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Ex-Met Rips A-Rod For Lawsuit Against Players’ Union

Former Mets reliever Jon Rauch blasted Alex Rodriguez on Twitter for filing a lawsuit against the Major League Baseball Players Association, saying the 14-time All-Star has run out of people to blame.


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Report: Matt Harvey Threatened To Fight Teammate After 2012 Hazing Incident

You can’t touch Harvey on the mound. And apparently you shouldn’t mess with him off it.


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Mets’ Alderson ‘Not Sure’ If He’ll Make Offer To Brian Wilson

The Mets bullpen might have to make room for Brian Wilson — and his trademark beard.


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R.A. Dickey Does It! Mets’ Knuckleballer Wins No. 20

Mets reliever Jon Rauch made it interesting. But in the end Dickey got win No. 20, furthering his case for the National League Cy Young Award.


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Coutinho: Breaking Down The Top 5 Offseason Priorities For Sandy Alderson

Sandy Alderson needs to act swiftly in order to restore confidence in the eyes of the team’s fan base. With that in mind, here is what I think are the top five offseason issues he needs to address prior to the 2013 season.


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More Mets History For Santana, But This Time It’s Nothing To Celebrate

Johan Santana gave up his fifth grand slam as a Met on Friday, which according to Elias, broke a tie with Ron Taylor, Tug McGraw, Al Leiter and Armando Benitez for the most allowed in club history.


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Mets Hang On, Defeat Braves 6-5

The Mets won by a whisker on Sunday night as they held off a late Braves comeback to win 6-5.


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Young Outduels Capuano, Mets Take First Game Against Dodgers

Chris Young And Chris Capuano were teammates with the Mets last season and shared one common trait above all — resiliency. New York’s starter got the better of their first head-to-head matchup since free agency Thursday.


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Palladino: Mets Could Use Some Relief

What the Mets really need is a new arm or two out there. That might be something for Sandy Alderson to consider well before the July 31 trade deadline.


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Coleman: Can Mets Stay In The NL East Mix?

Ultimately, this is a team that has a very small margin for error, and they have committed way too many errors to survive.


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Schwei: Santana’s Stadium Start And Dickey’s Shutout Streak

The Yankees hit four home runs off Johan Santana Friday night in his first start after no-hitting the Cardinals. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, that matches the most home runs allowed by a pitcher in his first start after throwing a no-hitter or a perfect game.


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‘Angry’ Mets Come Up Empty In Bronx, Look To Turn Page Against Rays

Terry Collins was worried that the error David Wright just made could lead to trouble. With the way the Yankees have hit this month, who could blame him?


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Yankees’ Martin ‘Walking On Air’ After Subway Sweep Of Mets

Russell Martin and the homer-happy Yankees appeared a little out of practice when it came to celebrating a game-winning homer. No matter, they sent the Mets back to Queens without a win to show for their Bronx trip.


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Martin Hits Walk-Off HR; Yankees Beat Mets 5-4 To Sweep Series

Russell Martin led off the ninth with his second homer of the game and the New York Yankees took advantage of some shoddy infield defense to beat the Mets 5-4.


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‘Just One Of Those Nights’ For Mets; Rauch Out With Elbow Debris

Terry Collins knew he was taking a risk. With Chris Young starting his first major league game in more than a year, and a short bullpen, the Mets manager had few options.