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Mets and Jays have agreement in place in trade for R.A. Dickey

The New York Mets have reportedly agreed to send 2012 National League Cy Young award winner R.A. Dickey and catcher Josh Thole to the Toronto Blue Jays for catching prospect Travis d’Arnaud, right hander Noah Syndergaard, and John Buck.  The deal also involves some ‘non-elite’ prospects from both sides and, according to Ken Rosenthal of [...]

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Josh Thole proving once again he is not the long-term answer behind the dish for the New York Mets

In the bottom of the seventh inning, with the score knotted at one, San Diego Padres first baseman Yonder Alonso lifted a high fly ball into the right-center field gap just past the diving Scott Hairston; who took a very awkward route to the ball. With Carlos Quentin on first base representing the go-ahead run, [...]

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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 12:12 pm via [...]

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Josh Thole’s contributions emblematic of Mets toughness

In the top half of the eighth inning, New York Mets catcher Josh Thole stood his ground as he was barreled over by Philadephia Phillies second baseman Mike Fontenot.  Fontenot, who was standing on second after connecting on a ground rule double earlier in the inning, attempted to score on a one-out single to left [...]

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R.A. Dickey Named NL Pitcher of the Month

The honors keep rolling in for New York Mets starter R.A. Dickey, who a day after being named to his first All-Star game was chosen as the National League pitcher of the month. R.A. Dickey has been named the National League’s Pitcher of the Month for June. #Mets July 2, 2012 4:14 pm via Twitter [...]

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Chris Young tosses six scoreless innings for Buffalo

In his first start for Buffalo, the New York Mets Triple-A affiliate, Chris Young blanked the Columbus Clippers through six innings of work. 6ip complete for Chris Young, 2-hit shutout baseball from the righty (3bb, 2k). #Bisons 0, Clippers 0 @MLBNetwork #Mets May 31, 2012 12:08 pm via Twitter for iPadReplyRetweetFavorite @BuffaloBisons Buffalo Bisons The [...]

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Mets on the mend: Young and Thole to start for Buffalo on Thursday

Chris Young and catcher Josh Thole, who are both on rehabilitation assignments for the Mets, are scheduled to start for Buffalo when the Bisons take on the Columbus Clippers Thursday.  Thole was sent to the disabled list  on May 8. with a concussion while Young is working his way back from shoulder surgery that cut his 2011 season [...]

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Valdespin’s First Big League Hit, Homer, Lifts Mets Over Phils Late

Wow.  If you missed tonight’s game, you really missed something, to say the least… The Mets won 5-2 tonight on the strength of Jordany Valdespin‘s first big league hit, which also happened to be his first big league pinch-hit, and his first big league homer.  Oh, and it was of the three-run variety, in the [...]

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Johan sharp, bullpen not, but Mets earn hard fought series win over Rox

New York Mets ace Johan Santana cruised through six scoreless innings in this afternoon’s rubber match game against the Colorado Rockies, but despite allowing just two hits while striking out five, the lefty was unable to pick up his first win of the 2012 season. With the Mets up by four in the 8th inning, [...]

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