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Mets 101 Player Spotlight: Grading Zack Wheeler’s Season
June 27th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Sixteen starts into his sophomore campaign, Zack Wheeler has found himself a ways behind where many envisioned he would be thirty-plus starts into his MLB career. A former first round pick taken sixth overall by San Francisco in 2009, Wheeler was the prized return in the Carlos Beltran deal at...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at New York Yankees
May 13th, 2014 at 6:19 PM
It turns out Yankee Stadium was just what the New York Mets needed to jolt their struggling offense. The Mets bolted four home runs on Monday night to start off the Subway Series with a 9-7 victory over the New York Yankees. The two teams will close out the Yankee...

Subway Series Comes at Interesting Time for New York Mets
May 12th, 2014 at 8:59 AM
After snapping their five game winning streak yesterday, the New York Mets don't even get a day off to celebrate their victory. The Mets now have to jump into the four most intense games of the regular season for their fans, the Subway Series. The Mets and Yankees renew acquaintances...

Carlos Beltran Critical of Treatment from New York Mets
December 21st, 2013 at 10:10 PM
Carlos Beltran, who was with the New York Mets for nearly seven years, hit the free agent market again this winter. Beltran, who was traded away for pitcher Zack Wheeler in 2011, left open the idea of a return to Flushing when addressing reporters in August. The Mets passed on...

Mets 101 All Star Memories: Johan Santana (2009)
December 3rd, 2013 at 11:48 PM
***PHOTO1*** When the New York Mets signed starting pitcher Johan Santana prior to the 2008 season, the southpaw had already appeared in three MLB All-Star Games and won two Cy Young Awards. The Mets shelled out a six-year, $137.5 Million contract after acquiring their new ace in a trade with...

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...

New York Mets Have a Lot of Options in Free Agent Market
October 15th, 2013 at 8:04 AM
With the start of free agency less than a month away, the New York Mets have a lot of work to do to improve their roster. The team has several clearly defined needs on offense and could use extra arms in the starting rotation and bullpen, but luckily for General...

Former Mets Carlos Beltran and Marlon Byrd Open to Returning
October 6th, 2013 at 12:16 PM
With the New York Mets needing outfield help in the winter, a lot of names have been linked to them in the rumor mill. Two of the more interesting names are former Mets: Carlos Beltran and Marlon Byrd. Beltran was a member of the Mets from 2005-2011 before being dealt...

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...

Meet a “New” York Met: Catcher John Buck
March 4th, 2013 at 9:22 AM
Now that the busy 2013 offseason is over and the New York Mets have started Spring Training, a number of new players have joined the team. Over the next several weeks, the Mets 101 staff will introduce a "new" Met every day and break down what role they could play...

Mets 101 Seven in Seven Series: Top Mets Prospects #2-Zack Wheeler
February 25th, 2013 at 10:00 AM
Just in time for the New Year, Mets 101's Seven in Seven series returns as our gift to you. Each week, the Mets 101 staff will begin a countdown of topics related to the New York Mets (i.e. best third baseman, worst defeat, etc.). We will begin our countdowns with...

Mets 101 Seven in Seven Series: Most Memorable Moments #3-Johan Santana’s No-Hitter
January 10th, 2013 at 1:46 AM
Just in time for the holiday season, Mets 101's Seven in Seven series returns as our gift to you. Each week, the Mets 101 staff will begin a countdown of topics related to the New York Mets (i.e. best third baseman, worst defeat, etc.). We will begin our countdowns with...

Mets 101 Seven in Seven: Biggest Blockbuster Met Moves – #4 – Mets Sign Carlos Beltran
December 15th, 2012 at 8:40 PM
Just in time for the holiday season, Mets 101's Seven in Seven series returns as our gift to you. Each week, the Mets 101 staff will begin a countdown of topics related to the New York Mets (i.e. best third baseman, worst defeat, etc.). We will begin our countdowns with...

New York Mets 50th Anniversary: Constructing a 50th Anniversary Team Lineup
September 24th, 2012 at 12:08 PM
As the New York Mets' 50th anniversary season comes to a close, one of the more interesting ideas that has floated around the Mets 101 newsroom is how one would construct a lineup of the top players in Mets history. Interesting decisions surrounded this process, including a particularly crazy debate...

Mets 50th Anniversary: Top Five Trades in New York Mets History
September 14th, 2012 at 10:38 AM
Since Sandy Alderson has taken over as General Manager of the New York Mets, we've seen moves that didn't just shore up the Mets' immediate roster, but their future one as well. Alderson made his mark last year by trading Carlos Beltran for prospect Zach Wheeler, a trade, which along with...

New York Mets 50th Anniversary: Top 10 Individual Seasons in Mets History
August 27th, 2012 at 10:00 AM
As the New York Mets continue their 50th anniversary season, we have started to shift the focus of our 50th anniversary series. While we have spent a lot of time showcasing some of the great names to wear a Mets uniform throughout the years, now we are starting to focus...

50th Anniversary Feature: Top Five Moments in Citi Field History
August 23rd, 2012 at 7:41 PM
Keeping in line with our 50th Anniversary Article Series, we look at the top moments in Citi Field history.  The new ballpark has been home to the Mets for only four seasons, but it has already produced some memorable moments.  Lets take a look at the top-five moments in Citi...

New York Mets 50th Anniversary: Top Ten Outfielders in Mets History
June 5th, 2012 at 6:06 PM
As the New York Mets 50th Anniversary continues, here at Mets 101 we have compiled a list of the top ten Met outfielders of all-time. The Mets have seen their share of quality players in the outfield over the years, with five inducted into the Mets hall of fame. The list includes World...

Breaking: Johan Santana Throws First No-Hitter in New York Mets History
June 1st, 2012 at 10:20 PM
New York-The New York Mets have long had an undesirable distinction, and that distinction was being one of the two franchises in big league history (alongside the San Diego Padres) to never throw a no hitter. A franchise that has been blessed with great pitchers such as Tom Seaver, Jerry...

Mets 101 Game Preview: St. Louis Cardinals at New York Mets
June 1st, 2012 at 5:46 PM
After a rare off day, the New York Mets (28-23) prepare to host Carlos Beltran and the St. Louis Cardinals (27-24) in a three-game series that kicks off Friday night and Citi Field. Game time is scheduled for 7:10. This marks the first time Beltran has returned to Citi Field since being traded to San Francisco last July. Beltran is back to form in the early going, batting...