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Bobby Parnell (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Mets, Parnell Avoid Arbitration With 1-Year Deal

The $3.7-million contract includes a $50,000 bonus if the injured closer makes 60 appearances in 2015.

01/07/2015

Craig Biggio with the Houston Astros in 1991 (Photo by John Swart/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Congrats To Craig Biggio, The Pride Of Seton Hall University

There’s another part of Craig Biggio’s road to the Hall of Fame that should be highlighted: the Seton Hall University baseball program.

01/07/2015

Mike Piazza (Photo by Matt Campbell/AFP/Getty Images), Pedro Martinez  (Photo by Matt Campbell/AFP/Getty Images), Randy Johnson (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Allsport/Getty Images), John Smoltz  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

What You Need To Know Ahead Of Tuesday’s Hall Of Fame Announcement

Johnson, Martinez and Smoltz appear to be shoo-ins for election. Joining them could be Piazza and Biggio in what is shaping up as the biggest class of inductees in 60 years.

01/06/2015

Pedro Martinez and Mike Piazza with the Mets in 2005. (Photo by Ezra Shaw /Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Will The Hall Of Fame Voters Get It Right?

Happy New Year! This means, of course, that the Hall of Fame announcement is right around the corner.

01/02/2015

Manny Banuelos (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images), David Carpenter (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Yankees Trade Banuelos To Braves For 2 Relievers

The Yankees have bolstered their bullpen by acquiring David Carpenter and Chasen Shreve in a trade with the Atlanta Braves.

01/02/2015

Roberto Clemente (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Kallas: Remembering The Greatness Of Roberto Clemente

This is about Clemente, considered by a few contemporaries to be one of the greatest, if not the greatest, players of all-time. Yet considered by many modern day “experts” to be not worthy of a mention.

12/31/2014

Nathan Eovaldi (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Palladino: After Big Gamble, Yankees Need Eovaldi To Pay Off

The question is, can fireballer Nathan Eovaldi take the next step, a la Nolan Ryan? If he does, then Brian Cashman will look like a true genius.

12/22/2014

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Selig To Become Baseball Commissioner Emeritus; Will Get $6M Annual Pension

Bud Selig will be given the title of baseball commissioner emeritus when he retires next month.

12/19/2014

Might Max Scherzer be on the Yankees’ free agent wish list? Initially the thought was no, but they are the Yankees. Anything is possible. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Yankees Prez Levine Says Virtually No Chance Of Big-Money Signing

For anyone still holding out hope for free-agent ace pitcher Max Scherzer, well, keep dreaming.

12/19/2014

Investigators say Berejuk was the main supplier for Anthony Bosch, who ran the now-closed Biogenesis of America clinic that supplied banned substances to MLB players and other athletes. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Drug Supplier Paulo Berejuk Pleads Guilty In MLB Doping Case

Paulo Berejuk, a 51-year-old Brazilian citizen with permanent U.S. residency, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute testosterone.

12/18/2014

Cuban players celebrate after winning the gold medal against Nicaragua at the XXII Central American and Caribbean Games, in Veracruz, Mexico, on November 21, 2014.  (Photo by Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images)

MLB ‘Closely Monitoring’ Revamped U.S.-Cuba Relations

MLB says it’s too early to tell how revamped relations between the U.S. and Cuba will affect the league.

12/17/2014

Hideki Matsui speaks during an FCC press conference in Tokyo on December 17, 2014. Matsui announced he would host a charity baseball event, 'Support Our Kids,' supporting tsunami-affected children with former New York Yankees teammate Derek Jeter.  (Photo by Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP/Getty Images)

Matsui, Jeter Team Up For Charity Event In Japan

Hideki Matsu said the March 21 event at Tokyo Dome will support children affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

12/17/2014

A man sells vintage baseball cards prior to the start of the last game at Yankee Stadium between the Baltimore Orioles and the New York Yankees on September 21, 2008. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Sy Berger, Father Of Modern Baseball Card, Dies At 91

Using scissors and cardboard at his kitchen table, Berger played around with ideas for trading cards until he struck upon a design that endured for decades.

12/15/2014

Bud Selig (Photo by Jonathan Fickies/Getty Images)

MLB, Selig Hit With Discrimination Lawsuit

The highest-ranking Hispanic woman in a management position at Major League Baseball headquarters says in a lawsuit she has faced discrimination there for two decades.

12/12/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Yankees GM Says A-Rod Not At Spring Training Weight

Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Matthew Krause, the team’s strength and conditioning coordinator, visited A-Rod on Wednesday in Miami.

12/11/2014

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