Good morning, New York sports fans! Let's get right to today's first look at the regional sports scene.â†µ
NFL Preseason 2011, Week 2: Giants Have Lost Three Players For Season So Far: Tuesday could not have been much worse for the New York Giants. They lost Terrell Thomas, Brian Witherspoon and Marvin Austin to season-ending injuries suffered Monday night against the Chicago Bears. It seems like the Giants have been reeling ever since training camp began.
Wandy Rodriguez Won't Be A Yankee: The Houston Astros left-hander has been claimed by the Colorado Rockies.â†µ
Yankees Vs. Athletics: Yankee Rally Falls Just Short In 6-5 Loss: The Yankees were behind 6-0 heading to the bottom of the eighth inning, and nearly completed a dramatic comeback. Nick Swisher's ninth-inning bases loaded drive died on the warning track to end the game, though, as New York fell one run short.â†µ
Mets Fall All Over Themselves Again, Lose 9-4 To Phillies: Mets' follies continue as they look awful in second straight blowout loss to Philadelphia.â†µ
Travers Stakes 2011: Post Position Draw Wednesday: Horse racing's Midsummer Derby will be run Saturday at Saratoga Race Course, and is expected to include a star-studded field.â†µ