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Neil Walker latest victim in verbal war between Mets, Yankees

PHILADELPHIA — Neil Walker learned a hard lesson about New York’s two baseball teams Thursday night. After the Yankees and Mets failed to conclude a deal for slugger Jay Bruce, the back-and-forth leaking of details put the Mets second baseman on the defense. A Mets source claimed Friday that the Yankees had all but finalized a deal for Walker on ...

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Mets offense explodes for 10 runs in win over Phillies

PHILADELPHIA —- The Mets last man standing left Thursday night’s game wincing in pain. Jacob deGrom left the game in the seventh inning after taking a line drive off his pitching arm. The Mets held on for their fourth shutout of the season, a 10-0 win over the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. The team announced that after X-Rays showing ...

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Jacob deGrom leaves Mets game after getting hit in arm with liner

PHILADELPHIA — Jacob deGrom left the game in the seventh inning after taking a line drive off his pitching arm. The Mets right hander had thrown 6.2 scoreless innings when Nick Williams’ 99-mile an hour line drive hit him on the back of his right-upper arm in the triceps area. The team announced that deGrom suffered a “contusion” of the ...

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Dominic Smith to be called up, join Mets in Philly on Friday

PHILADELPHIA — Dominic Smith is finally getting the call. The Mets next top prospect was called up from Triple-A Las Vegas to the majors Friday and will join the major league team Friday. Amidst defending his deal with the Indians sending slugger Jay Bruce to Cleveland in return of an unconventional, lower-level prospect, Sandy Alderson announced the expected move to ...

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See every nickname Yankees, Mets will sport for Players Weekend

TORONTO — From Aug. 25-27 in the Bronx, you may not be able to recognize the Bombers. That’s because they won’t be wearing their signature pinstripes. Instead, in a joint venture by MLB and the Players Association that is sure to drive purists crazy but just as easily connect with younger fans, the league has decided to have teams wear ...

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Mets trade OF Jay Bruce to Indians for minor-league prospect

For almost nine months the Mets were looking to deal Jay Bruce. They came close several times, reportedly talking to the Phillies over the winter and the Yankees and Indians recently. Wednesday night, however, the Mets finally found a taker. The Mets sent the 30-year old outfielder and his salary to Cleveland and in return they added to their growing ...

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Mets trade outfielder Jay Bruce to Indians

Mets outfielder Jay Bruce has been traded to the Indians, a source close to the player confirmed Wednesday night. The Mets had been unable to find a partner to deal Bruce before last week’s non-waiver trade deadline. The outfielder cleared through revocable waivers last week. Bruce has led the Mets offense this season with 29 home runs and 75 RBI. ...

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Rafael Montero struggles early as Mets fall to Rangers 5-1

The uneconomical version of Rafael Montero was back on Wednesday, and it cost the Mets yet again this season. Montero needed 74 pitches just to record his first six outs, allowing four early runs — including one on a balk — in a sleepy 5-1 loss to the Rangers at Citi Field. Montero coughed up four runs on five hits ...

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Mets fan lets Neil Walker know some call him ‘daddy’

Who is your daddy and what does he do? According to some Mets fans it’s Neil Walker and he plays second base for their favorite team. At a charity event Tuesday night, a Mets fan approached Walker and broke the news to him that there are some Mets fans out there that gave him the nickname “daddy.” Walker laughed at ...

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Mets offense leads way with three home runs to beat Rangers

The Mets were Flexen their muscles on Tuesday night. Three early home runs helped power 23-year-old righthander Chris Flexen to his first major-league victory as the Mets topped the Rangers, 5-4. Michael Conforto led the bottom of the first off with a homer and Yoenis Cespedes followed with his own solo shot before Travis d’Arnaud’s two-run homer in the second. ...

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