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Three Up, Three Down: Three series to go edition

That means it’s 27 Up, 27 Down to go.

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Monday: Marlins 6, Mets 5
Three Up: Jacob deGrom, Wilmer Flores, Travis d’Arnaud
Three Down: Jeurys Familia, Dilson Herrera, Jenrry Mejia

Tuesday: Mets 9, Marlins 1
Three Up: Wilmer Flores, Bartolo Colon, Ruben Tejada
Three Down: Juan Lagares, Kirk Nieuwenhuis, Matt den Dekker

Sunday: Marlins 4, Mets 3
Three Up: Lucas Duda, Matt den Dekker, Kirk Nieuwenhuis
Three Down: Curtis Granderson, Ruben Tejada, Bobby Abreu

Season Standings
Jacob deGrom +14
Jon Niese +8

Bartolo Colon +7
Travis d’Arnaud +7
Daniel Murphy +6
Lucas Duda +5
Zack Wheeler +5

Josh Edgin +3
Dillon Gee +3
Buddy Carlyle +2

Ike Davis +2
Matt den Dekker +2
Dana Eveland +2
Juan Lagares +2
Eric Campbell +1

Kirk Nieuwenhuis +1
Anthony Recker +1

Bobby Abreu -1
Wilmer Flores -1
John Lannan -1
Jenrry Mejia -1
Bobby Parnell -1
Omar Quintanilla -1
Josh Satin -1
Vic Black -2

Gonzalez Germen -2
Taylor Teagarden -2
Dilson Herrera -3
Curtis Granderson -4
Carlos Torres -4
Jose Valverde -4
Kyle Farnsworth -5
Scott Rice -5
Eric Young, Jr. -5
Chris Young -8
Ruben Tejada -10
David Wright -10

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Poll: Who should be the Mets’ 2015 shortstop?

External candidates include free agents such as J.J. Hardy, Jed Lowrie and Asdrubal Cabrera, as well as any trade targets.

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Wanted once more: Mets Inbox submissions

Do you have a question you’d like answered on Mets.com? I’ll be running an Inbox on the site this Monday and want to answer your questions.

Fill out this form to participate. And be sure to fill out all the boxes, because otherwise we won’t be able to use your question on the site.

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Mets WAR leaders through Week 24

Highest and lowest Mets WAR scores through Week 24, according to the web sites Fangraphs and Baseball Reference:

Fangraphs
1. Juan Lagares, 4.0
2. Daniel Murphy, 3.0
3. Lucas Duda, 2.6
4. Jacob deGrom, 2.4

5. David Wright, 2.0

37-(t). Four players tied, -0.4
41. Rafael Montero, -0.5

43. Chris Young, -0.6
44. Gonzalez Germen, -0.7

Baseball Reference
1. Lagares, 5.4
2. Duda, 3.2
3. deGrom, 2.9

4. Wright, 2.7
5. Murphy, 2.1

38-(t). Three players tied, -0.3
41-(t). John Lannan, -0.4
41-(t). Scott Rice, -0.4

43. Bobby Abreu, -0.6
44. Jose Valverde, -0.8

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Three Up, Three Down: Home Stretch edition

Thursday: Nationals 6, Mets 2
Three Up:
Daisuke Matsuzaka, Anthony Recker, Erik Goeddel
Three Down: 
Bartolo Colon, Juan Lagares, Wilmer Flores

Friday: Mets 4, Nationals 3
Three Up: Travis d’Arnaud, Eric Young, Juan Lagares
Three Down: Eric Campbell, Dilson Herrera, Ruben Tejada

Saturday, Nationals 10, Mets 3
Three Up: Juan Lagares, Curtis Granderson, Wilmer Flores
Three Down: Zack Wheeler, Vic Black, Daniel Murphy

Sunday: Nationals 3, Mets 0
Three Up: Jon Niese, Wilmer Flores, Matt den Dekker
Three Down: Daniel Murphy, Lucas Duda, Juan Lagares

Season Standings
Jacob deGrom +13
Jon Niese +8

Bartolo Colon +6
Travis d’Arnaud +6
Daniel Murphy +6
Zack Wheeler +5
Lucas Duda +4

Josh Edgin +3
Dillon Gee +3
Juan Lagares +3
Buddy Carlyle +2

Ike Davis +2
Matt den Dekker +2

Dana Eveland +2
Eric Campbell +1

Jeurys Familia +1
Kirk Nieuwenhuis +1
Anthony Recker +1

John Lannan -1
Bobby Parnell -1
Omar Quintanilla -1
Josh Satin -1
Vic Black -2

Gonzalez Germen -2
Dilson Herrera -2

Taylor Teagarden -2
Wilmer Flores -3

Curtis Granderson -3
Carlos Torres -4
Jose Valverde -4
Kyle Farnsworth -5
Scott Rice -5
Eric Young, Jr. -5
Chris Young -8
Ruben Tejada -10
David Wright -10

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Three Up, Three Down: Rocky Mountain High edition

“We’re pretty excited about it, to be honest,” Mets manager Terry Collins said of his team’s sudden September ascension in the Wild Card standings.

shakeshackMonday: Mets 3, Rockies 2
Three Up: Jon Niese, Curtis Granderson, Wilmer Flores
Three Down: Vic Black, Dilson Herrera, Matt den Dekker

Tuesday: Mets 2, Rockies 0
Three Up: Jacob deGrom, Curtis Granderson, Juan Lagares
Three Down: Jenrry Mejia, Eric Campbell, Wilmer Flores

