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Friars on Base 6 hours ago

Padres Begin to Show Off Their New Outfielder Matt Kemp!

The Padres did it! Okay, A.J. Preller did it! He pulled off the biggest trade the Padres franchise has seen in over 30 years. The Matt Kemp trade. The trade started a flurry of moves from the Padres that just made them better. You know why? Because the trade for Matt Kemp gave the Padres […] Padres Begin to Show Off Their New Outfielder Matt Kemp! - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Man dies after falling from I-Drive attraction

A man in his early 50s died Wednesday after he fell about 30 feet onto a concrete floor at the Artegon Marketplace Sky Trail ropes course, according to the Orlando Police Department.
Viva El Birdos 17 hours ago
The Jordan Walden extension is right in line with GM John Mozeliak's reliever M.O.

The Jordan Walden extension is right in line with GM John Mozeliak's reliever M.O.

Unlike the club's reported interest in free-agent reliever Andrew Miller, the extension the Cardinals agreed to with Jordan Walden is right in line with the club's bullpen philosophy during the Mozeliak era. The St. Louis Cardinals parted ways with Walt Jocketty, who had been the club's general manager for 13 years, on October 4, 2007. As the Cardinals embarked on a GM search that included interviews of assistant GMs Chris Antonetti of Clevleand, Peter Woodfork of Arizona, and Rick Hahn of Colorado, then-assistant Cardinals GM John Mozeliak took over as the club's interim GM. A day later,...
New York Post 20 hours ago
The $200M Max Scherzer chess match and its stealth spenders

The $200M Max Scherzer chess match and its stealth spenders

Scott Boras, not only the king of free agency but the king of analogies, too — remember his riffs on which supermarket aisle we could find the Mets in? —...
Washington Post 8 hours ago

DC Sports Bog: Watch Nationals Park convert into an ice rink for the Winter Classic

Back in September, when Nationals Park was officially chosen as the host for the 2015 Winter Classic, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman called the baseball stadium “an ideal setting” for the annual outdoor hockey game.Read full article >>

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Newark Star-Ledger 7 hours ago

Mets' David Wright makes unexpected phone call to sons of murdered NYPD officer

The Mets asked Wright to reach out to the family and he also invited the family to the club's spring training facility where they will get to dress in team uniform and sit in the dugout, the Daily News reports.
MASN Sports 7 hours ago

Baseball America says Nats have strong power arms, catchers among top 30 prospects - Byron Kerr

Baseball America: Nats have strong power arms, catchers among top 30 prospects
Newark Star-Ledger 7 hours ago

Lucas: Mr. Met, now 50 years young, still a shining example for mascots everywhere

Mr. Met is one of the few mascots for a New York area team

Stand up and make some good noise for LeBron

Not everyone will like my idea. But I would cheer for LeBron James when he's introduced on his return Thursday to AmericanAirlines Arena. I would cheer him like he was never cheered in the four years he played here.
Newark Star-Ledger 7 hours ago

A peek at the Mets' Christmas wish list

The Mets likely have a few things remaining on their wishlist. Take a look through the gallery below and see what they are.

Wright, Mets reach out to officer's family

NEW YORK -- The children of an NYPD officer slain last weekend received a phone call from Mets captain David Wright and an invitation to spring training from the ballclub. The Mets learned through police officials that the sons of NYPD officer Rafael Ramos -- Justin, 19, and Jayden, 13 -- are Mets fans. So the ballclub arranged for Wright to call the boys. They spoke for 15 minutes. Wright's father, Rhon, is the retired chief of the Norfolk, Virginia, Police Department.

County clerks to get answers on gay marriage

Gay and lesbian couples should know by Monday whether they'll be able to get a marriage license at their local county clerk's office.
New York Daily News 9 hours ago
Mets' David Wright reaches out to sons of slain NYPD officer

Mets' David Wright reaches out to sons of slain NYPD officer

Before he was a baseball player, David Wright was a cop's son.

Driver listens to state, ends up with $165 ticket

Which should you believe – a highway sign announcing some lanes can only be used by vehicles with at least two occupants, or announcement by the state saying those rules will not be enforced?

Former church school dean denies new federal sex charge

A former church and school official pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a federal charge of using a cell phone to lure a teenage boy into sexual activity with him.

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