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A Mets pitching prospect you should know (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for — Though the 23-year-old isn't highly heralded, Backman sees a major league future for him.
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Wally Backman could be with Mets full-time in 2015

NY Daily News (KRISTIE ACKERT) — There have been initial discussions within the organization about moving third-base coach Tim Teufel into the role of hitting coach, which would then make a spot for Triple-A manager — and fan...
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Source: Mets, Sandy Alderson close to extension

$Newsday The Mets and general manager Sandy Alderson are close to agreeing on a multi-year extension, according to a source.
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Mets giving Sandy Alderson ‘multi-year’ extension

NY Post (Mike Puma) — Sandy Alderson is on his way back to the Mets, for 2015 and beyond. According to an industry source, the Mets general manager is close to finalizing a “multi-year” contract...
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Were Mets right to bring back GM Sandy Alderson? (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for — Vote in the poll and let us know if you thought the Mets made the right call in bringing back Alderson.
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Tim Teufel could take over as Mets hitting coach: source

NY Post (Mike Puma) — The Mets might consider a little “Teuf love” in an attempt to change their “tough luck” hitting. With general manager Sandy Alderson getting a multi-year extension and manager Terry Collins...
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Does Travis d'Arnaud deserve a spot on National League Rookie of the Year ballot? (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for — In an unimpressive National League rookie class, d'Arnaud deserves more than just passing notice.
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Mets, GM Sandy Alderson near contract extension, according to sources

NY Daily News (ANDY MARTINO) — The Mets and Sandy Alderson are progressing toward a contract extension that will be for approximately three years, but with details still to be worked out, according to major league sources.
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Mets pick up 2015 option on GM Sandy Alderson and negotiating extension, report says (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for — Though the results have not been evident, Alderson has won praise for rehabilitating the Mets farm system.
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Mets superhero rookies meet a whole lot of spandex

NY Post (John DeMarzo) — The @Mets rookies might be competition for the Avengers and the Justice League: — Cut4 (@Cut4) September 22, 2014 Ah, rookie hazing in baseball. In this...
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MLB forms committee to study pace of game, Mets GM Sandy Alderson a member (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for — Mets GM Sandy Alderson is among six committee members, including MLB exec VP Joe Torre.
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Could Mets make in-season breaks a preventative measure for pitchers (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for — The difficulty is in trying to exercise the strategy. Pitchers are already being protected more than ever before and it could be difficult to explain to a starter without any immediate health...
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Is Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada better suited as backup? (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for — He has had some success in that job since being displaced by Wilmer Flores.
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Braves eliminated from playoffs with loss to Mets, could lead to front office changes (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for — The Braves are under .500 now after losing eight of their last 10 games.
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Tejada could be backup shortstop for Mets in 2015

NY Post (Mike Puma) — ATLANTA — Ruben Tejada may have found his niche. The Mets shortstop was inconsistent as a starter this season, but might be more suited for backup duty and come to...
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Jacob deGrom shines again as Mets top Braves 10-2

$Newsday DeLighted to run rookie sensation Jacob deGrom out to the mound again, the Mets soundly deFeated the Atlanta Braves, 10-2, Sunday to complete a three-game sweep that moved them within a half game...
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Mets' Jacob deGrom dominates Braves in possible final start of season (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for — The Mets will reassess this week whether deGrom will start again.
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LOOK: Mets rookies play dress up, wear super hero outfits (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for — The Mets made their rookies wear theirs today on the way out of Turner Field after a three game sweep
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Jacob deGrom makes possible last start one to remember

NY Post (Mike Puma) — ATLANTA — Jacob deGrom’s NL Rookie of the Year candidacy has gone about as smoothly as the Mets could have hoped, but now it’s a matter of the team deciding...
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Jacob deGrom boosts Rookie of the Year chances, Mets sweep Braves with 10-2 win

NY Daily News (KRISTIE ACKERT) — That may have to be enough for Jacob deGrom. Though the Mets right-hander is vying for the Rookie of the Year award, he may have made his last start of the season Sunday, beating the hapless...
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Blog Articles

Mets Mind Boggler: Can you name all of the team's general managers?

