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Daniel Murphy (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)

Shorthanded Already? Murphy, Young Out Of Mets’ Opening Day Lineup

It’s Opening Day … and the Mets are already banged up. Well, that may be a bit of an overstatement, but the Amazin’s first lineup of the season is missing some key pieces.


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Report: Rangers Winger Chris Kreider Could Miss At Least A Month

Rangers winger Chris Kreider is dealing with a hand injury, and he could miss at least a month, according to TSN’s Bob McKenzie.


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Mets’ Matt Harvey Will Split Rehab Between NY, Port St. Lucie

“About the first of June, when he’s about ready to get on the mound, he will come down to Florida and be here more or less full-time with occasional trips back to New York,” Alderson said.


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Yankees Get ‘Good News’ On Ellsbury’s Ailing Right Calf

Bombers center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury was sent for an MRI Thursday of his cranky right calf, which was negative. “We just wanted to make sure he was OK,” manager Joe Girardi said.


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Report: Mets’ Jon Niese To Begin Season On Disabled List

The good news? The 27-year-old lefty is expected to make his debut during the club’s opening homestand, according to a report.


Kris Medlen (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Sims: Why Are So Many Pitchers Having To Undergo Tommy John Surgery?

Many have taken note of the epidemic of Tommy John surgeries in baseball of late, and the reason for it is both straightforward and enigmatic.


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Not Going Down Quietly: Mets’ Harvey Convinced He Can Pitch In ’14

No matter what the New York Mets think, Matt Harvey is convinced he can pitch at some point this season.


Jonathon Niese (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Mets’ Jonathon Niese Back At Spring Training After Clean Scan

“I just want to get my arm ready. If that means I’m the fifth starter, the eighth starter, it doesn’t matter to me. Just as long as I get my arm right and I’m healthy so we can play in October.”


Jose Iglesias (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Sims: Breaking Down The Stress Fractures In Jose Iglesias’ Shins

Understanding the nature of stress fractures and the progression that often occurs from stress-reaction injuries makes the explanation fairly straightforward.


Jon Niese (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Mets, Niese Get Good News On Sore Left Elbow

Jon Niese received a cortisone shot for inflammation in the back of his left elbow and may be cleared to resume throwing as early as Wednesday.


Jacoby Ellsbury (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Yankees CF Jacoby Ellsbury Day To Day With Tightness In Right Calf

“We’ll make sure we take care of this, and if it takes a few days or a week, so be it,” Cashman said. “It felt tight, so we’re going to make sure that’s all it’s going to be.”


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Sims: Ike Davis’ Early Injury A Cause For Concern For Mets

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.


Ike Davis (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Mets 1B Ike Davis Hurting, Wearing A Walking Boot On Right Leg

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.


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Mets Limiting Harvey’s Interviews After Cryptic Comeback Tweet

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.


Kevin Garnett #2 of the Brooklyn Nets and Kenneth Faried #35 of the Denver Nuggets box out for a rebound. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Kevin Garnett To Miss 4th Straight Game When Nets Visit Celtics

Kevin Garnett will sit out a fourth straight game because of back spasms Friday when the Brooklyn Nets visit Boston, missing his last trip this season back to his old home.