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  1. Pablo Sandoval's double in 9th sends Giants past Mets

    Pablo Sandoval drove in three runs with three hits, including an RBI double with two outs in the ninth that sent the Giants past the Mets.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 04, 2014
  2. David Wright of New York Mets returns as DH in minor league play

    Adam Rubin

    Mets third baseman David Wright played in a game Tuesday for the first time since the five-RBI performance against Puerto Rico in the World Baseball Classic on March 12 that cemented his "Captain America" nickname.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2013
  3. Matt Cain threw perfect game and, surprise, Brian Runge was there...

    Buster Olney

    Umpire Brian Runge worked third base for Matt Cain's perfect game, and it's almost becoming comical now -- Runge has worked three no-hitters this season. As Buster Olney writes, his team has earned a new nickname.

    Blog | Conversation | June 14, 2012
  4. Upcoming conference celebrates Mets, fans

    Mark Simon

    One of the things about being a Mets fan is being able to commiserate with others of like mind- those who suffer in the baseball sense the ups and downs of rooting for the franchise that earned the nickname 'Amazin' early in its 51-year history. T...

    Blog | April 25, 2012
  5. Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter was 'a ferocious competitor'

    Tim Kurkjian

    Gary Carter was a Hall of Fame catcher who had a genuine love for the game, and it showed in his relentless energy and enthusiasm.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2012
  6. K-Rod works third straight day

    Ian Begley

    Maybe it's time to give Francisco Rodriguez a new nickname. Forget K-Rod. How about Every Day-Rod? Francisco Rodriguez Relief Pitcher New York Mets Profile 2011 Season Stats GM W L BB K ERA 15 1 0 10 19 ...

    Blog | May 08, 2011
  7. Fantasy baseball sabermetric next-level awards for the 2010 seaso...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft bestows his postseason awards for the most unheralded statistical feats of the 2010 season.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2010
  8. Coors Field, Petco Park top list of hitter- and pitcher-friendly ...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft analyzes the effect every Major League ballpark has on the offense, paying special attention to the newest parks in the league.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2010
  9. Volquez earning 'Little Pedro' nickname on the mound

    Amy K. Nelson

    Edinson Volquez has long admired Pedro Martinez. Now he's pitching like his idol, writes Amy K. Nelson.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2008
  10. Carter's induction a first (and last?) for Expos

    Buster Olney

    Still "The Kid," Gary Carter will be inducted into the Hall of Fame with Eddie Murray and ex-major leaguer-turned broadcaster Bob Uecker.

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2003
  11. Veteran RHP Orel Hershiser opts for retirement

    SAN DIEGO (Ticker) -- Orel Hershiser, whose tenacity on the mound earned him the nickname "Bulldog," today opted for retirement, nine days after his unceremonious release from the Los Angeles Dodgers. Hershiser, 41, was planning to have a news conf...

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2000
  12. Dodgers waive Orel Hershiser; veteran RHP will mull options

    LOS ANGELES (Ticker) -- Orel Hershiser, whose tenacity on the mound earned him the nickname "Bulldog," today was waived by the Los Angeles Dodgers, less than 24 hours after one of the worst starts of his 18-year career. Hershiser, 41, holds the maj...

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2000
  13. Dodgers waive Orel Hershiser; veteran RHP will mull options

    LOS ANGELES (Ticker) -- Orel Hershiser, whose tenacity on the mound earned him the nickname "Bulldog," today was waived by the Los Angeles Dodgers, less than 24 hours after one of the worst starts of his 18-year career. Hershiser, 41, holds the maj...

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2000
  14. Dodgers waive Orel Hershiser; veteran RHP will mull options

    LOS ANGELES (Ticker) -- Orel Hershiser, whose tenacity on the mound earned him the nickname "Bulldog," today was waived by the Los Angeles Dodgers, less than 24 hours after one of the worst starts of his 18-year career. Hershiser, 41, holds the maj...

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2000