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  • Wagner on horizon? Tatis at second?

     
    Those were a couple of the topics covered this morning in Jerry Manuel's daily briefing with reporters at Great American Ball Park. Here's the rundown: -- No K-Rod today. J.J. Putz will handle the closer duties for the series finale......
  • Peavy, Pedro or Sheets

     
    Take your pick. I'm joining the howling ranks of Mets Nation this morning in saying that the biggest priority for this team come mid-July (or earlier) will be trading for -- or signing -- some help for the rotation. I......
  • Putz to have elbow surgery (updated - again)

     
    As Billy Wagner might say, "Shocker." J.J. Putz was destined for surgery as soon he left the team for New York, and now the demoted set-up man will indeed have an operation to take care of the bone spur in......
  • First round preview

     
    So here we are again, late in the season with the dreaded Red Sox hovering. It seems clear now, barring a complete collapse in the final 19 games, that the Angels' three-game series in Boston that begins tonight will be......
  • Red Sox set roster for series

     
    The Red Sox this morning announced their playoff roster. Their bullpen is so deep that Manny Delcarmen, who was on the mound when Erick Aybar failed to get down that squeeze bunt in Game 4 last year, is not among......
  • Angels join Dodgers in Final Four with stunning comeback

     
    Maybe Boston was tempting fate by having Dave Henderson throw out the ceremonial first pitch. Down 5-2 with two innings to go in Game 3 of their American League Division Series, the Angels floored the Red Sox with two runs......
  • Angels snubbed in All-Star final vote

     
    The host Angels got the minimum one player on the All-Star roster -- center fielder Torii Hunter -- and no players among the five chosen for the "Final Vote." Each league nominates five players for the "Final Vote," with the......
  • Joey Votto, Nick Swisher win final All-Star roster spots.... Swisher? Really?

     
    Some cynics, perhaps particularly in Boston, might say there was good news and bad news today on the All-Star front. The good news: Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto was chosen by fans for the final National League roster spot......
  • A Rumble in the Bronx

     
    How's this for timing? The Mets, in the midst of what already seems like their 10th crisis this season, must now deal with the Subway Series, a media-fueled spectacle that is the last thing they need at the moment. Before......