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Open ended opinion pieces on the Mets.

Is the Matt Harvey we knew gone for good?
Struggling mightily for the first time in his career, ‘The Dark Knight’ has to adjust in order to save himself.

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New York Mets News and Analysis on About.com.
Your source for coverage of the New York Mets. Here, fans can find breaking news, analysis, featured pieces and more from About.com.

Is Michael Conforto the best left fielder in baseball?
Through just 77 games in his young career, the 23-year-old outfielder is becoming one of the best in the game.

The Mets annihilated the Giants in one historic inning
The Mets annihilated the Giants in one historic inning.

It's hard not to like these Mets
With the fun, exciting brand of baseball they play these days, it's hard not to root for this Mets team.

Don't count out David Wright just yet
After being written off by some due to spinal stenosis, David Wright is proving he can still contribute to his team.

Mets prospect T.J. Rivera: Undrafted yet undeterred
A profile of New York Mets minor league prospect T.J. Rivera, a Bronx native who signed as an undrafted free agent in 2011.

The Mets will win the National League East once again
Thanks to a productive offseason and a wealth of experience in the 2015 playoffs, it's the Amazin's that will once again capture the division title this season.

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Five reasons I'm excited about the Mets in 2016
The New York Mets have big expectations headed into the 2016 season. Here are five things I'm most excited about.

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Jim Henderson looks like a lock to make the Mets roster
After undergoing shoulder surgery in 2014, the former closer is on the brink to returning to the major leagues for the first time since.

Is Matt Reynolds ready to play in the big leagues?
With the Mets releasing Ruben Tejada, the 25-year-old Reynolds may get his shot the the big leagues—whether he's ready or not.

Mets pitchers’ velocity is down, but it's nothing to worry about
Despite slower fastballs from Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom and Steven Matz this spring, Mets fans shouldn't worry.

Offseason
Posts about the New York Mets offseason.

Postseason
Articles about the New York Mets in the postseason.

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Quotes from Mets staff and players.

Syndergaard may wind up being the best of the Mets young pitchers
Matt Harvey and Jacob deGrom may get most of the attention of the Mets starters, but it's Noah Syndergaard who very well may top them all.

Despite high expectations, the target isn't on the Mets' back
Even though the Mets are the defending National League champions, the national spotlight shines on the Cubs in 2016.

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Top 5 Moments in Citi Field history
Ranking the Mets' five best moments in their short history playing at Citi Field.

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Should the Mets hold on to Alejandro De Aza?
Despite their sudden excess in the outfield, New York may be better off keeping the left-handed De Aza rather than moving him.

After a lost year, Vic Black is fighting his way to get back to the big leagues
Battling past injuries woes and a season to forget, free agent reliever Vic Black vows he's not done in the major leagues just yet.

Mets arbitration round-up
The latest on who the Mets have and haven't agreed to terms with.

Jenrry Mejia permanently suspended by MLB
After failing his third drug test in a 10-month span, the Mets former top pitching prospect receives a lifetime ban from MLB.

Mets with four players on MLB 'Top 100 Prospects' list
Steven Matz, Dominic Smith, Amed Rosario and Gavin Cecchini lead the way for Mets minor leaguers.

Depth, versatility & talent give Mets plenty of options
Armed with a multitude of options thanks to key offseason acquisitions, the Mets can be both creative and flexible during the 2016 season.

Yoenis Cespedes' Top 5 Mets Moments of 2015
Now that Cespedes has returned to New York on a three-year contract, here's a look back as his best Mets moments of this past season.

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Mets re-sign Yoenis Cespedes
After a long offseason full of uncertainty, the Mets have brought back the slugging outfielder on a short-term contract.

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Mets sign reliever Antonio Bastardo
The addition of the left-hander adds a mix of ability and flexibility to the team's bullpen in 2016.

Could Mets sneak their way back into Cespedes market?
The team is reportedly interested in bringing back the slugging outfielder on a one-year deal, but is the feeling mutual?

It's time for the Mets to retire Mike Piazza's number
After finally being inducted into the Hall of Fame, it's time for the Mets to retire No. 31 permanently.

The Mets were right to choose Walker over Murphy
The Mets have been much maligned for their offseason thus far, but one area they've improved on is second base.

What's left for the Mets on the relief pitching market?
Despite re-signing Jerry Belvins, the Mets need another arm in their bullpen. The remaining options, however, are few and far between.

Should the Mets have been in on Aroldis Chapman?
Having the chance to acquire someone like Aroldis Chapman is tempting, but the off-the-field allegations would have made it a difficult move to swallow.

Making sense of the Alejandro De Aza signing
Even after winning the pennant in 2015, the Mets continue to take half measures this offseason.

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Daniel Murphy's Top 5 Mets Moments
Looking back at the former Mets second baseman's best moments during eight seasons in New York.

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After being spurned by Zobrist, the Mets have responded
The Mets missed out on their number one target this offseason, but the acquisitions of Neil Walker and Asdrubal Cabrera have reinforced the Mets infield.

Mets likely won't trade Zack Wheeler—and they shouldn't
There's been a lot of trade speculation this winter, but the Mets are right to hold onto their injured starter.

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Three lesser name free agents that could help the Mets
Everyone wants to be the team that makes the hot stove splash, it's often the teams that make smaller, savvy moves to improve their club that do best.

Should the Mets look at acquiring Carlos Gonzalez?
New York has been linked to power-hitting outfielder before, but is it finally time to pull the trigger?

Are the Mets better off with Daniel Murphy or Ben Zobrist?
Analyzing which second base free agent is a better fit for the New York Mets.

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Top 15 Mets moments of 2015: 6-10
The second in a three-part series ranking the Mets best moments of the season.

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Top 15 Mets moments of 2015: 11-15
The first in a three-part series ranking the Mets best moments of the season.

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Top 15 Mets moments of 2015: 11-15
The first in a three-part series ranking the Mets best moments of the season.

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Top 15 Mets moments of 2015: 1-5
The third in a three-part series ranking the Mets best moments of the season.

Matt Harvey will be available out of the bullpen in Game Five of the NLDS
Originally ruled out for the remainder of the NLDS, Matt Harvey will be available out of the bullpen in Game Five.

The future is bright for the New York Mets...
The 2015 season came to an abrupt end, but the future is bright for the New York Mets moving forward.

Game 3 of the World Series is do-or-die for the Mets...
It may only be Game Three of the World Series, but trailing the Royals 0-2, the Mets are in a do-or-die situation on Friday night.

The calm before the storm...
For the Mets, Monday is the calm before the storm as the World Series is just a day away.

The Mets are one step away...
After years of disappointment and heartache, one win stands between the New York Mets and the World Series.

If Jacob deGrom is himself, Mets will take commanding NLCS lead
Can Jacob deGrom lead the Mets to a Game 3 NLCS victory over the Cubs?

Game Five of the NLDS could be the end of the line for the Mets
For this Mets team, Game Five of the NLDS wouldn't just bring an end to their season, but would also change the way this roster looks in years to come.

Noah Syndergaard should be the Mets 8th inning man in Game Five
The Mets acquired Tyler Clippard in late July to sure up the 8th inning, but it should be rookie starter Noah Syndergaard in that role in Game Five of the NLDS.

Heading into a do-or-die Game Five, Terry Collins is proud of the #Mets this season.
The NLDS will come down to a decisive Game Five on Thursday night, but Mets manager Terry Collins is proud of his team no matter what happens.

Jacob deGrom prepares for the biggest start of his baseball life
After the biggest game of his career in Game One, Mets ace Jacob deGrom faces an even greater challenge in Game Five.