Yoenis Cespedes homered in his second at-bat after missing nearly 10 weeks on the DL, and the Mets held on to secure a win for Noah Syndergaard, who worked five innings before exiting with arm fatigue. Seth Lugo and Robert Gsellman each worked two frames to hold off the Yankees as trade rumors swirled around closer Jeurys Familia. After the game, the Yanks optioned starter Domingo German to Triple-A following…
Rather than allow Corey Oswalt to remain in the rotation after closing the first half with three consecutive strong starts, the Mets optioned the right-hander to Triple-A Las Vegas and recalled reliever Drew Smith.
Inconsistency has followed Yankees starting pitcher Domingo German throughout the 2018 season. That continued Friday night in the Yankees’ 7-5 loss in the series opener against the Mets at Yankee Stadium.
It took just two at-bats for Yoenis Cespedes to show the Mets what they had been missing for much of this season.
After being sidelined since June 25 with a strained right groin, catcher Gary Sanchez has been activated off the 10-day disabled list and was back in pinstripes to open the second half of the season Friday — with second baseman Gleyber Torres not much further behind.
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After more than nine weeks and multiple setbacks, Yoenis Cespedes’ stay on the disabled list has come to an end. The Mets activated Cespedes on Friday and planned to insert him in their lineup against the Yankees tonight as their designated hitter.
The Yankees recalled third baseman Brandon Drury from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Friday, the club announced.
ArDarius Stewart’s second NFL campaign is on hold. The Jets receiver is facing a two-game suspension for violating the league’s performance-enhancing substances policy, Ian Rapoport reported.
The Yankees activated catcher Gary Sanchez off the 10-day disabled list and optioned Kyle Higashioka to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Thursday night.