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Mets to designate Matt Harvey for assignment

The New York Mets will designate Matt Harvey for assignment after the one-time phenom declined an assignment to the minor leagues, general manager Sandy Alderson said Friday.

Selig appointed former Jamie McCourt consultant

A former baseball executive appointed by Commissioner Bud Selig to help oversee the troubled Los Angeles Dodgers was relieved of his duties after it was discovered he was a paid consultant last year to ex-team CEO Jamie McCourt, an attorney for Frank McCourt wrote Tuesday.