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Zack Wheeler’s ‘big day’ gives Mets dicey rotation option

NY Post (Mike Puma) — JUPITER, Fla. — Zack Wheeler needed results Monday to keep alive the possibility of beginning the season with the Mets. And that goal was realized with five relatively easy shutout innings against...
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Mets star Cespedes clarifies MVP comments: ‘The team comes first’

NY Daily News (KRISTIE ACKERT) — Yoenis Cespedes wants to be clear. An MVP trophy is fine, but his goal this season is to be hoisting the World Series trophy.
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Wheeler makes great impression as Mets look to finalize roster

NY Daily News (KRISTIE ACKERT) — Coming off a two-year rehab from 2015 Tommy John surgery, Zack Wheeler knew the team was close to making the final roster decision.
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Zack Wheeler impresses in Mets' 5-0 win over Marlins | Rapid Reaction

NJ.com (Abbey Mastracco | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — Zack Wheeler impressed against the Marlins while Seth Lugo struggled in his first post-World Baseball Classic start in split-squad games.
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Running Doc: Wheeler's slow Tommy John comeback should worry Mets

NY Daily News (Dr Lewis Maharam) — I read your column and you always give good advice. I am a big NY Mets fan. I am worried about Zack Wheeler.
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Mets and Steven Matz begin a tricky Opening Day dance

NY Post (Mike Puma) — PORT ST. LUCIE — Steven Matz is still making a pitch for the Mets’ Opening Day roster. The lefty made 55 throws on flat ground Monday, a day after he was scratched from a scheduled minor...
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Steven Matz says no problems throwing after elbow irritation

NY Daily News (JOHN HARPER) — On Sunday, Terry Collins said it's unlikely Matz will be ready to start the season.
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Suspension looming? Mets' Jeurys Familia meeting with MLB commissioner Rob Manfred, report says

NJ.com (Joe Giglio | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — Jeurys Familia is meeting with MLB commissioner Rob Manfred. Is a suspension about to come down for the Mets closer?
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MLB is ready to punish Jeurys Familia

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — Jeurys Familia will soon learn his fate. The Mets closer is in New York on Monday, absent from camp in Port St. Lucie, awaiting a verdict on a MLB domestic violence ban that is expected to begin...
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Jeurys Familia meeting with league about domestic violence case

NY Daily News (KRISTIE ACKERT) — Jeurys Familia has flown back to New York to meet with Major League Baseball regarding his domestic violence case.
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MLB preview 2017: Loaded Astros set for launch | AL West predictions

NJ.com (Joe Giglio | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — It's that time of year, baseball fans! The 2017 MLB season is on the horizon. With Opening Day around the corner, here's a look at how the American League West will play out. Are the Astros ready...
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Seth Lugo and Zack Wheeler battle it out at home and on the road | Mets' split-squad lineups

NJ.com (Abbey Mastracco | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — The Mets play their final split-squad games of spring training Monday. The battle for the fifth starter heats up with candidates pitching in each game.
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Baseball preview, 2017: N.J.'s most-draftable players

NJ.com (Joe Zedalis | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — Our first look at N.J. baseball's players scouts are most excited about for the MLB draft
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Why Mets' Matt Harvey needed a solid spring training start

NJ.com (Abbey Mastracco | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — Matt Harvey's Saturday start against the Atlanta Braves allowed him to check off the rest of the boxes that were still left empty.
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MLB preview 2017: Dodgers ready for World Series run? | NL West predictions

NJ.com (Joe Giglio | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — It's that time of year, baseball fans! The 2017 MLB season is on the horizon. With Opening Day around the corner, here's a look at how the National League West will shape up this season. Will the...
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How does Mets' Michael Conforto feel about his spring performance?

