With last night’s Mets game having concluded just over five hours ago, Jerry Recco began his first update of the morning by recounting how the game ended with a 2-1 loss for Terry Collins’ bunch.
It was the Dillon Gee show in Atlanta, as the starting pitcher knocked in the only run for his club, to go along with 8 1/3 innings of shutout ball, only to yield a two-run game-winning blast to Freddie Freeman at 1:22 a.m.
It’s not all bad news for the Mets though, as today they will tangle with the Braves two more times in a doubleheader. Matt Harvey will start game one, while Zack Wheeler will make his MLB debut in the second game. Terry Collins (pictured) did his best to offer some commentary on everything going on, but he had a tough time verbalizing his thoughts, which spawned fond memories and soundbites.
Plus, the Yanks had the night off and Mark Teixeira could be out for a while, as he is likely headed to the DL and could face season ending surgery. Don Mattingly will make his return to the Bronx tonight when his Dodgers take on the Yankees and the Bruins beat the Blackhawks, 2-0, to take a 2-1 lead in the Stanley Cup Finals. Also, the Spurs will be looking to close out the Heat tonight in Miami to win the NBA Finals (San Antonio holds a 3-2 series lead) and Chad Johnson gets released from jail after offering an apology to the judge that locked him up…