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Chicago Cubs Shut Out New York Mets 1-0
June 30th, 2015 at 10:43 PM
New York-The New York Mets entered the night on a four game winning streak. The Chicago Cubs, on the other hand, entered on a five game losing streak. Neither streak mattered on this night, as strong pitching from both sides carried the day. The Mets' (40-38) inept offense made the...

Mets Take Two from Reds on Sunday, Matz Makes Record Setting Debut
June 29th, 2015 at 12:46 AM
The New York Mets (40-37) defeated the Cincinnati Reds (34-40) twice on Sunday, finishing off Saturday's postponed game 2-1 in thirteen innings, before taking the regularly scheduled contest 7-2 in Steven Matz' big league debut. Matz put his name in the history books with a three hit, four RBI performance...

Jacob DeGrom Dominates as New York Mets Snap Losing Streak
June 25th, 2015 at 5:38 PM
Milwaukee-The New York Mets usually need a dominant performance on the mound to win given the state of their offense. At points during the seven game losing streak, the Mets got that performance but still couldn't capitalize. Jacob deGrom took matters into his own hands today, giving the Milwaukee Brewers...

Mets Bats Flat Again in 4-1 Loss to Brewers
June 24th, 2015 at 11:29 PM
The New York Mets (36-37) dropped their seventh straight game with a 3-1 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers (27-46) Wednesday night at Miller Park. Managing just three hits in the contest, the Mets have now been held to three or fewer runs in seven of their last eight and only...

New York Mets at .500 for First Time Since April as Losing Skid Hits Six
June 24th, 2015 at 12:34 AM
Milwaukee-The New York Mets have played like a sub .500 team since the end of their 11 game winning streak in April. Poor defense, a lack of offense, and some poor performances from the bullpen have contributed to the team's losing ways. Despite all of their struggles, however, the hot...

New York Mets Waste Great Day from Matt Harvey as Atlanta Braves Sweep Series
June 21st, 2015 at 8:22 PM
Atlanta-Turner Field has been a house of horrors for the New York Mets over the years, as the Atlanta Braves have dashed many of their dreams there. It may be too soon to say the 2015 dream is over, but if the Mets end up missing the postseason this series...

New York Mets Drop Fourth in a Row as Atlanta Braves Win 6-4
June 20th, 2015 at 11:15 PM
Atlanta-The New York Mets (36-34) can now say they are slumping again. After opening a lead of 1.5 games over the Washington Nationals earlier in the week for first place in the National League East, that lead has completely evaporated. After falling to the Atlanta Braves (34-35) 6-4 tonight, the...

Defense, Bullpen Doom New York Mets in Eighth Inning of 2-1 Loss
June 19th, 2015 at 11:52 PM
Atlanta-Jacob deGrom can't seem to catch a break when he faces the Atlanta Braves. The New York Mets' bullpen blew a 3-1 lead against Atlanta in deGrom's last start and would go on to lose in extra innings. deGrom pitched very well again tonight against Atlanta, carrying a 1-0 lead...

R.A. Dickey Baffles New York Mets with Knuckler in 7-1 Rout
June 18th, 2015 at 11:40 PM
Toronto-The New York Mets made a choice three years ago to deal R.A. Dickey to the Toronto Blue Jays. Dickey was coming off a Cy Young Award winning campaign, but he was 38 years old and didn't figure to be a part of the team's future. While the Mets got...

Jays Homer Twice in 8-0 Rout of Mets
June 17th, 2015 at 11:43 PM
The New York Mets (36-31) lost the first of two at Rogers Centre against the Toronto Blue Jays (35-32) by a score of 8-0 Wednesday night. The Mets had swept the home half of the home and home split series with the Jays with impressive wins Monday and Tuesday, but...

Matt Harvey Looks Much Sharper as New York Mets Win 3-2
June 16th, 2015 at 10:19 PM
New York-After giving up seven runs in his last outing, there was some mild concern about New York Mets' starting pitcher Matt Harvey. Harvey had hit a rough patch over the last month or so, no small worry for the Mets considering he missed all of 2014 following Tommy John...

Flores Lifts Mets Over Jays in Eleven Innings, 4-3
June 15th, 2015 at 11:36 PM
The New York Mets (35-30) defeated the Toronto Blue Jays (34-31) in eleven innings Monday night at Citi Field by a score of 4-3. ***PHOTO1*** Game Highlights The Jays jumped out to an early lead when Jose Bautista launched his twelfth homer of the season, a solo shot to put the Jays up...

New York Mets Rally from Huge Deficit to Defeat Atlanta Braves 10-8
June 14th, 2015 at 6:41 PM
New York-The New York Mets chose to give Dillon Gee a spot start this afternoon based on his strong history against the Atlanta Braves. Gee likely will not earn the next spot starting assignment as he was knocked out in the fourth inning, putting the Mets in an 8-3 hole....

Atlanta Braves Rally for 5-3 Extra Inning Win Over New York Mets
June 13th, 2015 at 8:30 PM
New York-The New York Mets were without the services of Jeurys Familia on Saturday afternoon. Familia had not only appeared in the last two games for the Mets, but he had earned a day away to celebrate the birth of his son. The Atlanta Braves were very happy Familia wasn't...

Bartolo Colon Picks up Ninth Win as New York Mets Extend Winning Streak
June 12th, 2015 at 11:27 PM
New York-The New York Mets were able to successfully build momentum after a walk off win last night. Bartolo Colon (W, 9-4) gave the Mets a quality start, allowing only two runs in six innings against the Atlanta Braves. The Mets (33-29), for once, got some offense as Wilmer Flores...

Cuddyer’s Walk-Off Single Lifts Mets Over Giants 5-4
June 11th, 2015 at 11:54 PM
The New York Mets (32-29) defeated the San Francisco Giants (34-27) by a score of 5-4 Thursday night at Citi Field. Michael Cuddyer's RBI single in the bottom of the ninth brought home Curtis Granderson to win the game and avoid the series sweep. ***PHOTO1*** Game Highlights The way the game started, it...

Giants Take Second Straight Over Mets 8-5
June 10th, 2015 at 11:53 PM
The New York Mets (31-29) dropped their second straight to the San Francisco Giants (34-28), losing 8-5 Wednesday Night at Citi Field. Matt Harvey (L, 6-4) had one of his worst outings of his career, allowing seven runs on nine hits over six innings of work. It matched a career...

Giants Rookie Chris Heston No-Hits Mets
June 10th, 2015 at 1:06 AM
The New York Mets (31-28) were no-hit by Chris Heston and the San Francisco Giants (33-26), who took the opener of their series Tuesday by a score of 5-0 at Citi Field. It was just the thirteenth career start for the 27-year old rookie, who improved to 6-4 on the...

New York Mets Hit Four Homers to Salvage Series Split in Desert
June 7th, 2015 at 7:27 PM
Phoenix-The New York Mets' offense has become a mash unit over the last few weeks, including the loss of Daniel Murphy to a quad injury on Thursday. After scoring only four runs in two games against the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Mets broke out the lumber in a big way today....

New York Mets Blow Late Lead in Loss to Arizona Diamondbacks
June 7th, 2015 at 8:23 AM
Phoenix-The New York Mets' lineup looked absolutely pitiful last night. With Wilmer Flores out of the lineup due to general stiffness, the lineup featured Danny Muno, Eric Campbell, and Anthony Recker. As one could guess, the Mets only scored one run with this grouping. Bartolo Colon did his best to...