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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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Winter Meetings Update: Dickey trade rumors, Ludwick, Collins addresses media

Day one of the MLB Winter Meetings in Nashville and the talk of the day surrounding the New York Mets is the possible trade of the 2012 National League Cy-Young Award winner, R.A. Dickey. the #mets are talking to several teams about trades for RA Dickey. they seek catching and outfield help. December 3, 2012 [...]

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Carlos Marmol continues to close out Mets with ease

For New York Mets fans there was a lot to not like about last night’s 5-3 loss to the Chicago Cubs, but aside from the poor fielding and lack of power that has plagued the team at various points throughout the season, something else became apparent as the contest came to a close.  Carlos Marmol absolutely [...]

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Terry Collins opted not to use Byrdak and I’m still wondering why…?

New York Mets starter Chris Young was cruising through six scoreless innings — allowing just two hits — before the wheels fell off in the top half of the seventh inning.  With the Mets leading 3-0, the 6’10″ right hander walked New York Yankee first baseman Mark Teixeira to start the frame.  Nick Swisher followed [...]

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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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Good Weekend Falls Short of Great, Late

  Going into the seventh inning yesterday afternoon the Mets had put themselves into a fairly unfamiliar (and some would say unexpected) situation, 9 outs away from sweeping a three game set from the Phillies in Philly.  But in the end the Philly offense broke through against what had been a very stingy Mets’ bullpen, [...]

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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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Tuesday in PSL: Collins, Santana, Turner, #7

New York Mets starter, Johan Santana threw his second bullpen session of the Spring this afternoon at Digital Domain Park; tossing 29 pitches from a mound. Upon completion of his session, the former Cy Young Award Winner told reporters he was feeling good, but is still taking it “one step at a time”: It’s been [...]

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A Rumor and An Idea

Here’s the rumor: According to this article, by Adam Rubin of ESPN New York.com, a major league source told ESPN New York that the Mets have “expressed interest” in Eric Young Jr., currently on the Colorado Rockies roster.  Furthermore, Rubin also says, “Sending Justin Turner to Colorado might get the potential deal done, the source [...]

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