Amazin' Avenue (Chris McShane) — It's not as easy as it might sound. Earlier today, we learned that the Mets would  pick up general manager Sandy Alderson's 2015 option and are finalizing an extension with him. Hired after...
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Mets move into second-place tie

ESPN (Adam Rubin) — NEW YORK -- On the day the Atlanta Braves fired general manager Frank Wren, they also suffered a 1-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday.That allowed the Mets to move even with the Braves for...
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Series preview: Mets at Nationals

ESPN (Adam Rubin) — Getty ImagesThe Mets are due to face Tanner Roark, Gio Gonzalez and Doug Fister in the final road series of the season.METS (76-80, third place/NL East) vs. WASHINGTON NATIONALS (91-64, first...
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Haber wins Green Party nomination; files late campaign finance report with the state

$Newsday Democratic State Senate candidate Adam Haber won a write-in ballot effort to appear under the Green Party line come Nov. 4th, according to Nassau election officials, but party members are vowing...
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Rep. Israel urges increased defense 'tools' to Ukraine

$Newsday Rep. Steve Israel (D-Huntington) called for the U.S. to provide more military support to Ukraine against Russia, at a press conference at Eisenhower Park on Monday.
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Taxi signs still promote tax freeze despite proposed increase

$Newsday Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano’s proposed 2015 budget, which calls for a 3.4 percent increase in general and sewer property taxes, was listed for a vote on the agendas for the...
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Sources: Mets to extend Alderson

Bergen (Matt Ehalt) — The Mets are set to pick up general manager Sandy Alderson’s extension for the 2015 season and extend his deal, multiple sources confirmed. Indications were Alderson would be back next season, and...
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AG, opponent spar over green credentials

$Newsday    Democrat Attorney General Eric Schneiderman called for action Monday on climate change, sparking his Republican rival to challenge the incumbent’s environmental credentials.
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NBC denies Kenan Thompson departure report on TMZ

$Newsday Kenan Thompson -- king of "Saturday Night Live" if royalty is measured in terms of seasons (eleven and counting) -- is leaving the show at the end of next season, according to a report on TMZ that...
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Open in Water Mill: Sabrosa Mexican Grill

$Newsday New to Water Mill is Sabrosa Mexican Grill, where you can build your own taco, burrito, salad or burrito bowl — in the same manner as you'd do at Chipotle Mexican Grill. Similarly,...
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Antonette's in Bellmore closes

$Newsday After almost 10 years of serving Italian fare, Antonette's in Bellmore has closed. The restaurant announced the expiration of its 10-year lease on its Facebook page.
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Mets pick up Sandy Alderson's 2015 option, working on a three year contract extension

Amazin' Avenue (Steve Schreiber) — After thoroughly rebuilding the farm system over the past four seasons, the Mets GM will stick around a little longer in order to see his efforts hopefully pay off. Ken Rosenthal tweeted this...
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5 simple solutions to make bath time more fun

$Newsday Do you have a bath time routine for your kids? In my house, my husband and I divide and conquer. One of us will bathe our 3-year-old daughter and the other will bathe our 1-year-old son. This way,...
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At 90, spice maker wins $25G in small biz contest

$Newsday Earl Fultz, a 90-year-old entrepreneur who started the seasoning business cHarissa two years with his late wife, Moroccan native Gloria Elmaleh, has won a $25,000 small business contest he hopes...
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Alderson on pace-of-game committee

ESPN (Adam Rubin) — NEW YORK -- Major League Baseball announced that Sandy Alderson is part of a committee trying to find ways to speed up the game.Atlanta Braves president John Schuerholtz is chairing the...
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Braves fire general manager Frank Wren

Amazin' Avenue (Huy Nguyen) — The general manager has been released after seven seasons at the helm. Frank Wren has been relieved of his duties as the Atlanta Braves ' general manager, the team  announced today . After a...
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Garden City Hotel toasts fall with cocktails

$Newsday At 10:29 p.m., autumn arrives. And mixologists at The Garden City Hotel's Polo Lounge have a trio of cocktails to celebrate it.
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Cheerleaders stay spirited despite being grounded at homecoming

$Newsday New Half Hollow Hills East High School cheerleading coach Kelly Cabasso plans to start a "big sisters, little sisters" like mentorship program among her team members.
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'The Blacklist' what, for Red, Berlin, Lizzy...?

$Newsday "The Blacklist," the most successful new drama across all four major broadcast networks last season, returns Monday to a second season and lots of questions. Can the momentum continue? (Yes.)...
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Reward offered for stolen Hermes handbag

$Newsday Southampton Village Police said they're looking for a man who is suspected of stealing a designer handbag from a store earlier this month.
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