1. New York Mets: Justin Hampson Needs a Longer Look in the Majors

    Well, it’s that time of year again. The Mets have dashed their hopes of success, fans hang their heads low and everyone grumbles that changes need to be made...

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  2. Zack Greinke: Star Pitcher's Time with Brewers Was Short but Sweet

    It’s sad and it’s a shame, but that’s the nature of baseball: Milwaukee Brewers ace starting pitcher Zack Greinke has been traded to the Los Angeles Angels in a four-player deal that nets the Brew Crew a trio of prospects...

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  3. New York Mets Release Relief Pitcher Miguel Batista

    With a slew of recent moves and signings, it appears the New York Mets are in panic mode, and Miguel Batista is the latest victim in this round of shuffling...

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  4. New York Mets Demote Catcher Mike Nickeas to Minors, Recall Rob Johnson

    In a move that should have happened months ago, the New York Mets demoted backup catcher Mike Nickeas to Triple-A Buffalo . The 29-year-old , who batted ...

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  5. Los Angeles Angels Acquire Barry Enright from Arizona Diamondbacks

    They may not have James Shields yet, but the Los Angeles Angels did bring in one new pitcher lately: On July 23, they acquired starter Barry Enright from the Arizona Diamondbacks for future considerations...

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  6. Tampa Bay Rays Acquire Third Baseman Ryan Roberts

    The Tampa Bay Rays added third baseman Ryan Roberts to their organization Tuesday , sending minor league infielder Tyler Bortnick to the Arizona Diamondbacks in return...

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  7. Houston Astros Deal Wandy Rodriguez to Pittsburgh Pirates for Prospects

    Out with the old, in with the new: The struggling Houston Astros shed another member of their pitching staff Tuesday, sending 33-year-old starting pitcher Wandy Rodriguez to the Pittsburgh Pirates for a trio of minor leaguers...

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  8. Red Sox Trade Utility Man Brent Lillibridge to Cleveland Indians

    So long, Brent Lillibridge. We hardly knew ye. After only 10 games in a Boston Red Sox uniform, the 28-year-old bench player has been traded to the Cleveland Indians for minor league relief pitcher Jose De La Torre...

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  9. New York Mets Sign 28-Year-Old Relief Pitcher Craig Hansen

    Could signing a 28-year-old relief pitcher with a career 6.34 ERA to a minor league contract help the New York Mets ’ beleaguered bullpen? At this point, it couldn't hurt...

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  10. Rafael Furcal: 2012 a Career Year for Cardinals Shortstop

    In 2010, St. Louis Cardinals ’ shortstop Rafael Furcal hit .300 for the Los Angeles Dodgers . Last year, in a season split between the Dodgers and St. Louis, his average dropped to ...

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  11. Dusty Baker: Did Reds' Manager Punch Ticket to Cooperstown with 1,500th Win?

    For a long time, I never really thought of Dusty Baker as a Hall of Fame manager—or, for that matter, as having any Hall of Fame argument at all...

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  12. Derek Jeter: 2012 a Year of Milestones for Yankees' Shortstop

    In 2011, New York Yankees ’ shortstop Derek Jeter met the big mark—he reached 3,000 hits, punching his ticket as a first-ballot Hall of Famer...

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  13. Mark Buehrle, Miami Marlins Pitcher, Reaches Important Career Milestone

    To begin his Miami Marlins career, pitcher Mark Buehrle has gotten a raw deal. Despite posting a fantastic 2.63 ERA with only three walks allowed in his first four starts, he has only one win and three losses...

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  14. Colorado Rockies: Todd Helton Quietly Reaches Notable Milestone

    Recently, Colorado Rockies star first baseman Todd Helton met an impressive milestone: He whacked his 350 th career home run. It saddened me to see that his mark did not receive much coverage, so I thought I would give it a few words...

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  15. Adrian Beltre: What 1,000 Runs Scored Means for the Texas Rangers' Third Baseman

    On April 14, Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre scored his 1,000 th career run . Oh, you didn ’t hear about it? Well, that’s to be expected...

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  16. Vernon Wells: Amid Struggles, Angels Outfielder Reaches Important Milestone

    Vernon Wells ’ tenure with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim has not been a great one. His on-base percentage is abysmal, his batting average is even worse and his slugging percentage hasn’t reached ...

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  17. Jose Reyes: Marlins Shortstop Reaches 100 Triples, a Rare Modern-Day Feat

    Though Miami Marlins shortstop Jose Reyes is off to a ho-hum start this season, he has accomplished one feat worth noting: On April 8, against the Cincinnati Reds , he hit the ...

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  18. Paul Konerko: Despite Speed Bumps, Ballplayer Reached Impressive Milestone

    It is a little hard to believe that Paul Konerko, who reached the 2,000 games played mark on April 7, has been around long enough to reach that rather elite milestone in longevity...

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  19. Carlos Lee: How 350th Career Home Run Helps the Slugger Join Elite Group

    When Houston Astros ’ slugger Carlos Lee hit his 350 th career home run on April 6, he joined an impressive cast of names who have reached that milestone...

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  20. He Played Last Year? Timo Perez and Other Former Mets Toiling in the Minors

    Ah, baseball season has begun once again, New York Mets fans. It’s another year that will surely bring us to the highest of highs and, unfortunately, the lowest of lows...

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  21. Tampa Bay Rays Sign Three to Minor League Contracts

    The Tampa Bay Rays have signed outfielder Jesus Feliciano, second baseman Will Rhymes and pitcher Romulo Sanchez to minor league contracts. Rhymes is the only member of the triumvirate to have spent time at the major league level in 2011...

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  22. Oliver Perez: Seattle Mariners Ink Pitcher to Minor League Contract

    The Seattle Mariners have signed left-handed starting pitcher Oliver Perez to a minor league contract, the team’s Web page reports ...

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  23. New York Mets: The Team's Worst Trades Since 2000, Part II

    New York Mets : The Team’s Worst Trades Since 2000, Part II After the New York Mets’ World Series run in 2000, things quickly took a turn for the worst. The 2001 squad barely finished over ...

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  24. Jorge Posada to Retire: Is New York Yankees Catcher a Hall of Famer?

    Always overshadowed by bigger names like Mike Piazza and Ivan Rodriguez during his career, one still has to wonder—did Jorge Posada do enough to merit eventual Hall of Fame ...

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  25. New York Mets: The Team's Worst Trades Since 2000, Part I

    Let’s take a trip in the Mets time machine for a moment and go back to 2000. It was a good year, all in all—the team won 94 games, had four 20-home run hitters, two 15-game winners and it went to the World Series...

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