Mets, GM Sandy Alderson near contract extension, according to sources

Share this URL The Mets and Sandy Alderson are progressing toward a contract extension that will be for approximately three years, but with details still to be worked out, according to major league sources. One source said that the sides were working on a three-year deal, while another cautioned tha...

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Peter Gammons
ESPN, Senior Baseball Reporter
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Bill Plaschke - Los Angeles Times, Sportswriter
Wake up, L.A...Puig just threw out Brandon Belt at home plate from center field on the fly, saving go-ahead run in 11th..wow..
@BillPlaschke | | 6h | Score: 46
DodgersNation.com - News and Updates
DO NOT RUN ON YASIEL PUIG.
@DodgersNation | | 6h | Score: 100
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Buster Olney , ESPN, Senior Baseball Writer
In case you missed it: Yasiel Puig fired a laser last night in a big spot. t.co/5iWCqlNzC5
@Buster_ESPN | | 40m | Score: 100
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DodgersNation.com , News and Updates
DO NOT RUN ON YASIEL PUIG.
@DodgersNation | | 6h | Score: 100
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Bob Nightengale , USA Today, Baseball Writer
Adam Wainwright is one of the greatest pitchers in his era never to win Cy Young; with at least 19 wins in 4 of last 5 years. #STLCards
@BNightengale | | 1h | Score: 95
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Bryan Hoch , MLB.com, Yankees Beat Writer
Derek Jeter, still making people eat their words. Two-run double and he's got a six-game hitting streak, 3 RBIs tonight.
@BryanHoch | | 11h | Score: 52
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Bill Plaschke , Los Angeles Times, Sportswriter
Wake up, L.A...Puig just threw out Brandon Belt at home plate from center field on the fly, saving go-ahead run in 11th..wow..
@BillPlaschke | | 6h | Score: 46
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Rany Jazayerli , RayOnTheRoyals.com, Sportswriter
The Royals have won 85 games in back-to-back seasons for the first time since 1979 and 1980.
@jazayerli | | 10h | Score: 46
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Henry Schulman , S.F Chronicle, Giants Beat Writer
Peavy, Romo, Machi and Casilla have pitched a seven-inning no-hitter, starting in the sixth. #SFGiants
@hankschulman | | 6h | Score: 40
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Alex Pavlovic , Mercury News, Giants Beat Reporter
Hunter Strickland gets his first career save, striking out two. There's your Giants closer of the future.
@AlexPavlovic | | 5h | Score: 38
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Peter Gammons , ESPN, Senior Baseball Reporter
Travis Wood .232/.271/.429/.700 OPS Javier Baez .168/.228/.340/.568 OPS
@pgammo | | 3h | Score: 27
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Bill Shaikin , Los Angeles Times, Baseball Sportswriter
#Dodgers - #SFGiants attendance: 53,500, highest crowd in MLB this year.
@BillShaikin | | 7h | Score: 26
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Bill Shaikin , Los Angeles Times, Baseball Sportswriter
#Dodgers lose. To clinch NL West vs #SFGiants, LA needs to win tomorrow (Greinke) and Wednesday (Kershaw).
@BillShaikin | | 5h | Score: 24
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Jordan Bastian , MLB.com, Indians Beat Writer
Biggest game of the season for the Indians and the announced attendance is 10,458.
@MLBastian | | 10h | Score: 24
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Rob Biertempfel , Pittsburgh Tribune, Pirates Beat Writer
McCutchen on Atlanta hecklers: "They talk to you like you're an animal in zoo and you can't say anything. When I hit HR, it got quiet."
@BiertempfelTrib | | 9h | Score: 21
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DodgersNation.com , News and Updates
Leading off the 11th……Yasiel Puig.
@DodgersNation | | 6h | Score: 19
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Mark Saxon , ESPNLosAngeles.com, Sportswriter
The Dodgers' attendance tonight of 53,500 set a season high for MLB, eclipsing Dodgers on Opening Day
@markasaxon | | 7h | Score: 19
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Roch Kubatko , MASNsports.com, Sportswriter
Tigers lose. #orioles assured of home field advantage in ALDS
@masnRoch | | 10h | Score: 18
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YESNetwork.com , Sports News and Updates
Captain Clutch drives in Pirela again...and this time Gardner too! Jeter's 2-run double has doubled the Yankees' lead to 4-0, bottom 5!
