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Mets Matt Harvey Hits Yankees Robinson Cano With a Pitch at the 2013 All-Star Game

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The 2013 All-Star Game did not start off as many Mets fans hoped, as their phenom, Matt Harvey, gave up a double to the Angels’ Mike Trout to lead off.

For Yankees fans, the next at bat would end as they would fear – with Matt Harvey hitting Robinson Cano in the knee, injuring him. Continue reading

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Yasiel Puig and the All-Star Game: Does He Deserve To Make It?

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A hot topic this week has been whether or not Yasiel Puig, the Los Angeles Dodgers phenom, deserves a spot in this month’s All-Star Game.

Many point to just a hot month and a lack of experience as reasons why he should not be allowed to join.

The fact is, Puig deserves to be there. Continue reading

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Matt Harvey Will Definitely Start for the NL in the All-Star Game…Unless One of These Other Guys Do

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He’s on the over of Sports Illustrated.  He has taken New York by storm.  He has drawn comparisons from Tom Seaver to Dwight Gooden to Roger Clemens to Justin Verlander.

He has an ERA of 1.44, 0.73 WHIP, 62 K in 56.1 innings.  He is the Mets pitching phenom, Matt Harvey.

We know he is here to stay – the only question now is, will he start the All-Star Game, taking place at Citifield in July?  He is definitely the favorite, as well as the hometown hero, so it is in the bag, right?  Well, just for kicks, lets throw around a few other names who could be on the mound for that first inning in Flushing, Queens.* Continue reading

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GIF of the Day: Knicks Guard J.R. Smith Goes Down A Bouncy Slide!

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The New York Knicks took one from the Orlando Magic last night at MSG.  Carmelo Anthony broke a team record for most consecutive games with 20 points and the Melo-Tyson Chandler- Amare Stoudemire combination seems to be clicking wonderfully for the first time.

But that was basketball, and this is just as good.

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