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Nieuwenhuis debuts, helps Mets blast D-backs

Nieuwenhuis debuts, helps Mets blast D-backs

ESPN.com Updated 1 hour ago
Kirk Nieuwenhuis had three hits and three RBIs in his season debut, Jenrry Mejia pitched five effective innings in a combined three-hitter, and the New York Mets routed the struggling Arizona Diamondbacks 9-0 on Tuesday night.
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  • Mets 9, Diamondbacks 0: Nieuwenhuis, in Season Debut, Powers Me…

    Mets 9, Diamondbacks 0: Nieuwenhuis, in Season Debut, Powers Mets Over Diamondbacks

    Kirk Nieuwenhuis, called up from the minors before the game, had three hits and drove in three runs in a 9-0 romp.
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  • Mets' endless talk of young arms becoming tiresome

    Mets' endless talk of young arms becoming tiresome

    nydailynews.com 2 hours ago
    The selling of the future continues for the Mets, even as another season has begun as widely predicted, with their spotty, strikeout-prone offense seemingly dooming this team to mediocrity in 2014, or perhaps a sixth straight losing record.
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  • With Knicks out of playoffs, Nets have only game in town 

    With Knicks out of playoffs, Nets have only game in town 

    nydailynews.com 3 hours ago
    You have to root for the Nets now. You have no choice. Well, maybe you do, a little. You can still cheer for the Yankees or the Mets or the Rangers or the Red Bulls or the Liberty.
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  • Mejia exits start due to blister on middle finger

    Mejia exits start due to blister on middle finger

    MLB.com 3 hours ago
    Mets starter Jenrry Mejia left Tuesday's 9-0 win against the D-backs after five innings with a blister on his right middle finger.
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  • Mets’ Lagares Takes Detour to the Disabled List

    Mets’ Lagares Takes Detour to the Disabled List

    nytimes.com 4 hours ago
    After raving about Juan Lagares for weeks, the Mets placed him on the 15-day disabled list after he pulled his right hamstring running to first base Monday.
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  • After big game at Triple-A, Young close to returning

    After big game at Triple-A, Young close to returning

    MLB.com Apr 14 (yesterday)
    When news of Chris Young's 5-for-5 performance at Triple-A Las Vegas on Sunday filtered into the Mets' clubhouse, it became obvious that Young is close to returning from the disabled list. Barring some sort of setback, the Mets should have Young back as…
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  • MLB Notebook: Back-to-back-to-back Halos

    MLB Notebook: Back-to-back-to-back Halos

    MLB.com Apr 14 (yesterday)
    In the first inning of the Angels' 14-2 win over the Mets, Mike Trout, Albert Pujols and Raul Ibanez homered in succession. Before this record-tying feat (for the franchise), there had been nine times when three straight Angels players homered.
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  • Trout, Pujols homer as Angels roll past Mets

    Trout, Pujols homer as Angels roll past Mets

    ESPN.com Apr 13 (2 days ago)
    Mike Trout, Albert Pujols and Raul Ibanez hit consecutive home runs off Bartolo Colon in the first inning, setting the tone for the Los Angeles Angels' 14-2 rout of the New York Mets on Sunday in the decisive game of their interleague series.
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  • Mets 7, Angels 6 (13 Innings): Mets Absorb a Staggering Blow bu…

    Mets 7, Angels 6 (13 Innings): Mets Absorb a Staggering Blow but Deliver the Final One

    nytimes.com ESPN.com MLB.com Apr 13 (3 days ago)
    After Jose Valverde allowed a game-tying three-run homer to Raul Ibanez in the bottom of the ninth, Anthony Recker homered in the 13th, lifting the Mets past the Angels.
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  • The Grand Slam: Mets survive another clutch Raul Ibanez home ru…

    The Grand Slam: Mets survive another clutch Raul Ibanez home run to beat Angels

    yahoo.com Apr 13 (3 days ago)
    Your browser does not support iframes. If every game had a storybook ending, the Los Angeles Angels would have defeated the New York Mets on Saturday night. It all set up so perfectly. 41-year-old Raul Ibanez, who has established a reputation in recent …
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  • At 40, Colon Continues to Defy Time and Weight to Stand Out for…

    At 40, Colon Continues to Defy Time and Weight to Stand Out for the Mets

    nytimes.com Apr 12 (3 days ago)
    At 40, Mets pitcher Bartolo Colon is a large man who has become larger, but his throwing remains bigger than life.
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  • Fan ejected after making contact with Curtis Granderson in Anah…

    Fan ejected after making contact with Curtis Granderson in Anaheim

    yahoo.com deadspin.com ESPN.com Apr 12 (3 days ago)
    A fan at Angels Stadium in Anaheim was ejected on Friday night after reaching over the wall and touching New York Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson. The incident happened in the eighth inning of a tied game, immediately after Granderson secured a fly ba…
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  • Ooh, my arm! Yankees and Mets caught up in thick of injury epid…

    Ooh, my arm! Yankees and Mets caught up in thick of injury epidemic in baseball  

    nydailynews.com Apr 12 (3 days ago)
    Aaaarrrghhhh! Such is the resounding cry again being heard throughout baseball as pitcher after pitcher comes walking off the mound grabbing his elbow and position player after position player suddenly comes up lame with a hamstring, groin, calf, wrist,…
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  • Conger secures win in 11th with painful RBI

    Conger secures win in 11th with painful RBI

    MLB.com Apr 12 (4 days ago)
    The Angels took a 5-4 walk-off Interleague decision from the Mets in the 11th inning Friday night when Hank Conger was hit by a pitch from Jeurys Familia with the bases loaded to force home Raul Ibanez.
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  • Hit batter sends Angels past Mets in 11th

    Hit batter sends Angels past Mets in 11th

    ESPN.com nytimes.com Apr 12 (4 days ago)
    Hank Conger was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the 11th inning after rookie Jeurys Familia intentionally walked the previous two batters, and the Los Angeles Angels got home runs from Mike Trout and J.B. Shuck in a 5-4 victory over the Mets.
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  • Video - MLB Daily Download: Tuesday 05:35

    MLB Daily Download: Tuesday

    Apr 15
    Prim Siripipat recaps Monday night's action from around the league: The Pirates and Reds combined for 10 home runs, Albert Pujols inched closer to 500, and instant replay resulted in a run in Texas.
  • Video - Mets Pound Diamondbacks 00:41

    Mets Pound Diamondbacks

    Apr 15
    The Mets tagged Bronson Arroyo for nine earned runs over 3 1/3 innings en route to defeating the Diamondbacks 9-0.
  • Video - MLB Daily Download: Monday 05:46

    MLB Daily Download: Monday

    Apr 14
    Antonietta Collins recaps Sunday's action from around the league, including an ejection in the Bronx, a couple of walk-offs and back-to-back-to-back home runs in Los Angeles.
  • Video - Granderson Hurt In Mets' Win 00:54

    Granderson Hurt In Mets' Win

    Apr 14
    Curtis Granderson left the game in the sixth inning with bruises to his left forearm, rib cage and knee, but Mets were able to hold on and defeat the Diamondbacks 7-3.

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