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Mets avoid injury catastrophe with Pete Alonso and Starling Marte

Mets avoid injury catastrophe with Pete Alonso and Starling Marte

SAN DIEGO — The Mets received about the best possible prognosis for which they could have hoped Wednesday, regarding two hurting members of their lineup.  Pete Alonso and Starling Marte are both considered day-to-day after leaving they left the Mets’ loss Tuesday night against the Padres.  Alonso was hit in the right hand by a …

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Mets prove they truly belong among NL’s best with gritty wins over Dodgers

Mets prove they truly belong among NL’s best with gritty wins over Dodgers

They had been sizing each other up for 3 hours and 59 minutes, jabbing and clutching and countering. They’d both made stirring comebacks. They’d both blown leads. Now, as the clock struck 5:10 p.m. in the west and 8:10 p.m. in the east, a rookie Mets pitcher named Adonis Medina reached back for an extra …

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A ‘Steel Cable’ That Connects the Mets to the Dodgers

A ‘Steel Cable’ That Connects the Mets to the Dodgers

LOS ANGELES — The connective tissues stretch all the way across the country and back again, binding Brooklyn, Los Angeles and Queens. Through the years, through all the true bounces and bad hops and yellowed pages, the contents of this baseball triangle remain snugly bound. Main characters recede and others emerge, and then it repeats …

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MLB Power Rankings: Mets join Yankees in top three at Memorial Day mark, but who might make a charge?

MLB Power Rankings: Mets join Yankees in top three at Memorial Day mark, but who might make a charge?

Memorial Day is many things to many people. In the world of Major League Baseball, it’s a bit of a marker. Let’s see how things look on Memorial Day is a common refrain when wondering if a team is legit (or legitimately bad).  Well, here we are.  Yes, the Mets and Yankees are for real. …

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Eduardo Escobar walks off Mets in 10-inning win over Phillies for first sweep

Eduardo Escobar walks off Mets in 10-inning win over Phillies for first sweep

The Plummer arrived just in time.  Nick Plummer went from anonymous reserve outfielder to a player who had a Mets moment Sunday night, helping his team emerge from the raw sewage of a blown save by Adam Ottavino to celebrating a wild win.  Plummer tied the game with a mighty swing in the ninth and …

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