New York Teams

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

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Wallace Matthews ESPN Staff Writer 

The Yankees are trying to avoid a sweep at the hands of David Price and the Red Sox tonight and Joe Girardi has shaken up his lineup a tad. Alex Rodriguez moves back up to 3rd in the batting order, Aaron Hicks and Ronald Torreyes get to start and Chase (.150) Headley bats sixth tonight. Why, you ask? He's hitting .421 against Price (8-for-19).

Bumgarner, Giants snap Mets' eight-game win streak (1:18)
Pence takes Syndergaard deep to right field (0:21)

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Hunter Pence hits a two-run homer out to right field, the first in 2016 off Noah Syndergaard, to give the Giants a 3-0 lead, but it was Bruce Bochy's decision the batter before that set it up. With one out and a full count, he ran the very slow Buster Posey, and thus avoided an inning-ending double play when Brandon Belt hit a hard one-hopper to second base. Syndergaard's inability to hold runners hurts him there. Bochy 3, Mets 0.

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Jets took a chance, but Kiper likes class

Mel Kiper Jr. doesn't think taking Christian Hackenberg in the second round was that much of a reach for the Jets. Kiper was impressed with some of New York's other choices. NFL draft grades (Insider)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Jeremy Lin will probably never play for the Knicks again. But if the soon-to-be free agent signed with New York this summer, it would bring an added layer of attention to a club that already garners plenty of it. Is that a good thing? Landry Fields, Lin's close friend, weighs in: "If Jeremy comes back, great. I love Jeremy, I want him to succeed in whatever he does. For New York, I'm not sure that's the best fit. Simply because of the distractions," Fields told The Knicks Blog Podcast with Anthony Donahue and Moke Hamilton. "The media, being in the broadcasting world, I've see that people love to put a microscope on the Knicks, no matter how good or how bad they are. It's just that there's drama there, so this is what's going to sell and entertain fans."

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Here's Landry Fields on one of the few bright spots for the Knicks lately: "I love Carmelo now because of his shift in leadership mentality," Fields told The Knicks Blog Podcast with Anthony Donahue and Moke Hamilton. "When he first came to the Knicks there, wasn't much of a leadership role for him… but this past season and the one before it, we see kind of a new Melo, one who has really stepped into a leadership which us going to be crucial going forward. It's awesome to see, because I think he's really embracing that role."

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Sunday's Mets-Giants lineups

Noah Syndergaard gets the start for the Mets against Madison Bumgarner and the Giants.

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Giants filled in the holes through draft

Despite a massive push to reform their defense through free agency, the Giants still had to address plenty of defensive needs in the draft. What grade did Mel Kiper Jr. give New York for its efforts? NFL draft grades (Insider)

Yankees' lineup continues to struggle (1:06)

Jets' best pick: Darron Lee

The outside linebacker from Ohio State, drafted with the No. 20 overall pick, offers rare athleticism. Lee has the ability to cover both running backs and tight ends one-on-one. Todd McShay (Insider)

Giants' best pick: B.J. Goodson

Needing linebackers, New York snagged a good one in the fourth round. Although he had some durability issues in college, the Clemson inside linebacker always seemed to be around the football. Todd McShay (Insider)

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17hWallace Matthews

Yankees showing no signs of life

After another night with virtually no offense, it might be time for the New York Yankees to realize a harsh truth: Their time has passed for good.

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