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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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Fixing the Mets will take more than Sunday Bloody Sunday

By Dave Mills With a little more than a third of the season in the rear view mirror, even intrepid loyalists are losing interest in the current incarnation of the New York Mets. Fannies in the seats, SNY viewers and WFAN listeners are dwindling as rapidly as the hair on Sandy Alderson’s pate. And when [...]

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Daniel Murphy catching fire for cold Mets offense

The New York Mets offensive woes have continued as the team sits 2-4 on their current seven-game road trip.  The Mets are hitting just .230 over those six games and have have scored three or fewer runs in 10 of their last 12 games and in 15 of their last 21 games.  All this despite the fact that [...]

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Mets break out Harlem Shake video called ‘The Citi Field Shake’

The New York Mets may have been looking for a way to keep things loose as Opening Day approached.  Or maybe they have been so preoccupied with Spring Training that they haven’t had a chance to unwind until now.  Whatever the reason, the Mets posted a video today on MLB.com called ‘The CitiField Shake’.  While [...]

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David Wright says goal is to play opening day

New York Mets third baseman David Wright was forced from World Baseball Classic play this past week when he felt a soreness in his rib cage.  Wright admitted the injury had been bothering him for about a week leading up to the team’s contest with the Dominican Republic.  He was eventually sent to New York [...]

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Winter Meeting Update: David Wright a Met-for-life, Dickey, Olivo

On day three of the MLB Winter Meetings in Nashville, the New York Mets held a formal news conference to announce the signing of all-star third baseman, David Wright.  In case you were unaware, Wright and the Mets agreed to a 8-year $138 million extension, the largest contract in franchise history.  During the presser, Wright [...]

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Olney: Mets increased their offer to R.A. Dickey

With David Wright signed for the next eight years, the New York Mets next order of action is to figure out what they are going to do with reigning NL Cy Young award winner R.A. Dickey.  While negotiations have reportedly been slow, Buster Olney of ESPN recently reported that the team has increased it’s offer to [...]

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David Wright signs 8-year/$138 million deal with New York Mets

After a busy week of negotiations, multiple outlets are now reporting that the New York Mets have signed third baseman David Wright to 8-year contract worth $138 million.  Wright was set to be under contract next season for $16 million, but that portion of his old deal was ripped up, effectively making this a 7-year [...]

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Martino: Mets have made their best offer to David Wright

A year after the New York Mets let Jose Reyes walk without ever even making the shortstop an offer to stay, the team has seemingly taken the complete opposite approach with third basemen David Wright.  A day doesn’t pass without a new report of an offer from the team in the hopes of keeping #5 [...]

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