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Daniel Murphy Sole Representative for New York Mets at All Star Game
July 6th, 2014 at 8:00 PM
The 2014 All Star Game rosters were announced tonight, and the New York Mets will have only one player representing them. This year's game, which will be played at Minnesota's Target Field on July 15th, In a somewhat surprising turn of events, the Mets' lone All Star representative will be...

New York Mets Have Few Candidates for All Star Team
May 30th, 2014 at 12:23 PM
Major League Baseball released the first round of voting results for the 2014 All Star Game this week. There were very few New York Mets anywhere to be found on the ballots. Third baseman David Wright was the only Mets player to rank in the top five vote getters (or...

Mets 101 All-Star Memories: Carlos Beltran (2005-07, 2009, 2011)
November 19th, 2013 at 12:44 AM
After years of less-than stellar outfield production, the New York Mets added some star power to the lineup in prior to the 2005 season when they signed playoff hero Carlos Beltran to a seven-year, $119 million contract. Beltran was a Met for the majority of that contract, rewarding the franchise...

Mets 101 All-Star Memories: Ron Darling (1985)
August 15th, 2013 at 4:27 PM
***PHOTO1*** For the better part of nine seasons, Ron Darling was a fixture in the New York Mets starting rotation and a key member of their 1986 World Series winning squad. From 1983-1991, Darling held a 99-70 record with a 3.50 ERA and also added 1,148 strikeouts in orange and blue....

Mets 101 All-Star Memories: Darryl Strawberry (1984-90)
July 23rd, 2013 at 12:52 AM
A cornerstone of the New York Mets franchise during the 1980's, Darryl Strawberry appeared in an incredible eight consecutive All-Star games from 1984 through his final season with the Amazins in 1990 and one as a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1991. Straw was a starter for the...

American League Wins All Star Game 3-0 at Citi Field
July 17th, 2013 at 12:29 AM
The most hyped day of the baseball calendar arrived today as the Major League Baseball All Star Game arrived at Citi Field. The game, a showcase for baseball's brightest stars, had a very New York flavor this year. This year's edition of the Mid Summer Classic was the first (of...

Mets 101 Game Preview: 2013 Major League Baseball All Star Game
July 16th, 2013 at 6:44 PM
After months of hype, the 2013 Major League All Star Game has arrived. Baseball's best and brightest will converge upon Citi Field tonight at 8:10 pm for the chance to win home field advantage in the World Series for their league. This year's All Star Game is widely viewed as...

Matt Harvey Named All Star Game Starter for National League
July 15th, 2013 at 1:48 PM
The suspense is over and the New York Mets, as well as their fans, have a lot to be excited about tomorrow night. National League Manager Bruce Bochy announced today that he has chosen Mets ace Matt Harvey to serve as the starting pitcher for the NL in tomorrow night's All...

Mets 101 All Star Memories: 2013 Events Preview
July 11th, 2013 at 10:59 AM
In this special edition of the All Star Memories series, the Mets 101 team is going to offer a preview of all the special events surrounding the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. The city is full of baseball fever right now as the Mets and Major League Baseball...

David Wright and Matt Harvey Selected for 2013 National League All Star Team
July 6th, 2013 at 7:30 PM
The 2013 All Star teams have been announced, and the selections for the New York Mets came as no surprise. Third baseman David Wright was elected as a starter by the fans while starting pitcher Matt Harvey was elected by his peers to the National League All Star Team. Both...

David Wright’s Lead Grows in All Star Balloting
July 2nd, 2013 at 12:36 PM
The voting for the Major League Baseball All Star Game is coming down to its final days, and things are looking up for New York Mets' third baseman David Wright. Wright, who is hitting .306 with 12 home runs and 42 RBI's so far this season, spent the majority of...

An Early Preview of Potential 2013 New York Mets All Stars
June 3rd, 2013 at 11:10 AM
As the calendar hits June, excitement continues to build for the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. While a lot of exciting events and famous participants have been announced, very little attention has been paid to the players who will play in the main event. While there should be...

Mets 101 All Star Memories Series: Remembering the 1964 All Star Game
April 18th, 2013 at 8:18 AM
With the All Star Game returning to Queens for the first time since 1964, Mets 101 will take a look at all things All Star Game in the months leading up to the game. Our brand new All Star Memories series will take a look back at the Mets related...

New York Mets: an Introduction to Mets 101′s All Star Memories Series
April 11th, 2013 at 6:10 PM
As everyone in baseball is well aware, the 2013 All Star Game will take place at Citi Field, home of our very own New York Mets. The Mets will be hosting the game for the first time since 1964, a wait that has lasted nearly 50 years since the National...

12 for 2012: the 12 Biggest Stories Surrounding the New York Mets in 2012
December 31st, 2012 at 4:24 PM
As 2012 comes to a close, the New York Mets once again do not have a championship to ring in the New Year with. In spite of that disappointment, the year was filled with a lot of memories for the Mets. As we close the book on 2012, let's take...

Mets 101 News and Notes: Fans Getting Stuck with Higher Ticket Prices
November 20th, 2012 at 4:40 PM
A few things are givens in life: death, taxes, and high ticket prices. The New York Mets increased ticket prices when they opened Citi Field in 2009, but those prices have declined along with the team's records over the last four years. The team, which has not posted a winning...

New York Mets Release 2013 Regular Season Schedule
September 12th, 2012 at 1:49 PM
***PHOTO1*** As the New York Mets and many of their fans look ahead to 2013, April just got one step closer. The Mets released their regular season schedule for the 2013 season today, which you can find here at Mets.com. The Mets will open up their season at home on Monday,...

R.A. Dickey not Starting All-Star Game: the Ultimate Snub?
July 10th, 2012 at 8:45 AM
R.A. Dickey was perhaps the most dominant pitcher in the first half of 2012. His 12-1 record and 2.40 ERA which complimented three complete games and 123 strikeouts only proved that he was a definite All-Star. His control and leverage of a pitch previously thought uncontrollable, the knuckleball, has baffled...

David Wright not Getting Voted to Start the All Star Game is a Complete Joke
July 1st, 2012 at 3:15 PM
As many of you well know, both David Wright and R.A. Dickey were elected to the All Star Team. While it is a tremendous achievement for both players, something is troubling about this result. The troubling thing is the fact that David Wright somehow lost a 400,000 vote lead in...

Checking in on New York Mets All Star Candidates
June 18th, 2012 at 12:43 PM
The 2012 All Star Game is fast approaching, and the All Star Teams will be announced on July 1. Back in May we checked in with our early season predictions for which New York Mets players could be headed to Kansas City for the festivities and settled on three: David...