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  • SI makes Omar bulletproof again

     
    With the Mets coming off two straight collapses, we've spent plenty of time trying to assign blame. The players? Manager? GM? Ownership? Black cats? Broken mirrors? But at the start of the season, when the Mets are considered a favorite......
  • 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......
  • Gameday Live 40: Yankees at Rays

     
    Hey Yankee fans! After Monday???s 7-1 loss to Tampa Bay (22-16), Chien-Ming Wang will try to get the Yankees (19-20) back on track by snapping the Rays franchise-record 10-game home winning streak. The 28-year-old right-hander is 6-1 on the season......
  • Mets Trade Billy Wagner, Lose Santana For Year

    Mets Trade Billy Wagner, Lose Santana For Year
    Johan Santana needs surgery for bone chips in his left elbow and the star pitcher is out for the season, the latest blow to a New York Mets team battered by injuries. The team said their 30-year-old ace is expected to be ready for spring training next...