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Wilmer Flores won't return to Mets this season due to broken nose

Wilmer Flores is done for the season, the Mets announced Thursday before their series opener against the Reds. The Mets’ utility infielder broke his nose over the weekend, fouling the ball off it on Saturday, and had not played since. There had been speculation he could return, but doctors were concerned about his breathing and possibly having the break jostled ...

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Robert Gsellman solid in return as Mets take rain-shortened win

Robert Gsellman pitched one of his best games of the season and Travis d’Arnaud homered for the first time in almost a month as the Mets beat the Phillies 6-3 in a rain-shortened game at Citi FIeld Wednesday night. The game was called with one out in the bottom of the sixth inning. The Mets (60-79) won for just the ...

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Sandy Alderson and Mets should go all-in on free agent market

Sandy Alderson offered some enlightening insights into his plans and expectations for the offseason on Tuesday, with the aim to get the Mets back on track following the unexpected and ugly derailment we haven’t been able to avert our eyes from throughout 2017. Barring the typical shadow boxing and smokescreens you often get from general managers in such instances, it ...

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Matt Harvey will no longer start on short rest for Mets after all

The Mets talked it over, and Matt Harvey will not be pitching on short rest Wednesday, after all. “We have reconsidered and Matt will not pitch tomorrow. He will pitch on Thursday,” Terry Collins said after the Mets’ 9-1 loss to the Phillies. “Dan (Warthen) and I and Sandy (Alderson) talked about it, and we have possible weather issues popping ...

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Mets’ offense tees off as bullpen stumbles in 11-7 victory

Only three teams in baseball had won fewer games through Sunday than the Mets had during this injury-riddled season. One of them was in town on Monday at least, and the Mets posted an 11-7 victory over the last-place Phillies in a holiday matinee at Citi Field after dropping six of the previous seven on their recent road trip. Rafael ...

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David Wright to have rotator cuff surgery Tuesday, Mets announce

David Wright is headed back to the operating table. The Mets’ captain, who shut down his latest comeback attempt last week due to continued pain in his throwing shoulder, will undergo surgery to repair his right rotator cuff on Tuesday in New York, the Mets announced before Monday’s game against the Phillies. “It’s really, really sad,” Terry Collins said, “to ...

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David Wright to have rotator cuff surgery Tuesday, Mets announce

David Wright is headed back to the operating table. The Mets’ captain, who shut down his latest comeback attempt last week due to continued pain in his throwing shoulder, will undergo surgery to repair his right rotator cuff on Tuesday in New York, the Mets announced before Monday’s game against the Phillies. “It’s really, really sad,” Terry Collins said, “to ...

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Lessons still to be learned for young Mets to cap season

HOUSTON — Chris Flexen had to climb the dugout stairs and run back out there with enthusiasm. The Mets righthander had just gotten hit, and he was hit hard. Flexen had coughed up five runs the inning before and his pitch count was climbing, but even if this game looked out of reach, there are things that can still be ...

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Flexen rocked again, Rosario injured as Mets lose, 8-6

HOUSTON — At this point, the Mets should just be happy they returned to New York with enough players to include in a lineup for Monday’s Labor Day matinee. For the second time in as many days, a significant Mets player left the game with an injury — and they lost to the Astros. Chris Flexen gave up seven runs ...

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Seth Lugo, Mets lose to Astros, fall to 19 games under .500

HOUSTON— If Saturday was about getting the Astros and Houston back on their feet, the Mets complied. In the first doubleheader in Minute Maid Park history, a move made to accommodate the Houston area that has been ravaged by Hurricane Harvey, the Astros completed the sweep with a 4-1 win in the nightcap. The Mets (58-77) fell to 19 games ...

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