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Will K-Rod Notch Save No. 300 In A Mets Uniform?

Francisco Rodriguez has been the subject of recent trade speculation, with the non-roster deadline approaching on July 31. So the question is, will the closer get save No. 300 in a Mets uniform?


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Mets Win Again Out West, Take Care Of Dodgers 5-3

Ruben Tejada doubled home two runs while filling in again for injured shortstop Jose Reyes, Carlos Beltran doubled twice and scored twice, and the Mets beat the Dodgers 5-3 on Wednesday night for their fourth straight victory.


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Report: Mets Shopping K-Rod, Jason Isringhausen, Tim Byrdak

A trio of Mets relievers are reportedly on the trading block. Mets general manager Sandy Alderson is “aggressively” shopping closer Francisco Rodriguez, setup man Jason Isringhausen and lefty reliever Tim Byrdak, according to the Daily News.


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Schwei: 2011 Mets, The True Definition Of A .500 Team

The Mets will reach the half-way point of the 2011 season this week. They begin play with a record of 39 and 39, not just .500 overall but across the board.


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Rangers ‘Interested’ In Mets’ Beltran, K-Rod

WFAN and SI.com’s Jon Heyman reports that the Rangers are “interested” in Mets outfielder Carlos Beltran and Francisco Rodriguez.


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Mets’ K-Rod: Trade To Yankees? Sure, I’d Set Up For Mariano Rivera

Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez knows he might be a goner by the July 31 trading deadline, and he’s not against serving in a setup role for a contending team. Including the Yankees.


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Coutinho: Jose Reyes Still Very Much In Mets’ Plans

The word filtered out late yesterday, “breaking news” that Jose Reyes would not talk contract until after the season. The fact this was labeled as “breaking news” is downright comical.


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Coleman’s Corner: Don’t Read Too Much Into The Mets’ Jose Reyes Situation

What you heard from Jose Reyes and his agent on Tuesday was consistent with what they’ve been saying all along and certainly came as no surprise. And what Mets GM Sandy Alderson heard and said was not unexpected either.


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K-Rod: Blame Me For Mets’ Balk-Off Loss To Braves

Francisco Rodriguez took responsibility for the blown save that led to D.J. Carrasco’s game-ending balk in the 10th inning on Thursday. “Three pitches, it’s a tie ballgame,” Rodriguez said. “There’s no excuses. I didn’t execute and it cost us the game.”


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On WFAN: Sandy Alderson ‘Pleased And Gratified’ With Mets’ Play

After beating the Braves on Wednesday, the Mets are at .500 for the first time in almost a month, a record that has general manager Sandy Alderson “pleased and gratified.”


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Mets’ K-Rod: I’d Consider Waiving No-Trade Clause, Vesting Option

Francisco Rodriguez sees the writing on the wall for the Mets. On Wednesday, the fiery Mets closer said though he wants to stay with the club, he would consider waiving his no-trade clause — and vesting option — if New York wants to make a trade.


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Coutinho: Mets Jose Reyes A Goner? Not So Fast

I really believe Fred Wilpon wants to retain the services of Reyes, but knows what it will cost and also knows he can not afford Carl Crawford money.


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Coutinho: Right Now, Mets More Exciting Than Yankees

Yankee Stadium has never been a pleasant place for Mets fans to visit. The Flushing faithful have experienced some rough moments there, including the now infamous Luis Castillo drop. But riding the subway to the Bronx might feel better this year.


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Coutinho: Don’t Be Shocked If Mets Aren’t Sellers At Trading Deadline

The Mets are playing well as we end the first quarter of the season. And in a watered down NL wild card race, that could mean Sandy Alderson will have an interesting decision come July 31st.


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Coutinho: Resilient Mets Head Into An Important Week

When they started the season at 5-13, the baseball world was prepared to throw dirt on the Mets. Terry Collins and his players didn’t get the memo. Right now, the Mets are playing a spirited, hard-nosed type of the baseball that has bred a winning attitude.