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Erick Aybar came off the bench in the ninth inning on Thursday night at Marlins Park and drove home Nelson Cruz with a pinch-hit single off Craig Kimbrel, sending the D.R. on to a 3-1 victory over Team USA.Upvote Share TweetDavid Wright’s sizzling run in the World Baseball Classic was halted Thursday night because of an injury in his rib area. He will be examined at the Mets’ training complex on Friday.Upvote Share Tweet
Phillies tab Hamels for first Opening Day startPhillies left-hander Cole Hamels has been an All-Star and a Most Valuable Player in the World Series. And now he'll get to start on Opening Day for the first time.Upvote Share Tweet
The Mets' VP of business operations is "confident" that opening day will be sold out.deadspin.com Mar 14, 2013The Mets' VP of business operations is "confident" that opening day will be sold out. So how come you can still buy 12 seats together in nearly every section of the ballpark?Upvote Share Tweet
Doc makes adjustments to delivery in 'pen sessionRoy Halladay tried to fix some things with his delivery during his bullpen session Thursday morning at Bright House Field. "He looked wonderful," Phillies pitching coach Rich Dubee said. "He looked fine."Upvote Share Tweet
One Start Gee Would Like to Forgetnytimes.com Mar 14, 2013Dillon Gee's third start of spring training was one he would like to erase from his memory.Upvote Share TweetCLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) -- Charlie Manuel figures he has plenty of time to see his grandchildren, play golf and travel the world during the offseason.Upvote Share Tweet
Laynce Nix blames Nike shoes for leg injuriesyahoo.com Mar 14, 2013Laynce Nix of the Philadelphia Phillies did some investigating and has concluded that baseball cleats were the root cause of leg injuries plaguing him the past two seasons. He slugged a composite .461 from 2009-2011, but in '11 Nix started having Achill…Upvote Share Tweet
Granato, Italy experience game's cruel twistBaseball can be a tough and heartless game at times as Team Italy and starting shortstop Anthony Granato learned once again on Wednesday night at Marlins Park.Upvote Share TweetOn the brink of elimination from the World Baseball Classic, Puerto Rico rallied with three runs in the eighth inning to defeat Italy, 4-3, on Wednesday night in front of 25,787 at Marlins Park.Upvote Share Tweet
Manuel Wants To Manage Phillies Beyond 2013Mar 14Charlie Manuel doesn't want to retire after season.
Don Banks: No Peyton this time, but quarterback market is cranking to lifeMar 14Compared to last year's headline-fest in both the first round of the draft and free agency (see Peyton-palooza), it has been a relatively sleepy NFL offseason for quarterback movement. Especially since ex-49ers starter Alex Smith found his new work addr…
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