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Dillon Gee (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Dillon Gee Strikes Out 7 Over 6 Scoreless Frames To Lead Mets Past Braves

Gee pitched six scoreless innings and struck out seven as the Mets topped the Braves, 7-4. Gee had allowed 11 earned runs in his previous two starts and missed the second half of last season with a blood clot in his right shoulder.

03/25/2013

Jordany Valdespin (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Terry Collins: As Of Now, Hot-Hitting Jordany Valdespin Is The Mets’ Leadoff Hitter

“Right now, the way Valdespin has been swinging the bat in that spot, we’re leaning towards him,” Collins told WFAN host Mike Francesa on Wednesday. “As of right now, that’s what we’re looking at.”

03/20/2013

David Wright (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

David Wright Out Of WBC With Moderate Rib Strain, Could Miss Opening Day

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said Wright would rest for three to five days. Only time will tell whether the 30-year-old star is ready to begin the regular season on April 1, the GM said on Friday.

03/15/2013

David Wright (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Coleman: Sandy Alderson Breaks Down Plan For David Wright Moving Forward

Instead of traveling to Port St. Lucie to be examined, Mets third baseman David Wright boarded a plane in Miami and flew to New York to be examined by team doctors. General manager Sandy Alderson made the announcement on Friday morning.

03/15/2013

Matt Harvey (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Matt Harvey Doesn’t Allow A Hit In 4 1/3 Innings In Mets’ Win Over Marlins

The Mets’ right-hander was nearly perfect while tossing 4 1/3 shutout innings in a 4-1 win over the Marlins on Thursday. Harvey’s only baserunner reached on an error. He struck out five batters and threw 35 of 48 pitches for strikes.

03/07/2013

Mike Francesa with Daniel Murphy (Credit: Brian Monzo/WFAN)

Mike Francesa At Mets Camp: Day 1 — Wright, Sandy, Wheeler And More

Day 1 at Port St. Lucie kicked off with second baseman Daniel Murphy. General manager Sandy Alderson and starting pitcher Matt Harvey followed. Jon Niese, Zack Wheeler, David Wright, Terry Collins and Travis d’Arnaud were present as well.

03/01/2013

Matt Harvey (credit: Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Coleman: Battery Of Matt Harvey, Travis D’Arnaud Gels In Kissimmee

Harvey pitched his initial two innings of the spring against the Astros, concentrating on keeping his fastball down in the zone, and he thought d’Arnaud did an excellent job of helping him get strikes.

02/25/2013

Marlon Byrd (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Kallet: Byrd Might Be The Word For Mets In Right Field

There’s potential there. There’s a chance. There’s a job to be won for a player who was once a threatening major-league hitter — and could be again. And with the current state of this outfield, that hope and belief is all that Mets fans have right now.

02/25/2013

Johan Santana (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Coleman: Don’t Expect To See Johan Santana On Opening Day

“Delayed somewhat” means being pushed back to the March 10-15 range, which makes it highly doubtful that Santana could get enough work in to be ready by April 1.

02/22/2013

Johan Santana (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Johan Santana’s First Spring Training Appearance Pushed Back To Mid-March

Johan Santana will not make his first spring training appearance for the New York Mets this year until mid-March. Sandy Alderson said he didn’t think Santana will miss the start of the regular season, but said it was a possibility.

02/22/2013

Zack Wheeler (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images), Mets fans  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Palladino: Mets Fans, Prospects Can Dream Big In Spring Training

Spring training provides the stuff that dreams are made of, whether you’re a kid off the street taking his big shot, or a Grade-A prospect hoping to exceed your club’s expectations and make the big leagues right out of camp.

02/22/2013

Daniel Murphy (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Mets’ Daniel Murphy Has Strained Muscle On Right Side; Is Day To Day

Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy has a strained muscle on his right side and is day to day after receiving a cortisone shot in New York.

02/20/2013

Zack Wheeler (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Collins Likely To Send Top Prospect Wheeler To Triple-A

Barring an injury to one of the Mets projected starting pitchers, Wheeler likely will start the season at Triple-A Las Vegas.

02/17/2013

Bobby Parnell (credit: Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Collins With Francesa: Mets To ‘Gear Up’ Parnell For Closer Role

“This is between you and me right now, I tell ya, because I haven’t talked to anybody else,” Collins said. “But tomorrow I’m gonna go to Bobby Parnell and tell him that he’s gonna be the guy we’re gonna gear up to pitch the ninth inning.”

02/12/2013

Johan Santana (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Coutinho: It’s Time To Shut Down Johan For The Remainder Of The Season

Although I am in favor of players fulfilling their obligation to their teams by showing up and performing, I do think it would be prudent to shut Santana down for a number of reasons.

08/21/2012

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