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Jets quarterback Geno Smith celebrates his touchdown against the Cleveland Browns on Dec. 22, 2013, at MetLife Stadium. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

7 Players That New York Fans Shouldn’t Give Up On Yet

If you’re not getting the job done, you’re going to get criticized — whether you’re a 10-year veteran or a rookie. Here are seven players you should perhaps hold off on judging.

07/15/2014

Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers throws a pitch against the San Diego Padres at Dodger Stadium on July 10, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

With Pitching Dominating The Game, Should MLB Lower The Mound?

Baseball has a problem: Clayton Kershaw, Aroldis Chapman, Felix Hernandez and all the other kings of the hill are just too good.

07/15/2014

Sandy Alderson (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Report: Mets Looking To Upgrade At Shortstop, Left Field Ahead Of Deadline

According to a report, not only will the Mets entertain offers for veteran pitcher Bartolo Colon, but they will look to upgrade at both shortstop and left field.

07/14/2014

Doc Gooden in "'86 Mets: The Movie" (credit: Heather Quinlan)

Brooklyn Filmmaker Launches Kickstarter For ‘86 Mets: The Movie’

“The rights to the footage is going to be a huge financial hurdle,” director Heather Quinlan told CBSNewYork.com. “Honestly, without the footage, there’s no film.”

07/14/2014

Derek Jeter (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Wainwright, King Felix Starting All-Star Game; Jeter Leading Off For AL

Seattle’s Felix Hernandez will start Tuesday night’s All-Star Game for the American League and Adam Wainwright of the St. Louis Cardinals will open for the National League.

07/14/2014

Noah Syndergaard (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Mets’ Noah Syndergaard Hopes To Pitch In All-Star Game Next Season

Despite suffering physical setbacks and not living up to expectations on the mound this season, New York’s top pitching prospect intends to make an impression on the big stage sooner rather than later.

07/14/2014

Shane Greene (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images), Jacob deGrom  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Palladino: Replacement Arms Key For Mets, Yankees In Second Half

Good fortune certainly smiles if the kid works out. If he doesn’t, then the position goes down the tubes. If enough spots follow, then the season goes out the window.

07/14/2014

Jacob deGrom (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

DeGrom Helps Own Cause With Tiebreaking Single, Mets Blast Marlins 9-1

Jacob deGrom had a tiebreaking single and again shut down the Marlins with seven impressive innings.

07/14/2014

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 11: Members of the New York Mets celebrate after defeating the Miami Marlins 7-1 at Citi Field on July 11, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Big Hits Off Bench Lift Mets Over Marlins 5-4

Chris Young and rookie Eric Campbell delivered big hits off the bench in the late innings to rally the surging New York Mets past the Miami Marlins 5-4 on Saturday.

07/12/2014

Zack Wheeler #45 of the New York Mets is greeted by his teammates in the dugout after being removed from the game in the seventh inning against the Miami Marlins at Citi Field on July 11, 2014.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Wright, Duda Lead Mets Sailing Past Marlins 7-1

David Wright went 4 for 4 with a mammoth homer, Lucas Duda also hit a long two-run shot and the New York Mets rocked recent nemesis Henderson Alvarez in a 7-1 victory over the Miami Marlins on Friday night.

07/11/2014

Bartolo Colon grounds out to first in the fourth inning against the Atlanta Braves on July 10, 2014 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Palladino: Pitchers Batting 8th? Going Away From Book Helps Mets

It might have been asking too much for Bartolo Colon to become an offensive force out of that spot. Still, there was some clear thinking from manager Terry Collins.

07/11/2014

Kirk Nieuwenhuis #9 of the New York Mets strikes out to end the eighth inning as Christian Bethancourt #25 of the Atlanta Braves heads for the dugout on July 10, 2014 at Citi Field.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Harang Shuts Down Mets; Braves Avert 4-Game Sweep

Aaron Harang allowed four hits in seven innings, and the Atlanta Braves used early offense against Bartolo Colon to beat the New York Mets 3-1 on Thursday night and avert a four-game sweep.

07/11/2014

(Jamie Squire/Staff - Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: Chipper Jones Knows All-Star Games

Well aware of how New Yorkers, more specifically New York Mets fans, feel about him, Chipper took Craig’s prodding in stride and actually admitted to enjoying it…

WFAN–07/11/2014

David Wright and Derek Jeter (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter Tops MLB Jersey Sales; Wright Comes In 8th, Tanaka 14th

The retiring Yankees captain beat out Giants catcher Buster Posey and Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw for the top slot, MLB announced Thursday.

07/10/2014

Citi Field (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Mets Reach Deal With Top Pick Michael Conforto

The agreement, which was delayed for weeks due to “sticky language,” is pending a physical, according to WFAN and CBSSports.com baseball insider Jon Heyman.

07/10/2014

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16. New York Yankees (50-47)

Baseball Shots Of The Week – July 22, 2014

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your power rankings for the week ending on July 22nd.

6. Los Angeles Dodgers (54-43)

Baseball Shots Of The Week – July 15, 2014

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your power rankings for the week ending on July 15th.

1. Oakland Athletics (55-33)

Baseball Shots Of The Week – July 8, 2014

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your power rankings for the week ending on July 8th.

4. Detroit Tigers (44-34)

Baseball Shots Of The Week – July 1, 2014

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your power rankings for the week ending on July 1st.

5. Los Angeles Dodgers (42-35)

Baseball Shots Of The Week – June 24, 2014

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your power rankings for the week ending on June 24th.

5. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (37-31)

Baseball Shots Of The Week – June 17, 2014

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your power rankings for the week ending on June 17th.

10. New York Yankees (31-31)

Baseball Shots Of The Week – June 10, 2014

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your power rankings for the week ending on June 10th.

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