New York Teams

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets injury update: Rookie OLB Jordan Jenkins, a potential starter, is "day-to-day or week-to-week" with a calf injury, per Todd Bowles. Sounds like he may not play Saturday against the Giants. Mike Catapano is making a push for the strong-side OLB job. TE Jace Amaro (groin), WR Quincy Enunwa (concussion) and WR Kyle Williams (knee) were among those who didn't practice.

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Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Yoenis Cespedes said his intention is to remain with the Mets for the full three years, but that has not been resolved and he'll leave it to his agents at the end of the season.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Yoenis Cespedes said he may have appeared gimpy during Tuesday's game because of a heel issue that comes and goes ever since his days in Cuba. His quadriceps is fine, he said.

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

How much respect has rookie Gary Sanchez gained in his first 20 games as a pro? Well, the Mariners just gave him the star treatment, as with a man on second and one out, Seattle intentionally walked Sanchez to get to Mark Teixeira. Teixeira knocked an RBI single. The Yankees lead the M's, 4-0 as Masahiro Tanaka is outpitching Hisahi Iwakuma.

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Does Sanchez have best arm at catcher?

Gary Sanchez is making a lot of noise with his bat, but don't forget that he also has an absolute cannon for an arm. The same can be said about Aaron Hicks in the outfield. Does Keith Law rank either Yankee No. 1 at their respective positions? Best fielding/throwing tools (Insider)

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Jon Niese is expected to have surgery for his left knee injury, according to Terry Collins. Niese landed on the disabled list. Robert Gsellman will start on Sunday against the Phillies.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Terry Collins confirmed that Neil Walker will remain on paternity leave for the entire Cardinals series. Walker plans to rejoin the Mets on Friday at Citi Field. He welcomed a newborn daughter on Tuesday morning in Pittsburgh.

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Nets should improve, but not by much

Kevin Pelton writes that ESPN's real plus-minus shows Brooklyn's win total moving from the low end of the 20s to the high end. Even with new coach Kenny Atkinson aboard and Jeremy Lin back in the five boroughs, the Nets should look down on only the 76ers in the East. Projected W-L records for 2016-17 (Insider)

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Here is the Cardinals lineup for Wednesday's 8:15 p.m. ET game against the Mets.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Here is the Mets lineup for Wednesday's 8:15 ET game against the Cardinals at Busch Stadium.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Geno Smith will be the second quarterback vs the Giants, per Todd Bowles. He will try to get Bryce Petty action as the 3.

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Revamped Knicks improve by... 3 wins?

Kevin Pelton writes that ESPN's real plus-minus awards New York only that much of an improvement despite the spate of high-profile offseason personnel changes. RPM questions Derrick Rose's value and the strength of the Knicks' bench. Projected W-L records for 2016-17 (Insider)

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

With his first inning homer, rookie Gary Sanchez now has nine homers in 70 at-bats. Alex Rodriguez hit nine homers in 225 at-bats this season.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

The NBA D-League expansion draft was held today and here's whose rights the Long Island Nets acquired by round: 1 Gary Forbes, 2 Carrick Felix, 3 Jamaal Franklin, 4 Akil Mitchell, 5 Peyton Siva, 6 Alex Kirk, 7 Austin Freeman, 8 Kendall Gray, 9 Lazar Heyward, 10 Dwyane Poole Jr., 11 Matt Bouldin, 12 Lewis Jackson.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

The NBA D-League expansion draft was held today and here's who the Long Island Nets round by round: 1 Gary Forbes, 2 Carrick Felix, 3 Jamaal Franklin, 4 Akil Mitchell, 5 Peyton Siva, 6 Alex Kirk, 7 Austin Freeman, 8 Kendall Gray, 9 Lazar Heyward, 10 Dwyane Poole Jr., 11 Matt Bouldin, 12 Lewis Jackson.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Rashad Jennings arrives with a "Howdy?" Then proceeds to ask the media if we've ever participated in a rodeo. Jennings said he's rode a mechanical bull.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets rookie LB Jordan Jenkins (calf) and WR Quincy Enunwa (concussion) not spotted at practice. TE Jace Amaro (groin) in injury area.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Could this be the order of the Jets' QB depth chart? From front to back: Ryan Fitzpatrick, Bryce Petty and Christian Hackenberg. In case you're wondering, Geno Smith never stretches with the QB group. Odd.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Offensive coordinator Mike Sullivan said the Giants are not going to hit the panic button on backup QB Ryan Nassib despite the preseason results. Nassib has four turnovers in the first two games.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Asked if he intended to opt out after the season, Yoenis Cespedes told the Bergen Record through an interpreter: "I have it in my mind to stay three years." Cespedes signed a three-year, $75 million contract last winter, but has the opportunity to opt out after earning $27.5 million this season.

Lineup: Yankees (64-61) at Mariners (67-58)

  • 1. Brett Gardner, LF (L)
  • 2. Didi Gregorius, SS (L)
  • 3. Gary Sanchez, C (R)
  • 4. Mark Teixeira, DH (S)
  • 5. Starlin Castro, 2B (R)
  • 6. Aaron Judge, RF (R)
  • 7. Aaron Hicks, CF (S)
  • 8. Tyler Austin, 1B (R)
  • 9. Ronald Torreyes, 3B (R)
  • SP: Masahiro Tanaka, RHP
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Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Asked if he intended to opt out after the season, Yoenis Cespedes told the Bergen Record through an interpreter: "I have it in my mind to stay three years." Cespedes signed a three-year, $75 million contract last winter, but has the opportunity to open out after earning $27.5 million this season.

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