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Joel Hanrahan delivers a pitch in the ninth inning against the New York Mets on September 25, 2012 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Mets, Yankees Among Teams Scouting Former All-Star Closer Joel Hanrahan

Scouts said the 32-year-old “looked fit and healthy” following Tommy John surgery and his pitches were clocked between 87-93 mph, according Jon Heyman of WFAN and CBSSports.com.

04/18/2014

Crew chief Gerry Davis, right, and Phil Cuzzi talk with the instant replay center to verify the balls and strikes count at Minute Maid Park on April 3, 2014 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

MLB Advanced Media Head Defends Replay, Tweaks ESPN

“It must be great to be perfect the way ESPN is,” Bob Bowman said during a panel discussion at the MLB Diversity Business Summit.

04/15/2014

Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell is ejected by umpire Bob Davidson after arguing a call settled by instant replay against the New York Yankees on April 13, 2014. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Red Sox Manager Gripes About Replay After Loss To Yankees

Two weeks into the season, BoSox manager John Farrell has had about enough of baseball’s expanded replay system. And, of course, it’s all thanks to the Yankees.

04/14/2014

Michael Pineda of the New York Yankees pitches against the Boston Red Sox on April 10, 2014 . (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Keidel: Boston May Be Strong, But Boston Dead Wrong On Pineda

If you’re looking for any kind of contrition over Michael Pineda’s mysterious substance from the Yankees, Yankees fans, or New Yorkers … Fuhgeddaboudit. Especially if the demands come from the Red Sox, Red Sox Nation, or Bostonians.

04/11/2014

Michael Pineda of the New York Yankees pitches against the Boston Red Sox on April 10, 2014 . (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Al Leiter On MLB, Pineda And Pine Tar: ‘It’s A Stupid Rule’

Ex-MLB pitcher tells WFAN it’s “not a big deal” that Yankees starter Michael Pineda appeared to have a foreign substance on his pitching hand against the Red Sox.

04/11/2014

Michael Pineda of the New York Yankees pitches against the Boston Red Sox on April 10, 2014 . (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Michael Pineda Insists He Had Dirt, Not Pine Tar, On Pitching Hand

David Ortiz looked at a cell phone photograph of Michael Pineda’s right hand, one with a brown substance smeared across the palm. Pine tar or dirt? It may never be clear.

04/11/2014

Michael Pineda #35 of the New York Yankees pitches against the Boston Red Sox during their game at Yankee Stadium on April 10, 2014 in the Bronx.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Ellsbury, Pineda Lead Yanks Over Red Sox 4-1

Jacoby Ellsbury hit an RBI single off old roommate Clay Buchholz in his first game against the Red Sox, Michael Pineda won while pitching with some noticeable substance on his hand, as the Yankees beat Boston 4-1.

04/10/2014

Jacoby Ellsbury (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Boston Invades Bronx: Yankees’ Ellsbury Set To Face Red Sox For First Time

Jacoby Ellsbury will experience the Yankees-BoSox rivalry from a whole new perspective when he takes on his former team Thursday night.

04/10/2014

File photo of David Phelps (credit: Getty Images)

Phelps, Yankees Top Red Sox, 3-2

David Phelps went six innings, giving up two runs on four hits and two walks with three strikeouts as the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 3-2.

03/20/2014

Derek Jeter (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images); Xander Bogaerts (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Silverman: Yankees-Red Sox Rivalry Has Turned Into A Lovefest

Was it really a decade ago that Red Sox catcher Jason Varitek was throwing punches at Alex Rodriguez after the Yankees third baseman decided to open up his mouth and make threats to Bronson Arroyo after getting hit by a pitch?

03/19/2014

Members of the field crew spray a swarm of bees in the third inning of a game between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees at George M. Steinbrenner Field on March 18, 2014 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Talk About A Buzz! Red Sox-Yankees Game Delayed By Bees

The game was delayed for seven minutes heading into the bottom of the third inning Tuesday because of a swarm of bees in left field. This wasn’t just a few. We’re talking about a massive swarm, here.

03/18/2014

6 Mar 2000: Pedro Martinez #45 of the Boston Red Sox winds back to pitch the ball during the Spring Training Game against the Texas Rangers at Charlotte County Stadium in Port Charlotte , Florida.

Top 5 Incredible Spring Training Moments

Yes, we’re all aware spring training records, stats and accomplishments don’t count. But that doesn’t mean we should just dismiss a legitimately amazing feat with a mere “huh” just because it happened in early March.

03/13/2014

Bill Buckner (Photo by Brian Snyder-Pool/Getty Images), Mookie Wilson (Photo by T.G. Higgins/Getty Images)

Mookie Wilson Says He’s Best Friends With Bill Buckner

Bill Buckner became the punching bag for Red Sox Nation after botching that little roller up along first in Game 6 of the 1986 World Series. But believe it or not, now he’s BFFs with the man on the better end of that play.

03/06/2014

CHAPEL HILL, NC - FEBRUARY 20: North Carolina Tar Heels fans storm the court after a win over the Duke Blue Devils during their game at the Dean Smith Center on February 20, 2014 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. North Carolina won 74-66.

Top 5 Greatest Team Rivalries In Sports

Ever since the poet Homer reported about fans eagerly lining the stands to see the Troy Trojans versus the Greek Diners, mankind has been enthralled by rivalries.

03/06/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 27: Xander Bogaerts #72 of the Boston Red Sox throws the ball to first base in the eighth inning against Yadier Molina #4 of the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Four of the 2013 World Series at Busch Stadium on October 27, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri.

Red Sox’ Xander Bogaerts Is Baseball’s Top Prospect

Infielder Xander Bogaerts has a World Series ring. Now he’ll crack the Red Sox starting lineup.

03/01/2014

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