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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.

7 hours ago

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.

10 hours ago

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

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 21: Archie Bradley of the Diamondbacks pitches during the match between Team Australia and the Arizona Diamondbacks at Sydney Cricket Ground on March 21, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.

Diamondbacks May Turn To Archie Bradley With Patrick Corbin Out

Injuries mean opportunities. Diamondbacks’ Archie Bradley could land a spot in the starting rotation.

03/27/2014

Masahiro Tanaka pitches against Cuba during the fourth inning of Japan's first-round Pool A game in the 2013 World Baseball Classic. (Photo by Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images)

Teams Lining Up To Make Pitch In Secretive Tanaka Sweepstakes

Masahiro Tanaka hit the ground running Wednesday with his first round of “clandestine meetings” in the U.S., according to WFAN and CBSSports.com baseball insider Jon Heyman.

01/09/2014

Diamondbacks GM Kevin Towers (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

D-Backs GM Kevin Towers Calls For ‘Eye-For-An-Eye’ Retaliation

If you’re not comfortable with that, the door is that-a-way. Yep, Hammurabi’s code is coming to Arizona.

10/09/2013

Mariano Rivera during the highest high of 1998 (Photo by Vincent Laforet/Getty Images), and the lowest low of 2001 (Photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Highs & Lows: Mariano Rivera Recalls 10 Career-Defining Mo-ments — Part 2

“Sometimes your best is not enough,” Rivera told WFAN’s Sweeny Murti of the 2001 World Series. “And that’s what I took from that. It wasn’t (meant) for us.”

09/24/2013

Wilmer Flores (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Schwei: Flores’ First Impression, Serving Up Shutouts And More Mets Notes

Flores is the third player in Mets history to collect nine or more RBIs in his first six games with the club.

08/12/2013

Jeremy Hefner (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Mets Option Hefner To Triple-A, Sore Elbow Could Send Him To DL

Hefner says he has been dealing with a sore elbow all season but it had worsened recently.

08/11/2013

Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks is met at home plate by teammates after hitting a walk-off, game-winning home run against the New York Mets at Chase Field on August 9, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona. Dbacks won 5-4. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Goldschmidt Homer Gives Arizona Walk-Off Win Over Mets

Paul Goldschmidt’s 27th homer, his second game-winner of the year, came on a 1-1 pitch from Scott Atchison after the Mets had rallied from a two-run deficit.

08/10/2013

Alfonso Soriano (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Soriano Is Declining, But He’s Immediate Upgrade For Power-Starved Yanks

Soriano will provide the power boost the Yankees desperately need. He’s also improved as a fielder with age and will add clubhouse leadership.

07/26/2013

Mets starter Matt Harvey reacts after giving up a three-run homer to Cody Ross of the Diamondbacks in the sixth inning on July 3, 2013 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Harvey Not Nearly His Dominant Self, Mets Fall To Diamondbacks

Randall Delgado outpitched Matt Harvey for his first major league win in more than a year, and the Arizona Diamondbacks snapped a five-game skid with a 5-3 victory over the Mets on Wednesday.

07/04/2013

Jeremy Hefner (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Mets’ Hefner Stifles D-Backs, Sends NL West Leaders To 5th Straight Loss

Jeremy Hefner and the Mets handed Patrick Corbin his first loss, breaking away from the Arizona Diamondbacks 9-1 on a drizzly Tuesday night.

07/03/2013

The Mets’ Eric Young Jr. gestures after scoring on David Wright’s RBI single in the seventh inning against the Diamondbacks at Citi Field on July 1, 2013. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Put It In The Books: Mets Come Back From The Dead To Stun Snakes

Andrew Brown hit a two-run single with two outs in the 13th inning and the Mets put together a pair of late rallies to hand the NL West-leading Diamondbacks their fourth straight loss, 5-4 on Monday.

07/02/2013

Manager Don Mattingly (R) of the Los Angeles Dodgers pushes down coach Alan Trammell #3 of the Arizona Diamondbacks (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Dodgers And Diamondbacks Coaches Get In Middle Of Brawl

Take out the baseball cards, kids, it wasn’t just Miguel Montero and Yasiel Puig mixing it up. Several coaches who dominated the game as players in the 1980s and ’90s produced some of the fight’s most memorable moments.

06/12/2013

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