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Mets 5, D-backs 2: Three Up, Three Down

The Mets swept the Snakes to complete a 6-3 road trip through Atlanta, Anaheim and Phoenix.

Three Up
1. Dillon Gee: 
I wish Terry Collins had given Gee an opportunity for a “Maddux” — a complete game in less than 100 pitches. 251 more words


RUMOR: Joel Hanrahan To Sign With The Mets?

Looks like Jose Valverde might not have the 9th inning to himself for much longer.

According to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish, the Mets are very interested in free agent reliever… 185 more words


Raul Ibanez notches 2,000th career hit in style

Angels DH Raul Ibanez joined the 2,000-hit club in a big way in Saturday night’s game against the Mets. With closer Jose Valverde on the mound in the bottom of the ninth inning to protect a 6-3 Mets lead, the Angels mounted a two-out rally. 117 more words

Bartolo Colon Dominant, Mets Over Braves

ATLANTA (AP) _ Seven innings of Bartolo Colon’s dominance only made Jose Valverde’s ninth-inning escape look even scarier.

Colon combined with two relievers on an eight-hitter, Ruben Tejada drove in two runs with two hits and the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 4-0 on Tuesday night. 645 more words


Mets: Bullpen holds the key...just ask Atlanta

Photo by Associated Press /Chattanooga Times Free Press.

The Mets (2-3) will be playing 3 games in Atlanta (4-2).  Below are the projected pitching match ups: 544 more words

Mets will try to fix bullpen from within

By Steven Inman

Despite various reports that the Mets will watch Joel Hanrahan throw next week the team is far more likely to attempt to fix their bullpen from within. 237 more words


Mets expected to attend throwing session for Joel Hanrahan

The Mets are going with Jose Valverde as their closer now that Bobby Parnell is headed for season-ending Tommy John surgery, but they are keeping their options open. 149 more words