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  1. Will Mets call on Montero?

    AJ Mass

    John Harper of the New York Daily News writes that manager Terry Collins "seemed to be hinting that it's time to put Jenrry Mejia in the bullpen and replace him in the starting rotation with one of the Mets' prized young pitching prospects." "It c...

    Blog | May 11, 2014
  2. Report: La Russa passes on Dickey start

    Adam Rubin

    Matt Cain #18 SP San Francisco Giants 2012 STATS GM17 W9 L3 BB24 K118 ERA2.62 Tony La Russa has selected Matt Cain to start opposite Justin Verlander in Tuesday's All-Star Game in Kansas City, John Harper of the Daily News tweeted. Ca...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  3. Mets pull back from opposite-field hitting

    Rob Neyer

    Hey, the 2010 season has almost arrived but we're not quite finished attributing blame for that embarrassing performance in 2009. John Harper: Tony Bernazard is long gone as a Mets' executive, rather famously fired last summer for bad behavior, but...

    Blog | March 01, 2010
  4. Francona managing by the numbers?

    Rob Neyer

    John Harper on the surprise ending to the Red Sox's season: The Red Sox love their numbers, we know that. Bill James, the godfather of sabermetrics, is a consultant to the organization. GM Theo Epstein is a "Moneyball" disciple, and on...

    Blog | October 13, 2009
  5. Thinking about trading Jose Reyes

    Rob Neyer

    The Mets are looking pretty good right now, but John Harper wondered last week about the Mets' next move, should they fail yet again to make the playoffs this year. Reyes The myth the Mets have tried to sel...

    Blog | May 18, 2009
  6. Should Chamberlain remain in rotation?

    Rob Neyer

    From John Harper, the discussion that just won't die: For now, at least, they seem firmly committed to keeping Joba Chamberlain in the rotation. But part of the equation here is that he shows no signs of being a dominating starter. Indeed, dur...

    Blog | April 28, 2009
  7. Figuring out how A-Rod really feels

    Rob Neyer

    While we wait to hear from Alex Rodriguez himself about all those nasty things Joe Torre "wrote" about him, we must be satisfied with "friends" and people "close" to him. From John Harper in the Daily News: As for Torre, A-Rod indicated that anythi...

    Blog | Conversation | January 27, 2009
  8. Sabathia's New York-sized challenge

    • The Mets' signing of Francisco Rodriguez comes as a relief, writes Mike Lupica. But the Mets need more help than K-Rod to fix their mess, writes John Harper. • The new proposal between the Cubs and the Padres involves pitcher Jason Mar...

    Blog | Conversation | December 10, 2008
  9. Torre's fate rests in weeks ahead

    Joe Torre spoke about a possible return in 2008, and this puts general manager Brian Cashman on the spot, writes John Harper. I would respectively disagree with Harper: The Yankees have basically tabled conversations with some of their prospective f...

    Blog | Conversation | September 03, 2007
  10. Rockies in search of a leader

    Jim Baker

    The Rangers are looking to the future and would like some young, live arms in exchange for Alfonso Soriano.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2004
  11. Marlins bring hope and expectations

    Jim Baker

    Now that the Marlins have won it all, other small market teams will get notions that they can do the same.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2003
  12. Dennis Allen hired by New Orleans Saints as defensive assistant

    Mike Triplett

    The New Orleans Saints are adding to both their coaching and front-office staffs as former Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen and former Miami Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland will join the team, sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2015
  13. John Farrell of Boston Red Sox eager to see RHP Shohei Otani on J...

    Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell is looking forward to seeing Japanese pitching sensation Shohei Otani during Major League Baseball's all-star postseason tour of Japan.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2014
  14. MLB draft -- Rise, fall of New York Yankees pitcher Brien Taylor

    Andrew Marchand

    Brien Taylor could have turned the Core Four into the Fab Five ... if only.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2014
  15. Mike & Mike on ESPN Radio: Chicago Fire

    • ESPN MLB Insider Jayson Stark weighs in on Jose Abreu's performance this season, the uptick in Tommy John surgeries, Bryce Harper's injury and more. Listen -Baseball Tonight with Buster Olney » -Behind the Dish with Keith Law »...

    Blog | Conversation | April 29, 2014
  16. Saints an estimated $2.6 million under cap

    Mike Triplett

    The New Orleans Saints are now an estimated $2.6 million under the salary cap, according to ESPN NFL Insider John Clayton, after the release of veteran defensive players Will Smith, Roman Harper and Jabari Greer were officially processed. It appea...

    Blog | February 14, 2014