The Yankees crushed the Orioles 9-1 Thursday afternoon at Camden Yards. Sonny Gray was the winning pitcher. Chase Headley, Starlin Castro, Aaron Judge and Todd Frazier all homered for New York. The Yankees trail the Red Sox by 3 1/2 games in the AL East.
The Mets defeated the Reds 7-2 at Citi Field. Brandon Nimmo hit 2 Home Runs for the Mets. Matt Harvey got his 1st win since May 28th.
The Red Sox had Thursday off.
It was opening night in the NFL.
Alex Smith threw for 368 yards and 4 touchdowns as the Kansas City Chiefs defeated the New England Patriots 42-27 in Foxboro. The Chiefs outscored the Pats 21-0 in the 4th Quarter.
At the US Open Tennis Tournament in New York:
Sloane Stephens defeated Venus Williams
Madison Keys beat Coco Vandeweghe
It will be Stephens versus Keys for the Championship on Saturday.
Photo taken by Peter Kraszewski