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#New York Mets

Mets and Marlins stage walk-off after 42 seconds of silence
# Peaceful Protest
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# Peaceful Protest

Mets and Marlins stage walk-off after 42 seconds of silence

Aug 28th 2020, 11:07 AM 5,868 Views 10 Comments

The teams made a strong statement on the eve of MLB’s Jackie Robinson Day.

Belfast-born Conlon set to become Ireland's first Major League Baseball player in 73 years
# Representing
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# Representing

Belfast-born Conlon set to become Ireland's first Major League Baseball player in 73 years

May 7th 2018, 4:07 PM 8,891 Views 9 Comments

Ireland’s last representative in MLB was Joe Cleary of Cork, who played briefly during the Second World War.

World champions hit form at the right time as Cubs clinch division
# History Makers
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# History Makers

World champions hit form at the right time as Cubs clinch division

Sep 28th 2017, 9:53 AM 2,615 Views 1 Comment

The Chicago Cubs continued their fine form to seal a spot in the MLB playoffs once again.

Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow on track to make MLB breakthrough
# Stepping Up To The Plate
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# Stepping Up To The Plate

Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow on track to make MLB breakthrough

Dec 8th 2016, 8:33 AM 6,185 Views 3 Comments

New York Mets hitting coach Kevin Long says the 29-year-old ‘is put together like no athlete we’ve ever seen’.

The Mets' season is over because their closer couldn't close
# Jeurys Out
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# Jeurys Out

The Mets' season is over because their closer couldn't close

Oct 6th 2016, 12:04 PM 6,988 Views 4 Comments

It’s the San Francisco Giants who go on to play the Chicago Cubs in the National League Division Series.

Right-hand haymaker sparks second base brawl between Rangers and Blue Jays
# Odor
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# Odor

Right-hand haymaker sparks second base brawl between Rangers and Blue Jays

May 16th 2016, 8:52 AM 7,525 Views 5 Comments

Nobody likes to see this sort of thing, right?

Paper thinks up 7 stunning puns for baseball headline, finds a way to cram in all of them
# Taking The P**s
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# Taking The P**s

Paper thinks up 7 stunning puns for baseball headline, finds a way to cram in all of them

Mar 30th 2016, 5:14 PM 7,426 Views 8 Comments

Here’s hoping that Matt Harvey has a decent sense of humour.

We never quit! Kansas City Royals win the World Series after another incredible comeback
# By Royal Appointment
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# By Royal Appointment

We never quit! Kansas City Royals win the World Series after another incredible comeback

Nov 2nd 2015, 8:26 AM 3,681 Views 8 Comments

The Royals came from 2-0 down in the final innings to win Game 5 and a first World Series since 1985.

There was late drama in Game 4 of the World Series last night
# Royal Appointment
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# Royal Appointment

There was late drama in Game 4 of the World Series last night

Nov 1st 2015, 9:18 AM 4,965 Views 0 Comments

The Kansas City Royals can clinch baseball’s biggest prize later tonight.

Syndergaard's pitch almost decapitates Escobar as the Mets get off the mark
# Thor
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# Thor

Syndergaard's pitch almost decapitates Escobar as the Mets get off the mark

Oct 31st 2015, 10:04 AM 4,073 Views 2 Comments

“I certainly wasn’t trying to hit the guy, that’s for sure. I just didn’t want him getting too comfortable.”

The New York Mets have picked a terrible time for their pitchers to go missing
# Gone Pitching
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# Gone Pitching

The New York Mets have picked a terrible time for their pitchers to go missing

Oct 29th 2015, 8:45 AM 4,017 Views 7 Comments

The Kansas City Royals have taken a 2-0 World Series lead.

Records tumble as Royals outlast Mets to take World Series lead
# Marathon
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# Marathon

Records tumble as Royals outlast Mets to take World Series lead

Oct 28th 2015, 7:53 AM 4,555 Views 3 Comments

It took 14 innings to separate the two sides.

Why baseball in Ireland could get a big boost from a Mets World Series win
# The Irish Hammer
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# The Irish Hammer

Why baseball in Ireland could get a big boost from a Mets World Series win

Oct 27th 2015, 11:21 AM 17,827 Views 32 Comments

Daniel Murphy is ‘hitting for Ireland’ as the World Series starts tonight.

