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7/29/2014 | Mets to help group's effort to restore landmark

Salmaan Khan and Matthew Silva co-founded "People for the Pavilion," an advocacy group looking to preserve and develop the landmark New York State Pavilion, and the Mets thought highly enough of the group's endeavor to reach out and help.


7/29/2014 | Duda out of starting lineup against lefty Hamels

If Lucas Duda -- who was out of Tuesday's lineup against Phillies lefty Cole Hamels -- wants to complete his transformation from middling prospect to everyday stalwart, he will need to prove he can hit left-handed pitching.


7/29/2014 | Mets give Flores start at shortstop vs. Phillies

Wilmer Flores received another start at shortstop on Tuesday, his third in six games since the Mets recalled him from Triple-A Las Vegas. But that does not mean Flores is about to receive regular playing time over Ruben Tejada, who has also started three games since being hit in the head with a pitch last week.


7/29/2014 | Gee looks to regain form facing Hamels, Phils

Mets starter Dillon Gee has struggled to find his early-season form since being activated from the 15-day disabled list on July 9. Gee will head back to the mound on Tuesday against the Phillies, who counter with left-hander Cole Hamels.


7/28/2014 | Mets continue surge toward .500, rout Phillies

These days, each win carries with it implications. The Mets are relevant again, or at least relatively relevant, sitting four games under .500 after Monday's 7-1 dismantling of the Phillies at Citi Field. They are demonstrating obvious growth on a daily basis. They are -- dare it be said -- thriving.


7/28/2014 | Colon escapes jam after Mets lose challenge

Another day, another Mets challenge. New York manager Terry Collins asked umpires to review a call for the fifth game in a row on Monday, this time on a ruling that Philadelphia's Marlon Byrd was safe at second on Carlos Ruiz's infield single in the sixth inning. After a review of one minute and 51 seconds, the call on the field stood.


7/28/2014 | Sandy says Mets 'unlikely' to make a deal

Those dreaming of a blockbuster trade bringing superstar Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki to Flushing can keep dreaming for now. Mets general manager Sandy Alderson on Monday called it "unlikely" that the club will complete any deal before Thursday's non-waiver Trade Deadline -- Tulowitzki or otherwise.


7/28/2014 | Dice-K's elbow improving, could begin throwing soon

Daisuke Matsuzaka seems to have avoided the worst. Matsuzaka's inflamed right elbow improved markedly from Sunday to Monday, generating hope that he can begin a throwing program by the end of this week. Though Matsuzaka will not return from the disabled list when eligible on Aug. 10, initial fears of a much longer DL stay appear unfounded.


7/28/2014 | Sandy can't recall claim made by La Russa

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson did not recall a claim that former A's manager Tony La Russa approached him about steroid use in the Oakland clubhouse in the 1980s and '90s.


7/28/2014 | High schoolers showcase talent at Breakthrough Series

The 2014 Breakthrough Series, a regional showcase co-hosted by Major League Baseball and USA Baseball in four locations around the country, including MCU Park -- home of the Brooklyn Cyclones, a Mets affiliate -- took place on Sunday and Monday. About 30 high school-aged athletes from the area, including many from the five boroughs, and Puerto Rico participated in the two-day slate of workouts and scrimmages in front of college recruiters and professional scouts.


7/28/2014 | Cishek, deGrom named co-NL Players of Week

A pair of young hurlers -- Marlins closer Steve Cishek and Mets rookie Jacob deGrom -- were named the co-National League Players of the Week on Monday after outstanding performances from the mound last week.


7/28/2014 | Lessons from military translate well into baseball

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson has a lengthy resume filled with experiences that have helped shape his career as a baseball executive. Among them is his time spent in the military.


7/28/2014 | Conforto set in outfield after transition in college

The Mets' No. 4 prospect Michael Conforto settled in at his position as an outfielder after experiments at several spots while playing at Oregon State.


7/27/2014 | Syndergaard, Plawecki head Mets' updated Top 20 list

With the passing of the Draft signing deadline, teams have had a recent influx of talent into their farm systems, and with that, MLBPipeline.com has updated the Top 20 Prospects lists of all 30 teams.


7/27/2014 | Glavine's stubbornness the hallmark to a HOF career

Tom Glavine was inducted into the Hall of Fame on Sunday for a number of reasons -- 305 victories among them. And it was his practice of playing keep away that enabled him to produce a career that was Cooperstown-worthy.


7/27/2014 | Collins, Mets lose ninth-inning challenge

Terry Collins lost a challenge in the ninth inning of Sunday's game against Milwaukee that kept a Brewers runner on first base.


7/27/2014 | Torre's Hall speech: Game 'part of the American soul'

Joe Torre batted sixth on Sunday, delivering his Hall of Fame speech eloquently, if not briefly, to end this year's induction of the grand Class of 2014. Torre spoke about his family and his love of the game, and he detailed each of the six times the Yankees went to the World Series during his 12-year tenure as manager, winning four of them.


7/27/2014 | Class of 2014 takes its place among game's legends

The big day finally arrived on Sunday for a memorable Hall of Fame Class of 2014 -- 300-game winners Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine, slugger Frank Thomas and managers Joe Torre, Bobby Cox and Tony La Russa. The Big Six were inducted during the annual ceremony held on a stage behind the Clark Sports Center before a crowd of approximately 48,000.


7/27/2014 | Collins not fazed with Niese not wanting to come out

Though Mets left-hander Jon Niese expressed strong disagreement with his removal from Saturday night's game in the sixth inning, manager Terry Collins said Sunday morning he wasn't worried about the remarks.


7/27/2014 | Duda's homer powers deGrom, Mets past Brewers

Lucas Duda's hot streak continued Sunday afternoon in Milwaukee, as the first baseman's two-run home run in the sixth inning was enough to prop up another strong outing from rookie Jacob deGrom as the Mets blanked the Brewers, 2-0.


7/26/2014 | Rookies Nelson, deGrom to duel in series finale

The Brewers will try to win their second straight series and cushion their National League Central lead when two rookie pitchers square off on Sunday at Miller Park.


7/26/2014 | Reynolds out at first as Mets win challenge

Mets manager Terry Collins successfully challenged a call in the eighth inning of New York's 5-2 loss to the Brewers on Saturday night at Miller Park.


7/26/2014 | Mets can't hold onto early lead vs. Brewers

Curtis Granderson finally got going again at the plate, but that wasn't enough to lift the Mets on Saturday night as the team fell to the Brewers, 5-2, at Miller Park.


7/26/2014 | Master of corners, Glavine to cut some today

Speaking to a tens of thousands -- the police and the Hall estimate 40,000 people might attend today -- is different from pitching in front of 50,000 in October. "It's not what I do," 2014 Hall of Fame electee Tom Glavine said. "It's not what I got paid for."


7/26/2014 | MLBPipeline set to unveil new Top Prospects lists

The 2014 season is more than half over, and much has happened since MLBPipeline.com released its Top 100 Prospects list in January. With change being inevitable, it's time for a new set of rankings. Fans can see just how much difference a few months make when the new Top 100 is unveiled on Sunday night. MLBPipeline.com prospect expert Jim Callis breaks down the top 50 players during an hour-long special at 9 p.m. ET on MLB Network and MLB.com.




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