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On Baseball: Jacob deGrom Wants to Stay in Queens. What More Do the Mets Need to Know?

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Jacob deGrom was the best in the world at his job last season. For that, the Mets gave him a raise of almost $10 million. That is basically what they had to do, considering his rights to salary arbitration. But they have done nothing more for deGrom. “I would like…

Luis Severino Agrees to 4-Year Deal as Yankees Try to Lock Up Young Core

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Everything was in place at the Vinoy Renaissance Hotel for Luis Severino’s arbitration hearing Friday morning. The panel was there, waiting to hear the cases presented by each side. Severino, the ace of the Yankees’ rotation, who was eligible for salary arbitration for the first time in his career, was at…

Gary Sanchez Enters Yankees Camp in Great Shape, but Still an Enigma

TAMPA, Fla. — Near the end of his batting practice on Thursday afternoon, Gary Sanchez sent a home run off the left field scoreboard at George M. Steinbrenner Field. The sparse crowd watching from the stands applauded. Some cheered his name. Few Yankees players are entering spring training as much an enigma as Sanchez. Will…