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Joan Steinbrenner, Yankees Vice-Chairwoman and Owner’s Widow, Dies at 83

Joan Steinbrenner, a philanthropist and vice-chairwoman of the Yankees and the widow of George Steinbrenner, who had a tumultuous but hugely successful run as the team’s principal owner and chairman, died on Tuesday at her home in Tampa, Fla....

Mets Bring Back Familia, This Time to Pitch the 8th Inning Instead of the...

Despite the additions of Diaz and Familia, the underbelly of the Mets’ bullpen is still a question mark. While Seth Lugo and Robert Gsellman are viewed as capable options, several other relievers — Tyler Bashlor, Jacob Rhame, Paul Sewald...

In Off-Season of Restraint, Yankees Close In on J.A. Happ

LAS VEGAS — The last time the Yankees had to stew on the Boston Red Sox winning the World Series, they reacted by going on a free-agent bender — shelling out a total of $458 million for Masahiro Tanaka,...

For Brodie Van Wagenen, Everything Is on the Table in Vegas

LAS VEGAS — The Mets may have faded from relevance after a hot start last season, but the arrival of the off-season has placed them in the middle of the major-league rumor mill — especially at the annual Winter...

Brian Cashman Says Yankees Want No Part of the Bryce Harper Sweepstakes

LAS VEGAS — As Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman continued to kick the tires on free agents and trade proposals that might bring him a coveted starting pitcher, an injury replacement for shortstop Didi Gregorius and some bullpen fortifications,...

Lee Smith and Harold Baines Tapped for Hall of Fame

It has become harder in recent seasons for relief pitchers to be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, and designated hitters have historically had an extremely high bar to clear. But Cooperstown opened its doors to both on...

You Again? Yankees Open Exhibition Schedule Against the Champion Red Sox

If the Yankees are spending the winter trying to forget how their 2018 season ended — watching the rival Boston Red Sox celebrate not once, but twice, at Yankee Stadium — it will not get any easier when they...

On Baseball: The Mets’ New G.M. Prefers Boldness to Bargains. Now Comes His Big...

Not long ago, Brodie Van Wagenen was an agent, grumbling about a lack of offers for free agents. Now he is a general manager, maybe ready to do some gambling. Source link

Luis Valbuena and José Castillo Are Killed in Car Crash

Two former major league baseball players, Luis Valbuena and José Castillo, were killed in a car crash in Venezuela, on Thursday.The men, both of whom were Venezuelan natives, were playing winter league ball in the country.Two other men in...

Cardinals Acquire Paul Goldschmidt Hoping He Can Fill Albert Pujols’s Shoes

Paul Goldschmidt was a high school senior, watching from the upper deck in Houston, when Albert Pujols blasted a titanic home run for the St. Louis Cardinals in the 2005 National League Championship Series. The Cardinals had been one...

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Joan Steinbrenner, Yankees Vice-Chairwoman and Owner’s Widow, Dies at 83

Joan Steinbrenner, a philanthropist and vice-chairwoman of the Yankees and the widow of George Steinbrenner, who had a tumultuous but hugely successful run as...