1. Francisco Rodriguez, Mets Pitching Looks Impressive, Shut-out Cardinals, 3-0

    The New York Mets saw a lot of things to like from their pitchers in a 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals today...

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  2. New York Mets: Oliver Perez Shows Improvement in Second Start, Fans Hate It

    The New York Mets defeated the St. Louis Cardinals today 3-0 behind RBI from David Wright, Ike Davis and Daniel Murphy. Murphy, making his first start at second base this Spring, finished the game 1-for-3 and looked good in the field...

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  3. New York Mets: Left-Handed Pitching Options Prove Ineffective Against Righties

    It's still early in spring training, so a lot can change, but we've seen a few games now and can finally start making some statements based on evidence rather than speculation. In three games so far, the Mets are 1-1-1...

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  4. New York Yankees: Dellin Betances Dazzles in Debut, but Why No Shot at Rotation?

    Spring training is the time of year when teams look to find answers for their biggest questions. Few teams enter camp with the majority of their players locked in. The New York Yankees are one of those few...

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  5. New York Mets: Carlos Beltran, Second Base, and Other Spring Training News

    Spring Training got underway this weekend when the New York Mets opened their slate of games with two against the Atlanta Braves and one against the University of Michigan Wolverines...

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  6. Miguel Cabrera: Treatment Is First, but Cabrera Can't Slug His Way to Redemption

    It's impossible to judge Miguel Cabrera . During a news conference yesterday, last season's runner-up for the AL MVP award expressed regret and was apologetic for his actions that ...

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  7. St. Louis Cardinals: 5 Reasons The Cards Can Still Contend Without Wainwright

    The injury to Adam Wainwright's elbow will officially require Tommy John surgery, ending his season and severely damaging the Cardinals' chances at an NL Central title...

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  8. New York Mets: 10 Bold Predictions for the 2011 Season

    There isn't a lot to look forward to when it comes to the New York Mets in 2011. There are more questions than answers surrounding this team right now, and with the lawsuit stemming ...

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  9. New York Mets: Manager Collins Says Offense Is Most Important at Second Base

    New York Mets manager Terry Collins recently said that offense is the No. 1 factor when determining the Mets' second baseman for 2011. “Second base, to me, has become an enormous offensive position,” Collins said...

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  10. St. Louis Cardinals: Ace Adam Wainwright Injures Elbow, Could Miss Entire Season

    According to multiple reports, St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright injured his elbow on Monday and will return to St. Louis to be examined by team doctors...

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  11. New York Mets: Ike Davis Starts Spring Training With a Lot to Prove in 2011

    The 2010 season probably doesn't rank very high on the list of great seasons in Mets history. The Mets finished the season 79-83, fourth in the NL East, with their ace, Johan Santana, on the disabled list...

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  12. New York Mets: Plenty Of Bullpen Options, But Is There Any Talent to Be Found?

    Earlier his offseason, I wrote that the New York Mets bullpen was a bigger question mark than the starting rotation...

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  13. New York Yankees' Joba the Gut: Weight Doesn't Boost Confidence in Chamberlain

    When Joba Chamberlain reported to spring training, he was noticeably heavier. Even Yankees GM Brian Cashman said "Joba's obviously heavier. Let's just leave it at that...

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  14. New York Yankees: Albert Pujols in Pinstripes? Fuhgeda-Bout It!

    The noon deadline came and passed without a deal. For now, it seems as though Albert Pujols will become a free agent at the end of the 2011 season. The St. Louis Cardinals exercised their $16 million option on Pujols earlier this offseason...

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  15. Deadline Day: St. Louis Cardinals and Albert Pujols to End Discussions

    The St. Louis Cardinals and first baseman Albert Pujols will let today's noon deadline pass, ending contract negotiations between the two sides and sending Pujols into free agency...

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  16. If CC Sabathia Opts Out, the New York Mets Have To Go After Him

    When the New York Yankees signed pitcher CC Sabathia to a seven-year, $161 million contract, they included opt-out clauses in each of the first three years of the deal...

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  17. New York Mets: Oliver Perez Intent On Joining Rotation, What Are His Chances?

    When Oliver Perez arrived at the Mets' Spring Training camp yesterday, he told manager Terry Collins that he wants to be successful again, to make the playoffs and regain some of the magic he had back in 2006...

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  18. Oakland A's: Are Offensive Upgrades Enough To Give Them the AL West This Season?

    The issues surrounding the Oakland A's aren't difficult to figure out. Overall, they're probably the easiest team to analyze. Why didn't the A's win the AL West last season? Simple: They had no offense...

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  19. San Francisco Giants: Can the Starting Rotation Expect a Decline in 2011?

    A lot is expected of the San Francisco Giants this season. After riding their tremendous starting rotation into the postseason and an eventual World Series title, Giants fans are expecting much of the same...

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  20. Could Adrian Gonzalez Manage 100 Extra-Base Hits for Boston Red Sox?

    After the Boston Red Sox acquired Adrian Gonzalez from the San Diego Padres for prospects, anyone who does projections for the upcoming season has been salivating at the thought of what Gonzalez will do at Fenway Park...

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  21. New York Yankees: Who Will Form the Next "Core Four?"

    With the retirement of Andy Pettitte, the New York Yankees' fabled "Core Four" is now a "Core Three," which isn't nearly as catchy...

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  22. Robinson Cano: How Much Is New York Yankees Second Baseman Worth?

    Coming off a career season, New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano has hired agent-to-the-stars, Scott Boras, with a big payday in 2014 on his mind. Yes, I know what you're thinking: "That's three years away...

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  23. New York Mets: Picard Lawsuit Against The Wilpons Just Doesn't Add Up

    As we've all heard by now, the New York Mets, specifically principal owner Fred Wilpon and his son-in-law, Saul Katz, are being sued by Irving H...

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  24. New York Yankees: Andy Pettitte's Retirement Doesn't Change Anything

    After 16 seasons, 13 with the New York Yankees , Andy Pettitte has announced his retirement, ending any speculation he'll pitch in 2011...

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  25. New York Mets: 11 Biggest Questions Heading Into 2011

    There is no team in baseball faced with as much uncertainty as the New York Mets. What started out as concerns about health and starting pitching have degraded into whether they even have enough money to keep the team afloat...

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