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Boomer & Carton: Not A Great Weekend For Everyone (Looking At You, Mets)

Monday’s show open started with the baseball from the weekend, as the Yankees finished off a sweep of the Reds in the Bronx, while the Mets dropped two of three out in San Diego.

WFAN–07/21/2014

SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 19:  Juan Lagares #12 of the New York Mets slams his bat down after striking out swinging for the final out in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park July 19, 2014 in San Diego, California.  The Padres won 6-0. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Ross, Padres Cool Off Mets In 6-0 Win

All-Star Tyson Ross threw seven shutout innings, and the light-hitting San Diego Padres hit three homers in a 6-0 victory Saturday night that snapped the New York Mets’ four-game winning streak.

07/19/2014

General view of Citi Field as the St. Louis Cardinals play the New York Mets on June 11, 2013 (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Mets Host Citi Field Sleepover For Fans

Fans in attendance will be able to lay out in sleeping bags, or camp out in tents as they watch the Mets take on the Padres in San Diego on the outfield grass of Citi Field.

07/19/2014

Travis d'Arnaud #15 of the New York Mets hits an RBI single during the ninth inning of  a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park July 18, 2014 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

D’Arnaud’s Hit Lifts Surging Mets Over Padres 5-4

Travis D’Arnaud’s go-ahead single in the ninth inning lifted the New York Mets to their fourth straight win, 5-4 over the San Diego Padres on Friday night.

07/19/2014

Daniel Murphy (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Alderson: Next 10 Games Will Decide If Mets Are Buyers At Deadline

Whatever that run leading into the All-Star break was, it has to continue if the Mets are to try to add a significant piece or two this season. So was the missive handed down by general manager Sandy Alderson on Friday.

07/18/2014

Travis d'Arnaud #15, Jenrry Mejia #58 and David Wright #5 of the New York Mets celebrate after defeating the Miami Marlins at Citi Field on July 12, 2014. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mets Closer Jenrry Mejia: ‘We’re Gonna Make The Playoffs’

“We’re gonna make it because we believe in ourselves,” the reliever said. “We’ll be ready, and we’re gonna make the playoffs. We’re gonna be there.”

07/18/2014

A New York Yankees cap (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Yankees Again Ranked No. 4 On Forbes’ List Of Most Expensive Sports Franchises

The New York Yankees are the most valuable North American sports franchise, but sit behind three world renowned soccer powers in the global rankings.

07/17/2014

David Wright and Derek Jeter (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Keidel: Mets About To Own NYC, And Yankees Have Only Themselves To Blame

This is not a question you could ask in the last 20 years without getting laughed out of the room, but as we enter the second half of a sterile baseball season in New York City, it’s fair to ask now. Who has a better future: the Mets or Yankees?

07/17/2014

MILWAUKEE, WI - SEPTEMBER 01: Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angles of Anaheim singles in the top of the sixth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on September 01, 2013 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Compelling Stories On West Coast Dominate As MLB Second Half Begins

Baseball’s All-Star party in the Twin Cities was a long series of smiles for players and fans. But the break is over now, and the real fun begins Friday night. It should be quite an exciting ride to the finish line.

07/17/2014

Troy Tulowitzki (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Kallet: Surging Mets Need To Get An Impact Bat And Go For It

There’s no reason to wait anymore. We’ve waited long enough. Make your move, Sandy, and let’s see what this club can do.

07/16/2014

National League All-Star Daniel Murphy #28 of the New York Mets bats against the American League All-Stars during the 85th MLB All-Star Game at Target Field on July 15, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Palladino: Trade Daniel Murphy? Tough Call For Mets GM Alderson

The players like Murphy. The fans like Murphy. We’ll see in the next couple of weeks how much the rest of the league likes him.

07/16/2014

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Boomer & Carton: Jeets’ All-Star Farewell And Scuttlebutt On The Mets

Between Jeter’s All-Star finale, the Mets, and Craig offering some advice for MLB Commissioner Bud Selig, we clearly had what would be classified as show open chock full of goodness.

WFAN–07/16/2014

Starlin Castro of the Chicago Cubs strikes out during the ninth inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Wrigley Field on June 25, 2014. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Heyman On WFAN: Yankees, Mets Have Different But Equally Vital Needs

What will they do at the trade deadline? That’s the question that will follow the Yankees and Mets around once the All-Star break ends.

07/15/2014

Jets quarterback Geno Smith celebrates his touchdown against the Cleveland Browns on Dec. 22, 2013, at MetLife Stadium. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

7 Players That New York Fans Shouldn’t Give Up On Yet

If you’re not getting the job done, you’re going to get criticized — whether you’re a 10-year veteran or a rookie. Here are seven players you should perhaps hold off on judging.

07/15/2014

Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers throws a pitch against the San Diego Padres at Dodger Stadium on July 10, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

With Pitching Dominating The Game, Should MLB Lower The Mound?

Baseball has a problem: Clayton Kershaw, Aroldis Chapman, Felix Hernandez and all the other kings of the hill are just too good.

07/15/2014

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16. New York Yankees (50-47)

Baseball Shots Of The Week – July 22, 2014

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6. Los Angeles Dodgers (54-43)

Baseball Shots Of The Week – July 15, 2014

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1. Oakland Athletics (55-33)

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5. Los Angeles Dodgers (42-35)

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