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Jeter ends long skid, Yankees beat Rays 3-2

 September 18, 2014; Updated: 2:07 am

Derek Jeter managed to get a hit that had been most elusive. Jeter ended an 0-for-28 slump that was the second-worst of his career, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 Wednesday night.

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Castillo has his opening night with Red Sox

 September 18, 2014; Updated: 2:06 am

Rusney Castillo, the Boston Red Sox rookie outfielder, made his debut Wednesday night against the Pittsburgh Pirates, going 1-for-4 with an infield single in the fourth inning.

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Mets on brink of elimination after loss to Marlins

 September 18, 2014; Updated: 1:53 am

The chance to make the playoffs is all but gone for the New York Mets. Reaching .500 has pretty much slipped away, too. The remaining goals are to overtake Miami and perhaps Atlanta in the NL East, and those will be hard to achieve following a 4-3...

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Rays beat Yankees 6-1 as Jeter gets hit

 September 17, 2014; Updated: 1:27 am

Derek Jeter was hit on the arm by a Steve Geltz pitch in the eighth inning of a 6-1 loss to Tampa Bay on Tuesday night, the fifth time a New York Yankees batter has been hit by a Rays pitcher in the past week.

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Pirates, with plenty to play for, make quick work of Red Sox

 September 17, 2014; Updated: 1:26 am

Charlie Morton came off the disabled list to gain his first victory since July 2, and the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Boston Red Sox 4-0 Tuesday night for their ninth win in 11 games.

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Major League Baseball roundup

 September 17, 2014; Updated: 1:26 am

Wilmer Flores homered twice and drove in six runs for the second time this year, Ruben Tejada capped a four-run fourth inning with a two-run double, and the Mets routed Miami, 9-1, on Tuesday night to end a three-game skid.

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Yankees suffer another walk-off loss again

 September 16, 2014; Updated: 3:36 am

Ben Zobrist hit a game-ending single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, lifting the Tampa Bay Rays over the New York Yankees 1-0 on Monday night. With the Baltimore Orioles' 5-2 win over Toronto, the Yankees were eliminated from AL...

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Harvey reaches 95 during rehab stint

 September 16, 2014; Updated: 11:56 pm

Mets ace Matt Harvey threw off the main mound at Citi Field on Monday, the final step this season in his rehab program from Tommy John surgery last October.

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No Papi? No problem for Red Sox

 September 15, 2014; Updated: 12:06 pm

Boston slugger David Ortiz left the ballpark early due to what Red Sox manager John Farrell called a family emergency.

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Nats really have the Mets' number

 September 15, 2014; Updated: 11:29 pm

The Washington Nationals have dominated the Mets for the past few seasons, particularly in New York.\n

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Yanks' Young stays hot

 September 14, 2014; Updated: 4:09 am

Chris Young doubled and stole home in his latest surprising September performance and the Yankees beat AL East-leading Baltimore 3-2, ending the Orioles' longest winning streak of the season at six.

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Red Sox fall to the Royals

 September 14, 2014; Updated: 4:08 am

Jeremy Guthrie retired the final 17 batters he faced, Omar Infante had three hits and drove in two runs, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Boston Red Sox 7-1 on Saturday night.

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Nationals roll past the Mets

 September 14, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

New York — Bryce Harper homered, Ian Desmond drove in three runs and the Washington Nationals moved a step closer to their second NL East title in three years with a 10-3 victory over the New York Mets on Saturday night.\n

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Yankees hopes swept away in Baltimore

 September 13, 2014; Updated: 5:01 am

Bud Norris pitched seven innings of three-hit ball, and the Orioles beat the Yankees 5-0 Friday night to become the first team since 2006 to sweep a doubleheader from New York. In the first game of the day-night twinbill, Jimmy Paredes hit a two-run...

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Sox beat Royals

 September 13, 2014; Updated: 5:01 am

Allen Webster pitched six solid innings and Jemile Weeks stroked a pair of doubles and scored two runs as the Boston Red Sox defeated the sputtering Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Friday night.

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Mets finally beat Nats

 September 13, 2014; Updated: 4:11 am

Juan Lagares hit a go-ahead double and the New York Mets made it stand up, ending a 12-game home skid against Washington by holding off the NL East-leading Nationals 4-3 Friday night.

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Yankees win on homer by Young in the ninth

 September 12, 2014; Updated: 1:22 am

New York — The first momentous thing Chris Young did Thursday night was spoil Alex Cobb's bid for a no-hitter, saving the Yankees some embarrassment.

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Nationals cool off Mets

 September 12, 2014; Updated: 1:22 am

New York — Facing a first-place team brought out the worst in the New York Mets.

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McCann, Teixeira rally Yankees past Rays 8-5

 September 11, 2014; Updated: 3:07 am

New York — After starter Chris Capuano was booed off the mound in the first inning, the New York Yankees' makeshift lineup turned the mood in the Bronx a bit more festive.

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Red Sox lose to O's, Pedroia to have hand surgery

 September 11, 2014; Updated: 3:06 am

Boston — The postseason hopes for the World Series champion Boston Red Sox have all but faded away. Now, Dustin Pedroia's season is over, too.

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Montero gets first career win, Mets beat Rockies 2-0

 September 11, 2014; Updated: 3:06 am

New York — Rafael Montero found pitching in the majors easier the third time around.

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Fired N.Y. Mets female executive sues team amid accusations of poor treatment

 September 11, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

The Ivy League-educated former head of New York Mets ticket sales sued the club Wednesday, saying she was fired last month after insults and humiliation were hurled at her by the club owner's son, a top team executive who she claimed was upset...

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Orioles beat Red Sox

 September 10, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Boston - Alejandro De Aza hit two homers, Adam Jones added another and the Baltimore Orioles won for the 10th time in 13 games with a 4-1 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night.Chris Tillman (12-5) gave up one run in five...

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Yankees' postseason hopes continue to fade

 September 10, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

New York - Left fielder Matt Joyce threw out Stephen Drew in the fifth inning when catcher Ryan Hanigan blocked the sliding runner, and the Tampa Bay Rays held on to beat the fading New York Yankees 4-3 Tuesday night.Hours after...

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Orioles blank Red Sox and inch closer to title

 September 9, 2014; Updated: 2:15 am

Boston — A day after their official elimination from the AL East race, the Boston Red Sox played like a team that is looking forward to the end of the season.

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