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Mar 1, 2017; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Carolina Panters general manager Dave Gettleman speaks to the media during the 2017 NFL Combine at the Indiana Convention Center. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports (Brian Spurlock)
Mar 1, 2017; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Carolina Panters general manager Dave Gettleman speaks to the media during the 2017 NFL Combine at the Indiana Convention Center. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports (Brian Spurlock)

The Broncos are interested in trading from their slot at No. 5 to the Giants' pick at No. 2, reports Ian Rapoport of NFL.com, who says the Broncos would be doing so in order to select a quarterback.

Rapoport also reiterated what he reported earlier Thursday -- that the Giants seem intent on holding on to the No. 2 pick.

"I don't think you rule out anything at this point," head coach Pat Shurmur said on Thursday, "but we're planning on picking there at No 2."

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New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham looks on before a play against the Los Angeles Chargers during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun) (Bill Kostroun/AP)
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham looks on before a play against the Los Angeles Chargers during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun) (Bill Kostroun/AP)

Ralph Vacchiano | Facebook | Twitter | ArchiveOdell Beckham, Jr. was back in the building for the start of the Giants' offseason program on Monday morning, just as new coach Pat Shurmur said he always expected. For any other player, that would simply be treated as business as usual.

For Beckham, though, business is rarely "usual" and his return to East Rutherford, N.J., comes amid a wild swirl of speculation about his future with the team. So what does his presence mean? Will he be on the Giants in 2018? Will he eventually get a new, lucrative, long-term contract?

There'll be a time to figure all of that out, of course. For now, Shurmur is just focusing on what he considers the most important news of the day: Beckham, as promised, showed up...

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DNL: Beckham reports to Giants 00:04:37
The Daily News Live panel discusses the significance of Odell Beckham showing up at the Giants' facility after a tumultuous offseason.

Ralph Vacchiano | Facebook | Twitter | ArchiveOdell Beckham, Jr. was back in the building for the start of the Giants' offseason program on Monday morning, just as new coach Pat Shurmur said he always expected. For any other player, that would simply be treated as business as usual.

For Beckham, though, business is rarely "usual" and his return to East Rutherford, N.J., comes amid a wild swirl of speculation about his future with the team. So what does his presence mean? Will he be on the Giants in 2018? Will he eventually get a new, lucrative, long-term contract?

There'll be a time to figure all of that out, of course. For now, Shurmur is just focusing on what he considers the most important news of the day: Beckham, as promised, showed up...

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Dec 31, 2017; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay (22) enters the field before playing the Cleveland Browns at Heinz Field. Mandatory Credit: Philip G. Pavely-USA TODAY Sports (Philip G. Pavely)
Dec 31, 2017; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay (22) enters the field before playing the Cleveland Browns at Heinz Field. Mandatory Credit: Philip G. Pavely-USA TODAY Sports (Philip G. Pavely)

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - New Giants defensive backs coach Lou Anarumo didn't sound too worried about the team's depth at cornerback when he spoke to the media on Wednesday morning. This might explain why.

The Giants are expected to sign veteran cornerback William Gay, an NFL source told SNY. The 33-year-old veteran is due to meet with the team on Thursday, as first reported by his former Steelers teammate, Bryant McFadden, who now works for CBS Sports. The deal is contingent on Gay passing a physical...

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New York Giants' Landon Collins (21) returns an interception for a touchdown during the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the New York Jets Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) (Julio Cortez/AP)
New York Giants' Landon Collins (21) returns an interception for a touchdown during the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the New York Jets Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) (Julio Cortez/AP)

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Almost everything the Giants have done this offseason indicates they're switching from a 4-3 defense to a 3-4. But that's not how new defensive coordinator James Bettcher describes his scheme. Or at least that's not how he wants to describe it.

"Hanging your hat on scheme, you don't win that way," Bettcher said on Wednesday. "You hang your hat on the things that mean the most. And those things are being relentless, playing hard, playing smart and playing physical in the game."

