1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 2012 MLB Trade Deadline: 5 Closers the Mets Should Target

    The Mets have surprised everyone this year by playing very well so far in 2012. Many people had projected them to not play well during what was supposed to be a rebuilding season...

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  19. R.A. Dickey and 10 MLB Players Having the Most Surprising Seasons in 2012

    With the 2012 MLB season almost halfway through, there have been many surprise players that have emerged onto the scene like perennial All-Stars, carrying their respective teams to the success they have had so far...

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  20. New York Mets: Will Chris Young's Return Improve the Team's Rotation Chemistry?

    After Mike Pelfrey's season ended in April due to Tommy John surgery, the New York Mets had a lot of trouble finding another reliable fifth starter in their rotation. The Mets tried Chris Schwinden at first, but that didn't work out...

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  21. New York Mets: Predicting the Mets' 2012 All-Star Selections

    With a 32-29 record and currently in third place in the NL East, the New York Mets have surprised everyone—except themselves—by playing a lot better than most fans would have expected in a rebuilding season...

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  22. New York Mets: Predicting the Next 10 Mets Hall of Fame Inductees

    This past Sunday, June 3, former Mets closer John Franco finally got his long awaited induction into the Mets' Hall of Fame. He became just the 26th member of this exclusive club; a club that includes the best of the best in Mets history...

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  23. NFL Draft 2012: Bold Predictions for New York Giants' Top Picks

    The 2012 NFL Draft was quite successful for the New York Giants .They filled some important holes at running back, wide receiver, tight end, and the offensive line in particular by making smart draft choices...

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  24. New York Mets: Has Mike Pelfrey Thrown His Last Pitch as a Met?

    Now that New York Mets starting pitcher Mike Pelfrey is almost certainly going to have Tommy John surgery on his elbow, this will end his 2012 season, and most likely, his time as a Met...

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  25. New York Mets: 10 Twitter Reactions to 'Jose Reyes Day' at Citi Field

    Today is "Jose Reyes Day" at Citi Field because it's the first time Jose Reyes will be playing at Citi Field as a member of the Miami Marlins , whom he signed a six-year, $100 million contract with in the offseason...

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