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GM Sandy Alderson said the Mets were more likely to build via the trade route than by making a big splash in the free-agent market. Amidst the Ike Davis flap, one must wonder what pieces the Mets have to trade. When you read between the lines from what Alderson has said, everybody is fair game outside of Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler. There might be more arms down below the Mets would...

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Mets 11-Hit Attack Backed By Strong Niese Effort, Enough To Defeat The Marlins 7-3

Thanks to a solid effort by Jon Niese and a surprising 11-hit outburst, the Mets defeated the Miami Marlins by the score of 7-3 on Friday night at Citi Field. The win snapped the Mets’ nine game home losing streak, but they set the new franchise record of not scoring more than three runs in 16 straight home games. Game Highlights  Jonathan Niese allowed three runs on seven hits...

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Mets Game Chatter – 9/19/12

After last night’s rainout, Matt Harvey makes his last start of the season as the Mets try to even the series with the Phillies at 7:10 PM tonight. It may take the software a minute to load when you first click on the page. Please be patient. If you’re having trouble getting in, try using Firefox instead of Internet Explorer. Enter your comments in the text box above where...

Amazin’ Hypotheticals: Who’s Choo?

Continuing the series of Mets hypothetical trades, the Mets largest need is in regards to the outfield, both defensively and offensively. The Mets could look for a team that may be struggling, and looking to rebuild. Oh, hello Cleveland Indians I didn’t see you there. The Indians are a team struggling, with a few rising everyday players but struggling at other positions. What...

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Phillies 16, Mets 1

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An eight-run first help leads to the Phils 16-1 rout of the Mets.

Two big innings lead to the Phils routing of the Mets as they win by the score of 16-1. The Phils took the lead in the first as, with two men on, and with nobody out, Chase Utley hits an RBI single, knocking in Jimmy Rollins, who had started the game off with a single, then stopped at second base on Juan Pierre’s bunt single, giving the Phils a 1-0 lead, while sending Pierre, who...
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