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New York Mets Have Plenty of All Star Worthy Players This Season
May 25th, 2016 at 11:07 PM
There's an old belief in baseball that the first true measurement of a baseball season can be taken on Memorial Day, when teams have played roughly a third of their schedule. With Memorial Day coming up on Monday, it also means that we're just over six weeks away from the...

Jacob DeGrom Tosses Dominant Inning in Loss for National League
July 14th, 2015 at 11:52 PM
The 86th edition of the All Star Game wasn't too kind to the National League. The senior circuit would lose 6-3, giving the American League home field advantage in this year's World Series. While the NL lost the game, they did get a record setting performance from New York Mets'...

Mets 101 Game Preview: 2015 All Star Game
July 14th, 2015 at 3:51 PM
The day has finally come for Major League Baseball. Today will mark the 86th edition of the All Star Game, the game's mid-summer showcase of the best stars playing an exhibition contest with postseason implications. The winner of today's affair between the American League and National League will gain the...

Jeurys Familia Bringing up Rear in All Star Final Vote
July 9th, 2015 at 10:57 AM
New York Mets' closer Jeurys Familia was snubbed by National League manager Bruce Bochy for the All Star team on Monday. Thanks to a rule requiring all teams be represented at the Mid-Summer Classic, Francisco Rodriguez and Jonathan Papelbon made the team ahead of Familia. Bochy attempted to rectify the...

Jacob DeGrom Named to National League All Star Team, Jeurys Familia in Final Vote Mix
July 6th, 2015 at 10:31 PM
In the end, most figured that the only two All Star candidates the New York Mets really had were starting pitcher Jacob deGrom and closer Jeurys Familia. Mets' skipper Terry Collins stumped for both of his players' candidacies over the weekend, although he noted he has no control over the...