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Mets’ four-out save plan for Edwin Diaz goes up in smoke

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — Mickey Callaway planned to use Edwin Diaz for a four-out save Saturday. Instead, the Mets’ closer didn’t even pitch the ninth. Three days after Callaway said the Mets were willing to let their...
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Jason Vargas gives Mets what they need in return from IL

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — Jason Vargas hadn’t pitched in nearly three weeks, and fans were fed up with him before the game’s first at-bat was through. Vargas threw his first pitch wide. His second, too. The third was...
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Wilson Ramos starting to look like the hitter the Mets paid for

NY Post (George Willis) — The Mets had the whole Star Wars theme working Saturday afternoon at Citi Field. Princess Leia was there in costume and a bobble-head of Obi-Wan Canobi was distributed to fans with the likeness of...
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Mets outlast Tigers in 13 thanks to another unlikely hero

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Juan Lagares one night. Carlos Gomez the next. Now Tomas Nido. The Mets’ offensive heroes have been as hard to predict as the weather. The backup catcher Nido was the latest to send the...
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Kevin Durant center of attention in packed sports summer

NY Post (Steve Serby) — After all the winters of their discontent, the Knicks are poised to be the Boys of Summer. LeBron James never intended to take his talents to New York, but here we are, nine years later, and the...
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Brandon Nimmo injury news gets worse with bulging disk reveal

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Perhaps this explains all the new outfield moves the Mets have made recently. Brandon Nimmo told MLB.com on Saturday that he has a bulging disk in his neck and is suffering from whiplash. The Mets...
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Michael Conforto awaiting one final check before Mets return

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — After going through his second full day of baseball activities without restrictions, Michael Conforto expects to return to the Mets’ lineup on Sunday. All that’s left is receiving MLB’s approval....
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Why Pete Alonso could be left off Rookie of the Year ballots

NY Post (Joel Sherman) — Pete Alonso is on the path to the best season ever by a Mets rookie position player. Yet, he may not win NL Rookie of the Year and might not even appear on every ballot. With the season one-third...
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Newest Met belts a homer in his first swing with new team

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — When May began, Aaron Altherr had only been with one organization since being drafted a decade ago. When he arrived in Queens on Friday, the outfielder was joining his third team in as many weeks....
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Mets won’t be able to get away with spackling over problems

NY Post (Ken Davidoff) — Just enough spackle can create a beautiful illusion. Too much spackle, though? Eventually, those cracks prevail. So told the tale of your Mets, whose four-game winning streak came to a jarring end...
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Why Mets shouldn’t rush up stud pitching prospect

NY Post (Ken Davidoff) — Jason Vargas plans to return from the injured list Saturday afternoon to start for the Mets against the Tigers, and you know what that means: It’s time to contemplate other options for the Mets’...
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Noah Syndergaard, pen stink it up as Mets’ streak ends in loss to awful Tigers

NY Post (Mike Puma) — Between Noah Syndergaard and Drew Gagnon on Friday night, the Mets played “Game of Flush it Down the Throne.” What could have been a celebratory night, with five home runs blasted by the Mets and...
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Keon Broxton shows off power he never displayed with Mets

NY Post (Ted Holmlund) — Former Mets outfielder Keon Broxton must really be glad to be out of New York. In his first at-bat as an Oriole, Broxton, who was traded to Baltimore on Wednesday, belted a 474-foot, two-run homer...
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Symptom-free, Michael Conforto ready to replenish depleted Mets outfield

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — The Mets won’t be without Michael Conforto — or a left-handed bat — much longer. Conforto, who has been on the injured list since suffering a concussion in a collision with Robinson Cano on May...
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Matt Kemp becomes the Mets’ latest veteran option in outfield

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — The Mets added some extra outfield depth on Friday, signing Matt Kemp to a minor league deal, The Post’s Mike Puma confirmed. Kemp was released by the Cincinnati Reds on May 4, after the...
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Mets add struggling veteran Ervin Santana on minor league deal

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — The Mets gave Ervin Santana a shot Friday afternoon, signing the journeyman to a minor league contract, the team announced. Santana, a 15-year veteran, made three unsuccessful starts for the White...
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Steve Phillips: Brodie Van Wagenen’s boasts were mistake

NY Post (Justin Terranova) — Steve Phillips cringed when he heard it. That would be one of Mets general manager Brodie Van Wagenen’s boasts before the season started that his newly constructed team was the favorite to win the...
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TV networks can’t get enough cover-ups and obstructions

NY Post (Phil Mushnick) — “Gee, Mr. Edison! You just invented the light bulb! People will be able to see in the dark! What will you think of next?” “Next, Billy, I will invent the dark bulb. I will reverse the process —...
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Mets and Mickey Callaway’s real test will be coming soon enough

NY Post (Ken Davidoff) — The scores turned late and often this week at Citi Field, and if you really want to know the greater state of the National League East, here’s the true final tally for these past four wacky...
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Mets’ Steven Matz able to navigate through traffic

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — The traffic kept mounting and Steven Matz kept swerving through it without so much as a scratch. The Mets lefty put 12 runners on base — 10 hits and two walks — in six innings Thursday and lived...
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Blog Articles

