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  1. Fallen Angels: a history of costly mistakes

    Justin Havens

    The Los Angeles Dodgers visit the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday Night Baseball (ESPN, 8 ET). Last month, the Angels released Scott Kazmir and ate the remaining $9.5 million on his contract. It's another chapter in a run of very expensive acquisitio...

    Blog | July 03, 2011
  2. Matthews Jr. to Reds

    Adam Rubin

    Multiple reports indicate Gary Matthews Jr. will join the Cincinnati Reds organization on a minor league deal. Matthews hit .190 with one RBI in 58 at-bats for the Mets. The outfielder was designated for assignment June 4. "It's not done yet," ...

    Blog | June 21, 2010
  3. Cincinnati Reds near deal with Gary Matthews Jr.

    Free agent outfielder Gary Matthews Jr. and the Cincinnati Reds are close to a deal, a week after the New York Mets released the former All-Star.

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2010
  4. Matthews officially done

    Adam Rubin

    Gary Matthews Jr. officially has been released by the Mets after clearing waivers. The organization is responsible for the remainder of his 2010 salary, plus $1 million in 2011 -- unless he is picked up by another organization, which would lessen the...

    Blog | June 15, 2010
  5. Matthews near release; 2B prospect hurt

    Adam Rubin

    Gary Matthews Jr. has been placed on release waivers by the Mets. He is expected to clear and officially be released Tuesday. Matthews hit .190 with one RBI in 58 at-bats this season. The Angels are responsible for $21.5 million of the $23.5 million ...

    Blog | June 12, 2010
  6. Mets' Matthews still an Angel

    Rob Neyer

    Gee, this is a complete surprise: The Mets designated Gary Matthews Jr. for assignment, according to the team. They also called catcher Omir Santos and infielder Ruben Tejada up and placed Luis Castillo on the 15-day DL in related moves. Matthew...

    Blog | June 05, 2010
  7. Video: Omar on the issues

    Adam Rubin

    Mets GM Omar Minaya addressed several issues before the game, from Gary Matthews Jr. being designated for assignment, to denying agent Scott Boras had recommended Oliver Perez go on the DL last month and see a sports psychologist, to Carlos Beltran's...

    Blog | June 04, 2010
  8. New York Mets teammates believe Oliver Perez will go to disabled ...

    Adam Rubin

    Multiple New York Mets teammates told that they expected Oliver Perez would be placed on the disabled list.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2010
  9. From The Rundown

    IF SOME'S GOOD, MOYER'S BETTER With the bases loaded in the bottom of the fourth, Jamie Moyer drove in a run with a walk against some Mets pitcher called Johan Santana. Then he scored a run on Shane Victorino's grand slam. Then he singled in the fif...

    Blog | May 03, 2010
  10. Ike, Angel sit on Sunday night

    Adam Rubin

    Ike Davis and Angel Pagan will be out of the starting lineup when the Mets face soft-tossing left-hander Jamie Moyer in Sunday night's rubber game in Philadelphia on ESPN: Gary Matthews Jr., CF Luis Castillo, 2B Jose Reyes, SS Jason Bay, LF Da...

    Blog | May 02, 2010
  11. Sarge talks Phillies, Gary Jr.

    Adam Rubin

    Gary (Sarge) Matthews Sr. who broadcasts Phillies games with Tom McCarthy, offered these insights as the Mets face the Phillies this weekend. Sarge is the father of Mets outfielder Gary Matthews Jr. What's the state of the Phillies after they stru...

    Blog | April 30, 2010
  12. Sarge, Little Sarge have weekend reunion

    Adam Rubin

    Forgive Gary (Little Sarge) Matthews Jr. if he is a little on edge this weekend. He's prone to get that way when he's in a ballpark with his father, Phillies Phillies broadcaster and 16-year major league veteran Gary (Sarge) Matthews Sr. The duo r...

    Blog | April 29, 2010
  13. 1st pitch: Red Sox, the Rookie and RISP

    Jeremy Lundblad, ESPN Stats & Info

    Today's Trivia: Who is the youngest position player to win the NL Rookie of the Year? Quick Hits: Over their last five games, the Red Sox are 0-for-30 with runners in scoring position, which has certainly contributed to the fact that they haven't he...

    Blog | April 20, 2010
  14. Remembering Jackie Robinson

    Rich Coutinho

    It was 63 years ago that the single biggest moment in baseball took place on a little patch of green grass in Brooklyn known as Ebbets Field, a moment that transcended the sporting world and continues to have an impact on society. Of course, it was t...

    Blog | April 15, 2010
  15. Pagan getting short shrift

    Rich Coutinho

    Both Angel Pagan and Gary Matthews Jr. played very well in spring training -- well enough that Mets manager Jerry Manuel suggested that the two centerfielders would share playing time based on matchups until Carlos Beltran returns to the active roste...

    Blog | April 08, 2010
  16. Matthews could play way into Game 3

    Adam Rubin

    Gary Matthews Jr. will have a chance to get a third straight start in center field Thursday if he has a solid game Wednesday against the Florida Marlins. Still, manager Jerry Manuel expects a reasonably equitable distribution of playing time between ...

    Blog | April 07, 2010