Posts Tagged New York

Curtis Granderson lifts Mets over Braves 4-3 in 14

Atlanta Braves catcher Evan Gattis, left, looks after New York Met's Curtis Granderson's sacrifice fly during the fourteenth inning of the baseball game at Citi Field, Sunday, April 20, 2014 in New York. The Mets defeated the Braves in extra innings 4-3. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

NEW YORK (AP) — It took all afternoon before Curtis Granderson finally generated some goodwill at Citi Field.

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Anna, Beltran key Yankees’ 5-1, 12-inning win

New York Yankees' Brett Gardner, right, follows through on a fly ball to Tampa Bay Rays right fielder Wil Myers in front of  Rays catcher Ryan Hanigan during the fourth inning of a baseball game on Sunday, April 20, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Originally called a catch, the play was overturned on appeal and Garner was awarded a double with Alfonso Soriano scoring on the play. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Dean Anna drew a bases-loaded walk on a full-count pitch with two outs in the 12th inning and Carlos Beltran followed with a two-run single as the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-1 on Sunday.

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Flyers rally to beat Rangers 4-2, even series

Philadelphia Flyers goalie Ray Emery (29) blocks a shot by New York Rangers right wing Jesper Fast (12), of Sweden, with Flyers defenseman Luke Schenn (22) defending, in the second period of Game 2 of the first round of the Stanley Cup hockey playoffs at Madison Square Garden in New York , Sunday, April 20, 2014.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — Luke Schenn scored the go-ahead goal in the second period, and backup Ray Emery made 31 saves for the Philadelphia Flyers, who rallied to beat the New York Rangers 4-2 on Sunday to even the first-round playoff series.

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Brand names in NY standardized tests vex parents

FILE- In this June 21, 2013 file photo, Nike Shox running shoes are displayed in Tampa, Fla. Nike Inc.’s copyrighted phrase “Just Do It” has shown up on standardized tests given to New York students in grades three to eight in April 2014. Some parents are wondering what it was doing on some of New York’s Common Core standardized English tests. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — “Just Do It” has been a familiar Nike slogan for years, but some parents are wondering what it was doing on some of New York’s Common Core standardized English tests.

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Mets demote Valverde, make Farnsworth their closer

New York Mets relief pitcher Jose Valverde (47) reacts as Atlanta Braves' Justin Upton heads to home plate after hitting a three-run home run during the ninth inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 19, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK (AP) — Three weeks into the season, the New York Mets are trying their third closer.

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