 7-5 victory over the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium. Cespedes was activated after missing over two months with a right hip flexor strain, but it’s his heels that have him worried. “Cespedes says that the cause of his medical issues is calcification in both heels.
Posted: July 21, 2018, 8:23 pm
Mets closer Jeurys Familia was withheld because a trade could be imminent . Mets slugger Yoenis Cespedes returned with a home run, then said the cause of his leg problems was calcification on both heels that could require surgery and an 8-to-10-month recovery. Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez also came back from the DL , and starting pitcher Domingo German was banished to the minor leagues after his second straight poor outing.
Posted: July 21, 2018, 6:14 am
Earlier in the week, the New York Post’s Joel Sherman reported the Boston Red Sox were among several teams inquiring about the availability of New York Mets reliever Jeurys Familia.But it appears the veteran closer is likely headed to the West Coast,
Posted: July 21, 2018, 4:44 am
The Mets have completed a deal to send closer Jeurys Familia to the A’s, FanRag Sports Jon Heyman and others, including MLB.com’s Jane Lee, report. New York will end up with two prospects and international slot money. The Mets will receive third baseman Will Toffey and reliever Bobby Wahl in exchange, reports the New York Post’s Joel Sherman and MLB.com’s Anthony DiComo.
Posted: July 21, 2018, 3:46 am
Source confirms: #Athletics working to get Familia from #Mets. The Mets trade of Jeurys Familia to Oakland might not be official until tomorrow — and Wilmer Flores would remind you that a trade ain’t done till it’s done.
Posted: July 21, 2018, 3:46 am
The New York Mets activated outfielder Yoenis Cespedes prior to Friday’s game at the New York Yankees. Cespedes has been on the disabled list since May 14 due to a hip flexor. The club also announced the recall of right-hander Drew Smith from Triple-A Las Vegas, while optioning infielder Dominic Smith and right-hander Corey Oswalt to the same club.
Posted: July 21, 2018, 3:45 am
Yoenis Cespedes homered in his return to the New York Mets, who said he could be shifted to first base later this season. Cespedes had been out two months with a strained right hip flexor. Cespedes didn’t run at first, apparently thinking it would be an out or a foul ball, but the ball glance off the foul side of the foul pole for his ninth home run.
Posted: July 21, 2018, 12:06 am
The New York Yankees and New York Mets headed into the All-Star break on different tracks. Under first-year manager Aaron Boone, the Yankees went into the break on a collision course to challenge the Boston Red Sox for American League East supremacy with the fallback option of hosting the one-game wild-card game. Meanwhile, the Mets took a slow, local trip toward the basement of the National League East after the best start in team history under rookie manager Mickey Callaway.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 2:35 pm
The All–Star break is over, and teams are starting the second half of the season. The race to make moves before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline is two weeks away, and teams in the contention looking to pick up a big bat or solidify their starting rotation for a playoff run are making calls around the league. The biggest name of the summer trade market is gone after All–Star shortstop Manny Machado who was traded to the Dodgers from the Orioles.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 11:19 am