Jeff Francis

Jeff Francis, then of the Cincinnati Reds, throws a pitch during the second game of a doubleheader against the San Diego Padres at Great American Ball Park on May 15, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Yankees Acquire Veteran Left-Hander Jeff Francis From Oakland

Desperate for anything resembling pitching, the Yankees looked West on Friday and found some relief.


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Keefe To The City: Chat With Sweeny Murti

After many conversations in 2010, Sweeny Murti joined Neil Keefe for the first time in 2011 to talk Yankees baseball and try to figure out how the remainder of the offseason will play out in the Bronx.


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Keefe To The City: Christmas Gift List

Since the Yankees rotation is still in shambles and the Giants went out and took their own playoff berth away from themselves, and I decided to redo my Christmas list.


New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson with Paul DePodesta, vp of player development and amateur scouting, and J.P. Ricciardi, special assistant to the general manager (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Keefe To The City: Eddie Evaluates Alderson’s Plan

With the winter meetings coming to a close and the Mets checking out the bargain bin and the baseball equivalent of the local dollar store, Ed Coleman joined me to try and make sense of Sandy Alderson’s plan.


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Report: Carrasco, Paulino Reach Agreement With Mets

The New York Mets have agreed to terms with free agent catcher Ronny Paulino and right-handed reliever D.J. Carrasco, reports Andy McCullough of Star-Ledger.


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Mets, Rockies Go Toe-To-Toe At Citi Field

The New York Mets continue to dominate the Colorado Rockies at home. They’ll look to make it 23 wins in 26 home games against the Rockies on Wednesday night.