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9 min ago | Major League Baseball

In smaller Citi outfield, would grass be greener?

So now, for the sake of argument, let's say the Mets are considering another renovation of their outfield. No, no, not their outfielders, the outfield of Citi Field, the vast area that lies between David Wright and a season of 30 home runs, the expanse of manicured lawn and warning track dirt that clearly has had a less adverse effect on visiting teams than on Wright and his colleagues.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Juan Lagares, Travis D'Arnaud, Daniel Murphy, Major League Baseball

Mon Sep 15, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Jacob deGrom fans first eight but Mets fall to Marlins, 6-5

Strikeout after strikeout, it whipped behind Jacob deGrom as he sliced through the Miami Marlins' lineup. Yes, the rookie has rock-star hair.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jordany Valdespin, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Jenrry Mejia, Jacob deGrom, Jeurys Familia

Major League Baseball

Alderson praises Collins' performance, team's improvement

General manager Sandy Alderson plans to sit down with manager Terry Collins this weekend in Atlanta and discuss, among other things, the manager's future in Flushing. Yet Alderson's comments on Monday left little intrigue for Collins, who remains under guaranteed contract for one more season.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

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

NorthJersey.com

Mets notes: Manager Terry Collins praises ex-Met Chris Young

"I'm excited for him. He's a tremendous guy," Collins said. "I'm glad he's gotten another chance and he's made the most of it.

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New York Post

The one reason the Mets should worry about Lucas Duda

Chances are, this will be yet another losing season for the Mets, their sixth straight, with the club four below .500 with 14 games remaining following Friday night's 4-3 victory over their season-long tormentors from Washington. But this does not necessarily equate to a lost season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Ike Davis, Jenrry Mejia, Bobby Parnell, Matt Harvey

Patch.com

David Wright's Torn Rotator Cuff Ends His Season with Mets

Mets third baseman David Wright's rotator cuff issues put him in the dugout for the remainder of the season. Mets third baseman David Wright's rotator cuff issues put him in the dugout for the remainder of the season; this is a common area of injury in athletes, a New York sports medicine physician says.

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New York Daily News

Baseball Insider: Wild card race? While Yanks win, Citi Field devoid of feeling

Nine miles up the Grand Central and BQE, it was real and raw; you could see it on the televisions here at Citi Field. Chris Young, that symbol of Mets fan discontent, was surrounded by his Yankee teammates, jumping, smiling, winning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Bartolo Colon, Jayson Werth, Daniel Murphy, Matt Reynolds

Thu Sep 11, 2014

New York Post

Mets visit families of police slain on 9/11

Jacob deGrom, John Franco and Daniel Murphy visit with the family of James Leahy, a member of the 6th precinct in the towers who was killed on Sept. 11, 2001.

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Sports Media 101

New York Mets Have Chance to Make Statement in September

Mets 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the New York Mets as a part of Sports Media 101 . For news, op/ed, game reviews, team updates and even rumors you will find all of it on Mets 101.

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South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Preview: Nationals at Mets

The Washington Nationals have seized control of the National League East , but they have one last major obstacle to navigate when they kick off an 11-game road trip with the opener of a four-game series at the New York Mets on Thursday. The Nationals hold an eight-game division lead over Atlanta after taking two of three from the Braves and are in a virtual tie with the Los Angeles Dodgers for the best record in the NL.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, National League East, Washington Nationals, New York Mets, Baseball Players, Tanner Roark

Metsblog.com

What's on Tap for Thursday, Sept. 11

The Mets open a four-game series against the Nationals on Thursday at Citi Field at 7:10 p.m. ET. Bartolo Colon will get the start for the Mets, opposed by Tanner Roark for Washington.

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Daily Camera

Rockies manager Walt Weiss believes Nolan Arenado, DJ LeMahieu deserve Gold Gloves

A broken finger, suffered in May when he slid into second base in Atlanta, pushed Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado off the big-league radar outside Colorado. And the Rockies' slide down the standings did the same for DJ LeMahieu.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Amazin' Avenue

Final Score: Mets 2, Rockies 0-Montero wins

The Mets , despite getting only five hits all game, managed to sweep the Rockies , defeating the latter 2-0 in tonight's contest. Eric Young Jr., facing his former team, was responsible for three of those hits, and drove in the only run the Mets needed on a triple in the second inning.

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CBS Local

Mets Mulling Another Round Of Moving In The Fences At Citi Field

Not scoring runs the way they want to, the Mets are considering moving in the fences yet again at Citi Field. The state-of-the-art stadium has afforded its tenants few advantages during its six-year existence.

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WISN-TV

Nationals expand lead vs. Braves

Adam LaRoche had two early RBI singles and Jayson Werth had an RBI and two runs scored Tuesday as the Washington Nationals built an early five-run lead and held on to beat the Atlanta Braves 6-4 for the second straight win in the series. LaRoche, Washington's first baseman, had an RBI single during a four-run fourth and also drove in a run in the second.

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Amazin' Avenue

Mets Morning News: deGrom defeats Rockies, Daniel Murphy returns, David Wright's done

The big news of the day was that the Mets have shut down David Wright for the rest of the season due to his lingering shoulder injury. Get well, David! With Wright out, should the Mets move Daniel Murphy to third base in order to play Dilson Herrera at second? Could the Mets move the walls in at Citi Field again? The organization is considering it and it'd probably serve to benefit Curtis Granderson , among others on the roster.

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Fish Stripes

Fish Bites: Giancarlo Stanton ties Marlins all-time home run record

On this edition of Fish Bites, Giancarlo Stanton ties the Marlins all-time home run record, Henderson Alvarez likely to return this weekend, opinions pertaining to Andrew Heaney and a lot more. After his home run during last night's victory against Milwaukee, Stanton tied Dan Uggla on the Marlins all-time home run list.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Amazin' Avenue

Recap: deGrom taps into Rockies, Wright goes wrong

On the night when the Mets announced David Wright would miss the rest of the season with shoulder inflammation, Jacob deGrom provided a glimmer of hope for the future with eight stellar innings. Jacob deGrom has been a revelation this season, putting up numbers that give him serious claims on this year's National League Rookie of the Year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Rex Brothers, Charlie Blackmon, Jenrry Mejia, Jacob deGrom, Nolan Arenado

Newsday

David Wright shut down for season with left shoulder inflammation

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