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Tanaka vs. Darvish lives up to hype
When Masahiro Tanaka pitched for the Rakuten Golden Eagles and Yu Darvish was with the Nippon Ham Fighters, they went head-to-head four times. Darvish went 2-1 with a 1.36 ERA in those meetings, and Tanaka went 1-3 with a 2.90 ERA. Both pitched well Friday, but Tanaka's Yankees were victorious in extras.
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It took quite a while, but the Islanders finally found a trade for Travis Hamonic. He heads to the Flames along with a conditional fourth-round pick in 2019 or 2020, in exchange for Calgary's first- and second-round picks in 2018 and a conditional second-round pick in 2019 or 2020. The conditional picks will both be swapped in 2019 if the Flames do not make the playoffs; otherwise, they will be swapped in 2020.
The Yankees have designated Chris Carter for assignment and promoted Tyler Austin from the minors in an attempt to boost their production at first base.
Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer
Yankees manager Joe Girardi made it very apparent he had little use for first baseman Chris Carter. The Yankees have designated Carter for assignment, calling up Tyler Austin. Austin figures to see a lot of time at first until Greg Bird comes back. Bird (ankle) is hoping to begin a new rehab soon. Carter was hitting .204. The Yankees will owe him the remainder of his $3.5M.
When will the Jets contend again? It won't be until they solve their QB problem, and it's unlikely Todd Bowles will be around to see that happen.
Admission will be free for the 11 of the Giants' 14 training-camp sessions that are open to the public between July 28 and Aug. 14 in East Rutherford.
We might never know exactly how close the Knicks were to dealing Kristaps Porzingis, but Joakim Noah and his hefty contract might have held things up.
The first major league matchup between Japanese pitching stars Yu Darvish and Masahiro Tanaka lived up to the hype, as both starters pitched scoreless baseball before the Yankees defeated the Rangers 2-1 in 10 innings.
Yoenis Cespedes had three hits including a two-run homer and Lucas Duda had three hits including a solo blast as the New York Mets defeated the San Francisco Giants 11-4 on Friday night.
Ronald Torreyes hit a game-winning single with two outs in the 10th inning after midnight, and the New York Yankees edged the Texas Rangers 2-1 on a rainy Friday night for just their second win in 10 games.
Former Lions defensive lineman Devin Taylor appears to be a low-risk, high-upside signing who could help the Giants' pass rush.
The Raiders' ascent is possible for the Jets, but for now there's this fact: Oakland QB Derek Carr makes more per season than a bunch of Jets in sum.
Jasmine Thomas scored 23 points and Connecticut held on for a 94-89 win over the New York Liberty on Friday night after blowing a 21-point lead.
Asdrubal Cabrera, who was activated from the disabled list Friday, said he's "not really happy" with the Mets' decision to move him to second base and said he thinks it's time the team trades him.
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Masahiro Tanaka: Did not allow a run in the 1st inning tonight. He's still had more starts where he's allowed a 1st-inning run (8) than starts where he has not allowed a 1st-inning run (7).
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