⚾️MLB: As if the Yankees’ rivalry with the Boston Red Sox wasn’t already tense enough, things got heated on Saturday when a Yanks fan at Sox outfielder Alex Verdugo. The fan was ejected and later , but it only added fuel to the fire.
- Fortunately, yesterday’s game was less dramatic, with the Pinstripes earning a 9–1 victory to win the series 2-1 on the strength of two-run homers from Rougned Odor and Ryan LaMarre .
- Meanwhile, the Mets beat the Pittsburgh Pirates yesterday for their only win of the series. That said, it wasn’t cute with six runs given up in the first inning...three of which were due to NY pitcher Taijuan Walker mistakenly . *facepalm*
⚽️Gotham FC: Thanks to three goals by three different players, Gotham FC beat the Washington Spirit 3–2 yesterday in an exciting back-and-forth match. After back-to-back draws, a win felt good.
- In the front office, however, things are not feeling good as the club announced the firing of general manager Alyse LaHue on Friday. shared that LaHue was dismissed on July 9th due to a league policy violation after three years with the club.
reported that the incident related to the NWSL’s anti-harassment policy, but no additional details have been shared about the initial complaint, nor the investigation. For now, Gotham will search for a new GM while fans are left with lots of questions.