Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer
Yankees' lineup Saturday vs. Orioles
Yankees' lineup Saturday vs. Orioles
Derrick Rose says this is the best training camp he's been through. "This is the most focused I've been." He adds that he's in 'great condition' entering the season.
CB Eli Apple (hamstring) is doubtful vs. Vikings. CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (groin) and RB Rashad Jennings (thumb) are questionable. Nat Berhe, Darian Thompson, Marshall Newhouse and Robert Thomas are out. Giants are going to be thin in secondary.
Slumping rookie sensation Gary Sanchez is not in the Yankees' lineup Saturday vs. the Orioles. Starlin Castro is batting third.
Another poor performance by Ryan Fitzpatrick, who faces the stingy Seahawks' defense, could spell doom for the Jets, who are reeling at 1-2.
Derrick Rose working on the corner three after the Knicks' final training camp practice:
The New York Yankees have clinched a fourth-place finish, their lowest position in the AL East since 1992. However, their 83 wins are tied for the fourth-most by a fourth-place team since MLB expanded to six divisions for the 1994 season.
West Point men's and women's basketball teams are watching the Knicks' final training camp practice today.
With the regular season nearly over, there still are four wild-card spots up for grabs and seven teams in the running. Don't miss any of the action.
Steven Matz's surgery to remove bone spurs in his pitching elbow will he performed Tuesday in New York. Matz confirmed that he needs no surgery for his shoulder impingement, although he will receive a platelet-rich plasma injection in the area during his elbow procedure.
Terry Collins insists the Mets are focused in the moment and have not even discussed a postseason roster. Still, Collins did allow that Eric Campbell and Ty Kelly would be strong considerations to start at first base against a left-hander such as Madison Bumgarner over lefty-hitting Lucas Duda or James Loney.
Lucas Duda asked not to play on Saturday. Duda is having difficulty playing back-to-back days as he returns from a four-month absence without rehab games. It is nothing specific to Duda's lower back, Terry Collins said. Instead, Duda simply is experiencing general soreness from ramping up in activity.
Terry Collins said he expects Bartolo Colon will bounce back on Saturday against the Phillies after he allowed seven runs in 2 1/3 innings in Miami in an emotional game in his last start. "Monday night was a difficult scene for anyone at that game," Collins said, alluding to the Marlins' first game after Jose Fernandez's death. "We're going to write that one off."
Between injuries and ineffectiveness, there has been a carousel of new options at running back throughout the league. Some look better than others.
Here is the Mets lineup for Saturday's 1;05 p.m. ET game against the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park: Jose Reyes - 3B Asdrubal Cabrera - SS Yoenis Cespedes - LF Curtis Granderson - CF Jay Bruce - RF T.J. Rivera - 2B James Loney - 1B Travis d'Arnaud - C Bartolo Colon - RHP
Here is the Mets lineup for Saturday's 1;05 p.m. ET game against the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park: l Jose Reyes - 3B Asdrubal Cabrera - SS Yoenis Cespedes - LF Curtis Granderson - CF Jay Bruce - RF T.J. Rivera - 2B James Loney - 1B Travis d'Arnaud - C Bartolo Colon - RHP
Mets rookies dressed as players from "A League of Their Own" to board the bus en route to Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia on Saturday.
Brandon Nimmo and other Mets rookies boarded the bus in Philadelphia on Saturday in "A League of Their Own" garb. Video coming soon.
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Jason Pierre-Paul and Olivier Vernon have played more than 90 percent of Giants defensive snaps through three games, raising worries about fatigue.
Derrick Rose working on his shot with Knicks coaches after practice on Friday.
Jeff Hornacek says forward Maurice Ndour has done a nice job helping on defense and finishing around the basket: "He's that guy that provides activity. I really like the way he moves without the ball, cuts to the basket. He rolls and catches. That's really what we want with him."
Jeff Hornacek is confident that new players will be able to learn the triangle. "You know, it's complicated in a sense that guys have a lot of options to do and it's a read…. The general setup of it is not complicated. It's just a matter of those guys understanding without the ball what's going to happen."
Here's Jeff Hornacek's label for the portion of his offense that uses triangle. "I think we call it something else - triangle aspects." Hornacek will use aspects the triangle – the offense Phil Jackson has had coaches run in NY – in half court to space the floor. But he'll insert his own elements into the offense.
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