Archive for January, 2013

MLB roundup: Sources saying Rodriguez does not plan to retire (The SportsXchange)

By at 31 January, 2013, 7:00 pm

Alex Rodriguez has refuted a Thursday report that he is unlikely to play for the New York Yankees again.

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On Alex Rodriguez, What Would George Steinbrenner Do? (Yahoo! Contributor Network)

By at 31 January, 2013, 3:11 pm

COMMENTARY | New York Yankees albatross Alex Rodriguez seems prepared for a high stakes battle over his baseball future and personal fortune. He’s got a high-priced lawyer and a high-priced public relations firm and doesn’t seem to be going anywhere.

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Hawkins signs minor-league deal with Mets (The SportsXchange)

By at 31 January, 2013, 2:50 pm

The New York Mets signed reliever LaTroy Hawkins to a minor-league deal that includes an invitation to Spring Training, according to a USA Today report.

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Mets sign RHP LaTroy Hawkins to minor league deal (The Associated Press)

By at 31 January, 2013, 2:10 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets have signed right-hander LaTroy Hawkins to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

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Sandy Alderson and the Mets Baseball Ops Explain the Facts of Life to Season Ticket Holders

By at 31 January, 2013, 11:10 am

Last night at Citi Field Sandy Alderson, Paul DePodesta, JP Riccardi and John Ricco sat down for a Q & A session with Mets season tickets holders.  Of the season ticket holders in attendance were the first couple of Mets Blogdom Ed Leyro and Taryn Cooper.  On Ed’s Studious Metsimus site he gives a recap of the […]

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Alex Rodriguez Could Have Been the New York Mets’ Mess (Yahoo! Contributor Network)

By at 30 January, 2013, 8:28 pm

COMMENTARY | Considering what’s transpired with the franchise over the years, isn’t it feasible to think that the drama surrounding Alex Rodriguez could very well have been the New York Mets’ problem?

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Marcum and Mets finalize one-year deal (The Associated Press)

By at 30 January, 2013, 5:52 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Shaun Marcum was excited to sign with the New York Mets because they offered him an opportunity to pitch every five days. As for replacing R.A. Dickey, that will take a team effort.

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No. 11 Yankees: With A-Rod’s future in doubt, N.Y. straddles line between contending, expiring (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 30 January, 2013, 2:16 pm

As the rest of the AL East grows younger and hungrier, the Yankees look old and brittle.

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Daniel Murphy and Mets agree at $2,925,000 (The Associated Press)

By at 29 January, 2013, 8:02 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Second baseman Daniel Murphy and the New York Mets have agreed to a one-year contract worth $2,925,000, avoiding salary arbitration.

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MLB: A-Rod, others tied to PED report; Teixeira takes Broadway stage (The SportsXchange)

By at 29 January, 2013, 7:10 pm

Major League Baseball players Alex Rodriguez, Gio Gonzalez, Nelson Cruz and Melky Cabrera are among the athletes connected to performance-enhancing drugs to appear on records from a Miami anti-aging clinic, according to a Miami New Times report.

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