The number of games between interleague rivals such as the Yankees and Mets, Cubs and White Sox, and Dodgers and Angels will be reduced under Major League Baseball’s new schedule format for 2013.
David Wright singled off Jonathan Papelbon with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, lifting the New York Mets to a 6-5 comeback victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday night that preserved R.A. Dickey’s 11-game winning streak.
Cliff Lee finally posted his first win of the season and the Philadelphia Phillies hit three late homers, breaking past the New York Mets 9-2 Wednesday and stopping a six-game losing streak.
Jonathon Niese had a two-run single to back his fine performance on the mound Tuesday night and David Wright hit a three-run homer to break open the New York Mets’ 11-1 romp over the reeling Philadelphia Phillies.
After a Monday off day, the Phillies are in New York tonight to open a three-game series with the Mets.
The New York Mets are considering adding a ‘quiet section’ in their stadium.
After two months have passed in the 2012 season, the first thing most will note when glancing at the NL East is, all teams are playing above .500.
Pinch-hitter Carlos Ruiz came through with a tying homer in the seventh inning, Jimmy Rollins added a three-run shot and the Philadelphia Phillies busted loose late to beat the New York Mets 10-6 Wednesday night.
The Phillies will wrap up their seven game roadtrip tonight as they play the rubber game of this three-game series in New York against the Mets.
Jeremy Hefner earned his first victory in the majors, highlighting the occasion by homering for his first big league hit as the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-3 on a rainy Tuesday night.
The Phillies will give the ball to Joe Blanton tonight as they look for a second straight win in New York against the Mets.
Can the Phillies survive until Utley and Howard return?
Ike Davis hit a three-run homer, Andres Torres also connected and the New York Mets beat the Phillies 10-6 Wednesday night to complete their first three-game sweep in Philadelphia in six years.
The Phillies welcome back Cliff Lee from the disabled list tonight as they look to avoid a sweep at the hands of the New York Mets.
Lucas Duda had a tiebreaking, two-out RBI single in the seventh and the New York Mets took advantage of Philadelphia’s defensive blunder, beating the Phillies 7-4 on Tuesday night.