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Mets hold off late Seattle surge to win rubber match

Mets hold off late Seattle surge to win rubber match

Bartolo Colon tossed 7 1/3 solid innings and the New York Mets held off a late Seattle surge to defeat the Mariners, 3-2, and win the rubber match of a three-game set on Wednesday.

New York Mets defeat Marlins 1-0

Zack Wheeler tossed the first shutout of his career, helping the New York Mets blank the Miami Marlins, 1-0, in the opener of a four-game set on Thursday.

Mets slip past Cardinals

Bartolo Colon worked eight innings, and Eric Young's RBI ground-rule double in the seventh inning was the difference, as New York escaped St. Louis with a 3-2 victory in the finale of a three-game set.
LeBron James reportedly makes $30 million on Apple-Beats deal

LeBron James reportedly makes $30 million on Apple-Beats deal

MIAMI, June 12 (UPI) --NBA superstar LeBron James reportedly earned a $30 million payout when Apple bought Beats Electronics a few weeks ago.
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Cubs defeat Mets 2-1

Nate Schierholtz drove in the winning run in the ninth inning to help the Chicago Cubs to a 2-1 win over the New York Mets in the opener of a three-game series.

Mets rout Phillies an 11-2

Wilmer Flores hit a grand slam and knocked in a career-high six runs, and the New York Mets took an 11-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies.
Mets claim series win, shut out Pirates

Mets claim series win, shut out Pirates

Behind Bartolo Colon's best start of the season, the New York Mets claimed their first series win at home in a month by coming away with a 5-0 triumph over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Mets defeat Dodgers 5-3

Juan Lagares' go-ahead RBI single in the bottom of the seventh inning helped the New York Mets to a 5-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Dodgers defeat Mets 4-3

The Dodgers took their second straight from the New York Mets, 4-3, on Wednesday.

Yankees beat Mets 1-0

Despite impressive Major League debuts from starters Chase Whitley and Jacob deGrom, it was a veteran outfielder who played the biggest role in the finale of the annual Subway Series.

Mets beat Yankees 12-7

The Mets beat the Yankees for a sixth straight time, jumping on Vidal Nuno early and cruising to a 12-7 win on Tuesday night.

New York Mets defeat Yankees 9-7

Chris Young capped a three-run eighth inning with a tie-breaking two-run homer to send the New York Mets past the New York Yankees, 9-7.

MLB: NY Mets 3, Washington 1

Curtis Granderson's two-run homer in the seventh inning snapped a tie and lifted the New York Mets to a 3-1 win over the Washington Nationals on Sunday.

MLB: Milwaukee 4, New York Mets 2 (10 innings)

NEW YORK, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Carlos Gomez went 4-for-5 and drove in the go-ahead run in the 10th inning Saturday, lifting the Milwaukee Brewers over the New York Mets 4-2.

MLB: New York Mets 5, Philadelphia 4 (7 innings)

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Juan Lagares pounded a two-run triple during a big sixth inning that vaulted the New York Mets to a rain-shortened 5-4 win over Philadelphia.
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David Wright
New York Mets third baseman David Wright warms up prior to the game against the Washington Nationals on September 15, 2008 at Nationals Park in Washington. (UPI Photo/Mark Goldman)
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David Wright (December 12, 1912 – May 25, 1967) was a British illustrator who drew a series of "lovelies" that epitomised female glamour during World War II. He also created the "Carol Day" cartoon strip for the Daily Mail in 1956, creating a soap opera style of comic strip that paralleled similar work in the USA.

However, it is his series of 169 illustrations for The Sketch magazine (from 1941 to 1951) that became most popular. In the 1950s he continued drawing in a similar style for Men Only.

Wright started work at his uncle's studio after leaving school, later becoming the fashion illustrator for a number of women's magazines. He was commissioned in 1941 to draw a series of glamorous women for The Sketch, most of whom were modelled on his wife Esme. The illustrations established him as one of the most popular pin-up artists during World War II. During the war he worked as a driving instructor for the armed forces in Abersoch, Wales, which left him plenty of time to continue his illustration work.

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