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Rosario hopes to follow Reyes' path for Mets

MLB.com Updated Jan 14 (yesterday)
As Amed Rosario develops from an intriguing prospect to one of baseball's best, he has leaned at various points along the way on a few people in particular.
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  • Mets Sign Six, Including Jacob deGrom and Matt Harvey, to One-Year Deals

    nytimes.com Jan 13 (3 days ago)
    Wilmer Flores, who made $526,000 in 2016, remained unsigned after Friday’s deadline and will head to an arbitration hearing.
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  • Braves avoid arbitration with Vizcaino, Krol

    MLB.com Jan 13 (3 days ago)
    The Braves avoided this year's salary arbitration hearing process when they reached agreements with right-handed reliever Arodys Vizcaino and left-handed reliever Ian Krol just before Friday afternoon's deadline.
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  • Nats settle with Harper, all other arb-eligibles

    MLB.com Jan 13 (3 days ago)
    The Nationals avoided any arbitration hearings this offseason after agreeing to terms with all four of their arbitration-eligible players on Friday.
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  • Marlins avoids arbitration with Ramos, 4 others

    MLB.com Jan 13 (3 days ago)
    The Marlins avoided arbitration with five of their six eligible players on Friday, including All-Stars A.J. Ramos and Marcell Ozuna. But the club was unable to reach agreement with right-hander David Phelps prior to the 1 p.m. ET salary exchange deadlin…
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  • Fireballer Steckenrider eager for shot at bigs

    MLB.com Jan 13 (3 days ago)
    When Spring Training begins on Feb. 14, hard-throwing reliever Drew Steckenrider will get his first taste of big league camp. The right-hander, ranked by MLBPipeline.com as the Marlins' 18th overall prospect, is trending toward reaching the Majors at so…
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  • Mets May Keep Outfielders Jay Bruce and Curtis Granderson

    nytimes.com Jan 12 (4 days ago)
    Although the team has an outfield logjam, General Manager Sandy Alderson said he had not ruled out holding on to Bruce and Granderson.
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  • Ringolsby: Payoff for long-term deals a mixed bag

    MLB.com Jan 12 (4 days ago)
    From Wayne Garland and the Indians in 1976 to Giancarlo Stanton and the Marlins in 2015, there have been 14 players sign contracts with guarantees of 10 or more seasons, eight of them in the current decade. The payoffs for the investments have been mixe…
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  • Duda, Mets avoid arbitration with 1-year deal

    MLB.com Jan 12 (4 days ago)
    The Mets and first baseman Lucas Duda avoided arbitration by agreeing to terms on a one-year contract for 2017, the club announced on Thursday. The deal is worth $7.25 million, according to MLB Network Insider Jon Heyman.
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  • Source: Galvis, Phillies agree to one-year deal

    MLB.com Jan 12 (4 days ago)
    A source told MLB.com on Thursday afternoon that the Phillies and Freddy Galvis have agreed to a one-year, $4.35 million contract to avoid salary arbitration.
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  • Peterson among Braves' 2017 bench options

    MLB.com Jan 12 (4 days ago)
    With Mallex Smith no longer available as an insurance option if center fielder Ender Inciarte is sidelined for an extended period, the Braves have something else to think about as they fill the final spots on their bench.
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  • Braves unveil plans for Hank Aaron Terrace

    MLB.com Jan 12 (4 days ago)
    When fans make their first visit to SunTrust Park this year, they will have the opportunity to see the various ways the Braves have attempted to preserve Hank Aaron's legacy and historical accomplishments via tributes constructed throughout their new ba…
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  • Around the Horn: Mets confident in corner vets

    MLB.com Jan 12 (4 days ago)
    With pitchers and catchers scheduled to report to Port St. Lucie, Fla., by Feb. 12, it's time to dissect the Mets' 2017 roster. This is the second of a six-part Around the Horn series taking a position-by-position look at projected starters and backups …
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  • Marlins may try Realmuto at first vs. southpaws

    MLB.com Jan 12 (4 days ago)
    In J.T. Realmuto, the Marlins believe they have a cornerstone player and a future All-Star. He is one of the most athletic catchers in the Majors, and he's an emerging leader on a team that hopes to be in postseason contention in 2017.
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  • Braves deal Smith, Simmons for 2 lefty prospects

    MLB.com Jan 11 (5 days ago)
    Mallex Smith's tenure with the Braves concluded on Wednesday afternoon, when he and right-handed reliever Shae Simmons were traded to the Mariners in exchange for left-handed pitching prospects Luiz Gohara and Thomas Burrows.
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  • Smith heads list of Mets' 13 NRI additions

