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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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Photo Credit: David Zalubowski
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...

(Adam Hunge, USA TODAY Sports)
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...

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By Guy Kipp On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
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Another Blow to Mets’ Pitching Staff: Bobby Parnell’s Elbow

Take the “r-n-e” out of Parnell, and you have “pall,” which is what has been cast on the Mets—again—in the wake of the news that closer Bobby Parnell has a ligament injury to his elbow which may require More...

Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports
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...

(Joe Camporeale – USATODAY Sports)
By Guy Kipp On Thursday, November 21st, 2013
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Mets Bullpen Needs Better Arms, Fewer ‘nice stories’ In 2014

(Joe Camporeale – USATODAY Sports) The New York Mets this week learned that free agent 41-year-old relief pitcher LaTroy Hawkins had accepted a contract with the Colorado Rockies for 2014. Hawkins this past season More...

Left-Handed Reliever Scott Rice has held left-handed batters to a .170 average this season. (USATSI)
By Guy Kipp On Friday, August 23rd, 2013
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Mets Pitching Staff Rises to 6th in N.L. in Pitching

Left-Handed reliever Scott Rice has held left-handed batters to a .170 average this season. (USATSI) Three months ago, the Mets’ pitching staff was basically a wasteland highlighted by one diamond in the rough More...

Marlon Byrd is a player of interest at the trade deadline, but the Mets appear likely to hold onto him.
By Gregg Snyder On Tuesday, July 30th, 2013
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Yankees/Mets Updates a Day Before Trade Deadline

Marlon Byrd is a player of interest at the trade deadline, but the Mets appear likely to hold onto him. For most baseball fans, the Major League Baseball trade deadline is an exciting time. What moves will their More...

Mets closer Bobby Parnell has demonstrated great growth and maturity as the teams closer this season. Photo by: Newsday
By Guy Kipp On Sunday, May 19th, 2013
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IN A SEASON OF FAILURE, PARNELL SUCCEEDS FOR METS

So much has already gone wrong for the Mets this season that the radar has barely picked up on the fact that Bobby Parnell has taken the closer’s role and run with it. In retrospect, it seems puzzling that the More...

The Mets are 6-1 in Harvey’s starts, and 7-15 when others start. (Brad Penner / US Presswire)
By Guy Kipp On Wednesday, May 8th, 2013
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HARVEY KEEPS TOPPING HIMSELF

The Mets are 6-1 in Harvey’s starts, and 7-15 when others start. (Brad Penner / US Presswire) Matt Harvey is the biggest story in baseball. It seems like just a matter of time until Sports Illustrated deems the More...

Jordany Valdespin saved the Mets once again with a pinch-hit home run on Wednesday. (Rob Tringali/Getty Images)
By Guy Kipp On Thursday, May 2nd, 2013
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DISASTER AVERTED, OR JUST DELAYED, FOR METS?

Jordany Valdespin saved the Mets once again with a pinch-hit home run on Wednesday. (Rob Tringali/Getty Images) The New York Mets were four innings away from the early-season ignominy of being swept by the Miami More...

The Mets dropped two-of-three to the Yankees at Citi Field over the weekend.
By Eddie Utley On Monday, June 25th, 2012
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NY Mets: A Look Back at the Weekend Subway Series

  The Mets dropped two-of-three to the Yankees at Citi Field over the weekend. This weekend was Subway Series Part 2 for 2012. Unfortunately it ends on a sour note for the New York Mets. The Mets looked better More...