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Giants bring back Andres Torres on 1-year/$2 million deal

Well the New York Mets are apparently continuing their offseason trend of ‘addition by subtraction’, as recently non-tendered free agent Andres Torres will be heading back to the San Francisco Giants for the 2013 season. #SFGiants have agreed to terms on one year deal with Andres Torres pending physical. December 13, 2012 10:39 am via [...]

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Mets Fight Back, But Cards Take Final Game 5-4

Today the Mets got another quality start, along with some timely long balls, but it wasn’t enough to beat the Cardinals today as they fell 5-4 in the series finale this afternoon in the Citi. The Mets fought hard today, but made a few costly errors (only one of which counted as an error) that [...]

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Andres Torres mired in a tough slump

With the score tied at 1-1, New York Mets manager Terry Collins opted to pinch hit for starter R.A. Dickey — who had thrown just 88 pitches — to begin the top of the eighth inning.  Collins called upon Andres Torres and while it took eight pitches, the end result for Torres’ at-bat was a [...]

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Like it or not, Jason Bay’s return is looming

New York Mets left fielder Jason Bay has missed the teams past 19 games, but after being examined by doctors on Monday, a return date may soon be mapped out.  According to Anthony DiComo of MLB.com: Bay has done little more than ride a stationary bike and elliptical machine since fracturing a left rib late [...]

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Mets rally late once again to take down Phillies

Much like in the series opener, the New York Mets found themselves down early on against the Philadelphia Phillies Tuesday night.  This time it was 2-run homer by Hunter Pence in the first inning off Miguel Batista that put New York behind early, but even after falling down 4-0, the Mets would not be denied. [...]

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Torres ties career best with 6-game hit streak

Some New York Mets fans bemoaned the return of Andres Torres from his stint on the disabled list as it seemingly spelled the end of the Kirk Nieuwenhuis show in centerfield.  The call for Captain Kirk to continue manning the ship in center was more a testament to his performance in the weeks leading up [...]

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Mets Drop One Late in Houston, 4-3

Tonight the Mets fell to a resilient Astros team 4-3, despite fighting back themselves from a 3-0 deficit.  Kirk Nieuwenhuis provided some heroics tonight for the Mets with a two-out, two-run, game tying single in the seventh inning before Jed Lowrie broke the tie for good with an RBI single in the eighth for the [...]

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Braves Bring the Bats, Hammer Mets Who Fall to .500 on Road Trip

This afternoon the Mets (7-5) fell to the Atlanta Braves (7-5) by the final score of 14-6. After looking un-hittable in the first inning, R.A. Dickey got smacked around by the Braves’ hitters giving up three 2-run homers, and 8 runs in 4 1/3 innings of work. There’s really nothing else to say about today’s [...]

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Torres injury opens door for Kirk Nieuwenhuis

The New York Mets came out of their opening day battle against the Atlanta Braves with a victory, but also without a healthy centerfielder.  Andres Torres, who was acquired this offseason in the deal that sent Angel Pagan to the San Francisco Giants, tweaked a calf injury that had plagued him throughout Spring Training and [...]

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