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Sports Media 101
New York Yankees Interested in Joel Hanrahan; Attended Throwing Showcase on Thursday
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
New York Mets Need to Sign RP Joel Hanrahan
Free-agent pitcher Joel Hanrahan worked out for a number of teams Thursday after having Tommy John surgery last May. He is typically a pitcher who can hit high 90s with his fastball, but Hanrahan only hit 93 mph on Thursday.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
New York Mets: Would a 7-Inning Game Actually Make a Difference?
The New York Mets have shown they can put runs on the board in 2014. They've scored first in a contest 10 times, while holding a lead at some point in 14 of their 15 games.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Juan Lagares Must Be Completely Healthy Before Returning To New York Mets
Although the New York Mets broke out the bats Monday night in their 7-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks , the injury to Juan Lagares is what everyone is talking about.
New York Daily News
Baseball Insider: Yankees' Kelley opens up on Tommy John recovery
Of the mini-truths that have revealed themselves so far this season -- managers are annoyed by instant replay, no one understands the new rules on blocking the plate, Carlos Beltran the first baseman prays to God that grounders will find another infielder -- perhaps the clearest has been that Tommy John surgery is a darker, riskier topic than we ... (more)
Detroit Free Press
Motor City Bengals: Catching up with last year's Detroit Tigers castoffs
Matt Pelc is editor for the Detroit Tigers blog Motor City Bengals . His opinions do not necessarily reflect those of the Detroit Free Press nor its writers.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Jose Valverde and Kyle Farnsworth, back end of Mets bullpen, relying on command not velocity
Jose Valverde is no longer throwing in the mid-90s like he did in Detroit but has still been effective this season.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Crowd of scouts expected for RP Hanrahan showcase
Former All-Star reliever Joel Hanrahan , attemtping a return from Tommy John surgery, should expect a big crowd of scouts when he throws for teams Thursday in Tampa.
New York Mets' Bullpen Recovers After Jose Valverde's Blown Save
The offseason signing of former Detroit Tigers closer Jose Valverde seemed like an incredibly wise move for the New York Mets by general manager Sandy Alderson after closer Bobby Parnell went down with an injury that requires Tommy John surgery, and will keep him out for the rest of the season.
Faith and Fear in Flushing
2:04 in the Morning Came Without a Warning
Faith and Fear in Flushing made its debut on Feb. 16, 2005, the brainchild of two longtime friends and lifelong Met fans.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Kyle Farnsworth getting second chance in Mets' bullpen
At the plate stood perhaps the most feared hitter of this generation, Albert Pujols, with the bases loaded in a tie game Friday night.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
The Newark Star-Ledger
Mets fall to Angels 5-4 as bullpen stretches to its limit
At the beginning of this season, the Mets bullpen was maligned. When Bobby Parnell was lost for the season, it seemed that it would spiral further away.
5 Early-Season Questions the New York Mets Will Have to Answer
Yes, it's early on in the 2014 regular season. And, yes, there's still lots of baseball to play - a whole summer, in fact.
MLB Rumors: Analyzing All Early-Season Whispers, News and Speculation
The 2014 Major League Baseball season is young, but the news cycle is in midseason form.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
The Roto Authority Fantasy Baseball
Closer Updates: A's, Astros, Cubbies, Jays, Mets, Redlegs, White Sox, Yanks
Jose Veras hasn't had a great start to the season and there are already rumblings that Pedro Strop should take over the closer role.
Out of necessity, Kyle Farnsworth goes from Triple-A to late inning reliever
On Opening Day, Kyle Farnsworth was a reliever in Las Vegas, holding down a role in the Mets' Triple-A bullpen.
New York Mets: Assessing the Best Internal Bullpen Options
The New York Mets ' bullpen officially took a big hit on Tuesday. The team announced on Twitter that closer Bobby Parnell underwent successful Tommy John surgery.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The Amazin' Avenue Audio Podcast: Episode 63
The Mets are winning real baseball games, and we talk about that, Jenrry Mejia, the bullpen, and some Hank Aaron trivia.
Waiver Wire: A plethora of useful parts
Coming off his best season in 2011, Bonifacio was a hot commodity on Draft Day 2012, especially since he had multiple-position eligibility.