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Mets push Max Scherzer’s second rehab start back

Max Scherzer’s second rehab start has been pushed back, New York Mets Manager Buck Showalter announced Tuesday. The right-hander is expected to make his second start on Wednesday with the Binghamton Rumble Ponies at Dunkin Donuts Park against the Hartford Yard Goats ... MORE
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Yankees recall JP Sears from Triple-A, designate Manny Bañuelos for assignment

The New York Yankees made a couple of roster moves before Tuesday’s home game against the Oakland Athletics. The team recalled left-hander JP Sears from the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. To make room for him on the 26-man roster, veteran pitcher Manny Bañuelos ... MORE
Mets activate Ender Inciarte, option Nick Plummer to Triple-A Syracuse

Mets activate Ender Inciarte, option Nick Plummer to Triple-A Syracuse

The New York Mets made a few roster moves before Tuesday’s series opener against the Houston Astros. The team selected veteran outfielder Ender Inciarte to the active roster from Triple-A. To make room for him on the roster, the Mets optioned outfielder ... MORE
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Syracuse Mets INF/OF Travis Blankenhorn named International League Player of the Week

For the second straight week, a Syracuse Mets player has earned a weekly award. On Tuesday, Mets infielder/outfielder Travis Blankenhorn was named International League Player of the Week. This comes just one week after outfielder Daniel Palka secured the award. Blankenhorn hit ... MORE
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Veteran pitcher Aníbal Sánchez to make rehab start Tuesday in Rochester

Veteran starting pitcher Aníbal Sánchez will make a rehab start with the Rochester Red Wings on Tuesday night against the Worcester Red Sox at Frontier Field. The right-hander is slated to throw about four innings and 60 pitches, according to Washington Nationals ... MORE
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Yankees rally to defeat Athletics, 9-5

The New York Yankees rallied to defeat the Oakland Athletics, 9-5, in the series opener on Monday night at Yankee Stadium. New York trailed 5-1 after three innings as left-hander Jordan Montgomery struggled on the mound, allowing five runs all in the ... MORE
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Crunch sign defenseman Ryan Jones to one-year contract

Another familiar face will be returning to the Syracuse Crunch for the 2022-23 season. The team signed defenseman Ryan Jones to a one-year contract, General Manager Stacy Roest announced Monday. Jones appeared in 76 regular season games for Syracuse last season, recording ... MORE
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CONCRETE JUNGLE: No-Nos, Walk Offs and Ejections (podcast)

It was another action-packed weekend in baseball and the guys have you covered in the Monday edition of Concrete Jungle. Despite splitting a key series against the Houston Astros, the main headline for the Yankees was the no-hitter thrown on Saturday. Paul ... MORE
SYRACUSE SPEAKS: Summer Calm in TampaCuse Land (podcast)

SYRACUSE SPEAKS: Summer Calm in TampaCuse Land (podcast)

In this edition of Syracuse Speaks, Alex Ackerman does a rundown of all pertinent AHL, Crunch and Tampa Bay Lightning news going into NHL free agency on July 13. She congratulates the AHL and their front office on a successful Calder Cup ... MORE
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Aaron Judge’s walk-off homer lifts Yankees over Astros in series finale

Through the first six innings on Sunday afternoon it looked as if the New York Yankees were going to drop their third straight game to the Houston Astros as they were trailing 3-0 and did not have a hit. Then, not only ... MORE
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Mets drop series finale to Marlins, 3-2

The New York Mets were unable to complete the three-game sweep of the Miami Marlins as they fell, 3-2, on Sunday afternoon at LoanDepot Park. Left-hander David Peterson started on the mound for New York and surrendered a pair of runs over ... MORE
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Rochester Red Wings split six-game series with Syracuse Mets

The Rochester Red Wings edged the Syracuse Mets, 2-1, on Sunday afternoon at Frontier Field. With the win, the two teams split the six-game series. Veteran right-hander Logan Verrett made his 12th start of the season for Rochester and tossed seven innings ... MORE
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Mets’ Max Scherzer to make second rehab start with Double-A Binghamton

New York Mets starting pitcher Max Scherzer is still at least a week away from rejoining the rotation. Manager Buck Showalter told reporters on Sunday morning that Scherzer will make a second rehab start with the Double-A Binghamton Rumble Ponies on Tuesday ... MORE
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Rochester Red Wings bullpen blows late lead in loss to Syracuse Mets

The Rochester Red Wings dropped their second straight game to the Syracuse Mets with a 5-4 loss on Saturday night at Frontier Field. The Mets now lead the six-game series 3-2. Rochester led 4-3 after seven innings, but Alberto Baldonado blew the ... MORE
Pete Alonso homers twice as Mets top Marlins, 5-3

Pete Alonso homers twice as Mets top Marlins, 5-3

The New York Mets defeated the Miami Marlins, 5-3, on Saturday evening at LoanDepot Park. Chris Bassitt started on the mound for New York and surrendered three runs on six hits over seven innings while striking out five. The right-hander picked up ... MORE
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Yankees no-hit by Astros for first time since 2003

There was history at Yankee Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Houston Astros tossed a combined no-hitter and blanked the New York Yankees, 3-0. This is the first time that the Yankees have been no-hit since 2003, and the eighth time in franchise ... MORE
Yankees’ Aroldis Chapman close to returning from injured list

Yankees’ Aroldis Chapman close to returning from injured list

The New York Yankees will be getting one of their important relievers back very soon. Manager Aaron Boone told reporters Saturday morning that Chapman will make one more rehab appearance on Sunday with the Somerset Patriots, the Yankees Double-A affiliate. If that ... MORE
Syracuse Mets edge Rochester Red Wings, 3-2

Syracuse Mets edge Rochester Red Wings, 3-2

The Syracuse Mets edged the Rochester Red Wings, 3-2, on Friday night at Frontier Field. The Mets and Red Wings have split the first four games of the six-game series. Rochester jumped out to an early lead in the first inning. With ... MORE