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MLB, Players Union Closing in on New Rule for Sliding into Second Base
February 9th, 2016 at 12:37 AM
A few years ago, a brutal injury to San Francisco Giants' catcher Buster Olney led to a rule change designed to protect catchers by making the act of running over the catcher illegal. That rule has helped to reduce injuries to backstops, but now the focus of injuries has shifted...

New York Mets Sign Outfielder Roger Bernadina to Minor League Deal
February 8th, 2016 at 6:04 PM
The New York Mets added some outfield depth to their farm system on Monday night, inking outfielder Roger Bernadina to a minor league deal, MetsBlog.com reports. Bernadina, 31, spent time in the major leagues from 2008-2014, including parts of three seasons with the Washington Nationals. The 2015 season saw Bernadina...

New York Mets Weigh in on Super Bowl Matchup
February 7th, 2016 at 2:20 PM
Today is the Super Bowl, one of the biggest days on the sports calendar. The matchup between the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers is a fascinating one, with split opinions on how it will play out everywhere. That is no different for members of the New York Mets' organization, who...

New York Mets Targeting July 1st Return for Zack Wheeler
February 5th, 2016 at 2:51 PM
The New York Mets already possess a dominant quartet of starting pitchers. The group, featuring righties Matt Harvey, Noah Syndergaard, and Jacob deGrom along with lefty Steven Matz can gain another dominant youngster at mid-season. Zack Wheeler, who was slated to be the team's number two starter last year before...

New York Mets Willing to Discuss Long Term Extensions with Young Pitchers
February 4th, 2016 at 12:10 PM
The New York Mets have a valuable commodity: talented young starting pitching. The team's collection of young hurlers are incredibly affordable, giving the Mets a rotation that could be worth almost a billion dollars (if you count Zack Wheeler) on the open market. The Mets' best chance of long term...