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Ryan Howard #6 of the Philadelphia Phillies hits a bases loaded double scoring two runs in the sixth inning against the New York Mets on August 30, 2014 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Howard, Byrd Lead Phillies To 7-2 Win Over Mets

Ryan Howard drove in three runs, Marlon Byrd homered and the Philadelphia Phillies defeated the New York Mets 7-2 on Saturday night.

08/30/2014

Marlon Byrd (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images), Joaquin Benoit  (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images), Josh Willingham (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Lots Of Options, Little Action As Yankees Search For Deadline Upgrades

Will the Yanks shake things up? Maybe, but don’t expect a blockbuster. So far, GM Brian Cashman — no stranger to wheeling and dealing — hasn’t been linked to anyone of the big-splash variety.

07/31/2014

Phillies outfielder Marlon Byrd (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Yankees Linked To Several Players As Trade Deadline Fast Approaches

As they continue to look up at the top spot in the AL East and at both wild cards, the Bombers are in desperate need of everything and have actively been trying to upgrade a roster decimated by injuries.

07/30/2014

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10 Players Who Could Get Traded At MLB Trade Deadline

With the MLB trade deadline just two weeks away, it’s time to see who could potentially be on the move in late July.

07/24/2014

PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 13: Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks at bat during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field on April 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6.

National League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/11/2014

Brad Miller trots the bases after a home run (Photo Credit: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 14 Starts And Sits

It’s hard to preach patience with an unproven Fantasy asset. That was the case with Brad Miller after his early struggles. Miller had a nice rookie year, which led to many buying into the hype for his second season. When things didn’t pan out, most owners cut bait, deciding to ride the hot hand.

06/27/2014

Curtis Granderson #3 of the New York Mets hits a double and drives in a run in the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies during their game on May 9, 2014 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Byrd Comes Back To Bite Mets; Phillies Win In 11

Marlon Byrd sliced an RBI double just inside the right field line in the 11th inning, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 3-2 Friday night in a game of many squandered opportunities.

05/10/2014

Phillies outfielder Marlon Byrd (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Marlon Byrd: With Their Chemistry, Mets Can Win 90 Games — Or More

“The chemistry over in that clubhouse … there’s a reason that the team’s winning over there,” Byrd said, according to WFAN’s Ed Coleman.

04/30/2014

Lucas Duda (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Eddie C’s Mets Notebook: Byrd On Lucas Duda And The Outfield Situation

Many people, myself included, felt that Ike Davis should have been the first-baseman choice for the Mets. Byrd, on the other hand, believes in Duda.

04/30/2014

Marlon Byrd (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Heyman: Ex-Met Marlon Byrd Signs 2-Year Deal With Phillies

Former Mets outfielder Marlon Byrd has agreed to a two-year deal with the Philadelphia Phillies, according to WFAN/CBSSports.com baseball insider Jon Heyman.

11/12/2013

David Wright (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Mets Captain David Wright Determined To Come Back Before Season Ends

Wright was headed to the Mets’ complex in Florida on Thursday, a day before the team begins a nine-game road trip. He said he feels fine swinging and fielding, but he’s not running full speed and isn’t ready for rehab games.

08/29/2013

General manager Sandy Alderson of the New York Mets (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Palladino: Baseball Gods Owe The Depressed Mets A Break

We all know how this ends. We’re talking about the Mets, a franchise so rife with self-inflicted wounds that even the kindest of baseball gods won’t deign to cut it an occasional break.

08/28/2013

Matt Harvey (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mets Ace Matt Harvey: ‘I Will Be Back Next Year For April 1′

“Thank you everyone for the kind words and support. I may be done this year, but I will be back next year for April 1,” Harvey posted on Twitter.

08/28/2013

Marlon Byrd (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Mets Trade Marlon Byrd And John Buck To Pirates For Minor Leaguer

The Mets traded right fielder Marlon Byrd, catcher John Buck and cash to the Pirates for minor league middle infielder Dilson Herrera and a player to be named later.

08/27/2013

Daisuke Matsuzaka of the New York Mets delivers a pitch against the Detroit Tigers on August 23, 2013 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Schwei: Mets Mauled By The Tigers, Continue Homestand Against Phillies

The Mets complete the homestand with a four-game series against the Phillies before heading to Washington this weekend. The Mets have gone 5 and 7 against both of these division rivals so far in 2013.

08/26/2013

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