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Yankees, Mets, trade rumors, free agents, off-the-wall predictions and other MLB musings.

There's something about Dale Sveum

After serving as what we call a "backup beat writer" in the 1995 through 1997 seasons, filling in on the Yankees and Mets for The Bergen Record when the beat writers didn't work, I got my break in 1998, getting promoted to cover the Yankees.

You know that club went on to win 114 regular-season games and the World Series, and while I've evolved into a numbers-first geek, I'd never...

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Albert Pujols, the Rangers' offense and the Theo Epstein resolution

Greeetings from Texas.

At yesterday's workout at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, while David Lennon wrote about the Rangers' offense, I wrote about Albert Pujols and the fact that he didn't face reporters' questions after Thursday night's Game 2.

We see this issue pop up every now and then; it did earlier this season with new Yankee Rafael Soriano. A common refrain in the yakosphere (trademark...

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