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Photo flashback: Enjoying the meat of the sweep

Frenchy’s follow-through A busy weekend has made this look back at Saturday’s win over the Braves a little outdated by now, but it’s still fun to look back on the middle of a sweep sandwich involving one of the Mets’ biggest division rivals — especially when one Larry Wayne Jones Jr. played such a big

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The Rules, according to ESPN

After the Washington Post’s Thomas Boswell wrote a column with 10 improvements baseball could make, I went through each one and gave my thoughts. In its latest issue, ESPN the Magazine looks at 31 new rules for sports in 2010, so I’ll give it the same treatment. Rule: Universal instant replay. Their gist: Because of

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Hit It Here: All-Star Monday

All-Star Monday, July 12, 2004, Houston They called it “Workout Day” on the schedule, the day when the players take batting practice at the ballpark and their children run around in miniature replicas of their fathers’ jerseys. If I’d been so inclined, I could have taken the shuttle over to the Four Seasons for the

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Baseball Future: Minor leaguers and arrogant sports writers

All-Star Sunday, July 11, 2004, Houston I went to the ballpark before 1 p.m. to get my press pass and check out the stadium a bit before the Futures Game. For some reason, I wasn’t surprised when they couldn’t find my credentials at will call, but they were prepared and I was sent over to

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