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New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham looks on before a play against the Los Angeles Chargers during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun) (Bill Kostroun/AP)
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham looks on before a play against the Los Angeles Chargers during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun) (Bill Kostroun/AP)

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Mike Shula, the Giants' new offensive coordinator, called Odell Beckham, Jr. "a vital part of our offense" and said he's looking forward to coaching him. In other words, he expects Beckham will be on his team this year.

That actually was one of the strongest endorsements the star receiver has gotten over the last 11 days as speculation swirled that the Giants were considering trading Beckham, their best player. That speculation may not be dead just yet, but Shula is apparently ignoring it...

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Sep 24, 2017; Philadelphia, PA, USA; New York Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard (87) runs for a 77-yard touchdown against the Philadelphia Eagles in the fourth quarter at Lincoln Financial Field. Philadelphia defeated New York 27-24. Mandatory Credit: Danielle Parhizkaran/Northjersey.com via USA TODAY NETWORK (Danielle Parhizkaran)
Sep 24, 2017; Philadelphia, PA, USA; New York Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard (87) runs for a 77-yard touchdown against the Philadelphia Eagles in the fourth quarter at Lincoln Financial Field. Philadelphia defeated New York 27-24. Mandatory Credit: Danielle Parhizkaran/Northjersey.com via USA TODAY NETWORK (Danielle Parhizkaran)

Giants WR Sterling Shepard and DE Jason Pierre-Paul are active for the team's matchup with the Cowboys on Sunday at MetLife Stadium.

Tags: Davis Webb, Eli Apple, Jason Pierre-Paul, Justin Pugh, San Francisco Giants, Sterling Shepard, Tavarres King
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Daily News Live: Stanton suitors 00:03:01
The Daily News Live crew discusses Giancarlo Stanton's decision to name the Yankees as one of four teams he would like to be traded to.

The Yankees are among four teams that Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton would approve a trade to, according to Sirius XM's Craig Mish.

The other three teams include the Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros, according to Mish, who also notes Stanton's "desire to win has been greatly understated."

Stanton, the subject of trade rumors over the past few weeks as the Marlins reportedly look to cut $65 million from their payroll next season, has a no-trade clause in his 13-year, $325 million contract, and has not approved a trade to the San Francisco Giants or St. Louis Cardinals, two teams who have heavily pursued acquiring the 28-year-old MVP.

The Marlins have already reportedly agreed on the "general framework" in a deal with the Cardinals and Giants, and Stanton had met with both clubs, according to Mish, however it is unclear where they stand.

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New York Mets starting pitcher Rafael Montero pitches to the San Francisco Giants in the first inning at AT&T Park. (Andrew Villa/USA TODAY Sports)
New York Mets starting pitcher Rafael Montero pitches to the San Francisco Giants in the first inning at AT&T Park. (Andrew Villa/USA TODAY Sports)

Mets RHP Rafael Montero earned his first major-league win since 2014 by allowing just one run in 5 2/3 innings of work during Sunday's 8-2 win against Giants at AT&T Park.

Making his third start of the season, Montero struck out a season-high seven batters and allowed one run and five hits in his best outing of the year. He had pitched in relief during seven of his previous eight appearances.

"You've got to get some confidence back and it all starts from the way we pitched," manager Terry Collins said after the game, speaking about Montero.

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New York Mets catcher Rene Rivera hits a ball against the San Francisco Giants in the fifth inning at AT&T Park. (Andrew Villa/USA TODAY Sports)
New York Mets catcher Rene Rivera hits a ball against the San Francisco Giants in the fifth inning at AT&T Park. (Andrew Villa/USA TODAY Sports)

Rene Rivera hit two of the Mets' four home runs as their month-long power surge continued in Sunday's 8-2 win over the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park.

Jay Bruce hit his 20th home run of the season and Curtis Granderson added a solo home run that gave the Mets 46 home runs in June, the franchise's most in a month.

Rivera, who didn't record a multi-hit game since May 9, hit a two-run home run off Matt Moore in the second inning that gave the Mets a 3-0 lead, then made it 4-1 with a solo home run in the fourth inning, as New York won its third straight game following a four-game losing streak.

