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Thursday Sep 11 | Metsblog.com

Wall Street Journal: Nobody wins games like Kirk Nieuwenhuis

The Mets are a mind-boggling 16-2 this year in games when Kirk Nieuwenhuis is in the starting lineup, which is the best winning percentage across baseball for position players with at least 15 games started.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Metsblog.com

Game recap: Mets 3 - Rockies 2

Need to Know: The Mets nearly wasted a strong outing from starter Jon Niese , who scattered eight hits, walked just one and only allowed one earned run in 6 2/3 innings. Trailing 2-1 in the bottom of the ninth, Travis d'Arnaud led off with a double off former Met LaTroy Hawkins, then Curtis Granderson drove home pinch-runner Eric Young Jr. with a triple.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Travis D'Arnaud, Eric Young, Wilmer Flores

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, Major League Baseball, Curtis Granderson, Nelson Cruz, New York Mets

Sun Sep 07, 2014

The Miami Herald

Recap: Cincinnati vs. NY Mets

Cincinnati, OH - Anthony Recker and Curtis Granderson both homered and the New York Mets held off the Cincinnati Reds, 4-3, in the rubber match of a three-game set on Sunday. Granderson finished 2-for-3 with two runs scored and Kirk Nieuwenhuis supplied two hits for the Mets, who have won six of their last nine games against the Reds.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Anthony Recker, Cincinnati Reds, Major League Baseball, Zack Wheeler, Jay Bruce

Fri Sep 05, 2014

BleacherReport

An Early Look at the New York Mets' Top 10 Offseason Targets

The New York Mets will very likely finish the 2014 season with their sixth consecutive losing season. This, of course, means that the current team probably is not a team that could really contend for the postseason.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Ruben Tejada, Wilmer Flores, Matt den Dekker, Juan Lagares, Mike Morse

Thu Sep 04, 2014

NBC Miami

Marlins Waste Strong Effort From Koehler in Loss

The Miami Marlins dropped a game and a series on Wednesday in their 4-3 loss to the New York Mets. Tom Koehler struck out a career high ten hitters across seven innings of work.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Dunn, Baseball Players, Dan Uggla

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Faith and Fear in Flushing

All Hail Relative Normalcy

Faith and Fear in Flushing made its debut on Feb. 16, 2005, the brainchild of two longtime friends and lifelong Met fans. Greg Prince discovered the Mets when he was 6, during the magical summer of 1969.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt den Dekker, Baseball Players, Jacob deGrom

NJ.com

Mets best Marlins 4-3 thanks to Kirk Nieuwenhuis blast, late Travis d'Arnaud hit

But with the bases empty and a two run advantage in the eighth, he took his chances. Then he watched Stanton wallop Carlos Torres' 79 mph curveball deep into the left field stands.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jenrry Mejia, Travis D'Arnaud

Nanaimo Daily News

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Travis d'Arnaud hit a go-ahead RBI single in the eighth inning to lift the New York Mets to a 4-3 win over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night. Kirk Nieuwenhuis hit a two-run home run, and Matt den Dekker had three hits for the Mets, who won two of three in the series with the Marlins.

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Related Topix: Sports, Travis D'Arnaud, Baseball Players, Jenrry Mejia, Matt den Dekker

The Washington Post

D'Arnaud's RBI single lifts Mets over Marlins 4-3

Travis d'Arnaud hit a go-ahead RBI single in the eighth inning to lift the New York Mets to a 4-3 win over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night. Kirk Nieuwenhuis hit a two-run home run, and Matt den Dekker had three hits for the Mets, who won two of three in the series with the Marlins.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jenrry Mejia, Baseball Players, Travis D'Arnaud, Matt den Dekker

New York Post

Collins again benches struggling Granderson

"There's never been a point in breaking bats - then I've got nothing to swing with the next at-bat," the Mets outfielder said Wednesday.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

New York Post

Amazina potential after first weekend in bigs

Dilson Herrera was standing off to the side in the Mets clubhouse on Sunday watching shortstop Wilmer Flores conduct a postgame interview.

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Related Topix: Sports, Wilmer Flores, Baseball Players, Daniel Murphy, David Wright

Thu Aug 28, 2014

New York Post

Curtis Granderson is only starting because of Mets cheapness

There is a track record that is much better than Curtis Granderson has shown in his first year in Queens throughout which he has become another example of a Mets' free-agent signee gone wrong.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Curtis Granderson, Jason Bay, Mike Minor, Matt den Dekker

Wed Aug 20, 2014

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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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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