1. Florida Marlins Take It To R.A. Dickey in Rout of New York Mets

    SAN JUAN, PR-- For the first time as a Met this season, R.A. Dickey couldn't get the job done with his knuckler, getting hit around and only lasting five innings...

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  2. Mets' R.A. Dickey Tries to Impress in Another Country Against Marlins

    SAN JUAN, P.R.: So far this season, R.A. Dickey has been one of the biggest surprises in all of baseball. Seven starts as a New York Met, six wins for the 35-year-old knuckleballer...

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  3. Jon Niese Throws Shutout as Mets Take Series From Twins

    NEW YORK— The Mets completed another positive home stand today, shutting out the Minnesota Twins 6-0 on their Major League-best 11th shutout victory of the season. Jon Niese was on the hill, trying to recover from his rain-delayed stint on Tuesday.

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  4. Mets Wrap Up Interleague Against Twins With Jon Niese Pitching

    NEW YORK: After starting the home stand 2-0 against the Tigers, the Mets will try to avoid a 3-3 split today when they face the Twins in the 2010 Interleague finale...

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  5. Johan Santana Falters Early, Mets Can't Get Going Against Carl Pavano

    NEW YORK—Entering today, Johan Santana had beaten every team in the Majors except his former club, the Minnesota Twins. Santana had never faced them before and will never want to face them again...

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  6. Johan Santana Faces Old Mates as Mets Go for Series Win Against Twins

    NEW YORK-- He spent eight seasons as a member of the Minnesota Twins. Now, three years later, Johan Santana faces his old club for the first time ever. Santana was quite a dominant pitcher in Minnesota...

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  7. Mets Ride Wright to Win Over Twins

    NEW YORK-- After losing their last game to the Tigers, the Mets were trying to start a new winning streak, and they got one started with a solid win over the Twins on Friday...

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  8. Mike Pelfrey Tries To Turn It Around as New York Mets Host Minnesota Twins

    NEW YORK— After a successful series against the second-place AL Central Detroit Tigers, the Mets will wrap up Interleague 2010 facing the AL Central-leading Minnesota Twins starting tonight...

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  9. New York Mets Right Behind Atlanta Braves, Go for Sweep of Tigers Tonight

    With every passing day, the deeper we get into the baseball season, it appears the Mets are here to stay. No longer around Memorial Day, we are now heading towards July 1...

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  10. Mets-Tigers: R.A. Dickey, New York Shut Out Detroit in Another Home Win

    NEW YORK—R.A. Dickey is becoming an absolutely amazing story for the New York Mets. The 35-year-old knuckleballer continued to roll tonight, shutting out the Tigers over eight innings of work...

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  11. New York Mets Go for Another Interleague Series Win with R.A. Dickey Pitching

    After an offensive outburst last night—their biggest since 2008, scoring 14 runs—the Mets will hand the ball to knuckleballer R.A. Dickey tonight...

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  12. Eight-Run Third Leads New York Mets To Big Win Over Detroit Tigers

    NEW YORK— It was muggy, there was a huge thunderstorm, but none of that slowed the Mets down on Tuesday night. Facing Detroit Tigers' ace Justin Verlander, after not scoring in 15 straight innings against the Yankees, the Mets' bats exploded...

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  13. New York Mets Must Beat Mother Nature, Justin Verlander's Heat in Return Home

    NEW YORK – It's getting awfully hot out there and the Mets will open up a six-game home stand starting tonight against the Detroit Tigers and Justin Verlander's blazing fastball...

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  14. CC Sabathia Shuts Down Mets, Yankees Take Series

    NEW YORK—It just wasn't meant to be for the Mets this afternoon, as they were shut down by a dominant CC Sabathia, losing 4-0. For Johan Santana, it was one bad pitch that did him in...

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  15. Two Ace Left-Handers, One Series at Stake For Mets-Yankees

    NEW YORK-- Unless these two teams meet each other in the World Series, this will be the final time they face one another until 2011...

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  16. Streak Over for Mets as Long Balls Hurt Mike Pelfrey

    NEW YORK-- Mike Pelfrey, for the second consecutive start, didn't have his greatest stuff. His fastball was flat and his sinker had no bite, as the Mets lost the battle of long balls...

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  17. Mets Send Mike Pelfrey To Mound, Trying for Nine Straight Wins

    NEW YORK-- For the first time since August 29-September 30, 2001, the Mets have put together a 24-game run of at least 19-5. No, it didn't even happen in 2006, when the Mets ran through the National League...

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  18. Make it a Great Eight for Mets as They Shut Out Yankees

    NEW YORK-- Now we can say that the Mets are an elite team, and a force to be reckoned with. After winning six consecutive road games against teams that they should beat in the Orioles ...

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  19. Red-Hot New York Mets Open Subway Series Round Two with Yankees

    Nobody expected this kind of a run out of the New York Mets. It's just one of those hot streaks that has come out of nowhere to propel the Mets to the top of the NL...

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  20. Mets Keep On Hitting for Seventh Straight Win

    The Mets are officially on a tear. With their 6-4 win over the Indians tonight, the Mets have won seven in a row and 11 of their last 12. They are 12-2 in June and are 18-5 since May 22...

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  21. Mets-Indians: New York Mets Go for Lucky Seven With R.A. Dickey Pitching

    CLEVELAND: The Mets are doing a lot of things right right now. They are obviously winning a bunch of ball games, and that's taking them farther away from the .500 mark, as they are now nine over...

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  22. New York Mets Score Plenty Of Runs for Jonathon Niese in Sixth Straight Win

    CLEVELAND- The Mets are going from a team that can stay in the race to a team that may be elite. Now, let's not get carried away; they have won five of their last six against the Orioles ...

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  23. Streaking Mets Send Jon Niese To Mound, Half Game Out of First

    CLEVELAND: When the season began, everyone's preseason favorite to win the NL East and even NL were the Philadelphia Phillies. Some people also picked the Cardinals to win the Central and Rockies to win the West...

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  24. Sweet Sweep for New York Mets in Baltimore as They Continue to Roll

    BALTIMORE—Maybe a couple of months from now, the Mets will look back to this series as the one that defined their season. It may have only been a sweep in Baltimore, but the lone test the Mets hadn't passed this season was winning a road series...

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  25. Mets Bring Brooms To Baltimore, Looking For Sweep

    BALTIMORE—The Mets will be looking for their first road series sweep since September, 2008 at Milwaukee. Believe it or not, the Mets have not had one since then. Last season, the injuries were just too much to overcome...

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