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Bruce's HR in 10th sends Mets to 6-5 win over Cardinals

ST. LOUIS — A slumping Jay Bruce took extra batting practice before Tuesday night's game. The extra swings paid off handsomely.Bruce hit a tiebreaking homer in the 10th inning, Yoenis Cespedes launched a majestic, three-run shot and the New York Mets rallied for a 6-5 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals.Bruce began the game batting .194 but broke out with three hits, including an RBI triple."You never feel perfect, but I think overall the timing's been a little off," he said. "I haven't been in sync for an extended period of time yet, but I'm working at it every day."Mets manager Mickey...

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MLB roundup: Mets use 9-run 8th inning to cruise past Nats 11-5

NEW YORK — Yoenis Cespedes launched a grand slam during a nine-run outburst in the eighth inning that rallied the New York Mets past the Washington Nationals 11-5 on Wednesday night, preventing a three-game sweep.Todd Frazier tied it at 4 with a two-run single and pinch-hitter Juan Lagares put New York ahead for the first time with a two-run double off ineffective setup man Ryan Madson (0-2).Shut down by Tanner Roark for seven innings, the first-place Mets broke loose in the eighth and improved to 13-4 with a stirring victory against their NL East rivals.Ryan Zimmerman homered twice,...

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Yoenis Cespedes’ RBI single in 12th propels Mets to sweep of Nats

WASHINGTON — The scoreboard painted an ugly picture for the Mets, including three errors committed and only seven hits over the first 11 innings Sunday night. And yet, here was manager Mickey Callaway’s crew with a chance to steal one against its chief NL East nemesis. Mission — and sweep — accomplished. Yoenis Cespedes’ broken-bat...

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Cespedes’ single lifts Mets over Nats in 12 for 3-game sweep

WASHINGTON (AP) — Yoenis Cespedes scored Juan Lagares with a broken-bat single in the 12th inning to help the New York Mets beat the Washington Nationals 6-5 on Sunday night to complete a three-game sweep.… The post Cespedes’ single lifts Mets over Nats in 12 for 3-game sweep appeared first on WTOP.

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Mets Morning News for April 6, 2018

Your Friday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets The Mets clobbered their way to their third victory in a row on Thursday, riding home runs from three players they missed at the end of last season, either due to injury or trade: Michael Conforto, whose shoulder injury limited him to 109 games last year; Yoenis Cespedes, whose wonky hamstring held him to 81 games, and Jay Bruce, who was traded to the Indians at the deadline. Cespedes and Conforto hit a solo dinger and a two-run homer, respectively, off Stephen Strasburg before Jay Bruce mashed a...

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Conforto ‘wanted Strasburg,’ homers in Mets’ 8-2 win at Nats

Michael Conforto came off the disabled list to hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer off Stephen Strasburg, Yoenis Cespedes also went deep against the ace, and Jay Bruce tacked on an insurance grand slam, leading the New York Mets to a 8-2 victory over Washington in the Nationals' home opener Thursday. The post Conforto ‘wanted Strasburg,’ homers in Mets’ 8-2 win at Nats appeared first on WTOP.

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Mets season preview: Turning postseason potential into reality

After losing 92 games last season and pushing aside manager Terry Collins, the Mets avoided an on-field overhaul in the offseason, instead tweaking a roster that team officials believed was largely good enough, if not for injuries. On the star level, the Mets have Yoenis Cespedes, Noah Syndergaard and Jacob deGrom, with Michael Conforto perhaps...

Yoenis Cespedes is gunning for MVP in 2017

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Yoenis Cespedes is happy to be settled with the New York Mets

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Yoenis Cespedes arrives early for Mets spring training

New York Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes is in Port St.Lucie for an early start to spring training, and talks about the comfort he has with the organization after signing a long-term deal.