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Where Do Mets Go From Here?

  By Mark Kelly – CKMagicSports All was breaking perfect for the Mets when they finished their three-game series with the Cubs. After Wednesday’s thrilling come-from-behind 9-4 victory, the Mets were riding high. Yes, the had to deal with injuries to Neil Walker and Matt Harvey, but what would a day be without a player going down with an injury? The ... Read More »

Mets Need A Quick Fix To Get Back in Race

By Mark Kelly – CKMagicSports More than any of the  other four major sports, the Major League Baseball season is a marathon. Just because your team is out of it on Memorial Day, doesn’t necessarily mean that they need to pack up and prepare for next season. Looking at the standings on June 10, the New York Mets find themselves seven ... Read More »

New “Pitch-Man” on Mound at Mets Tonight Despite Shoulder Surgery: Empire City Casino Jackpot King Howard Gershowitz to Throw First Pitch

New Pitch-Man in Mets Rotation: All eyes will be on Howard Gershowitz tonight at Citi Field when he takes the mound for the Mets home game vs. the Pittsburgh Pirates as he throws out the ceremonial first pitch prior to the 7:10 start. Having won $1.5 million playing the slots at Empire City Casino, Howard G. is the biggest winner in Empire City’s 10-year history and his winning is the largest ... Read More »

Around NY Sports with Mike Lalor: Mets Edition

On Thursday, the Mets had a miserable day. First, they were forced to scratch ace RHP Noah Syndergaard from his planned matinee start against the Atlanta Braves due to biceps and shoulder discomfort. Then, early in the game against Atlanta, the Mets lost the anchor of their lineup, OF Yoenis Cespedes to a strained hamstring that will now send him ... Read More »

Around New York Sports with Mike Lalor

Around MLB: Mets stay hot in Miami, wrapping up from the West Coast, and Yankee trade thoughts On Thursday night, the first-place New York Mets won an exciting, see-saw matchup 9-8 in 16 innings in Miami against the Marlins. Mets’ C Travis d’Arnaud went 4-for-6 and hit a game-winning HR in the top of the 16th against Miami LHP Adam ... Read More »

Around NY Sports with Mike Lalor: Mets and MLB Predictions!

By Mike Lalor, Contributing Writer Mets ready for Opening Day….and 2017 MLB Predictions! The New York Mets completed their 2017 Grapefruit League campaign on Thursday with a 5-4 victory over their AAA affiliate, the Las Vegas 51s, at First Data Field in Port St. Lucie, FL.  The Mets finished the exhibition season with a 15-17 record, and now that slate ... Read More »

For Mets fans: McAndrew-Dyer Battery Strikes Again!

This story is “amazing” (Mets pun “right off-the-bat”) as it contains all the best things in life: family, long-time friends, baseball and yes, even a miracle! It all began in 1967 when a pitcher, Jim McAndrew and a catcher, Duffy Dyer were teammates on the New York Mets’ minor league team in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Not only were Jim and Duffy ... Read More »

NY Sports Report with Mike Lalor

The New York Mets (48-41, T-2nd NL East) opened up the second half of the 2016 season with a 5-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies (42-49, 4th NL East) at Citizens Bank Park.  After losing three of four to the first place Washington Nationals (55-36, 1st NL East) to close out the first half, the Mets started their post-All Star ... Read More »

Around NY Sports with Mike Lalor: Mets All-Star

After a miserable start to the week, which saw the Washington Nationals (49-32, 1st NL East) sweep the New York Mets (41-37, 2nd NL East) in Washington, D.C., the Mets returned home for a crucial stretch of games prior to the All-Star break. Heading into the series, the Mets anemic offense had scored only 8 runs in their previous 5 ... Read More »

NY Sports Report with Mike Lalor: Mets, Ichiro & Yanks Trade Chips

Battling through inconsistent play and multiple injuries, the New York Mets (36-29, 2nd NL East)welcome the NL East cellar-dwelling Atlanta Braves (20-46, 5th NL East) into Citi Field this weekend for a three game series.  The Mets will face the young, struggling Braves seven times in their next nine games.  These are games the Mets absolutely must take advantage of ... Read More »