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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...

MLB Hot Stove: Arizona Diamondbacks Agree to 2-Year, $12.25 Million Deal with Mets’ Tyler Clippard
February 8th, 2016 at 4:18 PM
It looks as if Tyler Clippard will be taking his talents about 3,000 miles west to a team that emphasized making the pitching staff better this offseason. ***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to a 2-year deal with $12.25 million with the now former New York Mets reliever in Clippard, as per...

MLB Hot Stove: Diamondbacks, Rays Interested in New York Mets’ Tyler Clippard
February 8th, 2016 at 10:58 AM
The New York Mets have been open about a reunion with current free agent reliever Tyler Clippard, who remains on the open market and unsigned heading into spring training. ***PHOTO1*** If the Mets are serious about keeping the right-handed relief pitcher, they will need to make a stronger effort because they have...

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...