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David Wright #5 of the New York Mets gathers his bats before returning to the clubhouse after being ejected from the game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the seventh inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 13, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

David Wright After Getting Tossed: ‘We Have Each Other’s Backs’

Wright and Murphy were called out on strikes earlier in the game and both took exception with Basner’s strikeout call with Travis d’Arnaud at-bat. It was the fourth career ejection for Wright and the first for Murphy.

04/14/2014

Daniel Murphy (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Keidel: It’s Simply Shocking That Murphy’s Paternity Leave Became An Issue

Murphy missed the first two Mets games — both losses with or without him — because he wanted to be with his wife during the birth of their boy. And it feels like far too many New Yorkers have a problem with it.

04/04/2014

Daniel Murphy (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images), Boomer Esiason (Photo by Michael N. Todaro/Getty Images for Breitling)

Boomer Esiason Apologizes For Comments On Murphy’s Paternity Leave

WFAN co-host Boomer Esiason says he’s reached out to the Mets and is “truly sorry” for a “flippant remark” made earlier this week regarding Daniel Murphy’s paternity leave.

04/04/2014

Mets outfielder Eric Young Jr. is tagged out against the Washington Nationals on April 3, 2013 at Citi Field. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Terry Collins Says Winless Mets ‘Better Than What You’ve Seen’

The Mets’ opening series against Washington produced some frightful figures fans can fret over. But manager Terry Collins insists his team is better than their 0-3 start would indicate.

04/04/2014

Daniel Murphy (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Palladino: Daniel Murphy Did OK, Baby!

Players have been doing this for years now. It’s not like the old days. Women don’t birth their babies alone anymore. Now, it’s a team effort.

04/04/2014

Daniel Murphy (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)

Daniel Murphy Takes Criticism Over Paternity Leave In Stride

Murphy singled in his first at-bat of the season Thursday after leaving the Mets for his son’s birth prior to Monday’s opener.

04/03/2014

Daniel Murphy (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)

Shorthanded Already? Murphy, Young Out Of Mets’ Opening Day Lineup

It’s Opening Day … and the Mets are already banged up. Well, that may be a bit of an overstatement, but the Amazin’s first lineup of the season is missing some key pieces.

03/31/2014

Daisuke Matsuzaka (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Dice-K Allows 1 Run In 6 Frames, Makes Case For 5th Spot In Mets’ Rotation

Daisuke Matsuzaka allowed one run over six innings in his bid to become the Mets’ fifth starter, helping New York beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 Monday.

03/24/2014

David Wright (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

AUDIO: Eddie C’s Mets Notebook — Wright, Murphy Praise Bartolo Colon

What Wright learned most emphatically during an at-bat was this: If you try to guess along with Colon as a hitter, you’ll lose.

03/12/2014

Mets third baseman David Wright (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mets’ Wright Goes Hitless In Spring Debut, Says He’s Just Getting ‘In The Flow’

David Wright said making his spring training debut wasn’t exactly like getting back on a bike, but the New York Mets captain was happy to be back on the field.

03/07/2014

PEORIA, AZ - MARCH 05: Robinson Cano #22 of the Seattle Mariners hits a RBI single against the Colorado Rockies during the fifth inning of the spring training game at Peoria Stadium on March 5, 2014 in Peoria, Arizona.

Fantasy Baseball Preview: Second Base

CBS Local Sports breaks down the top players at second base for your fantasy baseball draft.

03/04/2014

Bobby Parnell (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Mets Agree To New Deals With Parnell, Murphy And Young

Mets closer Bobby Parnell agreed Friday to a $3.7 million, one-year contract while second baseman Daniel Murphy settled for $5.7 million and left fielder Eric Young Jr. for $1.85 million.

01/18/2014

Daniel Murphy (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Mets Second Baseman Daniel Murphy: ‘I Want To Be In New York’

“I want to be in New York,” Murphy told reporters. “Hopefully my best baseball is ahead of me. I’ve been a part of the problem, so you want to be part of the solution.”

12/18/2013

Bartolo Colon (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Pitching-Hungry Mets Meet With Bartolo Colon’s Agent

The 40-year-old had an excellent campaign for the A’s in 2013. The free-agent pitcher went 18-6 with a 2.65 ERA in 190 1/3 innings over 30 starts. He struck out 117 and issued 29 walks.

12/09/2013

Sandy Alderson (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Mets GM Sandy Alderson: Jeff Wilpon’s Comments Were ‘Off The Cuff’

Mets COO Jeff Wilpon made some bold comments about the future of his club on Tuesday. When addressing those comments, general manager Sandy Alderson admitted that his boss’ remarks were “off the cuff.”

10/31/2013

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