Seven years removed from the only pitch he ever saw in the majors, Adam Greenberg returned to a major league batter’s box on Tuesday night as a pinch hitter for the Miami Marlins against the New York Mets’ R.A. Dickey.
By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer MIAMI (AP) _ New York Mets knuckleballer R.A. Dickey’s best season yet ended with a no-decision and some surprising news: He’ll have surgery Oct. 18. After pitching six innings […]
MIAMI (AP) _ Giancarlo Stanton went deep yet again, Rob Brantly got a big hit and the Miami Marlins managed not to waste nine walks against the Mets. Stanton hit his 37th homer, and Brantly […]
Before Ruben Tejada went to bat with two outs in the bottom of the ninth, David Wright pulled him aside for a brief
talk. The Mets’ de-facto team captain saw the young first-year shortstop had been having a rough game.
Even when New York won at home for the first time in nearly a month, the Mets couldn’t do it without controversy.
Jason Bay showed the kind of pop that prompted the Mets to give him that big contract.
Giancarlo Stanton hit two two-run homers, Jose Reyes also connected against his former team and the Miami Marlins routed the struggling Mets 13-0 on Wednesday night, handing New York its ninth straight loss at home.
Jose Reyes extended his hitting streak to a career-high 25 games with an infield single that set up Miami’s big inning, and the Marlins stretched the New York Mets’ home losing skid to a month with a 4-2 win Tuesday night.
Daniel Nava singled in the go-ahead run to cap a three-run eighth inning and the surging Boston Red Sox completed a
sweep of the stumbling Miami Marlins, 6-5 on Thursday night.
David Ortiz hit a grand slam for one of the Red Sox’s four homers as they set a season high in runs, beating the Miami Marlins 15-5 Wednesday night on the hottest day of the year in Boston.