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Where the Yankees' problems start

Despite a solid effort from Luis Severino against the Orioles on Tuesday, the Yankees' starting pitching remains ranked among the worst in the American League in several key categories this season.

Joe McDonald ESPN Staff Writer 

Islanders coach Jack Capuano was then asked if he thought the hit by Hickey on Jonathan Drouin was clean. "Well, when Jonathan Drouin cut to the middle, [Hickey] hit him right in the chest. That's an open-ice hit and we've seen plenty of those and it's directly right in his chest. Where on the hit on Thomas, you can see his head snap back and you can see the shoulder lead the elbow up into the head areas, so totally two different hits and on the angles that I have, it's not even close."

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Justin Tuck ceremony will offer Giants fans a chance to smile

The New York Giants haven't given their fans many chances to feel good about the team the past three years. It appears Friday will be an exception.According to sources, former Giants defensive end Justin Tuck will sign a ceremonial one-day contract and formally retired as a member of the Giants on Friday.

Joe McDonald ESPN Staff Writer 

Islanders coach Jack Capuano stands by his Game 3 postgame comments, regarding the hit by the Lightning's Brian Boyle on New York's Thomas Hickey. Here is Capuano's answer from Wednesday's conference call: "Your emotions are high after a game, but I watched it. Very seldom do I have time to watch video right after a game during the season when I come see [the media]. But I had a chance to watch it and I just feel like the hit was high. To me, it's a position where it's an odd-man rush going the other way too. It's one of those calls that [ref] has a spilt-decision to make, so I'm going to stand by what I said and I thought the hit was high. It led to a really good scoring chance for them. "Like I said last night, these guys that are getting suspended for a game, or three, or whatever it is, it's a fast game. They're not playing dirty. They're trying to finish their checks and do the right things and when things happen so fast, shoulders, elbows, sticks get up and get up high. To me, just seeing Thomas after the game, bleeding out of his mouth and his teeth, he got hit in the head. I'm not going to change anything. I'm not going to change my opinion on that."

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Lefties handling Harvey's heat with ease

One of the reasons for Matt Harvey's struggles this season is the amount of contact left-handed hitters have been making against his fastball.

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Wednesday's Mets-Braves lineups

Steven Matz, who is 3-0 with a 0.93 ERA in his last three starts for the Mets, takes the mound for Wednesday's rubber game against the Braves.

Dan Graziano ESPN Staff Writer 

Justin Tuck will sign a one-day contract and officially retire as a Giant on Friday, according to sources. The two-time Super Bowl champion announced his retirement several weeks ago after two seasons in Oakland. He's a surefire Giants Ring of Honor inductee.

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Melrose doesn't see a suspension coming for Boyle (0:47)

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Erik Spoelstra on the Kyle Lowry shot: "I think once it left in his hand I think everybody in the building knew it was going to go."

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Joe McDonald ESPN Staff Writer 

Brian Boyle scored the game-winning goal in overtime but here he talks about teammate Jonathan Drouin leaving the game but coming back to make a huge play on the game-tying goal.

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

Count Yankees manager Joe Girardi as one person encouraged by Luis Severino's start on Tuesday. In his loss, Severino allowed four runs (three earned) on five hits, two of which were Mark Trumbo homers, in six innings. Severino's batting average against (.333) is the third worst in baseball. Still, Girardi is encouraged. "I think he is closer," Girardi said.

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Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

VIDEO: Matt Harvey reacts after a frustrating loss to the Braves on Tuesday. "At this point there's a lot of questions, and a lot of answers I'm kind of looking for," Harvey said.

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Lightning stun Islanders with Boyle's OT winner (2:12)
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The Yankees' biggest worry is Luis Severino

Luis Severino dropped the ball, literally, against the Orioles and fell to 0-4 with a 6.31 ERA as the Yankees lost their sixth straight.

1927 Yankees diary

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