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  1. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 20, 2014, 7:11 AM EST

    Zack Wheeler

    Two of the most promising young arms in baseball met last night. But Zack Wheeler got the best of Andrew Heaney on the occasion of the latter’s major league debut.

  2. Quote of the Day: Sandy Alderson encourages you to ignore the Internet and drink a beer

    Jun 14, 2014, 4:35 PM EST

    Sandy Alderson

    Mets general manager Sandy Alderson offers some advice regarding Internet trade speculation.

  3. Troy Tulowitzki holds lead in NL All-Star balloting

    Jun 9, 2014, 9:32 PM EST

    Troy Tulowitzki Getty

    Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki continues to hold the lead in the NL All-Star balloting.

  4. Yasiel Puig: “This is a game of entertainment. I don’t play it to offend people.”

    May 23, 2014, 9:10 PM EST

    Yasiel Puig

    Yasiel Puig plays the game to have fun. That’s what he’s supposed to do, right?

  5. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 28, 2014, 6:38 AM EST

    Freddie Freeman

    Lots of shutouts and a handful of two-homer games. And one game that looked Xeroxed from another.

  6. Korean third baseman Jeong Choi may head to Major League Baseball after 2014 season

    Apr 27, 2014, 4:37 PM EST

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    Melvin Roman, the Puerto Rico-based agent for Korean third baseman Jeong Choi, told Jon Heyman of CBS Sports on Sunday that his client is seriously considering leaving the KBO’s SK Wyverns after the 2014 season. “He has a strong desire to come and play in the major leagues,” Roman said.

  7. New York columnist clutches his pearls over Matt Harvey giving the finger in a picture

    Apr 23, 2014, 8:40 AM EST

    Matt Harvey

    The columnist’s name is Anthony Rieber. And he apparently doesn’t get out much.

  8. Craig Kimbrel struggles in return from right shoulder issue, apologizes for reaction to being pulled

    Apr 20, 2014, 10:15 AM EST

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    Craig Kimbrel was called on Saturday for the first time since complaining of discomfort in his shoulder last Monday. The appearance did not go smoothly.

  9. Update: Luis Avilan loses Aaron Harang’s no-hitter with two outs in the eighth inning

    Apr 18, 2014, 9:19 PM EST

    Aaron Harang

    One of the most unlikely pitchers to throw a no-hitter is working on a no-hitter.

  10. Red Sox and Yankees have baseball’s best-selling jerseys

    Apr 3, 2014, 2:14 PM EST

    World Series - Boston Red Sox v St Louis Cardinals - Game Four

    Red Sox, Yankees, and Dodgers dominate the best-selling jerseys list.

  11. David Wright to make Grapefruit League debut Friday

    Mar 5, 2014, 10:36 PM EST

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    As first reported by beat writer Marc Carig of Newsday, Mets third baseman David Wright will make his Grapefruit League debut this Friday in Port St. Lucie, Florida against the visiting Cardinals. Wright has been eased into action this spring to minimize injury risk. He missed nearly two months of the 2013 regular season because of…

  12. Bobby Parnell faces hitters for first time since last July

    Mar 1, 2014, 3:38 PM EST

    Bobby Parnell Getty

    According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Mets closer Bobby Parnell faced hitters today for the first time since last July 30. Parnell, who had surgery last September to repair a herniated disk in his neck, threw batting practice against a group of teammates including Daniel Murphy and David Wright. Parnell has been bothered…

  13. You’ve come a long way, BBWAA

    Jan 9, 2014, 2:35 PM EST

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    The Hall of Fame vote always occasions criticism of the BBWAA, and like most years, there is legitimate criticism to be made. But dudes, we have to remember how far the BBWAA has come in just the past five years or so. Remember this one? It’s the voting results for the 2008 NL Rookie of…

  14. David Wright helped bring Curtis Granderson to the Mets with a text message

    Dec 6, 2013, 8:10 PM EST

    David Wright AP

    The Mets made their big off-season move earlier today, signing free agent outfielder Curtis Granderson to a four-year, $60 million deal. GM Sandy Alderson had promised to make some news, especially compared to the prior off-season when the Mets were among the least active teams. Per Newsday’s Marc Carig on Twitter, Alderson had some assistance…

