Gerrit Cole is ‘not discouraged’ by poor inning vs. Orioles

TAMPA — Gerrit Cole is “not disappointed or worried,” he said. Through four spring starts, he achieved what he set out to achieve. The Yankees ace is in good shape, trained to 81 pitches, and should be ready to throw 100 pitches on Opening Day. But Cole wasn’t thrilled about Sunday’s 3-5 loss to the […]

Mets’ Bryce Montes de Oca hits triple digits in dominant inning

Here’s Thursday’s Mets spring training nugget: bryce is good In a 6-4 loss to the Venezuelan team at Clover Park, big-armed right-handed relief pitcher Bryce Montez de Oca struck out two in clean innings and clocked 101.1 mph. He hit triple figures with his fastball three times. Bryce Montes de Oca hit triple figures three […]

Yankees’ Ian Hamilton dominant in perfect inning

Here’s Monday’s Yankees spring training nugget: eight is enough Right-hander Ian Hamilton, 27, dominated the Yankees’ 8-5 win over the Tigers at Steinbrenner Field Monday night, throwing eight pitches (all strikes) in the full sixth inning. Hamilton struck out two Detroit hitters. Ian Hamilton is vying for a role in the Yankees camp. Charles Wenzelberg/NY […]

Northern Kentucky batter mashes two grand slams in one inning

Liam McFadden-Ackman can now say his name in the same sentence as Fernando Tatis for at least one achievement. The Northern Kentucky infielder hit two grand slams in the same inning on Sunday, scoring a 14-run opening frame that eventually ended with McFadden-Ackman hitting for the cycle. The Mason, Ohio native finished the night with […]