NJ.com (Abbey Mastracco | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — Outfielder Michael Conforto has been a hot topic this spring. Has he done enough to earn a roster spot?
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Michael Conforto’s fate depends on a Juan Lagares MRI

NY Post (Mike Puma) — PORT ST. LUCIE — The Mets are prepared to make room for Michael Conforto. A day after Juan Lagares strained his left oblique running out a foul ball, manager Terry Collins indicated it would be...
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Matt Harvey shows flashes of old self on day Mets need it

NY Daily News (John Harper) — The difference in body language was as striking as the surge in fastball velocity.
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Mets Insider: Lagares to undergo MRI with left oblique strain

NY Daily News (KRISTIE ACKERT) — Juan Lagares will undergo an MRI and be examined by team doctors Monday after he left Saturday’s game with a strained left oblique.
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Vintage Matt Harvey finally peeks through in ideal tuneup

NY Post (Dan Martin) — PORT ST. LUCIE — In an effort to get back to where he was in 2015, Matt Harvey has been watching video from that season — and others — to remind him of what he was capable of...
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Blog Articles

Cespedes sets priorities: World Series over MVP

ESPN Cespedes sets priorities: World Series over MVP
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MLB Rumor Central: Mets roster spot for Michael Conforto?

ESPN MLB Rumor Central: Mets roster spot for Michael Conforto?
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Matz to miss start with tenderness in left elbow

ESPN Matz to miss start with tenderness in left elbow
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Meeting Miss Shea Liberty

Faith and Fear in Flushing (Greg Prince) — Together once. Miss Shea Liberty and I go way back, to her New York days. Together again.
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Spring Touches Visitor to New England

Faith and Fear in Flushing (Greg Prince) — Happy one-month anniversary of when the Mets started playing games that didn’t count, don’t count and won’t count until April 3. Spring Training schedules don’t traditionally engender milestones...
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Last of the Old School

Faith and Fear in Flushing (Jason Fry) — Dallas Green, who managed the Mets through a lean period of fizzled prospects and bad uniforms, died yesterday at 82. It’s funny paying tribute to someone whose baseball resume lists...
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Green, who led Phillies to 1980 title, dies at 82

ESPN Green, who led Phillies to 1980 title, dies at 82
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Mets move exhibition game vs. Army to Citi Field

ESPN Mets move exhibition game vs. Army to Citi Field
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Cardinals' Martinez to start opener vs. Cubs

ESPN Cardinals' Martinez to start opener vs. Cubs
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Minor league team's promise to fans: Tebow + 3 strikeouts = free Whoppers

ESPN Minor league team's promise to fans: Tebow + 3 strikeouts = free Whoppers
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Mets minor leaguer pays the price for parking in deGrom's spot

ESPN Mets minor leaguer pays the price for parking in deGrom's spot
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Tebow to play for Mets' Class A club in S.C.

ESPN Tebow to play for Mets' Class A club in S.C.
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One There Could Write That Team

Faith and Fear in Flushing (Greg Prince) — It was only natural that Jimmy Breslin addressed the Mets’ status at the top of the heap in 1986. Breslin covered the Mets in 1962, when they concluded their affairs eighty games from breaking...
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Predicting Mets' 2017 season record

ESPN Predicting Mets' 2017 season record
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Cardinals OF Pham leaves after headfirst slide

ESPN Cardinals OF Pham leaves after headfirst slide
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D.R.'s Pena defends usage of Familia in WBC

ESPN D.R.'s Pena defends usage of Familia in WBC
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A Fist Pump in the Morning

Faith and Fear in Flushing (Greg Prince) — I’m guessing the last time I made any kind of directly baseball-related gesture of exultation after sunrise and before noon was March 30, 2000, when Armando Benitez struck out Joe Girardi to seal...
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Mets' Tebow has 2-hit day, makes diving catch

ESPN Mets' Tebow has 2-hit day, makes diving catch
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Why ‘Piazza’?

Faith and Fear in Flushing (Greg Prince) — I was very happy when Mike Piazza was elected to the Hall of Fame on his fourth try, though probably not as happy as I was irked when he wasn’t elected on his first, second and third tries....
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Tebow gets first spring hit in start for Mets

ESPN Tebow gets first spring hit in start for Mets
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