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About Ricky Delgado - RotoBaller

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Mike Ford Records Three Hits In Defeat

In what was a second consecutive loss in Oakland against the Athletics, the New York Yankees had just a few bright spots, one of them being first baseman Mike Ford. Playing as the DH Wednesday night, Ford recorded three hits, including a home run in the seventh to cut his team's deficit to three runs.... Read More

4 months ago

J.A. Happ Takes Another Loss In Oakland

New York Yankees starter J.A. Happ continued his disappointing 2019 campaign in Oakland Wednesday night, getting tagged with his eighth loss of the year. The veteran couldn't record an out in the fifth, officially pitching just four innings and surrendering five runs on four hits and two walks. He was given an early lead but... Read More

4 months ago

Marcus Stroman's Injury Not Considered Serious

After exiting Wednesday night's start following just four innings with a left hamstring strain, an update has emerged regarding New York Mets starter Marcus Stroman. The 28-year-old underwent an MRI which revealed only hamstring tightness and nothing further. The New York Mets are reportedly not worried about the prognosis, which means he could very well... Read More

4 months ago

J.D. Davis Rips Game-Winning Hit For Mets

Trailing in the 10th inning of Wednesday night's game against the Cleveland Indians, the New York Mets rallied to pick up their second consecutive victory at home. The game-winning hit came from first-year Met J.D. Davis, who ripped a game-winning hit to left with a 3-2 count. The hit capped off an action-packed 10th that... Read More

4 months ago

Aaron Judge Hits First Home Run In Nearly Three Weeks

Late in the New York Yankees' 6-2 loss to the Oakland Athletics in the Coliseum Tuesday night, their slugging outfielder had a bright spot. Aaron Judge, in the midst of an extended slump, smacked a home run to left, his first since August 4th. The 27-year-old's solo blast was additionally his first pulled home run... Read More

4 months ago

Jonathan Loaisiga Bounces Back In Defeat

While the New York Yankees suffered a 6-2 loss to kick off their West Coast road trip, their second pitcher on the night gave them cause for hope. Pitcher Jonathan Loaisiga, who just returned from an extended injury absence, bounced back in a very positive way. After getting battered last Thursday in his return, the... Read More

4 months ago

Domingo German Lacks Run Support, Falls In Oakland

New York Yankees starter Domingo German has jumped to the top of the MLB wins category by receiving a very healthy amount of run support from his offense. On Tuesday night in Oakland, however, that wasn't the case as he took just his third loss of the season and first in nearly three months. The... Read More

4 months ago

Peter Alonso Puts Cleveland Away At Citi Field

After the New York Mets took the lead and added a couple of runs Tuesday night at Citi Field against the Cleveland Indians, their offensive star put the game away. Rookie Peter Alonso, fresh off breaking the NL single-season home run record by a rookie, smacked a two-RBI double to cap off a four-run inning... Read More

4 months ago

Michael Conforto Smacks Go-Ahead Home Run

New York Mets outfielder Michael Conforto connected on a two-run blast in the sixth inning of Tuesday night's game against the Cleveland Indians as his team ran away with a win. The 26-year-old broke a 2-2 deadlock after the Mets trailed early on. It was his only hit of the night as he also struck... Read More

4 months ago

Steven Matz Strikes Out Seven In Victory

The New York Mets returned to Citi Field Tuesday night with a victory over the Cleveland Indians in an interleague matchup. New York native Steven Matz went 6 1/3 innings, allowing just two runs on five hits. Just one of the runs was earned, as he walked two and struck out seven. The 28-year-old tossed... Read More

4 months ago

Amed Rosario Picks Up Five Hits From Leadoff Spot

Alongside first baseman Peter Alonso, New York Mets shortstop Amed Rosario led the charge in Atlanta as the road squad broke out for 10 runs in a victory. The 23-year-old recorded five hits, scored four runs and drove in a run himself in a 10-8 victory. Rosario is now batting .366 since the All-Star break,... Read More

4 months ago

Peter Alonso Ties NL Home Run Rookie Record

New York Mets first baseman Peter Alonso clobbered his 39th home run Thursday night, tying the National League record for most home runs in a season by a rookie, and there's still 42 games left to play. The 24-year-old had a 5-for-5 performance, driving in six runs as the Mets prevailed, 10-8 over the Braves... Read More

4 months ago

Marcus Stroman Wins First Game With Mets

The third time was the charm for New York Mets starter Marcus Stroman, as he finally picked up a win with his new club. After a couple of no-decisions since arriving in New York just before last month's trade deadline, the 28-year-old allowed two earned runs in 5 1/3 innings of work, giving up four... Read More

4 months ago

Giovanny Urshela Drives In Two As Yankees Get Blown Out

While the Yankees suffered a rare demolition at the hands of the Cleveland Indians Thursday night, infielder Giovanny Urshela remained hot. The 27-year-old recorded two hits and drove in two runs in a 19-5 defeat. Urshela now has 66 RBI and 113 hits, both third, while his .337 average is just one percentage point behind... Read More

4 months ago

Jonathan Loaisiga Allows Four Runs In Return

After missing three months with a right shoulder strain, New York Yankees pitcher Jonathan Loaisiga made his return Thursday night. Alongside his other pitchers on the night, the 24-year-old received a 19-5 drubbing at the hands of the Cleveland Indians. Loaisiga entered the game in the first inning after Chad Green allowed five runs. He... Read More

