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CTBNL: Call me Ish-Neil Walker
February 22nd, 2017 at 3:03 PM
***PHOTO1*** WHEN AHAB IS HIS OWN WHALE AND BOTH ARE NEIL WALKER Back in the pre-vaccination days (which could also be now in certain retrograde enclaves), there was a belief among some parents that if one child contracted a trying-but-usually-survivable disease like mumps, measles, or chicken pox, you might as...

Swisher arrives as guest instructor, A-Rod on deck
February 20th, 2017 at 5:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Nick Swisher has arrived as a New York Yankees guest spring training instructor and Alex Rodriguez is on deck. Swisher worked with outfielders Monday during his first day, which came three days after announcing his retirement as a player. ''I never have to worry about an 0...

Ranking the MLB divisions from toughest to easiest
February 19th, 2017 at 11:54 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...

Report: Ex-Met Niese Reaches Deal With Yankees
February 19th, 2017 at 7:10 PM
***PHOTO1*** NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) â?? The Yankees appear to have a new utility pitcher. According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the Bombers have reached an agreement with veteran left-hander Jon Niese. The minor league contract is contingent on Niese passing a physical. Assuming the deal is finalized, Niese would compete...

Kallet: Reported MLB Extra Innings Rule Change Proposal Is Ridiculous
February 14th, 2017 at 10:35 AM
***PHOTO1*** By Brad Kallet» More Columns As Major League Baseball attempts to stay current, relevant and entertaining to the coveted younger generation of sports fans, it continues to experiment and brainstorm ways to make the game faster and more exciting. As other sports gain in popularity and attention spans decrease, it's imperative...