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Mets Trade Ike Davis To Pirates In Exchange For Minor League Reliever, Unnamed Player

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Mets have traded first baseman Ike Davis to the Pittsburgh Pirates, in exchange for minor league right-hand reliever Zack Thornton and a player to be named. 242 more words


Pirates Acquire First Baseman Ike Davis From Mets

NEW YORK (93-7 THE FAN/AP) — The New York Mets have traded slumping first baseman Ike Davis to the Pittsburgh Pirates for minor league pitcher Zack Thornton and a player to be named. 359 more words


April 13 - Happy Birthday Jake Stahl

Jake Stahl is one of just 11 Red Sox players to have won AL home run titles. He performed the feat way back in 1910, during the Deadball Era, which helps explain why Stahl’s 10 home runs were enough to lead both leagues. 452 more words

April 10 - Happy Birthday Bob Watson

As the 1979 All Star break approached, the Houston Astros’ front office knew they had little chance of re-signing their veteran first baseman, Bob Watson, who’s contract was expiring at the end that season. 218 more words

Colin Dunlap: Ishikawa Thinks Replay Will Help People Get Along

Leave it to Pirates first baseman Travis Ishikawa to find a different viewpoint to the newly-implemented replay system in Major League Baseball.

From where he stands, perhaps this will lead to a kinder, gentler game. 592 more words


March 23 - Happy Birthday George Scott

The “Boomer” played in over 2000 games during a solid fourteen-year career as a power-hitting American League first baseman. He was an eight-time Gold Glove winner and a three-time AL All Star. 465 more words

March 15 - Happy Birthday Kevin Youkilis

The “Greek God of Walks” will be laying off bad pitches in the “Land of the Rising Sun” in 2014 after signing a one-year-deal with the Rakuten Golden Eagles in the Japan Pacific League. 250 more words