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Mets 101 Game Preview: Texas Rangers at New York Mets
July 5th, 2014 at 3:53 PM
After a 6-5 win last night, the New York Mets are looking to build a winning streak for the first time in two weeks. The Mets (38-48) will look to win their second game in a row against the Texas Rangers (37-49) tonight as the two teams continue their holiday...

Jobs are not in Jeopardy Yet Despite New York Mets’ Struggles
July 3rd, 2014 at 12:28 PM
The New York Mets' front office raised expectations during spring training. General Manager Sandy Alderson stated his belief that the Mets could win 90 games with the talent they added in the offseason. The Mets are no where near a 90 win pace now, carrying a 37-48 record into their...

Mets 101 Met of the Month, June 2014: Bartolo Colon
July 2nd, 2014 at 1:40 PM
This month's Met of the Month pick was actually a very easy one. The New York Mets went 11-17 in the month of June, something that was hard to fathom considering that they got strong performances from a number of players. Daniel Murphy, Curtis Granderson, and Lucas Duda all delivered...

Bartolo Colon Comes Back to Earth as New York Mets Drop Series Finale
June 29th, 2014 at 5:55 PM
Pittsburgh-For his last seven starts, Bartolo Colon was pitching on another planet. Colon had gone 6-0 with a 1.58 ERA in his last seven turns for the New York Mets heading into his start this afternoon with the Pittsburgh Pirates. It turned out to be only a lucky seven, however,...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Pittsburgh Pirates
June 29th, 2014 at 12:56 PM
After getting some good news on their captain yesterday, the New York Mets will look to finish off their series with the Pittsburgh Pirates with style. The Mets (37-44) won 5-3 over the Pirates (41-40) yesterday after the Pirates won the first two games in the series. The Mets will...

Mets 101 Postgame: New York Mets 10, Oakland A’s 1
June 24th, 2014 at 9:47 PM
The New York Mets (36-41) cruised to an impressive win in their series opener against the Oakland Athletics (47-30) 10-1 Tuesday night at Citi Field. The win was the Mets fifth out of their last six and was an impressive feat against the American League's best team. Every Mets starter,...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Oakland A’s at New York Mets
June 24th, 2014 at 6:18 PM
The New York Mets (35-41) open up a three-game interleague series with the visiting Oakland A's (47-29) Tuesday night at Citi Field in Flushing. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 PM. Mets Starting Lineup LF Eric Young Jr. 2B Daniel Murphy 3B David Wright 1B Eric Campbell RF Curtis Granderson CF Chris Young C Travis d'Arnaud SS Ruben Tejada SP...

Strong Effort from Bartolo Colon Helps New York Mets Salvage Finale
June 18th, 2014 at 6:04 PM
St. Louis-For the last few weeks, the New York Mets' best starting pitcher has been 41 year old right hander Bartolo Colon. Colon, who had a rough start to the season, entered Wednesday's game with the St. Louis Cardinals on a hot streak. Colon was 4-0 with a 1.78 ERA...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at St. Louis Cardinals
June 18th, 2014 at 1:11 PM
The New York Mets (31-40) lost again last night. The Mets fell 5-2 to the St. Louis Cardinals (39-32), dropping the first two games of their three game set. The Mets will look to avoid the broom this afternoon at Busch Stadium. First pitch for today's getaway game is scheduled...

Bobby Abreu’s Strong Night Helps New York Mets Snap Losing Streak
June 14th, 2014 at 7:32 AM
New York-With Curtis Granderson scratched from the lineup last night, the New York Mets used 41 year old Bobby Abreu in the cleanup spot of their lineup. Abreu has been a good find for the Mets this season, as he entered last night's contest hitting .279 over his first 38...

Mets 101 Game Preview: San Diego Padres at New York Mets
June 13th, 2014 at 5:42 PM
After a 13 inning marathon loss last night, the New York Mets (29-37) have fallen a season high eight games below .500. The Mets have lost eight of their last ten games, and are in desperate need of some wins to try and rebound. The Mets may have the right...

San Francisco Giants Rally to Defeat New York Mets 5-4
June 8th, 2014 at 9:17 AM
San Francisco-There isn't much to say when it comes to how the New York Mets lose games. The Mets aren't a very consistent team, and when they lose it is for one of three things: an implosion by the starting pitcher, leaving too many runners on base, or a bullpen...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at San Francisco Giants
June 7th, 2014 at 8:32 PM
The New York Mets were close to breaking back over the .500 mark prior to their series with the Chicago Cubs. Four days later, the Mets (28-33) are five games below .500 after a four game losing streak. The Mets will look to snap the streak tonight, which will be...

Mets 101 Post-Game: New York Mets 11, Philadelphia Phillies 2
June 3rd, 2014 at 12:08 AM
The New York Mets (28-29) defeated the Philadelphia Phillies (24-31) in the finale of their five-game series Monday night at Citizens Bank Park by a score of 11-2. With the win, their fourth out of five in the series, the Amazins are back within one game of .500 for the...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies
June 2nd, 2014 at 5:04 PM
After winning three of the first four games in the series, the New York Mets (27-29) will look to emphatically close out their series with the Philadelphia Phillies (24-30). The last three games in the series have gone to extra innings, with the Mets winning two of the three contests....

Bartolo Colon Could Become Trade Candidate at Deadline
May 31st, 2014 at 11:58 AM
***PHOTO1*** On the heels of his spectacular performance against the Pittsburgh Pirates Wednesday, New York Mets' starter Bartolo Colon looks like he could be ready to heat up this summer. Colon is 4-5 with an unsightly 4.73 ERA, although that ERA has been inflated due to a couple of subpar outings...

Bartolo Colon Delivers Strong Outing as New York Mets Win Series with Pittsburgh Pirates
May 28th, 2014 at 4:18 PM
New York-Wednesday afternoon was Bartolo Colon's first start after celebrating his 41st birthday on Saturday. Colon, who entered today's game with a 3-5 record and carrying an ugly 5.34 ERA, has had some rough moments in a New York Mets uniform. Today's game wasn't one of them. Colon threw 7.1...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates at New York Mets
May 28th, 2014 at 12:17 PM
After a tumultuous 24 hours, the New York Mets bounced back with a 4-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night. The Mets (23-28) and Pirates (23-28) have now split the first two games of their three game series, and the teams will look to grab the rubber game...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Arizona Diamondbacks at New York Mets
May 23rd, 2014 at 3:45 PM
***PHOTO1***The New York Mets salvaged their series finale with the Los Angeles Dodgers last night as Jonathon Niese outdueled Zack Greinke in a 5-3 Mets victory. The Mets (21-25) will now set their sights on the Arizona Diamondbacks (18-31), who visit Citi Field this weekend to kick off a three game series....

Juan Lagares Shines as New York Mets Defeat Washington Nationals 5-2
May 17th, 2014 at 8:07 PM
Washington, D.C.-The New York Mets got a bit of social media buzz on Friday as a result of their own stubbornness. The Mets sent out their lineup and it didn't include Juan Lagares for the third consecutive day. Lagares, whose Gold Glove caliber defense has helped the Mets win games since...