• Gooden thought he was done when he couldn’t K News’ Harper

    Things couldn’t get any worse for Doc Gooden – and then along came Daily News baseball columnist John Harper. The Mets’ troubled superstar, trying to make a comeback after his 1995 cocaine suspension, admits...

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  • Harper: Yoenis Cespedes makes Mets NL favorites

    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Saturday, January 23, 2016, 10:23 PM Maxx Wolfson/Getty Images The addition of Yoenis Cespedes is what puts the Mets ahead of the rest of the National League. So does the rather stunning re-signing...

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  • Harper: Alderson, Mets content with not over-spending

    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Saturday, January 9, 2016, 4:40 PM Jeff Chiu/AP The Giants are taking a three-year, $ 31 million gamble on Denard Span, one that seems reasonable, based on the price, for what the free-agent...

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  • Harper: Yankees should look to Mets to deal Miller for ace

    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Saturday, January 2, 2016, 4:50 PM Bryan R. Smith /Bryan R. Smith With Aroldis Chapman now in Yankee fold, Brian Cashman might be wise to consider dealing Andrew Miller and Brett Gardner in...

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  • Harper: Picturing Yanks, Mets after 2019 free-agent class

    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Saturday, December 19, 2015, 8:56 PM Nick Wass/AP Could Nationals’ Bryce Harper put on pinstripes next? Between the ever-rising cost of free agents this winter, the potential availability of so many bright young...

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  • Harper: Pete Rose will never get it, and that’s a sure bet

    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Monday, December 14, 2015, 10:17 PM Elsa/Getty Images If Pete Rose proves anything, it’s that he just doesn’t get it. All Pete Rose had heard since 1989 was that if he wanted...

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  • Harper: Ortiz retirement a blow to Yankees-Red Sox rivalry

    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 11:53 PM Elsa/Getty Images The beauty of David Ortiz, from a New York perspective, is that he inspired so much outrage. For years Yankee fans angrily demanded of...

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  • Harper: Signing David Price could be prudent for Yankees

    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Saturday, November 14, 2015, 6:05 PM Nick Turchiaro/USA Today Sports The Yankees have plenty of questions in the rotation that David Price could help answer. A year from now the Yankees will have...

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  • Harper: Mets’ young guns in league of their own

    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Saturday, October 24, 2015, 11:36 PM Bryan R. Smith Jacob deGrom and Matt Harvey continue to dominate hitters with excellent combination of blending their high heat with offspeed stuff. The reality of what...

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  • Harper: With this lineup, Mets can go deep, like Cespedes

    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Thursday, September 10, 2015, 7:21 AM Alex Brandon/AP After his go-ahead, two-run home run, Yoenis Cespedes gets a big high-ten from teammate Daniel Murphy as the Mets sweep aside the Nationals. WASHINGTON...

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