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Mel Stottlemyre, Yankees’ Ace During Lean Years, Dies at 77

Mel Stottlemyre, the Yankees’ pitching ace in their lean years of the late 1960s and early ’70s and later the longtime pitching coach for Mets and Yankees teams that won the World Series, died on Sunday in a Seattle hospital. He was 77. His wife, Jean Stottlemyre, said the cause was complications of multiple myeloma,…

David Wright Joins Mets’ Front Office

The Mets have sat out the protracted, high-profile negotiations for Bryce Harper and Manny Machado, the 26-year-old superstars whose free agency has dominated baseball’s winter headlines. But they have stayed busy adding depth to their roster in the last few days, and they formalized a role for their former captain on Monday. David Wright, 36,…