Jerry Recco got things started this morning with an update on the status of Derek Jeter, courtesy of Brian Cashman.
According to the Yankees GM, ‘the captain is sore,’ and because of that he’ll likely miss Opening Day (April 1 vs. the Red Sox) — targeting April 6 as his likely return date.
Based on the injuries, Boomer and Craig talked about the realistic notion that the Mets currently have the upper hand as far as superiority on the infield. Speaking of the Mets, they hope to have David Wright back in time for their Opening Day matchup with the Padres at Citi Field (April 1). Craig also had praise for his new favorite player, Jordany Valdespin, for his versatility and ‘can-do’ attitude.
Plus, NCAA Tournament madness garners attention, Al Dukes plays prognosticator, Tim Tebow provides inspiration without even being asked to do so, Rangers lose, Islanders win, former Patriot Ted Johnson (pictured) makes some unthinkable comment about his old teammate Vince Wilfork’s wife, Nets win in Phoenix (3-1 on current road-trip), Heat get their 26th win in a row, while the Nuggets got their 15th straight victory, and Tiger Woods, who holds a three stroke lead with 16 holes to play, will finish up his final round at the ‘Arnold Palmer Invitational’ in Orlando…