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Yesterday | Wall Street Journal

Is the National League Just Inferior?

If new MLB commissioner Rob Manfred decides to rethink the All-Star Game, one option would be to award World Series home-field advantage to the league that wins the interleague season series.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League, Baseball Players

Friday | Amazin' Avenue

Mets Morning News: Dilson up, d'Arnaud out... in left field? Oy vey

New York was shut down by Mike Minor and fell to the Braves 6-1. Jon Niese was solid with thee runs allowed in 7.1 innings, but the Mets managed just four knocks all night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Jonny Venters, Daniel Murphy, Travis D'Arnaud, Major League Baseball, New York Mets

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Rant Sports

Curtis Granderson Has Not Lived Up To Expectations With New York Mets in 2014

The New York Mets made somewhat of a splash this offseason when they inked former New York Yankees outfielder Curtis Granderson to a four-year, $60 million contract, with the hopes that he could be an answer in what was a depleted outfield.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, David Wright

Tue Aug 26, 2014

New York Post

With 90-win dream dead, will Mets ever snap this spiral?

Mets GM Sandy Alderson's 90-win goal ... mandate ... challenge -- whatever you want to call it -- will wind up with the team closer to 90 losses.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Jenrry Mejia, Bartolo Colon

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Tomahawk Take

The Atlanta Braves/Chicago Cubs trade that almost was

Jun 3, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Braves center fielder B.J. Upton walks into the dugout in the fourth inning against the Seattle Mariners at Turner Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, B.J. Upton, Baseball Players, Daniel Schlereth, Matt Joyce, Daniel Hudson

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Double G Sports

The Wilmer Flores Experiement Will Not Work

With as many slings and arrows as Ruben Tejada has received over the last two seasons from everyone from the New York Mets' front office to us lowly columnists at Double G Sports, it is becoming more readily apparent each day that Tejada is still the most qualified shortstop on the Mets roster, and that the answer is not Wilmer Flores.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Ruben Tejada, Wilmer Flores, David Wright, Daniel Murphy

Thu Aug 21, 2014

BleacherReport

MLB's All-Offseason Acquisition Bust Team for 2014

That certainly would have been sound advice for the general managers who signed and traded for the players who populate the roster on the MLB All-Offseason Bust Team for 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, New York Yankees, Brian Roberts, Baseball Players, Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Amazin' Avenue

Curtis Granderson's struggles come at a steep price

The Mets promised they would spend money to improve their club after the 2013 season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jason Bay, Major League Baseball, New York Mets

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Veteran mentor is high on Cubs' shopping list

By now, anybody who follows the Cubs has heard the front office's vow to aggressively pursue pitching over the next two winters to catch up to the quality of young Cubs hitters believed to be coming down the pipeline.

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Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Aramis Ramirez

Mon Aug 18, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Cyndi Lauper, Richard Gere and New York Yankees Join Forces on HENRY...

The animated feature film Henry & Me, a baseball-themed tale of a young cancer-stricken boy's magical and life-changing experience with New York Yankees old and new, features an all-star line-up of voices including Richard Gere , Cyndi Lauper , Chazz Palminteri , Lucie Arnaz , and Paul Simon , also includes Yankee greats Mariano Rivera, Reggie ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Mariano Rivera, Jorge Posada, CC Sabathia, Mark Teixeira

New Jersey Herald

Rookie Montero sharp, but Mets lose to Cubs in 9th inning

Anthony Smith knows how to adapt. It seems to be his specialty.The kid from Dover adapted to life as a Pope John High School student.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jenrry Mejia, Starlin Castro, Brett Gardner, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, Derek Jeter

Sun Aug 17, 2014

NJ.com

Federovitch: Mets make unusual choice in bringing back Collins

This was a question on the minds of many this week, when reporter Jon Heyman revealed that the club will likely bring back the skipper for 2015, another remarkable bit of disconnect between a desperate fan base and its front office.

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Related Topix: Sports, Lucas Duda, Baseball Players, Troy Tulowitzki, Carlos Gonzalez

Sat Aug 16, 2014

New York Yankees

Yankees fighting, but running out of time

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Alex Cobb, Baseball Players, National League, National League East, Mark Teixeira, New York Yankees

Fri Aug 15, 2014

BleacherReport

Odds of Each Big MLB Name That Cleared Waivers Being Traded

The July 31 MLB non-waiver trade deadline is in the past, meaning that clubs can only improve their rosters through an August waiver trade .

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Josh Beckett

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Seattle Mariners

Jackson unsure how he'll be greeted in Motown return

On July 31, Tigers manager Brad Ausmus replaced center fielder Austin Jackson in the seventh inning while White Sox second baseman Gordon Beckham was in the middle of his at-bat.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Austin Jackson, Gordon Beckham, Dustin Ackley, Abraham Almonte

Wed Aug 13, 2014

NJ.com

Division-leading Nationals show Mets how far a powerful lineup can go

The power showcase from the night before still lingering around Citi Field, Terry Collins spoke Wednesday about the Washington Nationals' muscular lineup with a hint of admiration.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Washington Nationals, Baseball Players

Mon Aug 11, 2014

CBS Sports

Granderson, Niese clear waivers, can be dealt

Veteran Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson and lefthander Jonathon Niese have both cleared waivers, according to sources, and both players are now eligible to be traded to any team.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jonathon Niese, Baseball Players, Bartolo Colon, Tyler Skaggs

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Sports Media 101

MLB Trade Rumors: Mets Place Curtis Granderson on Revocable Waivers; Unlikely to Be Dealt

Yankees 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the New York Yankees as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Fister, LaRoche lead Nationals over Mets 6-1

Washington Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth catches a fly ball hit by New York Mets' Curtis Granderson during the first inning of a baseball game at Nationals Park Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Washington.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Danny Espinosa, Jayson Werth, Washington Nationals, Jonathon Niese

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Extra points: National thoughts on trade; how we'll remember Jackson

Detroit's biggest concern now is who gets bumped from the playoff rotation and who matches up best against A's starters .'

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Rick Porcello, Max Scherzer, Justin Verlander

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