Mets beat Marlins 6-2, reach .500 for 1st time since May

NEW YORK (AP) — Jeff McNeil welcomed Robert Dugger to the major leagues with a home run on his first pitch, Jacob deGrom gave himself a cushion with a two-run single off the 24-year-old rookie and the...

LeMahieu's 2 HRs lead Yanks 9-2, extend Red Sox slide to 6

NEW YORK (AP) — DJ LeMahieu homered twice off an enraged Chris Sale, who screamed and pointed at the plate umpire when he was removed during a seven-run fourth inning, and the New York Yankees beat th...

Arms race ahead of MLB trade window shutting Wednesday

NEW YORK (AP) — If Madison Bumgarner, Noah Syndergaard, Trevor Bauer, Mike Minor or Robbie Ray is going to get dealt to contenders desperate for arms, it will happen this week or not at all. ...

Stroman eager to embrace 'bright lights' of native New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Marcus Stroman vows not to be one of those pitchers crushed by the pressure of pitching in New York — after all, he's a native. A 28-year-old All-Star right-hander wh...

AP source: Mets close to acquiring Stroman from Blue Jays

NEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations says the New York Mets are close to completing a trade to acquire All-Star pitcher Marcus Stroman from the Toronto Blue Jays. ...

Conforto, Vargas lead Mets over Pirates for 4th straight win

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Conforto sparked New York's offense with a two-run homer in a six-run first inning against Chris Archer, and the Mets held on to beat the reeling Pittsburgh Pirates 8-7 Sunday ...

Paxton stumbles again, Rockies beat Yanks 8-4 to stop slide

NEW YORK (AP) — James Paxton allowed a leadoff home run for the second straight outing when Charlie Blackmon shook out of a slump and started the Colorado Rockies to an 8-4 win over the New York Yank...

Yanks' Voit: 'I thought broken jaw' when hit by Bettis pitch

NEW YORK (AP) — When first hit by a pitch from Colorado's Chad Bettis, Yankees slugger Luke Voit was scared. He remembered when Giancarlo Stanton's jaw was broken by Milwaukee's Mike Fiers five years ...

Hot day, hot bats: Yanks torch Rockies 11-5, win 5th in row

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees are as hot as the weather, torching Colorado pitching for the second straight day. Edwin Encarnación chased Anthony Senzatela with a two-run double in a f...

Boone goes on profane rant as Yanks top Rays 6-2

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees manager Aaron Boone got fired up at a rookie umpire in a profane rant , and New York awoke from a sleepy start to rally past the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2 in a doubleheader opener Thu...

Baseball union says poor job done of marketing Mookie Betts

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baseball players' union head Tony Clark says a poor job has been done of marketing Boston Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts, the reigning AL MVP. "Mookie should be a h...

Dodgers go dark in spotlight again with All-Star let down

CLEVELAND (AP) — When the national spotlight turns on, the Los Angeles Dodgers go dark. They're lucky this one doesn't count. Clayton Kershaw gave up Michael Brantl...

2-city solution seen as way to preserve MLB in Tampa

CLEVELAND (AP) — Giving the Rays permission to explore playing part of their home schedule in Montreal is seen by baseball owners as "a way to preserve baseball in Tampa," according to baseball Commis...

MLB union wants more competition, more money for young stars

CLEVELAND (AP) — The baseball players' association has outlined goals for the sport's unprecedented midterm collective bargaining, objectives likely to meet resistance from management unless the union...

Manfred: Baseballs not juiced, but decreased drag puzzling

CLEVELAND (AP) — Faced with a record onslaught of home runs that has convinced many pitchers that baseballs are juiced, Commissioner Rob Manfred says the sport has been unable to find any changes in t...