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Wednesday Aug 20 | Major League Baseball

Mejia unavailable in series finale vs. A's

Minor injuries continue to affect Mets closer Jenrry Mejia, who was unavailable to close out Wednesday's win over the A's due to a sore back.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jenrry Mejia, Major League Baseball

Wednesday Aug 20 | NJ.com

Kirk Nieuwenhuis scratched from Mets lineup with sore neck

The neck stiffness that has bothered Kirk Nieuwenhuis since the Mets arrived in California Monday night kept the outfielder out of the lineup again Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Many Airports Between Majors and Minors

Outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis had already flown with the Mets from Seattle to Milwaukee back in late July, when the club decided to add Wilmer Flores to the roster as infield insurance.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Wilmer Flores

Bleed Cubbie Blue

Cubs vs. Mets Preview, Friday 8/15, 6:10 CT

It's not so long in actual time, just 14 months ago. The Cubs' last game there was June 16, 2013 , when we saw Kirk Nieuwenhuis hit a three-run walkoff homer off Carlos Marmol , who at last report had left a Triple-A assignment in the Reds organization and is out of baseball.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, James Russell, Carlos Marmol, Travis Wood, Matt Garza, Alfonso Soriano

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Rant Sports

New York Mets Continue to Have Major Issues With Their Timely Hitting

If I had to pinpoint the No. 1 biggest issue for the New York Mets right now, it would be their hitting, and more specifically their timely hitting.

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Related Topix: Sports, Wilmer Flores, Baseball Players, Travis D'Arnaud, Matt den Dekker, Juan Lagares, Eric Campbell

Tue Aug 12, 2014

New York Daily News

Anthony Recker's three-run homer powers Mets in win over Phillies

PHILADELPHIA aS' Anthony Recker busted out of his slump to help Jon Niese get out of his own quagmire Monday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Domonic Brown, Baseball Players, Anthony Recker, Carlos Ruiz

Sun Aug 10, 2014

New York Post

Mets can't use youth push as excuse to be cheap in offseason

If you're a Mets fan, you want Matt den Dekker to join Wilmer Flores and Kirk Nieuwenhuis in serving as symbols of hope for a better future.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Ruben Tejada, Wilmer Flores, Matt den Dekker, Cody Asche

Sat Aug 09, 2014

New York Post

For Mets, deleting Chris Young addition by subtraction

Fitting, isn't it, that the Mets made such loud declarations in the city where our nation produced its most famous declaration of all? The Mets held on for dear life Friday night to prevail against the lousy Phillies 5-4 at Citizens Bank Park, preventing what would have been a calamitous meltdown after holding a bulky lead for most of the game.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Jenrry Mejia, Ruben Tejada, Wilmer Flores, Matt den Dekker

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Newsday

Terry Collins says David Wright to stay in No. 3 spot

Left fielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis #9 of the Mets high fives pitcher Bartolo Colon #40 after scoring a run in the top of the fourth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies on August 8, 2014 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, David Wright, Lucas Duda, Jenrry Mejia, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball, Daniel Murphy

Bradenton.com

Recap: Philadelphia vs. NY Mets

Bartolo Colon tossed eight strong innings en route to his 200th career victory as the New York Mets held on to beat the Philadelphia Phillies, 5-4, in the opener of a four-game set.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jenrry Mejia, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball, Juan Lagares, Travis D'Arnaud, Wilmer Flores

Metsblog.com

Flores and Nieuwenhuis to start, emphasis turns to younger players

In an effort to start playing his younger players more, and after talking with Sandy Alderson, Terry Collins said Friday that Kirk Nieuwenhuis and Wilmer Flores will begin seeing more time in the starting lineup.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Wilmer Flores, Cole Hamels

Thu Aug 07, 2014

New York Post

Chris Young's future with Mets on shaky ground

Bobby Abreu was designated for assignment Monday, at which time there were indications the Mets would revisit Young's situation in the ensuing 7-10 days, according to an industry source.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt den Dekker, Baseball Players, David Wright

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Newsday

Kirk Nieuwenhuis looks like a good pinch hitter so far

In Merrick road construction. two lanes closed on Sunrise Hwy/NY Rt-27 EB between Meadowbrook Pky and Frankel Blvd In Merrick road construction.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Daniel Murphy

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Amazin' Avenue

Mets should be giving Eric Campbell more playing time

Eric Campbell hasn't gotten a chance to play left field, a position which has been a black hole of production for the Mets, but he should.

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Related Topix: Sports, Lucas Duda, Baseball Players, Eric Campbell

Mon Aug 04, 2014

CBS Local

Mets Designate Bobby Abreu For Assignment, Recall Kirk Nieuwenhuis

New York announced that it has designated veteran outfielder Bobby Abreu for assignment.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ike Davis, Baseball Players

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Sports Media 101

Left Field is a Major Problem for New York Mets

Mets 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the New York Mets as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Related Topix: Sports, Juan Lagares, Baseball Players

Amazin' Avenue

Which Mets are hitting well in the clutch?

At this point, the majority of informed fans can accept that RBIs are not a good stat to use for comparing players.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, David Wright, Daniel Murphy, Travis D'Arnaud, Major League Baseball, New York Mets

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