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Harvey handles Phils, Doc as Mets cruise to victory
MLB.com Updated Apr 8, 2013
Roy Halladay, a New York nemesis for more than a decade, labored through four-plus ineffective innings, losing to the Mets for the first time since 2001. Meanwhile, Matt Harvey, a rising star, continued his assault on the National League with a brillian…Upvote Share Tweet
nytimes.com Apr 8, 2013Second baseman Daniel Murphy is hitting .308 with two home runs and six runs batted in despite being slowed before the start of the season with a strained rib-cage muscle.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Apr 8, 2013Matt Harvey threw seven impressive innings, John Buck hit a three-run homer and the New York Mets roughed up Roy Halladay in a 7-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday night.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Apr 8, 2013Justin Upton went 4 for 4, including his sixth home run, and Paul Maholm allowed one hit in seven sharp innings to help the Atlanta Braves spoil the Miami Marlins' home opener Monday by winning 2-0.Upvote Share TweetWe've talked a lot about ticket sales for the Miami Marlins' home opener in the last month. There was the short line when tickets went on the sale, the buy-one-get-one-free offers, the Groupon deal, the Little Caesars challenge. It all lead up to Monday…Upvote Share Tweet
Stayin’ classy in San Diego: Padres bullpen try out as ‘Anchormen’ (Video)yahoo.com Apr 8, 2013Your browser does not support iframes. Sweet Lincoln's mullet! Members of the San Diego Padres bullpen, in New York recently to play the Mets, took a detour to hang out with MLB Fan Cave. The result? The Padres relievers channelling Ron Burgundy in the …Upvote Share Tweetnydailynews.com Apr 8, 2013On a day Aaron Laffey, the 27-year-old journeyman lefty, had a very disconcerting outing in the rotation spot they hope Zack Wheeler will be filling in the near future, the Mets were nevertheless able to get a glimpse of a very bright future Sunday. It …Upvote Share Tweet
Harvey, Mets Top Halladay, PhilliesApr 8Matt Harvey strikes out nine over seven scoreless innings in the Mets' 7-2 win over the Phillies.
SweetSpot TV: Best/Worst OutfieldsApr 8Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield discuss the best and worst outfields in baseball.
SweetSpot TV: Pitchers Face OffApr 8Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield break down which notable pitcher on the mound today will have the better season.
Mint Condition: From The Field To Your HomeApr 8Onyx Authenticated president and owner Lance Fischer discusses how his company is able to acquire game-used baseball memorabilia, such as Miguel Cabrera batting gloves and cleats, and insert it into their products.
Peter King: Led by shaky QBs, 2013 draft might not be kind to top-10 teamsApr 8Now this could be a lot of fun.