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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

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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

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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

Matt Harvey (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Collins: It Would Not Shock Me If Harvey Is Next Season’s Opening Day Starter

A lot of people are criticizing Matt Harvey for choosing to delay possible surgery on his ailing right elbow. His manager, however, isn’t one of them.

09/18/2013

David Wright (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Mets 3B David Wright Could Return To Field In Philly

The seven-time All-Star ran the bases last week and took live batting practice for the first time this past Saturday. He has a chance to play against the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park this weekend.

09/18/2013

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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

Matt Harvey (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images), Hiroki Kuroda (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Palladino: A Harvey-Kuroda Cy Young Exacta? It Could Happen

Cy Young? Maybe, maybe not. But Hiroki Kuroda has pitched well enough to dream. And Matt Harvey’s season speaks for itself. It would be nice if the year ended with a little positive history.

08/14/2013

Matt Harvey (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Report: Cy Young Race Won’t Halt Harvey Shutdown

The Mets want to ensure the 24-year-old’s arm is rested and protected for the future — and the team and “will not waver” from that strategy, the Daily News reported.

08/08/2013

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Sports Verdict: Which Team Has A Better Shot At Making The Playoffs? Pirates Vs. Orioles

Both the Baltimore Orioles and the Pittsburgh Pirates are enjoying quality seasons midway through this year. With each team presenting a legitimate threat to make the playoffs in their respective leagues, the question is, which is most likely to achieve that goal?

07/25/2013

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Ryan Braun Suspended Without Pay For Remainder Of 2013 Season

Ryan Braun was suspended without pay for the rest of the season and the postseason Monday in the first penalty following MLB’s investigation of the Florida clinic accused of distributing performance-enhancing drugs.

07/22/2013

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