Is Wright on Mets’ Mount Rushmore?

David Wright is certainly on the franchise's Mount Rushmore; I don't think there's a great argument against Wright as the top offensive player in Mets history. His career WAR of 50.4, according to Baseball Reference, dwarfs that of Darryl Strawberry, who ranks second on the list at 36.6.… Read More
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V-Mart improved on, off field because of fans

The tears were flowing out of Victor Martinez's eyes as his teammates encouraged him to say a few words during Saturday's pregame ceremony noting his final Major League game. As he took the microphone and gathered himself, he saved his few words for the fans that were on their feet to honor his career.… Read More
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Fasten your seatbelt: We could get a 4-way tie

We've still got some very realistic tiebreaker possibilities in play in this last week of the regular season, and foremost among them is that the Brewers, Cardinals, Dodgers and Rockies could all end up with the same record -- leaving both the NL West and the two NL Wild Card spots up in the air after Sunday's final out.… Read More
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Back home, can Arenado find his swing in time?

Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado has gone from the subject of National League Most Valuable Player argument to - after a rough 10 days -- a in a fight for his offensive success, on a team in a fight for its postseason hopes.… Read More
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Bogaerts fine after exiting with sore shoulder

The sight of Xander Bogaerts grimacing after taking an awkward swing at a foul ball in the seventh inning of Sunday's 4-3 loss to the Indians was the last thing the Red Sox wanted to see. But it turns out the shortstop should be fine, and might even play on Monday night against the Orioles.… Read More
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These are the best games each day this week

Beginnings for some, endings for others. That's what makes the final week of baseball's regular season such a swirl of emotions. Awkward goodbyes here, uncertainty there. First, though, the National League race. Wasn't it around mid-June when we wondered if this thing might go down to the last couple of weeks?… Read More
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McNeil’s hot bat spurs Mets to rainy series win

The Mets prevailed over the Nationals in a back-and-forth finale, led by Jeff McNeil's four hits and Michael Conforto's three RBIs. Both starters, New York's Steven Matz and Washington's Erick Fedde, had abbreviated outings and struggled with control. Victor Robles led the Nats' offensive charge with his second homer in the third and a two-run triple in the eighth, but the late rally fell short as Anthony Swarzak tossed 1 2/3 scoreless innings for the save.… Read More
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