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By Guy Kipp On Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
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How Lucas Duda Went From Scrub to Slugger

Al Bello/Getty Images On this one, the Mets actually made the right choice. Undecided between first basemen after an injury-riddled and inconclusive spring training, the Mets opened the 2014 season with Lucas Duda 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 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...

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...

The Yankees signed Brian McCann to a five-year, $85MM contract. (Kevin Liles/USA TODAY Sports)
By Gregg Snyder On Wednesday, November 27th, 2013
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Early Off-Season Update on Yankees and Mets Heading Into Thanksgiving Weekend

The Yankees signed Brian McCann to a five-year, $85MM contract. (Kevin Liles/USA TODAY Sports) The Major League Baseball offseason as a whole has gotten off to a slow start, as usual. Things don’t always pick More...

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By Guy Kipp On Friday, September 27th, 2013
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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...

Wright walks off the field with a trainer after injuring his hamstring. (Joshua Sarner/Icon SMI)
By Guy Kipp On Sunday, August 4th, 2013
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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...

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By Jason Mast On Wednesday, June 26th, 2013
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NEW YORK BASEBALL – 2013 TRADE DEADLINE PREVIEW

Major League Baseball’s July 31st trade deadline is fast approaching, and, as is always the case, it is time for rampant speculation as to what moves either New York team might make. NEW YORK METS In the past, More...

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By Guy Kipp On Saturday, June 22nd, 2013
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RESHAPING THE METS OUTFIELD

(USA Today Sports) While the headline-making events in the New York Mets last week include Zack Wheeler’s extremely promising major league debut against the Atlanta Braves, Jon Niese’s potentially damaging partial More...

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By Guy Kipp On Monday, May 27th, 2013
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METS’ PROBLEMS GO MUCH DEEPER THAN IKE’S SLUMP

Okay, so what if you do send Ike Davis down? Then what? The Mets limped out of their three-game sweep at the hands of the Reds with a 17-27 record that promises almost assuredly to get much worse with three games More...

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By Guy Kipp On Wednesday, May 15th, 2013
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NO FALSE HOPES FOR METS THIS YEAR

(Chris Trotman/Getty Images) Well, Mets fans, this year you don’t even get the fool’s gold. It’s been sort of a rite of spring since the New York Mets moved into Citi Field that at some point in May or June More...