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Mets 101 Game Preview: Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets
August 30th, 2014 at 5:25 PM
After winning 4-1 behind Jacob deGrom last night, the New York Mets (63-72) snapped a two game losing streak. The Mets also continued their mastery of the Philadelphia Phillies (61-73) this season. The Mets have won 12 of their first 17 matchups this season, and can win this series tonight....

New York Mets Could Move Travis D’Arnaud to Left Field in Future
August 30th, 2014 at 1:24 PM
New York Mets' catcher Travis d'Arnaud has turned his season around. While d'Arnaud is a key piece of the team's future, there are definite concerns about his durability. d'Arnaud has missed a lot of time with various injuries in the minor leagues, but a bigger concern may be his concussion...

Jacob DeGrom Picks up Win as New York Mets Down Philadelphia Phillies
August 29th, 2014 at 10:47 PM
New York-After suffering a rough outing in his return from the disabled list, Jacob deGrom (W, 7-6) showed tremendous improvement tonight. deGrom allowed one run in seven innings of work for the New York Mets (63-72), but was in line for a no decision after giving up the tying run...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets
August 29th, 2014 at 6:58 PM
After dropping two of three against the Atlanta Braves, the New York Mets (62-72) are back to 10 games below .500. The Mets have struggled of late, losing nine of their last 12 games. The Mets will try to improve their fortunes tonight as they welcome the last place Philadelphia...

New York Mets Place Daniel Murphy on Disabled List
August 29th, 2014 at 3:17 PM
A lingering calf injury has sent New York Mets' second baseman Daniel Murphy to the disabled list. Murphy has not played since the Mets returned home on Tuesday, so the move is retroactive to then. Murphy, the Mets' lone All Star, is hitting .301 on the season with nine home...

New York Mets’ September Call Ups Could Be Influenced by Injury
August 29th, 2014 at 12:50 PM
Traditionally, the New York Mets make very few September callups right on September 1st. The Mets prefer to only call up players they absolutely need right now, while leaving the majority of their players with the affiliates until their seasons conclude. This is especially true if the affiliate is in...

Minor Leads Braves Past Mets, 6-1
August 28th, 2014 at 11:13 PM
The New York Mets (62-72) dropped their series with the Atlanta Braves (70-64) with a 6-1 loss Thursday night at Citi Field. Mike Minor did it all, tossing seven-plus innings of one-run ball, while chipping in offensively with a 2-for-3 night at the plate. The Braves pounded out fourteen hits...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Atlanta Braves at New York Mets
August 28th, 2014 at 7:08 PM
The New York Mets (62-71) look to take the rubber game of their series with the Atlanta Braves (69-64) as the two clubs meet Thursday night at Citi Field. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 PM. The Mets find themselves 13.5 games behind Washington in the NL East and 8.5...

Zack Wheeler Wants to Remain with New York Mets in 2015
August 28th, 2014 at 12:10 PM
Zack Wheeler was the subject of trade rumors earlier in the summer. Wheeler's name came up in potential deals between the New York Mets and Chicago Cubs a few weeks ago. Reports indicated that the Cubs wanted Wheeler in a potential deal for Starlin Castro in the winter. Wheeler, for...

Julio Teheran Outduels Zack Wheeler as Atlanta Braves Win 3-2
August 27th, 2014 at 11:29 PM
New York-Zack Wheeler's winning streak came to an end tonight through no fault of his own. Wheeler (L, 9-9) pitched well enough to win, going seven innings and allowing three runs (only two earned) against the Atlanta Braves (69-64). Julio Teheran (W, 13-9) was just better, allowing only one run...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Atlanta Braves at New York Mets
August 27th, 2014 at 4:04 PM
Dillon Gee finally picked up a win last night as the New York Mets (62-70) defeated the Atlanta Braves (68-64) 3-2. The Mets have now won two in a row and are looking to record their third consecutive win tonight. The Mets and Braves will continue their three game set...

Development Project Around Citi Field Finally Moving Forward
August 27th, 2014 at 10:57 AM
The area surrounding Citi Field is an eye sore to say the least. While parks like Baltimore's Camden Yards and Boston's Fenway Park look like they are a part of the city, Citi Field is surrounded by dozens of auto shops that are sitting on top of polluted land. The...

Lagares Uses Glove and Bat to Lift Mets Over Braves, 3-2
August 27th, 2014 at 12:00 AM
The New York Mets (62-70) defeated the Atlanta Braves (68-64) in their series opener by a score of 3-2 Tuesday night at Citi Field. Mets centerfielder Juan Lagares put on a show with his glove while also hitting the game-winning home run, propelling Dillon Gee to his first win since...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Atlanta Braves at New York Mets
August 26th, 2014 at 7:00 PM
The New York Mets (61-70) welcome the NL East rival Atlanta Braves (68-63) Tuesday night, as they open up a three game series at Citi Field. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 PM. For the Amazins, it will mark the start of six-game homestand that will close out the month...

Bartolo Colon Clears Waivers, Several Teams Could Be Interested in Trade
August 26th, 2014 at 4:43 PM
As expected, Bartolo Colon cleared revocable trade waivers yesterday afternoon. The trade market for Colon is now expected to heat up over the next few days as the Mets look to get a good return for Colon's services. Andy Martino of the New York Daily News reports that the Los...

New York Mets Likely to Keep Triple-A Affiliate in Las Vegas for Two More Years
August 25th, 2014 at 2:40 PM
The New York Mets weren't very happy when they initially had to move their Triple-A Affiliate from Buffalo to Las Vegas two years ago. In spite of persistent rumors the Mets wanted to leave Las Vegas at the earliest opportunity, it appears the Mets and the Las Vegas 51's will...

Minor League Mondays: Michael Conforto Starts Strong for Brooklyn
August 25th, 2014 at 12:19 PM
2014 first round pick Michael Conforto was given high praise after the New York Mets selected him 10th overall in the draft. Conforto was rated as the best college hitter available, with some reporters speculating he could start as high as AA Binghamton in the Mets' minor league system. The...

Mets Bats Awaken, Avoid Sweep in 11-3 Win Over Dodgers
August 24th, 2014 at 8:19 PM
The New York Mets (61-70) salvaged the final game of their three-game series with the Los Angeles Dodgers (74-58) with an 11-3 win Sunday afternoon at Dodger Stadium. Outscored 13-6 in the first two games of the weekend, the Met offense belted out fourteen hits in support of Bartolo Colon,...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Los Angeles Dodgers
August 24th, 2014 at 3:43 PM
The New York Mets (60-70) look to avoid a sweep at the hands of the Los Angeles Dodgers (74-57) Sunday afternoon at Dodger Stadium. First pitch is scheduled for 4:10 EDT. ***PHOTO1*** Local Media Coverage TV - SNY Radio - WOR Mets Starting Lineup RF Curtis Granderson 2B Daniel Murphy 3B David Wright 1B Lucas Duda C Travis d'Arnaud CF Juan...

Jacob DeGrom Hit Hard in Return as Los Angeles Dodgers Win 7-4
August 24th, 2014 at 11:04 AM
Los Angeles-Jacob deGrom (L, 6-6) was hit very hard in his return from the disabled list last night. After being on a tear prior to going on the DL two weeks ago, deGrom gave up five runs in six innings. That offensive outburst allowed the Los Angeles Dodgers (74-57) to...