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  • Mets GM Sandy Alderson Defends Team's Use Of Pitcher Zach Wheeler

    Mets GM Sandy Alderson Defends Team's Use Of Pitcher Zach Wheeler
    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson defended the team's handling of pitcher Zack Wheeler, who is expected to miss the 2015 season because of a torn elbow ligament. The 24-year-old right-hander made 32 starts and...
  • On The Fly: New Commissioner, New Pete Rose Plea

    On The Fly: New Commissioner, New Pete Rose Plea
    Pete Rose, 73, still wants back in baseball, and he has formally asked for forgiveness. Rose submitted a request to be reinstated to MLB commissioner Rob Manfred, who says he'll review the Dowd report and everything else that led to then-commissioner Bart...
  • Mets May Lose Wheeler To Elbow Injury

    Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler has a torn elbow ligament, a blow to a team hoping to compete for the playoffs following Matt Harvey's return from Tommy John surgery. Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said Wheeler has a complete tear, all but guaranteeing...
  • Mets' Zach Wheeler Likely Facing Tommy John Surgery; Would Miss Season

    FORT MYERS, Fla. — Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler has a torn elbow ligament, a blow to a team hoping to compete for the playoffs following Matt Harvey's return from Tommy John surgery. Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said Wheeler has a complete...
  • History says $100 million pitchers must produce results fast

    History says $100 million pitchers must produce results fast
    Max Scherzer and Jon Lester might as well have neon-green dollar signs stamped all over their uniforms and caps when spring training opens next week. Their careers were redefined this offseason when they joined baseball's elite echelon of $100 million...
  • Boring: Major League Baseball's non-descript 2014

    More than six months after it began with a splash in Australia, baseball's 2014 regular-season grind comes to a close Sunday. Barring a spectacular October, it wasn't a particularly memorable year by any stretch of the imagination. Strikeouts...
  • Dodgers prove once again money isn't everything

     Dodgers prove once again money isn't everything
    While the Dodgers were adding one of those new-age, rock-star executives to their front office last week, naming Rays general manager Andrew Friedman their new president of baseball operations, the archrival Giants were busy winning their third pennant in...
  • Bud Selig moves to speed up pace of play

    Efforts to speed up the pace of play in Major League Baseball have intensified as Commissioner Bud Selig has challenged a new committee to find ways to shorten the average time of a game. Three seasons ago, seven MLB teams averaged over three hours a...
  • Braves fire Frank Wren as GM

    Braves fire Frank Wren as GM
    In their first major off-the-field firing since 1990, the Atlanta Braves on Monday dismissed Frank Wren as general manager less than 24 hours after being eliminated from the National League playoff race. John Hart, the former Cleveland and Texas general...
  • Selig, MLB renew effort to speed up games

    Selig, MLB renew effort to speed up games
    Major League Baseball has renewed efforts to improve pace of play before retiring commissioner Bud Selig steps down. The length of games has skyrocketed in recent years. As recently as 2011, only seven MLB teams averaged more than three hours per game....
  • Memorials Piling Up In Yankees' Monument Park

    On the day Derek Jeter passed Honus Wagner for sixth place on the all-time hits list — the 3,431st of the Yankee captain's career — we pose a question: Really, don't you think the Yankees need to slow down these ceremonies awarding plaques...