MLB playoff field is set! Why 2022 postseason could be best ever

AP Photo/Hakim Wright The regular season is officially in the books (OK, maybe there is still a game or two trickling slowly to its finish as you read this) and the 2022 MLB playoffs are set to start Friday — and this year’s postseason could be epic. In addition to a new format that features … Read more

Jacob deGrom dominates again with 10 K’s as New York Mets edge Philadelphia Phillies

NEW YORK — Jacob deGrom struck out 10 in six dominant innings and Edwin Diaz earned his 200th career save, helping the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0 on Saturday night. DeGrom (2-0, 1.62 ERA) allowed two hits and walked none in his third start after spending the first part of the season … Read more

New York Mets starter Jacob deGrom continues ‘to take care of business,’ wins in Citi Field return

NEW YORK — Jacob deGrom struck out 12 and carried a perfect game into the sixth inning of his second start all season, pitching the New York Mets past the Atlanta Braves 5-2 on Sunday for their 12th victory in 14 games. Pete Alonso drove in two runs, and the first-place Mets finished with 19 … Read more

With a statement series win over the Atlanta Braves, the New York Mets prove they’re the real deal

Edwin Diaz is such a dominant, lights-out closer right now that when he enters the game in the ninth inning, the Mets TV broadcast doesn’t even go to a commercial break. Instead, the camera follows him as he enters the field through the bullpen gate and heads to the pitcher’s mound, the stadium loudspeakers blaring … Read more