- Phillies 3, Mets 0: The Mets entered the first game of a three-game series with the Phillies riding the high of a sweep of the Brewers, but were quickly brought back to earth by Brett Myers's pitching. Meyers allowed only three hits over 8 shutout innings of work that included 10 strikeouts, stymieing the Mets for his 4th win in a row. The Phillies got all the offense they needed in the first inning when Shane Victorino scored in the first inning. They added two more runs in the 7th with a two-run homer off Mets starter Mike Pelfry by Greg Dobbs. In the 9th inning, the Mets had their chances against Brad Lidge. The tying runs came to the plate in the form of Carlos Beltran and Ryan Church, but both players flied out for the 2nd and 3rd outs of the inning. Weather permitting, the Mets and Phillies play game two of the series today at 3:55PM. The series is the last time the division rivals will meet this season.
- Mariners 3, Yankees 1: Brandon Morrow made his first Major League start against the Yankees last night, but managed to calm the nerves and almost no-hit his opponent. That hit came in the 8th inning on a pinch hit double by Wilson Betemit, which also drove in the Yankees only run of the game. It was the last hitter Morrow would face in his stellar performance.
- The matchup in the women's final at the US Open is all set. Serena Williams defeated Dinara Safina in straight sets (3, 2) and will be in her first Open final since she won in 2002. Williams will face Jelena Jankovic who beat Elena Dementieva, also in straight sets (4, 4). Weather permitting, the Williams-Jankovic final is tonight at 7PM. The men's semifinals start today at 11AM with Novak Djokovic vs Roger Federer in one semi and Rafael Nadal vs Andy Murray in the other.
- Liberty 82, Dream 71: A team that plays basketball in The Garden is headed to the playoffs! The Liberty clinched a playoff spot when Chicago lost earlier in the day, but they picked up a win anyway.
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