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Mets still confident they'll acquire a left-handed reliever before Opening Day

The clock is ticking on Spring Training, and still, nobody among the Mets’ internal candidates for left-handed relief is standing out.

But as more and more players become available into the last week of the exhibition season, the Mets remain confident they’ll be able to fill one of their left-handed relief voids via the external markets, … 169 more words


Roster preview: Matt Thornton

Age on Opening Day 2015: 38

How acquired: Claimed on waivers from Yankees, Aug. 2014

2015 salary: $3.5 million

2014 stats: (w/WSH) 18 G, 11.1 IP, 10 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 HR, 2 BB, 8 K, 1.059 WHIP, 1-0, 0.00 ERA, 2.51 FIP, 0.7 WAR. 352 more words

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Spring Training Preview, Part II: Relief Pitchers

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by Kyle Mann

Over each of the next few weeks, we’ll break down the entire Nationals roster as the team prepares to take the field in Viera, Fla., to get to work on defending their NL East Division title. 999 more words

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Scherzer talked to Fister, Thornton before joining Nats

Max Scherzer will be paid handsomely to join a team that was already one of the best in baseball, having led the National League in wins in two of the last three seasons. 528 more words

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VIDEO: Max Scherzer on SportsTalk Live

Soon after he was introduced to fans and media at Nationals Park on Wednesday, new free agent acquisition Max Scherzer sat down for an interview with Chick Hernandez and Brian Mitchell on CSN’s SportsTalk Live. 62 more words

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Black Belt Corner with Amanda Loewen

Our Black Belt Corner series continues with Amanda Loewen, a jiu-jitsu phenom, who received her black belt from Matt Thornton in October of 2014 after 5 years of training. 586 more words

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White Sox sign closer David Robertson to 4-year/$46MM contract

Analysis: Much has rightfully been said of the admirable job David Robertson did for the Yankees, filling the massive hole left behind by the retired… 390 more words

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