Miguel Batista

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Who You Calling ‘Chickens?’ Yankees Again Grab NY Bragging Rights

“Not too bad for a bunch of chickens,” Nick Swisher said after his big home run Sunday night, eager to take a shot at Mets closer Frank Francisco.


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B&C Morning Show: Mets’ Pitcher/Poet Miguel Batista Joins The Fun

Boomer and Craig were pleasantly surprised when Miguel Batista called in on the hotline.


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Mets Shuffle Rotation; Johan Santana Gets Extra Day Of Rest After No-Hitter

The Mets shuffled their rotation following Johan Santana’s no-hitter and recalled infielder Josh Satin from Triple-A Buffalo on Sunday to replace injured outfielder Mike Baxter on the roster.


Scott Hairston of the New York Mets celebrates his sixth inning home run against the Philadelphia Phillies with teammates Omar Quintanilla and Mike Baxter at Citi Field. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Unexpected Mets Heroes Are Pleasant Surprises

Plenty of no-name Mets are contributing to the Amazins’ unexpected rise toward becoming NL East contenders.


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Palladino: Mets Beating Back Adversity

The Mets have again peered over the ledge of their season and pulled themselves away from the craggy route to the bottom.


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Schwei: The Wright Numbers

David Wright’s impressive start this season not only has the Mets third basman atop the majors in batting average but climbing nearer to the top of the club’s all-time leaderboards.


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Mets Place Batista On DL, Recall Schwinden

The New York Mets placed right-hander Miguel Batista on the 15-day disabled list Sunday and recalled right-hander Chris Schwinden.


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Brandon Morrow, Blue Jays Shutout Mets 2-0

New York lost for the sixth time in nine games and saw starter Miguel Batista leave with a sore lower back.


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Miguel Batista Leaves With Sore Back

Miguel Batista left Saturday’s start against the Blue Jays after just two innings because of a sore lower back.


Daniel Murphy

Suddenly Ageless Batista Tosses Gem As Mets Edge Brewers

Miguel Batista pitched seven shutout innings of four-hit ball and Daniel Murphy supplied the offense, sending the surprising New York Mets to a 3-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday night.


Miguel Batista

Duda Delivers Big As Mets Rally For 4th Straight Win

Lucas Duda had a tiebreaking, two-out RBI single in the seventh and the New York Mets took advantage of Philadelphia’s defensive blunder, beating the Phillies 7-4 on Tuesday night.


David Wright

Giants Ride Superior Pitching To Doubleheader Sweep Of Mets

Tim Lincecum posted his first win of the season despite another uneven performance, Nate Schierholtz and Buster Posey homered and the San Francisco Giants beat the New York Mets 6-1 Monday in the first game of a doubleheader.


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Mets v. Giants Postponed, Will Host Doubleheader On Monday

The game between the San Francisco Giants and New York Mets has been postponed because of rain and rescheduled as part of a single-admission doubleheader on Monday beginning at 4:10 p.m.


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Mets Implode, Phillies March To Victory, 8-2

The wheels fell off for the Mets as they gave up 5 unearned runs during the 8th and lost to the Phillies 8-2 on Sunday.


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Coutinho: Mets’ Bullpen Continues To Shine

Sandy Alderson had a vision going into the offseason, and that was to re-shape the bullpen. So far, it has worked wonders.