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2 hrs ago | 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, Curtis Granderson, Jason Bay, Mike Minor, Matt den Dekker, Kirk Nieuwenhuis

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Minor gets 2 hits, pitches neatly into 8th inning as Braves beat Mets 6-1

Mike Minor took a two-hit shutout into the eighth inning after hitting a double and single himself, leading the Atlanta Braves over the New York Mets 6-1 Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jonny Venters, Freddie Freeman, Mike Minor, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Andrelton Simmons

Talking Chop

Minor Makes Major Moves Against Mets As Braves Win, 6-1

Mike Minor was all over the place tonight. He was stellar on the mound and good at the plate as the Braves took the series against the Mets Although 4 starts could be considered a small sample size, it sure does look like the Mike Minor that Braves fans know and love is back.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Freddie Freeman, Anthony Varvaro, Andrelton Simmons, Jason Heyward

Amazin' Avenue

Final Score: Braves 6, Mets 1 - Minor defeats minor league-caliber lineup

Jon Niese pitched a nice game but it went for naught. The Mets' lineup struggled against Braves starting pitcher Mike Minor, who also went 2-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI.

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

BleacherReport

The 2014 MLB All-Breakout Team with 1 Month to Go

The baseball season is full of surprises. From Jose Abreu becoming one of the best players in MLB in his first big league season to utility man Josh Harrison transforming into an All-Star, you never know just what to expect.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jose Abreu, Josh Harrison, Stephen Vogt, American League, American League Central

FakeTeams

Is Lucas Duda For Real?

Is Lucas Duda's breakout a sign of things to come? What can we expect from the Mets first baseman in 2015? The Mets made the right choice shipping off Ike Davis in favor of Lucas Duda.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Ike Davis, Oswaldo Arcia, Jose Abreu

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Wheeler sharp, but Mets fall to Braves 3-2

New York Mets' Eric Campbell is tagged out at home plate by Atlanta Braves catcher Gerald Laird, right, in the ninth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in New York.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, Ruben Tejada, Major League Baseball, New York Mets, Eric Campbell

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Times

Heyward, Simmons come up big in Braves' 3-2 win over Mets

Jason Heyward hit a leadoff home run off Zack Wheeler, Julio Teheran won his third straight start and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 3-2 Wednesday night to stop a three-game losing streak.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Ruben Tejada, Jonny Venters, Jason Heyward, Freddie Freeman, Mike Minor

Talking Chop

Simmons Sinks Mets With Miraculous Defensive Manuever, Braves Win 3-2

Andrelton Simmons once fed 80000 people with a stick of Doublemint Gum and a single bag of rice cakes.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, Ruben Tejada, Andrelton Simmons, Jason Heyward

The Miami Herald

Heyward leadoff homer helps Braves beat Mets 3-2

Commissioner Jose "Pepe" Diaz dances with Ileana Quevedo, employee of IKEA during the opening ceremony of IKEA in Sweetwater on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Ruben Tejada, Jonny Venters, Freddie Freeman, Mike Minor, Craig Kimbrel

Amazin' Avenue

Dillon Gee's expected rates and mysterious BABIP

Is Gee a good pitcher, a bad one, or an average one? Let's dig into the stats to find out.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Dillon Gee, Daniel Murphy, Major League Baseball, New York Mets

New York Post

Travis d'Arnaud was lost in the minors until his dad called

When Travis d'Arnaud was sent back to the minors in early June, it was time for his father to have a serious talk with his son.

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Related Topix: Sports, Travis D'Arnaud, Baseball Players, David Wright, Daniel Murphy, Juan Lagares

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Major League Baseball

Mets top Braves on Gee's solid outing, sharp defense

The right-hander hasn't had an easy time since returning from the disabled list a month and a half ago, posting a 5.71 ERA in seven second-half starts.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Juan Lagares, Tommy La Stella, Major League Baseball

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, Jenrry Mejia, Bartolo Colon, Curtis Granderson

Newsday

David Wright could be lowered in lineup as he fights through slump

David Wright of the New York Mets tosses his bat after striking out to end the fourth inning against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on August 20, 2014 in Oakland, California.

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

Tomahawk Take

Series Preview: Atlanta Braves vs New York Mets

After wrapping up a bit of a disappointing trip in Cincinnati, the Braves are traveling East to meet up with division rivals in the New York Mets.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Ruben Tejada, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Dillon Gee, Alex Wood, Zack Wheeler

CBS Local

Schwei's Mets Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

The New York Mets close out the month of August with a six-game homestand against the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies after going 2-3 on their California road trip.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ike Davis, Baseball Players, David Wright, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball, Zack Wheeler, R.A. Dickey, Weird

Amazin' Avenue

Mets Morning News: Time to say bye-bye to Bart? D-Wright to be d-ropped in lineup?

Our beloved Mets decided to be lazy yesterday, and take a day off. Even still, there was some news out of Flushing in the past twenty-four hours: Bartolo Colon cleared waivers , meaning that the Mets can now freely work out a trade with any team.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Bartolo Colon, Major League Baseball, New York Mets

The Miami Herald

Brewers bounce back for win over Mets

One night after blowing a two-run lead in the ninth inning in a disappointing loss, closer Francisco Rodriguez recorded the final three outs Saturday evening as the Milwaukee Brewers bounced back with a 5-2 victory over the New York Mets at Miller Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jonathan Lucroy, Baseball Players, Wily Peralta, Francisco Rodriguez, Major League Baseball, Milwaukee Brewers, New York Mets

Mon Aug 25, 2014

AM 570 KLAC

Yasiel Puig runs into foolish triple play

It's one thing to act aggressively on the bases, trying to catch the other team napping, or sometimes forcing them to make an extra, hurried throw that leads to a mistake - and a run.

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Related Topix: Sports, Yasiel Puig, Baseball Players

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