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Fort Drum soldier from Georgia ID'd as victim of shooting

Jul. 06, 2022 23:31 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Army has identified the victim of a deadly weekend shooting in Syracuse as a 19-year-old soldier from Georgia who was assigned to New York's Fort Drum. Pvt. 1st Class Malik S. Shipman, of Fairburn, Georgia, was shot near Onondaga Park in Syracuse...

Hutchinson's Jan. 6 committee testimony a television hit

Jul. 06, 2022 22:02 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson's testimony before the Jan. 6 committee was a big hit with television viewers, easily reaching a larger live audience than any of the four other daytime hearings. Hutchinson's riveting testimony about former President...

Escobar homers again, Carrasco pitches Mets past Rangers 4-1

Jul. 03, 2022 19:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Eduardo Escobar joined several Mets on the mound as they encircled Carlos Carrasco and high-fived him for a job well done. Plenty to feel good about, too. By the end of a winning weekend, two of New York's most pivotal pieces were back on track. ...

Mets' Max Scherzer to return from IL Tuesday vs. Reds

Jul. 01, 2022 17:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Max Scherzer is scheduled to return to the New York Mets’ rotation Tuesday in Cincinnati after missing over a month with a strained left oblique muscle. Scherzer, a three-time Cy Young Award winner, has been sidelined since straining his oblique while pitching...

Roy Simmons III retiring from Syracuse lacrosse

Jun. 28, 2022 17:31 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Roy Simmons III announced Tuesday that he's retiring after more than three decades with the Syracuse men's lacrosse team. “For me, this job was always about my involvement with young people and the opportunity to mentor as well as coach them,” Simmons,...

Mets move Megill to 60-day IL, claim Robertson from Braves

Jun. 27, 2022 21:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mets pitcher Tylor Megill will be out until at least mid-August after the team moved him to the 60-day injured list Monday. The 26-year-old right-hander was put on the 15-day IL on June 17 because of a strained right shoulder, joining aces Jacob deGrom and...

Lindor homers, knocks in 4 as Mets top Marlins 5-3

Jun. 24, 2022 23:30 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Francisco Lindor homered, doubled and drove in four runs to lead the New York Mets past the Miami Marlins 5-3 on Friday night. Mark Canha also went deep and Taijuan Walker pitched six-plus innings of three-run ball for the NL East leaders. Walker (6-2) allowed eight...

Mets recall Dom Smith from Triple-A after 3-week stint

Jun. 20, 2022 13:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets have promoted first baseman/outfielder Dominic Smith from Triple-A Syracuse, ending the popular 26-year-old's three-week stint in the minor leagues. New York called up Smith and put right-hander Seth Lugo on the paternity list Monday prior to a...

Mets demote struggling 1B/OF Dominic Smith to Triple-A

May. 31, 2022 18:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets have optioned first baseman/outfielder Dominic Smith to Triple-A Syracuse amid a slow start to the season for the 26-year-old. The Mets announced Smith's demotion Tuesday and promoted right-hander Adonis Medina before a game against the Washington...

Mets reliever López has penalty cut to 1 game, out vs Phils

May. 27, 2022 18:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets reliever Yoan López had his three-game suspension cut to one game and served the penalty Friday night when New York played the Philadelphia Phillies. López was recalled from Triple-A Syracuse before the game and had to immediately sit out. Mets...