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Big Eighth Inning Lifts Mets Over Nationals 8-3
March 27th, 2015 at 2:33 AM
The New York Mets (14-10) defeated the Washington Nationals (9-11) by a score of 8-3 in Grapefruit League action Thursday afternoon. After failing to put runs on the board through the first five innings of the contest, the Mets exploded for eight runs over the game's final four frames, including...

New York Mets Cruise to 7-2 Spring Win Over New York Yankees
March 25th, 2015 at 4:57 PM
The New York Mets swept the spring version of the Subway Series today by winning 7-2 over the New York Yankees in Tampa. This comes just three days after Matt Harvey led the Mets to a 6-0 win over the Yankees in Port St. Lucie. Rafael Montero was the starter...

Houston Astros Rally for 4-3 Spring Win Over New York Mets
March 24th, 2015 at 4:20 PM
The New York Mets got off to a good start in their spring training contest with the Houston Astros, jumping to a 3-1 lead early on. The hot hitting stopped there for the Mets, however, who collected only two hits over the course of the afternoon. That would prove to...

New York Mets Cruise to 12-3 Win Over Miami Marlins
March 23rd, 2015 at 5:16 PM
The New York Mets continued their hot Grapefruit League play in Jupiter today, cruising to a 12-3 win over the Miami Marlins. While Mets' starter Jacob deGrom got roughed up a bit in the first inning, he was able to settle down and gave up only two runs on four...

New York Mets Ride Matt Harvey, Long Ball to 6-0 Spring Win
March 22nd, 2015 at 5:49 PM
The New York Mets looked locked and loaded in their spring training tuneup against the New York Yankees Sunday afternoon at Tradition Field. Matt Harvey looked dominant, tossing 5.2 shutout innings, and the Mets got four different players to hit homers in the game. The final result was a very...

New York Mets Defeat St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 in Spring Training Action
March 20th, 2015 at 7:30 PM
The New York Mets got some solid contributions from their offensive stars in a 5-4 exhibition victory over the St. Louis Cardinals at Tradition Field. Michael Cuddyer, David Wright, and Curtis Granderson all delivered positive offensive performances for the Amazin's. The game also ended on a dramatic note, as Kirk...

New York Mets Sweep Split Squad Games
March 19th, 2015 at 7:34 PM
After a rare day off in the spring, the New York Mets got back to action in a big way today. The Mets swept a pair of split squad contests, winning 7-2 over the St. Louis Cardinals on the road and 3-1 over the Houston Astros at Tradition Field. Both...

Jacob DeGrom Looks Dominant in Latest Spring Turn
March 17th, 2015 at 4:40 PM
Matt Harvey looked strong in his third outing of the spring yesterday, tossing four shutout innings against the Boston Red Sox and allowing only three hits and a walk while striking out three. Jacob deGrom was up today and managed to make Harvey's outing look pedestrian. Facing the Miami Marlins,...

Matt Harvey Tosses Four Scoreless Innings in Third Spring Tuneup
March 16th, 2015 at 4:34 PM
On a day when the New York Mets got terrible news about Zack Wheeler, Matt Harvey was able to provide a little bit of positivity in Fort Myers. Harvey made his third start of the spring against the Boston Red Sox, and was set to face his biggest test yet....

Bartolo Colon Struggles as New York Mets Fall to Tampa Bay Rays
March 15th, 2015 at 6:44 PM
Bartolo Colon had a rough outing for the New York Mets in Port Charlotte. Colon gave up five runs on seven hits in just two innings of work as the Mets fell 8-4 against the Tampa Bay Rays. This spring has been a rough one for Colon, whose Grapefruit League...

New York Mets Roll to 13-4 Win Over Washington Nationals
March 14th, 2015 at 5:36 PM
For a second straight day, the New York Mets got some explosive offense in spring training. Like yesterday's game with the Atlanta Braves, the Mets scored early and often against the Washington Nationals. The big blow came early as a three run homer from David Wright put the Mets up...

New York Mets Roll Over Atlanta Braves in Final Spring Meeting
March 13th, 2015 at 6:37 PM
The New York Mets wrapped up their spring meetings with the Atlanta Braves this afternoon, and ended the spring series in style. The final score was a 13-2 rout, with the Mets jumping out offensively early in the action. The Mets scored five runs in the first inning and were...

New York Mets Win Wild Contest with Washington Nationals 11-9
March 12th, 2015 at 5:26 PM
The bats came out in today's spring training contest between the New York Mets and Washington Nationals. Both teams delivered plenty of offense, but the Mets came out on top with an 11-9 victory. The game started slowly with the Mets trailing 4-2 in the eighth inning, but they scored...

Matt Harvey Makes Second Spring Start in New York Mets’ Loss
March 11th, 2015 at 4:33 PM
Matt Harvey's second spring start didn't go quite as well as his first. After setting the Twitterverse abuzz by touching 99 miles per hour on the radar gun in last week's outing against the Detroit Tigers, Harvey only reached 95 today. Harvey also gave up some runs for the first...

Atlanta Braves Beat New York Mets 3-2 in Grapefruit League Action
March 10th, 2015 at 5:43 PM
The New York Mets' losing streak extended to three as they fell to the Atlanta Braves 3-2 in Orlando. The game was decided early, as Mets' starter Bartolo Colon gave up three runs in the third inning. The back breaker was a two run homer from Braves' first baseman Freddie...

Zack Wheeler Struggles in Loss to Miami Marlins
March 9th, 2015 at 4:52 PM
Zack Wheeler made his first home start of the spring today, and he got off to a good start by tossing a perfect first inning for the New York Mets. The Miami Marlins figured him out by the second though, battering Wheeler for six earned runs in only 1.2 innings...

New York Mets’ Pitchers Walk Ballpark in 6-3 Loss to Boston Red Sox
March 8th, 2015 at 6:37 PM
The New York Mets dropped an exhibition contest 6-3 to the Boston Red Sox this afternoon at Tradition Field. While starter Jonathon Niese (2.2 innings, two runs, three hits) was a big sluggish in his first game action of the year, he was a big improvement over the younger pitchers...

Washington Nationals Rally to Defeat New York Mets 5-4 in Spring Action
March 5th, 2015 at 8:44 PM
The New York Mets suffered their first loss of the exhibition season today, falling 5-4 to the Washington Nationals in Viera. The Mets got a good start from Bartolo Colon, who tossed two perfect innings in his spring debut. Unfortunately for the Mets, their young relievers couldn't hold the lead. ***PHOTO1*** The...

New York Mets Kick Off Spring Play with 8-2 Win
March 4th, 2015 at 10:23 PM
The New York Mets kicked off their Grapefruit League schedule this afternoon with a trip to Orlando to face off with the Atlanta Braves. After starter Dillon Gee struggled in the early going, the Mets were able to bounce back. The Mets offense exploded for eight runs as they came...

New York Mets Close Out 2014 Season with 8-3 Win
September 28th, 2014 at 4:47 PM
New York-The 2014 season was a trying one at times for the New York Mets (79-83), who had their hot and cold stretches throughout the year. Even though they finished out of the playoffs for a sixth straight year, the Mets showed a lot of promise over the season's final...