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Disparity in home runs between Mets and their opponents is a constant source of frustration

$Newsday The relationship isn't absolute. But over the years, it has proved to be a telling barometer, one that still carries weight with Mets general manager Sandy Alderson.
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Parlay ball! LLWS absurdity hasn’t hit its growth spurt yet

NY Post (Phil Mushnick) — Just in case you’re not yet convinced that the world has become unglued, try this one on: Online and offshore gambling sites have been posting odds and accepting bets for...
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Mets to scout Cuban shortstop: sources

NY Post (Mike Puma) — LOS ANGELES — The Mets are paying attention to the market for Cuban defectors, but it remains unlikely a star of Yasiel Puig’s magnitude will be arriving at Citi Field...
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Mets: Lucas Duda is having a breakout year but won't tell you about it (Mike Vorkunov | The Star-Ledger) — Duda now fourth in the National League in home runs but his loud swing does more talking than he does. Learn about the Mets' quiet and dangerous first baseman
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MLB trade rumors: Are Angels looking at Mets starter Bartolo Colon to replace Garrett Richards? (Mike Vorkunov | The Star-Ledger) — But for Anaheim to land Colon would be a complicated process. The Mets would have to put Colon on waivers and then one of two things has to happen.
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Yankees call up Zelous Wheeler, send down Chase Whitley

$Newsday The Yankees added infielder Zelous Wheeler prior to Thursday's 1:05 p.m. game against the Astros. Righthanded pitcher Chase Whitley was sent to the minors to make room on the roster for Wheeler.
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There’s only one problem with Zack Wheeler pitching so well

NY Post (Mike Puma) — OAKLAND, Calif. — Zack Wheeler wanted to keep going, but the line had been drawn. After watching the right-hander throw 120 pitches in his previous start, manager Terry Collins brought...
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Aaron Judge, Mark Payton highlight Tampa power show

$Newsday An overview of the Yankees minor league affiliates on Wednesday:
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Dilson Herrera homers again, Matthew Bowman shines in loss

$Newsday Here’s an overview of the Mets minor league affiliates on Wednesday:
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(WATCH) ALS Ice Bucket Challenges: Did you miss any? They're all here (A.J. Perez | — Viral campaign has raised more than $31.5 million since it was launched late last month.
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Replacing an injured Mejia, Familia picks up five-out save

NY Post (Mike Puma) — OAKLAND, Calif. — Jeurys Familia knew he was in for extended duty. With closer Jenrry Mejia bothered by tightness in his lower back, it was on Familia to get the...
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Mets Insider: Bartolo Colon is returning to briefly pitch in

NY Daily News (KRISTIE ACKERT) — Bartolo Colon will rejoin the Mets this weekend and start against the Dodgers on Sunday. The righthander left before his last scheduled start, rushing back to his native Dominican Republic on...
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Grieving Bartolo Colon opts to pitch Sunday

$Newsday At his own insistence, Bartolo Colon will come off the bereavement list to start for the Mets against the Dodgers on Sunday. Colon will then return to the Dominican Republic to attend funeral...
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Lucas Duda’s 3-run HR ignites offense as Mets snap skid

NY Post (Mike Puma) — OAKLAND, Calif. — The continued development of their young pitchers aside, the best thing to happen to the Mets this season wears No. 21 and swings for the fences. Lucas...
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Lucas Duda's 3-run HR highlights Mets' offensive revival in win over A's

$Newsday With their postseason chances all but extinguished, the only meaningful baseball ahead for the Mets will come from being pests for teams with brighter days ahead.
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Lucas Duda, Eric Campbell bring Mets bats back to life in 8-5 win over A’s

NY Daily News (KRISTIE ACKERT) — OAKLAND - On the day the Mets offense finally busted open, it was their defense that almost blew up in their face. New York committed three errors, but held on to escape Coliseum with a 8-5...
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Zack Wheeler, Lucas Duda lead Mets past Athletics, 8-5 (Michael J. Fensom | The Star-Ledger) — Right-hander and brawny power hitter continue encouraging seasons for Mets
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Kirk Nieuwenhuis scratched from Mets lineup with sore neck (Michael J. Fensom | The Star-Ledger) — Reserve outfielder has been bothered by neck stiffness since Mets arrived in California Monday
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Mets' Dana Eveland gets cortisone shot to relieve left elbow soreness (Michael J. Fensom | The Star-Ledger) — Left-hander not available out of bullpen for series finale against Athletics
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Blog Articles

Matsuzaka blanks Baby Bombers

ESPN (Adam Rubin) — Daisuke Matsuzaka#16 RPNew York Mets2014 STATSGM28W3L3BB44K71ERA3.87NEW YORK -- Making his third rehab start, Daisuke Matsuzaka tossed five scoreless innings for the Brooklyn Cyclones in a 2-0 win...
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A 'prediction run' at Dublin Deck

$Newsday When a spot is really hot, the usual move is to “run” over and hang out – but on Sunday morning the staff at Dublin Deck in Patchogue would like you to actually run away from its waterside...
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Open in Atlantic Beach: Anthony's Family Style Restaurant

$Newsday New to Atlantic Beach is Anthony’s Family Style Restaurant, which takes over the site that once housed Chez Peter.
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Mets Trade Rumors: Could Bartolo Colon be dealt to the Angels?

