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FLEXEN AND OTHER METS DEBUTS

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New York Mets pitcher Chris Flexen is about to do something Tom Seaver did; Nolan Ryan did; Dwight Gooden did; Jacob deGrom did. Flexen, who arrived at Petco Park in San Diego (by way of Binghamton), will make his major league debut against the Padres. “I don’t think it will be too difficult,” Flexen told the New York media. “The hardest thing is to manage the emotions...

METS HAVE MORE QUESTIONS THAN ANSWERS

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New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson hosted a mid-season Q&A with the media prior to the opening of a 10-game homestand.
POST HIGHLIGHTS

Sandy Alderson said he doesn’t ‘foresee’ the Mets calling up Tim Tebow in 2017
Mets are still ‘sellers,’ but they are not rebuilding
Mets are not trading Jacob deGrom
Amed Rosario? The answer is the same: Not yet

METS ALL-STAR HISTORY

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Since their inception in 1962, the New York Mets have sent 115 players to the annual All-Star Game. In addition, Gil Hodges (1970), Yogi Berra (1974), Davey Johnson (1987), Bobby Valentine (2001) and Terry Collins (2016) also managed the National League team. Collins was also on the coaching staff for the 2012 and 2013 National League All-Star teams.

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John Strubel

Hi. My name is John Strubel. I am a storyteller. I love to write. My writing is predominantly related to my greatest passion in life: baseball. Thanks for visiting my website.

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