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Mets Cruise to 9-0 Win Over Diamondbacks
April 16th, 2014 at 12:31 AM
The New York Mets (7-7) defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks (4-13) by a score of 9-0 Tuesday night at Chase Field in Phoenix. After five previous attempts to get to .500, the Mets finally evened up their record on the season, breaking out the bats in the process. The Mets exploded...

New York Mets Bounce Back, Defeat Arizona Diamondbacks 7-3
April 15th, 2014 at 11:53 AM
Phoenix-After one of their worst performances in a while on Sunday, the New York Mets were looking to bounce back against the Arizona Diamondbacks last night. The Mets were able to do that, as Lucas Duda's strong offensive night keyed a 7-3 victory for the visitors. The victory, however, may...

Los Angeles Angels Thump New York Mets 14-2
April 13th, 2014 at 6:51 PM
Anaheim-Sometimes in sports it just isn't your day. Today was one of those days for the New York Mets. Starter Bartolo Colon got hammered early, surrendering three consecutive home runs in the first inning to put the Mets in a hole. Colon never recovered, and the Mets (5-7) ended up...

Anthony Recker’s 13th Inning Home Run Lifts New York Mets to Win
April 13th, 2014 at 9:31 AM
Anaheim-Just one day after a 12 inning loss to the Los Angeles Angels, the New York Mets played deep into the night again. The Mets were posed to wrap up a 6-3 victory in nine innings, but Jose Valverde blew a save and the game was sent to extras. The...

Los Angeles Angels Need Extra Innings to Defeat New York Mets 5-4
April 12th, 2014 at 7:59 AM
Anaheim-The New York Mets played late into the night on the West Coast. The Mets kicked off their three game set with the Los Angeles Angels by playing their second extra inning affair of the season. The game would last 11 innings, but it would end with the Angels walking...

Eric Young Jr., Mets, Sprint to 6-4 Win Over Braves
April 10th, 2014 at 10:49 PM
The New York Mets (4-5) defeated the Atlanta Braves (5-4) in their series finale Thursday night by a score of at Turner Field. The Mets took two out of three for their division rivals and displayed excellent small ball throughout the night, led by their leadoff man on the basepaths. The...

Late Rally Comes up Short in 4-3 Loss for New York Mets
April 10th, 2014 at 12:39 AM
Atlanta-The New York Mets got a rough outing from Zack Wheeler, as he allowed four runs in five innings of work. That effort, combined with a stellar performance from Atlanta Braves' starter Ervin Santana, left the Mets down 4-0 heading into the ninth. The Mets did make things interesting against...

Mets Make It Interesting, Shutout Braves 4-0
April 8th, 2014 at 11:09 PM
The New York Mets (3-4) defeated the Atlanta Braves (4-3) in their series opener Tuesday night at Turner Field by a score of 4-0. Mets closer Jose Valverde turned a comfortable lead into a cliffhanger in the ninth, loading the bases for Jason Heyward, but got the slugger to fly...

Cincinnati Reds Squeak by New York Mets 2-1 in Series Finale
April 6th, 2014 at 6:47 PM
New York-After the New York Mets won the first two games of their weekend series, fans were hopeful they could complete a sweep and stabilize their record. The Mets had dropped the first three games of their season to the Washington Nationals, but they could level their record by sweeping...

Ike Davis’ Walk Off Grand Slam Lifts New York Mets to 6-3 Victory
April 5th, 2014 at 5:16 PM
New York-The first base competition was deemed over by manager Terry Collins yesterday. Lucas Duda was named the New York Mets' first baseman and hit two homers in his first game as the starter yesterday, seemingly ending any debate for a while. Ike Davis had the last laugh in today's game...

Duda’s Homers Lift Mets Over Reds 4-3
April 5th, 2014 at 12:06 AM
The New York Mets (1-3) picked up their first win of the 2014 season Friday night over the Cincinnati Reds (1-3) by a score of 4-3 at Citi Field. Newly appointed first baseman Lucas Duda made his presence felt with two home runs that ultimately gave the Amazins the offense...

Mets Drop Finale 8-2, Nationals Complete Sweep
April 4th, 2014 at 10:14 AM
The New York Mets (0-3) lost their third straight game to the Washington Nationals (3-0) by a score of 8-2 Thursday afternoon at Citi Field. The winless start to the season is the franchise's worst since 2005, when the Mets went 0-5 to open the campaign. The afternoon started off promising...

New York Mets Offense Slumps in 5-1 Loss to Washington Nationals
April 3rd, 2014 at 10:04 AM
New York-The New York Mets didn't get their season off to a great start on Opening Day, losing 9-7 to the Washington Nationals. While the offense did score seven runs, they also contributed an alarming 18 strikeouts in the loss. The Mets didn't do much better against the Nationals last...

New York Mets’ Bullpen Implodes in Extra Inning Loss to Washington Nationals
March 31st, 2014 at 5:20 PM
Everything seemed to be going the New York Mets' way early in the day on Monday. The Mets built a 4-2 lead against the Washington Nationals and starter Dillon Gee had a strong outing. The Mets' bullpen, however, got involved and everything went downhill from there. The Mets' relievers combined...

Mets Drop Grapefruit League Finale to Nationals 4-0
March 27th, 2014 at 9:49 PM
The New York Mets (14-14) wrapped up their 2014 Grapefruit League season Thursday afternoon with a 4-0 loss to their NL East rival Washington Nationals (15-13). Jordan Zimmerman (2-0, 0.50) shut the Mets down for five innings, allowing no runs on four hits and no walks with three strikeouts in...

New York Mets Split Final Split Squad Games of Spring
March 23rd, 2014 at 6:18 PM
One of the unique quirks of spring training is the split squad game. The split squads allow major league teams to split their teams in half, giving them the opportunity to create more at bats and innings for players fighting to make the roster to show what they can do....

New York Mets Look Sharp in 10-2 Exhibition Win Over Miami Marlins
March 22nd, 2014 at 7:16 PM
***PHOTO1*** With the season less than 10 days away, the New York Mets are looking to get their regular contributors more time to get ready for the season. The Mets faced off with the Miami Marlins today with a chance to measure up against the division rivals early in the year....

Ike Davis and Lucas Duda Return in 9-1 Victory for New York Mets
March 21st, 2014 at 5:44 PM
The expected first base battle for the New York Mets was slowed this spring due to injury. Prior to Friday's game, Ike Davis and Lucas Duda had totaled 13 combined at bats while battling injuries. Duda had missed time with a hamstring injury, while Davis dealt with a calf issue....

New York Mets Win Exhibition Matchup in Las Vegas
March 15th, 2014 at 8:29 PM
The New York Mets got a break from the typical Grapefruit League action when they scheduled a pair of exhibition split squad games against the Chicago Cubs in Las Vegas. The Mets have suffered from their location in spring training, as they are relatively isolated in Port St. Lucie and...

John Lannan Makes Final Start of Spring in 6-4 Loss to St. Louis Cardinals
March 12th, 2014 at 5:10 PM
The battle for the final spot in the New York Mets' starting rotation looked to be a three man competition between Jenrry Mejia, John Lannan, and Daisuke Matsuzaka. The battle has taken an interesting twist, however, given the Mets' first round of cuts in the bullpen. The Mets re-assigned four...