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Looking to turn things around, the New York Mets drop a tough one to the Nats

Mets closer Bobby Parnell failed to secure a one-run lead as the Mets dropped the series opener versus the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Tuesday night. Parnell, who has been one of the few bright spots for the Mets this season, entered the contest in the ninth and was greeted by Ryan Zimmerman with a double [...]

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Dillon Gee turns in his strongest outing of the season, leads Mets over Yankees 3-1

Prior to Thursday night’s contest versus the Yankees, New York Mets manager Terry Collins admitted Dillon Gee‘s rotation spot could be in jeopardy when Zack Wheeler gets his promotion. “I’m not stupid,” Gee told reporters. “I know that many bad outings in a row, you’re probably hanging on by a thread there.” With a Wheeler [...]

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Mets are tops in New York; for tonight at least

The New York Mets overcame a one-run deficit behind the left arm of Jon Niese and the bats of David Wright and Daniel Murphy defeating the New York Yankees, 2-1, taking game one of the 2013 Subway Series. The come-from-behind win marked the tenth such victory of the season for the Mets and their seventh [...]

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Marlon Byrd walk-off helps improve the Mets to 4-2

The New York Mets rallied back from a three-run deficit — capped off with a two-run walk-off single by Marlon Byrd in the ninth — earning  their second straight comeback win of the season and their first rubber game win of the year. The walk-off victory gave New York consecutive series wins to start the [...]

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Mets starter Jeremy Hefner solid in debut, but Mets fall short to lowly Marlins

The New York Mets dropped the series opener to the last win-less team in the majors, the Miami Marlins, 7-5. A seventh inning bullpen implosion and plenty of missed opportunities at the plate wasted a solid pitching performance for the second straight game. Mets starting pitchers have now compiled a 1.38 ERA (4 ER/26 IP) over [...]

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New York Mets top pitching prospect Zack Wheeler last only 3 1/3 in AAA debut

New York Mets top pitching prospect, Zack Wheeler made his Triple-A debut on Thursday evening, lasting just 3 1/3 innings, surrounding two earned runs on three hits and three walks while striking out three.  Wheeler, who did not factor in the decision, struggled with his command walking three of the first six batters he faced: [...]

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New York Mets offense lets Dillon Gee down, fail to sweep the Padres

After scoring 19 runs over the first two games of the series, the New York Mets offense was stifled by San Diego Padres starter, Eric Stults, on Thursday afternoon.  Stultz and five Padre relievers limited the Mets to one run on five hits as NY failed to complete the three-game sweep of San Diego. Dillon [...]

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Matt Harvey terrific for the New York Mets in season debut

The New York Mets cruised to an 8-4 victory over the San Diego Padres  behind the right arm of future star, Matt Harvey. Harvey looked absolutely filthy on Wednesday night.  The 24-year-old dominated the Padres lineup allowing just one hit, with 10 strikeouts and two walks over seven scoreless innings of work, picking up his first [...]

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New York Mets win season opener 11-2 #tiedforfirst

The New York Mets improved to 34-18 on opening day, with an 11-2 victory over the San Diego Padres, lifting their Major League best opening day winning percentage to .654 in the process.  The Mets scored 11-runs on 13 hits, sending Padres starter Edison Volquez to the showers with no-outs in the bottom half of [...]

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