NEW YORK, NEW YORK - AUGUST 07: Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees follows through on his first inning home run against the Seattle Mariners at Yankee Stadium on August 07, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Good morning, Sports fans! It’s your pal Davey Mac here with the final Sports Report of the week! And since we’re not here on President’s Day…this’ll be the last Report until Tuesday! So we better get going! Baseball! Basketball! Hockey! Football! We’ve got the action for ya! But first!
I’m not trying to get ya too excited…but with football now over…we look ahead in the Sports world…and guess what? We’re about 40-plus days until MLB Opening Day! The Yankees open their season on March 30th, in fact, and Aaron Judge and the boys will be back!
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – JUNE 15: Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees hits a first inning home run against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on June 15, 2022 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)
The Yanks’ major signing in the offseason was acquiring left-handed ace Carlos Rodon from the San Francisco Giants. This guy is really good and get this, Yankee fans…he dominated the Houston Astros. Score.
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA – SEPTEMBER 29: Carlos Rodon #16 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Colorado Rockies in the top of the first inning at Oracle Park on September 29, 2022 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Meanwhile, will the Mets get back to the playoffs after having a great year last year? Pete Alonso and company look to score runs and continue to pitch well. Don’t forget…they added Justin Verlander in the offseason!
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – SEPTEMBER 27: Pete Alonso #20 of the New York Mets reacts after hitting a three-run home run during the fourth inning against the Miami Marlins at Citi Field on September 27, 2022 in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images)
The Mets manager Buck Showalter seems to have his eye on the prize. While talking to reporters this week…Buck said that the Mets are all about winning the World Series.
ATLANTA, GA – JULY 13: Manager, Buck Showalter of the New York Mets looks online during the fifth inning against the Atlanta Braves at Truist Park on July 13, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Todd Kirkland/Getty Images)
And don’t look past the Phillies! The Phils caught fire late last year…made the playoffs…and won the National League pennant! Dangerous team!
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA – OCTOBER 23: Bryce Harper #3 of the Philadelphia Phillies celebrates with teammates after defeating the San Diego Padres in game five to win the National League Championship Series at Citizens Bank Park on October 23, 2022 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)
All in all…I can’t wait for baseball to be back! Every night or day a game! Hot dogs! Beer! And fun! I’m Davey Mac…play ball!
NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 10: The New York Yankees stand for the National Anthem before the game against the Tampa Bay Rays during the New York Yankees home Opening game at Yankee Stadium on April 10, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)