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Gabriel Alexander Pérez Vizcaino, alias "Bone," behind wearing helmet, a suspect in the shooting of former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, is taken to court in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Monday, June 17, 2019. Ortiz was shot in the back at a bar in the Dominican Republic on Sunday, June 9. (AP Photo/Roberto Guzman)
June 18, 2019 - 9:11 am
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Dominican authorities on Monday identified the man they believe paid hit men to try and kill David Ortiz, adding that they were closing in on the mastermind and motive behind the shooting of the famous slugger who is recovering at a hospital in Boston. The...
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David Ortiz
Maddie Meyer / Staff
Andrew Weber
June 12, 2019 - 10:16 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Police have made a second arrest in the shooting of retired Red Sox legend David Ortiz. The first man arrested, Eddy Feliz Garcia, was jumped by onlookers outside the nightclub in the Dominican Republic where the shooting happened. He’s reportedly confessed to playing a role...
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Miami Marlins' Jorge Alfaro (38) beats the throw to New York Mets second baseman Robinson Cano (24) to steal second in the fourth inning during a baseball game, Saturday, May 18, 2019, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
May 23, 2019 - 11:53 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Criticized for not running hard, New York Mets second baseman Robinson Canó got hurt hustling up the first base line. The 36-year-old slugger left Wednesday night's 6-1 win over Washington after straining his left quadriceps. Canó got hurt when he grounded out in the third inning...
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Mets Manager Mickey Callaway
May 21, 2019 - 2:00 pm
Is this the end for Mets manager Mickey Callaway? After the Mets got swept by the last place Marlins that question has been on the minds of both Mets fans and analysts alike . In the most recent episode of RADIO.com’s Big Time Baseball podcast Josh Lewin and Jon Heyman talk about Callaway’s future...
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New York Mets relief pitcher Edwin Diaz, right, celebrates with catcher Wilson Ramos after the Mets defeated the San Diego Padres 7-6 in a baseball game Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
May 10, 2019 - 10:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Mets are banning backpacks from Citi Field starting May 20. The team said Friday the move is to enhance safety. Fans still can bring purses, tote, drawstring and messenger bags, and soft-sided coolers that don't exceed 16-by-16-by-8 inches. The Washington Nationals banned...
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May 08, 2019 - 2:24 pm
Bases loaded. Two outs. Bottom of the last inning. Winning run at the plate. No matter what level of baseball we're talking about, this is the most high-pressure situation the game has to offer ... even for tee ball players. That was the exact situation during a recent game in Taiwan when the...
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May 02, 2019 - 2:12 pm
( XRT ) - One of the trademark ballpark experiences is the 7th inning stretch. Whether it's dolled up with celebrities singing it or just a simple audio recording, it's part of the fabric of baseball. On May 2nd, 1908, the United States Copyright Office received a copy of a song submitted by...
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FILE - In this May 13, 1975, file photo, Kate Smith sings "God Bless America" before an NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff game between the New York Islanders and the Philadelphia Flyers in Philadelphia. The New York Yankees have suspended the use of Smith's recording of "God Bless America" during the seventh-inning stretch while they investigate an allegation of racism against the singer. (AP Photo, File)
April 18, 2019 - 8:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees have suspended the use of Kate Smith's recording of "God Bless America" during the seventh-inning stretch while they investigate an allegation of racism against the singer. The New York Daily News reported Thursday there are conflicting claims about Smith's 1939 song "...
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Mets Yankees fans
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April 04, 2019 - 11:43 am
A new poll from Quinnipiac University shows the Mets are still playing second fiddle to the Yankees among New York City baseball fans.
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