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Seth Lugo gets it done for Mets in first at-bat of 2019

NY Post (Mike Puma) — DENVER — Seth Lugo figured extended duty was almost a certainty for him Wednesday given the Mets’ schedule. But Lugo couldn’t have anticipated it unfolding in quite this manner. In addition to...
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Noah Syndergaard didn’t make Mets look good for caving to him

NY Post (Ken Davidoff) — DENVER — To point out that a personal catcher didn’t lead to Noah Syndergaard’s personal best would be putting it too politely even for Thor’s liking. Even after an exciting, 7-4 victory over the...
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The Mets saved Mickey Callaway from himself again

NY Post (Ken Davidoff) — DENVER — Either it’s better to be lucky than good, or Mickey Callaway is playing intergalactic chess while the rest of us are stranded in Candy Land. Been away this entire roller coaster of a Mets...
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Mets rally to salvage Noah Syndergaard disappointment

NY Post (Mike Puma) — DENVER — The cavalry waited until the ninth inning, but it eventually arrived — and worked some Rocky Mountain magic Wednesday. The Mets needed this one, and got it, scoring four runs in their...
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Marcus Stroman knows the arduous road Luis Severino faces

NY Post (Ken Davidoff) — DENVER — Luis Severino took the Yankee Stadium mound Tuesday night, his first start of the season after battling multiple injuries, with the hopes of helping his team in October… which...
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David Cone can empathize with Noah Syndergaard’s catcher fury

NY Post (Ken Davidoff) — DENVER — No one ever called David Cone a diva. He never felt like a diva, even in 2000 when he pushed to work with a catcher besides Jorge Posada. Nevertheless, the two-time former Met and current...
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What Mets are showing fans even though dream is likely over

NY Post (Ken Davidoff) — “The answer is … four?” — Thornton Melon, “Back to School” DENVER — Yes, after the Mets’ 6-1 defeat of the Rockies on Tuesday night at Coors Field, combined with the Cubs’ 4-2 loss to the...
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Behind Mets’ decision to let Noah Syndergaard throw to preferred catcher

NY Post (Mike Puma) — DENVER — The schedule and altitude are convenient excuses, at least publicly, for manager Mickey Callaway to give Noah Syndergaard a personal catcher Wednesday. Callaway acknowledged Tuesday that...
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Marcus Stroman’s dominance keeps Mets pipe dream alive

NY Post (Mike Puma) — DENVER — Marcus Stroman is peaking just as the Mets need an all-around Herculean effort to keep their razor-thin postseason chances alive. After a rough month-plus to begin his Mets career, the...
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Evaluating the Yankees’ World Series prices heading to playoffs

NY Post (VSiN) — Baseball often gets overshadowed by football in sports betting media once September rolls around. With both the Yankees and Mets in the thick of championship chatter, VSiN won’t let that happen!...
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What Robert Gsellman needs to make Mets return

NY Post (Mike Puma) — DENVER — Robert Gsellman is “very” optimistic he can pitch again for the Mets this season, based on a recent progression in throwing. The right-hander threw about 10 pitches in a bullpen session...
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Mets caving into Noah Syndergaard still reeks of ineptitude

NY Post (Ken Davidoff) — DENVER — At least we learned the Mets’ stubbornness possesses a limit. At most? Well, at the risk of being overdramatic, at most, the Mets’ bullheadedness cost them a 2019 playoff berth. As first...
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Steven Matz atrocity puts Mets in very dire shape

NY Post (Mike Puma) — DENVER – The Fat Lady is clearing her throat, preparing to sing a rendition of “Meet the Mets.” They are not mathematically eliminated, but the Mets have clearly entered a realm in which a miracle...
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Mets grant Noah Syndergaard’s wish: No Wilson Ramos

NY Post (Mike Puma) — DENVER — Noah Syndergaard will be granted his wish and receive a new battery mate for his next start. According to an industry source, Rene Rivera will be the starting catcher on Wednesday, when...
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Major League Baseball’s reasons for nixing Mets’ 9/11 tribute don’t add up

NY Post (Post Editorial Board) — Major League Baseball keeps rejecting the Mets’ request to have players wear special caps for one game to mark the 9/11 anniversary — and its explanation doesn’t add up. As The Post’s Rich Calder...
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Seth Lugo doesn’t want this Mets closer job forever

NY Post (George Willis) — It’s tough duty being a relief pitcher in the major leagues. You can be a hero one day, a bum the next. You’re only as good as your last appearance. Seth Lugo was reminded of that Sunday night at...
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Mets clubhouse scene shows how much this hurt

NY Post (George Willis) — The Mets gathered their belongings and packed the gear for the trip to Colorado. The silence in the clubhouse was as thick as an evening fog. Their words offered optimism that their chase for a...
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Pete Alonso isn’t letting Mets slump get to him

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — Pete Alonso has put the Mets on his back so often in his rookie season. But with the Mets’ playoff chances running out of time, the first baseman has entered a mini-funk at an inopportune stretch....
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Jeff McNeil is going quiet when Mets need him most

NY Post (Mollie Walker) — Jeff McNeil was lost for words following the Mets’ 3-2 loss to the Dodgers on Sunday night. He sat motionless in front of his locker, still dressed in his uniform, while the rest of his teammates...
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Mets’ Justin Wilson doomed by cleat mishap in terrible spot

