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Max Scherzer to start Game 7: ‘Cortisone shots worked’

HOUSTON — Three days after not being able to raise his right arm due to a nerve issue in his neck, Max Scherzer...
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WGC-HSBC Champions: Hideki Matsuyama will win this one

The PGA Tour concludes its Asian Swing with the WGC-HSBC Champions at Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai. … With the European Tour...

Yankees sitting Giancarlo Stanton adds to nightmarish year

HOUSTON — Giancarlo Stanton’s return to (relative) good health lasted just one game.With the Yankees’ season on the line Saturday night in American...

Carlos Carrasco’s pitching return from leukemia went perfectly

AKRON, Ohio — Carlos Carrasco shook off some nerves and returned to the mound.Two months after being diagnosed with leukemia, everything felt mostly...

Jeff McNeil is going quiet when Mets need him most

Jeff McNeil was lost for words following the Mets’ 3-2 loss to the Dodgers on Sunday night.He sat motionless in front of his...

Juan Soto wrecks Astros as Nationals take Game 1 of World Series

HOUSTON — The electric pitching duel between Max Scherzer and Gerrit Cole never developed in Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday...

Ex-Met Jason Vargas struggles as Phillies fall to Diamondbacks

Jason Vargas is still helping the Mets, even though he’s no longer with the team.The former Mets starter, who was traded to Philadelphia...

Aaron Boone: Severino has ‘demonstrated enough to be an option’

BOSTON — Aaron Boone watched the video of Luis Severino’s rehab outing with Double-A Trenton and came away pleased by what the right-hander...

Mets botch apology to 1969 players they thought were dead

The Mets apologized to Jim Gosger and Jesse Hudson of the 1969 Mets, both of whom were included in a video montage of...

James Paxton gives Yankees a look at their best Astros answer

That guy would have a fighting chance against the Astros. That guy showed some resiliency. Any chance that guy will be wearing a...