Wednesday: Mets 2, Rockies, 0
Three Up: Rafael Montero, Carlos Torres, Eric Young
Three Down: Travis d’Arnaud, Curtis Granderson, Wilmer Flores

Season Standings
Jacob deGrom +13
Daniel Murphy +8
Bartolo Colon +7
Jon Niese +7

Zack Wheeler +6
Travis d’Arnaud +5
Lucas Duda +5

Josh Edgin +3
Dillon Gee +3
Juan Lagares +3
Eric Campbell +2
Buddy Carlyle +2

Ike Davis +2
Dana Eveland +2
Matt den Dekker +1
Jeurys Familia +1
Kirk Nieuwenhuis +1
Vic Black -1
Erik Goeddel -1

Dilson Herrera -1
John Lannan -1
Daisuke Matsuzaka -1
Bobby Parnell -1
Omar Quintanilla -1
Josh Satin -1
Gonzalez Germen -2
Taylor Teagarden -2
Wilmer Flores -4

Curtis Granderson -4
Carlos Torres -4
Jose Valverde -4
Kyle Farnsworth -5
Scott Rice -5
Eric Young, Jr. -6
Chris Young -8
Ruben Tejada -9
David Wright -10

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Mets WAR leaders through Week 23

Highest and lowest Mets WAR scores through Week 23, according to the web sites Fangraphs and Baseball Reference:

Fangraphs
1. Juan Lagares, 4.1
2. Daniel Murphy, 3.1
3. Lucas Duda, 2.5
4. Bartolo Colon, 2.2
5. Jacob deGrom, 2.0

37-(t). Four players tied, -0.4
41. Rafael Montero, -0.5

43. Chris Young, -0.6
44. Gonzalez Germen, -0.7

Baseball Reference
1. Lagares, 5.7
2. Duda, 3.4
3. Wright, 2.5
4. deGrom, 2.4
5. Murphy, 2.3

39-(t). Three players tied, -0.4
42. Montero, -0.5
43. Bobby Abreu, -0.7
44. Jose Valverde, -0.8

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The life of a Mets beat reporter

SNY recently aired this segment about the life of baseball beat reporters, starring yours truly. Check it out here.

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Three Up, Three Down: Penultimate road trip edition

Only one more road trip to go.

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Monday: Marlins 9, Mets 6
Three Up: Dilson Herrera, Travis d’Arnaud, David Wright
Three Down: Jeurys Familia, Zack Wheeler, Curtis Granderson

Tuesday: Mets 8, Marlins 6
Three Up: Juan Lagares, David Wright, Jenrry Mejia
Three Down: Jon Niese, Curtis Granderson, Dilson Herrera

Wednesday: Mets 4, Marlins 3
Three Up: Matt den Dekker, Kirk Nieuwenhuis, Jacob deGrom
Three Down: David Wright, Dilson Herrera, Buddy Carlyle

Friday: Mets 14, Reds 5
Three Up: David Wright, Travis d’Arnaud, Curtis Granderson
Three Down: Buddy Carlyle, Erik Goeddel, Juan Lagares

Saturday: Reds 2, Mets 1
Three Up: Dillon Gee, Travis d’Arnaud, Dilson Herrera
Three Down: Matt den Dekker, Lucas Duda, David Wright

Sunday: Mets 4, Reds 3
Three Up: Zack Wheeler, Jeurys Familia, Curtis Granderson
Three Down: David Wright, Lucas Duda, Wilmer Flores

Season Standings
Jacob deGrom +12
Daniel Murphy +8
Bartolo Colon +7
Travis d’Arnaud +6
Jon Niese +6

Zack Wheeler +6
Lucas Duda +5

Eric Campbell +3
Josh Edgin +3
Dillon Gee +3
Buddy Carlyle +2

Ike Davis +2
Matt den Dekker +2
Dana Eveland +2
Juan Lagares +2
Jeurys Familia +1
Jenrry Mejia +1
Kirk Nieuwenhuis +1
Erik Goeddel -1

John Lannan -1
Daisuke Matsuzaka -1
Rafael Montero -1
Bobby Parnell -1
Omar Quintanilla -1
Josh Satin -1
Gonzalez Germen -2
Taylor Teagarden -2
Wilmer Flores -3

Jose Valverde -4
Kyle Farnsworth -5
Curtis Granderson -5
Scott Rice -5
Carlos Torres -5
Eric Young, Jr. -7
Chris Young -8
Ruben Tejada -9
David Wright -10

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Mets WAR leaders through Week 22

Highest and lowest Mets WAR scores through Week 22, according to the web sites Fangraphs and Baseball Reference:

Fangraphs
1. Juan Lagares, 3.5
2. Daniel Murphy, 3.1
3. Lucas Duda, 2.5
4. Bartolo Colon, 2.3
5-(t). Jacob deGrom, 1.8
5-(t). David Wright, 1.8

36-(t). Four players tied, -0.4
40. Rafael Montero, -0.5

41. Chris Young, -0.6
42. Gonzalez Germen, -0.7

Baseball Reference
1. Lagares, 5.2
2. Duda, 3.2
3. Wright, 2.5
4. Murphy, 2.3
5. deGrom, 2.2

36-(t). Four players tied, -0.4
40. Montero, -0.5
41-(t). Bobby Abreu, -0.8
41-(t). Jose Valverde, -0.8

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