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PHILADELPHIA, PA - AUGUST 26: Starter Bartolo Colon #40 of the New York Mets throws a pitch in the first inning of during the game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on August 26, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images)

Mets Pad N.L. East Lead

By ROB MAADDI  AP Sports Writer  PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ Bartolo Colon tossed five-hit ball and struck out eight in seven sharp innings, Michael Cuddyer hit a long homer and the NL East-leading New York Mets […]



One For Mets Record Books

By ROB MAADDI   AP Sports Writer     PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ David Wright hit a long home run on his first major league swing in 133 days, Wilmer Flores went deep twice and the New […]


BALTIMORE, MD - AUGUST 19:  Daniel Murphy #28 of the New York Mets jumps over Adam Jones #10 of the Baltimore Orioles after starting a double play in the first inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on August 19, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Orioles Perseverance Pays Off Against Mets

By DAVID GINSBURG  AP Sports Writer       BALTIMORE (AP) _ Henry Urrutia broke a ninth-inning tie with his first major league home run, and the Baltimore Orioles ended a nine-game losing streak against […]


NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 10: Daniel Murphy #28 of the New York Mets hits a two-run single against the Colorado Rockies during the seventh inning on August 10, 2015 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Mets Rally Past Rockies

By HOWIE RUMBERG  AP Baseball Writer   NEW YORK (AP) _ Daniel Murphy drove in two runs with a tiebreaking single in the seventh inning, and the New York Mets rallied for a 4-2 victory […]


Terry Collins, Mets (Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

After Seven Game Winning Streak Mets Lose Second Straight

^By DICK SCANLON= ^Associated Press= ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) _ Once again, the New York Mets were in control early. That was until All-Star Chris Archer found his control. The Mets scored three times in […]


ST. PETERSBURG, FL - AUGUST 7:  Daniel Murphy #28 of the New York Mets celebrates his home run with teammate Yoenis Cespedes #52 during the eighth inning of a game against the Tampa Bay Rays on August 7, 2015 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Daniel Murphy; Yoenis Cespedes

Mets Put On Late Show

By MARK DIDTLER  Associated Press       ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) _ Michael Conforto hit a tying double and Wilmer Flores had a go-ahead single in the ninth inning as the surging New York […]


MIAMI, FL - AUGUST 05:  Lucas Duda #21 of the New York Mets scores a run during a game against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on August 5, 2015 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Mets Sweat One Out In Miami

By PAUL GEREFFI  Associated Press     MIAMI (AP) _ Closer Jeurys Familia finally got the last out and the New York Mets halted Miami’s furious six-run rally in the ninth inning, holding off the […]


at Citi Field on July 28, 2015 in Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.

Mets Sweep Nats, Tie For First Place

^By MIKE FITZPATRICK= ^AP Baseball Writer= NEW YORK (AP) _ Curtis Granderson, Daniel Murphy and streaking Lucas Duda homered in a span of five pitches, a sudden power strike that charged up Citi Field and […]


NEW YORK, NY - MAY 25:  Curtis Granderson #3 of the New York Mets is forced out at second as Freddy Galvis #13 of the Philadelphia Phillies completes the double play in the fifth inning at Citi Field on May 25, 2015 in Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Mets Upend Phillies

By RONALD BLUM  AP Baseball Writer     NEW YORK (AP) _ Wilmer Flores hit a tiebreaking three-run homer off Justin De Fratus in the sixth inning to help Bartolo Colon win a day after […]


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Bartolo Baffles Birds

By BEN WALKER   AP Baseball Writer     NEW YORK (AP) _ Bartolo Colon became the first pitcher in at least 100 years to beat the same opponent with seven different teams, stopping Baltimore once again […]