4 months ago

Amed Rosario's Four Hits Not Enough In Defeat

New York Mets shortstop Amed Rosario continued his terrific offensive season Wednesday night in Atlanta, picking up four hits from the leadoff spot. The 23-year-old came around to score the go-ahead run in the seventh as the Mets held a brief lead. Later in the ninth, he drove in a run as the club attempted... Read More

4 months ago

Steven Matz Brilliant In Shortened Outing

New York Mets starter Steven Matz allowed a run in the second inning of Wednesday night's game against the Atlanta Braves and then proceeded to retire 14 consecutive batters. The 28-year-old played his role in a proper pitcher's duel, striking out five and allowing just two hits in six inning of work. After batting in... Read More

4 months ago

Seth Lugo Has Nightmarish Outing, Takes Loss

The New York Mets trailed 1-0 for the majority of Wednesday night's game against the Atlanta Braves at SunTrust Park. In the sixth, however, they took the lead after scoring twice. Manager Mickey Callaway opted to go with reliever Seth Lugo, fresh off winning NL Reliever of the Month for July. The 29-year-old suffered a... Read More

4 months ago

Aroldis Chapman Picks Up League-Leading 33rd Save

For the first time in seemingly forever, the New York Yankees played a game with the Baltimore Orioles that was hanging in the balance in the ninth. Closer Aroldis Chapman entered with a one-run lead and put the tying run on base, but struck out two en route to the save. The 21-pitch performance likely... Read More

4 months ago

Gary Sanchez Drills Three-Run Blast As Yankees Sweep O's

New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez had his best game since returning from injury last weekend, leading the way as his club beat the Baltimore Orioles once again. The 26-year-old recorded three hits, including a three-run home run in the first inning. He later scored in the sixth, when the Yankees scored the two runs... Read More

4 months ago

J.A. Happ Records 10th Victory Of The Season

New York Yankees starter J.A. Happ emerged victorious Wednesday afternoon as his club picked up their 16th consecutive victory against the Baltimore Orioles. The 36-year-old struggled early, allowing a run in the first inning of the game. As has been the case many times this season, however, Happ enjoyed plenty of offensive support as his... Read More

4 months ago

Jeff McNeil Suffers Apparent Hamstring Injury

The New York Mets' disappointing Tuesday night in Atlanta took a turn for the worse right at the end as one of their most valuable players appeared to suffer an injury. Utility man Jeff McNeil, who currently stands second in the National League in batting average, came up limping in the ninth as he tried... Read More

4 months ago

Zack Wheeler Surrenders 12 Hits In Loss

The New York Mets kicked off their biggest series yet as they took on the division-leading Atlanta Braves at SunTrust Park Tuesday. Starting pitcher Zack Wheeler was not up for the game, however, as he allowed five runs on 12 hits in five innings of work. It was a stark contrast from his previous two... Read More

4 months ago

Austin Romine Picks Up Three Hits As Yankees Prevail

Starting behind the plate once again, New York Yankees catcher Austin Romine made the most of his start, leading the team in hits Tuesday night against the Orioles. Following Gary Sanchez's return late last week, Romine became the backup catcher once again but is still seeing consistent playing time. On Tuesday he recorded three hits,... Read More

4 months ago

Aaron Judge Picks Up Big Hit In Win

New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge has been struggling mightily at the plate lately. The 27-year-old, who's been batting .236 the past 30 games, ripped a big double in the fourth inning as the Yankees continued their dominance of the Baltimore Orioles. While it was his lone hit of the night, it could've been something... Read More

4 months ago

Domingo German Picks Up League-Leading 16th Win

New York Yankees starter Domingo German continued his sensational 2019 campaign by recording his 16th victory Tuesday night, the most in the majors. The 27-year-old went seven innings against the Baltimore Orioles, allowing two runs on five hits and a walk. He struck out seven and allowed a pair home runs, tossing 93 pitches along... Read More

4 months ago

Gleyber Torres Homers Three Times Monday

New York Yankees infielder Gleyber Torres smacked three home runs in Monday's doubleheader against the Baltimore Orioles, continuing to punish their A.L. East rivals. The 22-year-old, who's been dealing with a core injury lately, started both games on Monday, smashing three home runs. He now has 13 home runs against the Orioles this year, one... Read More

4 months ago

Giovanny Urshela Picks Up Three More Hits In Win

New York Yankees infielder Giovanny Urshela drilled a 461-foot bomb in Monday afternoon's first game of a doubleheader against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium. The 27-year-old racked up three more hits, including an RBI double that preceded the aforementioned home run. Urshela's impact on the 2019 season continues to be impeccable as he refuses... Read More

4 months ago

Didi Gregorius Plates Four In Matinee Victory

New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius led the offensive unit Monday afternoon in the first game against the Baltimore Orioles. The Dutch native drove in half of his club's runs in the game, smashing a three-run bomb in the first inning. The 29-year-old later hit a sacrifice fly to increase the lead to five. This... Read More

4 months ago

James Paxton Wins First Game Of Doubleheader

The New York Yankees are hosting the Baltimore Orioles for four more games at Yankee Stadium and the first game Monday afternoon went much like the previous ones. Starter James Paxton went six innings, surrendering three runs on five hits and a pair of walks. In what has continued to be a weakness for the... Read More

4 months ago

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