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Fans on Harvey's situation 00:04:32
Loud Mouth viewers express their thoughts on the Matt Harvey situation after he issued an apology at a press conference Tuesday.

Tommy Milone (0-0, 0.00 ERA) makes his Mets debut when they face Matt Cain (2-1, 4.70 ERA) and the Giants in the final game of a three-game series at Citi Field on Wednesday at 1:10 p.m.

Milone was claimed off waivers by the Mets this past weekend after he was designated for assignment by the Brewers earlier in the week.

In six appearances (three starts) this season with Milwuakee, Milone allowed 15 runs and 29 hits, including six home runs, while striking out 16 batters in 21 innings.

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The Mets (15-16) continue their three-game series against the Giants (11-22) tonight at Citi Field at 7:10 on SNY. Neil Walker hit a game-winning double in the ninth inning Monday night as the Mets beat the Giants, 4-3.

The Mets have won seven of their last 10 games and won three straight series ... Last night's win was the Mets' first walkoff win of the year. ... When Terry Collins manages his 1,004th game with the Mets tonight, he will pass Bobby Valentine for the second-most managed games in team history. Davey Johnson is first with 1,012.

Who is starting tonight for the Mets? 

Right-hander Zack Wheeler, (4.78 ERA/3.83 FIP, 1.25 WHIP), who allowed two runs on five hits while walking four and striking out four in 4 2/3 innings this past Saturday against the Nationals...

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Walker, Collins on walk-off win 00:06:01
Mets second baseman Neil Walker and manager Terry Collins break down the Mets' 4-3 win after Walker's walk-off single in the ninth.

Tonight at Citi Field, Zack Wheeler (1-2, 4.78 ERA) will oppose Jeff Samardzija (0-4, 5.03 ERA) at 7:10 p.m in the second game of a three-game series between the Mets and Giants.

Tags: Asdrubal Cabrera, Brandon Nimmo, Jacob deGrom, Matt Harvey, Neil Walker, San Francisco Giants
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GEICO SportsNite: Matt Harvey 00:03:01
Justine Ward is joined by Daily News baseball writer John Harper to discuss Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey's suspension.

Jacob deGrom (2-1, 3.68 ERA) and the Mets open a three-game series at home against Matt Moore (1-4, 6.75 ERA) and the Giants on Monday at 7:10 pm ET.

The Giants, who have lost six of their last eight games, were delayed leaving Cincinnati when their player bus broke down on the way to the airport late Sunday.

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New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard pitches in the wild card game against the San Francisco Giants at Citi Field. (Anthony Gruppuso/USA Today Sports Images)
New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard pitches in the wild card game against the San Francisco Giants at Citi Field. (Anthony Gruppuso/USA Today Sports Images)

Mets RHP Noah Syndergaard gave up two hits, while striking out 10 of 25 batters, through seven scoreless innings during Wednesday's 3-0 loss to the Giants.

"I've got to rank this one tonight as good as any under the circumstances," Terry Collins said of Syndergaard, who took a no-hitter in to the sixth inning. "He stepped up when we needed him. He stepped up last year when we needed him. He's grown so much, even though he's still very, very young, he's grown so much and matured so much as a pitcher. He's going to be really, really good."

Syndergaard threw 25 pitches in the fourth inning, 19 in the sixth inning and 18 in the seventh, finishing his night with 108 pitches thrown. Bumgarner, by contrast, threw just 21 pitches through the first three innings.

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Last night was a confusing experience. It was painful to experience 1,500 innings of baseball between March through last night, only to see it all go up in flames in the span of 10 minutes. I thought a few hours sleep might help my perspective, but it didn't. I'm still unsure where to begin this post-game write up. So, here's where I'm at with the following...


Tags: Eric Campbell, James Loney, Jeurys Familia, Lucas Duda, Matt Harvey, Michael Conforto, Noah Syndergaard, San Francisco Giants, Travis d'Arnaud, Ty Kelly, Yoenis Cespedes, Zack Wheeler, Matthew Cerrone
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Familia on disappointing loss 00:02:48
Jeurys Familia talks about giving up the game-winning home run to Conor Gillaspie in the NL Wild Card Game to send the Mets home.

