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Porcello joins the ranks of those lending support following Hurricane Sandy

Way to go, Rick Porcello! The Jersey guy had a chance to pick up a little gift in exchange for a couple of digits, but he chose a different route instead. Torii Hunter asked his new teammate for No. 48, which Hunter has worn his whole career (since 1997) and Porcello has donned throughout his

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Photo Flashback: Meeting the Mets home and away

Night at Oriole Park I’m finally catching up after a whirlwind weekend. After working long into the morning on Thursday, I went to that afternoon’s Mets-Padres game before going back to work that night. And who would’ve thought that of the two matchups — Mat Latos vs. Johan Santana and Jon Garland vs. Jon Niese

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Photo Friday: Vintage Spring Training

In some ways, I’m still not caught up from vacation, because I hadn’t intended to skip two slide-show Fridays. The plan was to have this one in the bag for two weeks ago, then resume with the weekly collections the following week. Clearly, didn’t happen. At least it’s still spring training, though these images fit

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Photo Friday: Memorial Stadium, 1991

Cal I never got to see Comiskey Park before it was replaced by New Comiskey, and I still regret that a bit. But I was just 13 in the summer of 1990, and Chicago is a long way from New Jersey. There was no way to get there on my own, and our family trip

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The improbable start

Who would’ve thought that after two starts — at least the one by hard-throwing CC Sabathia, if not the one by ground-ball specialist Chien-Ming Wang — the Yankees would have zero strikeouts in eight innings by their starting pitchers? Who would’ve thought that the defending World Series champion Phillies could be down seven runs, on

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