The injuries to Luis Severino, James Paxton and Aaron Judge come on the heels of a revamping of the Yankees' medical department after a season in which the Yankees sent a major league-record 30 players to the injured list
Lennon: Cashman needs to offer LeMahieu an extension
The versatile LeMahieu had an amazing first season in the Bronx and is one of the rare players who does not rely on in-game video access, which could be eliminated this season.
Lennon: Judge not ready to move on from Astros scandal
Judge is particularly angry at how the sign-stealing cost players their jobs and affected fans.
Popper: New Knicks president Rose keeps low profile
He remains out of the spotlight during All-Star Weekend as he mulls task of selecting a general manager, a role still held by Scott Perry.
Stephenson: Kreider making it difficult for Rangers to deal him
The top line of Kreider (10 goals in last 15 games), Zibanejad and Buchnevich has been a force this season.
Lennon: Mets need to develop an attitude
GM Brodie Van Wagenen's jab at Zack Wheeler was a step in the right direction in preparing for the brutal NL East division.
Gross: Issues concerning next CBA already being discussed
The current collective-bargaining agreement lasts until September 2022, but future Olympic considerations and player concessions are hot topics to kick off negotiations.
Lennon: Compared to Astros, Mets did better job discussing 2017 cheating
Former Astros and current Mets J.D. Davis and Jake Marisnick had to answer for their '17 crimes... and it went much better than the current Astros' statements.
Lennon: Cheating Astros will feel wrath of players, fans
Astros owner Jim Crane wouldn't even admit that the team had a competitive advantage because of the sign stealing scheme, saying it "didn't impact the game."
Lennon: Now out in leftfield, Mets' Smith adjusts coming into camp
Offseason workouts have helped build young Mets' confidence in new position, now that Pete Alonso is a fixture at first base.
Lennon: Of ex-Astros, all Mets can say is 'They're our guys now'
Despite spring training's sunny promise of a fresh start, the Mets - with J.D. Davis and Jake Marisnick - are stuck in the same ethical quagmire as many other teams currently housing ex-Astros of a certain vintage.