Archive for February, 2013

Strasburg strikes out 6, Nats and Mets tie in 10 (The Associated Press)

By at 28 February, 2013, 10:37 pm

VIERA, Fla. (AP) — Stephen Strasburg’s sinker may still be a work in progress. His other pitches seem to be rounding into shape quite nicely.

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Mets LHP Feliciano OK to resume baseball activity (The Associated Press)

By at 28 February, 2013, 8:27 pm

VIERA, Fla. (AP) — New York Mets reliever Pedro Feliciano has been cleared to resume baseball activity while wearing a heart monitor.

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Even in spring, not much hope for Astros, Marlins (The Associated Press)

By at 28 February, 2013, 7:07 pm

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Spring training is supposed to be a time of hope.

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The NY Mets Search For The Diamond In The Rough

By at 28 February, 2013, 5:18 pm

I had quite a busy Mets day yesterday as I resurrected my podcast with the help of Jared Diamond of the Wall Street Journal and then calling in as guest to the Rising Apple podcast.  In between podcasts, I was fortunate enough to have been invited to a Mets Bloggers conference call with Mets GM […]

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Andres Torres out for a week with strained oblique (The Associated Press)

By at 28 February, 2013, 3:39 pm

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — San Francisco outfielder Andres Torres won’t play for Puerto Rico in the World Baseball Classic and will be sidelined for at least a week because of a strained oblique.

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Mets prospect at center of debate: Should home-plate collisions be banned? (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 28 February, 2013, 1:02 pm

The New York Mets wants to protect their prized prospect, but the correct course of action is unclear.

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National concern: Will Stephen Strasburg’s body allow him to develop an all-time body of work? (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 28 February, 2013, 11:55 am

Washington’s impressive, fragile starter is looking forward to his first full major-league season.

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Japan tries make it 3 WBC titles in a row (The Associated Press)

By at 28 February, 2013, 8:04 am

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — They’ll play in the Far East and the Far West – and in the Caribbean, too. Wherever they are, Miguel Cabrera and R.A. Dickey and dozens of All-Stars in the World Baseball Classic know the team to beat: two-time WBC winner Japan.

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Gardenhire, Girardi, Manuel facing the pressure (The Associated Press)

By at 28 February, 2013, 4:02 am

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have had all of two managers over the last quarter-century, so it’s a bit startling to see Ron Gardenhire beginning the last year of his contract, his job seemingly on the line after back-to-back seasons of …

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