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A statement Zack Wheeler season comes to quiet end

NY Post (Mike Puma) — PHILADELPHIA — It’s Zack to the future for the No. 2 component of the Mets’ talented rotation. Zack Wheeler’s 2018 season officially ended Wednesday, when manager Mickey Callaway announced a...
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Mickey Callaway: Expanded rosters are getting out of hand

NY Post (Mike Puma) — PHILADELPHIA — Count Mickey Callaway among those who would like to see a change to the September roster rules. “There’s probably too many people active at this point,” the Mets manager said before...
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Steven Matz does all he can before Mets bullpen blows it

NY Post (Mike Puma) — PHILADELPHIA — Steven Matz showed a little love for a rotation brother Tuesday night. It was a small contribution in the grand scheme, but NL Cy Young award candidate Aaron Nola departed the scene...
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Zack Wheeler forcing Mets into decision they never saw coming

NY Post (Mike Puma) — PHILADELPHIA — Jacob deGrom is hardly the only pitcher in the Mets rotation whose long-term future could soon become a subject of debate within the organization. Of more immediacy is Zack...
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Mets get up-close look at their potential catching solution

NY Post (Mike Puma) — PHILADELPHIA — Wilson Ramos isn’t about to jinx himself and start discussing free agency, but he will admit the Mets have the kind of starting pitching talent in place that might be appealing to a...
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Michael Conforto went absolutely nuts on the Phillies

NY Post (Mike Puma) — PHILADELPHIA — As dramatic as Michael Conforto’s drop-off was in the season’s first half, his rise in the second has been even more pronounced. The Mets outfielder has regained All-Star form in...
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New York sports just hit a rare, miserable low

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — It feels like we’ve done so much losing around here the past couple of years. We’ve discussed plenty in this space that we are presently in the largest championship drought in our history of a...
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Mets’ radio booth could face shakeup at new station

NY Post (Andrew Marchand) — The next step in the Mets’ radio game is deciding who will be sitting next to Howie Rose in the 880-WCBS AM booth and who will be doing the pre- and postgame. For the No. 2 play-by-play position,...
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Mets officially have a new radio home

NY Post (Mark W. Sanchez) — The Mets officially have a new radio home for next season. Entercom and the Mets have reached an agreement that will make WCBS 880 the new host for the team’s games through the 2025 season....
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Yankees now can thank Mets for potential Red Sox party

NY Post (Kevin Kernan) — BOSTON — Thanks to the Mets, the Red Sox can clinch the AL East Tuesday afternoon at Yankee Stadium. They will have three shots at a celebration in The Bronx. Clinching the division on the home...
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Amed Rosario is quietly proving himself to the Mets

NY Post (Mike Puma) — BOSTON — Amed Rosario’s recent numbers boost includes production against quality competition. Exhibit A might be his weekend at Fenway Park, where the Mets shortstop went 4-for-13 (.308) in three...
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Jacob deGrom brought his tricky Cy Young case to Red Sox

NY Post (Mike Puma) — BOSTON — Jacob deGrom wasn’t about to let a Green Monster put a scare into his National League Cy Young award dreams. There was a hiccup Sunday against this powerhouse Red Sox lineup, but the Mets...
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The pitching duel that will make Mets-Red Sox worth watching

NY Post (Mike Puma) — BOSTON — A relatively low-stakes Sunday afternoon game could have the feeling of a heavyweight bout. In one corner will stand major league ERA leader Jacob deGrom, for the Mets. In the...
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Jeff McNeil making striking impression — but not striking out

NY Post (Kevin Kernan) — BOSTON — Jeff McNeil has come a long way at the perfect time. In a terribly depressing season for the Mets, McNeil offers hope that keeps coaches going, that their hard work is worth it, as McNeil...
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Dominic Smith’s brutal day highlights troubling Mets loss

NY Post (Mike Puma) — BOSTON — Through all his troubles at the plate at the major league level, Dominic Smith’s first-base defense hasn’t been an issue for the Mets. But Saturday was one of those days Smith looked just...
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Jay Bruce wants this Mets audition to mean something

NY Post (Mike Puma) — BOSTON — Even as the ball explodes off his bat with more frequency, Jay Bruce just wants this season to end. The Mets aren’t playing for the postseason, and Bruce — despite five homers and 14 RBIs...
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Mets dugout thrown into chaos by Fenway Park rat

NY Post (Anthony Barstow) — Rats. No, no one in the Mets dugout was upset over their 8-0 win Friday at Fenway Park. They were upset about the actual rats in the dugout. The furry visitor – the sort New York City-dwelling...
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David Wright might get to pinch hit before playing finale

NY Post (Mike Puma) — BOSTON — David Wright’s last scheduled game is Sept. 29, but that doesn’t mean the Mets captain will be inactive until then. On Friday, manager Mickey Callaway indicated he plans to use Wright in...
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Umpires should just stay out of the way like they’re supposed to

NY Post (Kevin Kernan) — BOSTON — That was some walk-off home run umpire Tom Hallion hit on Thursday. That’s why he was standing on home plate, right? Here was Todd Frazier celebrating his Game 1 walk-off home run over...
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Noah Syndergaard dominates as Mets steamroll Red Sox

NY Post (Mike Puma) — BOSTON — Noah Syndergaard’s trend of bad start followed by good spilled over into Fenway Park on Friday, where the merciless Red Sox were tamed by the unpredictable Mets right-hander. In a...
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Blog Articles

Mets shutting down Wheeler after solid season

ESPN Mets manager Mickey Callaway said Wednesday that Zach Wheeler is being shut down for precautionary reasons and won't make his final two starts this season. Wheeler has gone 12-7 with a 3.31 ERA in...
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Mets are shutting down Zack Wheeler

Amazin' Avenue (Vasilis Drimalitis) — The team is choosing to be cautious with Wheeler, who had a career year The New York Mets announced today that they are shutting down Zack Wheeler for the remainder of the 2018 season. ...
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Great Isringhausen’s Ghost!

