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Mets rout Phillies to conclude five-game set

(June 2nd) Final Score: New York 11, Philadelphia 2 Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Wilmer Flores hit a grand slam and knocked in a career-high six runs, and the New York Mets took an 11-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies in the finale of a five-game set from Citizens Bank Park. Bartolo Colon (5-5) earned the victory after hurling seven-plus innings, ... Read More »

California Chrome goes for a jog at Belmont Park

Elmont, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Monday was time for a jog at Belmont Park for California Chrome. The Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner, trained by Art Sherman, jogged once around Belmont Park’s 1 1/2-mile track with his regular exercise rider Willie Delgado. Owned by Steven Coburn and Perry Martin, the chestnut colt will gallop at Belmont Park Tuesday morning, four ... Read More »

Giants, Jets Team Notes: Hill Waived; Pryor Signed

Giants waive Hill following suspension East Rutherford, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Giants have waived safety Will Hill, who was suspended by the NFL last Friday for again violating the league’s policy on substances of abuse. Hill incurred a six-game ban for his third such suspension. He missed four games last year because of a league-imposed penalty and also ... Read More »

Phil Jackson fined $25K for tampering

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – New York Knicks president Phil Jackson was handed a $25,000 fine by the NBA Monday for a tampering violation. During a press conference last week, Jackson publicly expressed interest in veteran Oklahoma City guard Derek Fisher as a candidate to fill the Knicks’ vacant coaching position left by Mike Woodson, who was fired in April. ... Read More »

Yankees set to face King Felix in the Bronx

(SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Yankees were lucky enough not to face Felix Hernandez in Seattle’s first visit to the Bronx. They won’t be so lucky on Monday when they play a makeup game against the Mariners at Yankee Stadium. Hernandez wasn’t scheduled to pitch for Seattle when it arrived for a three- game set from April 29-May 1. It ... Read More »

Weary Mets, Phillies close out extended series

(SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies will try to avoid extra innings for a fourth straight game when the NL East clubs close out a long five-game series Monday at Citizens Bank Park. The Mets and Phillies played back-to-back 14-inning games on Friday and Saturday, then put in 11 innings on Sunday, when the visitors posted a ... Read More »

Last workouts Sunday for Belmont Stakes contenders

Elmont, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Sunday marked the last opportunity for some of this year’s Belmont Stakes contenders to post workouts leading to Saturday’s 146th Belmont Stakes. At Belmont Park, Preakness runner-up Ride On Curlin worked seven furlongs in 1:28.03 with regular exercise rider Bryan Beccia in the saddle. “I thought he went super,” trainer Billy Gowan said. “He went just ... Read More »

Mets top Phillies in extras … again

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Lucas Duda stroked a two-run homer in the top of the 11th inning to lift the New York Mets to a 4-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday in the third straight extra-inning game between the NL East rivals. After retiring the first two batters he’s faced this season, Phillippe Aumont (0-1) walked Travis d’Arnaud ... Read More »

USA earns friendly win over Turkey

Harrison, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – The United States men’s national team continued its preparations for the 2014 World Cup on Sunday by notching a 2-1 win over Turkey in a friendly at Red Bull Arena. Fabian Johnson scored his first international goal midway through the opening half to put the Americans in front, while Clint Dempsey was handed a gift in ... Read More »