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Boston Red Sox Get to Jacob DeGrom in Sixth to Record Second Straight Win
August 29th, 2015 at 8:53 PM
New York-With how hot the New York Mets were earlier this week at the plate, the worm was due to turn eventually. That has happened this weekend against the Boston Red Sox. After Boston won the opener in extra innings last night, the Mets looked to have the edge in...

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 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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Yoenis Cespedes’ Huge Night Helps New York Mets Outslug Colorado Rockies 14-9
August 22nd, 2015 at 6:46 AM
Denver-Games played in Coors Field can be wild affairs. Even when the New York Mets jumped out to a 7-1 lead in the top of the second inning, most knew the game was far from over. The Colorado Rockies took advantage of their home environment, rallying to tie the game...

Granderson, DeGrom, Lead Mets Over Orioles 5-3
August 19th, 2015 at 12:57 AM
The New York Mets (64-55) snapped a three game losing streak by taking the first of two with the Baltimore Orioles (61-57) Tuesday night at Camden Yards by a score of 5-3. Jacob deGrom continued to dominate, holding the O's to just four hits through the first seven innings, while...

Bobby Parnell’s Seventh Inning Implosion Allows Pirates to Sweep Mets
August 16th, 2015 at 6:27 PM
New York-The New York Mets came into this weekend expecting to be tested by the Pittsburgh Pirates. While the Mets did play well at points, they didn't do well in this test. The Pirates (69-46) picked up extra inning wins in the first two games of this series, but they...

Pittsburgh Pirates Defeat New York Mets in Extra Innings for Second Straight Day
August 15th, 2015 at 11:49 PM
New York-For the second straight day, nine innings weren't enough for the Pittsburgh Pirates and New York Mets. The Pirates scored three runs early and looked to be cruising to a win, but the Mets responded with three in the seventh inning. The game would remain tied until the 14th...

Pittsburgh Pirates Defeat New York Mets 3-2 in 10 Innings
August 14th, 2015 at 11:59 PM
New York-The New York Mets didn't get off to a good start on Friday night, finding themselves down 1-0 before a lot of fans had even reached their seats. The Pittsburgh Pirates were a big step up in competition for the Mets, who had spent the past four days pummeling...

New York Mets Rout Colorado Rockies 12-3 to Complete Series Sweep
August 13th, 2015 at 3:29 PM
New York-The New York Mets are riding high, and have been on an absolute tear since the trade deadline. Since acquiring Yoenis Cespedes on July 31st, the Mets had won 10 of 12 games, including the first three of their series with the Colorado Rockies. The trend continued today, as...

New York Mets Shut Out Colorado Rockies for Second Straight Night
August 12th, 2015 at 10:11 PM
New York-The New York Mets' pitching staff has been lights out in this series with the Colorado Rockies. Matt Harvey and Eric O'Flaherty combined to shut out the Rockies last night. Jacob deGrom and two Mets' relievers were able to duplicate the feat tonight. The Rockies (47-65) were no match...

New York Mets Rally for 4-2 Victory Over Colorado Rockies
August 10th, 2015 at 10:53 PM
New York-Things were looking a little dicey for the New York Mets tonight. The Mets entered the seventh inning trailing 2-1 against the Colorado Rockies, and were being one hit by Rockies' starter Jon Gray. Rockies' manager Walt Weiss made a curious call, pulling Gray after six innings despite Gray...

Tampa Bay Rays Rally to Take Series from New York Mets
August 9th, 2015 at 10:44 PM
Tampa-When the New York Mets grabbed an early 3-0 lead over the Tampa Bay Rays and ace Chris Archer, things were looking good. The Mets wanted to get this game to win the series, and Bartolo Colon got off to a good start. With the Mets' bullpen having been used...

Noah Syndergaard Struggles as Rays Snap Mets’ Winning Streak
August 8th, 2015 at 9:39 PM
Tampa-The New York Mets have accomplished a lot this season thanks to strong starting pitching. When they don't get a good pitching performance, it can come as a bit of a surprise. That was the case tonight, as Mets' starter Noah Syndergaard struggled early and often. The Tampa Bay Rays...

New York Mets Rally in Ninth for Seventh Straight Victory
August 7th, 2015 at 11:44 PM
Tampa-There is no doubt there is a different energy around the New York Mets these days. Even when it doesn't look like it will be their night, the Mets have found a way to fight back. Today's game with the Tampa Bay Rays was no different. The Rays put themselves...

New York Mets Defeat Miami Marlins 8-6 to Complete Series Sweep
August 5th, 2015 at 10:26 PM
Miami-The New York Mets may be playing their best baseball of the season at the right time. After sweeping the Washington Nationals over the weekend, there was some concern the Mets could suffer a letdown against the lowly Miami Marlins. The Mets (58-50) made sure those concerns were rendered moot,...