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The City will shake tonight: What you need to know as Mets, Padres meet in Game 3 finale

The City will shake tonight: What you need to know as Mets, Padres meet in Game 3 finale

MLB’s first-ever wild-card series weekend concludes with just one Game 3: the San Diego Padres at New York Mets. The playoff field expanded to 12 teams for the 2022 postseason — four best-of-three series to determine which teams will advance to the ALDS (against the Houston Astros or the New York Yankees) and NLDS (against …

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MLB Wild Card Series: Four teams face elimination on Day 2

MLB Wild Card Series: Four teams face elimination on Day 2

MLB’s first-ever wild-card series weekend is in full swing. And as many as four teams could be sent packing today. As the playoff field expands to 12 teams for the 2022 postseason, four best-of-three series will determine which teams will advance to the ALDS (against either the Houston Astros or the New York Yankees) and …

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McNeil is the first Mets player to lead the majors in hitting

McNeil is the first Mets player to lead the majors in hitting

NEW YORK — Jeff McNeil, held out of the New York Mets’ starting lineup in their rain-delayed 9-2 win against Washington on Wednesday, officially won the National League batting title after the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Freddie Freeman came up short in his bid to overtake McNeil on the last day of the regular season. Mets …

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Jacob deGrom falters as Mets drop critical series-opener to Braves

Jacob deGrom falters as Mets drop critical series-opener to Braves

ATLANTA — Superman has suddenly developed a kryptonite problem, at the worst possible time for the Mets. Jacob deGrom is still faster than a speeding bullet and more powerful than a locomotive, but he can’t avoid the long ball. To start their most anticipated series in several years, the Mets needed their ace Friday night, …

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Bowden: 13 Players who need to step up as the postseason races heat up

Only three more weeks remain in the MLB regular season and the postseason races are heating up. The Braves trail the Mets by only half a game in the National League East and the White Sox are just three behind the Guardians in the American League Central. The AL wild-card teams have separated from the …

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Mets fall into first-place NL East tie with Braves after ugly loss to Pirates

Mets fall into first-place NL East tie with Braves after ugly loss to Pirates

PITTSBURGH — Make room for the new (unwelcome) co-inhabitants to the NL East penthouse. After keeping the Braves in the rear view for the first 135 games this season, the Mets again lost to a last-place team, 8-2 to the Pirates on Tuesday, and hours later were hit with the sobering reality that first place …

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Mets deliver perfect Willie Mays tribute with surprise number retirement at Old Timers' Day

Mets deliver perfect Willie Mays tribute with surprise number retirement at Old Timers’ Day

The Mets did more than retire a famous baseball number Saturday afternoon, stunning a nostalgia-nourished crowd at Citi Field when it was revealed that Willie Mays’ No. 24 would formally be retired. The team honored its recent vow to recognize its rich franchise history on the day it celebrated the return of Old Timers’ Day. …

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Mark Canha's two home runs power the Mets' wild comeback win over the Phillies

Mark Canha’s two home runs power the Mets’ wild comeback win over the Phillies

PHILADELPHIA — The rain washed away the slope, and a game to forget became a game to remember. The Mets entered a 46-minute rain delay in the bottom of the sixth inning in a three-run hole and stormed back with clearer skies — and Mark Canha thunder — to steal a 10-9 victory and a …

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