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New York Mets Launch Three Homers in Third, Win 5-2 to Move into First Place Tie
August 2nd, 2015 at 10:55 PM
New York-The New York Mets came into this weekend's series with the Washington Nationals looking to make a statement. The Nationals entered the weekend up three games on the Mets in the National League East, and the Mets wanted to win this series to show they would be a factor...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Washington Nationals at New York Mets
August 2nd, 2015 at 7:15 PM
The New York Mets (54-50) are making a huge statement in this series with the Washington Nationals (54-48). After winning the first two games of this series, including a 3-2 win last night, the Mets have moved within one game of first place in the National League East. The Mets...

David Wright Could Play in Rehab Games This Week
August 2nd, 2015 at 9:31 AM
Things are looking up for the New York Mets. The Yoenis Cespedes trade has energized the team and the fan base, and optimism is building that a playoff run could be in the offing. The only thing really missing from the Mets is their captain, third baseman David Wright. Wright...

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...

New York Mets Survive Juggernaut July and Emerge a Contender
August 1st, 2015 at 7:20 PM
Entering July, the New York Mets faced a brutal schedule. The slate was loaded with games against playoff contenders, and a banged up Mets squad had its work cut out for them just to survive. Expecting to emerge from that stretch of games as a playoff contender seemed to be...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Washington Nationals at New York Mets
August 1st, 2015 at 5:27 PM
The New York Mets (53-50) knew how important their series with the Washington Nationals (54-47) was entering last night's action. Unlike last week's matchup in our nation's capital, the Mets drew first blood thanks to a walk off homer from new cult hero Wilmer Flores. The Mets will now look...

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...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Washington Nationals at New York Mets
July 31st, 2015 at 5:42 PM
With the trade deadline having passed earlier this afternoon, the New York Mets (52-50) made a statement that they were not going to go away this season. The Mets finalized a trade with the Detroit Tigers to acquire star outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, who should bolster the middle of their lineup....

New York Mets Land Yoenis Cespedes from Detroit Tigers Prior to Trade Deadline
July 31st, 2015 at 4:18 PM
The New York Mets received a boatload of criticism after nixing a deal for Carlos Gomez Wednesday night. They rectified that in a big way just prior to the trade deadline. The Mets agreed to a deal with the Detroit Tigers to acquire outfielder Yoenis Cespedes in exchange for two...

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...

Mets 101 Game Preview: San Diego Padres at New York Mets
July 30th, 2015 at 10:52 AM
The New York Mets (52-49) had a wild night last night at Citi Field. While their game with the San Diego Padres (48-53) was a dud 7-2 loss, the intrigue came off the field. The Mets reportedly came close to dealing Wilmer Flores and Zack Wheeler for Carlos Gomez last...

Carlos Gomez Trade Falls Apart Over Physicals
July 30th, 2015 at 7:53 AM
It appeared that the New York Mets had landed their big bat last night when news of a deal with the Milwaukee Brewers broke on Twitter. The deal would have sent Carlos Gomez to the Mets in exchange for rehabbing right hander Zack Wheeler and infielder Wilmer Flores. The strange...

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....

Report: New York Mets Acquire Carlos Gomez for Zack Wheeler and Wilmer Flores
July 29th, 2015 at 9:29 PM
The New York Mets have been wheeling and dealing for the better part of a week now. General Manager Sandy Alderson was ridiculed by many who claimed he would never make a big move, and now he has put those critics to rest. The Mets have just completed a deal...

Mets 101 Game Preview: San Diego Padres at New York Mets
July 29th, 2015 at 5:33 PM
The New York Mets (52-48) have a bit of momentum on their side. After defeating the San Diego Padres (47-53) 4-0 yesterday, the Mets have now won three games in a row and are undefeated since Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson joined the team on Saturday. The Mets will also...

David Wright Begins Full Baseball Activities in New York
July 29th, 2015 at 2:29 PM
For the first time in a long time, there is an air of positivity surrounding the New York Mets in late July. Instead of wondering who they will sell off and trudging towards the end of the season, the Mets are in the playoff race and have made several key...

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...

Mets Reliever Jenrry Mejia Suspended 162 Games for Second PED Violation
July 28th, 2015 at 9:30 PM
For the second time this season, New York Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia has tested positive for a banned substance. This violation will cost Mejia 162 games and put his Mets-and possibly MLB-career in jeopardy. Should he test positive again, Mejia will face a lifetime ban from the league under the...

Mets 101 Game Preview: San Diego Padres at New York Mets
July 28th, 2015 at 5:45 PM
The New York Mets (51-48) open up a three-game series against the San Diego Padres (47-52) Tuesday night at Citi Field. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 PM. The Mets currently sit just two games behind first place Washington in the NL East race and these next three games will...

Troy Tulowitzki Trade Shakes up Market for New York Mets
July 28th, 2015 at 12:41 PM
New York Mets' fans who were dreaming of a deal for Troy Tulowitzki woke up disappointed this morning. The Colorado Rockies traded the All Star shortstop to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for former Mets' shortstop Jose Reyes and three pitching prospects. While Mets' fans may be disappointed Tulowitzki...