A year after blowing three saves in the World Series, Jeurys Familia's postseason struggles continued as he allowed the go-ahead three-run home run to Conor Gillaspie in Wednesday's 3-0 loss in the wild card game to the San Francisco Giants at Citi Field.

"In any circumstances like that, your first thought is you let your teammates down when all you did all year long was picked them up," manager Terry Collins said. "But in the postseason when you give up and you lose games, it really can be hard on you."

Entering in a scoreless game in the ninth inning, Familia allowed a leadoff double to Brandon Crawford and a one-out walk to Joe Panik to bring up Gillaspie, who hit Familia's 1-1 sinker deep over the right-center field fence to give the Giants a 3-0 lead that Madison Bumgarner would not relinquish.

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Terry Collins on Wild Card loss 00:07:13
New York Mets manager Terry Collins speaks to the media following the Mets' loss to the Giants in the NL Wild Card Game.

Jeurys Familia allowed a three-run home run to Conor Gillaspie with one out in the top of the ninth inning as the New York Mets' hopes to return to the World Series ended with a 3-0 loss to Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants in the wild card game on Wednesday at Citi Field.

In case you missed it…

  • Familia allowed a leadoff double to Brandon Crawford and a one-out walk to Joe Panik to bring up Gillaspie, who hit a three-run home run to right-center field to break a scoreless tie.
  • Bumgarner struck out six batters in a four-hit shutout. 
  • Addison Reed pitched out of a bases-loaded, two-out jam in the top of the eighth inning by striking out Hunter Pence.
  • Bumgarner got Asdrubal Cabrera to line out softly back to the mound with Ty Kelly on second base to end the bottom of the eighth inning.
  • Noah Syndergaard struck out 10 batters in seven scoreless innings and took a no-hitter into the sixth inning. He gave up two hits and three walks, throwing 70 of 108 pitches for strikes.
  • Denard Span broke up Syndergaard's no-hitter with a clean single with two outs in the sixth inning.
  • Curtis Granderson made a run-saving catch to end the sixth inning when he made a running, over-the-shoulder catch and crashed into the wall to rob Brandon Belt of an extra-base hit.

What's next…

The Giants face Jon Lester and the Chicago Cubs in Game 1 of the NLDS on Friday at 9:15 p.m. ET.

The Mets' season is over.

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The Mets take on the Giants in the National League Wild Card game at Citi Field at 8:00 p.m., which you can follow online here

The winner of the game moves on to play the Cubs in the NLDS...



Noah Syndergaard (14-9, 2.60 ERA) gets the start for the Mets and will be opposed by LHP Madison Bumgarner (15-9, 2.74 ERA) 

Syndergaard has made four previous playoff appearances (three starts) and was 2-1 with a 3.32 ERA. Over his final eight starts of this season, Syndergaard had a 2.19 ERA. He is 1-2 in his career against the Giants. His 2.60 ERA this season is the third-best in the majors. 

Bumgarner allowed four runs in five innings of work against the Mets on Aug. 18 in San Francisco. His 2.74 ERA was fourth in the majors, just one spot below Syndergaard's. Since 2014, he has 51 wins, which are most in the NL. Has a career 2.14 ERA in 14 playoff appearances. 

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Jonathan Mayo explains how the Mets built their current roster using a blended use of the draft, trades, free agency and international signings. >> Read more.

Anthony DiComo looks back at five moments that shaped the 2016 season, including Aug. 19, when the Mets hit rock bottom and turned everything around. >> Read more.

DiComo also writes about how Robert Gsellman and Seth Lugo are two X-Factors who are ready to have fun in the postseason. >> Read more.

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GEICO SportsNite: Wild Card game 00:01:48
Justine Ward, Nelson Figueroa and Jim Duquette preview the probable pitching matchup for the Wild Card game at Citi Field on Wednesday.

Buster Posey had a two-run single in the first and Denard Span a two-run triple in the third as San Francisco qualified for the NL wild card playoff game with a 7-1 win over the Dodgers Sunday in San Francisco.

