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  1. First Pitch: Slip-up free September

    Ian Begley

    About two hours before Sunday's Yanks-Orioles series finale, Joe Girardi talked about the importance of the Yanks avoiding any "slip-ups" as they try to make up ground in the wild-card race. "You know that you really can't afford too many slip-up...

    Blog | September 02, 2013
  2. First Pitch: Offensive surge

    Ian Begley

    NEW YORK -- Somehow, the Yankees remain in playoff contention as they hit the 120-game mark of the season. They enter play Thursday 5.5 games behind Tampa Bay in the Wild Card race. It's still unlikely that they leapfrog Kansas City, Clevelan...

    Blog | August 15, 2013
  3. Rapid Reaction: Braves 6, Mets 5

    Ian Begley

    Recap | Box Score | Photos WHAT IT MEANS: The immediate result of Sunday's 6-5 loss is that the Mets now fall nine games behind the Braves in the National League wild card race. The long-term implications are less clear. Jose Reyes left th...

    Blog | August 07, 2011
  4. New York Mets' Jose Reyes (left hamstring), Daniel Murphy (knee) ...

    Ian Begley

    New York Mets shortstop Jose Reyes left Sunday's game against the Atlanta Braves in the bottom of the second inning with stiffness in his left hamstring.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2011
  5. Collins: Mets will be 'focused' on Saturday

    Ian Begley

    David Wright #5 3B New York Mets 2011 STATS GM52 HR8 RBI32 R33 OBP.357 AVG.274 If the Mets lose Saturday night's game against Atlanta, they'll fall 10 games behind the Braves in the wild card race. Mathematically, they'd still be aliv...

    Blog | August 06, 2011
  6. Tough-luck Dickey suffers 10th loss of '11

    Ian Begley

    R.A. Dickey #43 SP New York Mets 2011 STATS GM24 W5 L10 BB41 K100 ERA3.72 The Mets entered the weekend series against the Braves desperate to cling to contention in the NL Wild Card race. R.A. Dickey did his part in Friday night's ser...

    Blog | August 06, 2011
  7. Leyland is against 1-game playoff

    Ian Begley

    There has been plenty of speculation over baseball adding a wild-card team and implementing a one-game playoff between two wild card clubs in order to ensure exciting races in September. Tigers manager Jim Leyland is against the idea. "I'll g...

    Blog | October 06, 2011