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Lucas Duda’s Big Night Puts New York Mets on Brink of First Place
August 1st, 2015 at 10:33 PM
New York-The New York Mets declared they were serious yesterday about becoming contenders when they acquired Yoenis Cespedes from the Detroit Tigers. Cespedes made his Mets' debut tonight and fans turned out in droves for the huge game with the Washington Nationals, giving Citi Field an electric feeling it hasn't...

Wilmer Flores Delivers Walk Off Homer to Help New York Mets Top Washington Nationals
August 1st, 2015 at 1:01 AM
New York-One of the big subplots for the New York Mets this week was the plight of infielder Wilmer Flores. Flores was nearly dealt away from the Mets in the Carlos Gomez trade that wasn't, and while he awaited his fate he teared up on the field. After the trade...

New York Mets’ Bullpen Blows 7-1 Lead, San Diego Padres Rally for 8-7 Win
July 30th, 2015 at 7:24 PM
New York-The last 24 hours have been a weird sideshow in Queens. After all the drama of the non-trade between the New York Mets and Milwaukee Brewers, today's game provided them a chance to get back on the field quickly. The Mets looked fine early, jumping to a 7-1 lead...

San Diego Padres Beat New York Mets 7-2 as Trade Goes Down During Game
July 29th, 2015 at 10:22 PM
New York-The New York Mets sure have a way of breaking news during their games. In the middle of their game with the San Diego Padres tonight, word began to leak on social media outlets that the Mets closed a deal with the Milwaukee Brewers to acquire outfielder Carlos Gomez....

Mets Homer Twice, Syndergaard Dominates Padres in 4-0 Win
July 29th, 2015 at 12:37 AM
The New York Mets (52-48) shutout the San Diego Padres (47-53) in the opener of their three game series Tuesday night with a 4-0 win at Citi Field. The Amazins broke out the power bats, homering twice in the contest to give Noah Syndergaard all the support he'd need as...

Juan Uribe Lifts New York Mets to Walkoff Win Over Los Angeles Dodgers
July 26th, 2015 at 5:40 PM
New York-Today's game between the New York Mets and Los Angeles Dodgers was predicted to be a stellar pitching showdown, and for eight innings it was. Jacob deGrom outdueled Zack Greinke, leaving in the eighth inning with a 2-0 lead and Jeurys Familia in for a four out save. Familia...

New York Mets Explode for 15-2 Rout of Los Angeles Dodgers
July 25th, 2015 at 10:48 PM
New York-It's amazing how much of a difference seeing major league hitters walk into the clubhouse can have on the psyche of a team. The New York Mets welcomed Kelly Johnson and Juan Uribe to their club on Friday, and Johnson was slotted right into the lineup as the cleanup...

Los Angeles Dodgers Beat up Jonathon Niese, New York Mets in 7-2 Rout
July 24th, 2015 at 10:10 PM
New York-The New York Mets made quite a few headlines off the field today. After promoting outfielder Michael Conforto to the big leagues earlier today, news broke during their game with the Los Angeles Dodgers that the Mets were close to adding Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson from the Atlanta...

Kershaw Leads Dodgers in 3-0 Shutout of Mets
July 23rd, 2015 at 10:02 PM
The New York Mets (49-47) dropped the opener of their series with the Los Angeles Dodgers (55-42) by a score of 3-0 Thursday night at Citi Field. The Mets have now lost five out of seven since the All-Star break, but remain three games behind the Washington Nationals (who lost...

Bobby Parnell Gives up Three in Eighth as New York Mets Suffer Brutal 4-3 Loss
July 22nd, 2015 at 4:05 PM
Washington, D.C.-The New York Mets nearly had a very successful road trip. Despite dropping two out of three to begin the trip in St. Louis, the Mets had split the first two games of their series with the Washington Nationals and were holding a 3-1 lead in the eighth inning....

Mets Turn the Tables on Nationals in 7-2 Win
July 22nd, 2015 at 1:01 AM
The New York Mets (49-45) took the second game of their series with the Washington Nationals (50-42) Tuesday night with a 7-2 win at Nationals Park. The Mets flipped the script on the Nats, who had taken the series opener 7-2 on Monday, with a ten-hit evening in support of...

Matt Harvey Struggles as New York Mets Fall 7-2 to Washington Nationals
July 20th, 2015 at 10:26 PM
Washington, D.C.-The New York Mets knew they were staring at a big series with the Washington Nationals when they set their rotation for the second half prior to the All Star Break. Knowing the games against Washington were of critical importance, the Mets lined up their three young pitchers for...

New York Mets Win 18 Inning Marathon Over St. Louis Cardinals
July 19th, 2015 at 8:35 PM
St. Louis-This game between the New York Mets and St. Louis Cardinals proved to be a microcosm of the Mets' season. The Mets got a brilliant pitching performance from starter Jonathon Niese, but couldn't push across a run despite multiple opportunities. In an unusual turn of events, the Cardinals also...

St. Louis Cardinals Batter Bartolo Colon, New York Mets 12-2
July 18th, 2015 at 10:36 PM
St. Louis-The New York Mets usually have trouble in games where they don't score a lot of runs. When the St. Louis Cardinals got out to a fast start against Mets' starter Bartolo Colon, it didn't bear well for the Mets' chances to come back. The Cardinals (58-33) scored four...

New York Mets Can’t Support Strong Effort from Noah Syndergaard, Fall to St. Louis Cardinals 3-2
July 17th, 2015 at 11:40 PM
St. Louis-The New York Mets kicked off the second half much like they ended the first half, without much offense. Curtis Granderson's leadoff homer in the first inning was the only homer Noah Syndergaard would get for the night, and he almost made it stand up. The St. Louis Cardinals...

Jacob DeGrom Tosses Dominant Inning in Loss for National League
July 14th, 2015 at 11:52 PM
The 86th edition of the All Star Game wasn't too kind to the National League. The senior circuit would lose 6-3, giving the American League home field advantage in this year's World Series. While the NL lost the game, they did get a record setting performance from New York Mets'...

Kirk Nieuwenhuis Homers Three Times as New York Mets Sweep Arizona Diamondbacks
July 12th, 2015 at 4:01 PM
New York-The New York Mets haven't had a ton of offense lately. Prior to this series against the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Mets had hit only one homer in their past 10 games. That changed dramatically this weekend, as the Mets swatted 10 homers in the series. Four of those long...

Matt Harvey Uses Arm and Bat to Extend New York Mets’ Winning Streak
July 11th, 2015 at 6:45 PM
New York-Matt Harvey has been in a bit of a funk lately. Since the New York Mets went back to the six man rotation, Harvey has struggled with his command and looked shaky overall. Things were much better for the Mets' ace today against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Harvey got tagged...

Noah Syndergaard Strikes Out 13 as Mets Beat Diamondbacks 4-2
July 10th, 2015 at 11:44 PM
New York-The New York Mets got bad news about one of their top pitching prospects yesterday, as Steven Matz hit the disabled list with a partially torn lat muscle. While Mets' fans got to freak out a bit about the loss of Matz, another top young arm shone on the...

Jacob DeGrom Masterful as New York Mets Complete Winning Road Trip
July 8th, 2015 at 6:16 PM
San Francisco-The New York Mets have, at this point, only one All Star. Jacob deGrom will be making the trip to Cincinnati next week all by himself unless Jeurys Familia wins the Final Vote, which is unlikely at this point. Today against the San Francisco Giants, deGrom showed why he...