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Mets 101 Game Preview: Miami Marlins at New York Mets
April 19th, 2015 at 11:36 AM
The New York Mets (9-3) are riding high to start the season. Winners of seven straight, the Mets have surged into first place in the National League East. Last night's contest with the Miami Marlins (3-9) was a bit scary towards the end, as the Mets nearly blew a five...

Vic Black Could Be Back Within a Week
April 19th, 2015 at 7:54 AM
The New York Mets' bullpen, which has already performed well in the early going, may be about to get some reinforcements. Vic Black, who has been sidelined since the middle of spring training with a shoulder issue, is currently out on rehab. ESPN New York's Adam Rubin is reporting that...

New York Mets Hang on in Ninth for Seventh Straight Win
April 18th, 2015 at 11:35 PM
New York-The New York Mets appeared to have their seventh straight win on lockdown after the seventh inning. Jacob deGrom had tossed seven scoreless innings and the Mets were holding a 5-0 lead over the Miami Marlins. Without their main relievers available, however, the Mets struggled to close out the...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Miami Marlins at New York Mets
April 18th, 2015 at 5:06 PM
The New York Mets (8-3) have let the good times roll in the early going. After going 2-3 in their first five games, the Mets have ripped off six straight wins to seize first place in the National League East. The winning streak has also made the Citi Field faithful...

New York Mets Planning on Using Six Man Rotation at Least Once
April 18th, 2015 at 8:01 AM
When the New York Mets recalled Danny Muno from the minor leagues, many expected reliever Erik Goeddel to be sent back to the Las Vegas 51's. It came as a bit of a surprise, however, when Rafael Montero was demoted instead. Montero had been working as a middle reliever in...

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...

Settling Bullpen Roles Key to New York Mets’ Season
April 17th, 2015 at 3:43 PM
The New York Mets' bullpen looks a lot different now than it did just two months ago when pitchers and catchers reported to spring training. Its top lefty reliever, Josh Edgin, is out for the season with Tommy John surgery. Bobby Parnell and Vic Black, two relievers who figured to...

New York Mets Rally to Pick up Fifth Straight Victory
April 16th, 2015 at 10:36 PM
The New York Mets have had a different vibe surrounding their team early this season. The buzz has become infectious around Citi Field this week, as the crowds have become more excited as each day passes. Tonight's contest with the Miami Marlins was a bit more challenging for the Mets,...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Miami Marlins at New York Mets
April 16th, 2015 at 4:59 PM
The New York Mets (6-3) have fared well against their division so far this season. Each of the team's first three series has come against a National League East rival, and the Mets have won two of them. After last night's victory completed a sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies, the...

New York Mets Will Need Lucas Duda to Keep Hitting with David Wright Out
April 16th, 2015 at 9:59 AM
One of the New York Mets' hottest hitters at the start of the season has been first baseman Lucas Duda. Entering Wednesday night's game with the Philadelphia Phillies, Duda was hitting .345 to lead the team. Duda also has driven in five runs even though he has yet to homer,...

Travis D’Arnaud, Jonathon Niese Power New York Mets to Sweep of Philadelphia Phillies
April 15th, 2015 at 11:24 PM
The New York Mets were left looking for a new number two hitter after David Wright was placed on the 15 day disabled list earlier in the day. The man who got the first crack at that slot was catcher Travis d'Arnaud, who has been hitting well to start the...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets
April 15th, 2015 at 6:23 PM
The New York Mets (5-3) have won two in a row against the Philadelphia Phillies (3-5), although their victory last night was a bizarre one. That contest, a 6-5 Mets victory, featured five home runs, numerous hit batsmen, catchers interference, an ejection for Mets' skipper Terry Collins, and injuries among...

New York Mets Place David Wright on 15 Day DL
April 15th, 2015 at 2:20 PM
In news that wasn't unexpected, the New York Mets announced they are placing David Wright on the 15 day disabled list. Wright underwent an MRI this morning after suffering the injury sliding into second base during the Mets' win over the Philadelphia Phillies last night. The team is calling Wright's...

New York Mets Have Injury Issues After Win
April 15th, 2015 at 9:58 AM
The New York Mets got their third consecutive win on Tuesday night against the Philadelphia Phillies, but it may have been a pyrrhic victory. Several key players suffered injuries on the night, beginning when outfielder Michael Cuddyer had to leave the game after being hit on the hand with a...

Mets Top Phillies 6-5 in Wild Contest
April 14th, 2015 at 11:55 PM
The New York Mets (5-3) defeated the Philadelphia Phillies (3-5) by a score of 6-5 Tuesday night at Citi Field. It wasn't a dominating return to Citi Field for Matt Harvey, but he was good enough to get the job done in a wild contest that featured multiple players hit...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets
April 14th, 2015 at 6:00 PM
The New York Mets (4-3) will look to make it two in a row Tuesday night when they host the Philadelphia Phillies (3-4) in the second game of a three game series at Citi Field. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 PM. It'll be the first home start for the...

Report: Nothing Guaranteed for Jenrry Mejia After Steroid Suspension
April 14th, 2015 at 1:47 PM
The New York Mets had a bomb dropped on them over the weekend when Major League Baseball announced that Jenrry Mejia was suspended for 80 games due to a positive steroid test. Mejia, who was already on the disabled list with an elbow problem, was originally supposed to be sidelined...

Minor League Mondays: Steven Matz Starts at Top of Las Vegas Rotation
April 13th, 2015 at 8:32 PM
The New York Mets have gained a reputation around baseball for their collection of talented young pitchers. While a few of them have graduated to the big leagues, a bunch more remain in the minor leagues as they continue to develop. One guy who has developed rather quickly over the...

New York Mets Shut Out Philadelphia Phillies 2-0 in Home Opener
April 13th, 2015 at 4:24 PM
Flushing-On a day when Jacob deGrom didn't have his best stuff, the New York Mets (4-3) found a way to win. deGrom was relying heavily on his fastball throughout the day, and found himself in trouble a few times thanks to some bad luck bounces. The Philadelphia Phillies (3-4) couldn't...