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Bassitt, Mets blank Phils again for 17th win in 20 games

Aug. 14, 2022 19:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Bassitt hurled five scoreless innings, Francisco Lindor set the franchise record for RBIs by a shortstop and the New York Mets defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 6-0 Sunday for their 17th win in 20 games. Burly slugger Daniel Vogelbach homered and Mark Canha...

Jets QB Zach Wilson having knee surgery Tuesday in LA

Aug. 14, 2022 15:02 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson will have arthroscopic surgery on his injured right knee Tuesday in Los Angeles. Wilson suffered a bone bruise and torn meniscus during the Jets' second offensive series Friday night in their preseason opener at...

Festival resumes after report of shot sends people fleeing

Aug. 14, 2022 14:50 PM EDT

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — An annual 10-day music festival in eastern Pennsylvania resumed Sunday after a reported shooting sent participants scrambling for safety just before the conclusion of Saturday night's concert. Bethlehem police converged on the area just before the Musikfest...

DeGrominant: deGrom dominates again as Mets edge Phils 1-0

Aug. 13, 2022 22:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob deGrom struck out 10 in six dominant innings and Edwin Díaz earned his 200th career save, helping the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0 on Saturday night. Pete Alonso hit an early RBI single as the NL East leaders improved to 31-9 following a...

Gazdag sparks Union to 4-1 romp over Fire

Aug. 13, 2022 21:43 PM EDT

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Dániel Gazdag gave Philadelphia an early lead and the Union cruised to a 4-1 victory over the Chicago Fire on Saturday. Gazdag scored his 12th goal of the season to give Philadelphia (13-3-9) a 1-0 lead in the 16th minute. Defender Jack Elliott...

AP source: Jets' Wilson out 2-4 weeks with knee injury

Aug. 13, 2022 13:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Zach Wilson and the New York Jets appear to have avoided a preseason nightmare. Wilson is expected to miss two to four weeks with a bone bruise and meniscus tear in his right knee, according to a person with knowledge of the injury. The person told The Associated...

Jets QB Wilson injures knee in preseason win against Eagles

Aug. 12, 2022 23:48 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A knee injury to Zach Wilson in Friday night’s preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles has turned the Jets’ high hopes for their second-year quarterback into concern. Wilson hurt his right knee in the first quarter of the Jets’ 24-21 preseason...

Vierling, Phils star on defense, end Mets' 6-game win streak

Aug. 12, 2022 23:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Left fielder Matt Vierling threw out the speedy Starling Marte at the plate to end the ninth and the Philadelphia Phillies, showing off sharp fielding that Mets announcer Keith Hernandez said they were lacking, beat New York 2-1 in 10 innings Friday night. ...

Jets QB Wilson injures knee in preseason game against Eagles

Aug. 12, 2022 21:28 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson injured his right knee in the first quarter in Friday night’s preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles. After going back to pass, Wilson was flushed out of the pocket and scrambled to his right for 7 yards, but went...

Mets lose INFs Jeff McNeil, Eduardo Escobar to injuries

Aug. 12, 2022 21:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mets infielders Jeff McNeil and Eduardo Escobar left Friday’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies with injuries. The Mets said McNeil had a right thumb laceration and Escobar suffered tightness in his left side that will require an MRI. ...