Archive for August, 2011

Wednesday’s American League Capsules (PA SportsTicker)

By at 31 August, 2011, 11:44 pm

Jacoby Ellsbury hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the sixth inning and the Boston Red Sox rallied to beat the New York Yankees 9-5 on Wednesday night.

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Volstad gets no breaks in Marlins’ loss to Mets (AP)

By at 31 August, 2011, 11:09 pm

Jack McKeon knows that Chris Volstad has pitched well lately. After the Florida Marlins lost to the New York Mets 3-2 on Wednesday night, McKeon didn’t particularly care. “Well, that’s two good outings, but he’s got two Ls,” the 80-year-old manager sai…

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NY Mets 3, Florida Marlins 2 (adds quotes) (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 31 August, 2011, 10:35 pm

Before the game, New York Mets manager Terry Collins discussed the hours upon hours he has spent this season speaking to left fielder Jason Bay about his perplexing hitting woes as a Met. Then Bay went out Wednesday night and brought the type of relief…

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Duda’s single lifts Mets over Marlins 3-2 (AP)

By at 31 August, 2011, 10:31 pm

Jason Bay finally caught a break. Bay hit the tying single off the pitcher’s foot and the New York Mets rallied to beat the Florida Marlins 3-2 on Wednesday night. Lucas Duda hit the tiebreaking single in the seventh, an inning after Bay’s hit bounced …

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NY Mets 3, Florida Marlins 2 (first lede) (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 31 August, 2011, 9:40 pm

Before the game, New York Mets manager Terry Collins discussed the hours upon hours he has spent this season speaking to left fielder Jason Bay about his perplexing hitting woes as a Met. Then Bay went out Wednesday night and brought the type of relief…

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Former Mets remember 9-11, Piazza’s famous homer (AP)

By at 31 August, 2011, 4:30 pm

The Mets were in Pittsburgh when terrorists attacked New York on Sept. 11, 2001. Unable to use an airplane to return home, the team rode a bus back. As the players and coaches approached Manhattan from New Jersey, off in the distance a black cloud of s…

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Pelfrey continues to puzzle the Mets: Fan’s take (Yahoo! Contributor Network)

By at 31 August, 2011, 3:23 pm

It was Mike Pelfrey in a nutshell. The New York Mets’ enigmatic starter navigated the first six innings without yielding a run on Tuesday night, August 30, but he couldn’t escape the seventh in a 6-0 loss to the Florida Marlins.

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Vasquez Gets Milestone strikeout as Pelfrey and Mets lose to Marlins

By at 31 August, 2011, 10:41 am

There has been this up and down theory of the New York Mets this season as they continue to count down the end of another season. Their pitching staff depends on starter Mike Pelfrey, who was designated ace of the staff in April as Johan Santana continued to recover from left shoulder surgery.  Pelfrey has […]

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The Juice: CC Sabathia takes a load off, finally beats Red Sox (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 31 August, 2011, 12:53 am

Nine innings and nine items to get you going. Ladies and gentleman of the Stew, take a sip of morning Juice. 1. Fifth time is the charm: After four losses against the rival Boston Red Sox to start his season, … Continue reading →

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Mets botch bunt play, Pelfrey hooked by Marlins (AP)

By at 30 August, 2011, 11:12 pm

Mike Pelfrey is used to things going wrong when he pitches against Florida. This time, he blamed himself for the botched bunt coverage that sank the Mets. Javier Vazquez allowed only three singles in seven sharp innings for his first win in more than a…

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