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Cincinnati Reds Squeak by New York Mets 2-1 in Series Finale
April 6th, 2014 at 6:47 PM
New York-After the New York Mets won the first two games of their weekend series, fans were hopeful they could complete a sweep and stabilize their record. The Mets had dropped the first three games of their season to the Washington Nationals, but they could level their record by sweeping...

Ike Davis’ Walk Off Grand Slam Lifts New York Mets to 6-3 Victory
April 5th, 2014 at 5:16 PM
New York-The first base competition was deemed over by manager Terry Collins yesterday. Lucas Duda was named the New York Mets' first baseman and hit two homers in his first game as the starter yesterday, seemingly ending any debate for a while. Ike Davis had the last laugh in today's game...

Duda’s Homers Lift Mets Over Reds 4-3
April 5th, 2014 at 12:06 AM
The New York Mets (1-3) picked up their first win of the 2014 season Friday night over the Cincinnati Reds (1-3) by a score of 4-3 at Citi Field. Newly appointed first baseman Lucas Duda made his presence felt with two home runs that ultimately gave the Amazins the offense...

Mets Drop Finale 8-2, Nationals Complete Sweep
April 4th, 2014 at 10:14 AM
The New York Mets (0-3) lost their third straight game to the Washington Nationals (3-0) by a score of 8-2 Thursday afternoon at Citi Field. The winless start to the season is the franchise's worst since 2005, when the Mets went 0-5 to open the campaign. The afternoon started off promising...

New York Mets Offense Slumps in 5-1 Loss to Washington Nationals
April 3rd, 2014 at 10:04 AM
New York-The New York Mets didn't get their season off to a great start on Opening Day, losing 9-7 to the Washington Nationals. While the offense did score seven runs, they also contributed an alarming 18 strikeouts in the loss. The Mets didn't do much better against the Nationals last...

New York Mets’ Bullpen Implodes in Extra Inning Loss to Washington Nationals
March 31st, 2014 at 5:20 PM
Everything seemed to be going the New York Mets' way early in the day on Monday. The Mets built a 4-2 lead against the Washington Nationals and starter Dillon Gee had a strong outing. The Mets' bullpen, however, got involved and everything went downhill from there. The Mets' relievers combined...

Mets Drop Grapefruit League Finale to Nationals 4-0
March 27th, 2014 at 9:49 PM
The New York Mets (14-14) wrapped up their 2014 Grapefruit League season Thursday afternoon with a 4-0 loss to their NL East rival Washington Nationals (15-13). Jordan Zimmerman (2-0, 0.50) shut the Mets down for five innings, allowing no runs on four hits and no walks with three strikeouts in...

New York Mets Split Final Split Squad Games of Spring
March 23rd, 2014 at 6:18 PM
One of the unique quirks of spring training is the split squad game. The split squads allow major league teams to split their teams in half, giving them the opportunity to create more at bats and innings for players fighting to make the roster to show what they can do....

New York Mets Look Sharp in 10-2 Exhibition Win Over Miami Marlins
March 22nd, 2014 at 7:16 PM
***PHOTO1*** With the season less than 10 days away, the New York Mets are looking to get their regular contributors more time to get ready for the season. The Mets faced off with the Miami Marlins today with a chance to measure up against the division rivals early in the year....

Ike Davis and Lucas Duda Return in 9-1 Victory for New York Mets
March 21st, 2014 at 5:44 PM
The expected first base battle for the New York Mets was slowed this spring due to injury. Prior to Friday's game, Ike Davis and Lucas Duda had totaled 13 combined at bats while battling injuries. Duda had missed time with a hamstring injury, while Davis dealt with a calf issue....

New York Mets Win Exhibition Matchup in Las Vegas
March 15th, 2014 at 8:29 PM
The New York Mets got a break from the typical Grapefruit League action when they scheduled a pair of exhibition split squad games against the Chicago Cubs in Las Vegas. The Mets have suffered from their location in spring training, as they are relatively isolated in Port St. Lucie and...

John Lannan Makes Final Start of Spring in 6-4 Loss to St. Louis Cardinals
March 12th, 2014 at 5:10 PM
The battle for the final spot in the New York Mets' starting rotation looked to be a three man competition between Jenrry Mejia, John Lannan, and Daisuke Matsuzaka. The battle has taken an interesting twist, however, given the Mets' first round of cuts in the bullpen. The Mets re-assigned four...

New York Mets Get Strong Outing from Zack Wheeler in Sping Win Over Atlanta Braves
March 9th, 2014 at 6:22 PM
New York Mets' pitcher Zack Wheeler certainly isn't shy in confidence. Wheeler told reporters when he arrived at spring training that he was aiming to be the team's Opening Day starter. Even though the Mets are very unlikely to give Wheeler a shot at the Opening Day gig, he will...

Curtis Granderson Homers Twice in New York Mets Victory
March 4th, 2014 at 5:25 PM
The biggest offseason acquisition by the New York Mets was outfielder Curtis Granderson. Granderson, who switched boroughs by signing a four year, 60 million dollar contract in the offseason, was added in hopes of providing a much needed power infusion to the Mets' abysmal outfield. Even though it is only...

New York Mets Drop First Two Exhibition Contests
March 1st, 2014 at 4:56 PM
The Mets kicked off their spring training slate on Friday afternoon with a matchup against the Washington Nationals. They lost that contest 5-4, and lost another game today with the Miami Marlins 8-1. While spring training results are meaningless, the games do offer some clues on key performers to watch...

New York Mets Close Out 2013 Campaign with 3-2 Victory Over Milwaukee Brewers
September 30th, 2013 at 7:45 AM
NEW YORK—That’s a wrap, folks.  The New York Mets (74-88) closed out the 2013 campaign with a 3-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers (74-88) on Mike Piazza day at Citi Field.  The Mets honored the beloved catcher prior to yesterday’s game and inducted him into the Mets Hall of Fame.  Eric...

Milwaukee Brewers Need Extras to Defeat New York Mets 4-2
September 29th, 2013 at 11:08 AM
New York-After a strong road trip, the New York Mets returned home looking to finish the season strong. It hasn't worked out so well, as the Milwaukee Brewers won the first two games of their four game series. The Brewers made it three for three yesterday as they defeated the...

Brewers Use Long Ball to Down Mets 4-2
September 28th, 2013 at 8:35 AM
The New York Mets (73-87) fell to the Milwaukee Brewers (73-87) in the second game of their four-game weekend series at Citi Field Friday night, by a score of 4-2. With just two games left in the regular season, both teams find themselves 14 games under .500, with the Mets...

David Wright Hit in Head as Milwaukee Brewers Beat New York Mets 4-2
September 27th, 2013 at 9:40 AM
New York-While the attention of the baseball world was across town to see Mariano Rivera's final appearance at Yankee Stadium, the New York Mets were beginning to wrap up their season at home. With the Milwaukee Brewers in town, the Mets were looking to end the season on a winning...

Daisuke Matsuzaka Outduels Mat Latos as New York Mets Win Series Against Cincinnati Reds
September 25th, 2013 at 8:02 PM
Cincinnati-Today's game between the New York Mets and Cincinnati Reds was not expected to be a pitcher's duel. The Mets sent Daisuke Matsuzaka to the mound, and he has been up and down in his month long tenure with the team. The Reds sent one of their top arms, Mat...