Backman Named PCL Manager Of The Year

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by NYFS on August 29, 2014

The Pacific Coast League announced to day that Las Vegas 51s manager Wally Backman has been named manager of the year. A fan favorite, Backman was an icon of the hardworking bad-boy 1986 Mets team that last provided Mets fans with a World Series title. This season, Backman has led the playoff bound 51s to […]

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Lagares Giveth and Taketh Away In Mets Win

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Juan Lagares and Travis d’Arnaud each had two hits – including Lagares hitting his fourth home run of the season to give the Mets the lead – to back 6.2 strong innings from Dillon Gee giving the Mets a 3-2 win over the Atlanta Braves. Lagares was just as impressive in the outfield, tracking down […]

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Mets Use Triple Play To Top Dodgers

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Lucas Duda hit two home runs, the Mets turned a triple play for the first time in four years, and Travis d’Arnaud and Ruben Tejada each homered in the Mets 11-3 win over the LA Dodgers. Bartolo Colon pitched 6 strong innings, allowing just two runs to notch his 12th win of the season. BOX […]

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Duda Crushes One, Mets Top As

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Lucas Duda hit a 3 run homer and led four Mets with multi-hit games, as the Mets and Zack Wheeler notched a win over the Oakland As 8-5. The Mets struggling offense exploded as Curtis Granderson, Daniel Murphy, and Eric Campbell joined Duda in notching two hits in the game. Wheeler pitched 5.2 innings striking […]

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Niese Returns To Form

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Jon Niese was back to his old tricks last night, tossing 6+ innings of 3 run ball and striking out 6 for his seventh win. Niese has now won two in a row, after losing his first four starts after a stint on the DL earlier in the year. Vic Black came on and stranded […]

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Wheeler Deals, Campbell Goes Deep

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Eric Campbell’s three run homer gave the Mets all the offense they would need, as Zack Wheeler buckled down after allowing two runs in the third and pitched 6.2 innings, striking out 10 to get the win. The firm of Black, Familia, and Mejia locked down the final 2+ innings allowing no hit, one walk […]

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Niese Pitches Mets Past Phils

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Jon Niese pitched 7 strong innings and Anthony Recker delivered a 3 run homer to give the Mets a 5-3 win over the Philies. Niese finally appeared “back” after having struggled since his return from the DL. He allowed just two runs on five hits for the win. BOX | RECAP “It felt great. I […]

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