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NY Mets talk of the town for one day, recreate memories for die-hard fans like NJ governor Chris Christie
The Mets were stretching their lead now against the Padres, doing that on this day when they were the better baseball game in New York, scoring three in the bottom of the fourth and making the start of this season sound and feel and look so much better …Upvote Share Tweet
Former NY Mets manager Bobby Valentine, now athletic director at Sacred Heart, ready for limited parternship with SNY televsionThere was about an hour left before his SportsNet New York debut, giving Bobby Valentine plenty of time to stick the proverbial needle in Terry Collins. “I just saw Terry for the first time. I told him I’m going to kill him every chance I get. So at lUpvote Share Tweet
After rare simultaneous Opening Day in New York, Yankees fans bummed out while Mets have plenty to cheer aboutThe first disturbingly negative words were uttered on this bright and glorious Monday morning at the north end of the parking lot under Macombs Dam Bridge, from the tailgating Bleacher Creature who goes by the name of Ubsey. “I guarantee the Mets will fUpvote Share TweetThe Mets cranked out an 11-2 Opening Day victory over the Padres behind Jon Niese's strong pitching and Collin Cowgill's first career grand slam.Upvote Share Tweet
For a Mets Usher, an Opening Day Streak Continuesnytimes.com Updated Apr 1, 2013Luke Gasparre, 88, celebrated his 50th opening day as a Mets usher on Monday.Upvote Share Tweet
Sandy heroes honored during Citi Field festivitiesMLB.com Updated Apr 1, 2013Opening Day at Citi Field took on a decidedly local flavor Monday, as the Mets elected to honor some of the region's great heroes during their pregame ceremony.Upvote Share Tweet
Yankees, Mets Live: Follow Opening Day Actionnytimes.com Updated Apr 1, 2013Times reporters and editors at Yankee Stadium and Citi Field offer live analysis and updates on the Yankees' and Mets' opening day games.Upvote Share Tweet
Mets Rout Padres 11-2Apr 1Collin Cowgill hit a grand slam in the Mets' 11-2 win over the Padres.
Fill In The Blanks: Mets fans at Citi FieldApr 1Brad Blanks plays "Fill In The Blanks" with Mets fans outside Citi Field.
Fill in the Blanks: MLB Opening DayApr 1Brad Blanks traveled all over the Big Apple to cover the Yankees' and Mets' opening day games from every possible angle.
Matt Harvey Ready To Take The MoundApr 1Matt Harvey sits down with ESPNNewYork.com's Adam Rubin to discuss his preparations for the 2013 season.