Mets Beat Yankees in Subway Series Opener 6-3

Even though this Mets team is undeniably different from its recent predecessors, with more realistic postseason aspirations, the fog of past seasons can be difficult to disperse. So when the Yankees strutted into Citi Field on Tuesday and immediately hammered consecutive homers over the fence, the Bronx portion of a sold-out crowd made its confidence … Continue reading Mets Beat Yankees in Subway Series Opener 6-3

Nestor Cortes Pitches Six Scoreless Innings, Yankees Over Orioles 6-0

On another hot, steamy day in Baltimore, the conditions were no match for Nestor Cortes.  The lefty delivered another sterling performance in his first start since making his All-Star debut, tossing six scoreless innings in the Yankees’ 6-0 win over the Orioles and left to a standing ovation from the sizable contingent of Yankees fans … Continue reading Nestor Cortes Pitches Six Scoreless Innings, Yankees Over Orioles 6-0

Yankee Giancarlo Stanton Leads American League Over National League 3-2

Returning to the ballpark he grew up going to, Giancarlo Stanton made himself right at home by nearly sending a ball to the neighborhood from which he hails. The Yankees slugger clobbered a 457-foot moonshot for a two-run home run that helped the American League knock off the National League 3-2 on Tuesday night at … Continue reading Yankee Giancarlo Stanton Leads American League Over National League 3-2