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From ND to MLB: John Axford

Have you ever watched pitchers in the outfield during batting practice? Probably not, right? Why would you? Maybe there’s one you’re keeping tabs on hoping to get a ball tossed your way, or one of the guys is a target for an autograph on a card you’ve got in your binder. But generally, they stand

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From ND to MLB: Craig Counsell

The hit came just in time. Forty-five at-bats is a long time to go 0-fer — especially when you’re coming off the bench. For a starter, it’s a bad week, maybe 10 days. For a backup, it can be a rough couple of months. For Craig Counsell, it was 57 days, stretching from a three-hit

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The Mets’ zero-sum games

It hasn’t happened in the Majors in six years and hasn’t been done by the Mets since September 1969, but it was completed tonight: A three-game shutout sweep. Amazing. In some ways, I was as nervous heading to the ninth as I get during no-hit bids going into the final inning (or, if it’s a

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Shea Goodbye: 75 to go

I’m not going to be able to post after every game, so I won’t bother trying. But when I can, I’ll continue the Shea Stadium countdown. What we’re left with after this weekend is a deflating loss to the Brewers — a deflating series, losing two out of three after an uplifting two out of

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2008 preview: NL Central

CHICAGO CUBS In general The Cubs seem poised for a repeat appearance in the postseason — and another year-long battle for the division with their Wisconsin neighbors, the Brewers. Gone are outfielders Jacque Jones and Cliff Floyd and perennially injured starter Mark Prior. The main replacements are prospect Felix Pie and free agents Kosuke Fukudome

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