Murphy & the Mets sweep the Cubs to reach the World Series
# Sweep
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# Sweep

Murphy & the Mets sweep the Cubs to reach the World Series

Oct 22nd 2015, 7:57 AM 4,317 Views 4 Comments

It turns out Back to the Future II lied to us.

The Chicago Cubs' 107-year World Series dream is hanging by a thread
# Goat Town
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# Goat Town

The Chicago Cubs' 107-year World Series dream is hanging by a thread

Oct 19th 2015, 9:01 AM 5,896 Views 1 Comment

The Mets won again to take a 2-0 lead in the National League Championship Series.

One of baseball's legendary names, Yogi Berra has died
# RIP
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# RIP

One of baseball's legendary names, Yogi Berra has died

Sep 23rd 2015, 5:14 PM 3,569 Views 1 Comment

“It ain’t over ’til it’s over.” The New York Yankees and Mets Hall of Famer was 90.

Jerry Seinfeld on the link between baseball and comedy
# Common Ground
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# Common Ground

Jerry Seinfeld on the link between baseball and comedy

Aug 18th 2014, 3:53 PM 3,065 Views 3 Comments

He recently sat down for a Q&A with Mark Simon of ESPN.com and explained his love for the sport.

50 Cent has something to say to everyone who made fun of his pitch
# Pitch Perfect
# Pitch Perfect

50 Cent has something to say to everyone who made fun of his pitch

May 29th 2014, 8:30 AM 8,850 Views 7 Comments

That includes us. BUT WE’RE NOT SORRY.

50 Cent threw the worst first pitch ever at a baseball game last night
# Yo Shawty
# Yo Shawty

50 Cent threw the worst first pitch ever at a baseball game last night

May 28th 2014, 9:02 AM 8,306 Views 14 Comments

He’s definitely MORTIFIED.

A heartbreaking yet heartwarming story of tragic, young baseball fan meeting his heroes
# Touching Gesture
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# Touching Gesture

A heartbreaking yet heartwarming story of tragic, young baseball fan meeting his heroes

Apr 22nd 2014, 1:09 PM 3,290 Views 0 Comments

Matthew Miller received second and third degree burns while trying to save his brother from a fire in their Queens home.

Stadium chants 'U-S-A', sings 'Sweet Caroline' as Boston suspect arrested
# Boston Marathon
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# Boston Marathon

Stadium chants 'U-S-A', sings 'Sweet Caroline' as Boston suspect arrested

Apr 20th 2013, 11:58 AM 3,169 Views 1 Comment

Dzokhar Tsarnev’s arrest prompted celebrations at Citi Field last night.

Baseball player struck by 92mph fastball in 2005 makes Major League comeback
# Pinch-hit
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# Pinch-hit

Baseball player struck by 92mph fastball in 2005 makes Major League comeback

Oct 3rd 2012, 9:59 AM 1,059 Views 0 Comments

We smell a Disney movie.

A dude called Homer Bailey bagged a no-hitter as the Cincinatti Reds edged Phillies
# Baseball
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# Baseball

A dude called Homer Bailey bagged a no-hitter as the Cincinatti Reds edged Phillies

Sep 29th 2012, 12:52 PM 1,476 Views 0 Comments

The play-off-bound Reds hit the game’s only run in the opening inning through Brandon Phillips. De-Fence!

New York goes wild as Santana throws first no-hitter in Mets history
# Amazin'
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# Amazin'

New York goes wild as Santana throws first no-hitter in Mets history

Jun 2nd 2012, 3:17 PM 518 Views 0 Comments

After 50 years, Mets fans finally got the moment that they’ve long been waiting for.

Party-pooping Yankees spoil Red Sox anniversary
# Baseball
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# Baseball

Party-pooping Yankees spoil Red Sox anniversary

Apr 21st 2012, 10:08 AM 285 Views 1 Comment

On the 100th anniversary of their first game at Fenway Park, the Red Sox were beaten as A-Rod hit the 631st home run of his career.

