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23 hrs ago | NJ.com

Yankees' Chris Young: Citi Field kept me in park

At least some of Chris Young's poor production with the Mets could be blamed on the cavernous Citi Field, he said Saturday. "There are definitely balls that I've hit this season that have gotten to the warning track or to the wall in Citi Field that would have been home runs in other yards," Young said.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

New York Daily News

Mets Insider: Terry Collins happy to see Chris Young finally bust out

Chris Young hits another home run for the Yankees, something the Mets wish he could have done more of with them. Chris Young's run of recent success with the Yankees can't sit well with Mets fans.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jason Bay, Daniel Murphy

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Albany Times Union

Granderson leads Mets over Rockies

Curtis Granderson hit a tying triple off former-Met LaTroy Hawkins in the ninth and scored two pitches later on Wilmer Flores ' sacrifice fly, giving New York a 3-2 win Monday night that stopped the Colorado Rockies ' four-game winning streak. After Lucas Duda 's RBI double in the first, Jordan Lyles, Tommy Kahnle, Brooks Brown and Christian Friedrich pitched shutout ball through the eighth.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, American League, American League East, LaTroy Hawkins, Wilmer Flores

The News Journal

Phillies release 2015 schedule, begin season at home

Phillies release 2015 schedule, begin season at home The Philadelphia Phillies' 2015 schedule has been released, and they open the season at home against the Red Sox. Check out this story on delawareonline.com: http://delonline.us/1rTMWNn Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins forces out New York Mets center fielder Juan Lagares on a ball hit by New York Mets right fielder Curtis Granderson during the first inning Aug. 29 at Citi Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Philadelphia Phillies, Baseball Players, Jimmy Rollins, New York Mets, Juan Lagares

Amazin' Avenue

The Mets should pursue Melky Cabrera this offseason

Melky Cabrera becomes a much better option if the Mets' first-round pick is protected and Cabrera rejects a qualifying offer from Toronto. . For the time being, the Mets are trying to fill the vacuum left by Chris Young's release with Matt den Dekker and Kirk Nieuwenhuis .

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt den Dekker, Baseball Players, Kirk Nieuwenhuis, Major League Baseball, Nelson Cruz, New York Mets

Sun Sep 07, 2014

Metsblog.com

What's on Tap: Sunday, September 7

The Mets will wrap up their series in Cincinnati on Sunday with a 1:10 start. Zach Wheeler will go for the Mets with the Reds pitching Mat Latos .

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Johnny Cueto, Dillon Gee

NJ.com

Federovitch: Mets, Yanks add ugly page to Battle of N.Y.

It used to be that when you spoke of baseball's Battle of New York, you were referring to the fight for on-the-field supremacy, the Subway Series, ticket sales in the country's biggest market or even general interest among some of the most passionate fans. But recently, the Yankees and Mets took that definition to a new low, turning the Battle of New York into a showdown over who could behave worse.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Juan Lagares, Matt Harvey, David Wright

The Times-Tribune

RailRiders attendance dips in second year of new ballpark

SUNDAY TIMES FILE Attendance at PNC Field for the 2013-2014 season dipped by 6 percent from last year, but average attendance per game was still higher than it had been since 2009. Above, the RailRiders' home opener in April.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez

Sat Sep 06, 2014

Sky Sports

MLB: Brewers bounce back

The Milwaukee Brewers snapped a nine-game losing streak and breathed new life into the race at the top of the National League Central with a 6-2 win over the St Louis Cardinals. Scooter Gennett recorded three RBIs and Mike Fiers allowed just two runs as the Brewers cut the Cards' lead in the division to three games.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Scooter Gennett, Baseball Players, Mike Fiers, David Murphy, Travis D'Arnaud

Fri Sep 05, 2014

NJ.com

Mets drop Curtis Granderson in lineup against Reds, hope for hot streak

Terry Collins had a conversation with Curtis Granderson today before tonight's game against the Reds. His right fielder -- and biggest free agent signing this winter -- has been struggling.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Juan Lagares, Matt den Dekker

Yanks Go Yard

Bomber Bites With Jumping Joe-In Defense of Brian Cashman

Multiple reports indicate that Brian Cashman will be getting a new contract extension after the season. Cashman has been on the hot seat this year as a lame duck GM who was coming off a 2013 season in which the Yankees failed to make the playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dellin Betances, Baseball Players, Alex Rodriguez, Derek Jeter, Mark Teixeira, Alfonso Soriano

Thu Sep 04, 2014

Metsblog.com

eMail Q&A: What can Sandy Alderson do to acquire a big hitter?

Jeremy B from Hartsdale: I realize the Mets are never going to acquire Giancarlo Stanton from the Marlins. And I want no part of Carlos Gonzalez or Troy Tulowitzki , because of injuries and road splits.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, David Wright, Travis D'Arnaud, Andre Ethier, Matt Kemp

Amazin' Avenue

Lamar Johnson says that Curtis Granderson may need swing adjustment this winter

There has been mixed opinion regarding Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson here at Amazin' Avenue this year. While some of us think that the four-year, $60 million deal that Sandy Alderson handed to Granderson is an example about how the general manager should stick to his guns regarding long-term contracts, others point to Granderson's strikeout and walk rates as reason for hope that he'll improve in 2015.

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Newsday

Mets hitting coach says Curtis Granderson may need some winter work to fix his swing

AUGUST 20: Curtis Granderson #3 of the New York Mets hits a single that scored Wilmer Flores #4 in the fourth inning of their game against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on August 20, 2014 in Oakland, California. OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 20: Curtis Granderson #3 of the New York Mets hits a single that scored Wilmer Flores #4 in the fourth inning of their game against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on August 20, 2014 in Oakland, California.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Newsday

Offense looks sick with no cure to be found

In Plainview road construction. two lanes closed on The L.I.E./I-495 WB between X46/Sunnyside Blvd and X41/Rt-106/Rt-107 in Jericho In Plainview road construction.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Eduardo Nunez, Mark Teixeira, Derek Jeter, Brett Gardner, Robinson Cano, Opinion

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Newsday

Dilson Herrera could be Mets' second baseman of future

The deal came together well after the non-waiver trade deadline last year, which put the Mets on the clock.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Is the National League Just Inferior?

If new MLB commissioner Rob Manfred decides to rethink the All-Star Game, one option would be to award World Series home-field advantage to the league that wins the interleague season series.

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Amazin' Avenue

Mets Morning News: Dilson up, d'Arnaud out... in left field? Oy vey

New York was shut down by Mike Minor and fell to the Braves 6-1. Jon Niese was solid with thee runs allowed in 7.1 innings, but the Mets managed just four knocks all night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Jonny Venters, Daniel Murphy, Travis D'Arnaud, Major League Baseball, New York Mets

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Rant Sports

Curtis Granderson Has Not Lived Up To Expectations With New York Mets in 2014

The New York Mets made somewhat of a splash this offseason when they inked former New York Yankees outfielder Curtis Granderson to a four-year, $60 million contract, with the hopes that he could be an answer in what was a depleted outfield.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

New York Post

With 90-win dream dead, will Mets ever snap this spiral?

Mets GM Sandy Alderson's 90-win goal ... mandate ... challenge -- whatever you want to call it -- will wind up with the team closer to 90 losses.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Jenrry Mejia, Bartolo Colon

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