BRITTON TO THE YANKEES, BUMGARNER STAYING OUT IN SAN FRANCISCO

The Yankees pivoted hard toward Zach Britton and were on the brink of acquiring the Orioles closer Tuesday night, The Post has learned. There was no final deal, but there was an understanding of who would be involved if the trade was concluded. The Yankees would send three pitching prospects to the Orioles, including Double-A … Read moreBRITTON TO THE YANKEES, BUMGARNER STAYING OUT IN SAN FRANCISCO

MICHAEL BARI SHOW SUNDAY COLUMN

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL The New York Mets placed Noah Syndergaard on the 10-day disabled list after he contracted hand, foot and mouth disease, he contracted while working a kids camp over the All-Star break, reported by David Lennon of Newsday.  Syndergaard remains one of the majors’ most valuable starters. While Syndergaard has racked up just 13 starts this year, … Read moreMICHAEL BARI SHOW SUNDAY COLUMN

MICHAEL BARI SHOW DAILY JULY 17, 2018 HOME RUN DERBY, HARPER

THE MICHAEL BARI SHOW CLICK THE BAR BELOW   Bryce Harper, who said he was tired after taking his cuts in the first round, certainly appeared gassed in the final round. So, too, did his dad, who was throwing to him. But Harper caught fire, going on a tear and tying Kyle Schwarber with 18 home runs … Read moreMICHAEL BARI SHOW DAILY JULY 17, 2018 HOME RUN DERBY, HARPER

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL NEWS-METS, YANKEES, ASTROS, PUJOILS, OHTONI

Jacob deGrom has faced 12 batters with the bases loaded this year, and of those, nine have struck out and zero have gotten hits. There have been times when pitching coach Dave Eiland has visited the mound and deGrom has said flatly that he’ll get out of the jam, his words sounding nothing like a boast … Read moreMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL NEWS-METS, YANKEES, ASTROS, PUJOILS, OHTONI

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL NEWS-FREE AGENTS-KERSHAW-ALL STAR BALLOTS

Clayton Kershaw lasted only five innings in his return from the disabled list and will have an MRI on his back Friday. Chicago first baseman Anthony Rizzo had a controversial slide into Pittsburgh catcher Elias Diaz on Monday that the league said should have been ruled interference on Rizzo. Then on Wednesday the benches cleared after Pirates starter … Read moreMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL NEWS-FREE AGENTS-KERSHAW-ALL STAR BALLOTS

OPENING DAY IN MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Giancarlo Stanton drove a long home run to right field in his first at-bat of the season Thursday afternoon for the New York Yankees. Stanton’s home run measured at 426 feet by Statcast, and it came on an 0-1 pitch off Blue Jays starter J.A. Happ in the top of the first inning. His shot in the ninth to … Read moreOPENING DAY IN MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL