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Yankees at #9 in AL on SportsNetwork 2015 MLB Projections

By Chris Ruddick The Seattle Mariners haven’t been to the postseason since 2001 and they’ve never been to a World Series. Both of those droughts are going end this season as the Mariners are poised to win their first championship. The road back to the playoffs started last offseason, when Seattle made a bold move in free agency, signing second ... Read More »

Mets at #11 in NL on SportsNetwork 2015 MLB Projections

By Chris Ruddick The Washington Nationals may have the most talented team in Major League Baseball, but if you want to know who will be the last team standing for the National League, look no further than the St. Louis Cardinals. St. Louis won its second straight NL Central title last season and advanced to the NLCS for the fourth ... Read More »

Mets’ Wheeler has successful Tommy John surgery

Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – New York Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler underwent successful surgery to repair the flexor pronator tendon and reconstruct the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow, the team announced Wednesday. It’s expected to take about 14 months for the 24-year-old to be ready to pitch. Wheeler was set to begin his third season in the Mets’ rotation. ... Read More »

Mets’ Wheeler has torn UCL

Port St. Lucie, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – New York Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler has a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. The Mets did not disclose the severity of the tear, but the injury most times leads to Tommy John surgery. Doctors, however, could recommend rest and rehab for a partial tear. Wheeler underwent an MRI exam Saturday in ... Read More »

Mets’ Edgin to have Tommy John surgery

(SportsNetwork.com) – New York Mets reliever Josh Edgin will undergo Tommy John surgery and will miss the 2015 season. Edgin was likely going to be the Mets’ only left-handed reliever entering the season. He underwent tests earlier this week, revealing a damaged ligament in the elbow. The 28-year-old was quoted on the Mets’ website as saying it was the “best ... Read More »

A-Rod homers in Yanks’ spring training loss w/VIDEO

Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – Alex Rodriguez hit his first home run since returning from a year-long suspension during the New York Yankees’ 10-4 spring-training loss to the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday. Rodriguez belted a 3-1 pitch from Brandon Workman over the left-center field wall to lead off the bottom of the fourth inning, part of a 1-for-2 day at ... Read More »

Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello

3/7/15 Reiterating comments that he made during Jeter’s final weekend as an active player last September, GM Brian Cashman said Thursday that he has zero interest in issuing the title of Yankee captain to anyone in the foreseeable future. He even went as far to say that Jeter should be the last captain in franchise history. While I love Derek ... Read More »

A-Rod Clears Another Hurdle

By Chris Ruddick, Contributing Writer At some point Alex Rodriguez will be able to just focus on playing some baseball. He’s met the media, he’s greeted his teammates, and he’s apologized to fans. Now it’s time to see how much is left in the tank of the disgraced soon-to-be 40- year-old former three-time AL MVP, who is likely playing without ... Read More »

Can A-Rod Still Play AND How Long Will He Play For?

By Helen Young, Contributing Writer So Can A-Rod Still Play? And How Long Will He Play For? So A Rod is back, and his PR team and many advisors are encouraging him to toe the line and court the affections of the media and the fans once more. First he showed up to training three days early, causing a complete media ... Read More »