It doesn’t take a medical degree to know that the walking boot currently sported by Ike Davis foreshadows a troubled early season for the Mets’ oft-injured first baseman.
The year was 1989, and I was serving as the editor on Pete Rose’s forthcoming autobiography. But then, as the the manuscript was coming into final form, he was accused of gambling on games.
Tanaka, who signed a $155 million, seven-year contract in January, struck out nine of 18 batters he faced in four innings Tuesday. He gave up three hits, including a solo homer, to a pair of minor leaguers.
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This dad is in ground-rule trouble. A man in a Miami Marlins shirt wanted a souvenir at Monday’s spring training game against the Mets but wound up sprinting after his son instead.
Drew Smyly, a strong setup man in the Tigers’ bullpen, moves back into the starting rotation.
Bartolo Colon made his exhibition debut for the Mets and allowed three runs and five hits in four innings with one walk and one strikeout.
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Davis has not played in an exhibition since March 2 due to calf strains in both legs. He’s said the right is a little worse than the left.
The Marlins look to the 22-year-old Christian Yelich to lead off and start in left field.
The right-hander raised eyebrows on Twitter over the weekend when he wrote “2014 Harvey day will happen,” an apparent response to some tweets about prospect Noah Syndergaard.
The recent activities of Matt Harvey and Manny Banuelos would have seemed inconceivable back in 1974, the year a brilliant surgeon named Dr. Frank Jobe started piecing torn-apart pitching elbows back together.
David Phelps boosted his bid to be the New York Yankees’ fifth starter, pitching five scoreless innings Sunday during a 3-3 tie with the Tampa Bay Rays in 10 innings.
Braves pitcher Kris Medlen left in the fourth inning with a strained forearm and the New York Mets went on to beat Atlanta 8-2 on Sunday.
Darin Ruf is too good of a hitter not to play. The Phillies just need a place for him in the lineup.
Photos from Jacoby Ellsbury’s introductory press conference at Yankee Stadium.
Here is a recap of the first week of the MLB Playoffs.
New York Yankees photos of the week.
New York Mets photos of the week.