- Yankees 4, Diamondbacks 1: The Yankees are rolling, winning seven games in a row and now stand at .500 for the first time since May 9th. The fact that they're only .500 after their win streak shows how awful their record was before. Bobby Abreu extended his hitting streak in the 1st inning with a three-run homer off Brandon Webb, last year's Cy Young winner in the NL. That was all the team needed as Chien-Ming Wang only allowed one run over 7 innings. The Yankees are now 9.5 behind the Red Sox and 5.5 behind Detroit and Cleveland for the Wild Card lead. You know, if you're counting right now.
- Dodgers 4, Mets 1: Things are looking pretty ugly for the Mets right now. Earlier this season, John Maine was unbeatable. Last night, Maine allow three consecutive home runs on three consecutive pitches in the 2nd inning. The first home run came from 3rd baseman Wilson Betemit (2nd of the season), then to outfielder Matt Kemp (1st of the season), and finally to pitcher Hong-Chih Kuo (1st career home run). Fun trivia fact: Kuo became the first Taiwanese pitcher to hit a home run in the Majors. Chien-Ming Wang can't say that. The Mets have lost 4 in a row, 2 of 9, and haven't won a series in June. They turn to Jorge Sosa to avoid the sweep tonight.
- Liberty 79, Mystic 69: There can be basketball in New York June! Unfortunately for Knicks fans, it's the WNBA and not the NBA Finals. But at least the Liberty are winning, unlike their male counterparts typically do. The Liberty opened the season playing 6 of their 8 games at home (they happen to be 6-2), but now take the show on the road, playing 7 of 9 on the road starting Friday.
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