1. 10 Reasons Why the Mets Cannot Afford to Trade Away Ike Davis

    With the 2012 season almost at its end, the Mets will potentially have to make a big decision whether to trade one of their left-handed hitting sluggers. One option is first baseman Ike Davis, and the other is outfielder Lucas Duda ...

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  2. 10 Mets Players with Something Very Important to Play for Down the Stretch

    For just about all of September, the Mets have been a doormat team that has helped NL postseason contenders pick up extra wins. The offense has been futile and the pitching staff can only do so much when the offense can't hit...

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  3. One Stat That Sums Up Each New York Mets Pitcher's 2012 Season

    The 2012 Mets ' pitchers have been a tale of two different pitching staffs for each of the two halves of the season...

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  4. 1 Stat That Sums Up Each New York Mets' Position Player's 2012 Season

    The 2012 Mets have been a tale of two different teams for each of the two halves of the season. They played well as overachievers in the first half by winning games in dramatic ...

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  5. R.A. Dickey and the 10 Best Individual Pitching Seasons in Mets History

    Throughout their history, the New York Mets have been more known for their pitching than their offense. They have had Hall of Fame hurlers, some of the most promising young phenoms and now have one of the greatest pitching stories ever...

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  6. New York Giants: 10 Reasons Why They Will Repeat as Super Bowl Champions

    The 2012 NFL Opening Day is finally here! NFL fans across the country have waited for this day to occur so that they can cheer for their team during its quest for a Super Bowl championship...

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  7. 10 Offseason Moves the Mets Can Make to Convince David Wright to Stay

    In the upcoming offseason, the Mets will have big decisions to make that will impact their future for years. The most pressing decision will be the probable re-signing of star third baseman David Wright ...

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  8. MLB Free Agency: 10 Ways Mets Can Improve in 2013 Without Raising the Payroll

    With such little expectations to win a lot and compete, the New York Mets surprised everyone at the start of the season by going 46-40 before the All-Star break. However, the Mets have been a very different team since the All-Star break...

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  9. New York Mets: 5 Reasons Why Mike Piazza Will Have a Big Year in 2013

    Legendary catcher Mike Piazza has not played a major league game since he played for the A's in 2007. He tried looking for a team to sign him in 2008, but no one made an offer...

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  10. 10 Ways New York Mets GM Sandy Alderson Can Regain Fans' Trust This Offseason

    At the 2012 All-Star break, the Mets were 46-40 and were trying to stay afloat in postseason contention. The team had certainly overachieved to that point with R.A...

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  11. Should the Mets Take a Chance on Melky Cabrera in the Offseason?

    After being an average outfielder with great defensive skills for most of his career, Melky Cabrera had a breakout season in 2011 with the Royals . Seemingly out of nowhere, Cabrera batted ...

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  12. The 10 Most Exciting Prospects the New York Mets Will Promote in September

    Going into the start of the 2012 season, the Mets were not expected to contend, due to a lower payroll, an unproven lineup and an inconsistent pitching staff...

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  13. New York Mets: 10 Things We Already Learned About Matt Harvey in MLB

    On July 26, the Mets ' made a big step towards their future by having one of their top prospects, Matt Harvey, make his major league debut against the Diamondbacks . That day, Harvey pitched 5...

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  14. New York Mets: David Wright Is Not the Leader the Clubhouse Needs

    When Mets ' third baseman David Wright first got promoted to the major leagues in 2004, he was a highly touted prospect and was expected to be a great player for years to come...

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  15. New York Mets: Is It Finally Time to Bench Jason Bay?

    When former Mets general manager Omar Minaya began his 2009-2010 offseason, he realized that one of his biggest and most pressing needs was a dependable left fielder...

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  16. New York Mets: 10 Ways to Ensure the Team Avoids Another 2nd-Half Collapse

    At the All-Star break, the New York Mets were in third place with a 46-40 record and only 4.5 games behind the NL East-leading Nationals ...

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  17. Top 10 Reasons to Visit the Annual Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Weekend

    Each year, the National Baseball Hall of Fame honors its newest inductees during Hall of Fame Induction Weekend, which takes place in July. This year's recipients were Barry Larkin and the late Ron Santo, whose award was accepted by his wife, Vicki...

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  18. NY Mets: 10 Reasons Terry Collins Should Win NL Manager of the Year

    In just his second season as the Mets manager, Terry Collins has found more success than many could have imagined with the Mets this year...

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  19. New York Mets: Ranking the 10 Best All-Time Midseason Trades

    With about two weeks to go until the MLB trade deadline, the Mets are certain to make at least one significant trade to help improve their team as it attempts to make a run for a postseason berth for the first time since 2006...

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  20. 2013 MLB All-Star Game: Who Would Be the Mets' Most Worthy Ambassador?

    Now that the 2012 MLB All-Star Game has come to an end, it's time to start looking forward to the 2013 MLB All-Star Game which will take place at Citi Field in New York...

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  21. New York Mets: 10 Bold Predictions for Their 2nd Half

    With the first half of the 2012 MLB season now complete, it's time to look forward, towards the second half of the Mets ' season...

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  22. MLB All Star Game: 5 Reasons Why David Wright Should Be the NL's Starting DH

    Earlier this afternoon, Tony LaRussa announced his starting lineup for the National League in the 2012 MLB All-Star Game , which is tomorrow night on July 10 at 8 PM eastern time...

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  23. 2012 MLB Awards Predictions: All-Star Break Edition

    With the first half of the 2012 MLB season officially over, this is a great time to reflect on the season itself so far. The Rangers and Yankees have clearly shown that they are the two best teams in baseball...

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  24. New York Mets: 5 Reasons Zack Wheeler Will Be Ready for MLB Debut Come September

    The Mets' top prospect, Zack Wheeler, is currently having a great season for the AA Binghamton Mets. After being traded from the Giants' organization in 2010 for Carlos Beltran, the Mets have certainly gotten the steal out of this trade...

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  25. New York Mets: 10 Things We Learned After This Weekend's Subway Series

    In the past weekend, the Mets played relatively well, but still lost their home series against the Yankees , two games to one. In the opening game, the Mets' offense scored five runs against Andy Pettitte and held on to win by a score of 6-4...

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