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New York Post Apr 4, 2016

Checking in with Royals’ Dillon Gee, who saw Series from home

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Dillon Gee thought he might have a little extra emotion heading into a Mets-Royals series, but he realized Sunday it was just baseball. The veteran righty, who was non-tendered by the Mets after they buried him at Triple-A Las Vegas last season, is concentrating on his new job in the Royals...
New York Post Apr 4, 2016

Yoenis Cespedes’ ‘shocking’ deja vu wasn’t deja vu to him

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Yoenis Cespedes dropped another ball against the Royals. It again set a first-inning tenor. It once more contributed to a Mets loss against Kansas City in the first game of a series. On the first pitch of the 2015 World Series, Alcides Escobar launched a ball to center that Cespedes misplayed...
New York Post Apr 4, 2016

Gap remains between Mets and Floyd Mayweather-like Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Overreacting to Opening Day is a yearly ritual and silly. If winning the first game were a bellwether of what was to come, it would be the Mets even more than the Yankees who would be the symbol of championships. After all, the Mets went into Sunday night 35-19 in openers,...
New York Post Apr 4, 2016

This Matt Harvey can beat many teams — but not the crucial ones

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Matt Harvey understood what he was up against Sunday night better than anyone. Look, forget how that game last November — Game 5, World Series — ended, the way he talked Terry Collins into letting him pitch the ninth, and how the Royals made him pay for that bold bit of...
New York Post Apr 4, 2016

Mets’ season starts the way last year ended: Royals letdown

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Instead of ruining the party the Mets showed up, fell asleep and didn’t raise hell until it was too late. The World Series banner was raised, the sellout crowd at Kauffman Stadium voiced approval for 2015 and then watched the Royals methodically dismantle the Mets and survive a late comeback attempt...
Newsday Apr 3, 2016

Royals reliever Dillon Gee buries hatchet against Mets

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Royals-Mets rematch Sunday night was a little strange for all concerned, but for few people more so than Kansas City relief pitcher Dillon Gee.
New York Post Apr 3, 2016

How NL-champion Mets actually get better: the 3 wild cards

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Something to keep in mind as this season begins: The 2015 Royals were better than the 2014 version. Their offense improved while they maintained the excellence of their bullpen and defense. They also played with an edge all year, cultivated by frustration at coming so close but losing the 2014 World...
New York Post Apr 3, 2016

MLB about to be very jealous of Jeurys Familia’s walk-on song

When Mets closer Jeurys Familia exits the bullpen this season, he’ll run onto the mound to the notes of his own personal anthem. The pitcher’s catchy new walkout song, “Somos Familia,” was written and recorded specially for him by his favorite bachata artist (and fellow Dominican), Zacarias Ferreira. “This is huge,” Familia tells The Post....
New York Post Apr 3, 2016

Five things must happen for Mets to win the World Series

Here are five things that need to occur for the Mets to win the World Series: 1. Reach the playoffs You can’t win the big prize without first reaching the postseason, and the Mets are no lock to get there given the Nationals’ strength in the NL East and the number of teams that figure...

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