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Mets’ Jordany Valdespin among list of players suspended in Biogenesis case
Mets’ Jordany Valdespin among list of players suspended in Biogenesis case
Sports Liam La Guerre 8/05/2013 at 2:33PM

Mets outfielder Jordany Valdespin and prospect Cesar Puello accepted 50-game suspensions as a part of the MLB Biogenesis banned substances case, first reported by Foxsports.com. Valdespin has been having a rough year, batting just .188 with 4 homers in 133 at-bats. The Mets sent Valdespin down to Triple-A Las Vegas in July and he recently returned from [...]

Mets ranked sixth most valuable team in baseball
Mets ranked sixth most valuable team in baseball
News Terence M. Cullen 3/28/2013 at 2:04PM

The Mets are the sixth most valuable team in Major League Baseball according to Forbes, possibly putting to rest concerns the team is underwater on the financial front. Forbes listed the Amazin’s value at $811 million – a 13-percent increase from last year. The crosstown rival Yankees ranked first with a $2.3 billion worth. Between [...]

Kids learn from the greats of baseball
Kids learn from the greats of baseball
News Queens Courier Staff 3/12/2013 at 11:59AM

BY ANTHONY O’REILLY The next generation of baseball players had the opportunity to be trained by the greats of yesteryear at a Youth Baseball Clinic held at St. Kevin’s School in Flushing. Yankee greats Roy White, Oscar Gamble and Gamble’s son Sean, a former Phillies player and current coach at Selma University in Alabama, all [...]

Ex-Met Mike Piazza addresses steroid use, gay rumors, Clemens brawl in new book
Ex-Met Mike Piazza addresses steroid use, gay rumors, Clemens brawl in new book
News Terence M. Cullen 2/15/2013 at 4:16PM

Former Met Mike Piazza took karate lessons in anticipation of a fiery showdown with crosstown rival Roger Clemens, he writes in his new book. The storied Mets catcher, recently snubbed along with every other candidate for the Baseball Hall of Fame, addresses his long standing feud with the former Yankee in “Long Shot,” along with [...]

Sports teams pitch in for Sandy recovery
Sports teams pitch in for Sandy recovery
Sports Terence M. Cullen 11/14/2012 at 5:59PM

Normally, loyal fans support teams in the best and, most especially, the worst times. Now it is the teams that are giving their support as thousands still suffer in the wake in Sandy. “Our thoughts and our prayers go out to you,” said Jets quarterback Tim Tebow in a message to fans. “Whatever we can [...]

Get ‘em out
Letters Letters 10/24/2012 at 4:03PM

After the Yankees lost their chances of being in the World Series, there is one thing for certain: A-Rod and crybaby Nick Swisher need to be shown the clubhouse door. A Rod’s performance this season was not very good. After he returned from his injury, he really did not hit or field very well. Swisher [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 10/19/2012 at 7:04AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 73. Southeast wind 10 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible. Friday night: Scattered showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 5 to [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 10/18/2012 at 8:00AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. South wind 6 to 11 mph. Thursday night: Showers likely, mainly after 2am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 59. Southeast wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. EVENT of the DAY: Screening of [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 10/12/2012 at 8:29AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: A slight chance of showers between noon and 2pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 62. Breezy, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Friday night: Clear, with a low around 41. North wind 9 to 17 mph. Biden and Ryan quarrel aggressively in [...]