In the first inning of last night’s Red Sox-Yankees game, Jon Lester plunked Mark Teixiera in the knee with a pitch. During Jerry “Rello” Recco’s first update we got to hear John Sterling describe the play as only he can.
Speaking of the injury to Teixeira, the Yanks already reported the x-rays were negative and he is listed as day-to-day. The news prompted Craig to compare the manner the Yankees handle injures to that of the way the Mets’ medical staff handles injuries.
The Mets were out in Milwaukee to start a 3-game set with the Brewers. Thanks to a strong pitching performance courtesy of Chris Capuano (6 innings – 1 run – 5 k’s) – and a 2-run, 7th inning triple from Jose Reyes – the Mets began the series with a 2-1 win. Terry Collins sounded a bit dumbfounded following the win.
The Mavericks tied the NBA Finals up at 2-2 after last night’s 86-83 win over the Heat. Dirk Nowitzki battled a fever to finish with 21 points, 10 coming in the 4th quarter. LeBron James on the other-hand, he tallied 8 points for the entire game on 3-11 shooting and certainly didn’t play like a “King,” or a star for that matter. Game 5 is Thursday night in Dallas…