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Mike Greenberg and Cris Carter in for Mike Golic weigh in on Game 3 NLDS victories for both the Mets and Cubs with ESPN 97.9's Rob Dibble. Plus, he shares his thoughts on who will advance to the ALCS.
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Police are investigating a fight that left one person in critical condition. Witnesses told a TV station that the fight was between Dodgers and Mets fans, but police said that's not yet clear.
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.
Dealing with Kristaps Porzingis' third non-contact injury in four months, Derek Fisher says the Knicks might change the rookie's workout regimen.
Carmelo Anthony believes his challenge to coaches -- to call him out on his mistakes -- will "bring out the best in me."
The Mets didn't retaliate for Chase Utley's hard slide; they simply went out and won Game 3 to make a case that they're not just good enough to win this series, they're good enough to win it all.
David Schoenfield SweetSpot blogger
Well, that was fun. With all the offense today it was like watching 1999 baseball again. Remember that 23-7 game between the Red Sox and Indians? So now the spotlight will return to Clayton Kershaw, pitching on three days' rest, just like last season when he lost 3-2 to the Cardinals. He's lost five straight postseason starts. No pressure.
The Mets used their powerful offense to make a statement on Monday night after Chase Utley's late slide in Game 2 broke Ruben Tejada's leg.
From Carlos Correa to Howie Kendrick, baseball's sluggers had quite a day Monday, as they set single-day playoff records with 21 home runs and 61 total runs.
Curtis Granderson drove in five runs, Yoenis Cespedes homered into the second deck and the New York Mets overcame Matt Harvey's early struggles to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 13-7 Monday night.
Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer
After enduring Adam Wainwright’s curveball to Carlos Beltran, two collapses, then six straight losing seasons, Mets fans had plenty to celebrate during the first postseason game in Queens in nine years. Following pregame introductions that included jeers for Chase Utley and cheers for Ruben Tejada, the Amazin’s blasted the Dodgers, 13-7, on Monday in Game 3 of the NLDS. The Mets took a 2-1 series lead and can advance with a win on Tuesday. The Mets established a franchise postseason scoring record. The previous mark came in a 12-5 NLCS win against the Cardinals on Oct. 15, 2006.
Mets tally 13 runs to grab lead in NLDS
Curtis Granderson drove in five of the Mets' postseason-record 13 runs as they roughed up the Dodgers 13-7 in Game 3, grabbing a 2-1 series advantage. Box score
Mets set postseason record with 13 runs
Curtis Granderson doubled off the wall to up his total to five RBIs -- tying a Mets postseason record -- and giving the New York 13 runs, which is the most the team has ever scored in the postseason and the most the Dodgers have allowed. Follow live
Mets lead by six at the stretch
Adrian Gonzalez put a dent in the Mets' lead with a solo homer to left-center, but Bartolo Colon got out of the inning without any added damage and New York's lead is 10-4. Follow live
Derrick Williams scored 21 points and Carmelo Anthony added 18 to help the New York Knicks remain unbeaten in the preseason with a 94-88 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night.
Mets break open game in fourth inning
Yoenis Cespedes smashed a three-run homer into the left-field bleachers to give New York a 10-3 advantage over Los Angeles. Nine of New York's 10 runs have come with two outs. Follow live
d'Arnaud adds to Mets' advantage
Travis d'Arnaud lifted a two-out, two-run homer to left for New York's sixth run against Brett Anderson. Matt Harvey is back on the mound to start the fourth with a 6-3 lead. Follow live
Mets-Dodgers delay due to replay phone
Game 3 of the NLDS was a few minutes late because the replay phone to the clubhouse wasn't operating correctly. The game is now underway and scoreless in the first inning. Follow live