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Another Hitless August for Mets

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Getty Images Rafael Montero’s seven brilliant innings against the Cubs on Sunday don’t really matter. Carlos Torres’ spur-of-the-moment five shutout innings in an emergency start Monday against the Cubs; those don’t really matter, either. No matter how much the Mets organization might prefer the media to stress both the accomplishments More...

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Buddy Carlyle
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By Steven Simineri On Monday, August 18th, 2014
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Journeyman Carlyle Finds a Home in Mets Bullpen

Buddy Carlyle may sound more like the name of a 1950’s era lounge singer, as Jon Heyman of CBS Sports recently pointed out on twitter, or an old vaudeville star, as another put it. However, Carlyle is a middling More...

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By Gary Phillips On Friday, August 15th, 2014
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Collins Says Harvey Won’t Pitch in 2014

Brad Penner USA TODAY Sports   Fans of the New York Mets will be happy to know that Matt Harvey is doing just fine in his rehab from Tommy John surgery. Manager Terry Collins wants them know that does not mean More...

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By Guy Kipp On Saturday, August 9th, 2014
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Mets Heading for Another Depressing Finish

The Mets look poised to continue a rather remarkable, but certainly not enviable record this summer. Since moving to Citi Field in 2009, the Mets have never had a winning month of August, and they have never had More...

Daniel Murphy's name floated around at the MLB Trade Deadline, but no deal was made. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
By Guy Kipp On Friday, August 1st, 2014
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Standing Pat May Have Been Best Move for Mets

Neither buyers nor sellers. Neither contenders nor also-rans, quite yet. The baseball purgatory in which the New York Mets find themselves in as the trade deadline passes contributed, in part, to their transaction More...

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By Guy Kipp On Sunday, July 27th, 2014
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Mets Need to Hold on to Bartolo Colon

The Mets made it known last week that pitcher Bartolo Colon was available for a trade before the July 31 trading deadline. Now, the Mets should make sure they pull the hefty veteran off the market at once. Mets More...

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By Jason Radowitz On Thursday, July 24th, 2014
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Mets: Kingda Ka Pitching

It wasn’t long ago when the Mets began their regular season with a starting rotation that consisted of Dillon Gee, Jon Niese, Bartolo Colon, Zack Wheeler and Jenrry Mejia. It also wasn’t too long ago More...

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By Guy Kipp On Saturday, July 19th, 2014
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Jon Matlack Should be in Mets Hall of Fame

During a telecast on the Mets’ most recent homestand, Gary Cohen conducted a live, in-game interview via phone with Jon Matlack. Matlack spent seven seasons with the Mets from 1971-1977, but has been conspicuous More...

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By Guy Kipp On Monday, July 14th, 2014
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Mets Arrive at All-Star Break in Decent Shape After All

Mike Stobe/Getty Images When the official halfway mark was reached a couple of weeks in advance of the All-Star break this week, the Mets stood at 37-44, and Double G Sports was all set to publish an article on More...

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By Guy Kipp On Saturday, July 5th, 2014
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The Exhilarating, Exasperating Enigma of Daniel Murphy

Mets fans seem to have a special place in their hearts for Daniel Murphy. The sentiment is understandable. The veteran second baseman is affable, plays hard, almost never misses a game, is one of the best hitters More...