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By Guy Kipp On Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Another Hitless August for Mets

Getty Images Rafael Montero’s seven brilliant innings against the Cubs on Sunday don’t really matter. Carlos Torres’ spur-of-the-moment five shutout innings in an emergency start Monday against More...

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By Guy Kipp On Saturday, August 9th, 2014

Mets Heading for Another Depressing Finish

The Mets look poised to continue a rather remarkable, but certainly not enviable record this summer. Since moving to Citi Field in 2009, the Mets have never had a winning month of August, and they have never had More...

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By Guy Kipp On Monday, July 14th, 2014

Mets Arrive at All-Star Break in Decent Shape After All

Mike Stobe/Getty Images When the official halfway mark was reached a couple of weeks in advance of the All-Star break this week, the Mets stood at 37-44, and Double G Sports was all set to publish an article on More...

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By Guy Kipp On Saturday, July 5th, 2014

The Exhilarating, Exasperating Enigma of Daniel Murphy

Mets fans seem to have a special place in their hearts for Daniel Murphy. The sentiment is understandable. The veteran second baseman is affable, plays hard, almost never misses a game, is one of the best hitters More...

By Jason Radowitz On Saturday, April 26th, 2014

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 Thursday, April 17th, 2014

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 Jason Radowitz On Sunday, March 16th, 2014

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...

By Guy Kipp On Friday, September 27th, 2013

Mets Clinch Winning Record, Then Come Home and Lose Some More

(Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images) In his first at-bat of the Mets’ last road trip of the season, David Wright came off the disabled list and hit a home run. In his second at-bat of the Mets’ last homestand of More...

By Guy Kipp On Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

Mets owe fans David Wright on final weekend

Photo Credit: USA Today Sports Images As one Mets player—star and scrub alike—after another has hit the disabled list or been “shut down” for the season over the last two months, All-Star third baseman David More...

By Guy Kipp On Sunday, August 4th, 2013

Wright injury could keep Mets’ run of awful Augusts intact

Wright walks off the field with a trainer after injuring his hamstring. (Joshua Sarner/Icon SMI) Have you ever started your car and heard grinding, hissing, or rattling sounds that you know don’t sound right? If More...

By Guest On Tuesday, July 16th, 2013
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Back, Back, Back, Back…Gone! Cespedes Provides Derby Highlights.

Yoenis Cespedes swings during last nights Home Run Derby at Citi Field. The encouragement from the ambassador of baseball must have done something to inspire the fantastic performance from Yoenis Cespedes in last More...

By Elizabeth DiPietro On Thursday, July 11th, 2013

2013 Home Run Derby Pits New Competition Against Familiar Faces

Prince Fielder holding the Home Run Derby trophy after winning the contest last season. (Photo credit: AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) Perhaps the most anticipated of the All-Star festivities is the Home Run Derby. More...