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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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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Ike Davis, Baseball Players

KEYC Television, Mankato, MN

Mets trade 1B Ike Davis to Pirates

NEW YORK - The New York Mets have traded slumping first baseman Ike Davis to the Pittsburgh Pirates for minor league pitcher Zack Thornton and a player to be named.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ike Davis, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Major League Baseball, Josh Satin

Sports Network

Braves seek revenge in visit to Mets

The only series loss the Atlanta Braves have this season was against the New York Mets just over a week ago.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Atlanta Braves, Philadelphia Phillies, Baseball Players, Alex Wood, Julio Teheran

Sports Media 101

Eric Young Jr's Role with New York Mets is Tough to Quantify

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, Major League Baseball, Juan Lagares, Baseball Players

Amazin' Avenue

Mets Morning News: Collins sticks with Valverde, can't figure out what to do with Satin

Jose Valverde may have give up three home runs in his last two appearances, but Terry Collins says he'll remain the Mets' closer for the time being.

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Related Topix: Sports, Joel Hanrahan, Baseball Players, Vic Black, Major League Baseball

Rising Apple

Binghamton Mets Review: Matthew Bowman Pitches BMets Into 1st Place Tie

The Binghamton Mets returned home to defeat the visiting New Hampshire Fisher Cats Thursday evening, in the first of a four game weekend series.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Hansel Robles, Baseball Players, Darin Gorski, Wilfredo Tovar

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Amazin' Avenue

What's your favorite Shea Stadium memory?

Fifty years ago today, the Mets officially opened their new home: Shea Stadium. The Mets, of course, played their first two seasons at the Polo Grounds in Manhattan, but they moved out to Queens for the 1964 season.

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Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY, Sports, Major League Baseball

TheCelebrityCafe

Mr. Met was threatened by the Secret Service in 1997

The Secret Service is serious about protecting the President. So serious, in fact, that one agent threatened to shoot the beloved Mr. Mets mascot if he got too close to President Bill Clinton back in 1997.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

Amazin' Avenue

The Mets' hitting philosophy: It pays to not make outs

Employing an incentive-based system which guarantees future bonuses to players for adherence to the system, the Mets hope to develop more offensive consistency in their young players.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

BleacherReport

Possible Solutions for New York Mets' Early Year Problems

They can't hit, their starting pitching is inconsistent and their bullpen looks one day like the 1990 Cincinnati Reds bullpen and the next day like a minor league staff.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jenrry Mejia, Major League Baseball, Cincinnati Reds, Juan Lagares, Arizona Diamondbacks, David Wright

Venom Strikes

Archie Bradley Roughed Up, Takes His Second Loss

Archie Bradley wasn't smiling after he endured his shortest outing of the young 2014 season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Arizona Diamondbacks

Amazin' Avenue

Why the Mets should draft Touki Toussaint

The 2014 mlb draft is less than 2 months away. I wrote two previous writeups on the draft, but a lot has changed since each of them.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

Amazin' Avenue

Mets center fielder Juan Lagares out one to two weeks

Mike Vorkunov of The Star-Ledger reports that after an MRI, Mets team trainer Ray Ramirez believes that center fielder Juan Lagares will miss a week or two of action after suffering a strained hamstring on Monday in Arizona.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ike Davis, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Juan Lagares, Kirk Nieuwenhuis, Major League Baseball

Wed Apr 16, 2014

BleacherReport

New York Mets: Would a 7-Inning Game Actually Make a Difference?

The New York Mets have shown they can put runs on the board in 2014. They've scored first in a contest 10 times, while holding a lead at some point in 14 of their 15 games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Bobby Parnell, Matt Harvey, Dillon Gee

Rant Sports

New York Mets Complete Successful Road Trip, But Can They Win At Home?

The New York Mets completed a three-game sweep of the lowly Arizona Diamondbacks today, taking advantage of Arizona's poor team defense and benign offense en route to a 5-2 victory.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Chris Young, Baseball Players

ABC News

Gee, Mets Send D-Backs to 6th Straight Loss, 5-2

Dillon Gee allowed three hits in seven scoreless innings, and the New York Mets beat Arizona 5-2 Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep and send the Diamondbacks to their sixth straight loss.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Ruben Tejada, Dillon Gee, Major League Baseball, Paul Goldschmidt, Gerardo Parra, Kirk Nieuwenhuis

Rising Apple

4/16 Mets Game Recap: Mets Hold off Snakes, Sweep Series with 5-2 Win

The New York Mets swept the reeling Arizona Diamondbacks to close out their road trip with a record of 6-3, heading into the off day above .500 for the first time all season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Ruben Tejada, Paul Goldschmidt, Arizona Diamondbacks, Major League Baseball, Dillon Gee, Anthony Recker

Amazin' Avenue

Mets outright John Lannan to Las Vegas, Daisuke Matsuzaka promoted

The John Lannan reliever experiment is over and now it's Daisuke Matsuzaka's turn.

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

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