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New York Mets 2012 hitting update

The New York Mets are not going to win a lot of games by pounding opponents. If the Mets score four runs it’s a good night. And thus is the key to their season; win enough games 4-3 to stay relevant in the playoff races. MLB odds specialists have the Mets at +6600 to win [...]

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Murphy and Wright are scorching in May

New York Mets third basemen David Wright has been leading the teams charge all season long, but in the month of May, he’s not the only player on the squad hitting over .400.  Daniel Murphy is flat out raking of late and his .403 average in May is just behind that of Wright’s .413 mark. [...]

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Unlikely Heroes as the Mets Pitch and Squeeze Their Way to a “W”

Tonight the Mets got excellent performances from Miguel Batista, Daniel Murphy and a perfectly executed squeeze bunt from Ronny Cedeno to lead the team to a 3-1 win in the first of two against the Brewers.  Also note-worthy, is that Frank Francisco was able to record his 9th save of the season, although it wasn’t [...]

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All he does is hit; #imwith28

Coming off a four-hit performance on Saturday night, New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy ripped a two-out, two-run single in the bottom of the first inning to give New York a lead they would never relinquish.  With first baseman Ike Davis struggling, manager Terry Collins — searching for some middle-of-the-lineup production — opted to bat [...]

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Dickey terrific in win as Mets take series from Diamondbacks

After losing the series opener and their fourth consecutive game on Friday, the New York Mets managed to battle back and win the final two games against the Diamondbacks and secure a series win.  Today’s 3-1 victory came behind another quality start from R.A. Dickey as the knuckleballer went eight strong innings while allowing just [...]

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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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Tejada still not in camp, Collins still displeased; I’ll reserve judgement

This afternoon at Port St. Lucie, Terry Collins spoke with reporters and the topic of Ruben Tejada not being in camp came up once again.  According to MetsBlog’s Michael Baron, Collins said he intends to speak with the shortstop about his early absence from camp when he arrives. There’s a process here when ‘you’re the [...]

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New dimensions get great reviews in PSL

During an optional player workout, David Wright, Daniel Murphy, and Lucas Duda took batting practice on back field in Port St. Lucie which features the new dimensions of Citi Field back at Flushing.  According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, here is what Wright and Murphy had to say: You could tell. And if [...]

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Mets Close To Adding More Middle Infield Depth, Then Can We Get Some Pitching Please?

Here’s the news:     Look, I like this potential addition.  I like it better than I would like a Jack Wilson addition, because Ronny Cedeno is younger, and has the ability to take over a starting position should he need to, without completely pissing me off.  Although, I have to say, I feel bad [...]

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