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Henderson Alvarez #37 of the Miami Marlins throws a pitch in the first inning during a game against the New York Mets on September 17, 2014 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Alvarez Pitches Marlins To 4-3 Win Over Mets

Alvarez ended a three-start winless streak, and the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets 4-3 Wednesday night to finish a trying 10-game trip.

09/18/2014

MIAMI, FL - SEPTEMBER 03:  Adeiny Hechavarria #3 of the Miami Marlins turns a double play as Kirk Nieuwenhuis #9 of the New York Mets slides into second during a game at Marlins Park on September 3, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Mets Edge Marlins 4-3 In Spite Of Late Stanton Home Run

Travis d’Arnaud hit a go-ahead RBI single in the eighth inning to lift the New York Mets to a 4-3 win over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night.

09/03/2014

Dilson Herrera of the New York Mets runs the bases after hitting a home run during the third inning of the game against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on September 1, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Mets Guilty Of 6 Errors — 2 By Herrera — In Bad Loss To Marlins

Giancarlo Stanton hit his 34th home run and the Miami Marlins scored three runs in the eighth inning to beat the New York Mets 9-6 on Monday.

09/02/2014

Giancarlo Stanton #27 of the Miami Marlins hits a single during a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Marlins Park on August 14, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Palladino: August Numbers Emphasize Mets’ Need For Castro Or Stanton

This lineup has got to go, at all costs. Guys like Castro and Stanton have got to be looking like attractive targets right now, regardless of money or the talent outlay to get them.

08/20/2014

MILWAUKEE, WI - SEPTEMBER 01: Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angles of Anaheim singles in the top of the sixth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on September 01, 2013 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Compelling Stories On West Coast Dominate As MLB Second Half Begins

Baseball’s All-Star party in the Twin Cities was a long series of smiles for players and fans. But the break is over now, and the real fun begins Friday night. It should be quite an exciting ride to the finish line.

07/17/2014

Troy Tulowitzki (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Kallet: Surging Mets Need To Get An Impact Bat And Go For It

There’s no reason to wait anymore. We’ve waited long enough. Make your move, Sandy, and let’s see what this club can do.

07/16/2014

Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers throws a pitch against the San Diego Padres at Dodger Stadium on July 10, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

With Pitching Dominating The Game, Should MLB Lower The Mound?

Baseball has a problem: Clayton Kershaw, Aroldis Chapman, Felix Hernandez and all the other kings of the hill are just too good.

07/15/2014

American League All-Star Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland A's bats during the Gillette Home Run Derby at Target Field on July 14, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Yoenis Cespedes Tops Todd Frazier In Final, Wins 2nd Straight HR Derby

Cespedes became the first repeat winner of the All-Star skills contest in 15 years, powering his way past Cincinnati’s Todd Frazier 9-1 in the final round Monday night.

07/15/2014

PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 13: Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks at bat during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field on April 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6.

National League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/11/2014

ANAHEIM, CA - JULY 03: Matt Adams #53 of the St. Louis Cardinals looks on prior to the start of the game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on July 3, 2013 in Anaheim, California.

Fantasy Baseball Preview: Sleepers And Busts

CBS Local Sports breaks down potential sleepers and busts for your fantasy baseball draft.

03/13/2014

Matt Harvey (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Matt Harvey Set To Appear In ESPN The Magazine’s ‘Body Issue’

The fifth annual “Body Issue” hits newsstands July 12.

06/25/2013

Giancarlo Stanton (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images), Zack Wheeler (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Palladino: Trade Mets’ Top Prospects For Stanton? Answer Not Clear-Cut

Plenty of room for debate here, especially when talking about an organization that is struggling to find relevancy again.

04/12/2013

Giancarlo Stanton (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Report: Mets ‘Monitoring’ Sluggers Giancarlo Stanton, Carlos Gonzalez

According to Andy Martino of the New York Daily News, the Mets are continuing to “monitor the situation” surrounding Giancarlo Stanton and Carlos Gonzalez.

04/11/2013

David Wright (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

David Wright Drives In 5 As Team USA Rolls Puerto Rico

The Mets’ star was locked in again. Wright drove in five runs, the last three with a bases-loaded double in the eighth. That prompted chants of “U-S-A! U-S-A!” from the crowd of 32,872.

03/13/2013

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Coleman: Let’s Not Forget Bud Selig’s Part In Marlins Fiasco

You’d like to think that the fire sale or deconstruction of the Miami Marlins is now complete, but with these bozos driving the bus, who knows.

11/15/2012

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