Mets Top Mariners on Mazeika’s Heroics

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Mets 5, Mariners 4   NEW YORK, May 14 — Patrick Mazeika channeled his inner Willie Mays and the New York Mets topped the Seattle Mariners 5–4 at Citi Field on Saturday evening. Fifty years to the day after Mays homered for a key Mets win, so did Mazeika. The catcher’s tie-breaking seventh inning blast on […] READ MORE


Trading Prospects for Veterans by Mets

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Trading prospects for veterans can be decisive in a team’s title hopes. The New York Mets know the successes and failures of these trades.  Such trades for veterans Mike Piazza and Yoennis Cespedes earned trips to the World Series for the Mets in 2000 and 2015. However, the Mets’ trade deadline acquisition of Javier Baez […] READ MORE


Cano Designated for Assignment by Mets

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The New York Mets designated Robinson Cano for assignment this morning. In the end, it came down to numbers. First, mandatory roster cuts for teams to get down to 26 players loomed by Noon on May 2nd.  The 39-year-old Cano missed the 2021 season with his second PED suspension. He played well in winter ball […] READ MORE


Five Mets Pitchers Combine to No-Hit Phillies

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Time will tell whether 2022 will be a special season for the New York Mets. However, there seems to be no reason to doubt that it will happen if Friday’s events are any indication. April 29th was a special night at Citi Field. 32,416 fans cheered on a chilly night as five Mets pitchers combined […] READ MORE


Games Opened – Ready for a New Stat?

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The “opener” starts the “bullpen game.” Baseball purists, longing for the return of Tom Seaver’s complete-game pitching dominance, wince at both terms. However, it’s here to stay in MLB because it works. Therefore, how about a games opened stat? The Tampa Bay Rays developed the concept of the opener and perfected it. The Rays opened […] READ MORE


Mets Home Opener

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The cheers will be a little louder at Friday’s New York Mets home opener at Citi Field versus the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Mets will be sitting in first place in the National East’s standings as they stand for player introductions. The unveiling of the long-overdue Tom Seaver statue at Citi Field will inspire cheers and […] READ MORE