NY Post (Mollie Walker) — It was a costly outing for Mets reliever Justin Wilson on Sunday night. In a must-win series finale against the Dodgers, Wilson couldn’t follow up a strong seven-inning performance from starter...
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Blog Articles

Mets fans’ confidence in team climbs slightly

Amazin' Avenue (Chris McShane) — Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images Fans were also slightly more approving of Mickey Callaway’s work. Welcome to SB Nation FanPulse , a survey of fans across MLB. Each week, we send 30...
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Final Score: Mets 7, Rockies 4—Rocky Road

Amazin' Avenue (Robert Wolff) — Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports Mets rally late to pull out a game they absolutely could not afford to lose. In a situation where they need to win virtually every remaining game—and still...
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Open thread: Mets vs. Rockies, 9/18/19

Amazin' Avenue (Robert Wolff) — Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports Noah Syndergaard will be pitching to Rene Rivera in the series finale in Colorado as the Mets try to keep faint playoff hope alive. Mets lineup Brandon...
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Matthew Allan is one of the most exciting prospects in the system

Amazin' Avenue (Kenneth Lavin) — Matthew Allan | Steve Sypa The Mets’ highly touted third-round draft pick might be the next great pitching prospect to come through the system. After leading Seminole High School to it’s ...
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A Pod of Their Own: A preemptive Mets postmortem and exciting fundraiser updates

Amazin' Avenue (Linda Surovich) — This week, we unpack what seems to be the end of the Mets season, check in on some reader emails, and share more exciting details about the Dollars4Dingers raffle on Saturday Welcome back to A...
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Mets Morning News for September 18, 2019

Amazin' Avenue (Kory Powell) — Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images Your Wednesday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets Powered by the long ball and a dominant performance by ...
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Mets roll past Rockies behind seven shutout innings from Stroman and three sixth inning homers

Amazin' Avenue (Vasilis Drimalitis) — Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports Stroman was spectacular and the offense woke up late. The first half of Tuesday night’s game was an unlikely pitcher’s duel in a ballpark that is not known...
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An Evening Well Spent

Faith and Fear in Flushing (Jason Fry) — While watching Tuesday night’s game against the Rockies, I thought of a good idea and immediately decided I wanted nothing to do with it for a while. The idea came from the shame bell in...
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Final Score: Mets 6, Rockies 1—The Stro Show

Amazin' Avenue (Vasilis Drimalitis) — Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images The Mets got back in the win column thanks to a great performance by Stroman and three homers in the sixth. The New York Mets evened up their series...
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Open thread: Mets vs. Rockies, 9/17/19

Amazin' Avenue (Vasilis Drimalitis) — Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images Marcus Stroman gets the ball as the Mets try to rebound from last night’s loss. Mets lineup Brandon Nimmo - CF Jeff McNeil - LF Pete Alonso - 1B ...
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The Whimper of the Normal

Faith and Fear in Flushing (Jason Fry) — The ample lady of renown may not be singing quite yet, but I heard another singer last night. Not exactly a matinee idol, this one — he had a puffy face, jet-black hair, and big black-rimmed...
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UnforMETable: Mike Jacobs

Amazin' Avenue (Robert Wolff) — The young slugger made a splash in the latter part of the 2005 season. Welcome to UnforMETable, an Amazin’ Avenue Audio show that looks back on less heralded, more obscure, but quintessential ...
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Mets vs. Rockies recap: Rocky Mountain Blues

Amazin' Avenue (Linda Surovich) — Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images The Mets’ road trip got off to a disappointing start. No lead is ever safe at Coors Field, especially not a slim three-run lead, and Steven Matz sure...
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Mets Morning News for September 17, 2019

Amazin' Avenue (Vasilis Drimalitis) — Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images Your Tuesday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets Needing to win just about every game the rest of the way,...
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Final Score: Rockies 9, Mets 4-Coors bite

Amazin' Avenue (Linda Surovich) — Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports Steven Matz got bitten by a bad inning and the Mets dropped an ugly one in Colorado. Steven Matz looked to be cruising with a three-run lead, but a nightmare of...
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Player Meter: Pitchers, September 9-15

Amazin' Avenue (Allison McCague) — Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images A quick review of how the Mets’ pitchers fared over the past week. Other than Noah Syndergaard ’s poor start on Friday night, the Mets ’ starting rotation...
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Open thread: Mets vs. Rockies, 9/16/19

Amazin' Avenue (Linda Surovich) — Gregory J. Fisher-USA TODAY Sports J.D. Davis and the Mets try to get back on track in Colorado. Mets Lineup Brandon Nimmo - CF Jeff McNeil - 3B Michael Conforto - RF Robinson...
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Dollars4Dingers: Enter the raffle for signed Mets balls & support NDVH

Amazin' Avenue (Linda Surovich) — The raffle to support the National Domestic Violence Hotline will be held on Saturday, September 21 and here’s how you can enter We are entering the home stretch as we approach Saturday’s ...
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Orioles claim Eric Hanhold from Mets

Amazin' Avenue (Allison McCague) — Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images The Mets designated Hanhold for assignment to make room for Donnie Hart over the weekend. The bullpen arm carousel has come full circle, as the Orioles ...
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Player Meter: Position players, September 9-15

Amazin' Avenue (Allison McCague) — Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports A quick review of how the Mets’ position players fared over the past week. This week’s Mets story arc is another of exhilarating highs and crushing lows—thus...
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