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What Can the Mets Do to Make a Run in the Second Half?

By Dave Mills For the past six weeks, we have witnessed an interesting transformation of what appeared to be a team going in the wrong direction during the prior six weeks. Even though the entire Mets universe had high expectations for Matt Harvey, he has managed to exceed.  Bobby Parnell has established himself as a [...]

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Bobby Parnell continues breakout campaign

The New York Mets managed to avoid being swept by the St. Louis Cardinals today thanks in no small part to a strong outing from Jonathon Niese and some much needed offense from Daniel Murphy and David Wright.  On the back end of things, where the Mets have rarely found themselves having to secure a [...]

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Parnell and the pen come up big for Mets

The New York Mets took the rubber game against the Washington Nationals Sunday afternoon en route to their third straight home series win of the season.  John Buck did what John Buck does, mash home runs (never really thought I’d be saying that).  His seventh homer of the year came in the second inning and [...]

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Mets on the mend: Marcum, Francisco, Feliciano

After dropping a double-header to the Rockies on Tuesday and having yet another game postponed Wednesday, there has not been much in the way of good news for the New York Mets.  If there is one thing fans can point to with a bit of optimism it’s the progress being made by pitchers Shaun Marcum, [...]

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Bobby Parnell continues to impress for Mets with another strong Spring

New York Mets closer of the moment, Bobby Parnell, is no stranger to having success in Spring Training.  The 28-year-old righty allowed just an unearned run in his inning of work against the Houst0n Astros on Saturday and over the past few Springs has compiled an impressive streak of 22 straight innings without allowing an [...]

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Davidoff: Valverde still a possibility for New York Mets

The New York Mets have not exactly had the most active of offseasons, but many of the moves made by the team have been aimed at addressing a bullpen that finished the 2012 season with the second worst ERA in all of baseball.  The Mets chose to address the problem in a fashion that has [...]

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Mets Pen is Overflowing

By Dave Mills If Alderson & Company ink Brandon Lyon, there is plenty to choose from in terms of fielding a quality bullpen far more worthy than the 2012 cast of characters. There could be a very interesting “closer-by-committee” scenario available from this pool: Lyon, Frank Francisco, Bobby Parnell and Josh Edgin. Assuming Jeremy Hefner [...]

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Something Needs to Change in This Bullpen…

Tonight, the Met offense provided the bullpen with two opportunities to close out the Nationals, and the bullpen could not do the job in either circumstance and fell to the Nationals 5-4. After Jordany Valdespin hit yet another big homer for the team in the ninth inning to take the lead, Bobby Parnell couldn’t hold [...]

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Mets use ‘home-grown’ formula help to even series with Cubs

The New York Mets went with their all ‘home-grown’ line-up this afternoon and picked right up where they left off late Friday night, only this time they didn’t come up short against the Chicago Cubs. #Mets Saturday lineup vs. Cubs: Tejada-SS, Murphy-2B, Wright-3B, Davis-1B, Duda-RF, Valdespin-LF, Thole-C, Nieuwenhuis-CF, Gee-RHP July 7, 2012 11:12 am via [...]

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