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Managing emotions ... Joe Girardi of the Yankees and the NY Mets' Terry Collins have hot-seat company
nydailynews.com Updated Mar 23, 2013
As spring training nears to a close and the prospects for both their clubs look more and more gloomy, Joe Girardi and Terry Collins find themselves in a not so exclusive or enviable club.Upvote Share Tweet
In Dealing With Injuries, Collins Takes the Long Viewnytimes.com Updated Mar 23, 2013The Mets' manager said that he will not rush David Wright and Daniel Murphy back into action.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Updated Mar 23, 2013Lucas Duda hit a solo homer in the seventh and Rafael Montero pitched 4 2/3 scoreless innings, as the Mets beat the Nationals, 3-1, on Saturday in Port St. Lucie, Fla.Upvote Share Tweet
Gio sharp in Grapefruit League returnMLB.com Updated Mar 23, 2013With barely a week to go before Opening Day, Gio Gonzalez appears to be in midseason form. Gonzalez struck out three batters over six innings of one-run ball on Saturday, flashing his trademark curveball frequently in a 3-1 loss to the Mets in Port St. …Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Mar 23, 2013JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- St. Louis Cardinals closer Jason Motte probably will start the season on the disabled list because of a mild muscle flexor strain in his pitching arm.Upvote Share TweetJUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Johan Santana knows he won't be pitching when the New York Mets start their season April 1. He doesn't know when he'll take the mound again.Upvote Share TweetAt his manager's behest, Bryce Harper stayed back in Viera while the team made the trip to Port St. Lucie on Saturday, nursing a swollen left thumb that he jammed in Friday's game against the Tigers.Upvote Share Tweet