The New York Mets called up right- handed pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka from the minor leagues and placed left-hander John Lannan on outright waivers.
Casey Close has become one of Major League Baseball’s heaviest hitters without swinging a bat.
New York Mets relief pitcher Bobby Parnell suffered a ligament tear in his throwing elbow during the team’s opening day loss to the Washington Nationals yesterday that might require surgery.
U.S. President Barack Obama attends a Group of Seven meeting in The Hague in the coming week, called in response to the crisis in Ukraine.
Federal Reserve policy makers meet for the first time under Chair Janet Yellen, who has pledged to continue gradual reductions in monthly bond buying as long as the U.S. economy improves.
USA Basketball plans to move to Arizona after 35 years in Colorado. The first step is building parking facilities, which may not generate enough money to repay the municipal bonds financing the construction.
Armando Galarraga , who lost a perfect game on the final out due to an umpire’s blown call, was traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks from the Detroit Tigers for a pair of minor-league pitchers.
Former All-Star pitcher Joe Saunders signed a one-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, General Manager Kevin Towers said.
The Arizona Diamondbacks acquired pitcher Dontrelle Willis , the National League’s Rookie of the Year in 2003, from the Detroit Tigers.
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