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Yankees trade Cervelli to Pirates for Wilson

Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Yankees have traded catcher Francisco Cervelli to the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for pitcher Justin Wilson. Cervelli spent each of his seven big league seasons with the Yankees and last year batted .301 with two homers and 13 RBI in 49 games as the backup to Brian McCann. He missed two months with ... Read More »

New York Mets Notes: Sign Cuddyer. deGrom wins ROY

Mets ink Cuddyer to 2-year contract Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Mets made the first big splash of the offseason Monday by signing veteran outfielder Michael Cuddyer to a two-year contract. Cuddyer, 36, rejected Colorado’s $15.3 million qualifying offer at Monday’s deadline and instead elected to sign with the Mets, who will forfeit the 15th overall pick in ... Read More »

MLB: Let’s hand out some hardware

By Chris Ruddick, MLB Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – It may not be fully cranked up, but Major League Baseball’s hot stove is definitely starting to heat up. Managers are being hired, players have been tendered contracts, options are being picked up and declined, rumors are starting and some of the lesser awards have already started to ... Read More »

Mets’ Wright progressing from shoulder injury

Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – New York Mets third baseman David Wright is progressing from a shoulder injury that cost him most of the last month of the 2014 season. Wright was shut down in early September with left shoulder inflammation. He was later diagnosed with a rotator cuff contusion and the Mets said Friday an exam this week has shown ... Read More »

Yankees Notes: Arod admits, Gardner has surgery and Robertson weighs options

Report: A-Rod admits to PED use under oath Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – Alex Rodriguez has maintained that he never took performance-enhancing drugs from Biogenesis of America or its disgraced founder, Anthony Bosch. According to a Miami Herald report, though, the Yankees third baseman told the Drug Enforcement Agency in January that he paid cash to Bosch for PEDs and received ... Read More »

Rebuilding the Mets and their identity

By Ted Nicolosi, Contributing Writer After being so close to bringing a championship to Flushing back in 2006, the New York Mets have taken a number of steps back.  It started with Adam Wainwright striking out Carlos Beltran looking in Game 7 of the NLCS, then proceeded with the most historic collapse in MLB history with the Mets blowing a ... Read More »

Giants win Game 7 for 3rd title in 5 years

Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) – Madison Bumgarner watched as Pablo Sandoval worked his way under the ball. Moments later, the San Francisco Giants ace was swarmed by teammates near the mound after punctuating one of the great postseason performances in any sport. Some of them stopped first to congratulate Sandoval, who was on his back after catching the last out. ... Read More »

Giants ride one-man wrecking crew to a title

By Chris Ruddick, MLB Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – The San Francisco Giants got a combined nine outs from their starting pitchers in Games 6 and 7. Yet here they are celebrating a third World Series title in five years. How is that even possible? Well, had I not seen it with my own eyes, I would ... Read More »

And then there was one…

By Chris Ruddick, MLB Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – After a 162-game regular season and three rounds of playoffs it all comes down to this. One game. Do or die for the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants in a Game 7 on Wednesday at Kauffman Stadium. It doesn’t get much better than a decisive game ... Read More »

Royals force Game 7 with 10-0 win over Giants

Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) – Mike Moustakas smoked a double inside the right-field line, opening the flood gates. Nori Aoki slapped a single through the left side, Lorenzo Cain dropped a bloop hit into center and Eric Hosmer bounced a double over a drawn-in infield. By the time Billy Butler ended a half-hour rally with a gapper to the outfield ... Read More »