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Matt Harvey against the Washington Nationals at Citi Field on May 1, 2015. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notes: Harvey Hot, Offense Not And Some Strange Stats

After riding high for much of April, the Mets have been shut down in May, finding themselves on the losing end of consecutive 1-0 home losses for the first time in 42 years.

05/04/2015

MIAMI, FL - APRIL 29:  Giancarlo Stanton #27 of the Miami Marlins is congratulated by Martin Prado #14 after hitting a two run home run during a game against the New York Mets  at Marlins Park on April 29, 2015 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Stanton, Suzuki Hammer Mets; New York Falls To Marlins 7-3

Giancarlo Stanton homered and drove in three runs, Ichiro Suzuki added a three-run homer in the eighth to blow the game open and the Miami Marlins topped the New York Mets 7-3 on Wednesday night.

04/30/2015

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 16: Lucas Duda #21 of the New York Mets heads for first after he hit a single in the seventh inning against the Miami Marlins on April 16, 2015 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Duda’s Hot Bat Leads Mets Over Marlins For 5th Straight Win

Lucas Duda got three more hits and the New York Mets overcame Giancarlo Stanton’s blast and Ichiro Suzuki’s ballet to beat the Miami Marlins 7-5 Thursday night for their fifth straight win.

04/17/2015

The Yankees’ Ichiro Suzuki watches his third-inning three-run home run against the Toronto Blue Jays sail into the right field seats on July 25, 2014, in the Bronx. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Report: Ex-Yankee Ichiro Heading To The Marlins

His return to the Bronx was considered a long shot, but Ichiro Suzuki’s major league career will continue nonetheless.

01/23/2015

Ichiro Suzuki #31 of the New York Yankees bats against the Boston Red Sox during the last game of the season at Fenway Park on September 28, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Kallas: If Yankees Mistakenly Don’t Re-Sign Ichiro, Mets Should Go After Him

Wouldn’t it be good to have a future Hall of Famer in that locker room? Wouldn’t it be good to have a guy who has played 19 games in the postseason, and has batted .356 with a .400 OBP in those 19 games?

10/02/2014

Yankees manager Joe Girardi (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images) and general manager Brian Cashman (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Time For Yankees To Find New ‘Core’ — And Some Pop In The Lineup

The Yankees begin life without Derek Jeter this week, facing a future full of holes in an offense already among the American League’s worst.

09/30/2014

Ichiro Suzuki went 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored in the Yankees' 7-4 win over Minnesota on July 3, 2014. (Credit: Getty Images)

Ichiro Plans To Continue His Pursuit Of 3,000 Hits — With Or Without Yankees

When it comes to their position players, the Yankees have a lot of decisions to make this offseason. One logical choice to free up a roster spot would be to let soon-to-be 41-year-old free agent Ichiro Suzuki walk. But will they?

09/29/2014

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 19: Ichiro Suzuki #31 of the New York Yankees hits a single in the third inning against the Houston Astros at Yankee Stadium on August 19, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Carter Homers In The 9th, Pushes Astros Past Yanks 7-4

Chris Carter snapped a ninth-inning tie with a colossal three-run homer, extending his second-half power surge and sending the Houston Astros to a 7-4 victory over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night.

08/20/2014

The Yankees’ Ichiro Suzuki watches his third-inning three-run home run against the Toronto Blue Jays sail into the right field seats on July 25, 2014, in the Bronx. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yankees Overcome Slow Start, Use Long Ball To Top Blue Jays

Ichiro Suzuki homered for the first time since last August, prolonging extended slumps against the New York Yankees for Mark Buehrle and the Toronto Blue Jays.

07/25/2014

Rays second baseman Logan Forsythe tags the Yankees’ Ichiro Suzuki, bottom, during an attempted steal in the 11th inning on April 20, 2014, at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla.  Suzuki was initially called safe, but the called was overturned on replay review. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Teixeira Voices Displeasure With MLB’s Replay Rules

The idea of replay is to get the calls on the field right, and so far Major League Baseball has done a pretty good job of doing just that. However, there have been certain “gray areas” that have forced umpires into tough spots.

04/21/2014

Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell is ejected by umpire Bob Davidson after arguing a call settled by instant replay against the New York Yankees on April 13, 2014. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Red Sox Manager Gripes About Replay After Loss To Yankees

Two weeks into the season, BoSox manager John Farrell has had about enough of baseball’s expanded replay system. And, of course, it’s all thanks to the Yankees.

04/14/2014

The Yankees’ Ichiro Suzuki throws the ball to second base during the first inning at Minute Maid Park on April 3, 2014, in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Kallas: Yankees Should Trade Ichiro? Are You Out Of Your Mind?

The Yankees may want to hold on to the guy because he could very well end up being a key component this season. All this talk, at least by the television announcers, of possibly trading Ichiro, should stop immediately.

04/04/2014

Yankees’ ace CC Sabathia concluded spring training with a 1.29 ERA. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Sabathia Ready For Yankees’ Opener After Shutting Down Pirates

New York Yankees ace CC Sabathia pitched four scoreless innings in his final tuneup for opening day, a 4-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday.

03/27/2014

Yankees outfielder Ichiro Suzuki (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Challenging For 5th Spot, Warren Allows 1 Run In Yankees’ Loss To Rays

Ben Zobrist, Desmond Jennings and Matt Joyce homered to help the Tampa Bay Rays beat the New York Yankees 5-4 on Wednesday.

03/05/2014

Yankees outfielder Ichiro Suzuki (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Ichiro Taking A Wait-And-See Approach About Role With Revamped Yankees

Following the Yankees’ offseason retooling, Suzuki might be better off if he’s traded. But he doesn’t want to think about that possibility too much just yet.

02/19/2014

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