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5 hrs ago | Newsday

Bobby Abreu helps out fellow 40-year-old Bartolo Colon

Bobby Abreu of the Mets runs out his fifth-inning double against the St. Louis Cardinals at Citi Field on Thursday, April 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Lucas Duda, Baseball Players, Lance Lynn

9 hrs ago | BleacherReport

10 Things We've Learned About the Mets Through the 1st 21 Games

Through the Mets ' first 21 games, they are 11-10. They have played like a very good team at times, and in other games, they've played more like the Mets teams that fans saw from 2009-2013.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Ruben Tejada, Jenrry Mejia, Anthony Recker, Daniel Murphy

13 hrs ago | Metsblog.com

Who is the PTBNL in the Ike Davis trade?

The Mets recently traded Ike Davis to the Pirates for minor-league RHP Zack Thornton and a player to be named later.

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17 hrs ago | Isportsweb.com

New York Mets: Solving the Ruben Tejada Problem

Ask any New York Mets fan what the biggest issues are with the team and there is a good likelihood they will say the shortstop.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Ruben Tejada, Jose Reyes

22 hrs ago | The Newark Star-Ledger

Lucas Duda up to hit clean-up for Mets if asked

Terry Collins has said that he does not want to put Lucas Duda into the fourth spot in the lineup as a hedge against placing too much responsibility on the first baseman for now.

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Related Topix: Sports, Lucas Duda, Baseball Players

Wed Apr 23, 2014

New York Post

Jon Niese, Mets hold off Cardinals

Travis d'Arnaud tags out Matt Carpenter at home plate in the ninth inning of the Mets' 3-2 win over the Cardinals Wednesday night at Citi Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Ruben Tejada, Matt Carpenter, Daniel Descalso, Jon Jay

Wall Street Journal

It's April, but Season Is Getting Late for Mets

Mets manager Terry Collins faces questions about his team's lifeless offense just about every day.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Curtis Granderson, David Wright

The Miami Herald

Travis Ishikawa rejects minor league assignment

Travis Ishikawa, the Pittsburgh Pirates' opening-day first baseman, refused an outright assignment to Triple-A Indianapolis and elected to become a free agent.

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Sports Network

Pirates rally to clip Reds

Neil Walker plated the deciding run with a two-out single in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied for a 6-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Leake, Neil Walker, Baseball Players, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Cincinnati Reds, Andrew McCutchen

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Bob Smizik: Selected short subjects / Davis' value; Fleury's resurgence; Walker's role

Although the addition of first baseman Ike Davis looked to be nothing but a positive to the Pirates 25-man roster, for a certain segment of the fan base the trade with the New York Mets was not greeted warmly.

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Related Topix: Sports, Pedro Alvarez, Andrew McCutchen

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Pittsburgh Pirates

Morton, Pirates gear up to square off against Reds' Simon

The Pirates' acquisition for struggling first baseman Ike Davis didn't send shockwaves across baseball, but it has made manager Clint Hurdle's little corner of the world -- namely his bench -- better.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Bryan Price, Todd Frazier, Charlie Morton, Andrew McCutchen, Jason Bay

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Five questions with ... Binghamton Mets groundskeeper E.J. Folli

E.J. Folli is at every Binghamton Mets game. While all the fans are focused on the men in uniform or the concession stands between innings, Folli is intently watching the weather and his pride and glory; the field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Thole, Baseball Players, Daniel Murphy

Post-gazette.com

Jenn Menendez's Pirates baseball chat transcript: 4.22.14

JamesinNYC: I think the Pirates did will getting Davis for what they did, their patience is remarkable.

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New York Post

Mets need to make a big move

Ike Davis is gone, Jose Valverde demoted from the closer's role and Bobby Abreu arrived from Triple-A Las Vegas on Monday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Ruben Tejada, Kyle Farnsworth, Joel Hanrahan, Bobby Parnell

The Times Leader

Mets find the Wright stuff

Jenrry Mejia pitched four-hit ball into the seventh inning, David Wright delivered another key hit and the New York Mets beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-0 Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jenrry Mejia, David Wright, Matt Carpenter, Scott Rice, Mike Trout

Mon Apr 21, 2014

WLNS-TV Lansing

Davis slam leads Pirates over Reds 6-5

Ike Davis became the first player to hit grand slams for different teams in the same April, and Neil Walker had a winning run single with two outs in the ninth inning as the Pittsburgh Pirates twice overcame deficits to beat the Reds 6-5 Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Leake, Baseball Players, Aroldis Chapman, Neil Walker, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, J.J Hoover

KTUL-TV Tulsa

Davis slam leads Pirates over Reds 6-5

A man who has accused "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him when he was a teen has also sued a former TV programming executive and two other industry figures.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Leake, Baseball Players, Neil Walker

Examiner.com

Consistency key for Pittsburgh Pirates heading into series with Cincinnati Reds

Pittsburgh Pirates closer Jason Grilli has already blown three saves, which exceeds his mark set last year and matches his mark set in 2012.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Jason Grilli, Mike Leake, Pittsburgh Pirates, Edinson Volquez

BleacherReport

One Trade Every MLB Team Should Already Be Thinking About

That was made clear by the recent swap between the New York Mets and the Pittsburgh Pirates, which saw Ike Davis head to the NL Central in exchange for Zack Thornton and a player to be named later.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, National League Central, National League West, American League, American League Central, J.J. Putz

NJ.com

Mets to call up Bobby Abreu

The Mets will call up Bobby Abreu to join the club, the team announced. Abreu, 40, has spent this season wit the team's AAA affiliate, where he was hitting .395 in 39 at-bats with four doubles and one home run in 15 games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Bobby Parnell

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