HOUSTON, TEXAS - MARCH 28: Juan Soto #22 of the New York Yankees hits an RBI single in the fifth inning against the Houston Astros on Opening Day at Minute Maid Park on March 28, 2024 in Houston, Texas.

Good morning, Sports fans!  Davey Mac here with another huge Sports Report for ya on a Friday!  Sweet 16 results!  NBA and NHL recap!  Jets owner in the news!  And baseball is BACK!  YES!

So, let’s start with Major League Baseball…where it was a great afternoon for the Yankees yesterday as the Yanks beat the Astros in dramatic fashion…Yankees 5…Houston 4.  The Yankees were down 4 to nothing in the 5th inning when new superstar Juan Soto drove home the first run for the Bombers with a line drive single…starting a three-run inning.  Soto also walked twice.

New York Yankees v Houston Astros

HOUSTON, TEXAS – MARCH 28: Juan Soto #22 of the New York Yankees bats in the sixth inning against the Houston Astros during Opening Day at Minute Maid Park on March 28, 2024 in Houston, Texas.

 

Oswaldo Cabrera then tied the game at 4 to 4 in the 6th inning with a clutch solo home run.  That was followed by a sacrifice fly by Alex Verdugo which put the Yanks up, 5 to 4.

New York Yankees v Houston Astros

HOUSTON, TEXAS – MARCH 28: Oswaldo Cabrera #95 of the New York Yankees runs the bases after hitting a solo home run in the sixth inning against the Houston Astros on Opening Day at Minute Maid Park on March 28, 2024 in Houston, Texas.

 

And most importantly…Soto threw out what would have been the tying run in the 9th inning at home plate…saving the Yankees’ day.  So it was a fantastic day for Juan Soto and excellent Opening Day win for the Yankees…who will play the Astros again tonight at 8 PM.

New York Yankees v Houston Astros

HOUSTON, TEXAS – MARCH 28: Juan Soto #22 of the New York Yankees catches a fly ball in the third inning against the Houston Astros during Opening Day at Minute Maid Park on March 28, 2024 in Houston, Texas.

 

 

Great to start to the season!  Maybe the Yanks can go 162 and 0 this year!  I’m Davey Mac…now on to the rest of the Sports Report!

New York Yankees v Houston Astros

HOUSTON, TEXAS – MARCH 28: Alex Verdugo #24 (L), Juan Soto #22 and Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees celebrate a 5-4 win over the Houston Astros on Opening Day at Minute Maid Park on March 28, 2024 in Houston, Texas.

 

  • Mets & Phillies Begin Their Seasons Today

    Now the Mets and Phillies had their Opening Days rained out…but both teams are in action today. So this afternoon at 1:40, the Mets take on the Brewers at Citi Field. Jose Quintana is the probable starter for the Mets.

    Cincinnati Reds v New York Mets

    NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 17: Jose Quintana #62 of the New York Mets pitches against the Cincinnati Reds during the first inning at Citi Field on September 17, 2023 in New York City.

    At 3 PM, the Phillies go against the Braves in Philadelphia. Zack Wheeler gets the start for the Phils against Atlanta.

    Baltimore Orioles v Philadelphia Phillies

    CLEARWATER, FLORIDA – MARCH 05: Zack Wheeler #45 of the Philadelphia Phillies delivers a pitch to the Baltimore Orioles in the first inning during a 2024 Grapefruit League Spring Training game at BayCare Ballpark on March 05, 2024 in Clearwater, Florida.

  • NBA Tonight

    Over to basketball.  The Knicks, Nets, and 76’ers were all inactive yesterday.  Tonight the Knicks take on the Spurs in San Antonio.  The Knicks come into the game 44 and 28…all the way to 3rd in the Eastern Conference.

    Houston Rockets v New York Knicks

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK – JANUARY 17: Jalen Brunson #11 of the New York Knicks reacts during the second half against the Houston Rockets at Madison Square Garden on January 17, 2024 in New York City. The Knicks won 109-94.

    The Nets match up against the Bulls at the Barclays Center.  Brooklyn is 28 and 45.

    The 76’ers play the Cavaliers in Cleveland.  The Sixers are 39 and 34.

    Indiana Pacers v Philadelphia 76ers

    PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA – NOVEMBER 12: Tyrese Maxey #0 of the Philadelphia 76ers reacts during the fourth quarter against the Indiana Pacers at the Wells Fargo Center on November 12, 2023 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

  • March Madness Results

    March Madness…Number One-seeded North Carolina was upset by Alabama yesterday in the Sweet 16.  Clemson, Illinois, and Danny Hurley’s UCONN all won their matchups.

    San Diego State v Connecticut

    BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS – MARCH 28: Head coach Dan Hurley of the Connecticut Huskies talks with Donovan Clingan #32 of the Connecticut Huskies against the San Diego State Aztecs during the first half in the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at TD Garden on March 28, 2024 in Boston, Massachusetts.

  • Look At Hockey

    Hockey.   The Rangers beat the Avalanche last night…3 to 2.

    New York Rangers v Colorado Avalanche

    DENVER, COLORADO – MARCH 28: Braden Schneider #4 of the New York Rangers looks for an opening against against the Colorado Avalanche during the third period at Ball Arena on March 28, 2024 in Denver, Colorado.

    The Flyers defeated the Canadiens…4 to 1.

    The Devils were off.  They face the Sabres in Buffalo.

    Ottawa Senators v New Jersey Devils

    NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – MARCH 23: Nico Hischier #13 of the New Jersey Devils in action against the Ottawa Senators during the second period at the Prudential Center on March 23, 2024 in Newark, New Jersey.

  • Davey Mac Sports TV

    It’s the Davey Mac Sports Report for Friday, March 29th!  Listen to Davey Mac on the Morning Rat Race every weekday morning from 6 to 10 AM on WRAT 95.9 FM! 

  • That's Today's Davey Mac Sports Report!

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