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David Wright Still Wants to Play, but Admits It May Not Happen

David Wright, the Mets’ captain and longest-tenured player, understands the odds are probably against him. He is 35 and hasn’t played in a major league game since May 2016. He has appeared in only 75 games since the start...

Shot in a Robbery Attempt, Yankees Prospect Recovers at Spring Training

TAMPA, Fla. — Thairo Estrada, a top Yankees infield prospect, was shot in the hip during a robbery attempt last month in his native Venezuela, the Yankees announced on Friday.Estrada, 21,...

Giancarlo Stanton Arrives at Yankees Camp, and the Spotlight Flips On

Now, with a Yankees team bursting with burgeoning stars, he will share baseball’s biggest stage with another slugger, Aaron Judge.Even in spring training, when Judge and Stanton take batting practice (they...

The Mets Add Another Piece, and This Time It’s a Starting Pitcher

The Mets made it to the World Series in 2015 thanks in good part to their starting rotation. And they withstood injuries to that rotation in 2016 to grab a wild-card...

Rob Manfred Defends Changing Paces, of Free Agency and of the Game

Several prominent free agents are clients of the agent Scott Boras, including Eric Hosmer, J.D. Martinez, Jake Arrieta, Mike Moustakas, Greg Holland, Carlos Gomez, Carlos Gonzalez and Tony Watson. Manfred did...

Matt Harvey Begins With a ‘Lot Left in the Tank’ and His Manager’s Support

Harvey pushed himself too hard in his return, and his throwing shoulder was too weak, which eventually led to his missing two and a half months with a stress injury in...

Aaron Judge, in Yankees Camp Early, Discusses His Recovering Shoulder

Judge said on Wednesday that he did not want to use the injury as an excuse for the funk he endured in the second half, when he batted .176 with 70...

No Golf for Derek Jeter. He’s Back at Spring Training.

In November, after Stanton won the National League Most Valuable Player Award, he said he hoped the Marlins would invest in pitching. The team had never recovered from the September 2016...

Tito Francona, a Former Baseball All-Star, Dies at 84

Photo Tito Francona after throwing a ceremonial first...

Yankees’ Era Under Aaron Boone Begins, With a Steinbrenner Beaming

Stanton, Judge, Sanchez, Greg Bird and Didi Gregorius are in their 20s. So are most of the better pitchers. Gleyber Torres is 21 and might start at second base. Miguel Andujar,...

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