MLB

Sandy Alderson: New York Mets may be buyers at trade deadline

Entering the 2014 MLB season, the New York Mets’ $89 million payroll ranked 22nd in the big leagues, and more than $100 million less than their cross-city rivals, the New York Yankees. Despite the team’s recent frugality, though, general manager … Continued

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A tale of first pitches: Gary reflects after 50 Cent misses juuuust a bit outside

Five years ago, on May 9, 2009, Gary Dell’Abate lived his “worst nightmare,” as Howard Stern put it, tossing “the most embarrassing ceremonial first pitch in baseball history” at a New York Mets game. (In case you forgot - we know you … Continued

SPORTS

Mad Blog Unleashed: Jays and J’s!

Blue Jays manager John Gibbons joined the Mad Dog Unleashed program this week. The Blue Jays have been white hot, recently winning nine straight, including sweeps of the Red Sox, A’s, and Rays. The Toronto skipper talked about why things … Continued

SPORTS

Schein on Sports: Week in review and a weekend preview (5/27-5/30)

Everything you need to know heading into the weekend in the world of sports. Pop. Sizzle. Over the last few years, Pacers shooting guard Lance Stephenson has made a habit of playing mind games with four-time NBA MVP LeBron James. Before Game … Continued

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Carlos Torres unimpressed by Yasiel Puig

Yasiel Puig‘s diving catch against the New York Mets was the talk of baseball last week, even prompting praise from the New York Mets Twitter account. (GIF via SB Nation) Puig’s acrobatics failed to charm Mets reliever Carlos Torres, though, … Continued

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Mookie Wilson thinks he would’ve beat Buckner to the bag

When you hear Mookie Wilson or Bill Buckner‘s name, you typically think of one moment in baseball history: But what if Buckner had fielded that ground ball cleanly? Would the Boston Red Sox had gone on to win the game? … Continued

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New York Mets 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Port St. Lucie, Florida, on Tuesday as Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin visited with the New York Mets. [gallery type="rectangular" ids="19327,19788,19789,19785,19787,19784,19786"] New York Mets 2014 outlook The offseason got off to a slow … Continued

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MLB Network Radio Spring Training Tour recaps

MLB Network Radio visited all 30 teams in March in 20 days. Click on your team’s Spring Training logo for the camp recap and check out the photo wall for pics from throughout the tour! Team Recaps AL East AL Central … Continued

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Phillie Phanatic goes hard on Marlins, Braves, kisses Mike Ferrin

What happens when you ask the Phillie Phanatic for his National League East preview? Well, you get a few raspberries, a goofy “tomahawk chop,” and a little Phanatic-on-Ferrin action. Video that will make your Monday a whole lot better: Mike … Continued

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Curtis Granderson talks Yankees-Mets rivalry

After waiting patiently for GM Sandy Alderson to makeover Omar Minaya’s team the past three years, Mets fans came into the 2013 offseason with high expectations, hoping for the team to make splash. Last week, Alderson rewarded those fans, signing … Continued