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Dillon Gee #35 of the New York Mets pitches in the first inning during the first game of a doubleheader against the Washington Nationals on September 25, 2014 at Nationals Park in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Gee On Returning To Rotation: ‘I Hate That This Is The Way I’m Back’

This wasn’t how Dillon Gee wanted to regain a spot in the New York Mets’ rotation.

03/17/2015

Chris Borland of the San Francisco 49ers makes a tackle against the Oakland Raiders on December 7, 2014. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

NFL Shocker: 49ers’ Borland Retires At 24 Over Head-Injury Fears

Chris Borland told ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” on Monday that he is retiring following his standout rookie season because playing football isn’t “worth the risk.”

03/17/2015

Dillon Gee of the New York Mets pitches against the Miami Marlins at Citi Field on April 27, 2014. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mets Turn To Dillon Gee With Wheeler Lost For Season

“That’s why we have him,” manager Terry Collins said. “He’ll be the guy. … Dillon’s won a lot of games in the big leagues and he’s going to have to step up and fill some big shoes, but he can handle it.”

03/17/2015

Zack Wheeler #45 of the New York Mets pitches in the first inning against the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field on August 27, 2014. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mets’ Zack Wheeler Has Torn UCL In Elbow, Will Likely Miss 2015 Season

Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler has a torn elbow ligament, a blow to a team hoping to compete for the playoffs following Matt Harvey’s return from Tommy John surgery.

03/16/2015

Dillon Gee  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images), Josh Edgin (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Palladino: Mets GM Alderson Awaiting Judgment On 2 Non-Moves

Sometimes, the moves a GM chooses not to make turn into his most important during the season. Then again, it could also cause the whole season to blow up in his face.

03/16/2015

Josh Edgin (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Mets’ Edgin Opts For Tommy John Surgery; Wheeler Undergoes MRI

With Josh Edgin lost for the season, the only other lefty relievers in camp are Sean Gilmartin and three pitchers with minor league contracts — Scott Rice, Dario Alvarez and Jack Leathersich.

03/16/2015

Kevin Klein #8 of the New York Rangers looks on against the New York Islanders during a game at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 10, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Rangers Defenseman Kevin Klein To Miss 3-4 Weeks With Injury

Rangers defenseman Kevin Klein will be out three to four weeks due to an undisclosed injury sustained when he was struck in the left arm by a shot taken by Washington’s Alex Ovechkin.

03/13/2015

CC Sabathia #52 of the New York Yankees poses for a portrait on February 27, 2015 at George M. Steinbrenner Stadium in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

CC Sabathia Throws Simulated Game; Chris Capuano Out Until May

“I’m not hurt. I feel good. That’s the only way I’m judging myself right now,” Sabathia said. “I’m encouraged.”

03/12/2015

Josh Edgin (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Mets’ Edgin Must Decide Between Conservative Rehab Attempt, Tommy John Surgery

The 28-year-old left-hander experienced elbow discomfort and gave up back-to-back RBI triples to left-handed hitters in a 13-2 loss Monday to Miami.

03/12/2015

Chris Capuano (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Sims: Breaking Down Capuano And Risks Of Rushing Back From Quad Strain

By now you’ve probably heard that Chris Capuano – a 36-year-old left-hander and the Yankees’ projected fifth starter – left his exhibition start in the first inning Wednesday with a right quadriceps strain.

03/12/2015

Chris Capuano (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Yankees Starter Chris Capuano Leaves Outing With Strained Right Quadriceps

Capuano, 36, was hurt in the first inning Wednesday while covering first base on Brock Holt’s one-out grounder to first baseman Garrett Jones. The left-hander was scheduled for an MRI.

03/11/2015

Kyle Okposo of the New York Islanders celebrates after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-1 at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Dec. 20, 2014 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Kyle Okposo To Return To Isles’ Lineup Tuesday Against Rangers

The 26-year-old will play in his first game since Jan. 19. He underwent emergency surgery to repair a detached retina some time around late January or early February.

03/10/2015

Cliff Lee (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Cliff Lee Might Need Surgery On Left Elbow, Ending Season And Possibly Career

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee is awaiting a second opinion from Dr. James Andrews on his ailing left elbow and says surgery would end his season and possibly his career.

03/09/2015

A New York Yankees cap (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Sims: Breaking Down Luis Torrens’ Season-Ending Injury

The labrum is a firm fibrocartilaginous structure that is attached to the inner socket of the shoulder and hip joints.

03/04/2015

Third baseman Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees and outfielder Carlos Beltran #36 participate in a spring training workout on February 26, 2015 at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Sims: They Say They Feel Great, But Tanaka And Beltran Remain Concerns

It does seem likely that Tanaka — a fastball pitcher who’s had a UCL injury at such a young age — is destined for Tommy John surgery. The real question is, if not now, when?

03/03/2015

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