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Babers prepares for year 4 at Syracuse after 10-win season

Apr. 13, 2019 8:09 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse is coming off a breakthrough season that even surprised coach Dino Babers a little bit. Keeping the momentum going is of paramount importance. "There has to be a sense of urgency of getting better and getting better right away," said Babers, starting his fourth year at...

D'Arnaud activated by Mets following Tommy John surgery

Apr. 7, 2019 2:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Catcher Travis d'Arnaud has been activated by the New York Mets, nearly one year after he had Tommy John surgery to repair a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. D'Arnaud was reinstated from the 10-day injured list before Sunday's game against Washington, and the...

Tebow goes 0 for 4 in Triple-A debut for NY Mets farm team

Apr. 4, 2019 9:59 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Tim Tebow had no hits in his Triple-A debut and nothing to say about it. The former NFL quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner went 0 for 4 on Thursday for the top minor league affiliate of the New York Mets. He wasn't available for comment after the Syracuse Mets lost to the Pawtucket...

Mets prospect Tim Tebow makes Triple-A debut for Syracuse

Apr. 4, 2019 3:27 AM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Tim Tebow is one step away from the Big Show. He's still in no rush. "I enjoy the process every day, enjoy every opportunity I get," Tebow said as he prepared for Thursday's International League opener with the Syracuse Mets. "That's one thing I take a lot of pride in — having...

Tim Tebow in Syracuse for next step in his baseball odyssey

Apr. 2, 2019 6:17 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Tim Tebow began the next step of his quest to make it to the major leagues , working out with the Triple-A Syracuse Mets on Tuesday. The former Heisman Trophy winner of the Florida Gators and former NFL quarterback says no matter where he's been people have been supportive. He says...

Syracuse star Tyus Battle not coming back for senior year

Mar. 29, 2019 9:00 AM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse star Tyus Battle is not coming back for his senior year. In an open letter to fans published Friday in The Post-Standard of Syracuse, Battle made his decision after reports he'd leave surfaced when the Orange were eliminated in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. "I have...

20-cent 7-Eleven tacos fueled deGrom's $137M deal with Mets

Mar. 27, 2019 10:38 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — All it took were some beef-and-cheese taquitos and 10-for-$2 mini-tacos from 7-Eleven to seal NL Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom's $137.5 million deal with the New York Mets. OK, well, not quite. "I only had a couple bites," deGrom said with a smile Wednesday at a hotel outside...

South Dakota State beats Syracuse 75-64, reaches Sweet 16

Mar. 25, 2019 11:11 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse seemed to be in total control. And then it wasn't. A 10-0 run fueled by three turnovers to start the fourth quarter propelled the No. 3 Orange to a 57-53 lead with a little more than seven minutes to go against No. 6 South Dakota State. With a loud Carrier Dome crowd behind...

Syndergaard unhappy with deGrom negotiations, 'Cuse trip

Mar. 24, 2019 7:16 PM EDT

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard tuned up for the regular season with a couple fastballs — at his own organization. Syndergaard questioned the Mets' treatment of ace Jacob deGrom and the organization's upcoming travel plans after he made his final appearance of...

Third-seeded Syracuse goes for a second home sweep

Mar. 24, 2019 3:19 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse lost its last home game during the regular season, a big disappointment for coach Quentin Hillsman and his seniors. But his Orange still finished high enough in the national rankings to land as a host for the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament, and those seniors now have...