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Draft Pick Conforto Conforms to Mets Organizational Philosophy

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(Photo courtesy of NCAA.com) When the Mets selected Oregon State University outfielder Michael Conforto with the 10th overall pick in the June Amateur Draft last week, they were quick to trumpet the 6-2, 215-pound left-handed hitter’s patient approach at the plate. But Mets fans jaded by what the organization’s definition of “patience” is could More...

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By Guy Kipp On Wednesday, June 4th, 2014
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Mets Bullpen Finally Enters the Fast Lane

(Elsa/Getty Images) For several years, the Mets watched National League opponents roll in Ferraris, Corvettes and Porsche Carerras from their bullpens in the last three innings of a game, and the Mets tried to counter More...

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By Guy Kipp On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
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Dice-K Showing Surprising Value to Mets Pitching Staff

(Brad Penner – USATODAY Sports) Considering the collective groans his first three disastrous starts induced last August when Daisuke Matsuzaka was lifted off the scrap heap by the Mets after Matt Harvey’s More...

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By Guy Kipp On Tuesday, May 20th, 2014
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Zack Wheeler Continues to Struggle

(USATSI) In the wake of their respective impressive major league debuts last week, New York Mets starting pitchers Rafael Montero and Jacob deGrom are, apparently, going to be scrutinized in their next couple of More...

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By Guy Kipp On Saturday, May 17th, 2014
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Mets Show Unique Ability to Turn Good News into Bad

There should have been enough positive, encouraging or uplifting stories to tout where the Mets are concerned this week. They scored 21 runs in two victories in Yankee Stadium, started to turn the key roles in their More...

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By Craig Raulli On Friday, May 16th, 2014
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Terry Collins Making a Mistake By Keeping Juan Lagares on Bench

A few weeks ago, New York Mets manager, Terry Collins said that Juan Lagares will be the everyday centerfielder.  It disgusts me that a few weeks late,r I am writing a blog about this. I could go off and spew stats, More...

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By Guy Kipp On Monday, May 12th, 2014
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Too much patience is no virtue for passive Mets hitters

(Jason DeCrow, AP) There were several stunning aspects to Ruben Tejada’s game-winning single in the 11th inning to beat the Philadelphia Phillies Sunday and end the Mets’ five-game losing streak. Of course, More...

Dillon Gee
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By Guy Kipp On Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
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Deeply Flawed Mets Done with Disastrous Road Trip

The Mets did not pitch in Colorado, they did not hit at all in Florida, and now a team that was four games over .500 just eight days ago, comes home a game under .500 at 16-17. And, “bridge season” or not, the More...

Bartolo Colon gets removed from the mound after 4 2/3 innings against the Rockies.
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By Guy Kipp On Friday, May 2nd, 2014
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Mets’ Starting Rotation Enjoys Unprecedented Stretch

In all 26 games the Mets played in April, their starting rotation achieved something no other Mets rotation ever had. Every day that a Met starter took the mound in April, he went at least five innings. Now, this More...

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By Gregg Snyder On Friday, May 2nd, 2014
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NY MLB: Yankees and Mets, a recap of the latest games

How are Yankees and Mets, the two New York teams doing this season? Let’s do a brief recap of the latest games played by the two teams.   New York Yankees leading   The New York Yankees are playing the More...