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Flores Lifts Mets Over Phillies 5-4 in 10 Innings
May 27th, 2015 at 2:39 AM
The New York Mets (26-21) took the second game of their series with the Philadelphia Phillies (19-29) Tuesday night at Citi Field by a score of 5-4 in ten innings. In a game at first dominated by pitching, Wilmer Flores was the big story of the night, tying the game...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets
May 26th, 2015 at 5:49 PM
The New York Mets (25-21) continue their three game series with the Philadelphia Phillies (19-28) Tuesday night at Citi Field. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 PM. The Mets took the opener on Memorial Day with a 6-3 win, snapping a three game losing streak and improving to 6-1 against...

New York Mets Need to Figure Out Contingency Plan for David Wright
May 26th, 2015 at 12:33 PM
The New York Mets received bad news over the weekend as third baseman David Wright was officially diagnosed with spinal stenosis. The diagnosis terrified Mets' fans, who recalled that former Met Lenny Dykstra was forced to retire at age 35 with the same condition. Wright, 32, now will have to...

Minor League Mondays: Duane Below Tosses Back to Back Complete Games
May 26th, 2015 at 12:35 AM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Mets have been lauded throughout baseball for their incredible pitching depth. The big names have garnered the most hype, like Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom, and the recently promoted Noah Syndergaard. The key to that depth, however, is having an arsenal of arms in the minor leagues...

New York Mets Bounce Back with 6-3 Win Over Philadelphia Phillies
May 25th, 2015 at 5:28 PM
New York-After three disappointing days in Pittsburgh over the weekend, the New York Mets took out their frustrations on the Philadelphia Phillies. The Phillies have become the Mets' personal punching bags this season, and that trend continued today. The Mets (25-21) got six solid innings from Bartolo Colon (W, 7-3)...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets
May 25th, 2015 at 12:44 PM
The New York Mets (24-21) have hit Memorial Day in worse shape than they initially thought. After getting swept over the weekend by the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Mets find themselves 2.5 games back of the Washington Nationals in the National League East. The Mets' big issue has been their offense,...

Pittsburgh Pirates Sweep New York Mets with 9-1 Blowout
May 24th, 2015 at 5:35 PM
Pittsburgh-The New York Mets had a really bad weekend in Pittsburgh. After dropping the first two games of their three game set with the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Mets came into today's contest hoping to salvage the series finale. That didn't happen as the Pirates (21-22) battered Jonathon Niese (L, 3-5)...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Pittsburgh Pirates
May 24th, 2015 at 1:30 PM
The New York Mets (24-20) have not been good on the road. After dropping four in a row against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field last week, the Mets' road woes have carried over to this series with the Pittsburgh Pirates (20-22). The Pirates have won the first two games...

New York Mets Planning on Use of Six Man Rotation
May 24th, 2015 at 10:30 AM
Noah Syndergaard pitched very well Friday night, and after the game New York Mets' manager Terry Collins declared Syndergaard was going nowhere. That raised some questions as to what the Mets would do with Dillon Gee, who is ready to be activated from the disabled list. Gee had pitched very...

Pittsburgh Pirates Batter Matt Harvey in 8-2 Rout
May 23rd, 2015 at 7:06 PM
Pittsburgh-With the bad news the New York Mets received earlier Saturday on David Wright, they really could have used a strong outing from Matt Harvey. Harvey entered Saturday's contest with the Pittsburgh Pirates carrying a 16 inning scoreless streak, so the odds looked good that he could continue it. That...

David Wright Shut Down After Spinal Stenosis Diagnosis
May 23rd, 2015 at 6:04 PM
The David Wright comeback has hit another road bump. Just one day after Wright took batting practice for the first time in weeks, the New York Mets announced that Wright has been shut down for a week. The issue remains with his back, and ESPN New York's Adam Rubin is...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates at New York Mets
May 23rd, 2015 at 1:38 PM
The New York Mets (24-19) fell to the Pittsburgh Pirates (19-22) last night 4-1 after Gerrit Cole outdueled Noah Syndergaard. Today the Mets will turn to their ace as they look to bounce back. The Mets and Pirates will play the second game of their three game set this afternoon...

David Wright Takes Batting Practice Friday
May 23rd, 2015 at 8:25 AM
David Wright took a huge step forward towards returning to the New York Mets' lineup on Friday. After resuming baseball activities earlier in the week, Wright's next step was to swing a bat. Wright did that on Friday, when he took batting practice for the first time since being shut...

Gerrit Cole Outduels Noah Syndergaard as Pirates Beat Mets 4-1
May 22nd, 2015 at 10:31 PM
Pittsburgh-The New York Mets entered their series with the Pittsburgh Pirates eager to see how Noah Syndergaard would perform. With Dillon Gee ready to be activated from the DL, Syndergaard needed a good outing to make his case to remain in the rotation. Syndergaard was good for the Mets, allowing...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Pittsburgh Pirates
May 22nd, 2015 at 5:21 PM
The New York Mets (24-18) got back on track yesterday afternoon thanks to a dominant effort from Jacob deGrom. After the series split with St. Louis, the Mets hit the road for a brief weekend road trip. Their destination will be PNC Park as they kick off a three game...

Noah Syndergaard Can Make Life Difficult for New York Mets with Strong Start Tonight
May 22nd, 2015 at 9:05 AM
Noah Syndergaard has looked impressive for the New York Mets. Since being called up two weeks ago, Syndergaard has looked impressive. In his first start against the Chicago Cubs, Syndergaard cruised through five innings before falling apart in the sixth. Syndergaard fixed that in his second outing against the Milwaukee...

What’s Happened to the Mets’ Bartolo Colon?
May 21st, 2015 at 9:49 PM
Over his first seven starts of the 2015 season, Bartolo Colon was making a believer of everyone who thought the veteran hurler should be dealt in the offseason. Posting a 6-1 record and a 3.30 ERA, Colon ranked amongst the best in the game and has twice had his chance...

Jacob DeGrom Dominates as New York Mets Cruise to 5-0 Win
May 21st, 2015 at 4:01 PM
New York-With a two game losing streak knocking them out of first for the first time in a month, the New York Mets needed a win today to feel good. Fortunately for them, starter Jacob deGrom was more than up to the task. deGrom (W, 5-4) hurled eight shutout innings...

Mets 101 Game Preview: St. Louis Cardinals at New York Mets
May 21st, 2015 at 11:37 AM
After falling to the St. Louis Cardinals (27-13) last night, the New York Mets (23-18) find themselves in an unusual position. For the first time this season, the Mets are looking up in the standings at the Washington Nationals. The Nats won again last night to move themselves a game...

St. Louis Cardinals Blow Out New York Mets 9-0
May 20th, 2015 at 10:33 PM
New York-The New York Mets got blown out by the St. Louis Cardinals 10-2 on Tuesday. Things didn't go much better for them tonight. The Cardinals (27-13) beat up Bartolo Colon (L, 6-3) for nine runs (eight earned) in only 4.1 innings of work. They would go on to beat...