Mets reinstate Conforto (concussion), DFA Davis

ESPN The Mets activated Michael Conforto from the seven-day concussion list and designated for assignment Rajai Davis, who had a whirlwind debut for New York earlier this week.
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Open Thread: Mets vs Tigers, 5/26/19

Amazin' Avenue (Brian Salvatore) — The Mets go for the series win after a slog of a game last night. Mets lineup Amed Rosario SS Dominic Smith 1B Michael Conforto RF Wilson Ramos C Todd Frazier 3B Carlos Gómez...
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Mets activate Michael Conforto, designate Rajai Davis for assignment

Amazin' Avenue (Allison McCague) — Conforto returns to the lineup after spending nine days on the injured list with a concussion. The Mets announced that Michael Conforto will be activated from the concussion injured list...
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Mets fans’ confidence hit a new low last week

Amazin' Avenue (Chris McShane) — The most recent FanPulse results were not good. Welcome to SB Nation FanPulse , a survey of fans across MLB. Each week, we send 30 polls to plugged in fans from each team. Mets ...
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Mets Morning News for May 26, 2019

Amazin' Avenue (Allison McCague) — Your Sunday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets Tomas Nido ’s walk-off home run in the thirteenth inning lifted the Mets to an extra-inning 5-4...
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Riding the Tiger

Faith and Fear in Flushing (Jason Fry) — On the one hand, the Mets have made the lowly Detroit Tigers into world-beaters, opponents every bit as formidable as, say, the Miami Marlins. Can’t we just play the Nationals 162 times a...
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Mets Daily Prospect Report, 5/26/19

Amazin' Avenue (Steve Sypa) — Catch up on all the Mets prospects in yesterday’s minor league action! *All results from games played on Saturday, May 25, 2019 Triple-A: Syracuse Mets (24-23) SCRANTON WILKES-BARRE 17,...
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Mets somehow beat Tigers in extra-inning slog

Amazin' Avenue (Chris McShane) — The Mets won on Saturday. Yay? By the time Tomas Nido hit his walk-off home run in the bottom of the thirteenth inning at Citi Field on Saturday night, much of the crowd who had arrived early...
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Brandon Nimmo has bulging disc and whiplash

Amazin' Avenue (Liam Murphy) — The injury originally labeled as inflammation turns out to be more serious than that Brandon Nimmo was originally put on the injured list with what the Mets described as a stiff neck. After...
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Final Score: Mets 5, Tigers 4—Wilson!!!

Amazin' Avenue (Robert Wolff) — Ramos provides Met offense early before backup catcher Nido walks it off in the thirteenth inning. Sure, baseball is quite the team game, but on Saturday afternoon at Citi Field, Wilson Ramos ...
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Open Thread: Mets vs. Tigers 5/25/19

Amazin' Avenue (David Capobianco) — Jason Vargas makes his return to the mound as the Mets try to even the series against Detroit. Mets lineup Amed Rosario - SS J.D. Davis - LF Pete Alonso - 1B Wilson Ramos - C ...
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Mets Daily Prospect Report, 5/25/19

Amazin' Avenue (Kenneth Lavin) — Catch up on all the Mets prospects in yesterday’s minor league action! *All results from games played on May 24, 2019 Triple-A - Syracuse Mets (24-22) SCRANTON WILKES-BARRE 6,...
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Mets Morning News for May 25, 2019

Amazin' Avenue (Jonathan Maseng) — Your Saturday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets Noah Syndergaard struggled mightily on Friday, giving up 6 runs in just a little over five innings...
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The Imperfect Hosts

Faith and Fear in Flushing (Greg Prince) — “Did you get everything we need for the party? I don’t think these painfully bland t-shirts we promised are going to excite anybody.”“Let’s see…I got two new players: Aaron...
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Five Mets home runs not enough in loss to Tigers

Amazin' Avenue (Allison McCague) — Noah Syndergaard got knocked around by a struggling offense in a back-and-forth affair at Citi Field. The Mets entered the night having won four straight games and the Tigers entered the...
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Final Score: Tigers 9, Mets 8—Big flies, Tigers, and Polar Bears, Oh My!

Amazin' Avenue (Allison McCague) — The Mets continue to get more than they ever could have imagined out of their depth pieces, but it wasn’t enough this time. The Mets lost to the Tigers in a true rollercoaster affair at Citi...
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Open Thread: Mets vs. Tigers, 5/24/19

Amazin' Avenue (Allison McCague) — Noah Syndergaard takes the hill for the Mets, looking to deliver his third straight quality start, as the Mets hope to keep their winning streak going. Mets lineup Amed Rosario - SS J.D....
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Mets activate Aaron Altherr, option Ryan O’Rourke to Triple-A Syracuse

Amazin' Avenue (Liam Murphy) — Aaron Altherr looks to find his form The Mets have activated recently acquired outfielder , Aaron Altherr. Claimed from the GIants, Altheer lost his job in the outfield with the Phillies in...
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Mets sign Matt Kemp to minor league deal

Amazin' Avenue (Chris McShane) — The Mets have suddenly started trying to rack up depth at a time that they sorely need it. The Mets have signed outfielder Matt Kemp to a minor league deal, according to Ken Rosenthal ,...
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Reports: Mets sign OF Kemp to minor-league deal

ESPN Along with Kemp, the Mets also signed veteran right-hander Ervin Santana to a minor league deal on Friday.
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