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Matt Harvey Set to Throw Off Mound Next Week
July 31st, 2014 at 11:38 AM
After being slowed down nearly six weeks ago, Matt Harvey's rehab is set to ramp back up again. The New York Mets have indicated that Harvey is set to throw off a mound next week, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. Harvey wanted to throw off a mound back in...

Drastic Improvement Gives New York Mets Best July Mark in Six Years
July 31st, 2014 at 5:48 AM
The New York Mets looked dead in the water entering July. Coming off a lousy month of June, the Mets appeared to be on the verge of irrelevance before the All Star Break even hit. The Mets lost their first two games of the month to complete a three game...

Zack Wheeler Emerging as Top Line Starter for New York Mets
July 30th, 2014 at 7:36 PM
Since he came to the New York Mets in the Carlos Beltran trade a few years ago, expectations have been sky high for Zack Wheeler. Wheeler was widely expected to team with Matt Harvey to form a dynamic 1-2 punch in the Mets' starting rotation. Expectations for Wheeler skyrocketed when...

Zack Wheeler Strong as New York Mets Blow Out Philadelphia Phillies 11-2
July 30th, 2014 at 4:29 PM
New York-An underreported development in the New York Mets' strong play for the last month has been the emergence of right hander Zack Wheeler. Wheeler has found a new gear over the last few weeks, entering today's start with the Philadelphia Phillies on a tear. Wheeler was 2-0 with a...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets
July 30th, 2014 at 9:51 AM
After a strong outing last night from Cole Hamels, the Philadelphia Phillies (47-60) evened their series with the New York Mets (51-56) at one game a piece. Both games of this series have been blowouts, with the Mets winning 7-1 Monday night while the Phillies recorded a 6-0 shutout last...

Cole Hamels, Philadelphia Phillies Shut Down New York Mets 6-0
July 29th, 2014 at 8:37 PM
New York-Dillon Gee is not a big fan of the Philadelphia Phillies. The Phillies have hammered Gee over the course of his career, with leadoff man Jimmy Rollins being a particular nuisance. Rollins entered tonight's game with the New York Mets carrying a .500 batting average in his career against...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets
July 29th, 2014 at 6:23 PM
The New York Mets (51-55) battered the Philadelphia Phillies (46-60) last night in a game that featured starting pitchers who could be on the move. The two teams continue their series tonight at Citi Field as trade winds continue to surround both of these teams. First pitch is scheduled for...

Rumors Swirl Surrounding New York Mets as Trade Deadline Approaches
July 29th, 2014 at 3:20 PM
The trade deadline is just over 48 hours away in Major League Baseball, so the rumor mill is in full swing. This is extremely true for the New York Mets, who have had their names come up in a lot of trade discussions. The Mets have been mentioned as looking...

New York Mets Batter A.J. Burnett, Philadelphia Phillies 7-1
July 28th, 2014 at 10:37 PM
New York-The New York Mets came back home after a moderately successful road trip hoping to continue their run of strong home play. The Mets went 8-2 on their final home stand before the All Star Break, and looked to kick off this home stretch with a bang against the...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets
July 28th, 2014 at 5:07 PM
After a long ten game road trip, the New York Mets (50-55) are finally back home. The Mets will open their first home stand of the second half tonight as they welcome their division rivals, the Philadelphia Phillies (46-59), to town to kick off a three game series. The Phillies...

Minor League Mondays: Cory Mazzoni Finally Makes It to Las Vegas
July 28th, 2014 at 3:04 PM
The Las Vegas 51's rotation was expected to be a stellar one at the beginning of the season. The New York Mets had already committed Jacob deGrom, Rafael Montero, and Noah Syndergaard to that rotation. Cory Mazzoni, a 2011 second round pick out of North Carolina State, was supposed to...

Lucas Duda Coming into His Own at First Base for New York Mets
July 27th, 2014 at 8:16 PM
The New York Mets have had a problem at first base for several years now. Ike Davis, who was supposed to be the long term solution when he was drafted in 2008, was never able to put it together in New York and got traded away in April. Once Davis...

Lucas Duda’s Two Run Homer Helps Support Jacob DeGrom, New York Mets in 2-0 Win
July 27th, 2014 at 6:14 PM
Milwaukee-The New York Mets have been offensively challenged since the All Star Break. The one guy who hasn't had a problem hitting has been first baseman Lucas Duda. Duda had hit three of the team's four home runs since the break coming into today's game with the Milwaukee Brewers. It...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Milwaukee Brewers
July 27th, 2014 at 2:10 PM
After falling 5-2 last night, the New York Mets (49-55) will look to salvage a series split with the Milwaukee Brewers (59-46). The two teams will wrap up their four game set this afternoon at Miller Park. First pitch is Miller Park is scheduled for 2:10 pm.  The Mets will send...

Rough Fifth Inning Costs New York Mets in 5-2 Loss
July 26th, 2014 at 11:11 PM
Milwaukee-When Juan Lagares gets a day off, the New York Mets' pitching staff isn't very thrilled. Lagares, one of the league's best defenders, got a night off after going 3 for 28 to start the second half. His replacement, Chris Young, didn't endear himself to starter Jonathon Niese, misplaying a...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Milwaukee Brewers
July 26th, 2014 at 4:11 PM
After a thrilling comeback win last night, the New York Mets (49-54) have a chance to pick up their 50th win of the year this evening. The Mets rallied for three runs in the top of the ninth inning against former Met Francisco Rodriguez to beat the Milwaukee Brewers (58-46)...

New York Mets Rally for Three in Ninth to Stun Milwaukee Brewers
July 26th, 2014 at 7:52 AM
Milwaukee-Things didn't look good for the New York Mets last night in Milwaukee. The Mets found themselves down 2-0 to the Milwaukee Brewers headed into the ninth inning after a strong performance from Yovani Gallardo. To make things worse, former Met Francisco Rodriguez has been nearly lights out closing games...

Daisuke Matsuzaka Heads Back to New York for Elbow Exam
July 25th, 2014 at 6:17 PM
Daisuke Matsuzaka has been an unsung hero for the New York Mets this season. Matsuzaka has pitched as both a reliever and a starter and has filled both roles admirably. Matsuzaka was shifted back to the bullpen this week when Jonathon Niese came off the disabled list, and was tattooed by the Milwaukee...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Milwaukee Brewers
July 25th, 2014 at 6:07 PM
The New York Mets didn't get off to a great start in their series with the Milwaukee Brewers last night. The Mets (48-54) got clobbered 9-1 by the Brewers (58-45) as Dillon Gee didn't have his good stuff last night. The Mets will look to even their series with the...

Brewers Clobber Gee, Mets in 9-1 Rout
July 25th, 2014 at 12:46 AM
The New York Mets (48-54) dropped the first game of their weekend series with the Milwaukee Brewers (58-45) Thursday night by a score of 9-1 at Miller Park. The Brew Crew racked up ten hits, while allowing just two to the Amazins, as they won their sixth game out of...