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Gsellman injury gives Montero chance to prove himself to Mets

MIAMI — Robert Gsellman needs a break — and so do the Mets. And now he’s going to get one, because the righthander left Tuesday’s game in Miami with an apparent left hamstring injury. He pulled up holding the leg after trying to beat out a slow roller to second base in the fourth inning. Gsellman had been struggling and ...

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Michael Conforto likely to miss a few more days with Mets

MIAMI — A second set of X-rays on Tuesday confirmed that Michael Conforto does not have a broken bone in his hand. An attempt to swing a bat, however, also confirmed that the Mets outfielder will likely miss a few more days. “The good news is there isn’t a break,” Conforto said. “It’s just a bruise and it should be ...

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Former Mets pitcher Anthony Young dead at 51

MIAMI — Anthony Young, a part of the Mets’ colorful history of struggles, died Tuesday in Houston after a long illness, the team announced. The pitcher who lost a major-league record 27 straight games was 51 years old. “Anthony was a true gentleman,” said Turk Wendell, a former Mets pitcher, who participated in Mets fantasy camp with Young during the ...

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Mets broadcaster Ron Darling rips trainers after latest injury

Ron Darling has had enough of these Mets injuries. The Mets broadcaster voiced his frustration after pitcher Robert Gsellman left Tuesday’s game with an apparent hamstring injury running down the first base line. Darling, a former pitcher, surmised the reason for the constant injuries–especially among the Mets–is due to the training regimen ballplayers go through. Darling chiefly blamed the intense ...

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Mets pitcher Robert Gsellman leaves game with apparent leg injury

MIAMI — Robert Gsellman left Tuesday night game in the fourth with an apparent left hamstring injury. The Mets right hander had just hit a comebacker to the mound and was sprinting up the first-base line when he pulled up short and grabbed his left hamstring. Gsellman had given up three runs on five hits in three innings of work. ...

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Rene Rivera hits 2 HRs, Mets sweep struggling Giants with 8-2 win

SAN FRANCISCO — Rene Rivera made the most of his opportunity Sunday. The backup catcher, who had not played since Tuesday, hit two home runs, made two big defensive plays and guided Rafael Montero through a surprisingly strong spot start as the Mets beat the Giants, 8-2, at AT&T Park. The Mets (34-41) completed the sweep of the three-game series ...

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Rested Zack Wheeler, Rafael Montero give Mets staff a little hope

SAN FRANCISCO — Hours before first pitch, the Mets got the performance they needed. On the bullpen mound with just a few autograph seekers watching, Zack Wheeler threw for the first time since he was put on the disabled list with biceps tendinitis. The righthander threw hard and worked for a good half hour with pitching coach Dan Warthen. As ...

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Mets’ Michael Conforto exits game after being hit by pitch

SAN FRANCISCO – Michael Conforto left Sunday’s Mets game with the Giants an inning after having been hit in the left hand/wrist with a pitch from Giants starter Matt Moore. The team had no immediate announcement about Conforto’s condition. Conforto remained in the game for the rest of the fifth inning, playing the field, but with him due up in ...

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Mets promote Tim Tebow to high Class A St. Lucie

SAN FRANCISCO – Tim Tebow has hit .222 with three home runs with Class-A Columbia. That’s good enough for a promotion apparently. In what had to be a first, Mets GM Sandy Alderson announced that the team’s celebrity minor leaguer was being promoted from low-A Columbia to high Class A ball at St. Lucie of the Florida League. “His on-base, ...

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Mets promote Tim Tebow to high Class A St. Lucie

SAN FRANCISCO – The Mets are promoting Tim Tebow from low class A to high Class A St. Lucie, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson announced Sunday. The Mets most famous minor leaguer “has not excelled,” with full-season Columbia, but the former Heisman Trophy winner had done well enough to merit a promotion, Alderson explained in what had to be a ...

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