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Cy Young controversy is why baseball’s dumbest stat must die

NY Post (Ken Davidoff) — Maybe this column is superfluous. Maybe, to mix sports metaphors, this represents the equivalent of scoring a touchdown to take a 35-point lead, spiking the football then posing for a selfie with...
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The Mets’ Ron Hunt’s battle with Parkinson’s

NY Post (New York Post Video) — Former Met Ron Hunt was a fan favorite for getting hit by 243 pitches over 12 seasons. Now he’s battling Parkinson’s disease, but he hasn’t lost his fighting spirit.
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ESPN vet: They ‘hijacked’ the Cy Young for Jacob deGrom

NY Post (Kyle Schnitzer) — Michael Wilbon is somehow now even more cranky about Jacob deGrom winning the NL Cy Young award. The “Pardon The Interruption” co-host went on another bizarre tirade against the Mets...
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MLB rumors: Phillies, Yankees, Mets after Patrick Corbin?

NJ.com (Joe Giglio | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — The Phillies, Yankees and Mets could all be in the market to sign lefty Patrick Corbin.
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MLB trade rumors: Giants' Madison Bumgarner won't cost Yankees' Brian Cashman top dollar

NJ.com (Mike Rosenstein | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — There are several top-notch pitchers available on the trade market, including Cleveland Indians ace Corey Kluber, Arizona Diamondbacks ace Zack Greinke, Seattle Mariners left-hander James Paxton...
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MLB rumors: Who is Yankees' competition for Bryce Harper? Nationals? Phillies? White Sox?

NJ.com (Mike Rosenstein | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper headlines the MLB free agency class. Several deep-pocketed teams, including the New York Yankees and Philadelphia Phillies, are expected to bid for the...
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Jacob deGrom sticks with Brodie Van Wagenen’s old agency

NY Post (Mike Puma) — Jacob deGrom won’t be leaving his roots for new representation. The National League Cy Young Award winner has elected to remain with CAA, an industry source said Thursday, a day after deGrom...
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Beloved Met’s hard-nosed play has turned into a hard life: from beanings to Parkinson’s

NY Post (Ken Davidoff) — WENTZVILLE, Mo. — OK, before we get too deep into Ron Hunt’s entertaining baseball life and his troubling current battle, the man has a request. A half-kidding, half-definitely-not...
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Rob Manfred talked with new Mets GM about that ‘boycott’ tweet

NY Post (Ken Davidoff) — ATLANTA — Rob Manfred won’t boycott the Mets’ new general manager. The baseball commissioner divulged Thursday, at the conclusion of Major League Baseball’s owners meeting, that he has spoken with...
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MLB rumors: If Yankees want to give Bryce Harper a 'lifetime' contract, here's how much it could cost

NJ.com (Mike Rosenstein | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper and Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Manny Machado headline MLB free agency. Both players are expected to get contracts in excess of $300 million, with...
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Writer who didn’t vote for deGrom hangs up on WFAN host

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — The one baseball writer who didn’t make Jacob deGrom’s Cy Young Award win unanimous also apparently wasn’t in the mood to “Schmooze.” Long-time WFAN host Steve Somers, who landed an...
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Jacob deGrom at last gets a win: the Cy Young

NY Post (Mike Puma) — He is simply de best. Jacob deGrom’s historic season with the Mets received an exclamation point Wednesday, when the ace right-hander was named winner of the National League Cy Young award in a...
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Pre-agency: A $155.5 million solution for Jacob deGrom and Mets

NY Post (Joel Sherman) — The problem with the major league pay system is that — for the most part — teams artificially control a player’s salary in his first six or seven seasons through minimum wages and then...
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MLB trade rumors: How Yankees can get Corey Kluber AND Manny Machado

NJ.com (Mike Rosenstein | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman wants to add a bat to his lineup. He needs to add an arm to the rotation. Is there a scenario in which he signs Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Manny...
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Jacob deGrom will be worthy Cy Young successor to Felix Hernandez

NY Post (Ken Davidoff) — Over at the Baseball Writers’ Association of America’s (imaginary) headquarters, we call this “Awards Week.” Yet this specific week, here in 2018, feels bigger. Maybe we should call this one...
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Mets rookie impressed by ‘classy’ Brodie Van Wagenen

NY Post (Mike Puma) — Over Mexican food in Scottsdale, Ariz., the two rookies bonded, sharing visions of a big upcoming season for the Mets. Peter Alonso left that recent meeting impressed with his new general manager,...
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R.A. Dickey: With little to play for, Jacob deGrom delivered for fans

NY Post (R.A. Dickey) — 2012 Cy Young Award winner R.A. Dickey explains why Jacob deGrom should become the Mets’ fourth Cy Young winner in team history. As told to The Post’s Kevin Kernan. The thing that sticks out about...
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Doc Gooden: Jacob deGrom set an impossible standard

NY Post (Dwight Gooden) — 1985 Cy Young Award winner Dwight Gooden explains why Jacob deGrom should become the Mets’ fourth Cy Young winner in team history. As told to The Post’s Kevin Kernan. Every time Jacob deGrom took...
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‘Best year I’ve ever seen’: Mets fighting for deGrom’s Cy Young

