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Mets piling up wins by playing old-school gritty baseball

You’re telling me that Buck Showalter couldn’t get back into a major league dugout for three years because teams’ owners and new-age front office personnel thought the old school manager would demand too much authority? Oh my goodness gracious. The culture shift in Queens has been as dramatic as the turnaround in the Mets’ record …

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Rosenthal: What I’m hearing ahead of the MLB trade deadline

It’s AJ Preller’s world, and the rest of the baseball industry is just living in it. OK, maybe that’s an overstatement. But true to form, Preller is pursuing a dizzying number of deals and seems virtually certain to make at least one major move before Tuesday’s trade deadline at 6 pm ET. Will it be …

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Big Papi a big hit at his Baseball Hall of Fame induction

COOPERSTOWN, NY (AP) — David Ortiz promised to speak from the heart. As usual, Big Papi delivered. His megawatt smile tinged with a tad of emotion, the former Boston Red Sox slugger was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday — after his daughter Alexandra sang the national anthiem — and was humbled …

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Mets’ best MLB trade deadline options with Juan Soto unlikely

LOS ANGELES — Mets All-Star outfielder Starling Marte looked like he was on a recruiting mission. He cheered Juan Soto throughout the Home Run Derby. He coached Soto. Hey cajoled Soto. And ultimately, when Soto won the Derby with a flourish, topping fellow wunderkind Julio Rodriguez in the final, Marte was there to hold the …

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Yankees’ Gerrit Cole wants Juan Soto to come to us

LOS ANGELES — More than 70 of the best baseball players in the world converged at Dodger Stadium on Monday in advance of Tuesday’s Midsummer Classic. But only one drew a buzz quite like Juan Soto. The superstar outfielder, who could soon be new teammates with any number of his fellow All-Stars, was the center …

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Pete Alonso’s 10-step plan to win the Home Run Derby

10:00 AM ET Jeff PassanESPN close ESPN MLB InsiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” Since his debut in 2019, nobody in baseball has hit more home runs than New York Mets slugger Pete Alonso. Nobody has come close, actually. Alonso’s 130 homers outpace the second-most-prolific home …

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O’s Take Holiday No. 1 overalls; Results and analysis for every first-round pick

It’s 2022 MLB draft day in Los Angeles and the Baltimore Orioles have made their selection. with the no. 1 overall pick, the Orioles took Jackson Holliday, top prospect and son of former major leaguer Matt Holliday. The Arizona Diamondbacks followed up with another son for a former major leaguer (Andruw), selecting Druw Jones. The …

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Yankees’ Jasson Dominguez, A’s Shea Langeliers lead AL to Futures Game win

LOS ANGELES — Shea Langeliers is headed to the Hall of Fame just before his big league debut. A 24-year-old catching prospect, Langeliers was voted MVP of the All-Star Futures Game on Saturday after homering and throwing out a runner trying to steal third base in the American League’s 6-4 victory. His Victus Pro Reserved …

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