Opening Day

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Cano The Leader? Banged-Up Yankees Need Robbie To Embrace New Role

It was a different Robinson Cano at the WBC. Wearing his country’s name on his chest brought out his leadership. The Yankees will need some of that early on.


The 7 Line Army took over center field for the Mets' final home game in 2012 (credit: Darren Meenan/The 7 Line)

860 Mets Fans Strong, Opening Day Just The Start For ‘The 7 Line Army’

If you’re a Mets fan, you’ve heard of The 7 Line. Heck, you’re probably a member of The 7 Line Army. And if you’re lucky, you have the hottest ticket in town for Opening Day.


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Yankees’ Girardi Expects To See A-Rod On Opening Day

The Bombers open their season in 10 days, and manager Joe Girardi says A-Rod should be there.


Jon Niese  (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images), Johan Santana (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Mets Close To Announcement On Opening Day Starter; Marcum Gets Cortisone Shot

Manager Terry Collins said he’d announce his starter for Opening Day “in the next couple of days.”


Derek Jeter (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter ‘Not Concerned’ About Cranky Ankle; Still Targeting Opener

Relax, Yankees fans. The captain says he’s OK.


Johan Santana of the New York Mets. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Santana To Start Opening Day, Will Not Play In World Baseball Classic

Johan Santana will be named the Opening Day starter for the Mets and will not compete for Venezuela in the World Baseball Classic.


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Yankees’ Jeter Gives Good Review To First On-Field Workout

“Everything went well,” Jeter said as he drove out of the complex.


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Yankees’ Derek Jeter ‘OK’ To Begin Baseball Activities

The 38-year-old team captain reiterated Wednesday that he is on track to be in New York’s starting lineup for the opener on April 1.


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Derek Jeter Expects To Be Ready For Yankees’ Opener

The 38-year-old Yankees captain insists he’s on a path that will allow him to be New York’s shortstop on opening day, April 1.


NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 13: Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees celebrates with Hiroki Kuroda #18 and manager Joe Girardi #28 during the home opener at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Kuroda Tosses Gem As A-Rod, Yankees Shut Out Angels In Home Opener

Alex Rodriguez hit his 630th home run and Hiroki Kuroda pitched excellently in his Yankee Stadium debut as the New York Yankees beat the Los Angeles Angels, 5-0, Friday in their 110th home opener.


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Jorge Posada To Throw Out Ceremonial First Pitch At Yankees’ Home Opener

Before the Bronx Bombers take the field for their 110th home opener in franchise history on Friday, the recently retired Jorge Posada will throw out the ceremonial first pitch at Yankee Stadium.


Jonathon Niese (credit: Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

For Mets’ Niese, New 5-Year Contract Means ‘Burden’ Lifted

When Jonathon Niese strides to the mound Sunday for his first start of the year, he will do so with a new sense of confidence and a carefree attitude.


Joe Girardi (credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Yankees’ Opening Day Notes, Nuggets And Thoughts

Joe Girardi is ready for the long journey back “to where you want to be.” In case you’re not aware, in Yankee-land, that’s late October.


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Somers’ Monologue: One Down For Mets, 161 To Go

It was an Amazin’ start indeed for the Mets in 2012. But isn’t it always?



B&C Morning Show: John Flaherty Talks Yankees Baseball Better Than Most

For Boomer and Craig’s money, there’s not a better baseball analyst around than John Flaherty.