Pigs fly, and there’s peace on earth: A-Rod and Joe Torre bury the hatchet. Wally Matthews has the details and ramifications of that, and the Yankees’ big come-from-behind win last night in LA.
Yankees are off today, and Adam Rubin is with the Mets tonight for what should feel like a home game vs. the Marlins in San Juan. It will definitely be a home game for 31-year-old rookie Jesus Feliciano, who banged out three hits vs. the Twins on Sunday. Carlos Beltran won’t be there.
The story of the week, though, is the Knicks’ jockeying for position in the free agent beauty contest that starts Thursday. Chris Broussard says the brass will be in LA to meet with Joe Johnson and maybe Amare Stoudemire before flying to Ohio for an audience with the King. Chris Sheridan has five questions challenging conventional wisdom that Bulls > Knicks re: LeBron.
Ohm Youngmisuk will chip in a feature today on our future colleagues: a couple of Giants who attended the NFL’s broadcasting boot camp last week.
Today’s chat: Andrew Marchand, noon