Ex-Yankees Starter A.J. Burnett Out 8-12 Weeks After Orbital Fracture SurgeryThe right-hander was injured Wednesday at the Pirates' spring training facilities in Bradenton, Fla., while trying to bunt.
Roberts: MLB First Half Rankings And AwardsEvan Roberts releases his first half MLB power rankings and doles out some first half awards.
Mets Pitchers Rolling, Dickey Starts Tonight Vs. PiratesR.A. Dickey looks to deliver the Mets' eighth straight quality start Saturday night against the Pirates, who haven't had an extra-base hit in consecutive losses since reaching .500.
Mets Miss Out On Hurdle; Pirates Introduce SkipperClint Hurdle decided to take a firm offer from the Pirates rather than wait to see if he would get the Mets' job.
Oberkfell Next On Mets' Interview ListThe Mets' search for a manager is headed to the Dominican Republic. General manager Sandy Alderson is flying south to meet with Triple-A manager Ken Oberkfell.
Report: Mets To Give Backman Second InterviewWally Backman will be granted a follow-up interview with new GM Sandy Alderson for the Mets' managerial opening, according to Steve Popper and Bob Klapisch of the Bergen Record.
Coleman's Corner: Mets' First InterviewsThe Mets will commence the managerial derby on Thursday and Friday of this week. Brooklyn Cyclones manager Wally Backman and third base coach Chip Hale are at the top of the internal list.
Lopez-Hamilton Is World Series Matchup To WatchGiants manager Bruce Bochy might have a better alternative than simply walking Josh Hamilton in key spots during the World Series.