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04/17/2014

Relief pitcher Jose Valverde #47 of the New York Mets celebrates with catcher Anthony Recker #20 after defeating the Arizona Diamondbacks in the MLB game at Chase Field on April 16, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona.  The Mets defeated the Diamondbacks 5-2. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Mets Complete Sweep, Send Diamondbacks To 6th Straight Loss

Dillon Gee allowed three hits in seven scoreless innings, and the New York Mets beat Arizona 5-2 Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep and send the Diamondbacks to their sixth straight loss.

04/17/2014

Tom Seaver throws out the first pitch prior to the inaugural game at Citi Field in 2009. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: Tom Seaver Talks Boomer’s Birthday And Pitching

Once all the birthday pleasantries were exchanged, Tom had a great discussion about his pitching career and the differences between his era and modern-day pitching.

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Daisuke Matsuzaka (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Eddie C’s Mets Notebook: Dice-K Is Up, First Base Situation And Chris Young

The Mets made a pitching change on Wednesday, calling up right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka from Triple-A Las Vegas and sending down left-hander John Lannan to make room.

04/16/2014

Mets reliever John Lannan reacts as Anthony Rendon of the Nationals rounds third in the 10th inning during Opening Day on March 31, 2014 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Mets Bring Up Daisuke Matsuzaka, Send Down John Lannan

Matsuzaka’s contract was selected Wednesday from Las Vegas, and New York sent Lannan outright to the Triple-A team.

04/16/2014

Jerry Seinfeld in Mets uniform (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Brooklyn Cyclones Giving Out ‘Magic Loogie’ Bobbleheads On Seinfeld Night

That’s gold, Jerry! Gold! The Cyclones are hosting a “Salute to Seinfeld Night” on July 5, complete with a Keith Hernandez “Magic Loogie” bobblehead giveaway and batters in puffy shirts.

04/16/2014

Eric Young Jr. of the New York Mets fist-bumps Kirk Nieuwenhuis after scoring against the Arizona Diamondbacks on April 15, 2014. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Mets Looking To Climb Above .500 For First Time Since April 2013

Looking to add to Brandon McCarthy’s early troubles, the Mets can record their first series sweep at Chase Field in eight years by handing the Diamondbacks a sixth consecutive defeat Wednesday.

04/16/2014

Omar Quintanilla (R) of the New York Mets high fives Travis d'Arnaud (L) after both scored fourth inning runs against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the MLB game at Chase Field on April 15, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. All uniformed team members are wearing jersey number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson Day.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Mets Jump On Struggling Diamondbacks Early In 9-0 Win

Kirk Nieuwenhuis had three hits and three RBIs in his season debut, Jenrry Mejia pitched five effective innings in a combined three-hitter and the New York Mets routed the struggling Arizona Diamondbacks.

04/16/2014

Juan Lagares (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Juan Lagares Lands On 15-Day DL With Strained Hamstring, Kirk Nieuwenhuis Recalled

Juan Lagares is headed to the disabled list and Kirk Nieuwenhuis has been called up to take his place on the roster. Curtis Granderson will not be placed on the disabled list at this time and is listed as day to day.

04/15/2014

Crew chief Gerry Davis, right, and Phil Cuzzi talk with the instant replay center to verify the balls and strikes count at Minute Maid Park on April 3, 2014 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

MLB Advanced Media Head Defends Replay, Tweaks ESPN

“It must be great to be perfect the way ESPN is,” Bob Bowman said during a panel discussion at the MLB Diversity Business Summit.

04/15/2014

Eric Young Jr of the New York Mets and teammates Ike Davis and David Wright celebrate a 7-3 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on April 14, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Injuries Overshadow Mets’ 7-3 Win Over Diamondbacks

Zack Wheeler pitched effectively, New York’s hitters lashed balls all over Chase Field and the Mets walked away with a much-needed win. What’s concerning is what it may cost them down the road.

04/15/2014

Bartolo Colon rubs up a new baseball as Albert Pujols rounds the bases after hitting the second of three straight Angels home runs in the first inning on April 13, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notes: What Do Bartolo Colon And Pete Harnisch Have In Common?

According to the Elias Sports Bureau, the only other time that a Mets pitcher gave up three consecutive first-inning home runs was on July 23, 1996 at Coors Field.

04/14/2014

David Wright #5 of the New York Mets gathers his bats before returning to the clubhouse after being ejected from the game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the seventh inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 13, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

David Wright After Getting Tossed: ‘We Have Each Other’s Backs’

Wright and Murphy were called out on strikes earlier in the game and both took exception with Basner’s strikeout call with Travis d’Arnaud at-bat. It was the fourth career ejection for Wright and the first for Murphy.

04/14/2014

ANAHEIM, CA - APRIL 13: Bartolo Colon #40 of the New York Mets throws a pitch against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 13, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Angels Shell Colon In 14-2 Rout Of Mets

Mike Trout, Albert Pujols and Raul Ibanez hit consecutive home runs off Bartolo Colon in the first inning, setting the tone for the Los Angeles Angels’ 14-2 rout of the New York Mets on Sunday in the decisive game of their interleague series.

04/14/2014

David Wright singles on April 13, 2014, against the Los Angeles Angels. (credit: Getty Images)

Anthony Recker’s HR Rescues Mets In 13th Inning

After blowing a three-run lead in the ninth inning on one ill-fated pitch to Raul Ibanez, Jose Valverde needed a lift, and so did his New York Mets teammates.

04/13/2014

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