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In the end, 'These Mets' just weren't good enough

In the end, 'These Mets' just weren't good enough

The 2022 Mets won 101 games. It wasn’t good enough. They held a 10.5-game lead in the National League East. It wasn’t good enough. They got on base at a clip just one point off MLB’s best.

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What Shohei Ohtani's record arbitration deal with Angels means for trade, extension talks

What Shohei Ohtani's record arbitration deal with Angels means for trade, extension talks

Shohei Ohtani seems to make history every time he takes the field for the Angels. It’s only fitting that he makes some more history off the field. The Angels announced Saturday that they had agreed to a one-year, $30 million contract with Ohtani for the 2023 season to avoid salary arbitration.

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TSN Archives: Willie Mays named Player of the Decade for 1960s (Jan. 17, 1970, issue)

TSN Archives: Willie Mays named Player of the Decade for 1960s (Jan. 17, 1970, issue)

This story, by Bay Area baseball writer and Willie Mays biographer Charles Einstein, first appeared in the Jan. 17, 1970, issue of The Sporting News under the headline, “Best of Decade: One and Only Mays”, naming Willie Mays TSN’s player of the decade for the 1960s.

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Roger Maris Jr. explains why Aaron Judge is true MLB home run king: 'Baseball should do something'

Roger Maris Jr. explains why Aaron Judge is true MLB home run king: 'Baseball should do something'

Mark McGwire. Barry Bonds. Aaron Judge: Your single-season home run king? Well, that is according to Roger Maris Jr. The Yankees outfielder clubbed home run No. 61 on the season on Wednesday night, tying Yankee great Roger Maris' single-season record in the American League, and with seven games remaining the season, Judge has a strong chance to break that record.

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With 700 in the books, where does Albert Pujols rank among baseball's all-time best players?

With 700 in the books, where does Albert Pujols rank among baseball's all-time best players?

We know where Albert Pujols ranks on baseball’s all-time home run list. He’s fourth, behind only Babe Ruth, Henry Aaron and Barry Bonds. That math it simple. We know where he ranks on the career RBI list, too, though that could change.

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