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Matt Harvey aware he's in poor standing with Mets

CHICAGO — Matt Harvey was mad. The righthander stormed through the clubhouse to stand in front of his locker and face questions about his night, about his journey back from thoracic outlet syndrome surgery. He glared at reporters and challenged questions, but the 29-year old was mad at himself. “It’s kind of hard to take any positives out of the ...

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Why Mets should consider picking up Asdrubal Cabrera's option

CHICAGO — Asdrubal Cabrera has been making his case. The Mets veteran infielder who demanded to be traded when he was moved off of shortstop in June, is looking to prove he is a viable infielder for next season. He’s been steady at third base, pretty good at second base and his bat of late is speaking volumes. Cabrera was ...

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Jay Bruce: Trade to Indians saved me from ‘least fun’ Mets

Jay Bruce is much happier now that he’s not on the Mets. On Aug. 1, Bruce seemed resigned to making the best of a bad situation. The outfielder who the Mets had shopped around for basically nine months watched the non-waiver trade deadline go by and no teams had made a deal for him. He’d thought he’d be on a ...

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Mets pitchers continue to try and adapt to power-hitting league

CHICAGO — Just before the All-Star break, Zack Wheeler sat in front of his locker at Busch Stadium and undid the seams on a baseball. The Mets righthander methodically took the leather off and started unraveling the string inside. One of the Mets pitchers frustrated by the rate of home runs against them was looking for an answer. The Mets ...

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Latest loss to Cubs guarantees Mets won’t finish over .500

CHICAGO — Robert Gsellman struggled to just get through four innings, the Mets offense was too little too late and they lost to the Cubs 8-3 at Wrigley Field. It was the Mets second straight loss and their 81st loss of the season. While a given for a couple weeks now, Tuesday night’s loss mathematically guarantees that they will not ...

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Darryl Strawberry rips Mets, praises George Steinbrenner

Darryl Strawberry says the Mets turned their backs on him, so he’s returning the favor. That was the overarching sentiment from the former Mets and Yankees World Champion in an interview with WABC Radio on Tuesday, saying that he’s choosing the Bronx Bombers over their Queens counterparts because the latter doesn’t respect the players from the 1986 team. “The players ...

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Mets ‘concerned’ over Erik Goeddel’s possible vertigo issues

CHICAGO — Erik Goeddel was left behind in New York to be seen by team doctors after suffering dizziness and blurred vision for several days. The right-handed reliever has experienced symptoms similar to vertigo, but the doctors were checking to make sure it was nothing more serious. “I always am concerned,” Mets manager Terry Collins said. ” Anytime you have ...

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Mets get Eric Hanhold from Brewers to complete Neil Walker trade

The Mets acquired Eric Hanhold from the Brewers as the player to be named later to complete the Aug. 12 trade involving Neil Walker. The right-handed pitcher went 8-3 with two saves and a 3.94 ERA in 30 games, three starts for Class A Carolina (A) of the Carolina League in 2017. The 6-5, 220-pounder struck out 60 and issued ...

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Mets to host Cardinals at Citi Field to open 2018 season

The Mets – and the rest of baseball – will open the 2018 season on March 29. The Mets will host the Cardinals at Citi Field that day, according to the schedules released by Major League Baseball Tuesday. The Mets will play the AL East next season, meaning six Subway Series games. The Mets will host the Yankees in June ...

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Juan Lagares working to show Mets he’s more than a backup

This is not who Juan Lagares believes he is. The 2014 Gold Glove center fielder has spent the past two seasons dealing with injuries and fighting for his spot in the Mets’ lineup. That is not how he saw it going when he signed an extension with the Mets in spring of 2015. “I don’t see myself as a backup ...

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