7:17 AM EDT, Mon October 20, 2014

Roster review: Ian Desmond

Age on Opening Day 2015: 29 How acquired: 3rd round pick, 2004 draft MLB service time: 5 years, 27 days 2014 salary+bonuses: $6.5 million Contract status: Signed for $11 million in 2015, free agent in 2016 2014 stats: 154G, 648 PA, 73 R, 151 H, 26 2B, 3 3B, 24 HR, 91 RBI, 24 SB,…
Mets 360 21 hours ago

Are the Mets and Braves potential trade partners this offseason?

One of the staples of offseason talk radio and blog writing is the trade column. And unfortunately, a lot of times this takes the form of “let’s group together our trash and trade it for your star.” There are multiple…Read more →Related Posts:What is a fair contract for the Mets to give Michael Bourn?Why Jonathon Niese should be tradedIs Justin Upton worth acquiring for the Mets?Breaking down Jonathon Niese’s new contractWould you trade David Wright and Jason Bay for nothing?
Los Angeles Times 3 hours ago

Japan's trade, justice ministers resign amid campaign fund scandals

Japan's trade and justice ministers resigned Monday after accusations they misused campaign funds in the biggest setback so far for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's conservative administration.
San Jose Mercury News 10 hours ago

Pablo Sandoval heats up when the pressure's on

San Francisco Giants' third baseman Pablo Sandoval has a .325 career average in the postseason, and the Panda says not even his impending free agency can distract him in October

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MLB playoffs 2014: 3 reasons why Royals' World Series run should give Mets fans hope

If we operate under the well-worn maxim that every sport is a copycat league then it's worth asking what, exactly, can baseball and, for our purposes here, the Mets learn from the Royals success?
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Sack-happy Utah will try to turn Trojans into sad-sacks

USC doesn't have much time to bask in the afterglow of quarterback Cody Kessler's record-setting passing performance.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch 7 hours ago
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As quarantine nears end, Ebola victim's fiancee praises nurses

One day before Thomas Eric Duncan’s friends and family are to get out of quarantine, his fiancee says they remain healthy, but she aches for the two nurses who contracted Ebola after caring for him.
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NASA orbiters watch as comet flies safely past Mars

Comet Siding Spring sailed past Mars on Sunday, coming 10 times closer to the Red Planet than any comet on record has come to Earth.
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