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Mets Hold On To Edge Phils, Colon Gets 200th Win

Bartolo Colon pitched eight innings for his 200th career victory, Travis d’Arnaud homered and the New York Mets held on for a 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night.

08/08/2014

Mets GM Sandy Alderson (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Coleman: Alderson Explains Mets’ Inaction At Trade Deadline

Mets fans were forewarned: don’t expect much, if anything, on July 31. And that’s exactly what was — or wasn’t — there, but probably for the right reasons, and likely with the right intentions.

08/01/2014

Mets right-hander Bartolo Colon pitches in the third inning against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on July 23, 2014. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Refusal To Part With Young Pitchers Played Role In Mets’ Quiet Deadline Day

In the end, the Mets would have had to pay too much to get needed upgrades. So went the rationale of general manager Sandy Alderson after the non-waiver trade deadline came and went without the Mets doing anything to improve their roster.

07/31/2014

Zack Wheeler #45 (L) and Matt Harvey #33 (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Kallas: Mets Should Be Trend-Setters, Again, By Going To 6-Man Rotation

Use of the six-man rotation across Major League Baseball is a matter of when, not if. Decades ago, the Mets changed baseball. Next year, they’ll be in a position to do it again.

07/31/2014

Bartolo Colon (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Kallas: Attention, Mets — Do NOT Trade Daniel Murphy Or Bartolo Colon

Trading Bartolo Colon and Daniel Murphy would be a mistake. One is an effective innings eater and the other is a professional hitter. Keep them both.

07/30/2014

Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Coleman: Mets Leaning Toward CarGo Over Tulowitzki

As far as what teams are looking for from the Mets when it comes to trade talk, I think we can all spell this together: an eight-letter word that begins with “P.”

07/29/2014

Sandy Alderson (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Mets GM Alderson: I Wouldn’t Bet On Deadline Deal

Monday’s starter, Bartolo Colon, might be the most attractive trade bait. But Sandy Alderson suggested the veteran may be an even more valuable asset in the offseason.

07/29/2014

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5 MLB Players Who Could Make It In The WWE

By Adam W. Bloom Have you ever found yourself wondering if certain athletes could excel in other professions?  After recently watching a WWE match and a baseball game  – I found myself asking that very […]

07/25/2014

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10 Players Who Could Get Traded At MLB Trade Deadline

With the MLB trade deadline just two weeks away, it’s time to see who could potentially be on the move in late July.

07/24/2014

Mets right-hander Bartolo Colon pitches in the third inning against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on July 23, 2014. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Mets’ Colon Improves Trade Value Significantly, Flirts With Perfection In Seattle

Bartolo Colon came within seven outs of a perfect game, giving up a single to Robinson Cano with two outs in the seventh inning, and the New York Mets held off a late rally to beat the Seattle Mariners 3-2 on Wednesday.

07/23/2014

Bartolo Colon (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Report: Mets Could Have Colon Suitor In San Francisco

The Mets may have a nibble on hefty right-hander Bartolo Colon. The San Francisco Giants have shown an interest in the 41-year-old starter, according to ESPNDeportes.com.

07/23/2014

Bartolo Colon (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Report: Nary A Nibble On Bartolo Colon Ahead Of Trade Deadline

As it turns out, there’s not much of a market for 41-year-old scale-tipping hurlers. The Mets haven’t gotten “even a nibble” on veteran Bartolo Colon, according to the Post.

07/21/2014

Daniel Murphy (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Alderson: Next 10 Games Will Decide If Mets Are Buyers At Deadline

Whatever that run leading into the All-Star break was, it has to continue if the Mets are to try to add a significant piece or two this season. So was the missive handed down by general manager Sandy Alderson on Friday.

07/18/2014

Starlin Castro of the Chicago Cubs strikes out during the ninth inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Wrigley Field on June 25, 2014. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Heyman On WFAN: Yankees, Mets Have Different But Equally Vital Needs

What will they do at the trade deadline? That’s the question that will follow the Yankees and Mets around once the All-Star break ends.

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

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