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Bartolo Colon is pulled in the fifth inning by Mets manager Terry Collins at Citi Field on May 20, 2015. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Collins Says 2nd-Place Mets Not About To Push Panic Button

Coupled with Washington’s victory over the Yankees, the Mets’ loss on Wednesday dropped them out of first place in the NL East for the first time since April 14.

05/21/2015

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 20:  Matt Adams #32 of the St. Louis Cardinals hits a three run home run against Bartolo Colon #40 of the New York Mets in the fourth inning during their game at Citi Field on May 20, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Cardinals Knock Mets Out Of First Place In Rout

Matt Adams hit a long three-run homer, Jason Heyward also connected and the St. Louis Cardinals enjoyed their second consecutive offensive outburst.

05/21/2015

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 15:  Bartolo Colon #40 of the New York Mets reacts by throwing the ball in the air after giving up a home run against Gerardo Parra #28 of the Milwaukee Brewers in the fifth inning during their game at Citi Field on May 15, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Braun, Brew-Crew Manhandle The Mets, 7-0

Ryan Braun homered twice and lead Kyle Lohse and the Milwaukee Brewers to a 7-0 victory over the slumping New York Mets on Friday.

05/15/2015

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Schwei’s Mets Notes: Colon Makes More History, Niese Likes Philly And More

The New York Mets head to Chicago this week to take on the Cubs after taking two of three from the Phillies this past weekend.

05/11/2015

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 05: Bartolo Colon #40 of the New York Mets salutes the fans as he is pulled from the game in the eighth inning against the Baltimore Orioles on May 5, 2015 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Big Bart Beats O’s Once Again, Mets Snap Shutout Skid

Bartolo Colon became the first pitcher in at least 100 years to beat the same opponent with seven different teams, stopping Baltimore once again and leading the New York Mets past the Orioles 3-2 Tuesday night.

05/06/2015

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Report: Mets Have Changed Stance, No Longer Want To Trade Colon

Colon’s productivity on the mound — in addition to the leadership he brings off it — will likely make him unavailable come July, unless a team blows Alderson away with an offer.

04/30/2015

Bartolo Colon #40 of the New York Mets pitches during a game against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on April 29, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Colon Can’t Stay Perfect, Mets Cool Off With Nats On Deck

Bartolo Colon’s bid to be the first five-game winner of 2015 was thwarted Wednesday, as was his chance at joining Dwight Gooden and Pedro Martinez in an exclusive Mets club.

04/30/2015

MIAMI, FL - APRIL 29:  Giancarlo Stanton #27 of the Miami Marlins is congratulated by Martin Prado #14 after hitting a two run home run during a game against the New York Mets  at Marlins Park on April 29, 2015 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Stanton, Suzuki Hammer Mets; New York Falls To Marlins 7-3

Giancarlo Stanton homered and drove in three runs, Ichiro Suzuki added a three-run homer in the eighth to blow the game open and the Miami Marlins topped the New York Mets 7-3 on Wednesday night.

04/30/2015

Kevin Plawecki hits an RBI single in the eighth inning against the New York Yankees on April 25, 2015 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Nate Shron/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notes: Recapping The Streak And Subway Series

The 2015 Mets are the fourth major league team from New York or Brooklyn to record a 10-game (or longer) winning streak in April.

04/27/2015

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They Can’t Lose! Mets Win 11th Straight, Complete Series Sweep Of Braves

Daniel Murphy drove in four runs and the New York Mets matched a franchise record with their 11th straight victory Thursday, walking their way to a 6-3 win over the Atlanta Braves behind Bartolo Colon.

04/23/2015

Juan Lagares #12 of the New York Mets is met by manager Terry Collins after scoring in the fourth inning against the Miami Marlins during their game at Citi Field on April 19, 2015. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

The New York Mets will continue their best-ever first homestand this week after beginning their home schedule with seven straight wins for the first time in club history.

04/20/2015

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 17: Curtis Granderson #3, Kirk Nieuwenhuis #9, Juan Lagares #12 of the New York Mets celebrate a 4-1 win against the Miami Marlins during their game at Citi Field on April 17, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Colon Helps Himself A Bit As Mets Beat Marlins 4-1 For 6th Straight Win

Bartolo Colon hit a tying sacrifice fly for his second RBI in two starts, later pounced off the mound to make a key play, and pitched the New York Mets past the Miami Marlins 4-1 Friday night.

04/17/2015

Bartolo Colon #40 of the New York Mets hits an RBI single into right field against the Atlanta Braves during the Braves 'opening series at Turner Field on April 12, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

MUST-WATCH: Bartolo Colon Drives In First Run In A Decade

“When he puts it in play he gets a cheer, so when he gets a hit it’s a double cheer,” Mets manager Terry Collins said after the victory.

04/13/2015

Bartolo Colon pitches against the Braves at Turner Field on April 12, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notes: What Do Colon And Clemens Have In Common?

John Schweibacher’s little-known facts, odd stats and strange records: home opener edition.

04/13/2015

Yankees starter CC Sabathia reacts during the second inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium on April 9, 2015. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Jared Max: Has CC Sabathia’s Age And Size Finally Caught Up To Him?

They might be the butt of jokes, but pitchers can succeed despite their extra large cabooses and midsections.

04/12/2015

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