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deGrom Is Great for Mets Fan Soul

BY LESLIE MONTEIRO (Photo credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images) At around 4:29 p.m. Jacob deGrom raced to the mound for his warm-up toss. His entrance song of “Simple Man” blared through the speakers. This wasn’t a run-of-the-mill warm-up toss. Not on this Sunday.  He was pitching in front of his home crowd for the first time …

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Offseason Mistakes Coming  Back To Haunt Boston

The 2021 Boston Red Sox shocked many people with a surprise playoff run that nearly got them to the World Series. It was unexpected, but a pleasant surprise for sure. Coming off that stellar run, expectations were high heading into the offseason. Instead of capitalizing on that deep run however, Boston squandered a perfect opportunity. …

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Early Returns Say Eppler’s Trading Moves Look Good

BY LESLIE MONTEIRO (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) Daniel Vogelbach and Tyler Naquin, Billy Eppler’s trade deadline acquisitions, starred in the Mets’ 6-4 victory over the Atlanta Braves to start off the five-game showdown Thursday night at Citi Field. Those two moves did not generate the buzz the Yankees and San Diego Padres received, but …

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Mets Feel They Can Improve from Within

BY LESLIE MONTEIRO (Photo credit: Corey Sipkin/New York Post) The Mets did not make moves that had people talking like the New York Yankees, San Diego Padres, Atlanta Braves and Houston Astros did. The Yankees went all in by acquiring Andrew Benintendi, Frankie Montas, Lou Trivino, Harrison Bader, Scott Effross and dumping Joey Gallo while …

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Here’s Hoping Trout Does Not Suffer Same Fate As Wright and Mattingly

BY LESLIE MONTEIRO (Photo credit: Keith Gillett/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images), Watching the ESPN ticker during the Subway Series game Wednesday night, it mentioned Angels slugger Mike Trout could play with a rare spinal condition on his back for the rest of his career. This stood out to me. I couldn’t help but think about …

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Pre-Order Your LIMITED David Ortiz Boston Red Sox Legends of the Park Hall of Fame Bobblehead From Our Friends at FOCO

Head over to FOCO and pre-order the celebratory David Ortiz Baseball Hall of Fame Bobblehead! Big Papi. Bigger moment. Get your induction speech ready and welcome the David Ortiz Boston Red Sox Legends of the Park Hall of Fame Bobblehead to your lineup. Features Portrays Ortiz posing in his gameday uniform, ready to dazzle the …

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Mets Know How to Win

BY LESLIE MONTEIRO (Photo credit: Adam Hunger/Getty Images) There’s just something different about this Mets team than the last few seasons. It’s tangible from the naked eye. Forget the fact they won 60 games after a 6-3 victory over the Yankees to start off the Subway Series Tuesday night at Citi Field. Forget the fact …

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This Year’s Subway Series Doesn’t Get Much Better Than This

BY LESLIE MONTEIRO (Photo credit: Sporting News) For the first time in a long time going back to 2006, the Subway Series finally has some buzz to it. The Yankees and Mets will face each other for a two-game series Tuesday night at Citi Field and again in late August at Yankee Stadium. Both teams …

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