    MLB.com Jan 11 (5 days ago)
    First baseman Dominic Smith, the Mets' second-ranked prospect, highlights a list of 13 non-roster players the Mets have invited to big league Spring Training.
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  • MLB announces 2017 Spring Training schedule

    MLB.com Jan 11 (5 days ago)
    Edwin Encarnacion will move to the Cactus League and Chris Sale will get ready in the Grapefruit League. The Astros and Nationals will share a new home called The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches. The World Baseball Classic will intervene once again, and th…
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  • Nats retain Minors staffs, adjust strength coaches

    MLB.com Jan 11 (5 days ago)
    Valuing stability throughout the organization, especially as their top prospects rise through the system, the Nationals retained their Minor League managers and their entire coaching staffs for the 2017 season.
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  • Around the Horn: New approach for rotation

    MLB.com Jan 11 (5 days ago)
    The absence is so glaring, and the sense of loss is so immense, but the Marlins are now prepared to push forward in 2017 with a rotation that no longer has All-Star ace Jose Fernandez.
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  • No. 1 pick Mickey Moniak's name is tattooed on his friend thanks to a bet

    yahoo.com Jan 11 (5 days ago)
    Mickey Moniak, the Philadelphia Phillies’ first overall selection in 2016 MLB draft, smiles during a baseball news conference, knowing that his friend will have to get his signature tattooed on his behind. (AP Photo) When you want to celebrate an import…
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  • Freeman plans to honor mom, play for Canada

    MLB.com Jan 10 (6 days ago)
    Freddie Freeman was born and raised in Orange County, Calif. He's spent his entire Major League career with the Atlanta Braves and he resides in Georgia. But when the World Baseball Classic commences in a little less than two months, he's likely to be i…
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  • Arbitration deadline looms for 6 core Marlins

    MLB.com Jan 10 (6 days ago)
    A busy offseason has quieted for the Marlins on the free-agent-signing front, but by the end of the week, the organization will be faced with handling some internal business.
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  • Finger injury to sideline Scherzer for WBC

    MLB.com Jan 9 (7 days ago)
    Though he was scheduled and excited to participate, Max Scherzer will sit out this year's World Baseball Classic due to a stress fracture in the knuckle of his right ring finger, the Nationals announced Monday.
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  • Around the Horn: Norris to lead Nats behind plate

    MLB.com Jan 9
    With the start of Spring Training just a few weeks away, anticipation is building for the 2017 season. Pitchers and catchers are scheduled to report to West Palm Beach, Fla., by Feb.14, and it's time to break down the Nationals' roster.
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  • Inciarte's game-saving grab among '17 bobbleheads

    MLB.com Jan 9
    One of Ender Inciarte's highlight catches and Dansby Swanson's hair style will be the focus of two of the five bobblehead giveaways the Braves will provide the first 20,000 fans who attend select Friday home games during the upcoming season.
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  • WBC preview: Breaking down Team Canada

    MLB.com Jan 7
    Team Canada won't have an easy path to the final round of the 2017 World Baseball Classic, sharing Pool C with the defending champion Dominican Republic, the United States and Colombia at Marlins Park in Miami.
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  • Bryce Harper remains a very strong and determined human being

    yahoo.com Jan 7
    Bryce Harper could turn back into a beast next year. (Getty Images) Death, taxes and Bryce Harper workout videos. These are the only three things you can truly count on in life. The Washington Nationals outfielder is at it again this winter, showing off…
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  • Video - Giancarlo Stanton: Face Of The National League 03:45

    Giancarlo Stanton: Face Of The National League

    Mar 17
    Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton's season was cut short after taking a pitch to the side of the face in September. Stanton steps back to the plate, unfazed -- with a new $325 million contract and a specially designed face shield.
  • Video - Gee, Wheeler React To TJ Surgery News 01:51

    Gee, Wheeler React To TJ Surgery News

    Mar 17
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  • Video - Mets Fall To Red Sox 00:28

    Mets Fall To Red Sox

    Mar 16
    Matt Harvey allowed three hits over four scoreless innings for his second strong start following elbow surgery, but the Mets lost to the Red Sox 4-3.
  • Video - Matt Harvey Day, Part 2 03:41

    Matt Harvey Day, Part 2

    Mar 11
    Adam Rubin delivers Wednesday news from Mets camp, including Matt Harvey's second Grapefruit League outing and Dillon Gee getting acclimated to a relief role.