The Mets plan to be cautious with Matt Harvey in the playoffs, saying he won't pitch again during the NLDS against the Dodgers.
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There hasn't been much noise lately on the Jason Pierre-Paul front recently. The injured New York Giants defensive end hasn't even tweeted since Oct. 4, when he weighed in on social media to wish the team first luck and then congratulations on their game in Buffalo.
NEW YORK -- Michael Cuddyer's time in the starting lineup ended after his flop in Game 1. Still, manager Terry Collins continues to resist starting rookie Michael Conforto in left field against a left-handed pitcher.
Infielder Juan Uribe has not resumed baseball activity and is unlikely to be on the roster for the NLCS if the Mets advance.
Terry Collins expects to use Bartolo Colon to bridge the innings from Steve Matz to the Mets' primary setup men.
The struggling Dallas Cowboys intend to start Matt Cassel at quarterback when they return from their bye week, a source told ESPN.
We've already seen some mighty impressive displays of pitching prowess in this year's postseason, including Chicago Cubs hurler Jake Arrieta's...
Kershaw looks to shake playoff woes
Down 2-1 in the NLDS, the Dodgers will send Clayton Kershaw to the mound on three days' rest. Kershaw has a 1-6 record in nine postseason starts. The Mets will counter with rookie lefty Steven Matz.
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Rob Manfred says at Wrigley that protecting infielders is "high on our radar screen" but a rule will be challenging to word. "I think the way we had to work through the home-plate situation gives you a feel for how difficult it is to write that kind of rule."
In a holding pattern
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Giants keep climbing
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Cubs favored to win NL pennant
Entering Tuesday, Chicago, up 2-1 on St. Louis in the NLDS, has the best odds of making it to the World Series out of the NL, according to the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook. The Mets, up 2-1 on the Dodgers, are close behind.
Steven Matz will be the fourth rookie pitcher in Mets franchise history to start a postseason game when he takes the mound for Game 4 Tuesday.
Jorge Sedano, Amin Elhassan and Tom Haberstroh discuss the issues people have with Kobe Bryant's rank, the Derek Fisher-Matt Barnes conflict and more. Plus, #CrowdNoise.
Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis' rush at the Dolphins' Ryan Tannehill in London marked just the eighth time he's blitzed a quarterback since 2008.
Mets' young arms excelling in debuts
Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard and Matt Harvey have all posted big strikeout numbers in their first playoff starts.
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New York's bats put up record numbers
The Mets' 13 runs against the Dodgers in Game 3 on Monday set a franchise record for a postseason game.
The appeal of Dodgers infielder Chase Utley's two-game suspension will be heard by Major League Baseball after the NLDS next Monday, according to sources.
Mets in right place to clinch
New York's record in series-clinching games has been much better at home than on the road. The Mets (up 2-1 in the NLDS) host the Dodgers at Citi Field in Game 4.
Dan, Stu & Greg Cote on Steve Spurrier resigning from South Carolina plus more talk about Dan Campbell & they are joined by Jimmy Kimmel & Chipper Jones.
Doctors treating Giants tight end Daniel Fells for MRSA are more optimistic than they were a few days ago that Fells won't lose his foot, sources close to the situation said.
Two days after Ruben Tejada's postseason ended on a late takeout slide by Chase Utley, the New York Mets thrashed the Los Angeles Dodgers.