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Sandy holds line on knuck-knuck jokes
nydailynews.com Updated Nov 8, 2012
PALM SPRINGS - Sandy Alderson made his first appearance at the GM meetings Thursday and immediately went into Alfred E. Neuman “What me worry?” mode. Ya think the Mets’ prospective outfield of Lucas (Furniture Man) Duda, Kirk Nieuwenhuis and God KUpvote Share Tweet
Dodgers, Mets can spend more this offseasonINDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) With baseball awash in record revenue as the signing season starts, Scott Boras compares the habits of teams to families sifting through supermarket shelves.Upvote Share TweetMIAMI (AP) Tino Martinez has been hired as the Miami Marlins' hitting coach and will work with new manager Mike Redmond.Upvote Share Tweet
Phillies tab Burris as Triple-A pitching coachMLB.com Nov 8, 2012Ray Burris will be the new pitching coach at Triple-A Lehigh Valley and Class A Williamsport manager Andy Tracy has been elevated to Minor League hitting coordinator, general manager Ruben Amaro said on Thursday.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Nov 8, 2012The Astros released their 2013 Spring Training schedule Thursday, with the club's spring opener coming Feb. 23 against the Phillies in Clearwater, Fla.Upvote Share TweetNew York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said Thursday that he expected R.A. Dickey to become the Mets' first Cy Young Award winner in more than a quarter century.Upvote Share Tweet
How winter winners since 2000-01 faredBaseball has four seasons: spring training, the regular season, the postsesason and the offseason. The last is the only one that doesn't involve playing games, but there is nonetheless plenty of attention given to winners and losers.Upvote Share Tweet
Joe Sheehan: As Angels and Marlins learned, winning the winter means littleLast year the Angels and Marlins joined a group of teams said to have "won the winter." As they found out, that rarely translates to winning in the summer. Joe Sheehan explains why.Upvote Share TweetINDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) -- In between trade talks and early negotiations with free agents, baseball general managers considered some wide-ranging changes that include broader use of instant replay by umpires, changed roster limits for September and pr…Upvote Share TweetINDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) -- Jason Bay and the New York Mets ended their unproductive relationship after three miserable seasons when they agreed Wednesday to terminate the outfielder's contract with one guaranteed season remaining.Upvote Share Tweet
AL/NL Cy Young PreviewNov 8Jim Bowden and Jayson Stark preview the AL/NL Cy Young Awards.
AL/NL Rookie Of The Year PreviewNov 8Jim Bowden and Jayson Stark preview the AL/NL Rookie of the Year award.
GM Trying To Sign Dickey, Won't Rule Out TradeNov 8Mets general manager Sandy Alderson says team is trying to re-sign R.A. Dickey, but would consider trade.