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# New York Mets

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Mets and Marlins stage walk-off after 42 seconds of silence
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
“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
The Kansas City Royals have taken a 2-0 World Series lead.
Records tumble as Royals outlast Mets to take World Series lead
It took 14 innings to separate the two sides.
Why baseball in Ireland could get a big boost from a Mets World Series win
Daniel Murphy is ‘hitting for Ireland’ as the World Series starts tonight.
Murphy & the Mets sweep the Cubs to reach the World Series
It turns out Back to the Future II lied to us.
The Chicago Cubs' 107-year World Series dream is hanging by a thread
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
“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
He recently sat down for a Q&A with Mark Simon of and explained his love for the sport.
50 Cent has something to say to everyone who made fun of his pitch
That includes us. BUT WE’RE NOT SORRY.
50 Cent threw the worst first pitch ever at a baseball game last night
He’s definitely MORTIFIED.
A heartbreaking yet heartwarming story of tragic, young baseball fan meeting his heroes
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
Dzokhar Tsarnev’s arrest prompted celebrations at Citi Field last night.
Baseball player struck by 92mph fastball in 2005 makes Major League comeback
We smell a Disney movie.
A dude called Homer Bailey bagged a no-hitter as the Cincinatti Reds edged Phillies
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
After 50 years, Mets fans finally got the moment that they’ve long been waiting for.
Party-pooping Yankees spoil Red Sox anniversary
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
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
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
‘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
Blunt, cocky and sometimes controversial, Valentine is quite a departure from quiet man Terry Francona.
Historic Bill Buckner ball back in play
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
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
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)
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
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 ...
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
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
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
John Riordan has created a Subway Series out of his own household, breaking down barriers in the process.