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Morse eager to unleash the 'Beast' in Seattle

Morse eager to unleash the 'Beast' in Seattle

MLB.com Updated Jan 26, 2013
Michael Morse was flooded with memories Saturday as he set foot in Safeco Field for the first time since rejoining the club in a trade with the Nationals.
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  • Nats' Espinosa played with torn left rotator cuff

    Nats' Espinosa played with torn left rotator cuff

    ESPN.com CNNSI.com MLB.com Jan 26, 2013
    Nationals second baseman Danny Espinosa says he played with a torn rotator cuff in his left, non-throwing, shoulder late last season.
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  • Marlins hopeful Stanton settles in this spring

    Marlins hopeful Stanton settles in this spring

    MLB.com Jan 26, 2013
    Giancarlo Stanton's mindset has been a prevailing topic surrounding the Marlins since they made a blockbuster trade with the Blue Jays on Nov. 19.
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  • Introduction of Taft headlines busy NatsFest

    Introduction of Taft headlines busy NatsFest

    The Nats enter the 2013 season as the defending NL East champions and one of the best teams in the Major Leagues. Yet, one of the highlights of NatsFest, was the introduction of William Howard Taft as the fifth member of the nightly Presidents Race.
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  • Mets catcher Powell's 5-month-old daughter dies

    Mets catcher Powell's 5-month-old daughter dies

    MLB.com ESPN.com Jan 26, 2013
    One of Mets catcher Landon Powell's twin 5-month-old daughters died on Friday night following an extensive illness, the family announced on Saturday through its Facebook page.
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  • Storen reacts to Nationals' signing of Soriano

    Storen reacts to Nationals' signing of Soriano

    MLB.com Jan 26, 2013
    Nationals reliever Drew Storen didn't look or sound like an angry man on Saturday afternoon. He was having fun at Fanfest, and talked about how great it was to see so many fans at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.
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  • If ex-NY Mets, Boston Red Sox skipper Bobby Valentine wants bac…

    If ex-NY Mets, Boston Red Sox skipper Bobby Valentine wants back, Mets TV is the place to be

    nydailynews.com Jan 26, 2013
    Will Bobby Valentine have a TV alliance with the Mets this season? The possibility exists. MLB sources say SportsNet New York brass has reached out to Valentine to discuss a possible studio role on Mets telecasts.
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  • Mets Need a Center Fielder, but at What Cost?

    Mets Need a Center Fielder, but at What Cost?

    nytimes.com Jan 26, 2013
    In 2005, the Mets gave a multiyear deal to Carlos Beltran, a Scott Boras client. Now, with less money and less overall talent, they appear to be eyeing Michael Bourn, another Boras's client.
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Sports Columnists

  • Super Bowl XLVII -- Flacco has arrived

    Jan 26
    The Joe Flacco debate is essentially over. He will paid like an elite quarterback, no matter what his critics think.