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Share TweetErick 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.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.
Phillies tab Hamels for first Opening Day startUpdated Mar 14 Share TweetPhillies 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.
The Mets' VP of business operations is "confident" that opening day will be sold out.Updated Mar 14 Share TweetThe 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?Source: deadspin.com
Doc makes adjustments to delivery in 'pen sessionUpdated Mar 14 Share TweetRoy 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."
One Start Gee Would Like to ForgetUpdated Mar 14 Share TweetDillon Gee's third start of spring training was one he would like to erase from his memory.Source: nytimes.comShare TweetCLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) -- Charlie Manuel figures he has plenty of time to see his grandchildren, play golf and travel the world during the offseason.
Laynce Nix blames Nike shoes for leg injuriesUpdated Mar 14 Share TweetLaynce 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…Source: yahoo.com
Granato, Italy experience game's cruel twistUpdated Mar 14 Share TweetBaseball 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.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.
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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