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METS BEST HITTER WON’T MAKE THE ROSTER, WHY?

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Pete Alonso starts this week with a .414 batting average (12-for-29) with a 1.296 OPS, three doubles, three majestic home runs and six RBI. Among those with 20+ at bats this spring, Alonso has the fourth highest batting average on the team, first in home runs, first in OPS and slugging percentage (.828). Not bad for a kid who’s never taken a regular season swing a major league uniform.

REACTION: BRYCE HARPER

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The baseball world — no, retract that — sports fans everywhere were shocked (and many relieved) early Thursday afternoon when Jeff Passan was first to report that Bryce Harper was in the process of finalizing a 13-year, $330 million deal with the Philadelphia Phillies. I knew he was going to enjoy a sweet pay day, but 13 years and $330 million with no opt out? Harper is 26 years old...

RIVERA HAS EARNED UNANIMOUS VOTE

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MLB.com pushed out a series of polls on social media on Saturday, inviting fans to voice their opinions on Tuesday’s Cooperstown induction announcement. Who should be on the Class of 2019 list of inductees? Roger Clemens? Barry Bonds? Is it time? Mike Mussina? Curt Schilling? Edgar Martinez? Worthy? Then there was the Mariano Rivera question: Should he be voted in unanimously? There’s...

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Hi. My name is John Strubel. I am a storyteller. I love to write. My writing is predominantly related to my greatest passion in life: baseball. Thanks for visiting my website.

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