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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...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Milwaukee Brewers
July 24th, 2014 at 7:03 PM
The New York Mets (48-53) will open up a four-game series with the Milwaukee Brewers (57-45) Thursday night at Miller Park. First pitch is scheduled for 8:10 PM. The Brewers currently sit atop the NL Central having won five of their last seven, while the Mets remain seven games out...

Jeurys Familia and Jenrry Mejia Have Become Lethal 1-2 Punch for New York Mets’ Bullpen
July 24th, 2014 at 8:53 AM
For years, the New York Mets struggled to put a bullpen together. The Mets have rolled through various high and low cost veterans for the past five years trying to find a mix of relievers that could effectively close games for them. No combination has worked, causing the Mets to...

Brandon Nimmo Struggling to Adapt to AA
July 23rd, 2014 at 10:35 PM
When Brandon Nimmo was promoted from Single-A St. Lucie to AA Binghamton nearly one month ago, the former first-round pick was tearing the cover off the ball, batting .322 with 73 hits through the first 62 games of his season. Since, the 21-year old hasn't been able to find that...

Bartolo Colon Flirts with Perfection as New York Mets Win 3-2
July 23rd, 2014 at 8:07 PM
Seattle-One of Bartolo Colon's favorite places to pitch over the years has been Seattle's Safeco Field. Colon entered today's game against the Seattle Mariners with a 12-1 record lifetime at Safeco, The New York Mets hoped that Colon's success would continue today as he showcased himself for a possible trade....

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Seattle Mariners
July 23rd, 2014 at 2:57 PM
After getting a strong performance from Jacob deGrom last night, the New York Mets (47-53) managed to even their series with the Seattle Mariners (53-47). The Mariners won the series opener 5-2 on Monday night, while deGrom's gem helped the Mets snap a three game losing streak last night. The...

Jacob DeGrom Delivers Outstanding Performance as New York Mets Snap Losing Streak
July 23rd, 2014 at 8:31 AM
Seattle-The New York Mets have played in their share of pitcher's duels this season. The close games haven't been too kind for the Mets, who have struggled to deliver offense in critical situations. When they handed rookie Jacob deGrom a 2-0 lead against the Seattle Mariners last night, deGrom knew he...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Seattle Mariners
July 22nd, 2014 at 9:31 PM
The New York Mets (46-53) look to snap a three game losing streak Tuesday night as they continue their series with the Seattle Mariners (53-46) at Safeco Field. First pitch is scheduled for 10:10 PM EST. Seattle took the opener 5-2, pounding out fourteen hits against Jon Niese and the...

Wilmer Flores Has 22 Game Hitting Streak with Las Vegas 51′s
July 22nd, 2014 at 2:32 PM
The New York Mets demoted Wilmer Flores to the Las Vegas 51's last month to try and find him regular playing time. Flores had been added to the big league roster in May to supplant Ruben Tejada at shortstop, but it somehow never materialized. Tejada hit well enough to maintain...

Seattle Mariners Beat New York Mets 5-2 as Mets’ Losing Streak Hits Three
July 22nd, 2014 at 10:23 AM
Seattle-It wasn't rainy in the Pacific Northwest yesterday, but the Seattle Mariners found a way to rain on the New York Mets' parade. The Mets had lost two in a row heading into last night's contest with the Mariners, and they were looking to get back on track in Jonathon Niese's...