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New York Mets Finally Score but Get Swept by Chicago Cubs Anyway
July 2nd, 2015 at 4:59 PM
New York-The New York Mets have hit new lows on offense. While they finally scored a run today, the Mets found themselves with absolutely no chance to win this game after starter Jacob deGrom gave up two runs by the fifth inning. The Chicago Cubs, who entered the series on...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Chicago Cubs at New York Mets
July 2nd, 2015 at 11:46 AM
The next run the New York Mets (40-39) score in this series will be their first in three days. Unsurprisingly, the anemic offense has allowed the Chicago Cubs (41-35) to shut out the Mets for two straight games. The Cubs are 6-0 against the Mets so far this season, and...

Chicago Cubs Shut Out New York Mets for Second Straight Game
July 1st, 2015 at 11:11 PM
New York-We are simply running out of superlatives to describe the poor state of the New York Mets' offense. There is no getting around the fact that the Mets' lineup stinks, and it has simply reached a new level of ineptitude against the Chicago Cubs. After getting shutout in a...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Chicago Cubs at New York Mets
July 1st, 2015 at 4:52 PM
The New York Mets (40-38) got shutout for the fourth time in a month yesterday, falling 1-0 to the Chicago Cubs (40-35). Today is a new day, however, and the Mets will look to bounce back as they continue their series with the Cubs this evening. First pitch for tonight's...

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 101 Game Preview: Chicago Cubs at New York Mets
June 30th, 2015 at 4:27 PM
After snapping a seven game losing streak last week, the New York Mets (40-37) are more than halfway towards reversing it. The Mets enter today's game on a four game winning streak, putting them back above the .500 mark. They will also get a chance to make up some ground...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Cincinnati Reds at New York Mets
June 28th, 2015 at 12:34 PM
The Cincinnati Reds (34-38) and New York Mets (38-37) have quite a bit of baseball ahead of them this afternoon. The two teams are scheduled to play their series finale this afternoon, but first they must wrap up the second game of their three game set. The Mets and Reds...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Cincinnati Reds at New York Mets
June 27th, 2015 at 4:04 PM
The New York Mets (38-37) have stabilized a little bit after a rough seven game losing streak. The team is now riding a two game winning streak, one that includes last night's 2-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds (34-38). The two teams will continue their three game set this afternoon...

Noah Syndergaard Dominates as Offensively Challenged New York Mets Squeak Out 2-1 Win
June 26th, 2015 at 10:09 PM
New York-The New York Mets have had a lot of trouble with the bats lately, scoring two runs or less in five straight games. Tonight's contest with the Cincinnati Reds was no exception, as the Mets managed to scratch out only two hits against Reds' ace Johnny Cueto and the...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Cincinnati Reds at New York Mets
June 26th, 2015 at 5:58 PM
The New York Mets (37-37) are finally back home after a disastrous road trip. Jacob deGrom was able to snap the skid almost single handedly yesterday, tossing eight shutout innings to snap a seven game losing streak. The Mets can now put their 1-7 road trip behind them as they...

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...

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...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Milwaukee Brewers
June 23rd, 2015 at 5:41 PM
The road has not been a kind place for the New York Mets (36-35) this season. The Mets enter today's game against the Milwaukee Brewers (25-46) owners of a 10-24 road record, and that pitiful road mark has dragged the Mets close to the .500 mark. They enter the contest...

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...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Atlanta Braves
June 21st, 2015 at 3:09 PM
The New York Mets (36-34) are now skidding again. Losers of four in a row, the Mets have dropped the first two games of their weekend set with the Atlanta Braves (34-35). The Mets have also slipped back into second place in the National League East, letting the Washington Nationals...

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...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Atlanta Braves
June 20th, 2015 at 5:50 PM
The New York Mets (36-33) suffered a tough loss last night, blowing a lead in the eighth inning and falling to the Atlanta Braves (33-35) 2-1. Jacob deGrom found himself a tough luck loser after the Mets' bullpen blew the lead in that fateful frame, and as a result 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...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Atlanta Braves
June 19th, 2015 at 7:03 PM
The New York Mets (36-32) got off to a bad start on their latest road trip, getting swept by the Toronto Blue Jays in a two game set at Rogers Centre. To make matters worse, the Mets got outscored 15-1 in the two games. Manager Terry Collins described his team...

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...