MLB Commissioner Bud Selig To Retire After 2014 Season Bud Selig said he plans to retire as baseball commissioner in January 2015 after a term of more than 22 years marked by robust growth in attendance and revenue along with a canceled World Series and a drug scandal.
Yankees' Mark Teixeira Takes Swings In A Pool As He Ramps Up His RehabTeixeira says the progression to playing in rehab games will be a slow one, but he still hopes to be ready within the initial prognosis of eight to 10 weeks for recovery from a partially torn sheath in his right wrist.
Sight For Sore Eyes: David Wright Appears In 1st Big League Game In 2 WeeksThe Mets' captain made his first appearance in a big league game since sustaining a rib injury during the World Baseball Classic, going 0-for-3 and playing five innings for New York in a 7-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals.
Sweeny: Updating The Progress Of Mark Teixeira; When Will He Return?Mark Teixeira believes that he can be playing for the Yankees again by May 1. He has been working out, taking ground balls in the field and taking one-handed swings in the batting cage.
Report: David Wright Will Likely Be Named Mets' Captain Before Opening DayThe superstar third baseman will likely be named the fourth captain in franchise history before the season begins on April 1, according to a report.
Yankees First Baseman Teixeira Optimistic Surgery Won't Be NecessaryInjured Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira plans to begin baseball drills in a week.
Mets Third Baseman Wright Doesn't Regret WBC DecisionDavid Wright doesn't regret his decision to play in the World Baseball Classic and feels risks come whenever you play baseball.
David Wright Out Of WBC With Moderate Rib Strain, Could Miss Opening DayMets general manager Sandy Alderson said Wright would rest for three to five days. Only time will tell whether the 30-year-old star is ready to begin the regular season on April 1, the GM said on Friday.
Sims: A Closer Look At David Wright's ConditionIt appears from the way he pointed to the problematic area that the third baseman’s complaints refer to his right side, and reports are that the issue is in Wright’s back rather than his chest.
Coleman: Sandy Alderson Breaks Down Plan For David Wright Moving ForwardInstead of traveling to Port St. Lucie to be examined, Mets third baseman David Wright boarded a plane in Miami and flew to New York to be examined by team doctors. General manager Sandy Alderson made the announcement on Friday morning.
David Wright Headed To N.Y. For Tests On Sore Ribs; Done In WBC?Wright said he was optimistic about playing again for Team USA. But Joe Torre ruled him out of Friday night's game and said Wright was doubtful beyond that.
Captain America Vs. Clutch Cano: Wright, Robbie To Meet In Crucial WBC GameTwo of New York's brightest stars will take the stage on Thursday night when Team USA takes on the Dominican Republic at Marlins Park in Miami. We're talking about the Yankees' Robinson Cano and the Mets' David Wright, of course.