  15. Mets GM Sandy Alderson met with Curtis Granderson on Sunday

    Dec 2, 2013, 7:33 PM EST

    Curtis Granderson AP

    While there has been some conflicting information on the Mets’ interest in a meeting with right-hander Bronson Arroyo, general manager Sandy Alderson has another free agent on his radar. FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reports that Alderson had a meeting with Curtis Granderson yesterday. We heard about a month ago that the Mets had “preliminary interest”…

  16. Free agent hitters are still wary of Citi Field

    Nov 29, 2013, 2:19 PM EST

    Apple Citi Field

    They moved the fences in and David Wright — the guy considered to be most affected by Citi Field’s dimensions — signed a long term deal. But Kristie Ackert of the Daily News says that free agent hitters are still wary of signing with the Mets because of the ballpark: Two agents representing players the…

  17. Projecting the 2013 Gold Glove winners

    Oct 25, 2013, 1:54 PM EST

    Manny Machado

    Let’s go down the list: AL, catcher: Matt Wieters, Joe Mauer, Salvador Perez Mauer is still the AL’s best defensive catcher, but he played a mere 660 innings behind the plate this year, compared to 1,200 for Wieters and 1,115 for Perez. Wieters has won the last two, so he’s the favorite here. Still, I…

  18. Gold Glove finalists announced

    Oct 25, 2013, 11:16 AM EST

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    Gold Glove award winners are announced Tuesday, but in the meantime Rawlings just named three finalists for each position in each league: AL, catcher: Matt Wieters, Joe Mauer, Salvador Perez AL, first base: Chris Davis, James Loney, Eric Hosmer AL, second base: Robinson Cano, Ben Zobrist, Dustin Pedroia AL, third base: Manny Machado, Evan Longoria,…

  19. Pouliot’s postseason award picks: National League

    Sep 30, 2013, 1:51 AM EST

    Clayton Kershaw

    There’s still one more American League game on Monday, so we’ll have to wait on those selections, which will probably be a bit more controversial than these. Here are my NL award picks for 2013.

  20. David Wright back in starting lineup Saturday

    Sep 28, 2013, 3:31 PM EST

    David Wright Getty

    David Wright gave the Mets quite a scare Thursday when he was hit in the helmet by a pitch, but Kristie Ackert of the New York Daily News passes along word that he’s back in the starting lineup this afternoon against the Brewers. The good news is that Wright passed all of his concussion tests,…

  21. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 27, 2013, 6:32 AM EST

    Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim v Texas Rangers

    Rangers 6, Angels 5: They were up then down then bang! Jurickson Profar with the walkoff blast. This one would’ve been way easier, however, if Mitch Moreland, Ian Kinsler and Adrian Beltre all hadn’t committed errors in the second inning, allowing three unearned runs. But it was a must-win game and the Rangers won. Indians 6, Twins 5: A win,…

  22. David Wright exits game after being hit in helmet by pitch

    Sep 26, 2013, 8:24 PM EST

    david wright mets getty

    UPDATE: Good news. The Mets say Wright left for precautionary reasons while Adam Rubin of ESPN New York was told by a team source that the third baseman has passed his concussion tests. 8:24 p.m. ET: Scary moment in tonight’s Brewers/Mets game, as David Wright was hit in the helmet by a pitch from rookie…

  23. Mariano Rivera has the most popular jersey in baseball

    Sep 26, 2013, 11:34 AM EST

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    Major League Baseball just announced the most popular jerseys sold and Mariano Rivera is at the top of the list: 1.    Mariano Rivera, New York Yankees 2.    Matt Harvey, New York Mets 3.    Yasiel Puig, Los Angeles Dodgers 4.    Manny Machado, Baltimore Orioles 5.    Buster Posey, San Francisco Giants 6.    Clayton Kershaw,  Los Angeles Dodgers 7.    Yadier Molina, St. Louis Cardinals 8.    Andrew McCutchen,…

  24. Mets activate David Wright from the disabled list

    Sep 20, 2013, 2:44 PM EST

    David Wright AP

    As expected the Mets have activated David Wright from the disabled list after the All-Star third baseman missed the past six weeks with a hamstring injury. Wright, who last played on August 2, was hitting .309 with 16 homers and a .904 OPS in 105 games before being shut down for his best production since…

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