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#New York Mets

# new-york-mets - Monday 7 May, 2018

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.

# new-york-mets - Thursday 28 September, 2017

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.

# new-york-mets - Thursday 8 December, 2016

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’.

# new-york-mets - Thursday 6 October, 2016

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.

# new-york-mets - Monday 16 May, 2016

Right-hand haymaker sparks second base brawl between Rangers and Blue Jays Odor This post contains videos

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

Nobody likes to see this sort of thing, right?

# new-york-mets - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

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.

# new-york-mets - Monday 2 November, 2015

We never quit! Kansas City Royals win the World Series after another incredible comeback By Royal Appointment This post contains videos

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.

# new-york-mets - Sunday 1 November, 2015

There was late drama in Game 4 of the World Series last night Royal Appointment This post contains videos

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.

# new-york-mets - Saturday 31 October, 2015

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.”

# new-york-mets - Thursday 29 October, 2015

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.

# new-york-mets - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Records tumble as Royals outlast Mets to take World Series lead

It took 14 innings to separate the two sides.

# new-york-mets - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

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.

# new-york-mets - Thursday 22 October, 2015

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

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

# new-york-mets - Monday 19 October, 2015

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.

# new-york-mets - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

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

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.

# new-york-mets - Monday 18 August, 2014

Jerry Seinfeld on the link between baseball and comedy

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

# new-york-mets - Thursday 29 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge 50 Cent has something to say to everyone who made fun of his pitch Pitch Perfect

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

That includes us. BUT WE’RE NOT SORRY.

# new-york-mets - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge 50 Cent threw the worst first pitch ever at a baseball game last night Yo Shawty

# new-york-mets - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

A heartbreaking yet heartwarming story of tragic, young baseball fan meeting his heroes Touching Gesture This post contains videos

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.

# new-york-mets - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Stadium chants 'U-S-A', sings 'Sweet Caroline' as Boston suspect arrested Boston Marathon This post contains videos

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

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

# new-york-mets - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Baseball player struck by 92mph fastball in 2005 makes Major League comeback Pinch-hit This post contains videos

# new-york-mets - Saturday 29 September, 2012

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-mets - Saturday 2 June, 2012

New York goes wild as Santana throws first no-hitter in Mets history Amazin' This post contains videos

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.

# new-york-mets - Saturday 21 April, 2012

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.

# new-york-mets - Saturday 14 April, 2012

Pitching masterclass helps Dodgers oust Padres MLB

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.

# new-york-mets - Sunday 11 March, 2012

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.

# new-york-mets - Friday 17 February, 2012

Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter dies at 57 RIP

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.

# new-york-mets - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

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.

# new-york-mets - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Historic Bill Buckner ball back in play

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

# new-york-mets - Thursday 2 June, 2011

Lads on tour: Van Persie and Cesc get snap happy in New York City Big Apple This post contains images

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…

# new-york-mets - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

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.

# new-york-mets - Monday 2 May, 2011

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

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.

# new-york-mets - Wednesday 6 April, 2011

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.

# new-york-mets - Monday 4 April, 2011

What we learned this weekend ... Different Class This post contains videos

What we learned this weekend ...

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

# new-york-mets - Wednesday 9 February, 2011

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.

# new-york-mets - Wednesday 2 February, 2011

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.

# new-york-mets - Wednesday 22 December, 2010

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.