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New York Mets Snap Losing Streak with 6-5 Win Over Texas Rangers
July 4th, 2014 at 11:30 PM
New York-The New York Mets caught a bad break in the beginning of their game with the Texas Rangers. Starting pitcher Jonathon Niese was forced to depart after only three batters when he took a line drive off his back off the bat of Texas' Alex Rios. Without their most...

Braves Defeat Mets 3-1, Complete Sweep
July 2nd, 2014 at 10:54 PM
The New York Mets (37-48) were swept by the Atlanta Braves (47-38) at Turner Field Wednesday night by a score of 3-1. The Braves have now won seven in a row and nine of their last ten, while the Mets fell to 3-7 in that span. Game Highlights The Braves got all...

Atlanta Braves Beat up Daisuke Matsuzaka and Win 5-4 Over New York Mets
July 2nd, 2014 at 8:59 AM
Atlanta-Daisuke Matsuzaka has done a commendable job filling in the New York Mets' starting rotation, but he knew his days as a starter might be numbered with Dillon Gee close to returning from the disabled list. Matsuzaka or Jacob deGrom will lose a rotation spot to Gee when he returns,...

Jeurys Familia’s Eighth Inning Meltdown Costs New York Mets Game
June 30th, 2014 at 11:13 PM
Atlanta-The New York Mets let another game slip through their fingers in Atlanta. The Mets have let far too many leads slip away this season due to a failure to tack on runs and the failures of the bullpen. The goat for the Mets (37-46)  tonight was reliever Jeurys Familia,...

Bartolo Colon Comes Back to Earth as New York Mets Drop Series Finale
June 29th, 2014 at 5:55 PM
Pittsburgh-For his last seven starts, Bartolo Colon was pitching on another planet. Colon had gone 6-0 with a 1.58 ERA in his last seven turns for the New York Mets heading into his start this afternoon with the Pittsburgh Pirates. It turned out to be only a lucky seven, however,...

New York Mets Score Early, Hold on to Defeat Pittsburgh Pirates
June 28th, 2014 at 8:06 PM
Pittsburgh-The New York Mets are one of the most proficient teams in baseball when it comes to scoring in the first inning. The Mets have scored first in a lot of games this season, but often the problem has been holding onto the lead. The Mets (37-44) scored early against...

Pittsburgh Pirates Walk Off with 3-2 Win Over New York Mets
June 27th, 2014 at 11:45 PM
Pittsburgh-The New York Mets were forced to play without their captain on Friday night against the Pittsburgh Pirates. David Wright was scratched from the lineup with a sore left shoulder, putting a crater sized hole in the middle of the Mets' lineup. The Mets (36-44) struggled to score runs without...

Mets 101 Postgame: Pittsburgh Pirates 5, New York Mets 2
June 26th, 2014 at 10:06 PM
The New York Mets (36-43) dropped their series opener to the Pittsburgh Pirates (40-39) Thursday night by a score of 5-2 at PNC Park. Game Highlights With the Mets trailing 1-0, Lucas Duda tied the game with his twelfth homer of the season. The Mets botched a play on a stolen base attempt...

New York Mets’ Late Rally Falls Short Against Oakland A’s
June 26th, 2014 at 11:01 AM
New York-The New York Mets dug themselves a big hole in their game against the Oakland A's Wednesday night. The Mets fell way behind early, trailing 6-0 after two innings and eventually falling as far back as 8-0. The Mets made a valiant surge late, but it would fall short...

Mets 101 Postgame: New York Mets 10, Oakland A’s 1
June 24th, 2014 at 9:47 PM
The New York Mets (36-41) cruised to an impressive win in their series opener against the Oakland Athletics (47-30) 10-1 Tuesday night at Citi Field. The win was the Mets fifth out of their last six and was an impressive feat against the American League's best team. Every Mets starter,...

New York Mets Blow Out Miami Marlins to Win Series
June 22nd, 2014 at 4:30 PM
Miami-Runs are usually hard to come by for the New York Mets. The Mets had failed to score more than three runs in a game in over a week before they scored four to beat the Miami Marlins Saturday night. The Mets built on their strong offensive showing today, piling...

Jacob DeGrom Finally Gets First Win as New York Mets Shutout Miami Marlins
June 21st, 2014 at 6:54 PM
Miami-Jacob deGrom's transition to the big leagues has been full of tough luck. deGrom has pitched well in his first eight starts for the New York Mets, but he didn't have a win to show for it heading into today's game against the Miami Marlins. deGrom has been a victim of...

Marcell Ozuna Guns Down Tying Run at Plate Twice as Miami Marlins Beat New York Mets
June 20th, 2014 at 11:31 PM
Miami-After falling behind early in the game, the New York Mets were on the comeback trail. The Mets fell behind to the Miami Marlins 3-0, but constructed an eighth inning rally to pull within one. The Mets caught a bad break, however, as David Wright was gunned down at home...

Wheeler Leads Mets to 1-0 Shutout of Marlins
June 19th, 2014 at 10:45 PM
The New York Mets (33-40) shutout the Miami Marlins (36-36) in their series opener Thursday night at Marlins Park by a score of 1-0. Zack Wheeler showed off his dominating ability, three-hitting the Marlins for his first career MLB shutout in a true pitchers duel in front of a crowd...

Strong Effort from Bartolo Colon Helps New York Mets Salvage Finale
June 18th, 2014 at 6:04 PM
St. Louis-For the last few weeks, the New York Mets' best starting pitcher has been 41 year old right hander Bartolo Colon. Colon, who had a rough start to the season, entered Wednesday's game with the St. Louis Cardinals on a hot streak. Colon was 4-0 with a 1.78 ERA...

Missed Opportunities Haunt New York Mets in Latest Loss
June 17th, 2014 at 11:38 PM
St. Louis-The main problem for the New York Mets this season has been their offense. The Mets have gotten good performances from their starting pitching all season, but have failed to take advantage of it far too often. Tuesday's game against the St. Louis Cardinals was another example of this...

Jacob DeGrom Roughed up in 6-2 Loss to St. Louis Cardinals
June 16th, 2014 at 11:28 PM
St. Louis-The New York Mets looked to be catching a break in the pitching matchup last night. The Mets were scheduled to face St. Louis Cardinals' ace Adam Wainwright as recently as this weekend, but a sore elbow scratched him from his start. The Cardinals turned to young righty Carlos...

Mets 101 Postgame: New York Mets 3, San Diego Padres 1
June 16th, 2014 at 12:31 AM
The New York Mets (31-38) defeated the San Diego Padres (29-40) in the rubber game of their series Sunday afternoon at Citi Field by a score of 3-1. The Met bullpen came up big on the day, unexpectedly getting the call to pitch the final eight innings after Mets starter...

Mets 101 Postgame: San Diego Padres 5, New York Mets 0
June 15th, 2014 at 12:35 AM
The New York Mets (30-38) were shutout by the San Diego Padres (29-39) in the second game of their weekend series Saturday evening by a score of 5-0 at Citi Field. It was the end of a five-game losing streak for the Padres and the tenth loss out of their...

Bobby Abreu’s Strong Night Helps New York Mets Snap Losing Streak
June 14th, 2014 at 7:32 AM
New York-With Curtis Granderson scratched from the lineup last night, the New York Mets used 41 year old Bobby Abreu in the cleanup spot of their lineup. Abreu has been a good find for the Mets this season, as he entered last night's contest hitting .279 over his first 38...