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The Mets’ Ike Davis hits an RBI double in the seventh inning against the Pirates at Citi Field on May 9, 2013. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Great Catch, Another Timely Hit Power Mets Over Pirates

Center fielder Juan Lagares robbed Andrew McCutchen of a go-ahead hit in the top of the ninth inning, then pinch-hitter Mike Baxter’s single in the bottom half sent the New York Mets over the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 Thursday night.

05/10/2013

Robin Ventura (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images) and Matt Harvey (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

White Sox Manager Robin Ventura: Matt Harvey Is ‘Verlander-Like’

“Harvey was as advertised tonight,” Ventura said after the game. “He was as dominant as anyone they’ve seen. He’s (Justin) Verlander-like — he has velocity, movement and his presence is as good as advertised.”

05/08/2013

Bobby Parnell (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Palladino: Suddenly Surly Bobby Parnell Growing Into Closer’s Role

As long as the bulldog attitude continues, the Mets may have found themselves a closer.

05/06/2013

Juan Lagares (L) and Daniel Murphy (Photo by Jason Arnold/Getty Images)

Mets Snap Skid, Avoid Embarrassing Sweep With Victory Over Marlins

Jordany Valdespin hit a three-run, pinch-hit homer as the Mets rallied on Wednesday to break a six-game losing streak and avert a series sweep, beating the Miami Marlins, 7-6.

05/01/2013

Matt Harvey (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Schwei: Comparing Harvey To Ryan, Buck To Kingman And Other Mets Notes

The Mets are off to a 7-4 start in 2013 with the battery of Matt Harvey and John Buck leading the way.

04/15/2013

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Harvey Throws A No-Hitter Into The 7th Inning As Mets Win 4-2

Matt Harvey didn’t allow a hit until Justin Morneau homered off the right-field foul pole with two outs in the seventh inning and led the New York Mets over the Minnesota Twins 4-2 Saturday.

04/13/2013

David Wright (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Sight For Sore Eyes: David Wright Appears In 1st Big League Game In 2 Weeks

The Mets’ captain made his first appearance in a big league game since sustaining a rib injury during the World Baseball Classic, going 0-for-3 and playing five innings for New York in a 7-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals.

03/29/2013

Brian Cashman (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) and Sandy Alderson (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Kallet: Mets, Yankees’ Active Rosters Will Be Neck-And-Neck On Opening Day

It’s a question that seemed unthinkable during the winter months and at the start of spring training: which team will have more talent on April 1?

03/26/2013

Shaun Marcum (credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Coleman: Luckily For Mets, Marcum Injury Doesn’t Appear Serious

While Mets have had their share of injuries during spring training, but Shaun Marcum’s right shoulder doesn’t appear to be a major issue.

03/21/2013

Francisco Rodriguez (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

K-Rod On Mets: ‘To Come Back And Redeem Myself Would Be Great’

“I would love to (return to the Mets),” Rodriguez said. “They’ve got a great coaching staff over there. To come back and redeem myself would be great … To be able to get one more shot and get it done would be great.”

03/06/2013

Jose Valverde (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Report: Jose Valverde Not Likely To Sign With Mets

It seems unlikely that the Mets will sign Jose Valverde to join their bullpen.

02/18/2013

Mariano Rivera (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images), Bobby Parnell (Photo by Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images)

Palladino: Keep Your Eye On Closers Mariano Rivera, Bobby Parnell

Compare and contrast. Go ahead. It’ll make the next six weeks even more interesting.

02/15/2013

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Coleman: Bobby Parnell Ready, Willing, Able To Step Up As Mets’ Closer

Parnell on Wednesday morning said that he appreciated manager Terry Collins’ phone call on Tuesday night — the message basically being, “Get ready, we may need you.”

02/13/2013

Bobby Parnell (credit: Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Collins With Francesa: Mets To ‘Gear Up’ Parnell For Closer Role

“This is between you and me right now, I tell ya, because I haven’t talked to anybody else,” Collins said. “But tomorrow I’m gonna go to Bobby Parnell and tell him that he’s gonna be the guy we’re gonna gear up to pitch the ninth inning.”

02/12/2013

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Mets’ Collins On Frank Francisco: ‘He Is The Closer’

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson has resisted naming Frank Francisco his team’s closer. Maybe his manager never got the memo.

02/07/2013

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