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Carlos Beltran #15 of the New York Mets is welcomed home after his two run homerun by Willie Harris #22 of the Mets who scored on the play and Daniel Murphy #28 of the Mets in the first inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on May 12, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Schwei: Mets Hitting The Trifecta

Carlos Beltran became the first player in the majors this season and the eighth Met to hit three home runs in a game last week in Colorado. So what does Beltran have in common with Todd Hundley, Dave Kingman and Mark Teixeira?


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Turner Drives In 5 RBIs, Mets Beat Astros 7-4

Justin Turner homered and drove in a career-high five runs to help the New York Mets beat the Houston Astros 7-4 Sunday.


Francisco Rodriguez (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Coutinho: Mets’ K-Rod, Focused And Determined

Many critics of K-Rod complain that anger management counseling might strip him of his biggest asset on the mound — passion and competitive fire to win. But from the moment he arrived at Mets camp, he dispelled that notion.


Francisco Rodriguez (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Schwei: It’s Rarely As Easy As 1-2-3 For K-Rod

On April 6th, 2009, Francisco Rodriguez made his Mets’ debut and recorded his first NL save with a 1-2-3 9th inning against the Reds. Since then, 1-2-3 innings have not been exactly the norm for the Mets’ closer.


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Ethier’s Streak Ends At 30, Mets Beat Dodgers 4-2

Pinch-hitter Justin Turner came through with a long single that snapped an eighth-inning tie and the New York Mets stopped Andre Ethier’s hitting streak at 30 games Saturday night in a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers.


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Mets K-Rod, Bay Talk About The Turnaround On WFAN

Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez joined Joe and Evan to talk about his recent pitching and the six-game winning streak.


General Manager Sandy Alderson of the New York Mets talks to reporters. (credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

No Drama This Year After Mets’ ‘Sobering’ Visit With Wounded Soldiers

The Mets got it right both on and off the field Tuesday. Before their 6-4 win over the Washington Nationals, the team visited wounded soldiers at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center — with none of the drama that came from last year’s trip.


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Coutinho: Mets Bullpen Making It Tough On Collins

This bullpen is dragging the Mets down. And for a club filled with question marks, this issue might top the list of concerns for the team.


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Mets Score 3 In The 10th, Hold Off Marlins 6-4

David Wright’s third hit of the game brought Jose Reyes home with the go-ahead run in the 10th, Willie Harris added a two-run single later in the inning, and the New York Mets beat the Florida Marlins 6-4 on Saturday night.


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Pelfrey, 2011 Mets Eager To Show Their Stuff In Opener

Both the Mets and the Marlins say getting the season off to a quick start might prove vital. In the Mets’ case, it’s doubtful the regular season can get any worse than the offseason.


Jose Reyes (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images), David Wright (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Coleman’s Corner: The 2011 Mets Will Be Better Than Anticipated

The Mets’ attitude under new manager Terry Collins has been refreshing – whether that’s enough to overcome some talent obstacles remains to be seen. Ed Coleman breaks it down for us.


Charlie Samuels (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File), K-Rod (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Subpoenas Sent In Samuels Case; NYPD Questions K-Rod, Other Mets

The Mets’ off-field headaches keep mounting this spring. Queens DA Richard Brown and the NYPD are ratcheting up their investigation into former Mets clubhouse manager Charlie Samuels.


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Perez, K-Rod Pitch Scoreless Ball, Mets Beat Cards

Closer Francisco Rodriguez pitched a scoreless inning in his spring debut and New York beat a split squad of St. Louis Cardinals 3-0 Thursday.


New York Mets pitcher Francisco Rodriguez fields a ball while taking part in drills during spring training baseball Friday, Feb. 18, 2011, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Mets’ K-Rod Scratched Against Nationals

Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez was scratched from Tuesday afternoon’s game against the Nationals. K-Rod hasn’t thrown the past two days while in New York for a court appearance.



K-Rod On WFAN: We’re Going To Surprise A Lot Of People

Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez joined WFAN’s Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts Wednesday to discuss the incident that ended his season last year and jeopardized his future with the team.