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Mets Exercise Options On David Wright, R.A. Dickey

Mets Exercise Options On David Wright, R.A. Dickey

The New York Mets have exercised the 2013 contract options for two of their best players, third baseman David Wright and knuckleballer R.A. Dickey. The team confirmed the contract options to ESPN New York on Wednesday, signaling a move on the team’s part to retain some of the major pieces for a rebuilding season ahead…. Read more »

Ozzie Guillen Fired By The Miami Marlins

Ozzie Guillen

Ozzie Guillen was fired Tuesday by the Miami Marlins. After luring Guillen to the Marlins with a $10 million dollar four year deal at the beginning of this current season, management decided it was time for a change after the Marlins finished in last place. The Marlins season began to fall apart in April when… Read more »

Derek Jeter Undergoes Ankle Surgery

derek jeter

Derek Jeter underwent surgery today on his fractured left ankle. According to Newsday, the surgery was performed by Dr. Robert Anderson in Charlotte, North Carolina. Anderson has worked on several athletes, including Houston Texans QB Matt Schaub and New York Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw. Schaub said: “Jeter is in great hands … Dr. Anderson… Read more »

Derek Jeter Made Right Choice In Ankle Doctor, Says NFL Stars

Derek Jeter Seeing Top Ankle Surgeon

New York Yankees fans were stunned this past week when Derek Jeter broke his ankle during a playoff appearance; now two NFL superstars tell TMZ that Jeter made the right choice in trusting his injury to Dr. Robert Anderson. Houston Texans QB Matt Schaub who used Dr. Anderson to repair displaced bones in his right… Read more »

Reds Extend Dusty Baker Despite Historic Playoff Collapse

Reds Dusty Baker gets two year contract extension

Cincinnati Reds Manager Dusty Baker was signed to a two-year deal to continue managing the team, the Reds announced Monday. Terms of the deal were not released. According to the MLB.com story on the Reds website, Baker is believed to have made $3.5 million per year in his previous contract. Baker’s contract extension is his… Read more »

Baltimore Orioles Team Plane Makes Emergency Landing

Baltimore Orioles Emergency Plane Landing

The Baltimore Orioles experienced a scary few moments on Sunday night when a small fire on the team’s plane forced an emergency landing. Smoke began to pour into the plane’s cabin from the kitchen area, which forced the plane’s pilot to find a safe landing zone. According to The Baltimore Sun’s Eduardo A. Encina, nobody… Read more »