NEW YORK -- New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson confirmed Tuesday that infielder Juan Uribe will miss the division series because of a cartilage issue in his chest that stemmed from diving for a ball on Sept.
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Wallace Matthews ESPN Staff Writer
Joe Girardi benches his $153 million center fielder for tonight's one-game season against the Houston Astros tonight
Which A-Rod will the Yankees get?
Will Alex Rodriguez carry New York to a memorable postseason run like he did in 2009 or struggle mightily at the plate like he did from 2010-12?
Two teams that most thought had little (Yankees) or no (Astros) chance to make the playoffs when the season began meet Tuesday night in the Bronx. Time to break down the AL wild-card game.
Who is the top fantasy closer?
Is it Mark Melancon of the Pirates or Jeurys Familia of the Mets? Melancon led MLB in saves, but Familia had more value to owners after being undrafted in most leagues. Fantasy awards (Insider)
A team grows in Brooklyn
After losing stars like Kevin Garnett and Deron Williams, the Nets are struggling to find their identity. One thing is for sure -- it's going to have to be a team effort. Brooklyn's highest-ranked player in our fantasy rankings is Brook Lopez at No. 33. Top 200 fantasy rankings
Welcome to the New York Jets' bye week, a time for rest and -- in past years -- criticism.
Bills accuse Beckham of throwing punches
They say he did it after plays in the Giants' 24-10 win in Buffalo Sunday. LB Preston Brown said, "That's what he does. He'll get away it. He's the 'golden boy' of the league. He's on the cover of Madden. Sometimes, you get away with stuff like that." (The Buffalo News)
Nets Markel Brown to miss preseason
An update with be given on Brown (left oblique strain) following the completion of the preseason, the team added. Andrea Bargnani (hamstring), Bojan Bogdanovic (ankle), Thomas Robinson (wrist) and Willie Reed (quad) also did not practice Tuesday. Brooklyn next faces the Pistons on Thursday.
A judge has lifted a temporary restraining order filed against Rutgers wide receiver Leonte Carroo after a woman he was accused of attacking said she didn't think it was necessary.
The Astros' starter hasn't allowed a run in 16 innings against New York this season, but look at why there might be reason for concern.
Several Buffalo Bills players accused star receiver Odell Beckham Jr. of throwing punches after plays late in the New York Giants' 24-10 win in Buffalo.
Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer
Here is Matt Harvey saying "I screwed up" for missing mandatory workout. Did not state reason or take questions.
Harvey skips pre-NLDS mandatory workout
Mets ace Matt Harvey missed a mandatory team workout Tuesday at Citi Field, GM Sandy Alderson said. Harvey's absence was not excused. "Until we find out a little more about his absence, I prefer not to comment," Alderson said. Story
New York Mets ace Matt Harvey missed a mandatory team workout Tuesday at Citi Field. The scheduled Game 3 starter later addressed the media, saying, "Unfortunately, today I screwed up."
There were subtle warning signs that New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia's drinking may have been reaching a crisis point last weekend in Baltimore.
Giants try to stop MRSA after diagnosis
The Giants are taking precautions to prevent the spread of infection after tight end Daniel Fells was ruled out for the rest of the season because of MRSA, a source told ESPN's Dan Graziano. Full story
The Giants are taking precautions to prevent the spread of infection after tight end Daniel Fells was ruled out for the rest of the season because of MRSA, a source told ESPN.
Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer
Rutgers acting coach Norries Wilson says he has no comment on wide receiver Leonte Carroo's status. Asbury Park Press reported earlier today that Carroo's lawyers expect assault charges to be dropped.
Giants put Fells on IR with staph infection
The Giants have scrubbed their locker room and training room following news of TE Daniel Fells' season-ending staph infection. A Giants' spokesman said: "We are working with infectious disease specialists, and we have defined protocols that we are following in consultation with the Duke Infection Control Outreach Network and local infectious disease specialists. Those protocols are being followed carefully."
The 2015 New York Yankees could make a strong run in the playoffs this year. They could also make a quick exit. Here are five reasons for both sides.
It's time for real, live playoff baseball.