The Giants will travel to New York to meet the Mets Wednesday in the one-game playoff at a time to be determined. Matt Moore allowed one run in eight innings to get the win for San Francisco.

On Wednesday, Noah Syndergaard (14-9, 2.60) will face Madison Bumgarner (15-9, 2.74) in a matchup of the league's two best pitchers. Bumgarner has two wins over the Mets this season. He dominated them in May in a 6-1 win at Citi Field, then struggled but survived in a 10-7 win in San Francisco Aug. 18.

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Sep 24, 2016; San Diego, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner (40) pitches against the San Diego Padres during the first inning at Petco Park. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports
Sep 24, 2016; San Diego, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner (40) pitches against the San Diego Padres during the first inning at Petco Park. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

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The Mets will host Wednesday's Wild Card game, regardless of what happens Sunday. However, who they play is still very much up in the air...

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Where do things stand?

The Mets have four games left to play and lead the Giants and Cardinals by one loss, as the three teams continue battle for two Wild Card spots...

What happens if there is a two- or three-way tie? Read here!

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Noah Syndergaard is looking for his first win against the Giants. (AP)
Noah Syndergaard is looking for his first win against the Giants. (AP)

The Mets look to split their four-game series when they meet the Giants in San Francisco at 8:05 p.m.

Follow the game here on SNY.tv...

Mets Giants
Jose Reyes, 3B Denard Span, CF
Curtis Granderson, RF Eduardo Nunez, 3B
Yoenis Cespedes, LF Brandon Belt, 1B
Jay Bruce, RF Brandon Crawford, SS
Neil Walker, 2B Hunter Pence, RF
James Loney, 1B Joe Panik, 2B
Asdrubal Cabrera, SS Gregor Blanco, LF
Rene Rivera, C Trevor Brown, C
Noah Syndergaard, RHP Jeff Samardzija, RHP

When and Where: 8:05 p.m.from AT&T Park in San Francisco on ESPN.


Who's Pitching for the Mets: RHP Noah Syndergaard (10-7, 2.76 ERA) has faced the Giants twice (both at Citi Field) and lost both games, allowing eight runs in 11 2/3 innings. The 6.17 ERA is Syndergaard's highest among teams against which he's started at least twice.


Who's pitching for the Giants: RHP Jeff Samardzija (10-8, 4.24)  has struggled even more against the Mets than Syndergaard has against San Francisco. He has faced New York nine times in his career, three times as a starter, and has come away with an 0-3 record and 8.72 ERA.

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New York Mets starting pitcher Bartolo Colon pitches against the New York Yankees during the first inning at Yankee Stadium. (Brad Penner/USA Today Sports Images)
New York Mets starting pitcher Bartolo Colon pitches against the New York Yankees during the first inning at Yankee Stadium. (Brad Penner/USA Today Sports Images)

The Mets look to end their three-game losing streak as they take on the Giants in San Francisco on Saturday afternoon.

Read the full game preview on SNY.tv...

Giants Mets
Denard Span, CF Jose Reyes, 3B
Angel Pagan, LF Asdrubal Cabrera, SS
Brandon Belt, 1B Yoenis Cespedes, LF
Buster Posey, C  Neil Walker, 2B
Brandon Crawford, SS Wilmer Flores, 1B
Hunter Pence, RF Travis d'Arnaud, C
Eduardo Nunez, 3B Justin Ruggiano, CF
Joe Panik, 2B Alejandro De Aza, RF
Matt Moore, LHP Bartolo Colon, RHP

When and Where: 4:05 p.m. ET from AT&T Park in San Francisco on SNY.


Who's Pitching for the Mets: RHP Bartolo Colon (10-7, 3.38 ERA) allowed five runs, two earned, in four innings pitched last time out against the Diamondbacks. Has a 3.19 ERA since May 23. Is 2-3 with a 5.05 ERA in his career against the Giants. 


Who's pitching for the Giants: LHP Matt Moore (7-9, 4.14 ERA) has thrown 13 consecutive starts of at least six innings. Gave up five runs in six innings during his previous start, a loss, against the Pirates. 

