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New York Mets Rally for 10th Straight Victory
April 22nd, 2015 at 10:43 PM
New York-The New York Mets just keep finding ways to win. Winners of nine straight heading into tonight's contest with the Atlanta Braves, the Mets were looking to match their longest winning streak in seven years. While the Braves were in front early, the Mets rallied to tie the game...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Atlanta Braves at New York Mets
April 22nd, 2015 at 3:54 PM
The New York Mets (11-3) have gotten off to a very hot start, and it has helped them race out to the best record in the major leagues. The Mets are tied with the Detroit Tigers and Kansas City Royals for the best record in baseball, and the hot start...

New York Mets Attendance up Significantly So Far
April 22nd, 2015 at 8:52 AM
If you've been to a game at Citi Field so far this season, you might have noticed the lines for food and the restrooms might be a little longer. The park has also looked much more full on television. The New York Mets have certainly helped the cause by winning...

New York Mets Run Winning Streak to Nine with 7-1 Victory
April 21st, 2015 at 10:42 PM
New York-The New York Mets have been on fire for the last week and a half. The Mets entered their contest with the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night riding their longest winning streak in five years. The Braves are the only team to win a series against the Mets so...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Atlanta Braves at New York Mets
April 21st, 2015 at 5:23 PM
The New York Mets (10-3) have won eight in a row, so it might seem odd that they have some questions to answer. That comes as the result of injury, and the Mets suffered two key ones on Sunday when they lost Travis d'Arnaud (fractured finger) and Jerry Blevins (fractured...

Mets 101 Bio Blast: Hansel Robles
April 21st, 2015 at 11:06 AM
When Jerry Blevins went down with a forearm injury Sunday, the New York Mets knew they would need to add an arm to their bullpen. The top lefty in their system, Jack Leathersich, has pitched well to start the season. With two other lefties in the bullpen, however, the Mets...

New York Mets Receive Injury Updates on Several Players
April 20th, 2015 at 5:13 PM
The New York Mets knew they would be without Jerry Blevins and Travis d'Arnaud for a while. After the two players visited the Manhattan Hospital for Special Surgery today, the Mets now have an initial timetable for how long they will be out. They also received the MRI results for...

New York Mets Need to Withstand Adversity and Build on Fast Start
April 20th, 2015 at 10:45 AM
The New York Mets are off to one of their best starts in franchise history. After two weeks of play, the Mets find themselves atop the National League East with a 10-3 record. That mark puts them 1.5 games ahead of the Atlanta Braves, who are coming to town this...

New York Mets Will Add Kevin Plawecki and Hansel Robles to Roster
April 19th, 2015 at 5:47 PM
With Jerry Blevins and Travis d'Arnaud staring at extended absences, the New York Mets already have chosen the first fill ins. After their win over the Miami Marlins, Mets' General Manager Sandy Alderson spoke to reporters and revealed that Kevin Plawecki and Hansel Robles will be added to the roster...

New York Mets Win Eighth Straight, but Lose Two Key Players in Process
April 19th, 2015 at 4:48 PM
New York-The mood of the entire afternoon at Citi Field turned from euphoric to concern in the span of 20 minutes. The New York Mets had jumped out to a 7-1 lead over the Miami Marlins in the early going, but Matt Harvey got into some trouble in the seventh....

Mets 101 Game Preview: Miami Marlins at New York Mets
April 19th, 2015 at 11:36 AM
The New York Mets (9-3) are riding high to start the season. Winners of seven straight, the Mets have surged into first place in the National League East. Last night's contest with the Miami Marlins (3-9) was a bit scary towards the end, as the Mets nearly blew a five...

Vic Black Could Be Back Within a Week
April 19th, 2015 at 7:54 AM
The New York Mets' bullpen, which has already performed well in the early going, may be about to get some reinforcements. Vic Black, who has been sidelined since the middle of spring training with a shoulder issue, is currently out on rehab. ESPN New York's Adam Rubin is reporting that...

New York Mets Hang on in Ninth for Seventh Straight Win
April 18th, 2015 at 11:35 PM
New York-The New York Mets appeared to have their seventh straight win on lockdown after the seventh inning. Jacob deGrom had tossed seven scoreless innings and the Mets were holding a 5-0 lead over the Miami Marlins. Without their main relievers available, however, the Mets struggled to close out the...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Miami Marlins at New York Mets
April 18th, 2015 at 5:06 PM
The New York Mets (8-3) have let the good times roll in the early going. After going 2-3 in their first five games, the Mets have ripped off six straight wins to seize first place in the National League East. The winning streak has also made the Citi Field faithful...

New York Mets Planning on Using Six Man Rotation at Least Once
April 18th, 2015 at 8:01 AM
When the New York Mets recalled Danny Muno from the minor leagues, many expected reliever Erik Goeddel to be sent back to the Las Vegas 51's. It came as a bit of a surprise, however, when Rafael Montero was demoted instead. Montero had been working as a middle reliever in...

New York Mets Rip Off Sixth Straight Win
April 17th, 2015 at 10:16 PM
New York-The New York Mets are definitely on fire to start the season. Thanks to some clutch pitching and timely hitting, the Mets are off to a quick start in the division, going 7-3 over their first ten games. The Mets (8-3) made it six wins in a row after...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Miami Marlins at New York Mets
April 17th, 2015 at 6:52 PM
After a 7-5 victory last night, the New York Mets (7-3) find themselves in sole possession of first place in the National League East. The win over the Miami Marlins (3-7) also extended the Mets' winning streak to five games, their longest win streak since May of 2013. The Mets...

Settling Bullpen Roles Key to New York Mets’ Season
April 17th, 2015 at 3:43 PM
The New York Mets' bullpen looks a lot different now than it did just two months ago when pitchers and catchers reported to spring training. Its top lefty reliever, Josh Edgin, is out for the season with Tommy John surgery. Bobby Parnell and Vic Black, two relievers who figured to...

New York Mets Rally to Pick up Fifth Straight Victory
April 16th, 2015 at 10:36 PM
The New York Mets have had a different vibe surrounding their team early this season. The buzz has become infectious around Citi Field this week, as the crowds have become more excited as each day passes. Tonight's contest with the Miami Marlins was a bit more challenging for the Mets,...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Miami Marlins at New York Mets
April 16th, 2015 at 4:59 PM
The New York Mets (6-3) have fared well against their division so far this season. Each of the team's first three series has come against a National League East rival, and the Mets have won two of them. After last night's victory completed a sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies, the...