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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...

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...

San Diego Padres Smack Three Home Runs in 6-0 Win Over New York Mets
July 20th, 2014 at 9:17 AM
San Diego-The San Diego Padres have struggled this season in large part due to the worst offense in baseball. The Padres had averaged 2.93 runs per game when they opened their series against the New York Mets on Friday night, but they have had an offensive outburst over the last...

New York Mets Start Off Second Half with 5-4 Win Over San Diego Padres
July 19th, 2014 at 7:24 AM
San Diego-The New York Mets finished off the first half of their season well, and looked to carry the momentum forward into the second half. The All Star Break has been problematic for the Mets over the years, as they seem to come back and take a few weeks to...

American League Defeats National League 5-3 in 2014 All-Star Game
July 16th, 2014 at 12:13 AM
The American League All-Stars defeated the National League All-Stars in the 2014 MLB All-Star Game by a score of 5-3 Tuesday night at Target Field in Minneapolis. The AL got out to an early lead and by the fifth inning had scored the decisive run, as the AL bullpen shut...

New York Mets Blow Out Miami Marlins 9-1 to Complete Sweep
July 13th, 2014 at 6:37 PM
New York-It took a lot longer than the New York Mets wanted, but the team has finally shown a better performance at home. The Mets had gone 7-2 on their last home stand of the first half entering this afternoon's contest with the Miami Marlins, and had a chance to...

New York Mets Come Back Late to Beat Miami Marlins 5-4
July 12th, 2014 at 8:31 PM
New York-The New York Mets have felt like a different team over the last week and a half. The Mets have been playing inspired baseball, rallying from early deficits and getting clutch hits unlike earlier in the season. The Mets have also found a way to hit at home, which...

Mets Power Past Marlins in 7-1 Victory
July 11th, 2014 at 11:08 PM
The New York Mets (43-50) defeated the Miami Marlins (44-48) by a score of 7-1 in their series opener Friday night at Citi Field. The Mets improved to 6-2 in their last eight and pulled even to .500 at home on the year, as they continue to produce runs in...

Mets Fail to Finish Off Sweep, Fall to Braves 3-1 in Finale
July 10th, 2014 at 11:26 PM
The New York Mets (42-50) dropped the finale of their four-game series with the Atlanta Braves (50-42) Thursday night at Citi Field by a score of 3-1. The Mets were primed for their first four-game sweep of the Bravos in 25 years but just couldn't find their bats in this...

New York Mets Win Fourth Consecutive Game with 4-1 Win Over Atlanta Braves
July 9th, 2014 at 10:27 PM
New York-After a trying two month stretch, the New York Mets are showing signs of life. The Mets had won three games in a row heading into tonight's game with the Atlanta Braves, and were looking to snag their first four game losing streak in over a year. The Mets...

New York Mets Pound Out Season High 18 Hits in 8-3 Win Over Atlanta Braves
July 8th, 2014 at 10:40 PM
New York-The New York Mets' weak spot for the entire season has been their offense, but they have shown some signs of life lately. The Mets have begun to hit more home runs and scored a few more runs at home than they did earlier in the season. Tonight was...

Ruben Tejada’s Walk Off Single Gives New York Mets Critical Extra Innings Victory
July 7th, 2014 at 11:57 PM
New York-The New York Mets knew they needed to make a big statement in this four game series with the Atlanta Braves. The Mets had gotten swept by the Braves just last week in Atlanta, and entered Monday night's contest 10 games out of the division lead. Mets' manager Terry...

New York Mets Use Long Ball to Beat Texas Rangers 8-4
July 6th, 2014 at 5:16 PM
New York-One of the more maligned aspects of the New York Mets' offense is their lack of power. The Mets entered today's game with the Texas Rangers ranked in the bottom five of the major leagues in home runs, but the team has improved their power production of late. The...

Texas Rangers Beat up Bartolo Colon, New York Mets to Even Series
July 6th, 2014 at 8:20 AM
New York-Bartolo Colon had been the New York Mets' best performer for a solid eight start stretch. Colon's string ended in his last time out when he gave up five runs in a loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Colon couldn't get it together last night for the Mets, giving up...

New York Mets Snap Losing Streak with 6-5 Win Over Texas Rangers
July 4th, 2014 at 11:30 PM
New York-The New York Mets caught a bad break in the beginning of their game with the Texas Rangers. Starting pitcher Jonathon Niese was forced to depart after only three batters when he took a line drive off his back off the bat of Texas' Alex Rios. Without their most...

Braves Defeat Mets 3-1, Complete Sweep
July 2nd, 2014 at 10:54 PM
The New York Mets (37-48) were swept by the Atlanta Braves (47-38) at Turner Field Wednesday night by a score of 3-1. The Braves have now won seven in a row and nine of their last ten, while the Mets fell to 3-7 in that span. Game Highlights The Braves got all...

Atlanta Braves Beat up Daisuke Matsuzaka and Win 5-4 Over New York Mets
July 2nd, 2014 at 8:59 AM
Atlanta-Daisuke Matsuzaka has done a commendable job filling in the New York Mets' starting rotation, but he knew his days as a starter might be numbered with Dillon Gee close to returning from the disabled list. Matsuzaka or Jacob deGrom will lose a rotation spot to Gee when he returns,...

Jeurys Familia’s Eighth Inning Meltdown Costs New York Mets Game
June 30th, 2014 at 11:13 PM
Atlanta-The New York Mets let another game slip through their fingers in Atlanta. The Mets have let far too many leads slip away this season due to a failure to tack on runs and the failures of the bullpen. The goat for the Mets (37-46)  tonight was reliever Jeurys Familia,...

Bartolo Colon Comes Back to Earth as New York Mets Drop Series Finale
June 29th, 2014 at 5:55 PM
Pittsburgh-For his last seven starts, Bartolo Colon was pitching on another planet. Colon had gone 6-0 with a 1.58 ERA in his last seven turns for the New York Mets heading into his start this afternoon with the Pittsburgh Pirates. It turned out to be only a lucky seven, however,...