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Mets Center Fielder Juan Lagares Wins First Gold Glove

St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina has won his seventh Gold Glove in a row while three players from both the Kansas City Royals and Baltimore Orioles have been honored for fielding excellence.

11/04/2014

Travis Ishikawa #45 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates after he hits a three-run walk-off home run to defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 during Game Five of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 16, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Ishikawa 3-Run Homer Sends Giants To World Series

Travis Ishikawa hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning, sending the San Francisco Giants to the World Series with a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.

10/17/2014

Brandon Crawford #35 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates in the 10th inning before he scores the game-winning run against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Three of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 14, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Giants Beat Cardinals In 10th On Choate Wild Throw

A wild throw by reliever Randy Choate on a bunt allowed Brandon Crawford to score the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning, lifting the San Francisco Giants over the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 on Tuesday for a 2-1 lead in the NL Championship Series.

10/14/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 06: 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 Three of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 6, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

9 Reactions To Dodgers-Cardinals Home Plate Umpire Dale Scott

Aside from a seemingly generous strike zone, Scott also appeared to clap when Yasiel Puig was struck out during the third inning.

10/07/2014

Derek Jeter (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) and Adam Wainwright (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) during the 85th MLB All-Star Game.

NL Starter Wainwright Says He Grooved One To Jeter, Then Backtracks

The first-inning double was one of Derek Jeter’s classic, opposite-field line drives to right. OK, so maybe NL starter Adam Wainwright admitted he threw something juicy to hit.

07/16/2014

American League All-Stars Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees and Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics celebrate a 5-3 victory over the National League All-Stars during the 85th MLB All-Star Game at Target Field on July 15, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Trout Leads AL To Victory In Jeter’s Final All-Star Game

Helping send Derek Jeter out a winner in his last All-Star game appearance, Mike Trout drove in two runs with a triple and a double to lead the American League past the National League 5-3 on Tuesday night.

07/16/2014

Derek Jeter (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter Scores 1 Run, Receives 2 Standing Ovations In All-Star Game

Derek Jeter had two hits and scored one run in two at-bats by the middle of the All-Star Game Tuesday evening, after he was honored by both the American and National leagues in the midst of his final season.

07/15/2014

Joe DiMaggio (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: All-Time AL NYC Vs. All-Time NL NYC — Who Would Win?

I thought I would round out this discussion by choosing all-time teams: one comprised solely of Yankees and the other with players from the New York Giants, Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Mets.

04/25/2014

A New York Yankees cap (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Is NY A National League Or American League City? (Part 2)

This is a follow-up from my previous column, where the question under consideration was: Is New York an American League city or a National League city?

04/08/2014

Yankees hat (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Is NY A National League Or American League City? (Part 1)

Gabe Costa takes an approach which is both subjective and qualitative. He takes a look at both temporal (historical) and spatial (geographical) aspects of this issue in Part 1.

04/03/2014

The 2013 Postseason logo is seen on the field before Game 1 of the National League Division Series between the Atlanta Braves and the Los Angeles Dodgers.  (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: The World Series And The ‘Footballization’ Of Baseball

Theoretically, a team could play 20 postseason games before winning it all. Given all this, I wonder if the World Series has become anticlimactic. It takes so long just to reach the Fall Classic.

10/08/2013

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Matt Harvey To Undergo Tommy John Surgery, Miss All Of 2014

Mets ace Matt Harvey will have surgery to repair a partially torn ligament in his right elbow, an operation that will sideline him for the 2014 season.

10/04/2013

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Dusty Baker Out As Cincinnati Reds Manager

A person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press that the Reds will announce Friday that Baker will be replaced.

10/04/2013

Sandy Alderson (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Sandy Alderson On WFAN: ‘Now We’re Entering A New Phase’

“I think now we’re entering a new phase where the short-term becomes somewhat more important than the long-term,” Alderson said. “And that’s how we’re going to go at it.”

09/30/2013

Matt Harvey (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

GM Sandy Alderson: Ace Matt Harvey Might Pitch In Arizona Fall League

The Arizona Fall League is usually host to minor-league prospects — not the faces of big-league pitching staffs. But pitching in the AFL would give the 24-year-old the opportunity to face live hitters.

09/24/2013

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