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New York Mets Cruise to 12-3 Win Over Miami Marlins
March 23rd, 2015 at 5:16 PM
The New York Mets continued their hot Grapefruit League play in Jupiter today, cruising to a 12-3 win over the Miami Marlins. While Mets' starter Jacob deGrom got roughed up a bit in the first inning, he was able to settle down and gave up only two runs on four...

Jacob DeGrom Looks Dominant in Latest Spring Turn
March 17th, 2015 at 4:40 PM
Matt Harvey looked strong in his third outing of the spring yesterday, tossing four shutout innings against the Boston Red Sox and allowing only three hits and a walk while striking out three. Jacob deGrom was up today and managed to make Harvey's outing look pedestrian. Facing the Miami Marlins,...

New York Mets Roll to 13-4 Win Over Washington Nationals
March 14th, 2015 at 5:36 PM
For a second straight day, the New York Mets got some explosive offense in spring training. Like yesterday's game with the Atlanta Braves, the Mets scored early and often against the Washington Nationals. The big blow came early as a three run homer from David Wright put the Mets up...

New York Mets Roll Over Atlanta Braves in Final Spring Meeting
March 13th, 2015 at 6:37 PM
The New York Mets wrapped up their spring meetings with the Atlanta Braves this afternoon, and ended the spring series in style. The final score was a 13-2 rout, with the Mets jumping out offensively early in the action. The Mets scored five runs in the first inning and were...

New York Mets Win Wild Contest with Washington Nationals 11-9
March 12th, 2015 at 5:26 PM
The bats came out in today's spring training contest between the New York Mets and Washington Nationals. Both teams delivered plenty of offense, but the Mets came out on top with an 11-9 victory. The game started slowly with the Mets trailing 4-2 in the eighth inning, but they scored...

Matt Harvey Makes Second Spring Start in New York Mets’ Loss
March 11th, 2015 at 4:33 PM
Matt Harvey's second spring start didn't go quite as well as his first. After setting the Twitterverse abuzz by touching 99 miles per hour on the radar gun in last week's outing against the Detroit Tigers, Harvey only reached 95 today. Harvey also gave up some runs for the first...

Atlanta Braves Beat New York Mets 3-2 in Grapefruit League Action
March 10th, 2015 at 5:43 PM
The New York Mets' losing streak extended to three as they fell to the Atlanta Braves 3-2 in Orlando. The game was decided early, as Mets' starter Bartolo Colon gave up three runs in the third inning. The back breaker was a two run homer from Braves' first baseman Freddie...

Zack Wheeler Struggles in Loss to Miami Marlins
March 9th, 2015 at 4:52 PM
Zack Wheeler made his first home start of the spring today, and he got off to a good start by tossing a perfect first inning for the New York Mets. The Miami Marlins figured him out by the second though, battering Wheeler for six earned runs in only 1.2 innings...

New York Mets Split a Pair of Exhibition Contests
March 7th, 2015 at 8:37 PM
***PHOTO1*** Today the New York Mets had their first split squad contests of the Grapefruit League season. Split squad games are a popular way for managers to give young players some starts and an opportunity to earn more playing time, potentially leading to roster spots. The Mets, appropriately, split their...

Washington Nationals Rally to Defeat New York Mets 5-4 in Spring Action
March 5th, 2015 at 8:44 PM
The New York Mets suffered their first loss of the exhibition season today, falling 5-4 to the Washington Nationals in Viera. The Mets got a good start from Bartolo Colon, who tossed two perfect innings in his spring debut. Unfortunately for the Mets, their young relievers couldn't hold the lead. ***PHOTO1*** The...

New York Mets Kick Off Spring Play with 8-2 Win
March 4th, 2015 at 10:23 PM
The New York Mets kicked off their Grapefruit League schedule this afternoon with a trip to Orlando to face off with the Atlanta Braves. After starter Dillon Gee struggled in the early going, the Mets were able to bounce back. The Mets offense exploded for eight runs as they came...

Atlanta Braves Add Former Met Eric Young Jr on Minor League Deal
February 13th, 2015 at 5:54 PM
After a few months on the free agent market, former New York Mets' outfielder Eric Young Jr has found a new home. Mets fans might also get a chance to see Young a bit more often than they'd like, since his new home is with an NL East rival. The...

Ken Rosenthal Proposes Daniel Murphy for Ian Desmond Trade for New York Mets
January 15th, 2015 at 12:26 PM
The Ian Desmond trade talks got New York Mets' fans following the Hot Stove again in mid-January, a period that is typically a lull in the action. When reports came out Sunday that the Mets balked at acquiring Desmond in a three team deal that would cost them Noah Syndergaard...

New York Mets and Miami Marlins Appear to Be Jockeying for Second Place in NL East
December 29th, 2014 at 3:10 PM
With a lot of the offseason's big moves having already taken place, the National League East looks a lot different than it did a few months ago. Not much has changed at the top of the division, as the Washington Nationals have maintained a strong core and remain the favorites...

Big Deals Define Day Three of Winter Meetings, New York Mets Still Biding Time
December 10th, 2014 at 7:59 PM
The Winter Meetings are really heating up on Day 3. After the Chicago teams stole the headlines yesterday by adding Jon Lester (Cubs) and trading for Jeff Samardzija (White Sox), the rest of the teams seem to be catching up. A pair of the New York Mets' rivals made some...

New York Mets’ NL East Rivals Make Some Moves
November 17th, 2014 at 1:28 PM
With the offseason in full swing, teams are beginning to make moves to try and improve on their 2014 records. The New York Mets struck early, adding outfielder Michael Cuddyer on a two year deal last week. Now two of the Mets' biggest rivals, the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins,...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Houston Astros at New York Mets
September 27th, 2014 at 5:37 PM
With the season winding down, the New York Mets (77-83) simply want to get out of it without suffering any more injuries. Over the last several weeks, the Mets have seen seven players go down with season ending injuries. Jonathon Niese was the latest one last night, who saw his...

Jonathon Niese Leaves Early in New York Mets’ Loss
September 26th, 2014 at 11:06 PM
New York-The New York Mets (77-83) fell to the Houston Astros (70-90) 3-1, but that was not the big takeaway from the game for the Mets. The Mets came away from this outing with concern about starting pitcher Jonathon Niese. Niese was cruising along through the first five innings before...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Washington Nationals
September 25th, 2014 at 6:33 PM
Mere hours after winning the opener of the double header 7-4, the New York Mets (77-81) look to sweep the twin bill against the Washington Nationals (92-65). The Mets and Nationals will wrap up their season series with the contest. First pitch at Nationals Park is scheduled for 7:05 pm. ***PHOTO1*** The...

New York Mets Win Opener of Doubleheader 7-4
September 25th, 2014 at 5:43 PM
Washington, D.C.-The New York Mets (77-81) got off to a good start in their double header with the Washington Nationals (92-65), defeating them 7-4 in the opener. The Mets held the lead on three separate occasions, but they needed three runs in the later innings to seal the win. The...