The Mets’ Next 9 Games Should Show Who They Really Are

Todd Frazier has been on several bad baseball teams. Some were so bad, that by the middle of August, the club’s fans — and even its players — had already shifted their focus to football. It happens to baseball teams every year, even some good ones: As August dwindles, N.F.L. games pop up on clubhouse televisions while chatter about fantasy […]

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Jays prospect stellar in triple-A debut

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Toronto Blue Jays pitching prospect Nate Pearson had no trouble in his triple-A debut Tuesday. The right-hander, pitching on his 23rd birthday, went a career-high seven scoreless innings for the Buffalo Bisons against the Rochester Red Wings, allowing just three hits and no walks with three strikeouts. The Blue Jays’ first-round draft pick (28th overall) in 2017 […]

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Blue Jays release spring training schedule

TORONTO – The Toronto Blue Jays will open their 2020 spring training schedule at their newly renovated Dunedin Stadium against the Atlanta Braves. The Blue Jays began renovations on their longtime Grapefruit League home in Florida after this year’s spring training ended. The 31-game schedule, unveiled on Monday, does not include any games in Montreal, which has hosted Blue Jays […]

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Jays prospect Manoah excited about team’s future

VANCOUVER – Like many sports lovers, Alek Manoah is paying close attention to the Toronto Blue Jays current crop of young talent. The team’s future is bright with the likes of Bo Bichette and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. smashing club records in their rookie seasons. And it’s a future that Manoah — the Jays’ first-round pick in this year’s MLB draft […]

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Now Playing for the Syracuse Mets: Yesterday’s Stars, Not Tomorrow’s

SYRACUSE — During a recent homestand, the Syracuse Mets trotted out a lineup featuring two players born during Ronald Reagan’s first term and another born during Jimmy Carter’s presidency. In its first season as the Mets’ Class AAA affiliate, Syracuse has relied on an unusually mature bounty of past-their-prime veterans (and, notably, one former professional football player). Coming out of […]

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An Amazin’ Month for the Mets

A month ago, the Mets weren’t exactly at rock bottom, but they weren’t far-off. The manager had cursed out a reporter. The general manager, according to multiple news media accounts, had thrown a chair in a meeting. At the All-Star break, the Mets had lost 10 of their last 14 games, were seven games out of the last wild card […]

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Stewart solid in relief, Blue Jays beat Rays 4-3

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Reliever Brock Stewart allowed two hits over four scoreless innings in his Toronto debut as the Blue Jays withstood a late Tampa Bay rally to beat the Rays 4-3 in a bullpen day Wednesday. Blue Jays rookie Bo Bichette set a team record with a double in eight straight games, breaking the mark of seven set […]

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Yankees Deliver Another Blow to Reeling Red Sox

Gleyber Torres hit a first-inning grand slam, left-hander James Paxton cruised after that and the Yankees three-hit the visiting Boston Red Sox in a 4-2 victory on Friday night. Boston has lost five straight for the first time since 2015 and dropped 11½ games behind the first-place Yankees in the American League East. The Red Sox’ J.D. Martinez hit a […]

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