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Eddie C’s Mets Notebook: Sandy Alderson Answers Some Pressing Questions

It wasn’t exactly State of the Mets, but G.M. Sandy Alderson – after a 1-6 road trip and watching his team lose 7 of 8 games – met the media prior to Friday night’s start of a 10-game homestand.

07/05/2014

Zack Wheeler high-fives Taylor Teagarden after pitching a complete game to defeat the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on June 19, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Palladino: Believe It Or Not, Mets Still Have Shot In Weak NL East

Here are the Mets, playing more like Single-A than MLB, performing before empty seats at Citi Field, just five games off the lead. One good streak, and the season could look totally different.

06/20/2014

Sandy Alderson (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Palladino: Mets In Danger Of Becoming Irrelevant — Again

It’s nothing new in these parts. Mets have become the heel against which the loose shoe rubs. Only numbness exists along with a patch of ugly derma.

06/11/2014

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Charlie Manuel Fired As Phillies Manager; Ryne Sandberg Takes Over

Charlie Manuel has been fired as manager of the Philadelphia Phillies, with his team out of the pennant race and in a tailspin since the All-Star break.

08/16/2013

Terry Collins (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Report: Barring Disastrous Final Weeks, Collins Likely To Remain Mets’ Manager

“We can’t have a collapse, and Terry knows that,” one source told the New York Daily News. “Otherwise, at the end of the season, something good might happen.”

08/09/2013

Juan Lagares #12 of the New York Mets is unable to catch a single hit by Ryan Zimmerman #11 of the Washington Nationals. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Schwei: Bad Weekend in D.C., Murphy’s Big Day And More Mets Notes

The Mets have lost three games in a row for the first time since the middle of June as they head to Miami to take on the Marlins.

07/29/2013

Zack Wheeler (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Top Pitching Prospect Zack Wheeler Eager, Excited To Make Major-League Debut

Zack Wheeler is excited about his big-league debut with the New York Mets, especially since he’ll be pitching not far from where he grew up.

06/17/2013

Jonathon Niese

Mets Postponed In Atlanta, Niese Scheduled To Pitch Sunday

Rain has forced the Braves to postpone their game Saturday against the Mets. A makeup date has yet to be determined.

05/04/2013

Terry Collins (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Coleman: Can The Mets’ Offense Get Any Worse?

Make it six losses in a row. And more abject futility. It’s enough to drive manager Terry Collins crazy.

05/01/2013

Fred Wilpon (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Coleman: Is A New Day Dawning For The Mets?

When owner Fred Wilpon announced in Florida that the financial turmoil that had long plagued and hindered the franchise for many years was now a thing of the past, a huge cloud of uncertainty was lifted.

02/14/2013

David Wright of the New York Mets. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Mets’ Reported Mega-Offer Is A Dilemma For David Wright

The big question remains: Does Wright want to be a one-team man like Chipper Jones and Derek Jeter, or does he eventually want to test the free-agent waters like most elite players of the modern era?

11/28/2012

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Coleman: Third Place? Fourth Place? Does It Really Matter, Mets Fans?

Third place? Fourth place? Look, any place that isn’t first place or a place that means a playoff spot should really be immaterial to anyone who plays for, roots for, or follows a team.

09/04/2012

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Palladino: A Change Of Mind On Mets Rookie Matt Harvey

The Mets want to shut down Harvey after 165, 170, 175 innings? Sure. Why not. A few days ago, I probably would have said otherwise. But I always reserve the right to change my mind.

09/04/2012

Curtis Granderson (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images), Kelly Shoppach (credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Palladino: Oh The Pressure! Yankees, Mets In Different Worlds

No, they wouldn’t trade places with the Mets. Not for all the money in the world. But the Yanks would sure like to put together a little winning streak as their crosstown counterparts just did. Like, starting Friday.

08/31/2012

Jonathon Niese (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Homers From Baxter, Hairston Not Enough As Mets Drop Series Finale To Phils

Early home runs from Mike Baxter and Scott Hairston weren’t enough support for starting pitcher Jon Niese as the Mets dropped the series finale against the Phillies and had their four-game winning streak snapped.

08/30/2012

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