Yankees clinch 2022 playoff berth with walk-off win over Red Sox

NEW YORK – Four feet separated Aaron Judge from deliciously making history on Thursday night at Yankee Stadium, the slugger’s ninth-inning drive exploding off his bat and soaring toward the legends’ Monument Park lair. Perhaps, on a warmer evening, the ball would have landed close to Roger Maris’ retired No. 9. We’ll never know. Because … Read more

Apple TV + to have its first major sports moment with Yankees-Red Sox

Giancarlo Stanton # 27 of the New York Yankees is greeted by teammate Aaron Judge # 99 after hitting a two-run home run in the first inning during the game between the New York Yankees and the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on Thursday, July 23, 2020 in Washington, DC. Alex Trautwig | Major League … Read more

Pete Alonso, Francisco Lindor hit huge homers in Mets win

MILWAUKEE – Whether literal or figurative, the Mets were never going to suffer too debilitating of a hangover on Tuesday, because they didn’t view a playoff clinch as reason to trumpet their successes too loudly. The Mets were proud of their postseason berth, sure, and they celebrated it with appropriate gusto. But each time a … Read more

Mets clinch 2022 playoff berth

MILWAUKEE – Almost exactly one year ago, the Mets watched from their dugout as the Brewers clinched a playoff berth at American Family Field. It had been a disappointing season for the Mets, whose promise never seemed to coalesce into quite enough success. As the Brewers celebrated at their expense, Francisco Lindor looked inward. “It … Read more