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Mets ace Dickey tore abdominal muscle in April

Mets ace Dickey tore abdominal muscle in April

ESPN.com Updated Oct 2, 2012
New York Mets ace R.A. Dickey's Cy Young-caliber season has this remarkable wrinkle: It came while pitching with a torn abdominal muscle.
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  • Adam Greenberg strikes out in his one at-bat

    Adam Greenberg strikes out in his one at-bat

    yahoo.com nytimes.com Oct 2, 2012
    Adam Greenberg finally received his one at-bat at Marlins Park  on Tuesday night and it ended like we thought it might. The 31-year-old Marlin for a day was tabbed for a pinch hit opportunity to lead off Miami's half of the sixth inning and he struck ou…
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  • How A Career Ends: Jay Bell Homered Off A Hall Of Famer In His …

    How A Career Ends: Jay Bell Homered Off A Hall Of Famer In His First At-Bat, Flied Out In His Last

    deadspin.com Oct 2, 2012
    Tell Me When It's Over is an interview series in which we ask former athletes about the moment they knew their playing days were over. Today: former major-league infielder Jay Bell, who scored the winning run in Game 7 of the 2001 World Series.
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  • Source: Mets officials optimistic Wright will stay

    Source: Mets officials optimistic Wright will stay

    ESPN.com Oct 2, 2012
    Mets officials remain optimistic that David Wright will remain with the team long-term and ultimately hope he will succeed Tom Seaver as the organization's unofficial ambassador after the third baseman's playing career ends.
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  • Video - Greenberg Strikes Out, Dickey Denied 21st Win 00:32

    Greenberg Strikes Out, Dickey Denied 21st Win

    Oct 2
    Adam Greenberg struck out on three pitches in his first official at-bat, and the Marlins topped the Mets in 11 innings to deny R.A. Dickey his 21st win.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: No ref's return as special as Corrente's; the future in LA; ma…

    Oct 2
    The voice of Tony Corrente was ebullient, as ebullient as a man who stared down his own mortality within the past few months and lived to tell about it.
  • Don Banks: Early middle-dwellers still have playoff shot, but who'll make …

    Oct 2
    Taking stock at the quarter pole of the NFL's regular season, 10 teams are sitting pretty with winning records and at least three wins, while 10 others already are in trouble, with losing marks and no fewer than three losses. But what about the 12 teams…
  • Don Banks: Early middle-dwellers still have playoff shot, but who'll make …

    Oct 2
    Taking stock at the quarter pole of the NFL's regular season, 10 teams are sitting pretty with winning records and at least three wins, while 10 others already are in trouble, with losing marks and no fewer than three losses. But what about the 12 teams…
  • Peter King: No ref's return as special as Corrente's; the future in LA; ma…

    Oct 2
    The voice of Tony Corrente was ebullient, as ebullient as a man who stared down his own mortality within the past few months and lived to tell about it.