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New York Mets pitcher Seth Lugo against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. (Mark J. Rebilas)
New York Mets pitcher Seth Lugo against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. (Mark J. Rebilas)

The New York Mets continue a four-game series against the Giants in San Francisco on Friday night.

Read the full game preview on SNY.tv...


Giants Mets
Denard Span, CF Jose Reyes, 3B
Angel Pagan, LF Kelly Johnson, 2B
Brandon Belt, 1B Jay Bruce, RF
Buster Posey, C  Yoenis Cespedes, LF
Brandon Crawford, SS James Loney, 1B
Hunter Pence, RF Curtis Granderson, CF
Eduardo Nunez, 3B Asdrubal Cabrera, SS
Joe Panik, 2B Rene Rivera, C
Johnny Cueto, RHP Seth Lugo, RHP

When and Where: 10:10 p.m. ET on SNY.


Who's pitching for the Mets: RHP Seth Lugo (0-1, 2.65 ERA) with Steven Matz experiencing shoulder discomfort, Lugo steps in for his first major league start. In 17 innings of relief in the big leagues, he has recorded 16 strikeouts and walked six. 

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New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom reacts before the pitch against the San Francisco Giants in the fifth inning at AT&T Park. (John Hefti/USA Today Sports Images)
New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom reacts before the pitch against the San Francisco Giants in the fifth inning at AT&T Park. (John Hefti/USA Today Sports Images)

Mets RHP Jacob deGrom allowed eight runs and 13 hits, both career highs, in five innings, during a 10-7 loss to the Giants on Thursday at AT&T Park.

In the bottom of the fourth inning, after the Mets had scored four runs, deGrom (7-6, 2.73 ERA) allowed five runs on five hits, including a two-run home run by Madison Bumgarner. 

DeGrom then gave up three runs on four hits, all with two outs, in the fifth inning.

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(Lenny Ignelzi)

The Yankees and Giants finish their three-game series from Yankee Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

Follow the game live on SNY.tv...


Giants Yankees
Denard Span, CF Brett Gardner, LF
Angel Pagan, LF Jacoby Ellsbury, CF
Brandon Belt, 1B Carlos Beltran, DH
Buster Posey, DH Brian McCann, C
Brandon Crawford, SS Starlin Castro, 2B
Connor Gillaspie, 3B Didi Gregorius, SS
Mac Williamson, RF Mark Teixeira, 1B
Ramiro Pena, 2B Chase Headley, 3B
Trevor Brown, C Aaron Hicks, RF

Who's Pitching for the Yankees: Nathan Eovaldi is 1-4 with a 13.30 ERA in five career starts against the Giants. He last faced San Francisco July 18, 2014 at Miami and allowed eight runs and nine hits in four-plus innings.


Who's Pitching for the Giants: Jeff Samardzija was 7-3 with a 2.84 ERA in his first 11 starts. Since then, he is 2-2 with a 6.02 ERA in his last eight outings.

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GEICO SportsNite: Yankees lose 00:01:34
Sweeny Murti breaks down all the action from the Yankees' 12-inning loss to the San Francisco Giants.

After Ivan Nova's strong start, the Yankees fell to the Giants, 2-1, in twelve innings at Yankee Stadium. Mac Williamson, who doubled off Andrew Miller on Friday night, continued to mash against the Yankees, recording both RBI for the Giants. >> Read the full AP recap on SNY.tv...


  • Nova allowed just one run in seven innings, striking out seven Giants.
  • The Yankees took the lead in the fourth when outfielder Mac Williamson bobbled a Mark Teixeira single, allowing Didi Gregorius to score.
  • Williamson got redemption, however, hitting a solo home run to tie the game in the fifth.
  • The game remained 1-1 through the ninth and entered extra innings. Both teams got runners into scoring position in the 10th, and the Giants again in the 11th, but neither could push across the go-ahead run.
  • Williamson struck again in the 12th, driving in Trevor Brown to put the Giants up 2-1. Hunter Strickland shut down the Yankees in the home half of the inning to seal the win for San Francisco.

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The Yankees simply cannot get three games over the .500 mark, because they embody games like today's. Sorry Hal, this is not a playoff team.

