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Cespedes homers in return as Mets beat Yankees 7-5

Yoenis Cespedes homered in his return from the disabled list, Noah Syndergaard won his second straight start since coming back from an injury but left after a drop in velocity, and the New York Mets beat the Yankees 7-5 in a Subway Series opener.

How the Cardinals' Matt Carpenter is beating the shift

Several MLB players, including the Cardinals Matt Carpenter, do not adjust for the defensive shift, and are seeing surprising results. All player statistics were collected on Sunday, July 1, 2018.