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Franchise favorite Alfonzo to manage Brooklyn

NEW YORK — A franchise favorite will return to a prominent role in the Mets’ organization this season. Class A Short-Season Brooklyn announced Thursday that Edgardo Alfonzo will become its manager in 2017. An All-Star and National League Silve

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Inbox: Will Wright or Reyes play third?

The new year is upon us, with plenty for the Mets still to do. Now that teams around Major League Baseball are back from their holiday breaks, the Mets’ offseason agenda should kick into high gear. Atop their list? A trade of Jay Bruce and the acqui

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Former MLB catcher Cannizzaro dies at 78

Chris Cannizzaro, an original 1962 Met and the first All-Star in Padres franchise history, died on Thursday at the age of 78. The former catcher, who played in the Major Leagues for 13 seasons from 1960-74, had been suffering from lung cancer and chronic

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Cespedes, injuries remain Mets’ top concerns

NEW YORK — Picture one of the most talented rosters in the Majors fully healthy, recharged and ready to compete for a title. Picture tens of thousands of screaming fans once again pouring into Citi Field for a late-October postseason game. Perhaps t

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Mets make playoffs in ’16, fall short of goal

NEW YORK — Still soaring from their World Series appearance in 2015, the Mets entered this past season with higher expectations than at nearly any point in their 54-year history. Among the National League’s preseason favorites, the Mets aimed

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Source: Lugo to play for PR in WBC

Puerto Rico added a pair of Major Leaguers to its World Baseball Classic roster on Tuesday. Mets pitcher Seth Lugo and Twins outfielder Eddie Rosario have committed to play for Puerto Rico in the 2017 tournament, sources told MLB.com’s Jon Paul Moro

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Field restoration a fitting tribute to Forde

LITTLE FERRY, N.J. — There is an unmarked softball diamond near the southeastern tip of this tiny New Jersey borough where, past the deepest edge of left-center field, the Empire State Building rises over a lake. Scan right and One World Trade Cente

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Ho ho ho! Nimmo gets in the spirit

Happy holidays to all from MLB.com. The Mets’ 2011 first-round Draft pick, Brandon Nimmo, made his big league debut in Atlanta last June, and he should again play a role in the outfield in ’17. Here’s a holiday-themed Q&A with the gr

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Several Mets staying sharp in winter ball

NEW YORK — Though more than seven weeks remain until the start of Spring Training, plenty of Mets are keeping busy at various Winter Leagues around the Caribbean. Some, such as Asdrubal Cabrera and Jeurys Familia, are hoping to stay sharp in advance

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