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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Wild seventh inning gives Mets edge over Phillies

    Wild seventh inning gives Mets edge over Phillies
    NEW YORK — Right-hander Jacob deGrom tossed seven strong innings Friday night to pick up the win after the New York Mets scored three unearned runs in bizarre fashion in the bottom of the seventh inning of a 4-1 victory over the Philadelphia...
  • 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...
  • Mets bomb Kendrick, bullpen in 11-2 win over Phillies

    Mets bomb Kendrick, bullpen in 11-2 win over Phillies
    NEW YORK -- Daniel Murphy has authored a tutorial for the younger members of the New York Mets on how to survive early career hiccups and emerge as a reliable regular. Now the All-Star second baseman has to hope he can remain around long enough to see the...
  • Chile derrota a Haití, 1-0, en amistoso disputado en Fort Lauderdale

    Fútbol> Chile gana con apuros a Haití, 1-0 FORT LAUDERDALE — La selección de Chile obtuvo el martes un deslucido triunfo ante Haití con un gol del joven debutante Juan Delgado, que jugó su primer partido como titular en la Roja en un amistoso...
  • Matt Harvey has torn ligament, could need Tommy John surgery

    Matt Harvey has torn ligament, could need Tommy John surgery
    Matt Harvey has a partially torn ligament in his right elbow, an injury the New York Mets' young ace hopes will not require surgery. Harvey and General manager Sandy Alderson both say they we're shocked when they were given the results of the MRI...
  • Baseball to eliminate home plate collisions by 2015

    Baseball to eliminate home plate collisions by 2015
    Remember all those time Mike Scioscia blocked the plate when he was with the Dodgers? The time Jack Clark almost knocked him unconscious when barreling over him during a Dodgers-Cardinals game? The time Dave Parker blasted into Steve Yeager (who held onto...
  • Power rankings: No. 25 Mets

    Power rankings: No. 25 Mets
    Bernie Madoff, meet Ruben Tejada. Ruben Tejada, meet Bernie Madoff. Mets fans, meet your future until your swindled owner, Fred Wilpon, is replaced by someone who has the financial might Wilpon had when he and Nelson Doubleday bought the team from...