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Shaun Marcum (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Coleman: Healthy Marcum Ready To Make Impact In Mets’ Rotation

Marcum officially signed with the Mets on Wednesday and is healthy and ready to go. Mets special assistant J.P. Ricciardi drafted Marcum when he was Toronto’s GM back in 2003, and Marcum saw the Mets as a good fit for himself some 10 years later.


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Mets’ Marcum Says Replacing R.A. Dickey A Team Effort

Despite the possible pressure of being seen as Dickey’s replacement, Marcum felt comfortable coming to New York thanks to a couple of familiar faces.


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Coutinho: The Mets Are On The Rise, And The First Steps Will Take Place In 2013

I am not promising a World Series or even a playoff appearance in 2013, but this team is on the rise and will make you proud in the coming years. And the first steps toward that journey will take place in 2013.


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Palladino: Mets’ Sandy Alderson Should Go To The Matt For Harvey

The Mets could use prospect Matt Harvey’s arm to help them stay afloat in the playoff race.


Chris Coghlan #8 of the Florida Marlins slides into to second base against Justin Turner #2 of the New York Mets at Roger Dean Stadium on March 4, 2011 in Jupiter, Florida. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Mets Option Turner; Emaus Closer To 2nd Base Job

And then there were three. The Mets edged closer to resolving their second base round-robin on Wednesday, optioning Justin Turner to Triple-A Buffalo.


New York Mets new manager Terry Collins speaks to the media during a press conference  at Citi Field on November 23, 2010 in New York, New York. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

New Mets Manager Terry Collins On The FAN

Terry Collins chased jobs all the way to Japan and China in the 11 years since he last managed a major league club just to find a place in a dugout. Rejuvenating the New York Mets, though, might be his toughest challenge of all.


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Source: Mets Hire Terry Collins As Manager

Terry Collins is a major league manager once again, hired by the New York Mets to help revitalize a franchise that has struggled on the field and at the gate.


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Decision Time: Alderson, Mets Finish 2nd Interviews

After completing second interviews with four finalists, the New York Mets plan to select their next manager no later than Monday.


J.P. Ricciardi (Photo by A. Messerschmidt/Getty Images), Sandy Alderson (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images), Paul DePodesta (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Keidel: Mets’ Beautiful Minds

The New York Metropolitans just got exponentially smarter. We don’t know if they got any better.


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DePodesta Joins Alderson In Mets Front Office

Paul DePodesta is joining Sandy Alderson in the New York Mets’ front office, the second high-profile hiring by the new general manager.


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Mets’ J.P. Ricciardi On The FAN

J.P. Ricciardi joined Mike Francesa to talk about his new role as the special assistant to the general manager with the Mets.


Bob Melvin (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images), Wally Backman (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews), Chip Hale (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)

Coleman’s Corner: Mets’ First Interviews

The Mets will commence the managerial derby on Thursday and Friday of this week. Brooklyn Cyclones manager Wally Backman and third base coach Chip Hale are at the top of the internal list.


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Mets Hire Ricciardi As Special Assistant To GM

The new-look Mets are playing more moneyball. General manager Sandy Alderson added an old friend from Oakland to his front office Tuesday, hiring J.P. Ricciardi as a special assistant in New York.


New York Mets owner and CEO Fred Wilpon, right, and COO Jeff Wilpon.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Coleman’s Corner: Mets Need To Do The Right Thing

The Wilpons said all the right things when they dismissed GM Omar Minaya and Manager Jerry Manuel on Monday. Now we’ll see if the hard lessons have been learned.