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1 hr ago | Sports Media 101

Oakland A's Show How Moneyball Model Doesn't Really Fit New York Mets

Mets 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the New York Mets as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, American League West, American League, Oakland Athletics

5 hrs ago | Amazin' Avenue

Mets captain David Wright is going to be just fine

It isn't news that David Wright is having a bad year at the plate. It hasn't been fun to watch, and it has raised concerns that the current, diminished version of Wright might be here to stay.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, New York Mets

6 hrs ago | Amazin' Avenue

The Perception Gap, Part 2: How Mets fans, others see David Wright, Daniel Murphy, and Juan Lagares

In part two of this series, we take a look at how Mets fans and non-Mets fans see three of the team's players: David Wright, Daniel Murphy, and Juan Lagares.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Daniel Murphy, Juan Lagares, Major League Baseball, New York Mets

Wed Aug 20, 2014

SFGate

Jeff Samardzija shelled, Aa s fall 8-5 to...

Oakland's trades in July were supposed to shore up the A's rotation for the stretch run, but that plan has yet to take full effect, particularly when it comes to the deal that sent top prospect Addison Russell to the Cubs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jeff Samardzija, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Eric Campbell, Daniel Murphy

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Crisp's 3-run triple helps A's halt slide

Oakland Athletics' Scott Kazmir works against the New York Mets in the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Oakland, Calif.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Ruben Tejada, Oakland Athletics, New York Mets, Scott Kazmir

The News Tribune

Gee loses fifth straight in A's 6-2 win over Mets

Gee hasn't been able to get out of the sixth inning in four of his last seven starts, all losses.

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Related Topix: Sports, Coco Crisp, Baseball Players, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, Josh Donaldson, Travis D'Arnaud, Daniel Murphy

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Wall Street Journal

With Their Small-Market Payroll, Mets Could Steal a Page From A's Book

Brandon Moss, left, and Josh Donaldson are among the unheralded players who have become stars for GM Billy Beane and the Oakland A's.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Oakland Athletics, Jeff Samardzija, Yoenis Cespedes

Major League Baseball

If something's wrong with Wright, Mets can relax

All right, admit it: You hope David Wright is hurting. You'd rather that a couple of maladies be the underlying reasons for the underwhelming production of the Mets' third baseman this season rather than suppose that he is healthy and nonetheless producing at rates comparable to those of a third-base predecessor named Richie Hebner .

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Mike Olt, Jon Singleton, Carlos Delgado, Major League Baseball

Athletics Nation

Mets Series Preview: Q&A with Steve Schreiber of Amazin' Avenue

Curtis has not been as grand as the Mets may have hoped, but he did homer against the A's in June.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Ruben Tejada, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, Travis D'Arnaud

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Rant Sports

New York Mets' Offensive Woes Continue to Only get Worse

It has been no secret over the course of this season that the New York Mets have had some serious issues with their bats.

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Related Topix: Sports, Lucas Duda, Baseball Players, Daniel Murphy

Athletics Nation

GOG 2014 #40 - Bad Stuff 'Bout The Mets

Having endured a weekend of sadness and failure, the A's return home to host the Mets for two games.

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Bradenton.com

Mets give Torres little help in 4-1 loss to Cubs

The Mets' bats, well, they appear to have taken the week off. Torres threw five shoutout innings in place of Bartolo Colon, but New York extended a streak of getting four hits or fewer to a fifth straight game in a 4-1 loss to the Chicago Cubs on Monday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Jenrry Mejia, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Kyle Hendricks, Gonzalez Germen

MSNBC

More shoulder problems add to David Wright's career-worst season

Mets third baseman David Wright sat out Sunday's game after being hit on the left shoulder by a pitch Saturday and it sounds like he may miss multiple games.

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Crescent-News.com

Two straight wins for Jon Niese

Given an opportunity to play regularly of late, Flores finally provided a spark with his bat and glove in leading Jonathon Niese and the New York Mets to a 7-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jonathon Niese, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, New York Mets, Juan Lagares, Vic Black, Dan Straily

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Faith and Fear in Flushing

Inherit the Win

Faith and Fear in Flushing made its debut on Feb. 16, 2005, the brainchild of two longtime friends and lifelong Met fans.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda

SanLuisObispo.com

Castro's homer in 9th lifts Cubs over Mets 2-1

Cubs starter Jake Arrieta allowed two hits and struck out nine in seven smooth innings.

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Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Jenrry Mejia, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Arismendy Alcantara, Juan Lagares

Cubbies Crib

Pregame Notes: Luis Valbuena returns, Chicago Cubs at Mets; 12:10 p.m. CT, Lineups

August 3, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Chicago Cubs third baseman Luis Valbuena celebrates with center fielder Ryan Sweeney his solo home scored in the ninth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Baseball Players, Welington Castillo

Amazin' Avenue

Mets Morning News: Another victory, deGrom feeling good, Montero might be back in minors soon

The Mets beat the Cubs again last night, jumping out to an early lead and eventually leading by six before things got a little dicey.

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Related Topix: Sports, Vic Black, Baseball Players, Daisuke Matsuzaka, Major League Baseball, New York Mets

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Straily unravels in Cubs debut, loses 7-3 to Mets

Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo, right, tosses his bat after hitting a pop fly as New York Mets catcher Travis d'Arnaud points to the ball during the seventh inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in New York.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, New York Mets, Travis D'Arnaud, Baseball Players, Wilmer Flores, Jonathon Niese

New York Post

David Wright gets hit exactly where he didn't want to

David Wright left Saturday's 7-3 win over the Cubs after being drilled by a pitch from Dan Straily on the left shoulder, virtually in the same spot that has been bothering him for much of the season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Dan Straily, Eric Campbell, Jacob deGrom

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