Red Sox great Jonny Gomes snags Trevor Story’s grand slam

BOSTON — Trevor Story hit a grand slam over the Green Monster — and into the hands of a former Red Sox player — a night after hitting three homers over Fenway Park’s fabled left field wall, leading Boston to a 7-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night. Story connected on a thigh-high … Read more

Jonny Gomes catches Trevor Story’s grand slam

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Mets’ Jeff McNeil continues hot hitting, shines on defense

Jeff McNeil didn’t hesitate when given the choice of which aspect of his play he wanted to talk about first. “Let’s talk about the defense,” he joked. “I never get to talk about it.” McNeil continued his hot hitting with three RBIs, but he also made two excellent defensive plays to help the Mets to … Read more

Big league bound: Cardinals call on Gorman, Liberatore to revamp roster after late loss to Mets | St. Louis Cardinals

NEW YORK — The Cardinals wasted no time Thursday sifting through the rubble from an extra-innings loss at Citi Field before putting pieces together to give them a dramatic new look. The New York Mets had not yet stopped celebrating their 7-6 victory in the 10th inning when the Cardinals management began revamping the roster … Read more

Mets star hurt oblique, out 6-8 weeks

Already without Jacob deGrom, the first-place Mets also will be without co-ace Max Scherzer for up to 6-to-8 weeks. An MRI revealed that the $130 million righty suffered a “moderate to high-grade internal oblique strain” during Wednesday’s 11-4 win over the Cardinals with two outs in the sixth inning after signaling to the dugout that … Read more

Even beating Orioles shows why Yankees’ rival is history now

BALTIMORE — That it was only the Orioles doesn’t much matter. The Yankees are beating all comers these days, and they are doing it in a variety of ways, with a multitude of heroes. This time, Giancarlo Stanton rested, MVP candidate Aaron Judge registered no hits from the DH spot and the Yankees still prevailed, … Read more

Max Scherzer exits start vs. Cardinals with injury

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Aaron Judge two home runs in win vs. Orioles

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