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Bringing the hammer on Opening Day

To no one’s surprise, Noah Syndergaard will be the Mets’ Opening Day starter this year. What I find more significant is that he’s the seventh different pitcher to start the first game in the last seven seasons, a record for the franchise. The previous record of six was set from 1980-85 and the pitchers, starting in

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Catching up on Brodeur

After shutting out the Panthers on Jan. 20, Martin Brodeur went more than two months without a whitewash, and then — BAM! — two in a row, just as he’s setting himself up for the playoffs. He blanked the Hurricanes and Thrashers in consecutive games at the beginning of April. Of course, those came heading

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Jeter rules Jersey

I was kicking around Baseball-Reference‘s birth sites and, after some sorting, made a minor discovery: If Derek Jeter plays 150 games this season, he’ll have played more games in the majors than any other New Jersey-born player. <br>Report Created on <a href=”http://bbref.com/”>Baseball-Reference.com</a><br> (Full chart is here.) Of course, Jeet grew up in Michigan, but it’s

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Another blanking for Brodeur

Career shutout No. 108 for Martin Brodeur tonight in a 2-0 win over the Panthers. He leads the NHL with seven this season, the most he’s had since he last led the league, with 12 in 2006-07. Brodeur’s played 46 games this season, so he’s averaging a shutout every seven games (the math comes out

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Another shutout — and then some

Martin Brodeur stopped 51 shots as the Devils beat the Rangers, 1-0, tonight. But it wasn’t just a 1-0 win, it was a 1-0 shootout win, coming after 65 minutes of scoreless hockey at Madison Square Garden. Not only did Marty stonewall the Blueshirts for three periods and overtime, he denied them on four shots

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