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TTYM: John Daly Tees Off A Model And Francoeur Thinks His Teammate Is Deaf

In this week’s That Thing You Missed watch John Daly hit a golf ball out of a model’s mouth, while another golfer deals with a different type of hazard, a hockey fan’s creepy haircut and is this the most epic professional sports prank ever?


New York Yankees assistant trainer Steve Donohue, left, and manager Joe Girardi, right, check on Robinson Cano (24) during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday, May 11, 2011, at Yankee Stadium in New York. Cano left the game after being hit by a pitch on the batting helmet. (credit: AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Yankees’ Robinson Cano Day-To-Day After Pitch Hits Helmet

Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano left Wednesday night’s loss to the Royals after getting hit by a pitch in the batting helmet. Cano went for a CT scan and is considered day-to-day.


Texas Rangers v New York Yankees, Game 5

Francoeur Reminds Texas Teammates About ’96 Yankees

Jeff Francoeur might want to remind his Texas Rangers teammates about the 1996 Atlanta Braves.


Colby Lewis (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Back Home, Lewis Could Pitch Texas To World Series

Colby Lewis could deliver the Texas Rangers their biggest victory in the franchise’s 50 seasons. Beat the New York Yankees in Game 6 of the ALCS Friday night, and the Rangers are headed to their first World Series.


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Playoff Teams Get Boost From Midseason Makeovers

Everywhere you turn in these playoffs, late pickups and midseason acquisitions are playing important roles on the field.


Outfielder Jeff Francoeur #21 of the Texas Rangers smiles as he takes batting practice before Game 5 of the ALDS against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field on October 12, 2010 in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Finally, Postseason In New York For Ex-Met Francoeur

When Jeff Francoeur was traded from the Braves to the Mets in 2009, the outfielder dreamed of postseason baseball in New York. The opportunity has arrived – with the Texas Rangers.


(AP Photo/Ralph Lauer)

Rivera Blows It; Rangers Beat Yankees 7-6

Mariano Rivera blew it, ending the New York Yankees’ perfect record when leading after eight innings.


Ike Davis, Mike Hessman

Schwei: Examining the Mets’ Offensive Eruption

The Mets erupted for 18 runs and 21 hits in Sunday’s win over the Cubs. It was the 7th time that the Mets scored 18 or more runs in a game. All of the 18-plus run outbursts have come on the road and four have been at the “friendly confines” of Wrigley Field.


(AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Mets Trade Jeff Francoeur To Rangers

The first-place Texas Rangers acquired outfielder Jeff Francoeur for their playoff push Tuesday night, just hours before the deadline for players to be eligible for the postseason roster.


Mike Pelfrey (file)

Pelfrey Ties Career High For Wins; Mets Edge Astros

Mike Pelfrey allowed six hits in eight dominant innings and the New York Mets ended the Houston Astros’ five-game winning streak, 2-1 on Friday night.


Mets' lefty Pat Misch (file)

1 Bad Inning Dooms Misch, Mets

Carlos Lee hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning and the Houston Astros rallied to beat the New York Mets 3-2 on Thursday night.


David Wright #5 of the New York Mets looks on after grounding out to end the sixth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies on August 14, 2010 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Schwei By The Numbers: Trying To Change Their Luck

Maybe the Mets will have better luck when they face two teams this week that they have not seen so far in 2010 as they visit the Houston Astros and Pittsburgh Pirates.


Oliver Perez (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

After Woeful 2009, Mets Slide Again

Not winning consecutive games since mid-June is the least of the New York Mets’ worries.


Frank Cashen (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images), Steve Phillips (Jamie Squire/Allsport/Getty Images), and Omar Minaya (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Schwei By The Numbers: Climbing The Charts

Omar Minaya is fast approaching a milestone as the Mets’ chief baseball decision-maker; the second-longest tenure in that position in club history.


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Santana, Francoeur Lead Mets To 1-0 Win Over Phils

Johan Santana allowed five hits in 7 1-3 innings and Jeff Francoeur supplied the game’s only run with a homer to lead the New York Mets to a 1-0 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night.