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Ranking the MLB divisions from toughest to easiest
February 19th, 2017 at 11:57 PM
***PHOTO1*** It's a general fact of life in Major League Baseball that some teams simply have more difficult roads to the postseason than others do. In 2016, the American League East produced three playoff teams and a fourth with a record over .500, while the Chicago Cubs won the National League...

Bartolo Colon and Brandon Phillips come full circle
February 15th, 2017 at 9:47 AM
***PHOTO1*** Ahead of the trade deadline in 2002, the Montreal Expos and Cleveland Indians consummated a blockbuster trade that sent three great young Expos prospects and journeyman outfielder Lee Stevens to Cleveland in exchange for a workhorse starting pitcher in the prime of his career and reliever Tim Drew. Stevens...

Mets’ Syndergaard prepared to start opening day
February 12th, 2017 at 3:40 PM
***PHOTO1*** PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) New York Mets manager Terry Collins has not officially revealed his opening day starter yet, waiting instead for a spring training announcement. The worst-kept secret around the Mets is that it will be Noah Syndergaard taking the mound in the top of the first inning...

Syndergaard prepared to start Opening Day
February 12th, 2017 at 2:48 PM
***PHOTO1*** PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) New York Mets manager Terry Collins has not officially revealed his Opening Day starter yet, waiting instead for a spring training announcement. The worst-kept secret around the Mets is that it will be Noah Syndergaard who will take the mound in the top of the...

Non-roster invitees to watch in the National League East
February 11th, 2017 at 7:57 PM
***PHOTO1*** Hold your breath: Pitchers and catchers report next week. Some guys are already down in Florida and Arizona, putting in early work; others are in the best shape of their lives. The 2017 baseball season is right around the corner, even if the snow on the ground might suggest...