- Mets 11, Yankees 2: The Mets entered the weekend with a lot of questions about Willie Randolph’s future, but after a two-game sweep of the Yankees, it’s Joe Girardi who should be looking over his shoulder. The Mets crushed the Yankees Sunday night; with Oliver Perez allowing only three hits and two runs over 7.2 innings of work and the Mets bullpen didn’t allow a baserunner over the final 1.1 innings.
The Mets got home runs from Ryan Church and Jose Reyes and should have had one from Carlos Delgado, but the umpires clearly blew the call. Strangely, Delgado’s shot which hit the base of the foul pole was originally ruled a home run, but then overturned after the umpires conferenced. Jerry Manuel got thrown out in the ensuing argument. But, the botched call did not slow down the Mets and they beat up on Chien-Ming Wang and Russ Ohlendorf. And, they were very efficient, leaving only three men on base all night, while scoring 11 times with only 13 baserunners.
The Mets now head to Atlanta for a big series and the Yankees will welcome back A-Rod Tuesday against Baltimore, but will he be enough to wake their slumbering bats?
- Sun 77, Liberty 63: The WNBA season started last night with a loss for the Liberty at MSG. That shouldn't come as a surprise given the fact that New York has lost 8 of its last 9 openers.
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