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Atlanta Braves v New York Mets

Niese Flirts With A No-Hitter, Mets Sweep Braves

New York Mets completed a season-opening sweep of the Atlanta Braves with a 7-5 victory Sunday.


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Duda, Wright Hit HRs, Mets Beat Braves 4-2

Duda homered twice and became the first player to take advantage of the pulled-in fences at Citi Field, leading R.A. Dickey and the New York Mets over the Atlanta Braves 4-2 .


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Somers’ Monologue: One Down For Mets, 161 To Go

It was an Amazin’ start indeed for the Mets in 2012. But isn’t it always?


Andres Torres #56 and Jason Bay #44 of the New York Mets celebrate after Torres scored on an RBI single hit by David Wright #5 in the bottom of the sixth inning against the Atlanta Braves during their Opening Day Game at Citi Field. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Santana Goes 5 Strong Innings, Wright Delivers As Mets Edge Braves 1-0

A little less zip on the fastball. Still has that baffling changeup. Throw in a slider, plus all his pitching savvy, and it seems Johan Santana has more than enough to win.


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Coutinho: Santana Gives The Mets Star Power

Johan Santana strode to the mound on Opening Day with one thing on his mind — give his team a chance to win the game. How he did that is another story as his five scoreless innings were the culmination of many hours of rehab.


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Opening Day Is Here! Santana, Mets Kicking Off 2012 Season At Citi Field

Mets ace Johan Santana and the Atlanta Braves have the same thing in mind heading into Opening Day. They’d both like to put last year behind them.


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Coutinho: Mets Will Finish North Of .500 In 2012

All we’ve heard about the 2012 Mets has been negative, and that’s putting it mildly. It’s been more like depressing. Enter Rich Coutinho.


New York Mets v New York Yankees

Keefe To The City: Yankees-Mets Chat With Marc Malusis

Neil Keefe is joined by Marc Malusis to preview the 2012 season for the Yankees and Mets, talk about the new wild-card format and give some predictions for the year.


A view of Citi Field after the outfield walls were altered prior to the 2012 season (Photo by Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Mets Hope To Get Homer Happy With New, Blue Fences At Citi Field

In addition to slicing payroll this winter, the Mets cut dimensions at Citi Field.


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Coutinho: Mets’ Terry Collins Asks ‘Why Not Us?’

The addition of a second wild card team creates another opportunity for every National League club and that only fortifies Collin’s position of “Why Not Us?”


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Coleman: Mets Make Moves And A ‘Young’ Pitcher Makes His Comeback

The Mets trimmed their roster down to 32 on Thursday by making six cuts, none of them surprising.


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B&C Morning Show: Boomer’s Got A ‘Whole Lotta Explaining’ To Do

While talking about ‘peaking-early’ in relation to David Wright’s on-field performance this spring, Boomer asked Craig if he has ever had a problem ‘peaking-early’.


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Coleman: Mets’ R.A. Dickey Opens Up About Startling Revelations

The discussion of sexual abuse is so often hidden by shame, and Dickey feels it has to be more out in the open.


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Coleman: David Wright’s Return A Success

Number 5 was back in his usual spot – third in the lineup and at 3B – and both he and the Mets couldn’t have been happier. The whole process felt pretty good to David Wright.


David Wright #5 of the New York Mets at Spring Training (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Mets David Wright Gets First Spring Training Start

Wright was expected to be in the starting lineup on Tuesday when the Mets have the first of three straight home games, but felt good enough after taking batting practice on Sunday against two minor league pitchers to bump it up a day.