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Terry Collins Making a Mistake By Keeping Juan Lagares on Bench

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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, OBP, slugging and so on and so forth on why Lagares is a better player than Eric Young Jr. and Chris Young, but obviously with the moneyball 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...

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By Guy Kipp On Monday, April 7th, 2014
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Recapping Week 1 With The Mets

(Adam Hunge, USA TODAY Sports) After one week, the Mets are 2-4, which is neither impressive nor statistically significant. And right now their biggest problem is neither the competition for first base—Lucas Duda More...