Niese Aims for Finishing Touches on Solid Season

Niese Aims for Finishing Touches on Solid Season

Santana Struggles in Return BY JOE RINI Although less heralded than Cy Young Award candidate R.A. Dickey, Mets left hander Jonathan Niese has carved out a solid 2012 season as he looks to finish the year strong. This past Sunday, Niese capped the latest Mets homestand with eight innings of one run ball against the […]

Stony Point 12-Year-Old All-Stars Bow Out in the Eastern Regional

Report from http://stonypointll.org/ Stony Point kept its fantastic performance in Little League this season, as the 12-year-old All-Stars again advanced the regional round of the Little League World Series in Bristol, CT. The results and highlights from the games are listed below. First game: New Jersey-4 New York-2 Stephen Greeley pitched 3 2/3 with 6 […]

Saratoga Race Course Welcomes Yankees Mariano Rivera

Saratoga Race Course Welcomes Yankees Mariano Rivera

Saratoga Race Course will host arguably the greatest closer in baseball history when Mariano Rivera visits the Spa for a series of events on Friday, August 10. The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) will name the third race “The Spa Welcomes Mo!” in honor of Rivera, who will appear in the winner’s circle to […]

Mets Happy to See Harvey, Dickey, and August

Mets inactive at trade deadline BY JOE RINI With their 4-1 loss to Giants in San Francisco on Tuesday night, the Mets gratefully bid farewell to the month of July. Entering July, the Mets were seven games over .500, near the front of the wildcard race, and only 2 ½ games out of first place. […]

Brooklyn’s in the Air When Dodgers Fly to Mets

Oldest living Dodger and Larry King, Harvey in, Santana out BY JOE RINI The design of Citi Field, with its Jackie Robinson Rotunda, evokes Ebbets Field but when the Los Angeles Dodgers visited this past weekend, one could almost hear the echoes of Hilda Chester and her famed cowbell as the Mets paid tribute to […]

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