Posts Tagged By HOWIE RUMBERG

Mets give Torres little help in 4-1 loss to Cubs

New York Mets' David Wright reacts after he struck out swinging in the ninth inning of the Mets 4-1 loss to the Chicago Cubs in a baseball game at Citi Field in New York, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — Carlos Torres excelled in a spot start on no rest. The Mets’ bats, well, they appear to have taken the week off.

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Hendricks, Baez help Cubs beat Mets 4-1

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks  delivers in a baseball game against the New York Mets at Citi Field in New York, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — On days Kyle Hendricks is on the mound, he can count on Javier Baez, his buddy from the minor leagues, for plenty of run support.

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Nats beat Mets 4-1 for 11th straight win in Queens

Washington Nationals' Stephen Strasburg (37) delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK (AP) — Smoke billowed out of the Washington Nationals’ clubhouse when the doors opened after yet another victory celebration in New York. The NL East leader’s fog machine recently has been getting plenty of use.

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