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Jeremy Hefner (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Kallet: Despite Mets’ Strong Start, Abysmal Back End Of Rotation Could Doom Club In A Hurry

The back end of New York’s rotation has been predictably abysmal. Dillon Gee, Jeremy Hefner and Aaron Laffey — the current No. 3, No. 4 and No. 5 starters — have a combined 6.23 ERA in 23 2/3 innings pitched.

04/16/2013

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Harvey Throws A No-Hitter Into The 7th Inning As Mets Win 4-2

Matt Harvey didn’t allow a hit until Justin Morneau homered off the right-field foul pole with two outs in the seventh inning and led the New York Mets over the Minnesota Twins 4-2 Saturday.

04/13/2013

Shaun Marcum with the Brewers in 2012 (Photo by David Welker/Getty Images)

Mets’ Marcum Scratched From Simulated Game, Unlikely To Start Sunday

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Shaun Marcum was unable to pitch a simulated game for the Mets because of pain in his neck and is doubtful to come off the disabled list to start Sunday against […]

04/03/2013

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Palladino: Harvey’s Turn To Shine In Mets’ Young 1-2 Punch

Not to put any undue pressure on Matt Harvey, but a well-thrown game against the Padres today would look awfully nice for the top of that Mets rotation.

04/03/2013

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Mets Starter Johan Santana Has Shoulder Surgery For 2nd Time

The Mets said the 34-year-old left-hander was operated on Tuesday at the Hospital for Special Surgery.

04/02/2013

John Buck #44 of the New York Mets celebrates with Jonathon Niese #49 after scoring on a Ruben Tejada #11 (not pictured) RBI double. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Stellar Start From Niese, Balanced Offensive Attack Propel Mets Past Padres

Nothing about the New York Mets on Monday resembled the second half of last season. Then again, opening day has often been their biggest highlight of the year.

04/01/2013

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All Eyes On Jon Niese As Mets Host Padres In Opener

Some main attractions are missing as the Mets host the San Diego Padres in their season opener Monday.

04/01/2013

Johan Santana (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Keidel: Flushed In Flushing, Johan Santana’s Sad Mets Solo

Facing surgery on the same shoulder that caged him two seasons ago, Santana’s days as a Met are over. Where else but Queens would resounding goodwill like Opening Day be met with such bad news?

03/31/2013

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Mets Starter Johan Santana Set For Season-Ending Surgery On Tuesday

Mets starter Santana will undergo season-ending surgery on a capsule in his left shoulder on Tuesday.

03/30/2013

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Gee And Hefner Fail To Impress Ahead Of Opening Day, Mets Lose To Orioles

Dillon Gee and Jeremy Hefner each had a poor day in the Mets’ final warmup before Opening Day.

03/30/2013

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Sight For Sore Eyes: David Wright Appears In 1st Big League Game In 2 Weeks

The Mets’ captain made his first appearance in a big league game since sustaining a rib injury during the World Baseball Classic, going 0-for-3 and playing five innings for New York in a 7-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals.

03/29/2013

Johan Santana (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Giglio: Don’t Forget The Greatness Of Johan Santana

If Johan Santana’s last pitch in a New York Mets uniform was his 93rd and final offering to the Washington Nationals’ lineup on August 17, 2012, it’s likely that fans will soon forget the dominant, Hall of Fame caliber pitcher that he once was.

03/29/2013

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David Wright On Teammate Johan Santana: ‘He’s Just Kind Of In A Bit Of Shock’

“He’s just kind of in a bit of shock,” Wright said. “I don’t think anyone was expecting this. For everyone, it’s kind of shocking. It’s disheartening.”

03/29/2013

Fan holds a sign thanking Johan Santana one day after the Mets' penultimate game of the 2008 season. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Coleman: Warrior, Fiercest Of Competitors — That’s How I’ll Remember Santana

So this is how the Johan Santana era ends for the Mets. Not with a bang, not with a whimper, but with yet another injury announcement.

03/29/2013

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Alex Rodriguez — Who Might Not Play In ’13 — Will Make More Money Than Astros

Alex Rodriguez will make more this year than all the Houston Astros combined — a lot more. And he won’t even play the first half of the season, if at all.

03/29/2013

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