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SNY's Gelbs previews 2016 Mets season
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Steve Gelbs is entering his second season as SNY’s Mets field reporter, rounding out a broadcast team that also includes Gary Cohen, Keith Hernandez and Ron Darling. Earlier this spring, MLB.com caught up to Gelbs to talk about the Mets heading into 2016.

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Harvey pumped for first opener assignment
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For all Matt Harvey has already accomplished in his still-young career — an All-Star selection, two World Series starts, a 2.53 ERA and on and on and on — there is plenty he has yet to achieve. So much of what Harvey still has to offer the Mets comes in the form of potential. Imagine […]

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Jose K's 7 Yankees before Marlins fall late
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Former teammates Jose Fernandez and Nathan Eovaldi were bringing the heat on Friday night, each showcasing explosive fastballs at Marlins Park. But the Yankees were able to rally in the tightly pitched game on Lane Adams’ go-ahead two-run homer in the ninth for a 3-2 victory.

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Q&A with Marlins play-by-play man Geffner
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MLB.com discussed the upcoming season with Marlins radio play-by-play voice Glenn Geffner, who provided his insights into what fans should expect this year.

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Peavy wraps up spring with strong start vs. A's
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In a game that bore an uncanny resemblance to Thursday’s, the San Francisco Giants outlasted the Oakland A’s, 3-0, on Friday as the exhibition Bay Bridge Series continued.

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Giants' Kuiper expects intriguing season
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Broadcaster Duane Kuiper is very much into following the Giants’ fortunes for the upcoming season, which begins for San Francisco on Monday against Milwaukee.

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DL decisions loom on Kendrick, Grandal
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Dodgers manager Dave Roberts indicated Friday that second baseman Howie Kendrick is likely to open the season on the disabled list, where he could be joined by catcher Yasmani Grandal.

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D-backs top KC, but Pollock hurt
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The D-backs used a five-run third inning to beat the Royals, 7-4, on Friday night at Chase Field, but they may have suffered a big loss in the process, as Arizona center fielder A.J. Pollock appeared to reinjure his right elbow during the rally.

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Cubs open season with high hopes vs. Angels
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Jake Arrieta faces right-hander Garrett Richards in Monday night’s season opener. While the Cubs are favorites in the NL Central after winning 97 games last season, the Angels look to jump back into the postseason after an 85-win season.

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Maddon sorting out order for Cubs' OD lineup
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Manager Joe Maddon is still tinkering with his Opening Day lineup for Monday night’s game against the Angels. He has all the names he needs, but he needs to sort out the order.

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Hammel fans 6 in final spring tuneup
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Yoenis Cespedes smacked a leadoff home run in the third, one of four Mets homers, to back Steven Matz and lift the Mets to an 8-1 victory Friday over the Cubs in an exhibition game at Cashman Field. With the win, the Mets ended a 14-game spring winless streak.

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Garza day to day with shoulder soreness
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Brewers starting pitcher Matt Garza exited in the fourth inning of Friday’s exhibition game against the Astros with “right shoulder soreness,” team officials said. Manager Craig Counsell said after the game that he doesn’t expect Garza to miss his regular-season debut against the Giants on Wednesday.

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