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Winless In Chicago

By JOHN JACKSON  Associated Press


  CHICAGO (AP) _ Dexter Fowler scored the tiebreaking run on a passed ball in the seventh inning and also homered, and the Chicago Cubs rallied from a four-run deficit to beat the New York Mets 6-5 on Thursday, completing a four-game sweep. 438 more words

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Mets, Niese Hold Off Phillies

By AARON BRACY  Associated Press


 PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ Jonathon Niese’s curveball was working. His bat wasn’t bad, either.

Niese pitched seven strong innings and scored after singling to lead off the seventh on Juan Lagares’ go-ahead home run, helping the New York Mets to a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night. 763 more words

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Close But No Mets Win

By MIKE FITZPATRICK  AP Baseball Writer


 NEW YORK (AP) _ Gio Gonzalez chuckled when asked to explain his success at Citi Field.

“It’s New York. It’s a beautiful city. 818 more words

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