Padres romp by Mets as Max Scherzer disappoints in wild-card start

NEW YORK — The dreams of Mets fans were supposed to come true on Friday night. When Max Scherzer signed a three-year, $130 million contract with New York, the wild-card series opener was the type of game Mets fans imagined the future Hall of Famer would dominate, an important moment setting the tone for a … Read more

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

New York Mets’ Max Scherzer leaves after 5 innings due to ‘fatigue’ on left side

New York Mets right-hander Max Scherzer left his start earlier than expected Saturday against the Washington Nationals because he felt “fatigued” on his left side, the team said. Scherzer looked sharp on the mound, with his fastball clocked as high as 96 mph, but he lasted just five innings and 67 pitches, departing with the … Read more