Matt Harvey set a franchise record by striking out 11 batters in his Major League Baseball debut as the New York Mets halted a six-game skid with a 3-1 win against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
R. A. Dickey pitched a one-hitter in a 9-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays and set a New York Mets record by not allowing a run for 32 2/3 innings.
The New York Mets completed a trade that sent center fielder Angel Pagan to the San Francisco Giants for relief pitcher Ramon Ramirez and outfielder Andres Torres.
The New York Mets traded centerfielder Angel Pagan to the San Francisco Giants for reliever Ramon Ramirez and added two free-agent pitchers from the Toronto Blue Jays bullpen, the New York Times said.
The San Francisco Giants are one win away from ending Major League Baseball’s third-longest World Series drought thanks to the pitching of a 21-year-old rookie.
Mitch Moreland ’s first career home run against a left-handed pitcher helped the Texas Rangers to their first-ever win in a World Series game.
Jayson Nix hit a two-run homer, his first for the New York Yankees, in a 6-2 home victory over the Seattle Mariners in a Major League Baseball contest.
The San Francisco Giants won Game 1 of the World Series with 14 hits. They took Game 2 with shutout pitching.
The opening game of the World Series was supposed to be a showcase for pitchers Cliff Lee of the Texas Rangers and Tim Lincecum of the San Francisco Giants.
The Tampa Bay Rays lost the opener of a season-ending series at Kansas City to fall into a tie for first place in the American League East with the New York Yankees.