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About Ricky Delgado - RotoBaller

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Ricky Delgado - RotoBaller has written 3552 articles so far, you can find them below.

Giovanny Urshela Punishes The Mets In Win

New York Yankees infielder Giovanny Urshela was the leader of the offense Tuesday afternoon at Yankee Stadium as the home club took down the crosstown rival New York Mets. Urshela recorded three hits in the game, including a game-tying, two-run home run in the fourth. He later singled and doubled in two more runs, making... Read More

8 months ago

Luke Voit Smashes Three-Run Blast In Win

The New York Yankees began their Subway Series doubleheader with a comfortable victory Tuesday afternoon in the Bronx. They poured out 12 runs en route to victory, with a quarter of those coming off the leading AL All-Star candidate at first base, Luke Voit. The 28-year-old smacked a go-ahead three-run blast to left, his 16th... Read More

8 months ago

Aroldis Chapman Disarms Late Rally For Save

After New York Yankees reliever Chad Green loaded the bases to begin the bottom of the ninth, manager Aaron Boone was forced to summon closer Aroldis Chapman. The Yankees held a five-run lead but Chapman faced a save situation nonetheless and managed to ease tensions in a hurry. The 31-year-old quickly induced a monumental double... Read More

8 months ago

Giovanny Urshela Goes Yard As Playing-Time Decision Looms

The New York Yankees' infield is about to get a little more crowded and none of the current members are willing to give an inch. With Didi Gregorius set to return Friday in Cleveland following Tommy John surgery, third base will become the lone spot without a clear starter. Giovanny Urshela, who has excelled since... Read More

8 months ago

Aaron Hicks Blasts Yankees Past Toronto

With J.A. Happ taking care of business on the mound, the New York Yankees offense pushed out six runs as they won their first game after dropping three straight, 6-2. The biggest hit of the night came off the bat of outfielder Aaron Hicks, who delivered his third home run of the season in the... Read More

8 months ago

J.A. Happ Gets Yankees Back To Winning Ways

New York Yankees starter J.A. Happ starred as his club snapped a three-game losing streak Thursday night in Toronto. Making his return to the Rogers Centre, where he pitched for the better part of the last seven years, the 36-year-old went seven innings for the first time since April. He allowed just one run on... Read More

8 months ago

Zack Wheeler Posts Quality Start Despite Two Home Runs

New York Mets starter Zack Wheeler went seven innings Thursday afternoon at Citi Field, extending his streak of at least six innings per start to 11 consecutive. The 29-year-old allowed three runs on a pair of home runs, making this another quality start. Additionally, Wheeler struck out six and walked one, tossing 107 pitches in... Read More

8 months ago

Jeff McNeil Drives In Two Off The Bench

While he started Thursday afternoon's matchup against the San Francisco Giants on the bench, New York Mets utility man Jeff McNeil made significant impact as his club prevailed. The 27-year-old recorded two hits in two plate appearances, beginning with an RBI single in the seventh to tie the game. In the eighth, he wrapped up... Read More

8 months ago

Todd Frazier Lifts Mets With Big Blast

The New York Mets took their second consecutive game against the San Francisco Giants Thursday afternoon, once again scoring seven runs en route to victory. This time around, however, it was a comeback effort, as five runs in the last two innings pulled them ahead. After tying the game in the seventh at three, third... Read More

8 months ago

DJ LeMahieu Drives In Four In Losing Effort

Despite their third straight loss, the New York Yankees got more invaluable production from their prized free agent acquisition, infielder DJ LeMahieu. The 30-year-old drove in four of his club's seven runs Wednesday night, as he tied the game with an RBI single in the fifth and later drilled a three-run, go-ahead blast in the... Read More

8 months ago

Gary Sanchez Smashes 19th Home Run

While the New York Yankees bullpen blew a late lead, the offense showed up once again, putting forth seven runs. At the helm of this production was catcher Gary Sanchez, as he continues his redemptive season following an abysmal 2018. Clearly the front-runner to start the All-Star game, the 26-year-old recorded two hits, including a... Read More

8 months ago

Zach Britton Collapses Late As Yankees Lose Again

The New York Yankees dropped their first series in 10 Wednesday night in Toronto as their vaunted bullpen blew a late lead. Zach Britton was at the center of the collapse, as he was handed a one-run lead in the eighth. He would go on to allow three runs, all coming off a three-run home... Read More

8 months ago

Gleyber Torres Continues May Tear

New York Yankees infielder Gleyber Torres continued his red-hot form as May concludes. As the club wrapped up their series victory against the San Diego Padres, the 22-year-old drilled a two-run home run in the seventh, extending his club's lead to 7-0. It was Torres' 14th home run of the season, but his recent stretch... Read More

8 months ago

James Paxton Allows No Hits In Return

The New York Yankees defeated the San Diego Padres Wednesday afternoon in the Bronx as starter James Paxton returned. The Canadian left-hander lasted just four innings, but allowed no hits, striking out seven and walking a pair. It was his first start in over three weeks as he was sidelined with a knee injury. The... Read More

8 months ago

Michael Conforto Breaks Tie With Grand Slam

With the New York Mets and Los Angeles Dodgers tied at two in the seventh inning Tuesday night, the Mets had a rally going. Michael Conforto stepped up with the bases loaded and delivered a decisive grand slam, putting New York ahead for good. It was the All-Star's 10th home run of the season and... Read More

