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  1. Drew Storen of Washington Nationals among arbitration players

    Washington reliever Drew Storen, who failed to hold a ninth-inning lead against St. Louis in Game 5 of the NL division series, is among six extra players eligible for salary arbitration this winter under baseball's new labor contract.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2012
  2. Labor Day lineup at Busch

    Adam Rubin

    Here's the lineup as the Mets face St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Joe Kelly this afternoon at Busch Stadium. Courtesy of New York Mets Collin McHugh Collin McHugh makes his second major league start. He became only the fifth major ...

    Blog | September 03, 2012
  3. The Nationals and their balanced attack continue to tear up the l...

    Jonah Keri

    With a touch of homage to their 1994 Expos forefathers, the Nationals climb to the top of the charts.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2012
  4. Prince Fielder's deal with Detroit is the latest example of a sma...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that with Prince Fielder's deal with the Tigers, it's becoming clear that the new labor agreement didn't address a major issue -- with rich teams getting richer, small-market clubs have little chance of securing elite talent.

    Blog | Conversation | January 26, 2012
  5. New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox only teams hit with luxury tax

    The New York Yankees were hit with a $13.9 million luxury tax bill Thursday, their lowest since 2003.

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2011
  6. By controlling draft spending, the new CBA could further hamper s...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that while the industrywide perception regarding MLB's new CBA is not unequivocally negative, some clubs feel that limiting draft spending will only continue to harm small-market teams. Plus, the latest MLB hot stove news.

    Blog | Conversation | November 23, 2011
  7. For teams hoping to turn around their franchise, they better be a...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that the impending labor agreement is stunting the free-agency process, which could be a crucial issue for teams looking to turn around their franchises -- next year's free-agent crop won't be as rich as the current group.

    Blog | Conversation | November 09, 2011
  8. Bud Selig has no timetable on MLB labor agreement

    Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig said discussions on a new collective bargaining agreement have been very constructive, and he sees no reason to set a timetable for getting a deal done.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2011
  9. Thole on leave; Nickeas promoted

    Adam Rubin

    Mike Nickeas #13 C New York Mets 2011 STATS GM8 HR1 RBI3 R3 OBP.348 AVG.250 Josh Thole's wife Kathyrn is in labor, so the Mets have called up Mike Nickeas from Triple-A Buffalo to temporarily fill Thole's roster spot. Nickeas was traveli...

    Blog | July 19, 2011
  10. Giants' Tim Lincecum labors, but gets win vs. Mets

    Tim Lincecum labored through six innings to win for the second time in his past eight starts and Pablo Sandoval had two hits to extend his hitting streak to 20 games as the San Francisco Giants beat the New York Mets 3-1 Saturday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 09, 2011
  11. New York Mets OF Willie Harris leaves team after baby's death

    New York Mets outfielder Willie Harris has been put on the bereavement list after his wife went into premature labor and their baby died.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2011
  12. Mets, Dodgers and Major League Baseball's collision with reality

    Mark Kreidler

    What is MLB's dominant image as a glorious opportunity swings into view? A big bloody nose on both sides of the continent, is what. The Dodgers: reeling. The Mets: unraveling.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2011
  13. Bud Selig 'hopeful' labor peace will continue in MLB

    His game steeped in history, Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig is hoping for a repeat performance when it comes to labor discussions in 2011.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2011
  14. New York Mets ace Johan Santana faces a civil sexual assault laws...

    Lester Munson

    Johan Santan isn't facing criminal charges, but the view from our Courtside Seat suggests the sexual assault lawsuit just might turn into a critical test of the way the Florida justice system treats victims. Plus, the AFL-CIO and the NFL labor dispute.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2010
  15. Staying in the race: No sweep required

    Gordon Edes

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Repeat after me: The Boston Red Sox do NOT have to sweep the Tampa Bay Rays here this weekend to stay alive for a postseason berth. There's enough history to remind people that selling playoff tickets before Labor Day is ne...

    Blog | August 27, 2010
  16. July 4 a significant point of the season

    Tim Kurkjian

    The season is at the halfway point and two-thirds of the teams still have a legitimate chance to make the playoffs.

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2009