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Josh Thole of the Toronto Blue Jays prepares to tag out Francisco Cervelli the New York Yankees in the third inning on April 5, 2014. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Palladino: Home-Plate Collision And Replay Confusion Hurts Baseball

Blocking the plate used to be an “at your own risk” proposition for a catcher. MLB is trying to change that. Unfortunately, as we saw in Saturday’s 4-0 Yankees loss to the Blue Jays, it’s not going to be so easy.

04/07/2014

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Report: Mets Plan To Put Noah Syndergaard On Fast-Track

According to a report, Noah Syndergaard could be on an accelerated path to make his Mets debut in June 2014.

11/08/2013

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R.A. Apologizes For Holiday Party Incident; Denies Rumor That He Was Bad Teammate

“I think it’s important for me to grieve leaving New York,” Dickey said on Tuesday. “I had a proverbial home there. I had a home among fans. I had a home in an organization.”

12/19/2012

R.A. Dickey (credit: Marc Serota/Getty Images), Travis d'Arnaud (credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Coleman: Difference-Maker? For Mets, D’Arnaud Fits The Bill

The prevalent theory is usually to sell high on a stock when you can. Time will tell whether the dividend pays off.

12/18/2012

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Toronto-Bound Dickey Thanks Mets Fans; Sandy ‘Not Punting’ On 2013

“Thank you for making me feel wanted,” R.A. Dickey tweeted just before the official trade announcement.

12/18/2012

R.A. Dickey (credit: Marc Serota/Getty Images), Travis d'Arnaud (credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Palladino: R.A. Dickey Trade A Home Run For Mets

Count Monday as a Mets win, even though sometimes even winning involves a modicum of pain.

12/18/2012

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Dickey, Toronto Agree On Extension As Mets Complete 7-Player Trade

New York will send Dickey, catcher Josh Thole and catcher Mike Nickeas to Toronto for d’Arnaud, pitching prospect Noah Syndergaard, Major League catcher John Buck and 18-year-old outfield prospect Wuilmer Becerra.

12/17/2012

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Reports: Mets, Blue Jays Agree In Principle To Send R.A. Dickey To Toronto

The Mets and Blue Jays have agreed in principle on a deal involving Cy Young Award-winner R.A. Dickey, according to multiple reports.

12/16/2012

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Reports: Mets, Blue Jays Closing In On R.A. Dickey Trade

R.A. Dickey and his knuckleball could soon be headed to Toronto.

12/15/2012

R.A. Dickey (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Mets Reportedly Getting ‘Serious’ About Trading R.A. Dickey

Sources said that the Amazins’ have gotten “serious” about trading Dickey, potentially as early as this week at the Winter Meetings.

12/03/2012

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Coutinho: Will Daniel Murphy Be Here In 2013?

Will Daniel Murphy be a Met in 2013?

09/09/2012

R.A. Dickey (Photo by Jeff Curry/Getty Images)

R.A. Dickey Becomes First To 18 Wins As Mets Top Cardinals In Series Finale

R.A. Dickey became the first pitcher in the Majors to win 18 games this season and Ike Davis hit a three-run homer as the Mets topped the Cardinals, 6-2, on Wednesday.

09/05/2012

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Mets’ Lifeless Bats Spoil McHugh’s Brilliant Major League Debut

Collin McHugh pitched two-hit ball over seven scoreless innings for the Mets in his Major League debut, but the Colorado Rockies completed their second straight four-game sweep of New York with a 1-0 victory on Thursday.

08/23/2012

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Mets Acquire Kelly Shoppach From Red Sox For Player To Be Named

Catcher Kelly Shoppach has been acquired by the New York Mets from the Boston Red Sox for a player to be named following a waiver claim.

08/14/2012

Kelly Shoppach (Photo by Gail Oskin/Getty Images)

Coutinho: Mets’ Acquisition Of Kelly Shoppach Is A Solid, Understated Move

This is not the dramatic move that Mets fans had hoped for, but it is a solid, understated pickup. And it’s a good start to reshaping the Mets.

08/14/2012

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