Mike Baxter

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.


Dillon Gee

Gee Does It All As Mets Bounce Back, Club Padres

Dillon Gee struck out a career-high nine, won consecutive starts for the first time in nearly a year, and doubled and scored the go-ahead run Friday night to lead the New York Mets over the San Diego Padres 6-1.


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B&C Morning Show: Mets Outfielder Mike Baxter Speaks

Fresh off batting lead-off for the Mets in their 3-2 win over the Pirates last night, outfielder Mike Baxter joined Boomer & Craig via the hotline to talk about the Mets latest victory, their impressive start to the young season.


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Mike Baxter Assumes Leadoff Spot As Torres Gets Much-Needed Night Off

Center fielder Andres Torres will get the night off on Tuesday night in the Mets’ contest against the Pirates, and no, Kirk Nieuwenhuis won’t take his place at the top spot of the order. The leadoff hitter will be … wait for it … Mike Baxter!


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Gee, Baxter Help Mets Beat Blue Jays To Avoid Sweep

Mike Baxter had three hits and came within a home run of the cycle, Dillon Gee won for the first time in four starts and the New York Mets held on to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Sunday.


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Despite Ongoing Struggles At Plate, Mets’ Ike Davis Unlikely To Be Sent Down

Despite Mets first baseman Ike Davis’ issues at the plate this season, it’s unlikely that he’ll be the one sent down when Jason Bay returns to action, according to sources.


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Schwei: ‘Walk-Off’ Slams Mets For 10th Time

Sunday’s walk-off grand slam stung and stunned New York. But it wasn’t the first time. Or even the ninth.


Ike Davis and David Wright of the New York Mets. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Mets Win 11-Inning Thriller, Defeat Rockies 6-5

The Mets won an 11-inning thriller on Sunday as they defeated the Rockies, 6-5 at Coors Field.


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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Somers’ Monologue: Say It With Me, Mets Are 4-0!

Steve was sitting around Monday night, thinking to himself, “Let’s see, would I rather be 4-0 or 1-3?”


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Coleman: Fireballer Matt Harvey Stealing The Show At Mets Camp

Matt Harvey stole the show once again on Friday. The young pitcher, whom Sandy Koufax was looking to meet at Mets camp the other day, retired all six Atlanta batters he faced.


Prince Fielder

After Rain Delay, Mets Lose At Home Against Brewers

The Mets set a most dubious record Friday night, beaten by Prince Fielder and the Milwaukee Brewers 6-1 in a rainy, testy matchup.


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Schwei: The Dog Days Are A Downer For Mets

August has not been kind to the Mets so far. New York has gone just 3 and 9 this month, continuing a trend over the past few seasons where things unravel during the final third of the baseball schedule.


The 7 Line's Darren Meenan shows his latest sign at Citi Field while Mets manager Terry Collins ponders how to deal without his top two hitters. (credit: AP Photo/Paul J. Bereswill)

Mets, Once Again, Adjusting To Key Stretch Without Jose Reyes

Minus their top two hitters, the Mets took the field Monday night with an all-too-familiar challenge: find a way to win without their best players. They did, but the road ahead won’t be so easy.


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Jose Reyes Lands On The DL, Tejada And Baxter Recalled

The New York Mets have officially placed Jose Reyes on the disabled list, prompting the team to call up Ruben Tejada and Mike Baxter following Reyes and Daniel Murphy going to the DL.