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Derek Jeter (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images), Juan Lagares (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Palladino: Uncertainty Abounds For Mets, Yankees As Season Opens

Until they start throwing around the old hardball for real, everybody’s even despite the obvious baggage the Mets bring against the Nationals on Monday or the improvements the Yanks take to Houston on Tuesday.

03/31/2014

Relief pitcher LaTroy Hawkins #32 of the New York Mets is hugged by catcher Anthony Recker #20 after saving their 4-3 win against the Philadelphia Phillies. (Photo by Chris Gardner/Getty Images)

Schwei: Closing Out The Season, A Bad Year At Citi And More Mets Notes

The Mets close out the 2013 season with a three-game series against the Reds in Cincinnati, and then they return home for four games vs. the Milwaukee Brewers.

09/23/2013

Hector Sanchez #29 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates after scoring a run in the fourth inning against the New York Mets. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Mets Strand Tying Run In 9th Inning, Drop Series Finale To Giants

Madison Bumgarner struck out 10 in seven innings of four-hit ball, outpitching Jonathon Niese to lead the San Francisco Giants over the New York Mets, 2-1, on Thursday.

09/19/2013

Zack Wheeler #45 (L) and Matt Harvey #33 (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Palladino: If Front Office Doesn’t Mess It Up, Mets Will Win WS Before Yanks

It’s all about windows. The Yanks’ is closing, and not just because of the Alex Rodriguez mess. The windows around Citi Field are wide open.

08/23/2013

Wilmer Flores  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Wilmer Flores Willing To Play ‘Anywhere’ To Stay In Lineup

The rookie third baseman will eventually lose his position when captain David Wright returns from a hamstring injury. So what then? A move to the outfield?

08/13/2013

David Wright. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Mets Place Captain David Wright On 15-Day DL, Call Up Mike Baxter

David Wright is going on the 15-day disabled list with a right hamstring injury. Mike Baxter was recalled from Triple-A Las Vegas.

08/03/2013

Terry Collins (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Kallet: Terry Collins Deserves Chance With Roster That Can Realistically Contend

Terry Collins’ contract will expire at the end of the season. I’m not suggesting that Fred Wilpon should give him a four-year extension. But I’d like to see him finally have a chance with a team that’s built to contend.

07/28/2013

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Hefner Shines In Mets’ 2-1 Victory Against Brewers

Josh Satin had two doubles and a single for the Mets, scoring one run and driving in the other to extend his hitting streak to 11 games.

07/07/2013

Jeremy Hefner (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Mets’ Hefner Stifles D-Backs, Sends NL West Leaders To 5th Straight Loss

Jeremy Hefner and the Mets handed Patrick Corbin his first loss, breaking away from the Arizona Diamondbacks 9-1 on a drizzly Tuesday night.

07/03/2013

The Mets’ Matt Harvey pitches in the first inning against the Nationals at Citi Field on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Harvey Dominates Over 7, And Then Watches Mets Pitch Like Triple-A Club

Ian Desmond doubled home the go-ahead run in the ninth inning and the Washington Nationals rallied late after a dominant Matt Harvey departed, overtaking the New York Mets 6-4 Friday night.

06/28/2013

Zack Wheeler (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images) and Matt Harvey (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Mark Your Calendars: Wheeler, Harvey Could Start Both Ends Of Double Dip June 18

The 23-year-old could make his major-league debut in grand fashion, as part of a doubleheader against the Braves on June 18. And who would start the other game of the double dip? None other than ace Matt Harvey.

06/10/2013

Ike Davis (Photo by Steve Mitchell/Getty Images)

Coleman: Is This Rock Bottom? Mets Reach Breaking Point, Send Ike & Co. Packing

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson finally had his Peter Finch moment: “I’m mad as hell, and I’m not going to take this anymore!”

06/10/2013

Matt Harvey (credit: Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Coleman: Battery Of Matt Harvey, Travis D’Arnaud Gels In Kissimmee

Harvey pitched his initial two innings of the spring against the Astros, concentrating on keeping his fastball down in the zone, and he thought d’Arnaud did an excellent job of helping him get strikes.

02/25/2013