Seaver vs. Brady: Iconic Mets’ Kranepool, Shamsky defend ‘Tom Terrific’

Seaver vs. Brady: Iconic Mets’ Kranepool, Shamsky defend ‘Tom Terrific’ A white sign emblazoned with “Amazin’” in bold black letters hung above Ed Kranepool and Art Shamsky. That moniker forever will be associated with their 1969 world-champion Mets. The one belonging to their beloved teammate Tom Seaver — “Tom Terrific” — however is in jeopardy…

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Nationals Sign Fernando Rodney

Nationals Sign Fernando Rodney June 4: Rodney’s deal with the Nats is official, per an announcement from Paul Braverman of the Fresno Grizzlies’ communications department (Twitter link). He joined the Grizzlies in New Orleans and is active for tonight’s game. June 1: The Nationals have agreed to a minor league deal with reliever Fernando Rodney,…

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Yankees Release Cliff Pennington

Yankees Release Cliff Pennington The Yankees have released veteran infielder Cliff Pennington from his minor league contract, reports Conor Foley of the Scranton Times Tribune (via Twitter). Pennington, 34, inked a minor league pact with the Yankees back in early April shortly after Miguel Andujar and Troy Tulowitzki both landed on the injured list. He…

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