Jason Keidel

Orioles reliever Zach Britton
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Jason Keidel
July 27, 2018 - 11:37 am
About 10 days ago, when I suggested the Yankees -- who were hovering around 30 games over .500 -- didn't need Manny Machado or any all-world mercenary to compete for a World Series, a Yankees fan responded via Twitter, "Last I checked, we were 2.5 games out of first place." At the time, the Yankees...
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Zach Britton
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Jason Keidel
July 25, 2018 - 12:44 pm
So the Yankees finally bagged a pitcher -- a former All-Star, no less. Just not the one you expected.
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From left, Nate Solder, Pat Shurmur and Saquon Barkley
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Jason Keidel
July 25, 2018 - 9:08 am
For a team with two Super Bowl titles this young century, the Giants are wildly inconsistent. Other teams with multiple titles -- like the Steelers and Patriots -- routinely rack up division crowns and double-digit wins. Yet if you stack the Giants' win totals next to each other, they would read...
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Yoenis Cespedes
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Jason Keidel
July 23, 2018 - 10:26 am
Before the moody weather this weekend canceled the third game of the Subway Series, Mets fans had to feel they were already living in another hemisphere, if not another planet.
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Gary Sanchez tags out Yoenis Cespedes after a dropped third strike during the first inning at Citi Field.
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Jason Keidel
July 19, 2018 - 3:09 pm
Basically, the Yankees live for first place, while the Mets are buried in last place, the only NL club with fewer than 40 wins. But no matter their place in the standings, or in our hearts, they play each other in the Subway Series every season because it's fun.
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Jacob deGrom pauses before pitching against the Tampa Bay Rays in the first inning at Citi Field.
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Jason Keidel
July 17, 2018 - 10:45 am
The Mets have two weeks to do one of two logical things, with the future of the franchise likely to pivot on July 31. If the Mets don't trade Jacob deGrom, then they better pay him.
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Jason Keidel
July 16, 2018 - 2:50 pm
Every baseball fan has a fond All-Star Game memory. Older fans remember Reggie Jackson's soaring homer at Tiger Stadium in 1971. Or Pete Rose barreling into Ray Fosse in 1970. Younger fans likely loved and laughed at John Kruk sheepishly checking out of the batter's box against Randy Johnson in...
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Kyrie Irving
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Jason Keidel
July 13, 2018 - 11:51 am
In a scalp-scratching headline, it seems an NBA All-Star wants to be a New York Knick. Then you read who it is and it comes into karmic focus.
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Joe Girardi
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Jason Keidel
July 11, 2018 - 2:07 pm
Early this young century, the Mets hired a manager who had played in New York, won in New York, and was long acquainted with the fishbowl of Big Apple media. No one seemed to be of better baseball stock than Willie Randolph, who came to the Mets with six World Series rings as a player and coach for...
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Manny Machado
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Jason Keidel
July 10, 2018 - 12:03 pm
In case Yankees fans wonder why countless millions hate their beloved Bombers, the latest debate is perfect, pristine evidence, a smoking baseball gun.
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