Pitching masterclass helps Dodgers oust Padres
# MLB
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# MLB

Pitching masterclass helps Dodgers oust Padres

Apr 14th 2012, 12:06 PM 138 Views 0 Comments

A record-breaking performance from Aaron Harang decided Friday’s Southern California derby. Elsewhere, a Bryan LaHair grand slam helped the Cubs to victory over the St.Louis Cardinals.

The Sunday Papers: some of the week’s best sportswriting
# Well Read
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# Well Read

The Sunday Papers: some of the week’s best sportswriting

Mar 11th 2012, 7:50 AM 608 Views 0 Comments

This week, Barnay Ronay gives an acerbic take on Mario Balotelli, Tom Fordyce looks at the importance of size in modern-day rugby and Camilla Long interviews Bernie Ecclestone.

Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter dies at 57
# RIP
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# RIP

Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter dies at 57

Feb 17th 2012, 11:36 AM 187 Views 0 Comments

‘The Kid’ hit a single for the Mets in the 1986 World Series which sparked one of the most improbable rallies in baseball.

Be my Valentine: Red Sox look to 'a new voice' for new manager
# Good Will Hunting
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# Good Will Hunting

Be my Valentine: Red Sox look to 'a new voice' for new manager

Nov 30th 2011, 10:51 AM 163 Views 0 Comments

Blunt, cocky and sometimes controversial, Valentine is quite a departure from quiet man Terry Francona.

Historic Bill Buckner ball back in play
# Going Once...
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# Going Once...

Historic Bill Buckner ball back in play

Oct 5th 2011, 12:09 PM 186 Views 1 Comment

Prize souvenir baseball set to go up for auction with a price tag of… one $1 million.

Lads on tour: Van Persie and Cesc get snap happy in New York City
# Big Apple
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# Big Apple

Lads on tour: Van Persie and Cesc get snap happy in New York City

Jun 2nd 2011, 12:18 PM 290 Views 0 Comments

The Arsenal duo were having a right old laugh in the Big Apple recently and here’s the pictures to prove it…

Inside baseball: Mets owner lets down his guard
# Empire State
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# Empire State

Inside baseball: Mets owner lets down his guard

May 25th 2011, 11:50 AM 112 Views 0 Comments

The owner of the other franchise in New York was a little too honest with the media this week.

At news of bin Laden's death, "USA" chants erupt during Phillies-Mets game (and players have no idea why)
# Crowd-sourced
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# Crowd-sourced

At news of bin Laden's death, "USA" chants erupt during Phillies-Mets game (and players have no idea why)

May 2nd 2011, 2:08 PM 708 Views 0 Comments

WATCH: Baseball players left puzzled as news of bin Laden’s death filters through stadium.

View from New York: biased and old-fashioned - but a lot of fun
# Empire State
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# Empire State

View from New York: biased and old-fashioned - but a lot of fun

Apr 6th 2011, 12:23 PM 207 Views 0 Comments

He shouldn’t enjoy the ‘homers’ in the gantry but the myopic commentary from US pundits has its own charm, John Riordan insists.

What we learned this weekend ...
# Different Class
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# Different Class

What we learned this weekend ...

Apr 4th 2011, 8:36 PM 357 Views 0 Comments

With a few lessons that we picked up earlier today thrown in for good measure as well.

View from New York: Rich restores Buffalo's reputation
# Daddy Warbucks
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# Daddy Warbucks

View from New York: Rich restores Buffalo's reputation

Feb 9th 2011, 11:14 AM 317 Views 0 Comments

Robert Rich’s sporting philanthropy is single-handedly restoring the good name of Buffalo, NY, writes John Riordan in this week’s column.

View from New York: the Mets' pyramid scheme collapses
# Empire State
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# Empire State

View from New York: the Mets' pyramid scheme collapses

Feb 2nd 2011, 10:36 AM 374 Views 0 Comments

John Riordan in NYC explains just how much trouble the Mets find themselves after revelation about Bernie Madoff and their financial worries.

View from the US: the war at home
# Empire State
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# Empire State

View from the US: the war at home

Dec 22nd 2010, 12:52 PM 128 Views 0 Comments

John Riordan has created a Subway Series out of his own household, breaking down barriers in the process.