Good morning, New York/New Jersey sports fans! Let's get right to our first look at the regional sports scene.
Red Sox Vs. Yankees: Boston Wins Series Opener: New York starter Freddy Garcia did not last two innings as the Yankees lost, 6-4. Rookie reliever Hector Noesi went six terrific innings for the Yankees and has been great every time he has been called upon. If this keeps up Noesi will be pushing Garcia or Ivan Nova out of the starting rotation at some point this summer.
Mets 2, Brewers 1: Reyes' 2-Run Triple Leads Mets To Third Straight Win: Every time you want to bury the Mets and say 'start the fire sale' they seem to rally and win some games. They are doing it again.
Belmont Stakes 2011: Animal Kingdom Looks Like Early Favorite: The morning line for Saturday's third leg of the Triple Crown will be set today.
2011 MLB Draft: Yankees Emphasize Pitching In Day 2 Selections: Out of 30 selections thus far in the 2011 MLB Draft the New York Yankees selected 22 pitchers.
MLB Draft 2011, Mets Selections: College Pitchers Day 2 Focus: College pitching talent was the focus on Day 2 of the MLB Draft.
NBA Finals, Game 4: Mavs Win Ugly One, Even Series At 2: The Dallas Mavericks just will not die. It seems like they are always behind the Miami Heat, always fighting to climb uphill. Yet, they again found a way to win Tuesday night, tying the NBA Finals at 2-2.
Canucks Defenseman Aaron Rome Suspended Four Games: His illegal hit on Boston's Nathan Horton ended his participation in the 2011 Stanley Cup Finals.
Around The Blogs
Here is a quick look at some of the best stories on the regional blogs currently.
Posting and Toasting looks at which NBA Draft prospects have been working out for the Knicks. ... NetsDaily says Deron Williams is getting a new agent. ... Rumble In The Garden talks about the hiring of Mark Jackson as Golden State Warriors coach.