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Porcello joins the ranks of those lending support following Hurricane Sandy

Way to go, Rick Porcello! The Jersey guy had a chance to pick up a little gift in exchange for a couple of digits, but he chose a different route instead. Torii Hunter asked his new teammate for No. 48, which Hunter has worn his whole career (since 1997) and Porcello has donned throughout his

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Mets — and baseball — history on iTunes

Happened to be browsing through the games available for purchase at Baseball’s Best on iTunes and noticed these Mets-related gems: Game 5 of the 1969 World Series Game 3 of the 1986 NLCS Game 6 of the 1986 NLCS Game 6 of the 1986 World Series Game 7 of the 1986 World Series Game 5

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Acing Opening Day

After losing their first eight Opening Days from 1962 to 1969, the Mets finally got their first W on the season’s first day in 1970, when they beat the Pirates, 5-3, in 11 innings. From that day forward, they’re 31-9 on Opening Day following today’s game in Cincinnati, and that .775 winning percentage is baseball’s

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Buy a new shirt, kid

Just saw a fan in the stands wearing a Bobby Higginson t-shirt. One of the 20-buck ones. C’mon, kid, you’re at the All-Star Game. In decent seats. Can’t you at least afford an Ivan Rodriguez shirt? Since we’re talking about fashion, what’s the deal with the white shoes? A-Rod’s got them on, and I remember

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Vote for Pedro

Is there no baseball etiquette anymore? What happened to the days when no one would mention a no-hitter in progress? Fans would wink and nod, but say no more. Announcers would work around it with phrases like, “the Mets have all the hits in the game” or some other indication that there were zeros in

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