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MLB notebook: McGehee, Young win comeback nods

Marlins third baseman Casey McGehee and Mariners pitcher Chris Young were selected as baseball’s Comeback Players of the Year.

McGehee, 32, hit .287 with 29 doubles, four home runs and 76 RBIs to win the NL honor following a season with the Rakuten Golden Eagles of Japan’s Pacific League.

Young, a 35-year-old right-hander, won the AL award after being limited to nine starts in 2013 — all in the minor leagues — because of injuries. He was 12-9 with a 3.65 ERA in 29 starts and one relief appearance this year, reaching double digits in wins for the first time since 2006.

Mets: Wright progressing

The Mets said David Wright’s shoulder has improved and he is progressing toward resuming baseball activities early next month. Wright didn’t play after Sept. 8 because of inflammation in his left rotator cuff.

Mets’ Wilpon lawsuit

A potential trial in the discrimination lawsuit former Mets ticket executive Leigh Castergine filed against chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon will not take place until at least the spring of 2016. Attorneys for Castergine and Wilpon met for the first time in Brooklyn federal court. Wilpon is accused of discriminating against and firing Castergine, a former team senior executive, for having a baby out of wedlock.

Bourjos has surgery

Cardinals center fielder Peter Bourjos had surgery on his hip to alleviate pain that a team official described as “chronic” and caused discomfort for Bourjos throughout the second half of the season.

Bourjos, 27, batted .231 with four homers and 24 RBIs for the Cardinals this past season.

Dodgers introduce GM

The Dodgers introduced Farhan Zaidi on Friday as their general manager after 10 seasons as assistant GM of the Athletics. The 37-year-old said he will have greater hands-on management of the Dodgers than he did in Oakland.


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