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New York Mets, Juan Lagares Close to Four Year Extension
April 1st, 2015 at 10:44 AM
The New York Mets had been rumored to be discussing a long term deal with Lucas Duda earlier in the week. The team instead is closing in on a long term deal with another key young player that has come seemingly out of nowhere. The Mets and outfielder Juan Lagares...

New York Mets Beat Washington Nationals 2-0 in Spring Tuneup
April 1st, 2015 at 8:48 AM
The New York Mets took another step closer to the regular season yesterday. This one came against their Opening Day opponent, the Washington Nationals, making the 2-0 win just a bit more important than other spring training wins. The hero in this outing was starting pitcher Jonathon Niese, who will...

New York Mets Cruise to 7-1 Spring Win Behind Rafael Montero’s Strong Start
March 30th, 2015 at 8:15 PM
After news leaked this morning that the New York Mets are still undecided about their fifth starter, a lot of attention shifted to today's exhibition contest with the Miami Marlins. After Dillon Gee's strong start against the Cardinals yesterday afternoon, Rafael Montero would have to deliver a gem of his...

Dillon Gee, Curtis Granderson Help New York Mets to Victory
March 29th, 2015 at 6:42 PM
The countdown to the regular season is dwindling, and the New York Mets have just six games left after today's 3-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals. The Mets have seen a lot of their key contributors deliver strong performances over the last few days. Today was no exception, as...

Jacob DeGrom, Long Ball Help New York Mets to Exhibition Win
March 28th, 2015 at 5:39 PM
As Opening Day is just under 10 days away, the New York Mets look like they are rounding into form just in time to start the season. Starting pitcher Jacob deGrom delivered another fine outing against the Washington Nationals, allowing one run over seven innings of work. The Mets also...

Matt Harvey Delivers Another Solid Outing in Latest Tuneup
March 27th, 2015 at 6:19 PM
The New York Mets have only eight exhibition games left after today, so now is the time the team's pitchers usually lengthen their arms out before their regular season debuts. That was the case for Matt Harvey today, who was allowed to toss 80 pitches in his second to last...

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...

Tensions Rising Between Terry Collins and Sandy Alderson?
March 25th, 2015 at 11:44 AM
Looking for their first postseason birth since 2006, tensions are running high in New York Mets camp, especially between manager Terry Collins and GM Sandy Alderson. A recent report by John Harper of the Daily News details the growing friction between the two, as the clash in each's managerial styles...

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 Will Name Bartolo Colon Opening Day Starter
March 23rd, 2015 at 10:47 AM
With just two weeks to go before the start of the regular season, New York Mets' skipper Terry Collins has finally decided on his Opening Day starter. That honor will go to 41 year old righty Bartolo Colon, organization sources told ESPN New York's Adam Rubin. Colon will face off...

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 Fall to Detroit Tigers 6-4 in Exhibition Action
March 21st, 2015 at 6:12 PM
The New York Mets fell to the Detroit Tigers 6-4 in spring training action in Lakeland, Florida. The game was the final spring start for Steven Matz, who was sent to minor league camp after the game. Matz pitched well again, giving up only one run in 2.2 innings of...

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...

Zack Wheeler Will Be Out Until June 2016 Following Tommy John Surgery
March 20th, 2015 at 12:17 PM
The New York Mets officially announced that Zack Wheeler will undergo Tommy John surgery next week. According to a report from ESPN New York's Adam Rubin, Wheeler is expected to be sidelined for 14 months following the procedure. That would knock Wheeler out of action until at least June 1,...

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...

New York Mets Exploring Trade Market for Lefty Relievers
March 19th, 2015 at 11:55 AM
With Josh Edgin set for Tommy John surgery, the New York Mets are in a pinch for lefty relievers. The Mets have four other lefties in camp: Sean Gilmartin, Scott Rice, Jack Leathersich, and Dario Alvarez. None of them has looked good, and things have gotten so bad that manager...

Terry Collins Still Deciding on Opening Day Starter
March 18th, 2015 at 8:27 PM
The Major League Baseball season kicks off on April 6th in Washington for the New York Mets, but manager Terry Collins is still figuring out who will be on the mound that afternoon. The Mets had already ruled out Matt Harvey after he missed all of the 2014 season, and...

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,...