Harvey Plays Stopper

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A “Stopper” is an ace pitcher who can stop a bad patch from becoming a streak. When your team has lost a couple in a row, sometimes you have the kind of staff ace that can step up and toss a string of zeros, and sometimes you don’t. Matt Harvey is that kind of ace […]

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Murphy Powers Mets Past Fish

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After being shutout for 8 innings on two hits, Daniel Murphy hit a three run ninth inning homer to push the Mets past the Miami Marlins 3-1. Dillon Gee pitched 7+innings of 1 run 6 hit ball to keep the Mets close. Juan Lagares continued his strong start with two more hits, raising his average […]

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Harvey Dominates Yankees

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So they started a new streak. Matt Harvey led the way coming up one out short of a complete game, striking out seven, Juan Lagares had 4 hits and scored three times, and Lucas Duda, Kevin Plawecki, and Eric Campbell homered to give the Mets the 8-2 win, evening up the Subway Series 1 game […]

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Mets Beat Braves For Number 11

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Daniel Murphy had 4 RBI and Bartolo Colon won his fourth consecutive start to start the season as the Mets defeated the Atlanta Braves 6-3 for their 11th straight win, and to complete an undefeated 10 game home stand. Lucas Duda reached base all four times, with a hit and three walks. The Mets drew […]

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10 Straight. Mets Rally To Extend Streak.

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The Mets came back to tie it twice, and then Lucas Duda put them ahead for good with an eight inning RBI single that gave the Mets a 3-2 win over Atlanta, a 10 game winning streak, and sole possession of the best record in baseball. Wilmer Flores had two game tying hits including a […]

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Mets Crush Braves. Win 9th Straight.

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Jon Niese pitched 1 run baseball for 6+ innings, Curtis Granderson knocked in four runs, and Kevin Plawecki had 2 hits in his major league debut, as the Mets won their ninth straight game, beating the Braves 7-1. Niese allowed just four hits and struck out 5, the Braves one run coming on a sixth […]

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Mets Win. Victory Is Costly.

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The Mets won an improbable eighth straight yesterday, exploding for 7 runs and then holding on for a 7-6 win over the Marlins. The win came at a price, though, as catcher Travis d’Arnaud and reliever Jerry Blevins were injured during the game. d’Arnaud breaking his hand when he was hit by a pitch, and […]

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