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Looking for Jump Start, Mets Let Murphy Lead Offnytimes.com May 20, 2013The Mets have been unable to find a leadoff batter who regularly gets on base. Manager Terry Collins has tried six leadoff hitters and none have produced. On Monday, he turned to Daniel Murphy.Upvote Share Tweet
Beat the Streak leader ties season-high run of 43Joey Votto took care of matters quickly, recording a first-inning single vs. the Mets on Monday at Citi Field, as Beat the Streak leader Aaron Brown's run tied the season high of 43 straight successful selections.Upvote Share Tweet
Mets sign RP Aardsma to minor league dealESPN.com May 20, 2013The New York Mets have signed right-handed reliever David Aardsma to a minor league contract and assigned him Triple-A Las Vegas.Upvote Share Tweet
Mets to honor military on SundayOn Sunday, more than 3,000 servicemen and women, as well as their families, will be at Citi Field to participate in the Mets' sixth annual Military Appreciation Night. Since budget cuts from government sequestration forced the cancellation of Fleet Week…Upvote Share Tweet
Latos talks all things Reds in Chatting CageReds right-hander Mat Latos didn't mind stepping up as the club's top starter in the absence of fellow righty Johnny Cueto, but Latos is certainly happy to have the staff's usual ace back on the mound Monday night against the Mets.Upvote Share Tweet
Bruce's Blast Lifts RedsMay 20Jay Bruce's sixth home run of the season put the Reds up for good as they defeated the Mets 4-3.
NBA Playoffs 2013: Tracy McGrady happy to play his role with San Antonio S…May 20Although his minutes are limited, Tracy McGrady is happy to do his part in the Spurs' pursuit of a ring.
Peter King: Brady more confident than ever as Patriots need him more than …May 20Considering what a transcendent talent Tom Brady is, the career he's had, and that he turns 36 in 11 weeks, this statement he made to me over the weekend is significant: "Going into my 14th year, I have never had more confidence in how I am throwin…