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Joel Hanrahan delivers a pitch in the ninth inning against the New York Mets on September 25, 2012 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Mets, Yankees Among Teams Scouting Former All-Star Closer Joel Hanrahan

Scouts said the 32-year-old “looked fit and healthy” following Tommy John surgery and his pitches were clocked between 87-93 mph, according Jon Heyman of WFAN and CBSSports.com.

04/18/2014

Trevor Hoffman (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images); Mariano Rivera (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Major League Baseball To Name Best Closer Awards After Rivera, Hoffman

It’s only fitting. Major League Baseball has honored the top closers in baseball for years, but soon will rename its awards after arguably the two best relievers to ever pick up a ball.

04/09/2014

Bobby Abreu #53 of the Philadelphia Phillies swings at a pitch in the sixth inning of a game againt the Houston Astros at Osceola County Stadium on March 20, 2014 in Kissimmee, Florida. Philadelphia won the game 6-3. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Mets Considering Bobby Abreu For Outfield Insurance

If the Mets decide to bring him in, Abreu could sit in wait at Triple-A or serve as a left-handed bat off the bench, WFAN and CBSSports.com baseball insider Jon Heyman reports.

03/31/2014

Didi Gregorius (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

Heyman: Mets Talking With D-Backs, M’s About Acquiring SS; ‘Thor’ Is Off Table

With Opening Day less than two weeks away, Alderson is in talks with both the Mariners and the Diamondbacks about acquiring a shortstop, according to WFAN/CBSSports.com baseball insider Jon Heyman.

03/19/2014

Craig Carton (Photo by Al Dukes/WFAN)

Carton, Melo, Harvey, Heyman Crack List Of NY’s Most Influential Tweeters

New York Magazine released its list of New York’s most influential tweeters on Friday, and both WFAN and local athletes were well-represented.

02/28/2014

Grant Balfour (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Heyman: Balfour Turned Down Mets’ Offer In Favor Of Rays’

Balfour will be the Rays’ closer. He likely would have been the setup man to Bobby Parnell in Queens, which might have factored in his decision to sign with Tampa Bay.

01/24/2014

Stephen Drew (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Heyman: Yankees Considering Free-Agent SS Stephen Drew

If the Yankees sign Drew, he won’t start at shortstop — Jeter certainly isn’t moving positions. The 30-year-old could move over to third base — or even second — though he’s only played shortstop in his eight-year career.

01/24/2014

Kevin Youkilis (Photo by Brad White/Getty Images)

Heyman: Ex-Yank Kevin Youkilis Agrees To Deal With Rakuten Golden Eagles

The 2007 Gold Glove Award winner was limited by injuries in his lone season in the Bronx. He played in just 28 games, hitting .219 with two homers and eight RBIs.

12/20/2013

Boone Logan (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Heyman: Logan Gets 3 Years, $16.5 Million From Rockies

WFAN/CBS Sports baseball insider Jon Heyman reported that former Yankees reliever Boone Logan has signed a three-year deal with the Rockies.

12/13/2013

Robinson Cano #24 congratulates Derek Jeter #2. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter Not Surprised That Cano Bolted The Bronx For Seattle

“We got pretty close throughout the years, but I understand it’s a business. It’s a business on both sides. I would have liked to have played with him longer but you understand it’s a business, guys move on.”

12/10/2013

Mike Pelfrey (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Heyman: Yankees Are Checking In On Ex-Mets Starter Mike Pelfrey

The Yankees are checking in on former Mets starter Mike Pelfrey, according to WFAN/CBS Sports baseball insider John Heyman.

12/08/2013

Robinson Cano reacts as he leaves the infield. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Heyman: Mariners, Robinson Cano Agree To 10-Year, $240M Deal

It was a back-and-forth morning, but Robinson Cano is no longer a Yankee. The second baseman agreed to a 10-year, $240 million deal with the Mariners on Friday, according to WFAN/CBSSports.com insider Jon Heyman.

12/06/2013

Curtis Granderson (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Heyman: Mets Agree To 4-Year Deal With Outfielder Curtis Granderson

According WFAN/CBSSports.com baseball insider Jon Heyman, the Mets have reportedly agreed a four-year, $60 million contract with free agent outfielder Curtis Granderson.

12/06/2013

Curtis Granderson (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Heyman: Mets Believed To Have Offered Curtis Granderson 3-Year Deal

According to WFAN’s Jon Heyman, the Mets and Curtis Granderson are talking terms on a long-term deal.

12/04/2013

Jacoby Ellsbury (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Yankees Shock Baseball World With Jacoby Ellsbury Splash

Ellsbury, who turned 30 in September, led the majors with 52 stolen bases despite being hobbled late in the season by a broken right foot. The lefty-hitting leadoff man batted .298 with nine homers and 53 RBIs.

12/04/2013

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