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New York Yankees starting pitcher Ivan Nova (47) pitches during the first inning against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park. (Jake Roth)
New York Yankees starting pitcher Ivan Nova (47) pitches during the first inning against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park. (Jake Roth)

The Yankees and Giants continue their three-game series from Yankee Stadium on Saturday afternoon. 

Follow the game live on SNY.tv...


Giants Yankees
Denard Span, CF Brett Gardner, LF
Angel Pagan, LF Jacoby Ellsbury, CF
Brandon Belt, 1B Carlos Beltran, DH
Buster Posey, C Brian McCann, C
Brandon Crawford, SS Starlin Castro, 2B
Jarrett Parker, DH Didi Gregorius, SS
Conor Gillaspie, 3B Mark Teixeira, 1B
Mac Williamson, RF Chase Headley, 3B
Ramiro Pena, 2B Aaron Hicks, RF

Who's Pitching for the Yankees: RHP Ivan Nova (7-5, 4.92 ERA): allowed one run on four hits over six innings in his last start against the Orioles. Has won two of his three starts in July, pitching to the tune of a 3.24 ERA for the month. In one career start against the Giants in 2013, Nova pitched a six-hit shutout. 


Who's Pitching for the Giants: RHP Johnny Cueto (13-2, 2.64 ERA) will start Saturday in place of Jeff Samardzija, who is now scheduled to pitch Sunday. Cueto, who started for the National League in the All-Star Game, lost his one game since the break, allowing four runs and two home runs to the Padres. He is 2-1 with a 2.25 ERA in four career starts versus the Yankees. 

Tags: Ivan Nova, San Francisco Giants

 (Adam Hunger)
(Adam Hunger)

Masahiro Tanaka outdueled Madison Bumgarner, but the Yankees needed a late comeback to beat the Giants, winning 3-2 on Friday night at Yankee Stadium. >> Read the full AP recap at SNY.tv...


  • The Yankees, after blowing a lead, came back to regain it in the eighth when shortstop Brandon Crawford made a throwing error, allowing Chase Headley to score.
  • Tanaka pitched six scoreless innings, allowing four hits and two walks. He also struck out four. 
  • Aroldis Chapman allowed a lead-off double but worked around the hit for the save. 
  • The Yankees got to Bumgarner quickly, as Starlin Castro drove in Brett Gardner with a double in the first inning.
  • Carlos Beltran drove in another run in the second with a run-scoring single.
  • Falling behind early and stymied by Tanaka, the Giants came back to tie the game in the eighth when Mac Williamson hit an RBI double off Andrew Miller
  • The Giants cut into the lead in the seventh when Dellin Betances threw a wild pitch, allowing Angel Pagan to score.

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Tanaka came up big and on regular rest, maybe silencing those who insist he has to stay on five days rest in order to succeed.

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New York Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda (35) pitches against the Minnesota Twins in the first inning at Yankee Stadium. (Andy Marlin)
New York Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda (35) pitches against the Minnesota Twins in the first inning at Yankee Stadium. (Andy Marlin)

A survey of scouts done by Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports says many officials within the league believe the Yankees could part with Michael Pineda if given the right offer.

Pineda is 27 years old and in his fifth year on the Yankees roster, although has only pitched the last three due to a shoulder injury that sidelined him for two years.

In 2014, he put up an ERA of 1.89 in 13 starts, followed it the next year with an ERA of 4.37 and currently has an ERA of 5.38.

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New York Yankees relief pitcher Andrew Miller (Kim Klement/USA Today Sports Images)
New York Yankees relief pitcher Andrew Miller (Kim Klement/USA Today Sports Images)

The San Francisco Giants and Washington Nationals could show interest in New York Yankees relievers Andrew Miller and Aroldis Chapman, according to reports.

The Giants have internally discussed the possibility of trading for Miller, according to FoxSports' Ken Rosenthal, while the Nationals are hoping the Yankees make Miller and/or Chapman available as the trade deadline nears, according to MLB.com's Bill Ladson.

The Yankees are currently 6 1/2 games out of first place in the AL East and have not shown any indication that they are going into sell mode.

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