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  • "Blood in the water"

     
    That was the reference Tim Redding made to the reporters circling his locker after MIchigan swatted him around in the Mets' 18-7 victory today at Tradition Field. In that case, it was his blood, and Redding was like a baby......
  • Coley Crank or Pedro Zapata?

     
    I'd like to continue with this game of "Guess the Wolverine" but after Emmanuel Garcia, a few of the Mets' names become more recognizable, so the gag runs out of steam. Here are the lineups for today's 12:10 start at......
  • Johan Santana in prime time

     
    That's right. Live, from Port St. Lucie, it's Johan Santana, who takes the mound tonight against the Marlins at 7:10 p.m. (SNY). In case you've been living in a cave for the past month, yes, this is Santana's Grapefruit League......
  • Niese alive for No. 5?

     
    Jon Niese allowed two runs today in two innings, but the most memorable part of the afternoon was his strikeout of Albert Pujols. Niese caught Pujols looking at a great backdoor curve ball - no easy feat for a lefthanded......
  • Pleading the fifth?

     
    There's still more than a month remaining before a Mets' fifth starter has to take the mound -- that slot remains April 11 in Miami -- so it's not like there isn't time for the handful of candidates to get......
  • On to Lakeland: Today's lineup

     
    The Mets buses have left Tradition Field for the two-hour drive to Lakeland to play the Tigers. Freddy Garcia makes the start in the battle of attrition known as the fifth starters job. Here's the lineup: Sullivan 8 Valentin 4......
  • Mets 4, Orioles 0

     
    -- Oliver Perez pitched three scoreless innings in his first start for the Mets since Feb. 26, but he still needs work to undo the faulty mechanics he developed during his time away at the WBC. Fortunately for the Mets,......
  • Niese cut; Today's lineup (updated)

     
    Jon Niese is officially out of the race for the fifth starter's job. Niese was a longshot anyway, and he was called into the manager's office this morning to be optioned to Triple-A Buffalo. "It was a surprise," said Niese,......
  • Garcia accepts minor role

     
    The Mets ended the "competition" for the fifth starter's role today when they re-assigned Freddy Garcia, who will begin the season at either Triple-A Buffalo or stay in Port St. Lucie for extended spring games. Garcia, 32, arrived in camp......
  • Is Maine really cured?

     
    We won't really know for sure what John Maine accomplished with Monday's emergency bullpen session until he takes the mound Thursday against the Cardinals. Sure he lengthened his stride, changed the grip on his slider and may have better disguised......
  • Mets 12, Braves 1

     
    A few quick notes from today's blowout win (Click here to view the boxscore): -- Daniel Murphy had two more hits this afternoon and is batting .373 (22-for-59) in 18 games this spring. Now that he has the whole hitting......
  • Wright, Putz en route; Live Chat at 1 today

     
    It's a wrap. With Team USA's loss to Japan last night, David Wright and J.J. Putz will be back at Tradition Field in the next day or two, making the Mets complete again for the first time since the team......