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2 hrs ago | Patch.com

Mets Outfielder Eric Young Jr. Visits Stony Brook Children's Hospital

To the Major League Baseball community he's known as stolen base leaders in the National League, but last Thursday, Eric Young Jr. stole the hearts of patients, family and staff at Stony Brook Children's Hospital.

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6 hrs ago | Amazin' Avenue

Who should close games for the Mets?

After the Mets lost last night, thanks in big part to another home run allowed by Jose Valverde , Terry Collins implied the team would look elsewhere the next time it needs a closer.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Scott Rice, Jeurys Familia, Gonzalez Germen, Major League Baseball

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Northern Michigan News

NL Capsules

Slumping newcomer Curtis Granderson hit a sacrifice fly in the 14th inning and the New York Mets outlasted the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Sunday to prevent a three-game sweep.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Ruben Tejada, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, David Wright, Kirk Nieuwenhuis, Eric Young

Albany Times Union

Curtis Granderson lifts Mets over Braves 4-3 in 14

Atlanta Braves catcher Evan Gattis, left, looks after New York Met's Curtis Granderson's sacrifice fly during the fourteenth inning of the baseball game at Citi Field, Sunday, April 20, 2014 in New York.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Ruben Tejada, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Curtis Granderson, Evan Gattis, David Wright

The China Post

Harper pulled for first base run as Nationals lose to Cardinals

Washington star Bryce Harper was taken out of the game by first-year manager Matt Williams for failing to run hard to first base on a routine out during a 4-3 loss to St. Louis on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, Lance Lynn, Lucas Duda, Jason Grilli

BleacherReport

New York Mets' Bartolo Colon Loses Helmet on Awful Swing

New York Mets starting pitcher Bartolo Colon has been playing in the MLB since 1997, but since he's spent almost his entire career in the American League, he hasn't exactly done a lot of hitting.

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Amazin' Avenue

Mets name Kyle Farnsworth closer

The Mets have turned to Kyle Farnsworth to close games after Jose Valverde gave up yet another home run last night.

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Amazin' Avenue

A look back at Ike Davis's career with the Mets

Once a first-round pick, Ike Davis burst onto the scene in 2010 but never developed into the player that many hoped he would become.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ike Davis, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Freddie Freeman, Tom Glavine, David Wright, Major League Baseball

Amazin' Avenue

The Most Important Number?

OK. Since it's the time of year to have fun with small samples I'll spin the wheel.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Statesboro Herald

Braves mash Mets again

Jordan Walden got the final out with the bases loaded after Atlanta manager Fredi Gonzalez pulled star closer Craig Kimbrel, and the Braves held off the New York Mets 7-5 Saturday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Ruben Tejada, Freddie Freeman, Craig Kimbrel, Major League Baseball, Travis D'Arnaud

Amazin' Avenue

Final Score: Braves 7, Mets 5-Amazins assault Atlanta pen, come up just a little short

After Bartolo Colon and Ervin Santana left the game, Braves vs. Mets turned into a frenzied battle of collapsing bullpens.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Daniel Murphy, David Wright, Major League Baseball

The Morning Call

Working out early issues, MLB instant replay proving to be a good thing

Second Base umpire Jerry Layne and First Base umpire Mike Dimuro stand with an instant replay official as they review a disputed call at first base during the fifth inning of the MLB game between the New York Mets and the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on April 15, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Pittsburgh Pirates

Ike makes first start for Pirates batting sixth

"I'm excited obviously to play," Davis said. "I haven't been playing, but it's weird leaving the only place I've ever been.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Guerry Clegg commentary: Braves face tough decisions with injured pitchers returning

Atlanta Braves' Aaron Harang delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Friday, April 18, 2014, in New York.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Kris Medlen, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Washington Nationals

Amazin' Avenue

Ike Davis Trade Analysis: Meet Zack Thornton

Zachary James Thornton was born May 19, 1988, in Oak Park, California. In the SoCal sun, Zack honed his baseball skills and demonstrated a great deal of proficiency playing America's pastime.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ike Davis, Baseball Players, Brandon Knight

ABC News

This Date In Baseball

1912 - Fenway Park was opened in Boston and the Red Sox defeated the visiting New York Highlanders, later known as the Yankees, 7-6 in 11 innings.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Indians, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, Boston Red Sox, Carlos Delgado, Baseball Players

Amazin' Avenue

1999: Ruffled Rey and the knuckleball express

In the third week of the 1999 season, the Mets dealt with frigid temps, all manner of turbulence, and the undeniable mojo of Sammy The Bear Beanie Baby Day.

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The Jackson Sun

Mets trying to find a tricky balance in 2014

The New York Mets are celebrating the 50th anniversary of now-defunct Shea Stadium by rolling back ticket prices for their games this weekend.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Zack Wheeler, Baseball Players, David Wright, Matt Harvey, Jonathon Niese, Dillon Gee

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Rant Sports

Pittsburgh Pirates' Russell Martin Adjusts Well to New Spot in Batting Order

Even though the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night, there were a few positives to take away from what happened before and during the game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Milwaukee Brewers, Ike Davis, Andrew McCutchen

BleacherReport

Ike Davis Traded to Pirates: Latest News, Reaction and Analysis

The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired first baseman Ike Davis in trade with the New York Mets on Friday, according to CBSSports.com baseball writer Jon Heyman on Twitter: zack thornton, a pitcher going to mets in ike deal, was passed over in rule 5 draft after pitts left him unprotected.

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