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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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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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Three Up, Three Down: Dilson edition

The sun sets at Citi Field, but rises on young Dilson Herrera’s career.

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Friday: Mets 4, Phillies 1
Three Up: Jacob deGrom, Jenrry Mejia, Eric Campbell
Three Down: Curtis Granderson, Lucas Duda, Dilson Herrera

Saturday: Phillies 7, Mets 2
Three Up: David Wright, Matt den Dekker, Dilson Herrera
Three Down: Bartolo Colon, Curtis Granderson, Daisuke Matsuzaka

Sunday: Mets 6, Phillies 5
Three Up: Anthony Recker, Wilmer Flores, Kirk Nieuwenhuis
Three Down: Lucas Duda, Juan Lagares, Jeurys Familia

Season Standings
Jacob deGrom +11
Daniel Murphy +8
Bartolo Colon +7
Lucas Duda +7
Jon Niese +7
Zack Wheeler +6
Buddy Carlyle +4

Eric Campbell +3
Travis d’Arnaud +3
Josh Edgin +3
Ike Davis +2
Matt den Dekker +2
Dana Eveland +2
Dillon Gee +2
Juan Lagares +2
Jeurys Familia +1
John Lannan -1
Daisuke Matsuzaka -1
Rafael Montero -1
Bobby Parnell -1
Omar Quintanilla -1
Josh Satin -1
Wilmer Flores -2
Gonzalez Germen -2
Taylor Teagarden -2
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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Three Up, Three Down: Bravo, Bravo Edition

Tuesday: Mets 3, Braves 2
Three Up: Dillon Gee, Juan Lagares, Jeurys Familia
Three Down: Eric Young, Eric Campbell, Lucas Duda

Wednesday: Braves 3, Mets 2
Three Up: Zack Wheeler, Buddy Carlyle, Wilmer Flores
Three Down: Ruben Tejada, Travis d’Arnaud, Lucas Duda

Thursday: Braves 6, Mets 1
Three Up: Jon Niese, Carlos Torres, Lucas Duda
Three Down: David Wright, Juan Lagares, Wilmer Flores

Season Standings
Jacob deGrom +10
Lucas Duda +9
Bartolo Colon +8
Daniel Murphy +8
Jon Niese +7
Zack Wheeler +6
Buddy Carlyle +4

Travis d’Arnaud +3
Josh Edgin +3
Juan Lagares +3
Eric Campbell +2
Ike Davis +2
Dana Eveland +2
Jeurys Familia +2
Dillon Gee +2
Matt den Dekker +1
John Lannan -1
Jenrry Mejia -1
Rafael Montero -1
Kirk Nieuwenhuis -1
Bobby Parnell -1
Omar Quintanilla -1
Anthony Recker -1
Josh Satin -1
Gonzalez Germen -2
Taylor Teagarden -2
Wilmer Flores -3
Curtis Granderson -3
Jose Valverde -4
Kyle Farnsworth -5
Scott Rice -5
Carlos Torres -5
Eric Young, Jr. -7
Chris Young -8
Ruben Tejada -9
David Wright -11

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