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Tejada Cut Loose By Mets

 PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) _ Infielder Ruben Tejada was released Wednesday by the New York Mets, who decided he was superfluous.

Tejada will receive $491,803, which is 30 days’ termination pay, rather than the $3 million salary under the contract he agreed to on Jan. 108 more words

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Mets Resume Mastery Of Phillies

By MIKE FITZPATRICK  AP Baseball Writer


 NEW YORK (AP) _ Ruben Tejada hit an inside-the-park homer and drove in four runs to back Matt Harvey as the New York Mets returned to their winning ways against the Philadelphia Phillies with a 9-4 victory Wednesday night. 715 more words

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First Basic Experience A Big Thrill

Hello APBAers!

Thanks for dropping in! After exclusively playing the master game version of APBA Baseball for the 5+ years I’ve been playing APBA, I dove into the basic game last week as I prep for the Twin Cities APBA Tournament in October, which uses the basic game. 2,248 more words

On This Day In Baseball History: July 15, 1993

Baltimore Orioles shortstop Cal Ripken, Jr passes Ernie Banks for most homers as a shortstop when he clubs his 278th. Ripken will end his career with 345 career homers while playing short. 80 more words

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Rafael Furcal announces his retirement after 14 seasons

Three-time All-Star shortstop Rafael Furcal has decided to retire at age 37 after injuries derailed numerous comeback attempts in recent years.

Furcal debuted for the Braves in 2000, winning the Rookie of the Year award, and spent the next decade as one of the league’s best all-around shortstops, but he last topped a .700 OPS in 2011 and has played a grand total of just nine games in the big leagues since 2013. 76 more words