New York Teams

Mark Simon ESPN Staff 

Mets second baseman Neil Walker will sit for the second straight game, as the Mets will go with Kelly Johnson at second base for Monday's series opener with the Cardinals. Terry Collins had told Walker he would get two days off to try to get him back on track "I just need to be more consistent in my approach, " said Walker. Walker's batting average has dropped to .239 after going 4-for45 in his last 12 games.

Cubs aiming for World Series with Chapman (1:33)

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Declaración en inglés y español de Aroldis Chapman tras canje de los Yankees de Nueva York a los Cachorros de Chicago.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Left-hander Sean Gilmartin has been placed on the disabled list with Triple-A Las Vegas with shoulder soreness. Gilmartin is 9-5 with a 4.63 ERA in 16 appearances (15 starts) for the Pacific Coast League club this season.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Yankees y Cubs hacen el canje oficial.

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Monday's Mets-Cardinals lineups

Kelly Johnson is starting for a second straight day in place of Neil Walker for the Mets, who send Noah Syndergaard to the hill to face the Cardinals.

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

The Yankees have called up Luis Severino. A top prospect, Severino was 0-6 with a 7.46 ERA before being sent down. He'll likely be in the bullpen with the impending trade of Aroldis Chapman.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Yankees anuncian que subieron al lanzador dominicano Luis Severino de Triple A.

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Yankees rise in ESPN rankings

Just in time for the trade deadline, the Yanks have begun winning big games. Gone is Aroldis Chapman, but will he be the only player sent packing? Week 16 Power Rankings

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Mets fall two spots in ESPN rankings

James Loney has been doing big things for the Mets of late, but the team is still struggling to score runs. New York begins a big three-game series against St. Louis on Monday. Week 16 Power Rankings

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What is Fitzpatrick worth to the Jets?

According to ESPN Stats & Info, Ryan Fitzpatrick was more productive in 2015 than any Jets quarterback not named Joe Namath. Top stats to know

Hill: No credit for WNBA for rescinding fines (1:41)

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Aroldis Chapman just told me he's still in Houston; headed to Chicago this afternoon.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

It appears Nets PG Jeremy Lin has applied for a trademark on the phrase "Brook-Lin" for apparel purposes, according to records. A fan applied for and then transferred the trademark to Lin after he signed with Brooklyn, according to fan site NetsDaily.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Jeremy Lin said on JJ Redick's podcast that he wouldn't even have considered the Nets if Kenny Atkinson wasn't there in place as head coach. Liked the fact that he and Atkinson were at the bottom together in New York and worked their way up.

1927 Yankees diary

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