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David Robertson (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Palladino: Re-Signing Robertson Would Be Yankees’ Best Move At Winter Meetings

Imagine. Andrew Miller in the seventh, Dellin Betances in the eighth, and David Robertson to close. It’s the type of pen a lot of teams only dream about.

12/08/2014

Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers argues with home-plate umpire Dale Scott after getting called out in the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 3 of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 6, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Michael Thomas/Getty Images)

Veteran MLB Umpire Dale Scott Comes Out As Gay

The Oregon native has been a member of the big-league staff since 1986 and is a crew chief. He worked the World Series in 1998, 2001 and 2004.

12/02/2014

Matt Harvey (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Matt Harvey On WFAN: ‘Spring Training Can’t Come Quick Enough’

The countdown is on. In less than three months, Mets ace Matt Harvey will unleash the cannon at 100 percent for the first time since August 2013.

11/25/2014

Yankees general manager Brian Cashman (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Palladino: Count On It — Yankees Will Spend For Talent

Brian Cashman has holes to fill. He doesn’t have the farm talent to fill them all, or leverage for a trade. So that leaves free agency. It’s the Yankees’ way.

11/24/2014

Starlin Castro (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images), Jon Niese (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Palladino: Pitching-Rich Mets Can’t Entice The Perfect Trade Partner

The Mets need an upgrade at shortstop. The Cubs have shortstops in spades. What they don’t have is pitching. So what’s the problem?

11/21/2014

Rob Manfred (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Rob Manfred Given 5-Year Term As Baseball Commissioner

Praising the transition as quick and orderly, Bud Selig announced Thursday that baseball owners unanimously approved a five-year term for Rob Manfred.

11/20/2014

Could legalized sports betting be on its way to New Jersey? (BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Ruling Expected Friday On Legalized Sports Betting In New Jersey

New Jersey could drop its ban on betting on sports entirely, but it cannot legally set conditions as it ends the prohibition, a lawyer for the NCAA and four major sports leagues told a federal judge Thursday.

11/20/2014

Giancarlo Stanton (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

It’s Official: Giancarlo Stanton Signs Record $325M Deal

“He wants to be the man, and he’s good enough to assume that mantle,” Marlins president David Samson said Wednesday.

11/19/2014

Giancarlo Stanton (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Do Mega-Contracts In MLB Make Sense?

Stanton is now 25 years old. At the end of his contract he will be 38. On the “average,” will he be worth $25 million a year?

11/19/2014

Giancarlo Stanton (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Jared Max: Great Expectations — A Dickens Of A Task For Giancarlo Stanton

Forget about the Marlins or their fan base. I wonder about the $325-million man who has set himself up to live under unfathomable pressure.

11/18/2014

Max Scherzer pitches at Yankee Stadium (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Heyman: Yankees Could ‘Revisit’ Plan, Make Run At Scherzer

Though still undecided about pursuing Scherzer, the Yankees could adjust their offseason approach after having “brief contact” with the two-time All-Star’s agent, according to CBS’ Jon Heyman.

11/18/2014

Daniel Murphy (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Kallet: Mets Would Be Downright Foolish To Trade Daniel Murphy

The Mets have the pitching, from top to bottom, and they need as much offense as they can get. They need to keep Murphy.

11/17/2014

Terry Collins (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Mets’ Collins Eyes Playoffs: ‘2015 Is Gonna Be The Year’

Terry Collins thinks next season is going to be Amazin’. And after years of futility, that has to be music to Mets fans’ ears.

11/14/2014

The sun sets through the facade atop Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Yankee Stadium Fixture, WFAN Caller ‘Bill The Baker’ Dies At 67

Bill Stimers, the fan befriended by George Steinbrenner who was also a frequent caller to WFAN, died Thursday at the Hebrew Home at Riverdale in the Bronx.

11/14/2014

DraftKings.com homepage (Photo: WFAN.com)

Jared Max: Pro Leagues Making Deals With Fantasy Sports Sites Is Dangerous

What are the odds that in the future, sports fans will read about Pete Rose and shake their heads, bemused, “Wait, he was banned from baseball for doing what???”

11/13/2014

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