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New York Mets Hang on for Fifth Straight Win
August 25th, 2015 at 11:09 PM
Philadelphia-The New York Mets just find ways to win these days. After jumping out to an early lead, the Mets found themselves trailing the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 in the middle innings. The Mets were able to scrap back, however, grabbing a 6-4 lead in the sixth. Things got a bit...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies
August 25th, 2015 at 5:08 PM
The New York Mets (68-56) will look to extend their 4-game winning streak as they continue their series with the Philadelphia Phillies (50-75) Tuesday evening at Citizens Bank Park. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 PM. The Mets had a record setting night on Monday, belting eight homers and scoring...

David Wright Looks Good in First Game Off Disabled List
August 25th, 2015 at 7:43 AM
The expected big story of the day last night was lost in the shuffle of an offensive outburst for the New York Mets. Third baseman David Wright, who had been out since April 14th with an assortment of injuries, finally made his return to the lineup. Mets' manager Terry Collins...

New York Mets’ Eight Homers Bail Out Jacob DeGrom in 14-7 Win
August 24th, 2015 at 11:02 PM
Philadelphia-While New York Mets' starting pitcher Jacob deGrom has been sensational this season, every pitcher has an off day. deGrom certainly had his today, lacking control of his fastball and serving up three homers to get bounced from the game in the third inning. A month ago, the Philadelphia Phillies...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies
August 24th, 2015 at 4:42 PM
The New York Mets (67-56) looked unstoppable over the weekend. After outscoring the Colorado Rockies 33-19 over the weekend, the Mets have won three straight games and maintain a five game lead over the Washington Nationals in the National League East. The Mets will continue their trip with a chance...

Minor League Mondays: Marcos Molina Could Be an Arm to Watch in Future
August 24th, 2015 at 1:34 PM
The New York Mets certainly boosted their roster with a slew of trade deadline acquisitions, and those moves have them in position to make a playoff run. The moves did, however, come at the cost of some key young pitching depth. In order to acquire Kelly Johnson, Juan Uribe, Tyler...

Logan Verrett Delivers Harvey-Esque Performance as Mets Sweep Rockies
August 23rd, 2015 at 10:56 PM
Denver-The New York Mets were met with some skepticism when they announced their plan to skip Matt Harvey's scheduled start against the Colorado Rockies earlier in the week. The decision arguably cost the Mets a game on Wednesday, when Verrett was pulled after one six pitch inning of relief, so...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Colorado Rockies
August 23rd, 2015 at 2:17 PM
The New York Mets (66-56) have certainly enjoyed their stay at Coors Field this week. The Colorado Rockies (49-72) have watched their pitching staff get battered by the Mets' lineup over the past two days, dropping consecutive 14-9 decisions. As a result, the Mets are 6-0 against the Rockies this...

New York Mets Record Second Straight 14-9 Win Over Colorado Rockies
August 23rd, 2015 at 9:13 AM
Denver-Games at Coors Field can be wild affairs where no lead feels safe. That was certainly the case for the New York Mets last night, as they jumped out to a 14-3 lead against the Colorado Rockies. That lead didn't feel great as the Rockies kept chipping away, eventually cutting...

New York Mets Re-Acquire Eric Young Jr from Atlanta Braves
August 22nd, 2015 at 6:24 PM
The playoff run is well underway for the New York Mets, and General Manager Sandy Alderson is still looking for ways to improve his ballclub. Alderson pulled off a minor trade to augment the roster, and it has brought a familiar face back to Flushing. The Mets re-acquired outfielder Eric...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Colorado Rockies
August 22nd, 2015 at 6:10 PM
While Coors Field hasn't been kind to the New York Mets (65-56) in recent years, they made it feel like home last night. Yoenis Cespedes certainly won't want to leave anytime soon after his historic performance (5 for 6, 3 HR, 5 Runs Scored, 7 RBI's) helped the Mets outslug...

New York Mets Place Lucas Duda on Disabled List with Back Strain
August 22nd, 2015 at 5:58 PM
Lucas Duda missed most of last week for the New York Mets with a back issue. After returning on Tuesday, all appeared to be well for Duda. The problem flared up again last night, when Duda was forced to leave in the seventh inning against the Colorado Rockies. As a...

Yoenis Cespedes’ Huge Night Helps New York Mets Outslug Colorado Rockies 14-9
August 22nd, 2015 at 6:46 AM
Denver-Games played in Coors Field can be wild affairs. Even when the New York Mets jumped out to a 7-1 lead in the top of the second inning, most knew the game was far from over. The Colorado Rockies took advantage of their home environment, rallying to tie the game...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Colorado Rockies
August 21st, 2015 at 7:08 PM
The New York Mets (64-56) have hit a bit of a rough patch, losing four of their past five games. Wednesday night's loss to the Baltimore Orioles was particularly painful, as the bullpen blew a 4-3 lead and watched the O's hit a walkoff homer to steal a game from...

Terry Collins Will Be in Spotlight in First Pennant Race
August 21st, 2015 at 3:49 PM
Throughout his managerial career, New York Mets' skipper Terry Collins has never succeeded in a playoff race. In three different stints as a big league manager, Collins has yet to reach the postseason and hasn't come particularly close since 1998, when the Anaheim Angels missed the postseason by three games....

New York Mets Need to Take Advantage of Soft Schedule Before Rematch with Washington Nationals
August 21st, 2015 at 11:30 AM
The New York Mets have hit a bit of a rough patch in the last week. After their bullpen struggled, the Mets dropped four out of five games against the Pittsburgh Pirates and Baltimore Orioles. With those two teams in the rear view mirror, the Mets' schedule gets significantly easier...

New York Mets’ Bullpen Appears Perilously Thin at Crucial Time
August 20th, 2015 at 7:09 PM
Once a defined strength of the New York Mets, the club's bullpen has eroded over the last few weeks. The addition of Tyler Clippard looked to be a move to fortify a strong unit back in late July, but Clippard merely replaced Jenrry Mejia after the latter was suspended for...

David Wright Won’t Play Every Day When He Returns on Monday
August 20th, 2015 at 2:37 PM
David Wright finally can see the light at the end of the tunnel in his rehab. After playing a full game for the second straight night, Wright is now 6 for 20 with 5 walks in five games with the Port St. Lucie Mets. Wright is slated to continue his...

New York Mets May Skip Matt Harvey’s Start on Sunday
August 20th, 2015 at 10:35 AM
A big part of the New York Mets' loss last night was the decision to pull reliever Logan Verrett early. Verrett only threw six pitches in the sixth inning against the Baltimore Orioles, but he was pulled for Hansel Robles in the seventh with the Mets clinging to a 4-3...

Urrutia’s Walk-Off Homer Lifts Orioles Over Mets 5-4
August 19th, 2015 at 11:08 PM
The New York Mets (64-56) dropped the second game of their two game series with the Baltimore Orioles (62-57) by a score of 5-4 Wednesday night at Camden Yards. Henry Urrutia had the decisive hit, leading off the bottom of the ninth with a walk off solo homer to deep...