8 months ago

Steven Matz Guides Mets Past Dodgers

Suddenly the most reliable starter in the New York Mets rotation, Steven Matz delivered another quality start Tuesday night in Los Angeles as his club defeated the Dodgers. The Stony Brook native went six innings, allowing just two runs across six innings of work. He struck out six and allowed three walks, surrendering both runs... Read More

8 months ago

Gary Sanchez Tied For AL Home Run Lead

Despite their 5-4 defeat at the hands of the San Diego Padres Tuesday night in the Bronx, the New York Yankees put up another fight, falling short. After going down four runs, the offense responded in the fourth with a solo blast off the bat of catcher Gary Sanchez. It was his 17th of the... Read More

8 months ago

Luke Voit Smacks Home Run As Yanks Sweep

Although they needed a late rally in which they played a very small role in, the New York Yankees swept the Baltimore Orioles Thursday afternoon at Camden Yards. Arguably their most reliable player, Luke Voit, played a key role in the victory. The 28-year-old recorded two hits, but his biggest was a solo home run... Read More

8 months ago

Masahiro Tanaka Has Strong Start Wasted Late

It wasn't the first time this happened in 2019, but Masahiro Tanaka posted an excellent start and wound up without a victory to show for it. Making his scheduled start after exiting last time with a shin injury, the 30-year-old went six innings at Camden Yards Thursday afternoon. He allowed just one run on five... Read More

8 months ago

Edwin Diaz Picks Up 12th Save

After Carlos Gomez's heroics in the eighth inning Thursday afternoon at Citi Field, the New York Mets call on closer Edwin Diaz to seal a two-run victory. The Puerto Rican native struck out two en route to a perfect ninth, recording his 12th save of the year. Diaz has only recorded four saves this month... Read More

8 months ago

Steven Matz Posts Quality Start Despite 10 Hits Allowed

It wasn't pretty, but New York Mets starter Steven Matz posted a quality start Thursday afternoon at Citi Field as his club completed a four-game sweep. The 27-year-old surrendered 10 hits and two walks, but managed to keep the damage to just one run, stranding eight runners. His lone run allowed came in the sixth,... Read More

8 months ago

Carlos Gomez Hits Go-Ahead Home Run In Victory

The New York Mets finished off a four-game sweep of the Washington Nationals Thursday afternoon with veteran outfielder Carlos Gomez delivering the big blow. Gomez, who started his career with the Mets 12 years ago, stepped to the plate in the eighth with two on. The 33-year-old delivered a three-run blast, putting New York back... Read More

8 months ago

DJ LeMahieu Drills Another Home Run

It has become clearer that the New York Yankees have an MVP through the first two months of the season and his name is DJ LeMahieu. The former Colorado Rockies All-Star has been one of the few Yankees to avoid the IL this season, spending time all around the infield. Wednesday night he recorded two... Read More

8 months ago

Brett Gardner Picks Up Three Hits In Win

While the long ball was once again prevalent for the New York Yankees Wednesday night against the Orioles, the club's wily veteran found other ways to contribute. Brett Gardner picked up just his second multi-hit game of the month and first three-hit game in a month as he also scored a run in the process.... Read More

8 months ago

Gleyber Torres Continues To Own Orioles In Win

Following Wednesday's game New York Yankees shortstop Gleyber Torres has 10 home runs this season against the Baltimore Orioles. With four months left in the season, he's four home runs away from tying the all-time record by one player against one team in a major league season. Torres drilled two more home runs Wednesday as... Read More

8 months ago

Jacob deGrom Back In Form In No-Decision

Taking on another ace in Max Scherzer, New York Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom allowed just one run during his start Wednesday night. It came via a first-inning home run, but aside from that, the reigning NL Cy Young winner was terrific. Going six innings, he allowed two hits in total, to go with three walks... Read More

8 months ago

Rajai Davis Drills Three-Run Blast In Victory

Getting the promotion from Triple-A Syracuse on Wednesday as a result of Brandon Nimmo's IL stint, veteran New York Mets outfielder Rajai Davis made immediate impact. Appearing as a pinch-hitter on the same day, he stepped to the plate in the eighth with three runs already in and a pair of runners on base. The... Read More

8 months ago

Juan Lagares Clears Bases In Victory

The New York Mets won their third consecutive game against the Washington Nationals Wednesday night led by a pair of big hits. The first came in the eighth after trailing since the first inning, and it came with the bases loaded. Outfielder Juan Lagares drilled a three-run double, his only hit of the game but... Read More

8 months ago

J.D. Davis Comes Up Big In Pinch-Hit Moment

Stepping up to the plate as a pinch-hitter for Zack Wheeler in the seventh inning, J.D. Davis had a huge moment. The 26-year-old drilled a three-run home run that put his club up a run. Davis is currently on pace for the best season of his young career, batting .283 through 39 games. This was... Read More

8 months ago

Peter Alonso Smacks Game-Tying Home Run In Win

After Jeurys Familia allowed a pair of runs to score, coughing up a New York Mets lead, the offense needed to step up late. Rookie Peter Alonso was the man for the job, as he drilled a game-tying home run in the eighth, giving his club new life as they traverse a perilous time during... Read More

8 months ago

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