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Collins confident in Tejada's glovework

Collins confident in Tejada's glovework

MLB.com Updated Apr 17, 2013
Asked frequently this spring about Ruben Tejada's slump at the plate, Mets manager Terry Collins liked to say that "Ruben has a track record." Now that Tejada is slumping defensively, Collins is sticking with the same response
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  • Harper, still under weather, tallies four hits

    Harper, still under weather, tallies four hits

    MLB.com Apr 17, 2013
    The Nationals returned one ailing hitter to their starting lineup Wednesday night, and make no mistake about it: Bryce Harper was still sick.
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  • Brewers bringing back K-Rod

    Brewers bringing back K-Rod

    CNNSI.com Apr 17, 2013
    MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Brewers have brought back reliever Francisco Rodriguez, signing the right-hander to a minor league deal.
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  • Snow go: Wednesday's Mets-Rockies game postponed

    Snow go: Wednesday's Mets-Rockies game postponed

    MLB.com Apr 17, 2013
    Wednesday's game between the Mets and Rockies has been postponed due to snow. Makeup details have yet to be announced. The Mets have seen three of their last five games postponed due to wintry conditions.
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  • Healing on Royals' mind with trip to Fenway next

    Healing on Royals' mind with trip to Fenway next

    MLB.com Apr 17, 2013
    Royals manager Ned Yost actually has an idea of the range of emotion that will be felt in Fenway and all around Boston this weekend, as he was on the Braves' coaching staff when Atlanta was the New York Mets' first opponent following 9/11.
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  • Rockies walk off in 10th to sweep doubleheader

    Rockies walk off in 10th to sweep doubleheader

    MLB.com Apr 17, 2013
    A parade of good at-bats ended with Jordan Pacheco's walk-off RBI single in the 10th inning and a 9-8 victory over the Mets in Game 2 at Coors Field on Tuesday to complete a doubleheader sweep.
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Sports Columnists

  • Gutierrez: Key players to watch in East

    Apr 17
    Who has the most to prove in these playoffs? Israel Gutierrez examines each East series.
  • Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 6.0

    Apr 17
    Have to admit, I always kind of dread when the second-to-last mock of NFL draft season rolls around. Because the only mock that truly matters is the last one you do, and for me that's not forthcoming until next Thursday morning, the day of the draft. Bu…
  • Phil Jackson 'itching' to return to NBA as either coach or executive, sour…

    Apr 17
    After nearly two seasons in retirement, Phil Jackson has become increasingly interested in working in the NBA next season, according to sources familiar with his thinking.