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Yankees turn to Tanaka against Twins

(SportsNetwork.com) – Masahiro Tanaka will be on display yet again on Saturday as he and the New York Yankees take on the Minnesota Twins in the second part of a three-game series. Tanaka has been lights out this season and looks like he will easily live up to the big contract he signed with New York in the offseason. In ... Read More »

Phillies clip Mets in 14 innings

(Friday, May 30th) Final Score: Philadelphia 6, New York 5 (14 innings) Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Reid Brignac delivered an RBI single to the wall in left field in the bottom of the 14th inning to lift the Philadelphia Phillies to a 6-5 win over the New York Mets in the second installment of a five-game series from Citizens Bank ... Read More »

Twins top Yankees behind power surge

Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Oswaldo Arcia went 2-for-4 and had one of three Minnesota home runs that powered the Twins to a 6-1 triumph over the New York Yankees. Arcia and Josh Willingham each delivered solo homers and Trevor Plouffe belted a two-run shot for Minnesota, which entered the opener of this three-game series having lost six of its last ... Read More »

New York Giants Notes: Hill Suspended; Freeman Cut

New York Giants’ Hill Suspended Again (SportsNetwork.com) New York Giants safety Will Hill was handed a six-game suspension by the NFL Friday as a repeat offender of the league’s policy for substances of abuse. It’s the third suspension in three seasons for Hill, who emerged as a starter in New York’s secondary in 2013 and recorded career bests of 77 ... Read More »

Rangers face superior competition in Cup Finals

By Dan Di Scuillo, NHL Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Rangers barely had enough time to celebrate their first Eastern Conference title in 20 years when talk turned to their presumably slim chances in the Stanley Cup Finals. Having eliminated the Montreal Canadiens in six games and earning the franchise’s first spot in the Stanley Cup ... Read More »

Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello

5/30/2014 The Yankees have been shut out twice this season (Tuesday at St. Louis and April 5th at Toronto) and are 1-0 this season and 10-3 since the start of 2013 in games immediately following a shutout loss. In addition, the Yankees have gone 36-12 (.750) in such games since 2008 when Joe Girardi took over as manager. I often criticize Joe ... Read More »

Mets try to again silence Phillies’ bats

(SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Mets will try to keep the Philadelphia Phillies’ bats quiet once again when the NL East foes resume a five-game set Friday from Citizens Bank Park. The Mets took Thursday’s opener by a 4-1 score thanks to starting pitcher Zack Wheeler, who struck out nine and did not allow a walk in 6 1/3 innings. ... Read More »

Yankees back in the Bronx to host Twins

(SportsNetwork.com) – Vidal Nuno takes the hill for the New York Yankees on Friday when they return home to face the Minnesota Twins in the first of a three-game series at Yankee Stadium. New York just completed a 5-4 road trip that culminated with it winning four of the last five contests. The Yankees claimed a series win over the ... Read More »

Rangers Reaction by Dan Mount

The New York Rangers are celebrating the 20th anniversary of their 1994 Stanley Cup the only way they knew how. Dominic Moore scored with 1:53 left in the second period and Henrik Lundqvist made 18 saves for the shutout as the New York Rangers edged the Montreal Canadiens, 1-0, to clinch the Eastern Conference final four games to two at ... Read More »

California Chrome goes to school at Belmont Park

Elmont, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner California Chrome was taken to school Thursday at Belmont Park as the chestnut colt became familiar with the track’s paddock. “We don’t do a lot of schooling in the afternoon, hardly at all,” said Alan Sherman, who assists his father, trainer Art Sherman. “We always school in the morning. It’s ... Read More »