The Mets won the rubber match of their three-game series with the Mariners, 3-2. Bartolo Colon retired the first 20 Mariners he faced on Wednesday but had a perfect game broken up by Robinson Cano's seventh-inning single. Colon allowed two runs on three hits in 7 1/3 innings.
Bartolo Colon was brilliant Wednesday, tossing 6 2/3 perfect innings before allowing his first hit of the day. The bullpen then pitched out of a jam to close the door as the Mets won, 3-2. Gary Cohen and Ron Darling discuss Colon's performance and more in W.B. Mason Post Game Extra.
Between Triple-A Las Vegas and his time with the Mets, rookie Jacob deGrom has thrown 119 innings this season. The organization will reportedly cap deGrom at 185 total innings, meaning the right-handed pitcher would have approximately 10 starts remaining in 2014.
Wednesday's game was called due to rain in the bottom of the fifth inning, giving the Yankees a 2-1 victory over the Rangers. Brett Gardner's solo homer in the third put the Yanks ahead and proved to be the game-winner. David Phelps allowed one run over five innings in the win.
Plagued by inconsistency during his rookie season, Geno Smith is "head and shoulders" above where he was last year, Rex Ryan said on Wednesday. Despite Smith's progress, Ryan added he won't put a timetable on when he'll announce who the starting quarterback will be.
After being extremely limited in OTAs due to a slight hamstring tweak, first-round pick Odell Beckham Jr. was limited again on Wednesday in practice with another hamstring issue. Giants GM Jerry Reese expressed some concern about the wide receiver's injury woes.
Phil Jackson announced on Wednesday that the Knicks have waived Shannon Brown. The guard appeared in 19 games for New York last season, averaging 2.1 points off the bench. Brown was acquired before Jackson's arrival and played for the Zen Master in Los Angeles.