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David Wright should have shut himself down earlier in World Bas…

David Wright should have shut himself down earlier in World Baseball Classic and remembered his contract is with NY Mets, not Te

David Wright is a gamer, we all know that by now, and that’s at least partly why Mets fans have come to love him over the years. So you know his heart was in the right place when he continued to play for Team USA after feeling discomfort in his rib-cage
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  • PR in control after US turns to bullpen

    PR in control after US turns to bullpen

    MLB.com Mar 15, 2013
    Team USA turned to Ryan Vogelsong in Friday's elimination game against Puerto Rico, and for the most part, the right-hander minimized damage in 5 2/3 innings at Marlins Park.
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  • Jeter set to man shortstop in consecutive games

    Jeter set to man shortstop in consecutive games

    MLB.com Mar 15, 2013
    Derek Jeter plans to be in the Yankees' lineup playing shortstop on Saturday against the Phillies at George M. Steinbrenner Field, marking his first defensive duty in consecutive games.
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  • Manuel looking for more from young relievers

    Manuel looking for more from young relievers

    MLB.com Mar 15, 2013
    The Phillies have been looking for relievers who can pitch more than an inning. So far this spring, they've used seven different relievers in a longer role.
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  • Wandy to start Saturday for Dominican Republic

    Wandy to start Saturday for Dominican Republic

    MLB.com Mar 15, 2013
    Pirates left-hander Wandy Rodriguez has been tabbed to start for the Dominican Republic on Saturday at Marlins Park at 1 p.m. ET, in the final game of Pool 2 in this year's World Baseball Classic.
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  • NY Mets great and Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Seaver feeling bette…

    NY Mets great and Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Seaver feeling better, winning his battle with Lyme disease

    nydailynews.com Mar 15, 2013
    The voice on the other end of the phone was once again that of a joyful winemaker whose lust for life, fun and good spirits has known no bounds. But as Tom Seaver confided, in and around expressing his elation at what it was like just to feel good again…
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  • Dominicans catch Kimbrel on rare off night

    Dominicans catch Kimbrel on rare off night

    MLB.com Mar 15, 2013
    Craig Kimbrel's body of work speaks for itself, which makes what transpired in the ninth inning on Thursday night at Marlins Park so improbable.
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  • 2013 NFL Free Agency -- The six million dollar men

    Mar 15
    Free agency in 2013 has been fast and furious, with big deals, lots of cuts and new coaches making multiple moves, writes John Clayton.