Amazin' Avenue (Thomas Rende) — The Angels have a need, but could Colon even get to them in waivers? In the wake of Garrett Richards's gruesome  injury covering first base , the Angels seem like a potential fit for a Bartolo...
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Relish in Kings Park to go on 10-day vacation

$Newsday If you’re craving the ricotta pancakes, cheeseburger with hand-cut fries or Philadelphia roast pork sandwich at Relish in Kings Park, better get there by Sunday.
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Series preview: Mets at Dodgers

ESPN (Adam Rubin) — Getty ImagesThe Mets face Dan Haren, Zack Greinke and Kevin Correia this weekend at Dodger Stadium.METS (60-68, fourth place/NL East) vs. LOS ANGELES DODGERS (71-57*, first place/NL West)Friday:...
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Healey: Wheeler's changeup a key part of success

Amazin' Avenue (Chris Strohmaier) — As Zack Wheeler continues his development into a premier pitcher, much of his success can be attributed to his changeup. Zack Wheeler's road to Major League Baseball was predicated on his...
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Weekend family fun on Long Island: Marvel Universe Live!, Big Apple Circus and more

$Newsday Looking for things to do with the kids this weekend? From Marvel Universe Live! and the Big Apple Circus to turtles, trains and more, there is plenty happening on Long Island. Here are my top five...
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Yankees call up Zelous Wheeler, send down Chase Whitley

$Newsday The Yankees added infielder Zelous Wheeler prior to Thursday's 1:05 p.m. game against the Astros. Righthanded pitcher Chase Whitley was sent to the minors to make room on the roster for Wheeler.
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Roundup: East Hampton Town meeting to address helicopter noise

$Newsday East Hampton Town will be the site of a special meeting this month to hear mounting complaints about noise resulting from intensifying helicopter traffic over the East End.
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Only Dem primary debate for governor likely to include a Republican

$Newsday ALBANY _ The only debate in the governor’s race before the Sept. 9 Democratic primary apparently won’t include Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
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Levittown lawyer lays out property tax plan in Senate race against Hannon

$Newsday Ethan Irwin, the Democratic candidate in Nassau’s 6th Senate District, has rolled out a three-point property tax relief plan.
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Mets captain David Wright is going to be just fine

Amazin' Avenue (Nathan Gismot) — Despite suffering the worst season of his career, the Mets' captain is going to be all right. We hope. It isn’t news that David Wright is having a bad year at the plate. It hasn't been fun to...
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James Franco, 'Michael' co-stars film at East Rockaway High School

$Newsday Sporting sunglasses and a leather jacket, actor James Franco greeted about 70 fans late Wednesday night who had been staked outside East Rockaway High School for hours waiting for a glimpse of the...
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Fuschillo backs Venditto to replace him in State Senate

$Newsday Former Republican State Sen. Charles Fuschillo, who vacated the seat late last year, has officially endorsed Nassau Legis. Michael Venditto to replace him in the 8th Senate District.
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The Perception Gap, Part 2: How Mets fans, others see David Wright, Daniel Murphy, and Juan Lagares

Amazin' Avenue (Daniel Stein-Sayles) — How are these three positions players viewed? In part two of this series, we take a look at how Mets fans and non-Mets fans see three of the team's players: David Wright, Daniel Murphy, and Juan...
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The View From Behind the Backstop: Brad Wieck, Josh Prevost, and James Duff

Amazin' Avenue (Jeffrey Paternostro) — The Mets 2014 draft class included a lot of very tall pitchers. Is this perhaps a new market inefficiency? Brad Wieck Height: 6'9" Weight: 255 LHP, Brooklyn (SS-A) Age: 22 Acquired:...
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Billy Joel, Garth Brooks land ASCAP Centennial Award

$Newsday Billy Joel, Garth Brooks, Stevie Wonder, Stephen Sondheim and Joan Baez will receive the first ASCAP Centennial Award to celebrate the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers' 100th...
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No debate planned as Dem primary for governor nears

$Newsday ALBANY _ With just three weeks to go before the state’s Democratic primary, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo so far continues to refuse to commit to any debate with liberal challenger Zephyr Teachout.
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