New York Teams

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Yankees No. 7 hitter Mark Teixeira lines a single to right, and Didi Gregorious scores from first due to an error from Mac Williamson. New York 1, San Francisco 0, fourth inning.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Giants righty Johnny Cueto is so much fun to watch on the mound -- especially when he's switching things up by quick-pitching out of the windup.

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Griffey: 'It is what it is' with A-Rod's accomplishments (0:41)
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Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Lucas Duda discusses his progress as he works back from a stress fracture in his lower back. He started doing dry swings today and has not yet faced pitching.

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Saturday's Mets-Marlins lineups

Saturday's tilt between the Mets and Marlins features a marquee pitching matchup between Jacob deGrom and Jose Fernandez.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

The Giants' decision to flip-flop Johnny Cueto and Jeff Samardzija in the rotation has nothing to do with the team's losing streak and was decided into advance, according to the team.

Lineup: Yankees (49-47) vs. Giants (57-39)

  • 1. Brett Gardner, LF (L)
  • 2. Jacoby Ellsbury, CF (L)
  • 3. Carlos Beltran, DH (S)
  • 4. Brian McCann, C (L)
  • 5. Starlin Castro, 2B (R)
  • 6. Didi Gregorius, SS (L)
  • 7. Mark Teixeira, 1B (S)
  • 8. Chase Headley, 3B (S)
  • 9. Aaron Hicks, RF (S)
  • SP: Ivan Nova, RHP
  • Daily notes

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Lasorda: Scouts were clueless on Piazza (2:17)

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Yankees manager Joe Girardi says 1B Mark Teixeira is hitting seventh because he wanted to move other guys up in the order. Girardi thinks it has been difficult for Teixeira because of all the injuries. "I gave him a heads up before," Girardi said of his conversation with Teixeira.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira has not hit seventh since 2012, when he had two starts in that batting slot.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Yankees lineup Saturday vs. Giants: Gardner LF Ellsbury CF Beltran DH McCann C Castro 2B Gregorius SS Teixeira 1B Headley 3B Hicks RF/Nova RHP

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Jerry Crasnick ESPN Senior Writer 

Mike Schmidt was happy to see Philly kid Mike Piazza overcome the "politics" and reach the Hall of Fame.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

The Giants are starting Johnny Cueto against the Yankees on Saturday, pushing the right-hander up a day as they try to snap a six-game losing streak.

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Familia joins some familiar names

Mets closer Jeurys Familia notched his MLB-leading 34th save of the season Friday night to move into fourth on the all-time consecutive saves list. His last blown save was July 30, 2015.

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Mike Piazza, Hall of 'Framer'

Mike Piazza, who will be called to Cooperstown on Sunday, wasn't just a home run hitter. He was one of the great pitch-framing catchers of his time.

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Jerry Crasnick ESPN Senior Writer 

Mike Piazza is putting the finishing touches on his speech as he prepares for his Hall of Fame induction Sunday.

1927 Yankees diary

  • Robert Hunt
  • Immerse yourself in the 1927 Yankees

    "The Diary of Myles Thomas" is an experiment in storytelling, a genre we're calling real-time historical fiction. Experience the Roaring Twenties through the eyes of a mediocre pitcher on the greatest baseball team of all time.