Stories by Mike Fitzpatrick

Articles from the Mike Fitzpatrick section archive

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Ex-GreenJacket beats Braves again

NEW YORK - John Buck drove in three runs and ex-GreenJacket Zack Wheeler beat the Atlanta Braves for the second time in seven major league starts, sending the New York Mets to a 7-4 victory Thursday.
By Mike Fitzpatrick

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Braves lose Hudson in rout

NEW YORK - Tim Hudson took a shutout into the eighth inning before getting spiked at first base and carted off the field during the Atlanta Braves' 8-2 victory over the New York Mets on Wednesday ...
By Mike Fitzpatrick

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Rivera lifts AL in his final All-Star Game

NEW YORK - Summoned in the eighth, New York Yankees star Mariano Rivera tossed a perfect inning and soaked up a pair of standing ovations while helping the American League to a 3-0 victory over ...
By Mike Fitzpatrick

Monday, July 15, 2013

Oakland slugger captures Derby title

NEW YORK - Yoenis Cespedes won baseball's Home Run Derby on Monday night, becoming the first player left out of the All-Star Game to take home the crown.
By Mike Fitzpatrick

Young phenoms are now All-Stars

Young MLB phenoms as Bryce Harper and Manny Machado are taking over the game, as evidenced by so many youngsters taking part in the All-Star game.
By Mike Fitzpatrick

Friday, July 5, 2013

All-Star selections always a contentious subject

Major League Baseball's All-Star selections are always a contentious subject - with or without the emergence of a super rookie like the Dodgers' Yasiel Puig.
By Mike Fitzpatrick

Sunday, May 26, 2013

Mets rally, snap Braves' winning streak

NEW YORK - Ike Davis busted out of his prolonged slump with a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning and the New York Mets rallied past the Atlanta Braves 4-2 on Sunday night to end an eight-game ...
By Mike Fitzpatrick

Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012

Rays' Price, Mets' Dickey win Cy Young awards

David Price, of the Tampa Bay Rays, and knuckleballer R.A. Dickey, of the New York Mets, won baseball's Cy Young awards on Wednesday.
By Mike Fitzpatrick

Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012

World Series matchups

A position-by-position look at the Detroit Tigers and San Francisco Giants going into the World Series.
By Mike Fitzpatrick

Saturday, Aug 11, 2012

Freeman helps Braves pound Mets

Freddie Freeman had five RBI in the first two innings and the Atlanta Braves battered beat the New York Mets 9-3 on Saturday night.
By Mike Fitzpatrick

Friday, June 1, 2012

Santana gets Mets first no-hitter

NEW YORK - Johan Santana pitched the first no-hitter in New York Mets' history, helped by a missed call and an outstanding catch in left field in an 8-0 victory over the Cardinals.
By Mike Fitzpatrick

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Reyes receives mixed reaction in return to New York

Saying it was an exciting and emotional day, Jose Reyes returned to Citi Field on Tuesday for the first time since leaving the New York Mets to sign with Miami.
By Mike Fitzpatrick

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Braves blanked in opener

Johan Santana pitched five innings and David Wright hit an RBI single to lead the New York Mets past the punchless Braves 1-0 in their season opener Thursday.
By Mike Fitzpatrick

Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010

Hudson returns to form

Tim Hudson snapped a three-start losing streak, giving the Braves' postseason push another boost with a 4-2 victory over the Mets on Saturday.
By Mike Fitzpatrick

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008

A Giant step for pitcher

NEW YORK --- Tim Lincecum won the National League Cy Young Award by a comfortable margin Tuesday, taking home pitching's highest honor in his second major league season.
By Mike Fitzpatrick

Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2006

Ramirez, Verlander take rookie honors

NEW YORK - Hanley Ramirez of the Florida Marlins won a tight race for National League Rookie of the Year, and Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander took home the American League award Monday.
By Mike Fitzpatrick

Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006

World Series Game 4 postponed

ST. LOUIS - Pitchers dominated the first three games of the World Series and the rain took over.
By Mike Fitzpatrick
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