The Cross Town Rivalry: Mets Vs. Yankees

With the end of the MLB season just over 5 weeks away and both NY tams looking good, I thought it only fitting to talk about this city’s MLB intra-city rivalry. The Mets–Yankees rivalry has its origins in the histories of the Brooklyn Dodgers, the New York Giants, and6 the Yankees, the three Major League…

Baseball’s Midsummer Classic Will Be Staged At Petco Park

Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig has awarded the 2016 All-Star Game to the San Diego Padres, Major League Baseball announced today at the conclusion of its quarterly owners meetings.  The Padres will follow the Cincinnati Reds, who will stage Baseball’s 86th Midsummer Classic on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at Great American Ball Park.

Juan Lagares Earns First Rawlings Gold Glove

Major League Baseball and Rawlings announced tonight that Mets centerfielder Juan Lagares earned his first career Rawlings Gold Glove. Lagares finished second among major league outfielders with 28 defensive runs saved, despite playing 372.0 fewer innings than leader Jason Heyward, who had 32. He had six assists, with three getting a runner at the plate….

Lucas Duda Named To MLB All Star Team

Lucas Duda, who set career highs with 30 home runs and 92 RBI for the Mets this season, has been named to the Major League Baseball All-Star team that will be traveling to Japan for a five-game series from November 12-18 against Japan’s National Team.

Juan Lagares Named A Rawlings Gold Glove Finalist

Mets outfielder Juan Lagares was named a finalist for the Rawlings Gold Glove award for National League centerfielders today. Lagares joins Cincinnati centerfielder Billy Hamilton and Washington centerfielder Denard Span as finalists. The announcement will be made on Tuesday, November 4 on ESPN2 at 7:00 p.m.