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New York Mets Win Exhibition Matchup in Las Vegas
March 15th, 2014 at 8:29 PM
The New York Mets got a break from the typical Grapefruit League action when they scheduled a pair of exhibition split squad games against the Chicago Cubs in Las Vegas. The Mets have suffered from their location in spring training, as they are relatively isolated in Port St. Lucie and...

Kirk Nieuwenhuis’ Three Run Blast Helps New York Mets Stun Chicago Cubs 4-3
June 16th, 2013 at 4:27 PM
New York-For much of their home stand, the New York Mets looked absolutely lifeless. The offense in particular had been struggling, as the Mets averaged just over two runs per game in the home stand's first seven games. The offense was living up to its poor billing as the Chicago...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Chicago Cubs at New York Mets
June 16th, 2013 at 11:08 AM
After another brutal loss yesterday, the New York Mets are set to wrap up their home stand this afternoon against the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs have won each of the series' first two games, but the Mets are looking to salvage the finale this afternoon. First pitch for today's Father's...

New York Mets’ Offensive Struggles Continue in 5-2 Loss to Chicago Cubs
June 16th, 2013 at 10:07 AM
New York-Nearly a week after some dramatic roster changes, the problems for the New York Mets remain the same. In spite of a solid starting rotation and improved bullpen performance, the Mets have been hamstrung by a pathetic offense. Removing one of the prime culprits for the team's offensive struggles,...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Chicago Cubs at New York Mets
June 15th, 2013 at 1:17 PM
Looking to bounce back from an embarrassing 6-3 loss to the Chicago Cubs, the Mets have lefty Jonathan Niese on the mound.  Here is today's line up for the game: 2B Jordany Valdespin 1B Daniel Murphy 3B David Wright RF Marlon Byrd LF Lucas Duda SS Justin Turner C   Anthony Recker CF Juan Lagares P   Jonathan Niese Jonathon Niese (3-5, 4.24...

Quick Start by Cubs Dooms Mets in 6-3 Loss
June 15th, 2013 at 12:15 AM
The New York Mets (24-38) dropped their series opener to the Chicago Cubs (27-38) Friday night by a score of 6-3 at Citi Field. It was the Mets' eighth loss in their first ten games of June and second straight loss overall. The Cubs jumped out to an early 5-0...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Chicago Cubs at New York Mets
June 14th, 2013 at 5:19 PM
The New York Mets (24-27) kick off a three game weekend series Friday night with the Chicago Cubs (26-38) at Citi Field. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 PM. The Mets are coming off a series loss to St. Louis in which they dropped two of three to the Cardinals,...

Daniel Murphy’s Eighth Inning Home Run Caps Comeback Victory for New York Mets
May 19th, 2013 at 5:51 PM
Chicago-With their offense scuffling, New York Mets manager Terry Collins tried a radically different approach to his starting lineup. With a lefty on the mound, Collins chose the unorthodox strategy of batting Daniel Murphy leadoff. Murphy, who is second on the team in batting at .301, hadn't led off the...

New York Mets at Wrigley Field Against Chicago Cubs
May 19th, 2013 at 12:21 PM
The New York Mets will wrap up their three game series and road trip with one more game at Wrigley Field. The afternoon finale against the Chicago Cubs will start at 2:20 pm. The Mets are looking to win the rubber game of this three game set and win a...

Punchless Mets Drubbed by Cubs 8-2
May 18th, 2013 at 8:34 PM
The New York Mets (16-24) dropped the second game of their weekend series with the Chicago Cubs (18-24) Saturday afternoon by a score of 8-2. It was the seventh loss in the last ten games for the Mets, who lost by five or more runs for the third time in...

Matt Harvey Notches Fifth Win as New York Mets Defeat Chicago Cubs 3-2
May 17th, 2013 at 10:10 PM
Chicago-The breakout star of the 2013 season for the New York Mets has been starting pitcher Matt Harvey. Harvey, who entered Friday's game against the Chicago Cubs with a 4-0 record and a 1.44 ERA, has quickly filled R.A. Dickey's shoes as staff ace. Harvey's starts have become must see...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Chicago Cubs
May 17th, 2013 at 11:41 AM
After getting a win yesterday to snap a six game losing streak, the New York Mets (15-23) continue their road trip this afternoon. Their next stop is historic Wrigley Field for a three game weekend series with the Chicago Cubs. Like the Mets, the Cubs have not gotten off to...

Meet a “New” York Met: Catcher Anthony Recker
March 15th, 2013 at 9:31 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...

Scott Hairston Bolts Queens for Two Year Deal with Chicago Cubs
January 23rd, 2013 at 11:55 PM
The fall back option for the New York Mets all winter in regards to the outfield has been outfielder Scott Hairston. Hairston had been seeking a two year deal, but the Mets were only willing to counter with a one year deal and a slight raise over what he made...

Farewell Larry “Chipper” Jones: a Living Obituary for the Career of an All Time New York Mets Nemesis
September 9th, 2012 at 9:13 PM
After hearing that Chipper Jones would not be making the start in the last game of the Atlanta Braves series at Citi Field for 2012, I really thought Jones' reign of torment over the Amazins' had come to a close.  Jones, however, wasn't done tormenting the Mets just yet. Jones...

Cubs Pound Niese, Mets 7-0 as Dempster Extends Shutout Streak
July 8th, 2012 at 5:13 PM
The New York Mets (46-40) will head into the All-Star break on a down note as they were torched by the Chicago Cubs (33-52) in their series finale Sunday afternoon at Citi Field. Jonathon Niese had been excellent in his last three starts but suffered his worst outing since May...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Chicago Cubs at New York Mets
July 8th, 2012 at 12:19 PM
Sunday afternoon the New York Mets (46-39) play host to the Chicago Cubs (32-52) in the rubber game of their three game series at Citi Field. Game time is scheduled for 1:10 PM. It is the final game for both teams before the all-star break and the season series between...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Chicago Cubs at New York Mets
July 7th, 2012 at 2:39 PM
After Mets' ace Johan Santana took a tough shellacking in early part of yesterday's game against the Chicago Cubs, the Mets offense were able to make some noise.  Not enough noise though, as the Cubs were able to snatch victory from the jaws of an apparent looming comeback defeat.  Today...

Late Comeback Falls Short as New York Mets Drop Series Opener 8-7
July 6th, 2012 at 11:30 PM
New York- An emotional win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday night could mean one of two things for the New York Mets: they would be able to build some momentum from it or come out flat the next game. Unfortunately for the Mets, the latter occurred in the opener...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Chicago Cubs at New York Mets
July 6th, 2012 at 6:01 PM
 ***PHOTO1*** Fresh off of an inspiring win over the Philadelphia Phillies last night, the New York Mets will look to end the first half of their season on a positive note. The lowly Chicago Cubs head to Flushing for a three game set that will wrap up the season's first half....