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Coleman: Mets Need To Proceed With Caution On Some Free Agents

This is not the perfect market for the Mets, not the best time to have a ton of money coming off the books, but it does dovetail with the fact that this team has a lot of holes to fill.


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Yankees’ Late Rally Not Enough, Drop Second Straight In Detroit

The Yankees scored twice off Tigers closer Jose Valverde in the ninth inning and had runners at second and third when Curtis Granderson popped up for the final out. The AL East leaders have lost 12 of 18.


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Johan Santana Roughed Up, Tigers Romp Past Mets 9-0

New York Mets ace Johan Santana struggled for the first time this spring and was pulled in the third inning Friday of a 9-0 loss to the Detroit Tigers.


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Rick Porcello’s Success With Tigers Comes Down To Effectiveness Of Sinker

By David Heck, Special to CBS Local Sports CBS Local Sports will be profiling one young player from each Major League Baseball team every day for the next 30 days as part of our “30 […]


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Burn, Baby, Burn! Yankees’ A.J. Burnett Finds Redemption In Motor City

With the season on the line, the Yankees sent A.J. Burnett to the mound and hoped for the best. New York’s $82.5 million enigma came through when his team needed him most.


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Yankees Pounce On Porcello’s Mistakes, Set Up Deciding Nova-Fister Rematch

Derek Jeter, yeah, he knows a little about playing under the October lights. So when Rick Porcello pitched a couple balls over the middle of the plate, he and the Yankees took advantage.


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Hartnett: Yankees Play With Fire By Trusting A.J. Burnett In Game 4

Joe Girardi and the Yankees are placing blind faith in A.J. Burnett to somehow, against all conventional wisdom, come through in Game 4 of the ALDS with elimination on the line.


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ALDS Game 4: Yankees’ Season Hinges On Inconsistent A.J. Burnett

Most Yankees fans see it as a worst-case scenario: New York needs embattled starter A.J. Burnett to help them avoid elimination.


New York Yankees starting pitcher C.C. Sabathia warms up before the second inning of a spring training baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in Lakeland, Fla., Monday, Feb. 28, 2011.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Sabathia Pitches Two Scoreless Innings For Yankees

CC Sabathia allowed two hits and struck out two for the Yankees in a 6-2 loss to the Tigers.