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Coleman: Surprising Mets Hit The Big 5-0

Well, actually 51, but who’s counting. Everywhere you turn, people mention how surprised they are that the Mets have kept themselves in the NL East conversation.

06/01/2012

Scott Hairston of the New York Mets celebrates his sixth inning home run against the Philadelphia Phillies with teammates Omar Quintanilla and Mike Baxter at Citi Field. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Unexpected Mets Heroes Are Pleasant Surprises

Plenty of no-name Mets are contributing to the Amazins’ unexpected rise toward becoming NL East contenders.

WFAN–05/31/2012

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Mets Lose To Phillies 8-4, End Three-Game Winning Streak

Scott Hairston and Vinny Rottino each hit tying two-run homers for the Mets, who had a three-game winning streak end.

05/28/2012

Johan Santana of the New York Mets. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Masterful Santana Completes Shutout, Mets Defeat Padres 9-0

Johan Santana dazzled the Padres as he earned a complete game shutout on Saturday. The Mets won 9-0.

WFAN–05/26/2012

Center fielder Andres Torres #56 of the New York Mets is congratulated by outfielder Vinny Rottino #33 after scoring a run during a game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on May 9, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Mets Promote Vinny Rottino, Send Down Chris Schwinden

The New York Mets have recalled catcher-outfielder Vinny Rottino from Triple-A Buffalo and optioned right-handed pitcher Chris Schwinden to the minor league team.

05/21/2012