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Lucas Duda’s Two Run Homer Helps Support Jacob DeGrom, New York Mets in 2-0 Win
July 27th, 2014 at 6:14 PM
Milwaukee-The New York Mets have been offensively challenged since the All Star Break. The one guy who hasn't had a problem hitting has been first baseman Lucas Duda. Duda had hit three of the team's four home runs since the break coming into today's game with the Milwaukee Brewers. It...

Rough Fifth Inning Costs New York Mets in 5-2 Loss
July 26th, 2014 at 11:11 PM
Milwaukee-When Juan Lagares gets a day off, the New York Mets' pitching staff isn't very thrilled. Lagares, one of the league's best defenders, got a night off after going 3 for 28 to start the second half. His replacement, Chris Young, didn't endear himself to starter Jonathon Niese, misplaying a...

New York Mets Rally for Three in Ninth to Stun Milwaukee Brewers
July 26th, 2014 at 7:52 AM
Milwaukee-Things didn't look good for the New York Mets last night in Milwaukee. The Mets found themselves down 2-0 to the Milwaukee Brewers headed into the ninth inning after a strong performance from Yovani Gallardo. To make things worse, former Met Francisco Rodriguez has been nearly lights out closing games...

Brewers Clobber Gee, Mets in 9-1 Rout
July 25th, 2014 at 12:46 AM
The New York Mets (48-54) dropped the first game of their weekend series with the Milwaukee Brewers (58-45) Thursday night by a score of 9-1 at Miller Park. The Brew Crew racked up ten hits, while allowing just two to the Amazins, as they won their sixth game out of...

Bartolo Colon Flirts with Perfection as New York Mets Win 3-2
July 23rd, 2014 at 8:07 PM
Seattle-One of Bartolo Colon's favorite places to pitch over the years has been Seattle's Safeco Field. Colon entered today's game against the Seattle Mariners with a 12-1 record lifetime at Safeco, The New York Mets hoped that Colon's success would continue today as he showcased himself for a possible trade....

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...