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Mets Avoid Sweep, Outlast Braves 4-3 in 14

NEW YORK (AP) — Slumping newcomer Curtis Granderson hit a sacrifice fly in the 14th inning and the New York Mets outlasted the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Sunday to prevent a three-game sweep. 137 more words

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Craig Kimbrel struggles in return from right shoulder issue, apologizes for reaction to being pulled

Craig Kimbrel was called on Saturday for the first time since complaining of discomfort in his shoulder last Monday. The appearance did not go smoothly. 142 more words

Why in the World Is Eric Young Jr Still Batting Lead Off For The Mets?

Eric Young Jr. is batting first for the New York Mets again today. Every time EY has been in the lineup this season it has been in the leadoff spot.   717 more words

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Schwei's Mets Notes: What Do Bartolo Colon And Pete Harnisch Have In Common?

By John Schweibacher
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The New York Mets have gone 3-3 so far on their nine-game road trip, having dropped two of three against the Angels in Anaheim over the weekend after taking two of three from the Braves in Atlanta. 794 more words

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Mets 6, Reds 3: Three Up, Three Down

Today, we spell redemption “I-K-E.”

Three Up
1. Ike Davis:
Walk-off grand slams are usually good for an “Up” around here.”

2. Curtis Granderson: This is a tentative home-run-centric “Up,” because Granderson’s hesitancy fielding Chris Heisey’s double leading off the eighth put a man in scoring position with no outs. 265 more words

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Nationals 8, Mets 2: Three Up, Three Down

A three-game sweep at the hands of the Nats is how this season begins.

Three Up
1. Curtis Granderson: Snapping an 0-for-9 start with a two-double game, Granderson began to make good on the Mets’ $60-million investment. 242 more words

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