How to get specific request results in Postman

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I am exploring Postman and there is alot of information there which is helpful, but I need help asap. I know how to create collections but if you could help with information on creating a specific request that would be greatly appreciated. I am trying to figure out specifying parameters and pulling in exactly what I want.

So I want to create a request from Say if I want to pull in Stats information for a specific player from this page. Stats | How do I write that request to display this information. What would I put in the url field to display stats for say F. Amaya (who is a player showing on that page)? Thank you

Below I did a screenshot and have a new request under MLS Stats. What do I put into the fields to display and send request for F. Amaya? Can you help please

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Hey there! First, I’d like to welcome you to the Postman community and congrats on your first post!

So let’s get started. First, Stats | with a GET request in Postman will return HTML.

You can write a scraper and parse this HTML using the following example workspaces:

However, another option would be to use an external API such as this one that I found after a quick Google search. (There seem to be many paid APIs for MLS, so it would be up to you to find a free one if that’s what you’re looking for)
Using an API like this would make it so that you can request the specific data you want without writing a scraper to parse the HTML.

Hope this helps! :smile:

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