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Schwei’s Mets Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

Aug 26 2014 8:15am CDT | Source: CBS New York

By John Schweibacher » More Columns The New York Mets close out the month of August with a six-game homestand against the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies after going 2-3 on their California road trip. And while Lucas Duda stayed hot, captain David Wright was not. Duda homered twice in the Mets’ 11-3 win Sunday at Dodger Stadium, and according to the Elias Sports Bureau,  he became the third player in the expansion era to participate in a triple play as a fielder in ...
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Dodgers Top Error-Prone Mets 6-2

Aug 23 2014 12:52am CDT | Source: CBS New York

Dan Haren overcame a leadoff homer by Curtis Granderson and a pair of failed sacrifice bunt attempts to help the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the error-prone New York Met ...
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Haren Leads Dodgers Past Hapless Mets, 6-2

Aug 23 2014 12:20am CDT | Source: CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dan Haren overcame a lead-off homer by Curtis Granderson and a pair of failed sacrifice bunt attempts to help the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the error-prone New York Mets 6-2 on Friday night. Haren (11-10) allowed a run and three hits in seven innings, striking out six and walking none. The victory was his third in four starts after going 0-5 with a 10.03 ERA in his previous five outings. The NL West-leading Dodgers mai ...
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Heyman: Terry Collins Expected To Be Retained By Mets For 2015

Aug 13 2014 3:56pm CDT | Source: CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Mets manager Terry Collins is expected to be retained for the 2015 season, according to baseball insider Jon Heyman. A collapse of any kind over the final 42 games of the season, however, could derail that plan, Heyman reported. The veteran skipper was hired as manager in November of 2010. He signed a two-year extension with the club last year, which includes a team option for 2016. #Mets reluctant to talk on any level re: manager ...
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Another Hamels Gem Wasted As Phils Fall To Mets 2-1 In 11

Aug 9 2014 10:46pm CDT | Source: CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Lucas Duda singled home the go-ahead run with one out in the 11th inning to lead the New York Mets to a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night. It was New York’s 11th victory over the Phillies in the last 12 games in Philadelphia. Long after starters Cole Hamels and Dillon Gee exited following their duel, Curtis Granderson opened the 11th with a single off Antonio Bastardo (5-5). F ...
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Ed Coleman: Not-So-Amazin’ Lineup Is Killing The Mets

Aug 8 2014 10:28am CDT | Source: CBS New York

By Ed Coleman » More Columns The Mets are now seven games under .500. They are eight games out in the wild-card race. They are nine games behind Washington — where they just dropped two out of three — in the NL East race. You get the picture. Double-digits are likely around the corner for the 2014 squad. Despite the pitching prowess, you do need to score some runs occasionally. And when you look at the Mets’ lineup these days, you wonder ...
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Boomer & Carton: Jerry’s Thursday Morning Contribution

Aug 7 2014 5:02am CDT | Source: CBS New York

Jerry's UpdateBoomer & CartonplaypausejQuery(document).ready(function($) { cbs_audio_player_v2("audio-player-1"); }); Subscribe to the Boomer & Carton Podcast » After Craig attached the ‘all hands on deck’ battle cry to his beloved Yankees and Boomer expressed his disdain for the baseball rule that prevented Chris Capuano from earning a win last night in the Bronx, Jerry Recco provided us with some of the ...
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Mets Respond And Rout The Phillies 11-2

Jul 30 2014 3:12pm CDT | Source: CBS Philly

NEW YORK (AP) — Daniel Murphy hit a three-run homer to back up Zack Wheeler’s sixth straight strong start, and the New York Mets routed the Philadelphia Phillies 11-2 on Wednesday afternoon. The Mets sent 10 men to the plate in the seventh inning, scoring five insurance runs off the Philadelphia bullpen to take two of three in the series. Wheeler (6-8) gave up two runs and seven hits with four strikeouts in 6 2-3 innings. The 24-year-old right-hander has allowed two runs or ...
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Coleman: Mets Leaning Toward CarGo Over Tulowitzki

Jul 29 2014 7:10am CDT | Source: CBS New York

By Ed Coleman » More Columns It looks like the trading deadline will come and go, and the Mets will be neither buyers nor sellers. General manager Sandy Alderson met with the media on Monday, and spoke about what the team might or might not do by Thursday. Sandy Alderson Talks DeadlineEd ColemanplaypausejQuery(document).ready(function($) { cbs_audio_player_v2("audio-player-1"); }); But what about Colorado Rockies sluggers Troy Tul ...
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