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  1. Reservations about new padded caps

    Jayson Stark

    The images still terrify us, even all these months and years later. Brandon McCarthy, crumpled on a pitcher's mound in Oakland, holding his head. Toronto's J.A. Happ, being wheeled off the field on a stretcher after taking a line drive of...

    Blog | January 28, 2014
  2. Lackey loses as bullpen can't pick him up

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- During his year-long rehab from Tommy John surgery, Red Sox pitcher John Lackey was motivated by the image of standing on the mound at Fenway Park during the World Series and leading his team to victory. The 35-year-old right-hander toed...

    Blog | October 25, 2013
  3. Royals' can't-miss prospects have missed

    Joe Werner

    This was supposed to be the year for the Kansas City Royals, the climax of all those of futile seasons, subsequent high draft pick selections, and constant rebuilding. In a perfect world the images of James Shields, Wade Davis, Ervin Santana and Jere...

    Blog | June 08, 2013
  4. Morning briefing: Still unbeaten

    Adam Rubin

    Mike Stobe/Getty Images Jonathon Niese, who reached base in all three of his plate appearances, greets John Buck after the catcher scored Monday. FIRST PITCH: The Mets produced their first double-digit scoring output on Opening Day in 19 years behi...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  5. The Pineda Trade, a year later

    Andrew Marchand

    Getty Images/US PresswireIn January 2012, the Yankees sent catcher Jesus Montero to the Mariners for starting pitcher Michael Pineda in an ill-fated trade.On Sunday, it will be the one-year anniversary of the Michael Pineda-Jesus Montero trade. The d...

    Blog | January 11, 2013
  6. Warthen a survivor as pitching coach

    Adam Rubin

    Rick Schultz/Getty Images Dan Warthen had passed the four-year anniversary of his ascension to Mets pitching coach. LOS ANGELES -- Back on June 17, 2008, during that 3 a.m. ET firing of Willie Randolph, Dan Warthen was elevated from Triple-A to suc...

    Blog | July 02, 2012
  7. Mets, Jon Rauch a match

    Adam Rubin

    Brad White/Getty Images Jon Rauch is on the verge of joining the Mets as a late-inning reliever. The Mets are on the verge on making their first major acquisition of the offseason, landing free-agent reliever Jon Rauch on a one-year deal, a team so...

    Blog | December 06, 2011
  8. Gibson wins, but TC gets (my) vote

    Adam Rubin

    Jim McIsaac/Getty Images Terry Collins received one third-place vote for NL Manager of the Year ... from Arizona Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson claimed the National League Manager of the Year Award on Wednesday, with Milwauke...

    Blog | November 16, 2011
  9. A day for Gene Monahan

    Ian Begley

    Al Bello/Getty Images Yankees trainer Gene Monahan threw out the first pitch of the Yankees' Old-Timers' Day game on Sunday afternoon. Even though he'd worked for the Yankees for nearly 50 years, Gene Monahan never thought of himself as a true par...

    Blog | June 26, 2011
  10. NL Rookie of the Year Watch

    Adam Rubin

    Getty Images Josh Collmenter, Dillon Gee and Craig Kimbrel are among the early frontrunners for NL Rookie of the Year. First in a weekly segment, as long as the Mets' rookies hang in there ... There will be no shortage of National League Rookie ...

    Blog | June 05, 2011
  11. Carlos Beltran is smiling

    Adam Rubin

    Doug Pensinger/Getty Images Carlos Beltran homered three times for the first time in his career Thursday. Carlos Beltran has produced no shortage of achievements during a 13-year major league career, including matching Barry Bonds' record with ...

    Blog | May 12, 2011
  12. Farm report: Honeck brothers have bond

    Adam Rubin

    Even Sam Honeck can muster a laugh at the image of his brother Creighton and him side-by-side on their father's couch in Austin, Texas -- both recovering from identical leg fractures suffered one week apart at this time last year. "It was a pretty...

    Blog | April 27, 2011
  13. 2B plan, Helton-Dickey tie, K-Rod to court

    Adam Rubin

    Getty Images Todd Helton and R.A. Dickey were teammates at the University of Tennessee for two academic years. Daniel Murphy is due to start for a second straight game at second base on Tuesday night, after a positive performance the previous day t...

    Blog | April 12, 2011
  14. Will Jason Bay's power return?

    Tim Daloisio

    The last time I watched Jason Bay play on a nightly basis was the 2009 season, his last in Boston before departing to New York with a four-year, $66 million contract. A full season removed from his time in Boston, the image of him punishing line driv...

    Blog | February 24, 2011
  15. Now Pitching, Roy Halladay Against the MLB 2K Cover Curse

    Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Now that he's repping for the MLB 2K series, Roy faces the danger of getting hit by a giant neon Coke bottle at any time. Phillies ace Roy Halladay had a pretty good year: throwing a perfect game, leading the...

    Blog | November 18, 2010
  16. Get To Know Your Manager Of The Year Contenders: AL Edition

    Getty Images "You have to admit, I make the best faces." The MLB Manager of the Year awards will be announced today, and Ron Washington of Texas, Ron Gardenhire of Minnesota and Joe Maddon of Tampa Bay are among the American League favorites. ...

    Blog | November 17, 2010