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Taijuan Walker has hilarious reaction to gutsy Edwin Diaz move

Much like many Mets fans watching at home, Taijuan Walker couldn’t hide his shock after learning of Buck Showalter’s gutsy call to have Edwin Diaz pitch the eighth and ninth innings of Thursday’s contest. Moments after Diaz had retired three Braves hitters in order in the top of the eighth, cameras captured the dominant closer …

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Daniel Vogelbach, Tyler Naquin validating Mets’ deadline decisions

So, about that heavily debated trade deadline. Maybe, the Mets didn’t do so poorly, after all. The early signs are certainly promising. Ask the Braves. Newcomers Tyler Naquin and Daniel Vogelbach both homered Thursday night, helping the Mets start a critical five-game showdown at Citi Field against the Braves with a 6-4 victory that extended …

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Mets look focused on Cubs’ Willson Contreras at trade deadline

WASHINGTON — Christian Vazquez’s respectable offensive skills, in addition to his ability behind the plate, appealed to the Mets as they search for a possible upgrade at catcher. But Vazquez’s trade from Boston to Houston on Monday for two prospects may have signaled the Mets are more interested in Willson Contreras. The Mets have spoken …

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Jacob deGrom talks returning Mets rotation, opt-out decision

MIAMI — The closer Jacob deGrom gets to Tuesday night the more he expects to feel like a newbie again. “Nerves haven’t set in yet,” deGrom said Sunday after manager Buck Showalter officially announced the right-hander’s Mets return will occur Tuesday as the starting pitcher in Washington. “But I am sure I will be pretty …

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Willson Contreras’ emotional goodbye to Cubs at Wrigley Field

With the Cubs about to embark on a seven-game road trip and the MLB trade deadline a week away, it’s likely Willson Contreras has played his final game at Wrigley Field in a Cubs uniform. Contreras is one of just six remaining players from Chicago’s 2016 World Series team. The Mets are reportedly one of …

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