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Zack Wheeler Strong as New York Mets Blow Out Philadelphia Phillies 11-2
July 30th, 2014 at 4:29 PM
New York-An underreported development in the New York Mets' strong play for the last month has been the emergence of right hander Zack Wheeler. Wheeler has found a new gear over the last few weeks, entering today's start with the Philadelphia Phillies on a tear. Wheeler was 2-0 with a...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets
July 30th, 2014 at 9:51 AM
After a strong outing last night from Cole Hamels, the Philadelphia Phillies (47-60) evened their series with the New York Mets (51-56) at one game a piece. Both games of this series have been blowouts, with the Mets winning 7-1 Monday night while the Phillies recorded a 6-0 shutout last...

Cole Hamels, Philadelphia Phillies Shut Down New York Mets 6-0
July 29th, 2014 at 8:37 PM
New York-Dillon Gee is not a big fan of the Philadelphia Phillies. The Phillies have hammered Gee over the course of his career, with leadoff man Jimmy Rollins being a particular nuisance. Rollins entered tonight's game with the New York Mets carrying a .500 batting average in his career against...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets
July 29th, 2014 at 6:23 PM
The New York Mets (51-55) battered the Philadelphia Phillies (46-60) last night in a game that featured starting pitchers who could be on the move. The two teams continue their series tonight at Citi Field as trade winds continue to surround both of these teams. First pitch is scheduled for...

Rumors Swirl Surrounding New York Mets as Trade Deadline Approaches
July 29th, 2014 at 3:20 PM
The trade deadline is just over 48 hours away in Major League Baseball, so the rumor mill is in full swing. This is extremely true for the New York Mets, who have had their names come up in a lot of trade discussions. The Mets have been mentioned as looking...

New York Mets Batter A.J. Burnett, Philadelphia Phillies 7-1
July 28th, 2014 at 10:37 PM
New York-The New York Mets came back home after a moderately successful road trip hoping to continue their run of strong home play. The Mets went 8-2 on their final home stand before the All Star Break, and looked to kick off this home stretch with a bang against the...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets
July 28th, 2014 at 5:07 PM
After a long ten game road trip, the New York Mets (50-55) are finally back home. The Mets will open their first home stand of the second half tonight as they welcome their division rivals, the Philadelphia Phillies (46-59), to town to kick off a three game series. The Phillies...

Lucas Duda’s Two Run Homer Helps Support Jacob DeGrom, New York Mets in 2-0 Win
July 27th, 2014 at 6:14 PM
Milwaukee-The New York Mets have been offensively challenged since the All Star Break. The one guy who hasn't had a problem hitting has been first baseman Lucas Duda. Duda had hit three of the team's four home runs since the break coming into today's game with the Milwaukee Brewers. It...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Milwaukee Brewers
July 27th, 2014 at 2:10 PM
After falling 5-2 last night, the New York Mets (49-55) will look to salvage a series split with the Milwaukee Brewers (59-46). The two teams will wrap up their four game set this afternoon at Miller Park. First pitch is Miller Park is scheduled for 2:10 pm.  The Mets will send...

Rough Fifth Inning Costs New York Mets in 5-2 Loss
July 26th, 2014 at 11:11 PM
Milwaukee-When Juan Lagares gets a day off, the New York Mets' pitching staff isn't very thrilled. Lagares, one of the league's best defenders, got a night off after going 3 for 28 to start the second half. His replacement, Chris Young, didn't endear himself to starter Jonathon Niese, misplaying a...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Milwaukee Brewers
July 26th, 2014 at 4:11 PM
After a thrilling comeback win last night, the New York Mets (49-54) have a chance to pick up their 50th win of the year this evening. The Mets rallied for three runs in the top of the ninth inning against former Met Francisco Rodriguez to beat the Milwaukee Brewers (58-46)...

New York Mets Rally for Three in Ninth to Stun Milwaukee Brewers
July 26th, 2014 at 7:52 AM
Milwaukee-Things didn't look good for the New York Mets last night in Milwaukee. The Mets found themselves down 2-0 to the Milwaukee Brewers headed into the ninth inning after a strong performance from Yovani Gallardo. To make things worse, former Met Francisco Rodriguez has been nearly lights out closing games...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Milwaukee Brewers
July 25th, 2014 at 6:07 PM
The New York Mets didn't get off to a great start in their series with the Milwaukee Brewers last night. The Mets (48-54) got clobbered 9-1 by the Brewers (58-45) as Dillon Gee didn't have his good stuff last night. The Mets will look to even their series with the...

Bartolo Colon Flirts with Perfection as New York Mets Win 3-2
July 23rd, 2014 at 8:07 PM
Seattle-One of Bartolo Colon's favorite places to pitch over the years has been Seattle's Safeco Field. Colon entered today's game against the Seattle Mariners with a 12-1 record lifetime at Safeco, The New York Mets hoped that Colon's success would continue today as he showcased himself for a possible trade....

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Seattle Mariners
July 23rd, 2014 at 2:57 PM
After getting a strong performance from Jacob deGrom last night, the New York Mets (47-53) managed to even their series with the Seattle Mariners (53-47). The Mariners won the series opener 5-2 on Monday night, while deGrom's gem helped the Mets snap a three game losing streak last night. The...

Jacob DeGrom Delivers Outstanding Performance as New York Mets Snap Losing Streak
July 23rd, 2014 at 8:31 AM
Seattle-The New York Mets have played in their share of pitcher's duels this season. The close games haven't been too kind for the Mets, who have struggled to deliver offense in critical situations. When they handed rookie Jacob deGrom a 2-0 lead against the Seattle Mariners last night, deGrom knew he...

Seattle Mariners Beat New York Mets 5-2 as Mets’ Losing Streak Hits Three
July 22nd, 2014 at 10:23 AM
Seattle-It wasn't rainy in the Pacific Northwest yesterday, but the Seattle Mariners found a way to rain on the New York Mets' parade. The Mets had lost two in a row heading into last night's contest with the Mariners, and they were looking to get back on track in Jonathon Niese's...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Seattle Mariners
July 21st, 2014 at 7:06 PM
After winning the first game of their series with the San Diego Padres Friday night, the New York Mets looked ready to build on their momentum from the end of the first half. That changed quickly as the Mets dropped the final two games of their series to the lowly...

San Diego Padres Walk Off with 2-1 Win Over New York Mets
July 20th, 2014 at 8:14 PM
San Diego-The New York Mets knew they needed to win their series with the San Diego Padres to avoid talk of a second half swoon beginning. The Mets have had their troubles at PETCO Park over the years, winning only one series in the 11 years that the park has...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at San Diego Padres
July 20th, 2014 at 1:34 PM
The New York Mets fancy themselves as potential playoff contenders. If those playoff dreams have a shot of coming true, the Mets are going to have to take care of business this afternoon. The Mets won the opener of their weekend set with the San Diego Padres on Friday night,...