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Travis d'Arnaud (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Mets Top Catching Prospect d’Arnaud Ready For Major League Debut

The New York Mets have promoted catcher Travis d’Arnaud from Triple-A and put him into the starting lineup for his major league debut.


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Wheeler Strikes Out Career-High 12 In Mets’ Win Over Padres

In just his 11th big league start, Zack Wheeler joined some pretty good company in the Mets’ record book. How about Nolan Ryan and Pedro Martinez good?


Wilmer Flores (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Schwei: Flores’ First Impression, Serving Up Shutouts And More Mets Notes

Flores is the third player in Mets history to collect nine or more RBIs in his first six games with the club.


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Hughes Gives Up Five Runs, Yankees Lose To Padres 6-3

Hughes (4-10) had his second-shortest outing of the season, allowing five runs and six hits while striking out one and walking one.


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Yankees Manager Joe Girardi Resting Derek Jeter For Next Two Games

Yankees manager Joe Girardi is giving shortstop Derek Jeter two games off to rest his sore right leg.


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Curtis Granderson Goes Hitless In Return To Yankees

Curtis Granderson started in left field and batted fifth Friday night against the San Diego Padres. He went 0-for-4, and struck out twice on Friday at PETCO Park.


Yankees left-hander CC Sabathia works the first inning against the Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 28, 2013 in Baltimore, Md. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

CC Sabathia Struggles Again In 7-2 Loss To Padres

Sabathia (9-10) is 0-4 in his last five starts. It’s the second-longest losing streak of his career, behind a five-game skid from July 6-30, 2005, while with Cleveland.


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Curtis Granderson ‘Excited’ To Return To Yankees’ Lineup

A big bat is returning to New York’s lineup on Friday. And no, we’re not talking about Alex Rodriguez.


The Yankees celebrate winning the 1998 World Series in a sweep over the San Diego Padres. (Photo by Vincent Laforet /Allsport /Getty Images)

Sweeny: Best Team Ever? David Cone Reflects On ’98 Yankees, Part 2

“There wasn’t panic, but there were fingers on the button,” Cone told WFAN’s Sweeny Murti. “We saw it potentially slipping away.”


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Gee On Mound As Mets Look For Sweep Start To 2013

The forecast for Thursday afternoon in Flushing calls for sun, a light wind and temperatures around 50 degrees. Sounds like a beautiful day for a sweep.


The Mets’ Matt Harvey delivers a pitch in the first inning against the Padres at Citi Field on April 3, 2013. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Mets’ Harvey Ignores The Elements, Completely Dominates Padres

Matt Harvey allowed one hit and struck out 10 in seven scoreless innings for his first win at Citi Field, Lucas Duda hit the first of the Mets’ three homers in a whipping wind and New York beat the San Diego Padres 8-4 Wednesday night.


Collin Cowgill connects on a grand slam in the seventh inning against the San Diego Padres on Opening Day at Citi Field. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

More Cowgill! Energetic Outfielder Enjoys Grand Mets Debut

Mets captain David Wright got the skinny soon after the Amazin’s acquired outfielder Collin Cowgill: the kid’s a gamer. He didn’t waste any time proving it.


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All Eyes On Jon Niese As Mets Host Padres In Opener

Some main attractions are missing as the Mets host the San Diego Padres in their season opener Monday.


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Palladino: For Mets And Yankees Fans, Opening Day All About Optimism

The hard realities of age, injuries, and talent levels can wait. Today, just knowing that baseball season has begun should suffice. In other words, don’t worry. Be happy.


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Schwei: Mets Own Opening Day, But History Against Padres A Mixed Bag

New York’s Opening Day winning percentage is a major league best .647 (33-18).