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Yoenis Cespedes Making Huge Case That New York Mets Need to Keep Him
August 29th, 2015 at 9:46 AM
When the New York Mets acquired Yoenis Cespedes before the trade deadline, it was with the expectation that he was a two month rental to help them reach the postseason. Cespedes' unique contract situation requires him to be released from his deal five days after the conclusion of the World...

Boston Red Sox Score Three in 10th to Snap New York Mets’ Winning Streak
August 28th, 2015 at 11:08 PM
New York-The New York Mets seemed to be able to do wrong on their last road trip, where they went 8-1 and had every ball bounce their way. With a visit from the last place Boston Red Sox on the docket, there was no reason to expect the Mets' seven...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Boston Red Sox at New York Mets
August 28th, 2015 at 6:59 PM
The New York Mets (71-56) have been on fire this month. In 24 August games, the Mets are 18-6 and have gone from trailing the Washington Nationals by two games to opening up a 6.5 game lead in the National League East. The Mets have been feasting on last place...

New York Mets’ Road Romp Ratchets up Expectations
August 28th, 2015 at 3:03 PM
The New York Mets haven't been a particularly good road team this season, so when they embarked on a nine game road trip at the beginning of last week there was reason for caution. The trip featured stops in Baltimore, Denver, and Philadelphia. While the Mets had handled the Phillies...

Mets Score Four in the Thirteenth, Sweep Phillies with 9-5 Win
August 28th, 2015 at 12:18 AM
The New York Mets (71-56) finished off a sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies (50-78) with a 9-5 win Thursday night at Citizens Bank Park. It took thirteen innings but the Mets offense exploded in the top of the thirteenth, with a big two-RBI double by Daniel Murphy followed by a...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies
August 27th, 2015 at 5:38 PM
The New York Mets (70-56) will go for the sweep Thursday night as they conclude their four-game series with the Philadelphia Phillies (50-77). First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 PM at Citizens Bank Park. ***PHOTO1*** Local Media Coverage TV - SNY Radio - WOR Mets Starting Lineup RF Curtis Granderson CF Yoenis Cespedes 1B Daniel Murphy 3B David Wright 2B...

Steven Matz Looks Sharp in Latest Rehab Start
August 27th, 2015 at 10:07 AM
The New York Mets want to get starting pitcher Steven Matz back in their rotation soon. Matz, who has been out since mid-July with a lat injury, should help the Mets stretch out their rotation once he is activated from the disabled list. The Mets currently have Matz out on...

Mets Bats Stay Hot, Pound Phillies 9-4
August 26th, 2015 at 11:46 PM
The New York Mets (70-56) made it six in a row on Wednesday night as they defeated the Philadelphia Phillies (50-77) by a score of 9-4 at Citizens Bank Park. The Met lineup stayed hot, banging out a dozen hits and another homer; this time from Michael Cuddyer, to keep...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies
August 26th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
The New York Mets (69-56) will look to extend their 5-game winning streak as they continue their series with the Philadelphia Phillies (50-76) Wednesday evening at Citizens Bank Park. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 PM. The Mets picked up their fifth straight win in the series opener Tuesday night...

New York Mets Have a Lot of Options for September Call-Ups
August 26th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
With September 1st less than a week away, the New York Mets can look forward to the expansion of active rosters to 40 players. While in the recent past this has merely allowed the Mets to give minor leaguers a cup of coffee in meaningless games, now the roster expansion...

New York Mets Hang on for Fifth Straight Win
August 25th, 2015 at 11:09 PM
Philadelphia-The New York Mets just find ways to win these days. After jumping out to an early lead, the Mets found themselves trailing the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 in the middle innings. The Mets were able to scrap back, however, grabbing a 6-4 lead in the sixth. Things got a bit...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies
August 25th, 2015 at 5:08 PM
The New York Mets (68-56) will look to extend their 4-game winning streak as they continue their series with the Philadelphia Phillies (50-75) Tuesday evening at Citizens Bank Park. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 PM. The Mets had a record setting night on Monday, belting eight homers and scoring...

New York Mets’ Eight Homers Bail Out Jacob DeGrom in 14-7 Win
August 24th, 2015 at 11:02 PM
Philadelphia-While New York Mets' starting pitcher Jacob deGrom has been sensational this season, every pitcher has an off day. deGrom certainly had his today, lacking control of his fastball and serving up three homers to get bounced from the game in the third inning. A month ago, the Philadelphia Phillies...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies
August 24th, 2015 at 4:42 PM
The New York Mets (67-56) looked unstoppable over the weekend. After outscoring the Colorado Rockies 33-19 over the weekend, the Mets have won three straight games and maintain a five game lead over the Washington Nationals in the National League East. The Mets will continue their trip with a chance...

Minor League Mondays: Marcos Molina Could Be an Arm to Watch in Future
August 24th, 2015 at 1:34 PM
The New York Mets certainly boosted their roster with a slew of trade deadline acquisitions, and those moves have them in position to make a playoff run. The moves did, however, come at the cost of some key young pitching depth. In order to acquire Kelly Johnson, Juan Uribe, Tyler...

Logan Verrett Delivers Harvey-Esque Performance as Mets Sweep Rockies
August 23rd, 2015 at 10:56 PM
Denver-The New York Mets were met with some skepticism when they announced their plan to skip Matt Harvey's scheduled start against the Colorado Rockies earlier in the week. The decision arguably cost the Mets a game on Wednesday, when Verrett was pulled after one six pitch inning of relief, so...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Colorado Rockies
August 23rd, 2015 at 2:17 PM
The New York Mets (66-56) have certainly enjoyed their stay at Coors Field this week. The Colorado Rockies (49-72) have watched their pitching staff get battered by the Mets' lineup over the past two days, dropping consecutive 14-9 decisions. As a result, the Mets are 6-0 against the Rockies this...

New York Mets Record Second Straight 14-9 Win Over Colorado Rockies
August 23rd, 2015 at 9:13 AM
Denver-Games at Coors Field can be wild affairs where no lead feels safe. That was certainly the case for the New York Mets last night, as they jumped out to a 14-3 lead against the Colorado Rockies. That lead didn't feel great as the Rockies kept chipping away, eventually cutting...

New York Mets Re-Acquire Eric Young Jr from Atlanta Braves
August 22nd, 2015 at 6:24 PM
The playoff run is well underway for the New York Mets, and General Manager Sandy Alderson is still looking for ways to improve his ballclub. Alderson pulled off a minor trade to augment the roster, and it has brought a familiar face back to Flushing. The Mets re-acquired outfielder Eric...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Colorado Rockies
August 22nd, 2015 at 6:10 PM
While Coors Field hasn't been kind to the New York Mets (65-56) in recent years, they made it feel like home last night. Yoenis Cespedes certainly won't want to leave anytime soon after his historic performance (5 for 6, 3 HR, 5 Runs Scored, 7 RBI's) helped the Mets outslug...