Rafael Furcal

Corey Hart (Mark Hirsch/Getty Images)

Report: Mets Among Teams Interested In Corey Hart

The Milwaukee Brewers didn’t extend a qualifying offer this week to Hart, who missed the entire 2013 season following surgery on both knees.

11/07/2013

Rafael Furcal (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Report: Mets Reach Out To Free-Agent Shortstop Rafael Furcal

As far as free agents go, Stephen Drew and Jhonny Peralta are the cream of the shortstop crop, but they will be in heavy demand and will likely command top dollar. A cheaper option is 36-year-old Rafael Furcal.

11/05/2013

Jason Heyward #22 of the Atlanta Braves slides headfirst into third ahead of the tag. (Photo by Daniel Shirey/Getty Images)

Sims: Breaking Down The Dangers Of The Headfirst Slide

Headfirst slides most commonly cause injury to the hands, head and upper body, while feet-first slides are more likely to cause traumatic injury to the lower extremities. It does seem that the headfirst method is more likely to land a player on the disabled list.

05/30/2013

Mark Teixeira (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Sims: Mark Teixeira No Slam-Dunk To Return In 8 To 10 Weeks

By Abby Sims » More Columns So, as expected, the two weeks initially projected for Mark Teixeira to rest and rehab his wrist injury has morphed into a likely eight-to-ten-week recovery period; that is certainly more […]

03/08/2013

Currently on the disabled list, designated hitter David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox tests his injured heel with team trainers. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Sims: Injured Baseball Players Continue To Return To Action Prematurely

Of the many current injuries in Major League Baseball, a number of them might have been avoided with a slower progression back to the field. Others appear to be exacerbations waiting to happen.

09/05/2012

Prince Fielder

MLB All-Star Game Preview

In a season with two extra playoff teams and a great deal of parity, virtually every franchise has hope heading into the season’s second half. That’s why you should care about Tuesday’s Midsummer Classic.

07/09/2012

St. Louis Cardinals' Albert Pujols hits a solo home run during the ninth inning of Game 3 of baseball's World Series against the Texas Rangers, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Cardinals Win Game 3, Pujols Matches Reggie And Ruth

Albert Pujols joined elite World Series company by hitting three home runs in a World Series game. Pujols equaled Babe Ruth and Reggie Jackson in the Cardinals’ 16-7 Game 3 victory over the Rangers.

WFAN–10/23/2011