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New York Mets' Brandon Nimmo rounds third and heads home to score on a single by Dominic Smith during the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Mets' Brandon Nimmo cleared to play after cardiac test

Feb. 28, 2020 6:14 PM EST

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — After getting cleared to play by a cardiologist, Brandon Nimmo could joke. “I guess I have a little bit larger heart," the New York Mets outfielder said Friday. “Hey, I’ve got a lot of love to give.” Nimmo was removed from the starting lineup before...

Derek Jeter CEO and part owner of the Miami Marlins leaves a meeting during MLB baseball owners meetings, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Marlins' Mattingly bothered by sign-stealing, Jeter vote

Feb. 8, 2020 3:30 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Baseball’s news cycle of late has been dominated by the sign-stealing scandal that led to upheaval in Houston and Boston, as well as Derek Jeter missing out on being a unanimous selection for Baseball’s Hall of Fame. Don Mattingly was bothered by both stories. Miami’s...

FILE- In this March 12, 2018, file photo, Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin celebrates his goal in the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Winnipeg Jets, Monday,, in Washington. It was Ovechkin's 600th career goal. Ovechkin is on the verge of becoming the eighth player in NHL history to score 700 career goals.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Ovechkin 700: Opponents helpless vs. NHL's best goal-scorer

Feb. 7, 2020 3:22 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin arrived in Washington in the summer of 2005 wearing mismatched flip flops and Daisy Duke shorts. He looked like a lost tourist. Ovechkin went No. 1 in the draft and was touted as a can’t-miss prospect, but Capitals teammates wondered aloud if this guy really was...

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter speaks during the Baseball Hall of Fame press conference, Wednesday Jan. 22, 2020, in New York. Jeter and Colorado Rockies outfielder Larry Walker will both join the 2020 Hall of Fame class. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Hall of Fame voter who snubbed Jeter keeps ballot private

Feb. 4, 2020 3:06 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The lone baseball writer who did not vote for Derek Jeter for the Hall of Fame chose to keep his or her ballot private. The Baseball Writers' Association of America released the ballots of 315 Hall voters on Tuesday, and all public ballots included the longtime New York Yankees captain....