Good morning. Here's what you need to know for today in New York sports.
Knicks announce Ron Baker signing: The Knicks have announced that they re-signed guard Ron Baker to a two-year, $8.9 million contract. Baker averaged 4.1 points and 2.1 assists in 52 games with the Knicks last season. Full story here.
Syndergaard exudes confidence, anticipates September return: Phenom starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard is eyeing a September return to the pitcher's mound. He has been out since April 30 with a torn lat muscle. On Monday, Syndergaard said that his body has "never felt better," and that his "arm is feeling really good." Syndergaard has a 3.29 ERA and a 1.10 WHIP with two walks and 32 strikeouts in 27 1/3 innings. Full story here.
Enunwa placed on season-ending IR with a bulging disc in his neck: The Jets lost their top receiver on Monday, as it was reported that Quincy Enunwa will receive season-ending surgery for a bulging disc in his neck. Enunwa, who is in the last year of his rookie contract, was looking to build off of a solid 2016 campaign in which he caught 58 passes for 857 yards and four touchdowns. Full coverage here.
Mets begin a series with the Rangers: The Mets begin a quick two-game series with the Rangers on Tuesday night at Citi Field. Andrew Cashner gets the start for the Rangers against Chris Flexen.
Yankees look to win third straight: The Yankees will look to build off of two straight victories against the Indians when they open a three-game set with the Blue Jays in Toronto on Tuesday night. CC Sabathia will get the start against J.A. Happ of the Blue Jays.