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2 hrs ago | 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

Amazin' Avenue

Terry Collins says Lucas Duda won't play the outfield

Terry Collins has put the rumors of Lucas Duda playing the outfield to an end. In a statement to the media , Collins said that the Mets will uphold their promise to play him as the everyday first baseman.

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Related Topix: Sports, Lucas Duda, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball

ABC News

This Date In Baseball

1951 - In his first major league game, Mickey Mantle went 1-for-4 as the New York Yankees defeated the Boston Red Sox 5-0.

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Related Topix: Sports, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Pittsburgh Pirates, Philadelphia Phillies, Baseball Players, Barry Bonds

Amazin' Avenue

Brooklyn Cyclones to host Seinfeld Night in July

The Brooklyn Cyclones announced today that the team will host a Seinfeld Night on July 5 this year to celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the legendary show's television debut.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minor League Baseball, Brooklyn Cyclones, Major League Baseball

Tue Apr 15, 2014

ArizonaSports.com

Dose of Venom: D-backs drop fifth straight in loss to Mets

The Arizona Diamondbacks once again, for the fourth straight game, watched their starter pitch less than six innings, putting undue pressure on an already taxed bullpen.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Jenrry Mejia, Paul Goldschmidt, Arizona Diamondbacks, Major League Baseball, Kirk Nieuwenhuis

Amazin' Avenue

The Amazin' Avenue Audio Podcast: Episode 64

In the "Elmer Dessens was a nightmare for sabermetrics long before Aaron Cook" edition, Jeffrey and Chris consider turning the podcast into a morning drivetime zoo crew show.

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Related Topix: Sports, Elmer Dessens, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball

Sports Media 101

Juan Lagares Placed on Disabled List with Hamstring Injury

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, Major League Baseball, Kirk Nieuwenhuis

Amazin' Avenue

Community Projection: Jon Niese

Jon Niese is the pitcher version of Daniel Murphy. Both are average-ish, twenty-something Mets lifers who have been around since the Omar days and Mets' last winning season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Daniel Murphy, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball

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