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Mets blank Phillies in home opener

Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Jacob deGrom and three New York relievers combined on an seven-hit shutout as the Mets won their home opener, 2-0, over the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday. DeGrom (1-1), the reigning NL Rookie of the Year, pick up his first win of the season, allowing seven hits, striking out three and walking one over 6 1/3 innings. ... Read More »

Jordan rules: Spieth wins Masters by 4

Augusta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) – Jordan Spieth bogeyed the final hole on Sunday, but the only thing it cost him was a Masters record. Spieth closed with a 2-under 70 to win the Masters by four strokes. The win was his first major championship title. The 21-year-old Texan was the first to reach 19-under par at the Masters with a birdie ... Read More »

Braves beat Mets late, improve to 4-0

Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) – Phil Gosselin came to the rescue with a two- out, two-run single which helped Atlanta claim a 5-3 win over the New York Mets in the opener of a three-game set. Cameron Maybin homered and Chris Johnson added three hits for the Braves, who jumped out to their first 4-0 start in more than 20 years ... Read More »

Islanders clinch playoff spot

(SportsNetwork.com) – Due to Boston’s loss to Florida on Thursday, the New York Islanders clinched a playoff spot. The Islanders had Thursday off, but were able to grab a playoff berth after the Panthers downed the Bruins, 4-2. It’s just the third time in the past 10 seasons that the Islanders will skate in the postseason, and the team currently ... Read More »

Mets’ Mejia out at least 10 days

Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) – New York Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia is expected to miss at least the next 10 days after being diagnosed with posterior elbow inflammation, Mejia was set to close out Monday’s 3-1 win over the Nationals in Washington, but instead was taken to the clubhouse with the team’s trainer for evaluation. He underwent an x-ray and MRI ... Read More »

Rangers clinch Presidents’ Trophy

Newark, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – Kevin Hayes notched a goal and two assists to help the New York Rangers clinch home-ice advantage throughout the upcoming playoffs via a 4-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center. New York’s fifth win in a row secured the club both the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference and the Presidents’ Trophy, ... Read More »

Stepan, Rangers take down Blue Jackets in OT

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Derek Stepan tied the game late in regulation then won it with 49.6 seconds remaining in overtime, as the New York Rangers stopped the hottest team in the NHL with a 4-3 decision over Columbus at Madison Square Garden. Martin St. Louis and Dan Girardi also tallied for the Rangers, who pulled into a tie ... Read More »

A-Rod returns, but Yanks fall to Blue Jays

Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Alex Rodriguez’s return took center stage leading up to the New York Yankees’ season opener, but Drew Hutchison and the Toronto Blue Jays ended up stealing the show. Hutchison’s six strong innings and a five-run third off Masahiro Tanaka carried the Blue Jays to a 6-1 Opening Day win in Rodriguez’s first major league game since ... Read More »

Yankees at #9 in AL on SportsNetwork 2015 MLB Projections

By Chris Ruddick The Seattle Mariners haven’t been to the postseason since 2001 and they’ve never been to a World Series. Both of those droughts are going end this season as the Mariners are poised to win their first championship. The road back to the playoffs started last offseason, when Seattle made a bold move in free agency, signing second ... Read More »

Rangers nip Jets thanks to Kreider

Winnipeg, MB (SportsNetwork.com) – Chris Kreider scored the winner late in the third period and Henrik Lundqvist stopped 32 pucks as the New York Rangers clipped Winnipeg, 3-2, at MTS Centre. Mats Zuccarello and Derick Brassard also lit the lamp for the Rangers, who had dropped three of four coming in. Lundqvist earned his first win since Feb. 2, the ... Read More »