Red-hot Anthony Volpe making push in Yankees’ shortstop battle

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Brian Cashman said Thursday that Anthony Volpe is doing “everything he needs to do” in the Yankees’ shortstop competition. The 21-year-old is showing no signs of slowing down as the team crossed the halfway point of the Grapefruit League schedule on Sunday. Volpe smashed a long home run and doubled against […]

Brett Baty continues his red-hot spring for Mets

Here are the Mets’ spring training nuggets on Saturday: Going Batty Brett Beatty got on base in all four at-bats (two singles and two walks) and improved his Grapefruit League on-base percentage to .552. The third-base prospect stole second base in the spring during a 10-7 loss to the Nationals at a Palm Beach ballpark. […]

Red-hot Knicks keep defying belief with gritty win over Celtics

This time, they were on the move, in as hostile an environment as the NBA allows. This time, it was the other team, the Celtics, who proved something, as they were salty enough after being humiliated by the Nets two days earlier. And it didn’t matter. None of it mattered. The Knicks held out longer […]

How far can red-hot Knicks go? This week will tell us a lot

With every passing game and every selfless passing sequence, the Knicks and increasingly realistic to ensure a proper postseason berth to avoid a 7-10 play-in scenario in the Eastern Conference Learn about quests. Four games over the next seven days are one of the most important remaining weeks in the regular season schedule, booked in […]