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Sep 19, 2020
Brodie Van Wagenen upbeat about Steve Cohen owning Mets

Brodie Van Wagenen upbeat about Steve Cohen owning Mets

Brodie Van Wagenen has not spoken with potential incoming owner Steve Cohen since the hedge fund billionaire’s announced intention to buy the Mets, and not at all since a cursory talk last winter. The Mets’ general manager is looking at the expected transition from the Wilpon family to Cohen as “an opportunity” for him and...
Sep 19, 2020
Brodie Van Wagenen: Michael Conforto playing at ‘MVP-type’ level

Brodie Van Wagenen: Michael Conforto playing at ‘MVP-type’ level

Michael Conforto has performed this summer at what Brodie Van Wagenen dubbed Friday an “MVP-type” level. Eligible for free agency following the 2021 season, has Conforto established himself as someone the Mets would be interested in locking up before he hits the open market? “As a guy that was homegrown, he’s somebody that we’ve looked...
Sep 18, 2020
Steven Matz didn’t give Mets a chance in ugly loss as playoff hopes fade

Steven Matz didn’t give Mets a chance in ugly loss as playoff hopes fade

The Mets withstood two consecutive abridged starts by their rotation, coming back each time behind a resilient bullpen and a productive lineup, to post two desperation wins they needed to barely remain alive in the National League playoff hunt. Steven Matz, however, made sure there would not be a third. Matz’s first start in more...
Sep 3, 2020
Adam Sandler joins chorus of celebrities honoring Tom Seaver

Adam Sandler joins chorus of celebrities honoring Tom Seaver

Tom Seaver’s reach extends even to celebrity sports fans. Adam Sandler sent out a personalized tribute to Tom Terrific after it was learned the Mets icon died Monday of complications from Lewy body dementia and COVID-19. “Tom Seaver. My dad loved him. My brother loved him. I loved him,” Sandler tweeted Thursday. “A hero to...
Sep 3, 2020
Mike Piazza pays tribute to ‘baseball icon’ Tom Seaver

Mike Piazza pays tribute to ‘baseball icon’ Tom Seaver

They are the only two Mets players to have their numbers retired, and they will forever share a link as the last-pitch and first-pitch Hall of fame battery that helped closed down Shea Stadium in 2008 and open Citi Field the following spring. Mike Piazza was one of several former Mets to honor the passing...
Sep 2, 2020
Matt Harvey’s MLB career in jeopardy after latest Royals debacle

Matt Harvey’s MLB career in jeopardy after latest Royals debacle

The third start of the latest – and perhaps final — chance to revive his career was another dark night for Matt Harvey. The former Mets All-Star was hammered for five runs — and three homers — while recording just four outs in the Kansas City Royals’ 10-1 loss Tuesday to the Cleveland Indians. Harvey,...

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