Faith and Fear in Flushing (Greg Prince) — You don’t have to be from east of Queens to know Long Island’s Own Steven Matz can do only so much for us. Tuesday night in Philadelphia, LIOSM did more than Mets fans from Montauk to Great Neck...
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Minor League Review: Brooklyn Cyclones

Amazin' Avenue (Steve Sypa) — Reviewing the 2018 Brooklyn Cyclones season. Season Record 40-35 (New York-Penn League McNamara Division, 2nd Place) In the past, you used to be able to count on a handful of things: death,...
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Mets Morning News for September 19, 2018

Amazin' Avenue (Kory Powell) — Your Wednesday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets The Mets bullpen could not back up a solid start from Steven Matz on Tuesday night. After Matz ...
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Mets vs. Phillies Recap: Bullpen falters after Matz goes deep

Amazin' Avenue (Linda Surovich) — At least Aaron Nola’s ERA rose. For the first time in twenty-two years , the Mets lost a game when their starting pitcher went deep. Steven Matz put them on the board early with his second...
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Final Score: Phillies 5, Mets 2-Bullpen blow up

Amazin' Avenue (Linda Surovich) — The bullpen was dreadful in the sixth inning. Steven Matz was the star of the show but once he was out of the game it fell apart quickly and the Mets fell to the Phillies 5-2. Even Matz ...
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Open Thread: Mets vs. Phillies, 9/18/18.

Amazin' Avenue (Linda Surovich) — Michael Conforto looks to stay hot against Philadelphia. Mets Lineup Amed Rosario - SS Jeff McNeil - 2B Michael Conforto - LF Jay Bruce - RF Todd Frazier - 3B Brandon Nimmo -...
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Still Standing

Faith and Fear in Flushing (Jason Fry) — I usually have a favorite player, but as a grown man how I acquire one has changed. It’s impossible, for instance, for me to make heroes out of young men who could quite literally be my own...
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Jacob deGrom’s stellar season: Start #30

Amazin' Avenue (Linda Surovich) — The righty kept his streak alive against a potent offense. Jacob deGrom ’s thirtieth start came against a Red Sox team that is averaging over five runs per game, which is the best in the...
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Mets Morning News for September 18, 2018

Amazin' Avenue (Jonathan Maseng) — Your Tuesday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets If only the Mets could play the Phillies every night of the season. The Amazins continued their...
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David Wright: Superstar, the t-shirt!

Amazin' Avenue (AA Editorial) — Let the world know that David Wright has always been a superstar! A little less than a week ago, the Mets and David Wright announced that the captain of the team, who has spent his entire...
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Phillies can’t handle Scooter as Mets win easily

Amazin' Avenue (Lukas Vlahos) — Michael Conforto’s big day led the Mets to a 9-4 win. Michael Conforto put the league on notice in a 9-4 win over the Phillies . Conforto led the Mets with three hits, his 26th home run of...
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Final Score: Mets 9, Phillies 4 - Scoot Scoot

Amazin' Avenue (Lukas Vlahos) — Michael Conforto picked up a rare poor outing from Zack Wheeler to get the Mets a win. It wasn’t perfect, but the Mets continued to play spoiler for the Phillies , winning 9-4 in...
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Open Thread: Mets vs Phillies, 9/17/18

Amazin' Avenue (Lukas Vlahos) — Zack Wheeler takes the mound with the Mets looking to bury the Phillies’ playoff hopes. Mets Lineup Amed Rosario - SS Jeff McNeil - 2B Michael Conforto - LF Todd Frazier - 3B Brandon...
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Player Meter: Pitchers, September 10-16

Amazin' Avenue (Allison McCague) — A quick review of how the Mets’ pitchers fared over the past week. Ah, September baseball. It makes for an awfully crowded pitcher meter. After mixed results last week, the Mets ’ entire...
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Mets storm the City of Brotherly Love for a three-game showdown with the Phillies

Amazin' Avenue (Vasilis Drimalitis) — The Mets look to deal a deadly blow to Philadelphia’s dwindling playoff hopes The New York Mets (69-80) close out their season series against the Philadelphia Phillies (76-72), who are...
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Player Meter: Position players, September 10-16

Amazin' Avenue (Allison McCague) — A quick review of how the Mets’ position players fared over the past week. As a team, the Mets had a pretty good week overall. They took three out of four from the Miami Marlins and lost a...
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Minor League Review: Columbia Fireflies

Amazin' Avenue (Steve Sypa) — Reviewing the 2018 Columbia Fireflies season. Season Record 34-33/30-37 (South Atlantic League Southern Division, 4th place) When the 2018 season began, the Columbia Fireflies looked like a...
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WCBS 880 to become new radio home of the Mets

Amazin' Avenue (Allison McCague) — The New York Mets and Entercom have announced a multiyear deal that starts in 2019. Starting next season, the Mets will be broadcast on a new radio station. WCBS 880 announced that its parent...
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