Roethlisberger, who hinted that he would consider retirement after last season, promised Steelers fans his ‘absolute best.’
Severino was cruising against the Orioles before a three-run homer with two outs in the fifth inning. It was a worrying reminder of his struggles last year.
Wheeler took the mound for the first time since September 2014, a nod to his perseverance after Tommy John surgery. But he gave up five runs in four innings, and the Mets were trounced by the Marlins.
When he walked off the mound to a standing ovation in the seventh inning, he had given up just three hits and two runs to the Atlanta Braves.
Allie Long and Crystal Dunn each scored two goals in a 4-0 win for the United States one day after the national team reached a new labor agreement.
Harvey, who had an operation last year to address thoracic outlet syndrome after missing the 2014 season because of Tommy John surgery, pitched six and two-thirds innings, yielding two runs.
James Kaprielian, a right-handed pitcher who was the team’s highest pick in 22 years, was placed on the 15-day minor league disabled list.
Playing for the Mets’ Class A affiliate, the Columbia Fireflies, Tebow hit a two-run homer just over the left-field fence in his first trip to the plate.
As the Yankees embrace a long-awaited youth movement, the opening series was a struggle for first baseman Greg Bird and catcher Gary Sanchez.
Pineda allowed a leadoff homer and continued to struggle in the second inning as the Yankees dropped their first series of the season.
After an injury-marred 2016, deGrom hit 98 m.p.h. with his fastball in his first start of 2017. But eventually he did leave the game, and the Mets lost in the 12th.
Colon, a 43-year-old fan favorite now with the Braves, could have helped a team that has suddenly lost its vaunted pitching depth.
Amaro, a superb fielder, won a Gold Glove at shortstop for a team that endured one of baseball’s most stunning collapses.
Justin Verlander had 10 strikeouts as Detroit ruined Rick Renteria’s debut as the Chicago White Sox’ manager in a 6-3 victory.
Torreyes hit a two-run homer in the third inning, C.C. Sabathia had an impressive start, and the Yankees earned their first win of the season by shutting out the Rays.
The winner of the American League’s first Rookie of the Year Award eventually became a favorite of Vice President Richard M. Nixon’s.
Attention spans are shorter. The Mets are making inroads. To combat a slide in attendance, the Yankees, long New York’s darling, are offering family-oriented amenities and sliding-scale ticket prices.
Lugo pitched 15 innings in the World Baseball Classic and then reported tightness in his throwing elbow after his one spring training start.
Abraham Almonte hit a tiebreaking single in a three-run ninth inning, rallying Cleveland.
White House officials cited a scheduling conflict as the president skipped a tradition rife with the potential for embarrassment and, in a heavily Democratic city, a hostile crowd.