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Mets Show Unique Ability to Turn Good News into Bad

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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 bullpen over to live young arms with plenty of upside, got two home runs in two games from once-slumping Curtis Granderson in Yankee Stadium, 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...

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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...

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By Guy Kipp On Monday, April 28th, 2014
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Gee Leads Strong Performance by Mets’ Starting Rotation

(Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) Dillon Gee is one of the best right-handers in the National League. At what point do we have enough evidence to consider that a legitimate statement? Gee’s eight innings of three-hit More...

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By Jason Radowitz On Saturday, April 26th, 2014
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Luke Lang: Losing Is Not An Option

In March of 2013, six-year-old Luke Lang, living in North Bellemore, New York was diagnosed with Philadelphia chromosome – positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia (Ph-positve ALL). This disease can be controlled More...

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By Guy Kipp On Monday, April 21st, 2014
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With Ike Davis Trade, Mets Commit to Lucas Duda

(Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) The Mets have made their choice, and it’s Lucas Duda. The organization’s trade of Ike Davis to familiar recent trade partners the Pirates on Friday (for a minor league pitcher and More...

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By Guy Kipp On Thursday, April 17th, 2014
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Believe It: Mets Arrive Home With Winning Record

(Photo: Ross D. Franklin, AP) Somehow — after enduring a cross-country trip, no days off, an exhausted bullpen, two extra-inning games, a meltdown by closer Jose Valverde, a ghastly start by Bartolo Colon and More...