Latest Brad Hand News

Syndergaard sharp in brief return, Mets take 2 from Marlins

Sep. 29, 2021 00:30 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After two years away, Noah Syndergaard was still nasty. Even for just a few pitches. Syndergaard looked sharp in his brief but long-awaited return from Tommy John surgery, and the New York Mets beat the Miami Marlins 2-1 in nine...

Brewers hit 3 HRs, get strong outing from Lauer to down Mets

Sep. 25, 2021 00:26 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich hit one of Milwaukee's three home runs and Eric Lauer turned in a much-needed strong start for the Brewers in their 5-1 win over the New York Mets on Friday night. Kolten Wong and Willy Adames also went deep for the Brewers, who...

Segura, Nola lead surging Phils past Mets, tighten NL East

Sep. 19, 2021 00:10 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jean Segura had his first multi-homer game in almost five years, Aaron Nola snapped a nine-start winless streak and the surging Philadelphia Phillies tightened the NL East race, beating the New York Mets 5-3 Saturday night. Bryce Harper drove in two runs...

Lindor's 3rd homer lifts Mets whistling past Yanks 7-6

Sep. 13, 2021 10:21 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Francisco Lindor whistled at the Yankees, and sent the ball whistling over the wall — three times. In the midst of a miserable first season with the Mets, Lindor kept alive his new team's postseason chances and dropped its crosstown rival out of a...

Mets claim 3-time All-Star reliever Brad Hand from Blue Jays

Sep. 02, 2021 20:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Looking to bolster their bullpen for a September playoff push, the New York Mets claimed reliever Brad Hand off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday. A three-time All-Star with 126 career saves, Hand struggled badly with the Blue Jays after...

Mets place Scott on paid leave, acting GM pleads not guilty

Sep. 02, 2021 17:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Acting general manager Zack Scott was placed on administrative leave Thursday by the New York Mets following his arrest on charges of driving while intoxicated. Electronic court records show Scott was released without bail after pleading not guilty...

Akin wins consecutive starts, leads Orioles past Jays 4-2

Aug. 31, 2021 22:56 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Keegan Akin allowed one run through five innings and won consecutive starts for the first time, Ramón Urías hit a go-ahead double in the sixth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 Tuesday night. Akin (2-8) allowed two hits,...

LEADING OFF: Time for September call-ups, but not too many

Aug. 31, 2021 20:03 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Wednesday: ___ CALL 'EM UP Major League Baseball teams can now expand their rosters, but there's something different about September call-ups this season — clubs can add just two...

Blue Jays cut LHP Brad Hand 1 month after acquiring him

Aug. 31, 2021 17:52 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays have cut struggling lefty reliever Brad Hand. Hand was reinstated from the bereavement list and designated for assignment before Tuesday’s game against Baltimore. Hand went 0-2 with a 7.27 ERA in 11 games with Toronto after being...

Reyes hits tiebreaking inside-the-park HR, Tigers beat Jays

Aug. 27, 2021 23:16 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Victor Reyes hit a pinch-hit tiebreaking inside-the-park home run in the eighth inning and the Detroit Tigers held on to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 2-1 on Friday night. Reyes, hitting for Zack Short, led off the inning with a sinking drive to center. Josh...