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Mets' monster first inning sparks victory (0:57)
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Nassau Coliseum to host first card since 1986

Omar Figueroa and Robert Guerrero will square off on July 15 as the main event in the return of boxing to the renovated Nassau Coliseum in New York.

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Patience was certainly a virtue for Mets LF Michael Conforto leading off the first inning at home on Tuesday night. He sent the 10th pitch from Padres RHP Jhoulys Chacin deep to right to tie his career high in home runs in only 40 games.

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

The Yankees lost to the Royals, 6-2. Kansas City couldn't solve Yankees rookie starter Jordan Montgomery, as they scored their only run on a Lorenzo Cain solo shot in Montgomery's 6 2/3 innings. But then against Yankee relievers Adam Warren, Jonathan Holder and Chasen Shreve, Kansas City was even more homer happy. Each of the Yankee relievers gave up a homers, as Jorge Bonifacio, Whit Merrifield and Mike Moustakas all went deep.

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Conforto connects for 2 HRs in Mets' win (0:38)
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Moustakas sends one flying into second deck (0:31)

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

Jorge Bonifacio just hit an opposite two-run field homer off Adam Warren to make it 3-2 Royals in the 7th.

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

Rookie Jordan Montgomery leaves to a nice hand after his best outing of his young career. Montgomery allowed just one run on two hits, striking out six and walking none in 6 2/3 innings. The Yankees are beating the Royals, 2-1 in the 7th. Aaron Judge is 0-for-2 with a walk.

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Yankees outfielder Aaron Hicks has 8 HR in 33 games. He had 8 in 123 games last season.

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Jhoulys Chacin has been charged with 7 R in 2/3 of an inning -- he's the 6th starting pitcher to allow at least 7 runs in an appearance of less than 1 inning against the Mets. The last was Dave Mlicki, 2002 Astros (Mlicki was a former Met). Chacin is the 2nd starting pitcher to allow at least 7 runs and 8 hits in less than an inning vs the Mets. The other instance was by Hall-of-Famer Jim Bunning of the 1970 Phillies (also 7 runs, 8 hits).

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Odell Beckham reportedly landed the most lucrative endorsement deal for an NFL player to date. His new Nike deal can reach up to eight years and $48 million, per Nick DePaula.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

The Jets have signed two more draft picks -- S Marcus Maye (second round) and OLB Dylan Donahue (fifth round). They both receive four-year contracts -- $6.6 million for Maye, $2.6 million for Donahue. Only two of the nine picks remain unsigned -- first-round S Jamal Adams and third-round WR ArDarius Stewart.

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Is Aaron Judge making baseball fun again? (0:40)

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The Mets recalled P Josh Smoker from Triple-A Las Vegas and optioned P Hansel Robles (6.23 ERA) in a corresponding roster move on Tuesday.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Former Jets QB Ryan Fitzpatrick's comments to the Tampa media were taken out of context on Twitter. Here's the full quote about losing his job last season: "That's the harsh reality of the NFL. There's only so many jobs that are available. I can't complain about it. Last year I was the starter. If you play well as the starter, you continue to play. I didn't play well, so I lost the game of musical chairs. They pulled out my chair from under me."

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Yankees LF Brett Gardner and C Gary Sanchez are each getting the night off on Tuesday vs. the Royals.

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