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Mets Send P Pedro Beato To Boston To Finish Shoppach Deal

The New York Mets sent right-hander Pedro Beato to Boston on Thursday to complete the trade in which they acquired catcher Kelly Shoppach on Tuesday.


Chris Stewart #19 of the New York Yankees celebrates as Lucas Duda #21 of the New York Mets strikes out in the ninth inning on June 23, 2012 during interleague play at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. The New York Yankees defeated the New York Mets 4-3. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Mets Send Lucas Duda To Triple-A, Call Up Manny Acosta

The 26-year-old Duda was batting .241 with 12 homers, 44 RBIs and a .335 on-base percentage. He had struck out 94 times, most on the team.


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After 5th Straight Loss, Wright Insists Plenty Of Fight Left In Mets

Before the Mets’ series with NL East-leading Nationals, manager Terry Collins said it was imperative the Mets left town feeling good about themselves. After Tuesday, that has become an uphill battle.


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Mets Promote Right-Hander Jack Egbert, Send Robert Carson Down To Binghamton

The Mets have optioned left-handed pitcher Robert Carson to Double-A Binghamton and promoted right-hander Jack Egbert from Triple-A Buffalo, the club confirmed on Friday.


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Collins Shows Frustration, Vents After Mets’ Tejada Exits With Injury

Whether he attempted to send a message to his team or simply lost control is up for interpretation, but what’s indisputable is that Terry Collins is not a happy camper at the moment.


Reliever Frank Francisco #50 of the Toronto Blue Jays at Busch Stadium on June 25, 2011 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Mets Hoping Frank Francisco Ends Their Search For A Closer

Given the opportunity, Frank Francisco believes he has the stuff to be a dominant closer. The New York Mets think so, too, and will give him every chance.


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Coleman: Mets Make Moves With Minor Leaguers

With the Winter Meetings around the corner in December, and the annual Rule 5 draft scheduled to take place, the Mets moved some of their top prospects onto their 40-man roster to protect them from being selected by other clubs.


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Coutinho: Hale Will Be Missed, But Mets Coaching Changes Make Sense

The Mets have announced some coaching changes for 2012 and my immediate reaction is that losing Chip Hale is a big hit while adding Tim Teufel as third base coach and Ricky Bones as bullpen coach makes sense.


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Coutinho Memo To Mets: Play With Some Pride

I have sat and watched the Mets the past week and – for the first time this season – it seems the effort is not there and it is sad to see.


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Report: Converting Mike Pelfrey To Closer ‘Squashed’ By Mets

Mike Pelfrey to the bullpen? Sure, it’s a good headline. But in theory, making Pelfrey next season’s closer — and finding someone to replace his 200-plus innings — doesn’t make much sense.


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Coutinho: Top 5 Questions Mets Need To Answer In Next 6 Weeks

The 2011 season has been an interesting journey for the New York Mets. So, as they play out the string down the homestretch, they need to find out some things. Here is my Top 5 list…


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Coutinho: Can Terry Collins Keep The Mets Motivated?

The long anticipated Carlos Beltran trade has been executed and most Met fans think it will mean that the next two months will be painful to watch. I say not so fast.


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Hartnett: Silver Lining In Mets’ Future Or More Misery To Come? It All Revolves Around Jose Reyes

With the Mets falling out of the playoff race, the focus turns to their future which could either be bright or devastating depending on whether Jose Reyes is retained.


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Without K-Rod, Who Closes For Mets? Isringhausen? Parnell? Beato?

This weekend against the Phillies, if Mets manager Terry Collins needs to pick up the bullpen phone to call for his closer, his decision won’t be so easy.


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Coutinho: Bobby Parnell, Pedro Beato May Very Well Decide The Mets’ Fate

At three games over .500, New York is in the wild card playoff hunt. Despite all the talk of getting injured players back, relievers Pedro Beato and Bobby Parnell could ultimately decide just how far the 2011 Mets go.