The Morning Rat Race

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - APRIL 06: Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees and Gleyber Torres #25 of the New York Yankees celebrate after defeating the Toronto Blue Jays in the game at Yankee Stadium on April 06, 2024 in New York City.

Good morning, Sports fans!  Davey Mac here with another fantastic Sports Report for ya on a Wednesday!  The Mets continue to struggle!  The Knicks move up in the Eastern Conference with just three games to play in the regular season!  Bad night for the local hockey teams!  But first…

…The Yankees won again last night as the Yanks beat the Marlins…3 to 2.  Yankee starter Carlos Rodon looked great as he pitched six shutout innings to pick up the win.  Rodon has pitched well this year with a 1.72 ERA.  Alex Verdugo hit a solo home run for the Yankees in the victory.

Miami Marlins v New York Yankees

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – APRIL 9: Alex Verdugo #24 of the New York Yankees reacts after connecting for a solo homerun in the bottom of the second inning during the game against the Miami Marlins at Yankee Stadium on April 9, 2024 in New York City.


The Yankees now start their season 10 and 2 for just the 4th time in franchise history (1923, 1949, 2003)…and each other time they did…they won the American League Pennant.  And, my Lord, look at the teams we’re talking about.  On the 1923 team, you’re talking about a guy named Babe Freakin’ Ruth.

Top Men

Great all-round baseball player, Babe Ruth (George Herman Ruth, 1895 – 1948) shakes hands with the 29th President of the USA, Warren Harding. After the handshake Babe Ruth hit a home run to help his team, the New York Yankees win the third game of the series with the Wash.


The 1949 Yankees had Hall Of Famers galore.  Yogi Berra, Phil Rizzuto, and, of course, the great Joe DiMaggio were all on that team.  They would go on to win the World Series.

Joe DiMaggio

American baseball player Joe DiMaggio (1914 – 1999) hits out. Original Publication: People Disc


And the 2003 Yankee team was the one that beat the Boston Red Sox in the 7th game of the American League Championship Series in one of the greatest MLB postseason games of all time.  And, oh yeah, who was the guy who hit the game-winning home run in extra innings?  Oh, that’s right…current Yankee manager Aaron Boone!

Boone hits game winning home run

BRONX, NY – OCTOBER 16: Aaron Boone #19 of the New York Yankees hits the game winning home run in the bottom of the eleventh inning against the Boston Red Sox during game 7 of the American League Championship Series on October 16, 2003 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York.


The bottom line is that the Yanks are playing superb baseball right now.  We’ll see if this holds up for the rest of the season…but right now…the Bronx Bombers are looking seriously GOOD.  I’m Davey Mac…now on to the rest of the Sports Report!

Toronto Blue Jays v New York Yankees

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – APRIL 07: Juan Soto #22, Aaron Judge #99, and Alex Verdugo #24 of the New York Yankees celebrate after defeating the Toronto Blue Jays in the game at Yankee Stadium on April 07, 2024 in the Bronx borough of New York City.


  • Mets & Phils Lose

    Meanwhile, the Mets lost to the Braves…6 to 5.  Mets starter Adrian Houser gave up five runs in five innings…he receives the loss.  The Mets fall to 4 and 7.

    New York Mets v Atlanta Braves

    ATLANTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 9: Ozzie Albies #1 of the Atlanta Braves turns a double play as Brett Baty #22 of the New York Mets slides into second during the seventh inning at Truist Park on April 9, 2024 in Atlanta, Georgia.

    The Phillies were shut out by the Cardinals…3 to nothing.  The Phils are now 5 and 6.

    Philadelphia Phillies v St. Louis Cardinals

    ST LOUIS, MISSOURI – APRIL 9: Nolan Gorman #16 of the St. Louis Cardinals hits a sacrifice ground ball for an RBI against the Philadelphia Phillies in the fifth inning at Busch Stadium on April 9, 2024 in St Louis, Missouri.

  • NBA Recap--Knicks Up To 3rd IN The East

    Over to basketball.  Good win for the Knicks last night as the Knicks took down the Bulls…128 to 117.  Knicks superstar Jalen Brunson was incredible as usual…Brunson had 45 points and 8 assists in the victory…it was the second straight game Brunson had at least 40 points.  At 47 and 32, the Knicks are up to the 3-spot in the Eastern Conference with just 3 games to go in the regular season.

    New York Knicks v Chicago Bulls

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – APRIL 09: Jalen Brunson #11 of the New York Knicks celebrates a three pointer against the Chicago Bulls during the second half at the United Center on April 09, 2024 in Chicago, Illinois.

    The 76’ers crushed the Pistons…120 to 102.  Sixers superstar Joel Embiid had 37 points, 11 rebounds, and 8 assists in the win for Philly…as they’re coming on strong heading into the playoffs.

    Detroit Pistons v Philadelphia 76ers

    PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA – APRIL 09: Joel Embiid #21 of the Philadelphia 76ers shoots over James Wiseman #13 of the Detroit Pistons during the fourth quarter at the Wells Fargo Center on April 09, 2024 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    The Nets were off.  They play the Raptors tonight.

    Philadelphia 76ers v Brooklyn Nets

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MARCH 05: Mikal Bridges #1 of the Brooklyn Nets warms up before the game against the Philadelphia 76ers at Barclays Center on March 05, 2024 in New York City.

  • Hockey Scores

    The Devils lost to the Maple Leafs…5 to 2.

    Toronto Maple Leafs v New Jersey Devils

    NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – APRIL 09: William Nylander #88 of the Toronto Maple Leafs takes a shot on goal as Luke Hughes #43 of the New Jersey Devils defends during the third period at Prudential Center on April 09, 2024 in Newark, New Jersey. The Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the New Jersey Devils 5-2.

    The Rangers fell to the Islanders…4 to 2.

    The Flyers were dominated by the Canadiens…9 to 3.

    New York Islanders v Philadelphia Flyers

    PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA – Ivan Fedotov #82 of the Philadelphia Flyers

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