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  1. Girardi: 'We play to win a trophy'

    Mike Mazzeo

    It's World Series championship or bust for the Yankees -- what else is new? Asked if he'd be disappointed if his team is eliminated on Thursday night, manager Joe Girardi replied, "I think we're all going to be disappointed if we don't win [Thu...

    Blog | October 05, 2011
  2. Verlander solid as Tigers survive triple play to win

    Justin Verlander was solid and the Tigers overcame hitting into a triple play to beat the Rangers on Wednesday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 20, 2009
  3. Phillies ride Hamels' 15 K's, rare triple play to win

    Cole Hamels had a career-high 15 strikeouts in his first complete game and the Phillies cruised to a 4-1 win over the Reds.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | April 21, 2007
  4. Play to win or don't play at all

    Rob Neyer

    The owners want the league that wins the All-Star Game to have home-field advantage for the World Series. Rob still thinks this is a good idea because it means the players will want to win the game. And why play a game if nobody cares who wins?

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2003
  5. Dodgers embark on postseason riding high

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers held a postseason rally following their 10-5 win over the Colorado Rockies on Sunday afternoon, with about half of the 48,278 fans in attendance sticking around to get whipped into a frenzy for the upcoming play...

    Blog | September 28, 2014
  6. Mariners edge Angels in 11 to stay in AL playoff chase

    The Seattle Mariners stayed in the AL playoff race Saturday night when Austin Jackson hustled to barely beat a double-play relay in the 11th inning for a 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 27, 2014
  7. Cueto wins 19th, Reds beat Brewers 3-1

    Cueto wins 19th, Reds beat Brewers 3-1

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 23, 2014
  8. Mets won't quit despite elimination

    Adam Rubin

    ATLANTA -- Terry Collins does not expect the Mets to let up now that they mathematically have been eliminated from postseason contention. "We've just got to play the game right," Collins said after the Mets' 5-0 win against the Atlanta Braves on F...

    Blog | September 19, 2014
  9. Last chance to see Jeter

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- The Yankees have eight home games left, and as their playoff hopes fade, the question of how many of them they will win has been replaced by a more immediate one: How many of them will Derek Jeter play in? Jeter is in the lineup for to...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  10. Twins-White Sox Preview

    Twins-White Sox Preview

    Preview | September 12, 2014
  11. D'Arnaud's RBI single lifts Mets over Marlins 4-3

    D'Arnaud's RBI single lifts Mets over Marlins 4-3

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 03, 2014
  12. Rangers-Astros Preview

    Rangers-Astros Preview

    Preview | August 28, 2014
  13. September could be meaningful for Wright

    Danny Knobler | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

    NEW YORK -- The dream of 90 wins faded early. The hope of finishing with a winning record is fading now. The New York Mets aren't going to play meaningful games in September, at least not in the usual sense of the term. It still could be a meanin...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  14. Morning Briefing: Mets look to take series

    Danny Knobler | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

    NEW YORK FIRST PITCH: The New York Mets will try to win a series from the Atlanta Braves for the third time this season when the two teams play Thursday night at Citi Field. There's a chance David Wright could return to the lineup for the firs...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  15. Rangers-Astros Preview

    Rangers-Astros Preview

    Preview | August 27, 2014
  16. Campbell, Lagares plays aid Mets

    Adam Rubin

    WASHINGTON -- A pair of stellar plays from Mets outfielders proved a big assist in allowing Zack Wheeler to get through Tuesday's eventual 6-1 win against the Washington Nationals. Lagares Campbell Novice outfielder Eric Campbell, in his...

    Blog | August 05, 2014