@YESNetwork | | 11h | Score: 18
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Tom Haudricourt , Milwaukee Sentinel, Brewers Beat Writer
With Pirates and Giants winning last night, #Brewers are 5 games behind both in NL wild-card hunt with six to play. In need of a miracle.
@Haudricourt | | 14m | Score: 5
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Mark Bowman , MLB.com, Braves Beat Writer
Cox gives Fredi vote of confidence as manager #Braves t.co/ntfzXAqmsA
@mlbbowman | | 20m | Score: 5
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Mark Bowman , MLB.com, Braves Beat Writer
Search for new general manager next on agenda #Braves t.co/hqvxNZLhsB
@mlbbowman | | 21m | Score: 5
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Buster Olney , ESPN, Senior Baseball Writer
In case you missed it: Yasiel Puig fired a laser last night in a big spot. t.co/5iWCqlNzC5
@Buster_ESPN | | 40m | Score: 100
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Matthew B. Mowery , Oakland Press, Tigers Beat Writer
Shut out by #WhiteSox, the #Tigers continue to leave door to the division hanging wide open | t.co/tiuu6Sms5h t.co/aBuXUdoeoF
@matthewbmowery | | 50m | Score: 10
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Adam Rubin , ESPNNewYork.com, Mets Beat Writer
Gonzalez Germen turns 27 today. ... Commack-raised Pete Harnisch is 48.
@AdamRubinESPN | | 1h | Score: 5
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Bob Nightengale , USA Today, Baseball Writer
Adam Wainwright is one of the greatest pitchers in his era never to win Cy Young; with at least 19 wins in 4 of last 5 years. #STLCards
@BNightengale | | 1h | Score: 95
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Craig Calcaterra , NBCSports.com, Sportswriter
The Dbacks-Twins game last night: the least essential game in Major League history?
@craigcalcaterra | | 1h | Score: 15
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Roch Kubatko , MASNsports.com, Sportswriter
Orioles have been beasts against the East until recently - School of Roch: NEW YORK - The Orioles lost two ou... t.co/eMj9SysQGX
@masnRoch | | 2h | Score: 1
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Adam Rubin , ESPNNewYork.com, Mets Beat Writer
Morning Briefing: Second place! t.co/anYdPKJGWL #NYM #Mets
@AdamRubinESPN | | 2h | Score: 3
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David Murphy , MLB Sportswriter
The Braves joined the list of teams with a head start on the Phillies. Progress is exponential. Every year matters t.co/q6Ga4Q9017
@ByDavidMurphy | | 3h | Score: 3
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Peter Gammons , ESPN, Senior Baseball Reporter
Travis Wood .232/.271/.429/.700 OPS Javier Baez .168/.228/.340/.568 OPS
@pgammo | | 3h | Score: 27
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Peter Gammons , ESPN, Senior Baseball Reporter
This happened to Seattle:Paxton, Iwakuma, Young 13 GS, 4-9, 6.93 in September
@pgammo | | 3h | Score: 12
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Alden Gonzalez , MLB.com, Angels Beat Writer
Jered Weaver may pitch on short rest in the ALDS, but he can’t pitch every game. The #Angels have rotation issues: t.co/rL6N67fR3v
@Alden_Gonzalez | | 3h | Score: 5
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Henry Schulman , S.F Chronicle, Giants Beat Writer
Jesus, people who don't think Belt should have been sent. You're all so very, incredibly wrong! Now go to bed. #sfgiants
@hankschulman | | 4h | Score: 2
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Mark Saxon , ESPNLosAngeles.com, Sportswriter
Giants give Dodgers a reality check t.co/cs1QAgSAzh
@markasaxon | | 4h | Score: 0
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Henry Schulman , S.F Chronicle, Giants Beat Writer
Bochy holds team meeting, #sfgiants respond with big win in 13th: t.co/rr6hYCZyYu
@hankschulman | | 4h | Score: 2
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Alden Gonzalez , MLB.com, Angels Beat Writer
If Hamilton & Shoemaker are healthy, 21 of 25 spots on #Angels' playoff roster look like locks. Who gets the others? t.co/pHY13Ck
@Alden_Gonzalez | | 4h | Score: 1
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Henry Schulman , S.F Chronicle, Giants Beat Writer
Preceding the win was a team meeting that featured, in the words of a player, “a quintessential Bochy speech.” Players spoke too. #SFGiants
@hankschulman | | 5h | Score: 3
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Hypocritical Jeter always — somehow — comes out on top

