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Mets fans have suffered through four straight losing seasons, and are likely in the middle of a fifth.
They pull a big ninth-inning comeback for a win on Father's Day, but then they get ripped by NBC's Bob Costas for celebrating too much.
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Game Two: New York - Zach Wheeler Atlanta - Paul Maholm The future is now for the New York Mets, as their top two pitching prospects will be on display Tuesday in a day/night doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field.
By the time Taylor Webb, a 6-foot-6 left-hander, blew a fastball past Anthony Chavez for the final out with a festive crowd of 6,711 rising to its feet, the Staten Island Yankees had plenty of reason to celebrate.
Bobby Parnell could be an attractive chip on the trade market this summer, but the Mets don't seem interested in moving him.
On August 9, 2005, with the Mets trailing 6-2 in San Diego, Padres slugger Brian Giles , who had homered earlier in the game, turned a Dae-Sung Koo offering into a soft blooper destined for short-left field.
After a year and a half of various misadventures in the outfield , the Mets have finally decided to play Lucas Duda at first base.
It's hard to imagine during such a disastrous season, but the New York Mets have a chance to be competitive in 2014 and possibly - gulp - play winning baseball for the first time since 2008.
The Mets took a bunch of pitchers in rounds 21 through 25. If they can sign some of them, they have the chance to add some projectable arms and some power arms to the organization.
While the New York Mets were all smiles after a thrilling comeback win, staying upbeat could prove difficult at Turner Field.
Few ex- Mets have helped their old team more after moving on than reliever Calvin Schiraldi, who turns 51 today.
The Mets hope to make the wildcard as they play the last regular season game at Shea Stadium.
Kirk Nieuwenhuis hit a three-run homer that capped a four-run rally in the bottom of the ninth inning and the New York Mets salvaged what had been shaping up as another sorry afternoon, startling the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Sunday.
The story was the same in yesterday's Mets game decent enough starting pitching, no offense, bullpen allowed some runs, LOLMets defense, even some umpire mistakes.