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Ex-Mets pitcher Young passes away at 51
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Anthony Young, a beloved Mets pitcher best known for losing a Major League record 27 consecutive games, passed away Tuesday following a battle with brain cancer. He was 51.

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Tebow's St. Lucie debut pushed back by rain
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Tim Tebow took the latest step in his baseball career like every other one he has taken since he started in September on the back fields of the Mets’ training complex on Florida’s Treasure Coast — in stride.

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Ichi-pro! Vet's pinch-hit finds hole, sinks Mets
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There was nothing flashy about Ichiro Suzuki’s 3,051th MLB hit, other than the placement and perfect timing. The slapped pinch-hit single through the hole at short in the seventh inning drove in the go-ahead run in the Marlins’ 6-3 win over the Mets on Tuesday night at Marlins Park.

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After Hech deal, Riddle starts to reward faith
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JT Riddle didn’t waste much time showing the Marlins’ front office it was right to entrust him with the starting shortstop job. A day after Adeiny Hechavarria was traded to the Rays, Riddle collected two hits, reached base three times and made a crucial defensive play in Miami’s 6-3 win over the Mets on Tuesday […]

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Colon will get opportunity to prove himself
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Bartolo Colon might not have a lasting spot with the Braves’ rotation. But the 44-year-old hurler will get at least one more opportunity to show he’s still capable of being a reliable starting pitcher.

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Braves prospect Weigel undergoes TJ surgery
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Braves pitching prospect Patrick Weigel’s rapid rise toward the Major League level was halted Tuesday, when he underwent Tommy John elbow surgery.

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Newcomb continues to dazzle Snitker
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When Sean Newcomb made his Major League debut earlier this month, Braves manager Brian Snitker playfully said the impressive prospect might have spent this season’s first two months “in the wrong league.” Three starts later, Newcomb has done nothing to weaken the belief he belongs at the big league level and has the capability to […]

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Newcomb impresses as Braves beat Padres
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Sean Newcomb pitched six scoreless frames and struck out a career-high eight Padres Tuesday night, sending the Braves to a series-opening 3-0 victory at Petco Park, their ninth straight against San Diego.

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Zim, Murphy lead; Harper top vote-getter
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Ryan Zimmerman was a part of a trio of Nationals — along with Bryce Harper, MLB’s leading vote-getter, and second baseman Daniel Murphy — leading at their respective positions when the latest National League Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot was released Monday.

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Matz out to even series at Marlins Park
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An eventful season series that’s already featured a 16-inning affair and two walk-off endings between the Marlins and Mets continues for the second game of a three-game set Wednesday night at Marlins Park.

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Mets strike first, tie it late, but fall to Marlins
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There was nothing flashy about Ichiro Suzuki’s 3,051th MLB hit, other than the placement and perfect timing. The slapped pinch-hit single through the hole at short in the seventh inning drove in the go-ahead run in the Marlins’ 6-3 win over the Mets on Tuesday night at Marlins Park.

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Gsellman pulls up lame, strains hamstring
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Joining the legions of injured Mets starters on Tuesday, Robert Gsellman strained his left hamstring in a 6-3 loss to the Marlins. Although the Mets won’t know the severity of Gsellman’s strain until he undergoes an MRI exam on Wednesday, he is likely about to join Noah Syndergaard, Zack Wheeler and Matt Harvey on the […]

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