By Ken Davidoff MORE FROM Ken Davidoff He’s pushing it, isn’t he? The commemorative patch occupying the Yankees’ uniform for three weeks. The “2” flags encircling Yankee Stadium. The over-the-top Gatorade commercial. Yet in what is almost certainly his final week as a major leaguer, Derek ...

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Ken Davidoff
New York Post, Baseball Writer
7h

The Dodgers-Giants game on KDOC tonight has to be the highest rated show on Channel 56 since Wally George's Hot Seat.

Arash Markazi
ESPNLA.com, Sportswriter
7h
  • Carlos Gomez, Milwaukee Brewers
    Good morning http://t.co/BOF2aK273e
  • Jerome Williams, Los Angeles Angels
    Can't believe I made history. Thanks to everyone that supported me this year. I'm very honored.… http://t.co/Y2ybx4KWGk
  • John Axford, Milwaukee Brewers
    Bullpen dinner! #BucYaBuccos @ New York Prime Atlanta http://t.co/OYEuxnyYXC
  • Eric Hosmer, Kansas City Royals
    Rookies lookin good!!! http://t.co/0utfpTrqt0
  • Felix Hernandez, Seattle Mariners
    Rookies day... Hahaha http://t.co/2GAaP6Cujq
  • Jose Reyes, Toronto Blue Jays
    Nothing but love and #Re2pect

Mets move into second-place tie

NEW YORK -- On the day the Atlanta Braves fired general manager Frank Wren, they also suffered a 1-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday. That allowed the Mets to move even with the Braves for second place in the NL East at 76-80. Six games remain. The Braves have lost four straight and are an ...

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Adam Rubin
ESPNNewYork.com, Mets Beat Writer
9h

As Cubs collect shortstops, Addison Russell is ready for anything

Addison Russell walked up the dugout steps and took in the panoramic view of Wrigley Field…while three reporters grabbed their iPhones and took pictures that would quickly wind up on Twitter. But Cubs prospects should be used to the paparazzi treatment by now, and Russell has a smooth, deep voice ...

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Patrick Mooney
CSNChicago, Cubs Beat Reporter
9h
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Rapid Reaction: Yankees 5, Orioles 0

NEW YORK -- Derek Jeter had a two-run double and three RBIs, while Michael Pineda threw 7 1/3 scoreless innings as the New York Yankees kept their playoff hopes alive. Pineda gave up just one hit and walked one, while striking out eight. Jeter Meter: Jeter is now 9-for-20 during his final homestand....

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10h
Rany Jazayerli - RayOnTheRoyals.com, Sportswriter
The Royals have won 85 games in back-to-back seasons for the first time since 1979 and 1980.
@jazayerli | | 10h | Score: 46

Braves shut out for sixth time this month

EmailFacebookTwitterShareThis All that’s left for the Braves is to play spoiler.

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David O'Brien
AJC, Braves Beat Writer
10h

Mets move into second-place tie

NEW YORK -- On the day the Atlanta Braves fired general manager Frank Wren, they also suffered a 1-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday. That allowed the Mets to move even with the Braves for second place in the NL East at 76-80. Six games remain. The Braves have lost four straight and are an ...

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Adam Rubin
ESPNNewYork.com, Mets Beat Writer
10h

#dodgers call for a "blue-out" a rousing success. Nothing but blue shirts out there! #sfgiants

Henry Schulman
S.F Chronicle, Giants Beat Writer
10h

Dodgers Vs. Giants Preview: Division Rivals Meet Again

After winning three out of four games on the road against the Chicago Cubs, the Los Angeles Dodgers now begin a three-game series at home against the San Francisco Giants. The Dodgers send Dan Haren to the mound, who is starting on an extra day of rest. This season, Haren is 13-11 with a 4.14 ERA. T...

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Final six Dodgers games of season to be broadcast on KDOC

by TWC SportsNetLA September 15, 2014 LOS ANGELES, CA – Time Warner Cable today announced it has secured an agreement to broadcast the final week of Dodger games on KDOC. KDOC is an independent broadcast station that is carried by every cable, satellite and telco provider in Southern California an...

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Bill Shaikin
Los Angeles Times, Baseball Sportswriter
10h
Jordan Bastian - MLB.com, Indians Beat Writer
Biggest game of the season for the Indians and the announced attendance is 10,458.
@MLBastian | | 10h | Score: 24

Braves fire GM Wren; Gonzalez’s fate to be determined

EmailFacebookTwitterShareThis One day after being eliminated from the National League wild-card race, the reeling Braves fired general manager Frank Wren on Monday, the first time in nearly a quarter of a century that the organization known for stability fired a GM or manager.

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David O'Brien
AJC, Braves Beat Writer
11h
Bryan Hoch - MLB.com, Yankees Beat Writer
Derek Jeter, still making people eat their words. Two-run double and he's got a six-game hitting streak, 3 RBIs tonight.
@BryanHoch | | 11h | Score: 52

Alcides Escobar Joins The Legacy Agency

Alcides Escobar, formerly represented by the Kinzer Management Group, has changed agencies and is now represented by the Legacy Agency, reports Liz Mullen of Sports Business Journal. Escobar will be represented by Peter Greenberg. The 27-year-old Escobar has enjoyed a bounceback season after a woefu...

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