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Tim Tebow’s presence helps St. Lucie Mets set attendance record

“Tebow Time” in St. Lucie has been exactly what the Mets had hoped for. Tim Tebow hasn’t exactly lit the world on fire with his minor-league performance, but that isn’t the reason he’s in the organization. The real reason is as a star attraction, and it’s paying off. The outfielder has helped Class-A St. Lucie set a single-season attendance record ...

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Mets likely to play Astros in Florida due to flooding

CINCINNATI — This Mets season was already derailed months ago, but now it’s literally being diverted. After the catastrophic flooding that has hit Houston in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, the Mets’ three-game series against the Astros scheduled for this weekend at Minute Maid Park will be moved out of the area, an industry source confirmed. But the teams and ...

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Mets expect Matt Harvey, Noah Syndergaard to pitch in September

WASHINGTON — Matt Harvey knows he has a lot to prove. The Mets righthander understands he hasn’t been able to stay healthy or pitch well since 2015. Harvey knows that he has disappointed the Mets and their fans on and off the field. “But there is nothing I can do but move forward and try to get back and pitch ...

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Hansel Robles crumbles out of bullpen as Mets fall to Nationals

WASHINGTON — Sunday the Mets saw the two sides of Hansel Robles. Earlier in the day, they saw the strong young power reliever who they considered a back-end of the bullpen arm coming into this season. In the nightcap, they saw the maddening inconsistency that has seemingly undermined the 27-year old every time he started to earn a little trust ...

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Amed Rosario homers late, Mets nab runner at home in 6-5 win

WASHINGTON — After the Mets had blown a five-run lead, Amed Rosario homered in the top of the eighth and held on for a 6-5 win over the Nationals in the first game of a split doubleheader at Nationals Park Sunday. Rosario hit his fourth homer of the season just after the Mets’ bullpen had coughed up the lead. It ...

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Mets need to add another outfielder for 2018 season

WASHINGTON — Even before Yoenis Cespedes limped off the field Friday night or even before Michael Conforto went down with a dislocated shoulder, the Mets needed to bring in an outfielder for 2018. The final 35 games of this season should make that pretty clear as the Mets play a mix of Juan Lagares, Brandon Nimmo, Travis Taijeron, Matt Reynolds ...

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Robert Gsellman shelled by Nationals early as Mets lose, 9-4

WASHINGTON — After his last start Robert Gsellman had to apologize to Sandy Alderson. Saturday, the righthander should have apologized to this teammates, particularly the Mets bullpen. Gsellman, who had to apologize to the Mets GM after responding that he didn’t care when Alderson said he needed to pitch better, not only put the Mets in a hole early in ...

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Jose Reyes will be Mets emergency outfielder

Jose Reyes went out Friday and tested his rib cage one last time. The Mets infielder is set to come off the disabled list on Saturday and in the wake of yet another devastating injury, the veteran infielder will be asked to take on another role. With the loss of Michael Conforto with a dislocated shoulder Thursday, Reyes will be ...

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Jacob deGrom dominates Nats but Mets lose Yoenis Cespedes in win

WASHINGTON — Jacob deGrom is the last star standing. While starter after starter has gone down with injuries and even after Yoenis Cespedes left Friday night’s game with a right hamstring strain injury, the right hander has just continued to carry the Mets. “This game is about great pitching and he is a great pitcher,” Mets manager Terry Collins said. ...

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Yoenis Cespedes leaves Mets game early with apparent leg injury

Before the game, Terry Collins called the season-ending injury to Michael Conforto like a “pile on.” Less than an inning into Friday night’s game, it was a like a sucker punch at the bottom of the pile. Yoenis Cespedes left the game after seeming to injure his right leg trying to score from second base on a single. The Mets ...

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