New York Mets

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Alex Reimer
March 06, 2019 - 2:35 pm
Nearly every single sports commentator or analyst is forced to combat some form of conflicted interest, given the prevalence of league- and team-owned networks and partnership agreements. Here in Boston, for example, the Red Sox own 70 percent of NESN and NBC Sports Boston broadcasts Celtics games...
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Terry Francona
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John Tomase
July 17, 2018 - 3:13 pm
Nick Francona, an Ivy League-educated Marine who commanded a platoon in Afghanistan, says he was fired as assistant director of player development of the New York Mets after criticizing Major League Baseball for failing to prove that proceeds from military-themed jersey sales were going to veterans...
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March 30, 2016 - 6:21 am
[caption id="attachment_37225" align="alignright" width="150"] Matt Harvey[/caption] After a slight scare, Mets fans can rest easy. Ace right-hander Matt Harvey will not miss any time after passing a blood clot in his bladder and is on track to take the mound in Sunday night's season opener at...
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January 27, 2016 - 6:15 am
[caption id="attachment_37695" align="alignright" width="150"] Yoenis Cespedes[/caption] The Mets announced their signing of slugger Yoenis Cespedes on Tuesday night. The former Red Sox outfielder signed a three-year, $75 million contract that also includes an opt-out clause after the first year...
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Mike Petraglia
February 22, 2014 - 10:55 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- For someone who has survived two Tommy John surgeries and the disappointment of being passed over by his hometown team in high school, lefty Chris Capuano finally got to put on a Red Sox uniform Saturday and talk about the real chance he'll be on the club to start the 2014...
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November 19, 2013 - 4:30 am
Robinson Cano likely will be back in New York for the 2014 MLB season, but there's a chance that the five-time All Star may not be wearing pinstripes. Two sources told the New York Post that rapper/agent Jay-Z and other members of Cano's agency team held a "secret meeting" with the Mets on Monday...
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August 22, 2012 - 1:49 pm
Johan Santana will miss the rest of the season after an MRI revealed lower back inflammation, the Mets announced Wednesday . Santana will not have to undergo surgery, which is good news for a player who missed the entire 2011 season with left anterior capsule shoulder surgery. It'€™s also welcome...
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Mike Petraglia
August 21, 2012 - 3:34 pm
Now that the Red Sox have made a change at the pitching coach position, what's next? The answer comes in the name of Randy Niemann , a former Met who did not play for Bobby Valentine but rather was a bullpen coach in the Mets organization when Valentine was there in the late 90s and 2000s. Now,...
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Mike Petraglia
July 12, 2012 - 3:26 pm
PAWTUCKET, R.I. -- Carl Crawford took to his spot in left field amid polite applause here at McCoy Stadium. Crawford singled in his second at-bat but he still got booed for it since it was a pop fly down the left field line that he watched from the batter's box. It fell fair and he managed just a...
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July 25, 2011 - 6:43 am
While the Mets' Jose Reyes may be playing for a .500 team with numerous financial issues, at least he is finding some success in the music industry. Reyes recently appeared in a reggaeton music video entitled "No Hay Amigo" ("There's no friend"). The video, produced by reggaeton (an electronic,...
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