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Coutinho: Ike Davis And David Wright Suffering From Hard Luck

Ike Davis, David Wright and the Mets continue to be hit by hard luck with their latest ailments.


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Fernando Martinez Claimed By Astros; Mets, Hairston Finalize Deal

The Mets have officially waived goodbye to failed top prospect Fernando Martinez.


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Coleman: Sandy, Johan And The Latest On The Mets

Scott Hairston is back. Jeff Stevens and utilityman Corey Wimberly have been signed to minor league deals. Please check IDs at the door so we know who you are.


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Mets’ Alderson Expects Santana To Be Ready For Spring Training

Alderson thinks his payroll-cutting Mets can improve on last year’s 77-85 record and fourth-place finish in the NL East.


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Mets Re-Sign Reserve Outfielder Scott Hairston

The 31-year-old hit .235 with seven home runs, 24 RBIs and eight doubles in 79 games last season.


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Injury Breakdown: Mets Once Again Bitten By Oblique Strains

The Mets have provided way too much material for me this season, and now, with their season spiraling totally out of control, still more injuries have taken center stage. I wrote in early April that a rash of oblique strains had dominated baseball’s preseason. Well, in the case of the Mets, here we go again.


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Painful Loss: Mets Place Jonathon Niese On DL; Scott Hairston To Undergo MRI

One more loss. Two more players hurt. It’s been that kind of season for the Mets.


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Mr. 300: Jason Isringhausen Notches Milestone In Mets’ Win

From Generation K to recording his 300th save with the Mets, Jason Isringhausen’s career has come full circle.


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Nationals Score In Bottom Of 9th To Beat Mets 3-2

Rick Ankiel scored on Ian Desmond’s chopper up the middle in the bottom of the ninth inning Sunday, giving the Washington Nationals a 3-2 win over the New York Mets on a scorcher of a summer afternoon.


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Hairston Leads Mets Past Phillies 11-2

Scott Hairston, subbing for ailing All-Star Carlos Beltran, hit a long homer and drove in a career-best five runs as the Mets hammered Phillies ace Cole Hamels 11-2.


Scott Hairston #12 of the New York Mets is congratulated by Angel Pagan #16 of the New York Mets after he hit a go ahead home run in the ninth inning against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on July 8, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Hairston’s Home Run Lifts Mets Past Giants, Wilson 5-2

Pinch-hitter Scott Hairston hit a tiebreaking home run off All-Star Brian Wilson in the ninth inning, leading the Mets past the San Francisco Giants 5-2 on Friday night.


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Mets Overpower Comerica, Lay Another Beating On Tigers

Scott Hairston launched a bases-loaded triple and Ronny Paulino contributed four hits as part of another offensive barrage by the New York Mets, who beat the Detroit Tigers 16-9 on Wednesday night.


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Mets Lose In Excruciating Fashion — On Walk-Off Balk

D.J. Carrasco’s balk in the 10th inning gave the Atlanta Braves 9-8 win over the New York Mets on Thursday night.


Scott Hairston #12 of the New York Mets throws his helmet after striking out against the Houston Astros at Citi Field on April 19, 2011 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Mets Stumble Into Last Place In National League, MLB

Back home but still scuffling, the punchless Mets went down quietly against the Houston Astros on Tuesday — and now find themselves in the National League basement. In fact, their .294 winning percentage is the worst in MLB.


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Hot-Hitting Rockies Sweep Mets In 4-Game Set

Sweet-swinging Troy Tulowitzki clobbered home runs in each game of a doubleheader Thursday, and the Rockies wrapped up a four-game sweep of the Mets in style, winning 6-5 and 9-4.