Jonathan Quick stopped all 32 New York shots on June 9 to propel the L.A. Kings to a 3-0 win and 3-0 lead in their best-of-seven Stanley Cup NHL Final series.
The bats were cold as the Yankees went 1-for-17 with men in scoring position, dropping a close 2-1 game to the Kansas City Royals and pitcher James Shields.
After 20 games in 20 days, 11 straight on the road and six consecutive losses, the New York Mets are ready to rest up and finally return home.
Anthony Recker had a crucial misplay behind the plate in the ninth inning as the Mets lost their fifth straight game, 5-4 at San Francisco on June 7.
Yankees’ hurler David Phelps was pounded for seven runs in six innings in yet another bad start, as New York fell to the Kansas City Royals, 8-4.
After again jumping out to a 2-0 lead, the New York Rangers’ defense couldn’t hold on as the L.A. Kings stormed back to a 5-4 to take a 2-0 lead in the Stanley Cup Finals.
California Chrome failed in his bid to win the first Triple Crown in 36 years on June 7, losing the Belmont Stakes to long shot Tonalist.
Buster Posey hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the eighth inning to lead the San Franciso Giants to their 40th victory, a 4-2 win over the New York Mets.
All horse racing eyes will be on the Belmont Stakes in New York on June 7 when California Chrome races for the Triple Crown, 36 years after Affirmed won the last one.
Yanks’ rookie hurler Chase Whitley, who hadn’t lasted past five innings before, pitched New York to a 4-2 win over the Kansas City Royals on June 6.