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Ron Darling, Gary Cohen and Keith Hernandez will play major roles on SNY's expanded NY Mets pregameUpdated Jan 19 Share Tweet
Those viewers wanting more of Keith Hernandez , Ron Darling and Gary Cohen will have their wish fulfilled this season. Well-embedded moles say SportsNet New York will be adding a new “pre” pregame studio show prominently featuring the three crooners.
Washington Nationals spending what it takes to make sure National League-era of D.C. baseball is a winning oneUpdated Jan 19 Share TweetIn its first two baseball incarnations, as “Old Fox” Clark Griffith’s “on the shoestring” Senators from the ’20s to the ’50s, and then as their incompetently-run expansion successors from 1961-71, Washington was said to be “first in war, fSource: nydailynews.com
Davey ready to deal with surplus of bullpen 'aces'Updated Jan 19 Share TweetManager Davey Johnson was in Africa when he received a text message from general manager Mike Rizzo earlier this week that the Nationals had signed closer Rafael Soriano to a two-year, $28 million contract.
Marlins close to inking Downs to Minors dealUpdated Jan 19 Share TweetMore infield depth with big league experience could be joining the Marlins in Spring Training. Miami is close to signing Matt Downs to a Minor League contract with an invitation to big league camp.
Mets swap salary proposals with Davis, MurphyUpdated Jan 19 Share TweetThe Mets swapped 2013 salary proposals with first baseman Ike Davis and second baseman Daniel Murphy, the club's lone remaining arbitration-eligible players, ahead of Friday's deadline to do so.