Despite Noah Syndergaard's scoreless seventh inning in relief, the Mets, with closer Jeurys Familia unavailable, failed to hold a late one-run lead.
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Checking in on the New York Mets' minor league affiliates.
It's tough for Mets manager Terry Collins to see David Wright struggle with injuries, the latest to his neck that is keeping him out of the lineup.
The Mets demoted Eric Campbell to Triple-A Las Vegas and designated Jeff Walters for assignment to create room for recently-acquired 1B James Loney.
James Loney makes his Mets debut at first base as New York hosts the White Sox.
Mets catcher Travis d'Arnaud, who is on the DL with a rotator cuff strain in his throwing shoulder, could begin a rehab assignment this weekend.
Steven Matz will be seeking a win for the eighth straight start, while Noah Syndergaard may pitch in relief after throwing 33 pitches last Saturday.
Luis Ortega highlighted the Columbia Fireflies' decisive five-run seventh-inning rally with a three-run home run.
One has to wonder if 40-year-old Alex Rodriguez, who has been benched the past two nights, has anything left in the tank after hitting .170 in 2016.
Steven Matz's winning streak was snapped on Tuesday, as the New York Mets' bullpen faltered late in a 6-4 loss to the Chicago White Sox.
Tyler Saladino hit a go-ahead homer in the eighth inning and the Chicago White Sox halted a seven-game losing streak Tuesday night with a 6-4 victory over the New York Mets.
Masahiro Tanaka checks in at No. 89 in our ESPN World Fame 100.
Maya Moore scored 25 points and the Minnesota Lynx remained unbeaten with a 79-69 win over the New York Liberty on Tuesday night.
Odell Beckham Jr. checks in at No. 40 and Eli Manning at No. 66 in our ESPN World Fame 100.
Kevin Pillar singled home the go-ahead run in the seventh inning and made a highlight-reel diving catch in center field to help the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Yankees 4-1 on Tuesday night for New
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Steven Matz's streak of wins in seven straight starts is over. Matz departed after 5 2/3 innings with a 4-3 lead. But Tyler Saladino belted a two-run homer against Hansel Robles in the eighth to give the White Sox a one-run edge and hand Matz a no-decision. The Mets record remains Frank Viola earning a win in nine straight starts spanning the 1989 and '90 seasons.
Two Yankees receiving All-Star attention
In the AL's first ballot update, a pair of Yankees are among the vote-getters at their respective positions:
- Brian McCann - No. 2 catcher
- Carlos Beltran - No. 11 outfielder
Carmelo Anthony checks in at No. 29 in our ESPN World Fame 100.
A persistent hitting slump that worsened following his return from the DL last week has Yankees DH Alex Rodriguez out of the lineup Tuesday for the second straight game.
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