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Jul 17, 2021
Mets, Yankees in playoff hunt at same time doesn’t happen too often

Mets, Yankees in playoff hunt at same time doesn’t happen too often

We are a city of baseball pessimists, let’s be honest. Both the Yankees and the Mets emerged from the All-Star Game with their seasons intact. The Mets are in first place, the Yankees fourth, but within shouting range of the wild card. And yet nobody seems terribly happy. Yankees fans are cuddled in misery, and...
Jul 15, 2021
Breaking down how Mets have stayed a first-place team

Breaking down how Mets have stayed a first-place team

The Mets enter the second half of the baseball season with a 3 ½-game lead in the NL East, but is feels like it actually should be bigger.
Jul 11, 2021
The Mets’ news that dominated headlines 60 years ago this week

The Mets’ news that dominated headlines 60 years ago this week

Sixty years ago this week, a huge chunk of the Mets’ origin story was born — and another fascinating sliding-door version was debated, and left alone … for the time being. The summer of 1961 was the last time the Yankees had New York City to themselves and they were making the most of it....
Jul 7, 2021
Rob Manfred’s split-doubleheaders are stealing from baseball fans

Rob Manfred’s split-doubleheaders are stealing from baseball fans

This ought to be a layup for Ron Manfred, and the embattled commissioner of baseball sure could use a couple of point-blank easy decisions. Manfred has developed a reputation – and it is earned, make no mistake – for caring far more about baseball fans he wants to cultivate as opposed to the ones he...
Jul 2, 2021
Why this Subway Series is so important for Yankees, Mets

Why this Subway Series is so important for Yankees, Mets

This Subway Series brings a sense of urgency for the Yankees and Mets.
Jun 26, 2021
Simulating an all-time modern Subway Series between Yankees, Mets

Simulating an all-time modern Subway Series between Yankees, Mets

The good folks at Strat-O-Matic — specifically, chief content officer John Garcia — agreed to simulate an all-time modern Subway Series.

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