Latest Mike Fitzpatrick News

Callaway beats former boss as surging Mets top Indians 9-2

Aug. 21, 2019 12:24 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Commit a mistake against the New York Mets these days and they are poised to make you pay. Michael Conforto hit a tiebreaking homer moments after an embarrassing error by Cleveland Indians left fielder Oscar Mercado, and the resurgent Mets rolled from there to a 9-2 victory Tuesday night....

Mets reliever Gsellman has partially torn lat muscle

Aug. 20, 2019 8:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets reliever Robert Gsellman has a partially torn lat muscle that puts the rest of his season in jeopardy, a significant blow to New York's improved bullpen as the team chases a playoff berth. Gsellman was placed on the 10-day injured list last weekend, retroactive to Aug. 14, with...

Indians' Kluber shut down 2 weeks with abdominal strain

Aug. 20, 2019 7:25 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber's comeback has been sidetracked. The Cleveland Indians ace will be shut down for two weeks with an abdominal strain, an injury he sustained as he was rehabbing from a broken arm. Kluber was pulled from a minor league outing for Triple-A Columbus at Charlotte on Sunday after...

Ramírez, Santana power Indians to 7 HRs in 19-5 rout vs NYY

Aug. 16, 2019 1:14 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — By the time José Ramírez and the Cleveland Indians were finally done thrashing the Yankees on Thursday night, rookie designated hitter Mike Ford was at least enjoying a chuckle at his own expense on the mound for New York. This one was a laugher from the get-go, but it might not...

Stanton, Yankees targeting September return from knee injury

Aug. 15, 2019 8:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton wants to return from his knee injury in time to fine-tune that powerful swing for October. Sidelined nearly all season, the New York Yankees slugger is hitting indoors and throwing as he rehabs from a sprained right knee that's been slow to heal since he got hurt June 25....

Judge, Yankees pound Price for 4-game sweep of Red Sox

Aug. 5, 2019 2:05 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A couple of things have remained constant for the New York Yankees all season: They keep getting hurt and they keep winning games. Aaron Judge and Gio Urshela homered early as a makeshift Yankees lineup pounded David Price in a 7-4 victory Sunday night that sent the defending World Series...

Yankees CF Hicks on 10-day injured list with flexor strain

Aug. 4, 2019 6:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees center fielder Aaron Hicks was placed on the 10-day injured list Sunday with a flexor strain in his right elbow, the latest blow to an injury-ravaged team leading the AL East by a wide margin. After getting hurt on a throw Saturday night, Hicks had an MRI on Sunday and New York...

Stroman excited to join Mets, 'best staff in baseball'

Aug. 1, 2019 2:54 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Three days after being acquired in a surprising trade, Marcus Stroman joined the New York Mets on Wednesday and immediately declared his new team a playoff contender — this season. "It's definitely been a whirlwind," the All-Star pitcher said before the Mets beat the Chicago White Sox...

Oh, baby! D-backs rookie dad wins Yankee Stadium debut, 4-2

Jul. 31, 2019 12:34 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — This momentous month just keeps getting better for Taylor Clarke. Five days after the birth of his daughter, the rookie pitcher was an impressive winner in his Yankee Stadium debut and the Arizona Diamondbacks got home runs from Christian Walker and Carson Kelly to beat New York 4-2 on...

Matz gets 1st complete game, Mets blank sinking Pirates 3-0

Jul. 27, 2019 11:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time in his five-year career, Steven Matz needed no help from the bullpen. Matz pitched an efficient five-hitter for his first complete game in 90 major league starts, and the New York Mets got home runs from Michael Conforto and J.D. Davis in a 3-0 victory Saturday night over...