New York Post
Jeremy clubbed by Cubs
Zack Wheeler can't get to the major leagues fast enough, but even after he inevitably replaces Jeremy Hefner in this rotation, the Mets will have to occasionally score runs for it to make a difference this year.
Fri May 17, 2013
Call to the Pen
Rick Ankiel's Continuing Saga
Once a promising pitcher, Rick Ankiel remade himself into a Major League outfielder and while recently cut from Houston he landed a new contract with the New York Mets.
Niese ends a bumpy stretch, beats Cards
To compensate for early exits, Jonathan Niese did some extra throwing in his bullpen session.
Tue May 14, 2013
And That Happened: Monday's scores and highlights
Braves 10, Diamondbacks 1 : Justin Upton went 4 for 5 with a homer and 2 RBI. Chris Johnson went 3 for 4 with a homer and 3 RBI.
Detroit Free Press
NL roundup: Travis Wood helps Cubs extend run
First baseman Anthony Rizzo and the Chicago Cubs agreed Monday to a $41-million, seven-year contract that could be worth up to $68 million over nine seasons.
Mon May 13, 2013
Yankees get dazzling start from 48th-round draft pick | Baseball Notebook
There wasn't enough time for the Yankees to tour the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame or do much else on their short layover here Monday.
New York Mets sign Fort Pierce native Rick Ankiel
Ankiel, who was released by the Houston Astros last Thursday, was signed by the New York Mets Monday afternoon and will Monday night's game against the Cardinals in centerfield.
Mets sign Rick Ankiel in attempt to bolster outfielder corps
Continuing the revolving door in their outfield, the Mets signed Rick Ankiel to a major-league deal on Monday.
Thu May 09, 2013
Astros release outfielder Rick Ankiel
He had been designated for assignment on Monday. When a player is designated, the team can either return him to the 40-man roster, trade him, place him on waivers or release him within 10 days.
Mon May 06, 2013
Teddy Never Wins
Astros Designate Rick Ankiel For Assignment
June 23, 2012; Baltimore, MD, USA; Washington Nationals center fielder Rick Ankiel doubles in the ninth inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
Rick Ankiel designated for assignment; Crowe, J.D. Martinez and Paredes on way up
The team designated the outfielder for assignment along with outfielder Fernando Martinez and sent infielder Brandon Laird back to Oklahoma City.
The Big Lead
The Astros Are Awful; They Better Hope All This Losing Pays Off
That, however, seems to be the plan in Houston, as the Astros transition to a) a new owner b) a new-ish general manager c) a new league and d) yet another series of uniforms.
Sun May 05, 2013
Climbing Tal's Hill
Verlander and the Tigers Get Embarrassed by Astros
Justin Verlander was feeling great coming into Sunday's game. Being the big-time, dominant starter that he is, and going up against an atrocious Astros' lineup that strikes out more than any, Verlander thought it would be no problem to mosey into Minute Maid Park and mow them down.
Fri May 03, 2013
Ankiel coming to peace with his baseball career
Rick Ankiel is still only 33. Or he's already 33. It's hard to know which way to look at it.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Albany Times Union
Schenectady's Wells with A's
The A's transferred infielder Scott Sizemore to the 60-day disabled list Monday to clear a spot on the 40-man roster.
Updated MLB Power Rankings: Where Your Team Stands After Week 3
Three weeks into the 2013 MLB season, teams now have enough games under their belts that a hot or cold start to the season may legitimately be more than just a fluke.
Sat Apr 20, 2013
Losing string continues for Indians with 3-2 loss in Houston
One need only look at the Indians going 0-for-7 with runners in scoring position to see why Houston grabbed a 3-2 decision on Friday in the first of three at Minute Maid Park.