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Outfield Should be Area of Big Met Improvement in 2014

Curtis Granderson (left) should provide a boost to the Mets outfield. (Mandatory Credit: Brad Barr-USA TODAY Sports)

Curtis Granderson (left) should provide a boost to the Mets outfield. (Mandatory Credit: Brad Barr-USA TODAY Sports) The New York Mets opened the 2013 season with a centerfield platoon of Colin Cowgill and Jordany Valdespin. Whatever else there might be to critique about this 2014 Mets edition one week before the start of the season, it’s safe to More...

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Should Ike Davis be the regular first baseman or should the team trade him? (Credit: Jim McIsaac)
By Guy Kipp On Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
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Mets Holes Still Go Way Beyond Just Shortstop

Should Ike Davis be the regular first baseman or should the team trade him? (Credit: Jim McIsaac) With less than two weeks until Opening Day, the New York Mets don’t have a shortstop or a first baseman, and the More...

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By Jason Radowitz On Sunday, March 16th, 2014
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How The Mets Could Make a World Series Run

Yes, you read the title correctly. The Mets can make a World Series run this year. Many things will need to go their way, such as good play from their shortstop, first baseman, and their entire pitching staff. I’m More...

Ruben Tejada has not shown the ability to be the starting shortstop. (AP Photo)
By Guy Kipp On Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
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The Mets’ Black Hole at Shortstop

Ruben Tejada has not shown the ability to be the starting shortstop. (AP Photo) It’s the middle of March, and the New York Mets still don’t have a shortstop. It has been plain to any casual observer—and More...

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By Guy Kipp On Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
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Syndergaard Heat Fuels Hopes of Warmer Met Future

(AP) Monday was one of the coldest March days in memory in the New York area. In the afternoon, though, it was possible to huddle close to the radio for the Mets-Braves spring training broadcast on WOR 710 and be More...

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By Guy Kipp On Thursday, February 27th, 2014
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Mets First Crisis of Spring?: Niese’s ‘Dead Arm’

(AP Photo) Two days before the New York Mets’ opening spring training game against the Washington Nationals, their most likely candidate to start on the mound on Opening Day got sent back to New York. Jonathan More...

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By Guy Kipp On Tuesday, February 18th, 2014
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Mets’ Invitation of Jose Valverde to Camp Could Be Invitation to Trouble

Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports It was bound to happen. The Mets, in their quest to bolster the perpetually-in-need-of-bolstering setup corps of their bullpen, have turned to Jose Valverde as a non-roster More...

By Jason Radowitz On Sunday, February 9th, 2014
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Mets: Forever Kiner’s Korner

At age 91, Mets famous broadcaster and Hall of Fame slugger Ralph Kiner passed away on Thursday due to natural causes in his home in Rancho Mirage, California, along side his daughter K.C. Freeman. Although signs More...

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By Guy Kipp On Friday, February 7th, 2014
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New York Mets Lose An Icon in Ralph Kiner

(AP Photo) Pitchers and catchers haven’t even reported for spring training yet, and the New York Mets already have one loss. Ralph Kiner, 91, died on Thursday after an almost unbelievably full and fascinating More...

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By Guy Kipp On Monday, January 13th, 2014
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Piazza Misses Out on Hall of Fame vote; Mets Snubbed Again

(AMY E. CONN/AP) Mets fans might be happy to know that a former Mets pitcher will be inducted to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown in 2014, and that there is a very strong possibility that another former More...