NY Post (Dan Martin) — Dave Eiland doesn’t have a vote for the NL Cy Young Award, but the Mets pitching coach watched Jacob deGrom more closely than anyone in 2018 and made it clear the right-hander should be announced...
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Why Mets may be in hurry to reach David Wright settlement

NY Post (Ken Davidoff) — The Hot Stove schedule features more deadlines than a small-town library, and the Mets have one all to themselves. With the help of Major League Baseball, the Mets are working with their insurance...
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Blog Articles

Corey Oswalt made his debut with the Mets this season

Amazin' Avenue (Linda Surovich) — The righty was used both as a starter and out of the bullpen. On paper, Corey Oswalt ’s numbers do not look pretty from his first season in the big leagues. He finished the season with a 5.85...
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Mets Morning News for November 15, 2018

Amazin' Avenue (Bryan Brandom) — Your Friday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets Maybe the flowing locks were holding Jacob deGrom back. In his first major league season without his...
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Dom Smith showed potential in a roller coaster 2018

Amazin' Avenue (Teddy Zaphiris) — After struggling earlier in the season, Smith enjoyed a spark of success as a September call up. The 2018 season was a roller coaster for Dominic Smith. Although Smith struggled during his first...
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Mets Morning News for November 15, 2018

Amazin' Avenue (Linda Surovich) — Your Thursday morning dose of Jacob deGrom and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets Jacob deGrom is your 2018 National League Cy Young winner. There were two other strong...
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Winning For Losing

Faith and Fear in Flushing (Greg Prince) — First you noticed the last name, specifically its unorthodox spelling, and you made puns because it’s what you do with a last name that looks different. Then you got a load of the hair,...
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Jacob deGrom wins National League Cy Young Award

Amazin' Avenue (Vasilis Drimalitis) — deGrom was brilliant all season and became the first Met to win the award since R.A. Dickey in 2012 Jacob deGrom was named the National League Cy Young Award winner by the Baseball Writers’...
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Mets' deGrom (1.70 ERA) awarded NL Cy Young

ESPN Mets right-hander Jacob DeGrom, who led the majors with a 1.70 ERA, won the National League Cy Young Award on Wednesday night.
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Cy Young trophies for deGrom, Snell reflect analytics' impact

ESPN The Mets ace took home his trophy with just 10 wins, the Rays hurler with just over 180 IP, so voters looked deeper at their performance.
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Mets Morning News for November 14, 2018

Amazin' Avenue (Kory Powell) — Your Wednesday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets Andy Martino predicts the Mets and Jacob deGrom will soon begin extension talks. Kristie...
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Jacob Rhame has work to do coming off a poor 2018 season

Amazin' Avenue (Lukas Vlahos) — The young right-hander struggled in 2018. The Mets acquired Jacob Rhame in 2017, receiving him from the Dodgers in exchange for Curtis Granderson. He came over as a guy with a good...
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What sets Jacob deGrom's Cy-worthy season apart?

ESPN If the Mets ace wins the NL Cy Young Award on Wednesday -- as he should -- we'll know for sure that judging pitchers' performance has entered a new age.
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Mets Morning News for November 13, 2018

Amazin' Avenue (Jonathan Maseng) — Your Tuesday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links Meet the Mets What does the future hold now that Jacob deGrom ’s former agent is his new GM? No one really knows. ...
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A blockbuster offseason move for all 30 teams

ESPN Want to make a hot stove splash? Start with these bold trades and free-agent additions.
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Mets announce 2019 promotional schedule

Amazin' Avenue (Vasilis Drimalitis) — The team will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the ‘69 Mets from June 28-30 The New York Mets announced their 2019 promotional schedule earlier today, which includes the return of Free Shirt...
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Episode 300: Live at Mikkeller

Amazin' Avenue (Brian Salvatore) — This week, the podcast celebrates 300 episodes, and does so in style.  Welcome back to Amazin’ Avenue Audio, where we return celebrate the past and look to the future. This week, Brian...
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Mets Morning News for November 12, 2018

Amazin' Avenue (Allison McCague) — Your Monday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets James Wagner talked to Brodie Van Wagenen and executives from other teams about his unique position ...
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Mets Arizona Fall League Update: Week 5

Amazin' Avenue (Steve Sypa) — Catch up on the Mets’ prospects playing in the Arizona Fall League with our weekly update. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5 SCOTTSDALE 5, MESA 4 ( BOX ) 1B Peter Alonso : 2-4, R, HR (5), 3 RBI, K 2B...
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Mets Morning News for November 11, 2018

Amazin' Avenue (Allison McCague) — Your Saturday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links . Meet the Mets Joel Sherman outlines the argument for why the Mets should be aggressively spending this...
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Mets Morning News for November 10, 2018

Amazin' Avenue (Jonathan Maseng) — Your Saturday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets J.P. Ricciardi has ended his eight year tenure with the Mets, departing by mutual decision. The...
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Mets remain interested in upgrading their catching

Amazin' Avenue (Linda Surovich) — Catch him if you can. According to Jon Heyman, the Mets remain interested in acquiring a catcher this offseason. It was reported yesterday that Wilson Ramos and Martin Maldonado were...
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