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Mets 6, Cardinals 5 | 10 innings: Matt Harvey, Demoted to Bullpen, Shows Little Growth in Mets’ Win

“I think Matt can be an asset to our team,” Bruce said, adding later: “I just want him to do well and I know everyone on the team wants the same.” The Mets have said all the right things about Harvey, that he is upset about the move but willing to improve for the team’s…

Yankees Hit a New Gear Against a Familiar Foil: The Twins

“Tonight was a great night, up and down the lineup,” Yankees Manager Aaron Boone said. It is still early, of course, with about 87 percent of the season still to be played, but the win streak is the first indication that this rebuilt, retooled and significantly younger Yankees team might be equipped to challenge, or…

On Baseball: Gleyber Torres Arrives as Part of a Pinstriped Youth Movement

Those players came to the Yankees on free-agent deals worth a combined $300 million. Torres arrived in a much different way than almost any other Yankee: as another team’s sapling, not a redwood. Torres had never played above Class A when the Chicago Cubs traded him and three others to the Yankees for Aroldis Chapman…