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Kallet: Surging Mets Need To Get An Impact Bat And Go For It

Jul 16 2014 8:25am CDT | Source: CBS New York

By Brad Kallet, » More Columns On July 2 the Mets were dead and buried. They had just lost four straight games to the Braves, were 11 games under .500 and sat double-digit games out of first place. There was no reason to believe that things would get any better anytime soon. Then the Amazin’s returned home for their final homestand before the All-Star break and caught fire. They went 8-2 over the 10-game stretch, taking two of three from the Rangers, three of four from th ...
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Palladino: Pitchers Batting 8th? Going Away From Book Helps Mets

Jul 11 2014 6:24am CDT | Source: CBS New York

New York Mets v San Diego Padres
By Ernie Palladino » More Ernie Palladino Columns While the Yankees seemingly send their pitchers to the DL two at a time, the Mets are hitting theirs in the No. 8 hole. Bartolo Colon was the latest to execute Terry Collins’ most unorthodox of strategies, hitting eighth Thursday night against Atlanta. Jacob deGrom hit there Tuesday and actually contributed a base knock in three at-bats. It might have been asking too much for Colon to become an offe ...
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Granderson Hits Leadoff Homer, Mets Beat Padres 3-1

Jun 15 2014 3:56pm CDT | Source: CBS New York

New York Mets v Atlanta Braves
Curtis Granderson hit his first leadoff homer in five years, Carlos Torres and two other relievers filled in admirably for an ailing Daisuke Matsuzaka and the New York Mets beat the San Diego ...
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Niese Frustrated, Mets Dejected As Free-Fall Continues In Flushing

Jun 13 2014 7:28am CDT | Source: CBS New York

New York Mets v Washington Nationals
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — By the end of his team’s latest deflating loss, Carlos Torres was punching himself in the head. Hard. It’s been that kind of month for the New York Mets and their anemic offense. Jonathan Lucroy hit a tiebreaking homer off Torres in a four-run 13th inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers outlasted the Mets 5-1 on Thursday night after an unusual rain delay that lasted all of 3 minutes. “W ...
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Surging Giants Sweep Mets With 6-4 Win

Jun 8 2014 6:47pm CDT | Source: CBS San Francisco

San Francisco Giants v Philadelphia Phillies
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) — Gregor Blanco doubled, singled and drove in three runs, and the surging San Francisco Giants beat the New York Mets 6-4 on Sunday for their fifth consecutive win. Curtis Granderson tagged Tim Lincecum with two homers, the biggest highlights of New York’s season-high sixth straight loss. Lincecum (5-4) allowed six hits, struck out six and walked one in six innings. Brandon Crawford, Michael Morse and Bra ...
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Where Are The Clutch Hits? Mets Fall To 8-18 In 1-Run Games

Jun 5 2014 8:15am CDT | Source: CBS New York

New York Mets v San Diego Padres
CHICAGO (CBSNewYork/AP) — For the second straight game, the New York Mets took an early lead and looked to be in control against the Chicago Cubs. For the second straight night, their inability capitalize on opportunities cost them in a one-run game. “We got off to a good start,” New York manager Terry Collins said. “We just haven’t been able to add on. We’ve had opportunities to put games away.” The Mets twice left the bases loaded — letting a three-run lead slip away in the process — i ...
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Bossip Exclusive: NY Mets All-Star Curtis Granderson Talks Racism In Pro Sports, Responds To Donald Sterling Comments & Reveals His iPod Favorites

Jun 2 2014 9:50am CDT | Source:

New York Mets v Atlanta Braves
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First Pitch For Mets Doesn’t Go So Well For 50 Cent

May 27 2014 9:20pm CDT | Source: CBS New York

2014 Mets Concert Series - 50 Cent
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Hip-hop star 50 Cent was on the mound Tuesday night, but far from on the money. The South Jamaica, Queens native – whose given name is Curtis James Jackson III – was comically off target when he threw out the ceremonial first pitch Tuesday night before the Pittsburgh Pirates played the New York Mets at Citi Field. Standing on the rubber 60 feet, 6 inches from home plate, 50 Cent wound up ...
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50 Cent Can't Control Balls

May 27 2014 9:06pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

Chicago Cubs v Milwaukee Brewers
There’s nothing like a bit of unintentional comedy to divert attention away from organizational disarray. On Tuesday night at Citi Field, prior to the Mets-Pirates game, rapper 50 Cent uncorked one of the worst ceremonial first pitches ever seen.Here it is in all its “glory” via Forbes to Federal:On hand to promote an upcoming concert at the ballpark, 50 Cent’s wild pitch not only didn’t reach the catcher or pass through any part of the strike ...
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