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Mets 101 Game Preview: Atlanta Braves at New York Mets
April 23rd, 2015 at 12:47 PM
The New York Mets (12-3) have taken full advantage of their 10 game home stand so far. All nine home games at Citi Field so far this season have resulted in Mets' victories. The Mets as a team have won 10 straight, and they have a chance to make some...

New York Mets Rip Off Sixth Straight Win
April 17th, 2015 at 10:16 PM
New York-The New York Mets are definitely on fire to start the season. Thanks to some clutch pitching and timely hitting, the Mets are off to a quick start in the division, going 7-3 over their first ten games. The Mets (8-3) made it six wins in a row after...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Miami Marlins at New York Mets
April 17th, 2015 at 6:52 PM
After a 7-5 victory last night, the New York Mets (7-3) find themselves in sole possession of first place in the National League East. The win over the Miami Marlins (3-7) also extended the Mets' winning streak to five games, their longest win streak since May of 2013. The Mets...

New York Mets Avoid Sweep with 4-3 Win Over Atlanta Braves
April 12th, 2015 at 5:24 PM
Atlanta-After winning their opening series with the Washington Nationals, getting swept by the Atlanta Braves would have been an unmitigated disaster for the New York Mets. Coming home with a 2-4 record would have brought a ton of questions about manager Terry Collins' lineup construction, the pitching outside of Matt...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Atlanta Braves
April 12th, 2015 at 11:56 AM
After consecutive 5-3 losses to the Atlanta Braves (5-0), the New York Mets (2-3) find themselves below .500 for the first time this season. They will look to change that this afternoon as the two teams wrap up their three game series at Turner Field. First pitch is scheduled for...

Bartolo Colon Shines as New York Mets Record 3-1 Opening Day Win
April 6th, 2015 at 7:11 PM
Washington, D.C.-The choice of Bartolo Colon as the New York Mets' Opening Day starter was met with skepticism last week. Fans and pundits griped that youngsters Jacob deGrom and Matt Harvey were more deserving of the honor than Colon, who was 15-13 with an ERA over four in 2014. Colon...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Washington Nationals
April 6th, 2015 at 11:58 AM
After a very long offseason, the New York Mets are finally back in action. Today they find themselves in our nation's capital for Opening Day to kick off a very important three game set with the Washington Nationals. Normally it is rare for the first three games of the season...

Bartolo Colon Struggles in Final Spring Tuneup
April 1st, 2015 at 11:29 PM
Bartolo Colon will take the ball for the New York Mets on Opening Day Monday. The Mets will have to hope Colon's recent spring struggles don't carry over into that outing against the Washington Nationals. Colon's final spring start was a rough one, as he scattered six hits and gave...

New York Mets Will Name Bartolo Colon Opening Day Starter
March 23rd, 2015 at 10:47 AM
With just two weeks to go before the start of the regular season, New York Mets' skipper Terry Collins has finally decided on his Opening Day starter. That honor will go to 41 year old righty Bartolo Colon, organization sources told ESPN New York's Adam Rubin. Colon will face off...

New York Mets Defeat St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 in Spring Training Action
March 20th, 2015 at 7:30 PM
The New York Mets got some solid contributions from their offensive stars in a 5-4 exhibition victory over the St. Louis Cardinals at Tradition Field. Michael Cuddyer, David Wright, and Curtis Granderson all delivered positive offensive performances for the Amazin's. The game also ended on a dramatic note, as Kirk...

Terry Collins Still Deciding on Opening Day Starter
March 18th, 2015 at 8:27 PM
The Major League Baseball season kicks off on April 6th in Washington for the New York Mets, but manager Terry Collins is still figuring out who will be on the mound that afternoon. The Mets had already ruled out Matt Harvey after he missed all of the 2014 season, and...

Bartolo Colon Struggles as New York Mets Fall to Tampa Bay Rays
March 15th, 2015 at 6:44 PM
Bartolo Colon had a rough outing for the New York Mets in Port Charlotte. Colon gave up five runs on seven hits in just two innings of work as the Mets fell 8-4 against the Tampa Bay Rays. This spring has been a rough one for Colon, whose Grapefruit League...

Atlanta Braves Beat New York Mets 3-2 in Grapefruit League Action
March 10th, 2015 at 5:43 PM
The New York Mets' losing streak extended to three as they fell to the Atlanta Braves 3-2 in Orlando. The game was decided early, as Mets' starter Bartolo Colon gave up three runs in the third inning. The back breaker was a two run homer from Braves' first baseman Freddie...

Washington Nationals Rally to Defeat New York Mets 5-4 in Spring Action
March 5th, 2015 at 8:44 PM
The New York Mets suffered their first loss of the exhibition season today, falling 5-4 to the Washington Nationals in Viera. The Mets got a good start from Bartolo Colon, who tossed two perfect innings in his spring debut. Unfortunately for the Mets, their young relievers couldn't hold the lead. ***PHOTO1*** The...

Mets Looking at Rotation Crunch Heading into 2015
October 14th, 2014 at 10:27 PM
With Matt Harvey pegged to return to the New York Mets rotation for Opening Day 2015, the Amazins are going to have to move a starter, with no fewer than six big league arms currently in the rotation. In addition to Harvey, Zack Wheeler, Jonathon Niese, Dillon Gee, Bartolo Colon...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Bartolo Colon
October 14th, 2014 at 6:08 PM
Now that the 2014 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have already taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen. We will now take a look at every player on the active roster from A (Bobby Abreu) to Y (Eric Young Jr)...

Who’s on the New York Mets Trading Block?
October 7th, 2014 at 10:34 PM
Coming off a sixth-straight losing season, the New York Mets will certainly be under a microscope this offseason as GM Sandy Alderson looks for ways to make the Amazins contenders again in the NL East. A stockpile of young starting pitching, a dearth of offensive talent, and a self-imposed salary...

Mets 101 Season in Review: Starting Pitching
October 2nd, 2014 at 1:24 PM
The New York Mets 2014 season is over, and as part of our offseason coverage we will take a look back at how the Mets performed in each phase of the game this past season. Over the next several days we will review the Mets' offense, starting pitching, and bullpen....

Report: New York Mets Payroll Could Be Around 100 Million Dollars in 2015
September 29th, 2014 at 4:09 PM
Much of the speculation surrounding the New York Mets' offseason activities always centers on their payroll. The Mets have reduced payroll in each of the four years that GM Sandy Alderson has run the ship, with payroll bottoming out at around 85 million dollars this season. Earlier speculation, guided by...

New York Mets Close Out 2014 Season with 8-3 Win
September 28th, 2014 at 4:47 PM
New York-The 2014 season was a trying one at times for the New York Mets (79-83), who had their hot and cold stretches throughout the year. Even though they finished out of the playoffs for a sixth straight year, the Mets showed a lot of promise over the season's final...