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Mets 101 Season in Review: Offense
October 1st, 2014 at 4:19 PM
The New York Mets 2014 season is over, and as part of our offseason coverage we will take a look back at how the Mets performed in each phase of the game this past season. Over the next several days we will review the Mets' offense, starting pitching, and bullpen....

Youth Movement Finally Taking Hold for New York Mets
August 9th, 2014 at 4:01 PM
The New York Mets have wanted to be taken seriously as contenders for a few weeks now, but the team's inability to get back to .500 hurts their credibility. The Mets are all but mathematically out of the playoff chase right now, so it would be good for their future...

Bartolo Colon Records 200th Career Win as New York Mets Win 5-4
August 8th, 2014 at 10:48 PM
Philadelphia-It was a milestone night for Bartolo Colon and the New York Mets (55-61), but the ride was a bit bumpy to get there. The Mets raced out to a 5-0 lead over the Philadelphia Phillies (52-64), but had to hang on for dear life as the Phillies scored three...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Washington Nationals
August 5th, 2014 at 5:01 PM
After losing three out of four to the San Francisco Giants, the New York Mets (53-59) blew a golden opportunity to gain ground in the wild card standings. The Mets now begin a critical seven game road trip against divisional foes that could determine the meaning of the rest of...

Left Field is a Major Problem for New York Mets
August 3rd, 2014 at 8:29 PM
After some initial confusion regarding their outfield situation in May, the New York Mets seem to have figured out 2/3 of the equation. Center field has been capably manned by Juan Lagares, who is playing Gold Glove caliber defense while hitting a respectable .276. Right field belongs to Curtis Granderson,...

Madison Bumgarner, San Francisco Giants Shut Out New York Mets 2-0
August 3rd, 2014 at 4:12 PM
New York-The New York Mets have been playing better over the last month or so, but they have had trouble making that final push to reach the .500 mark. The Mets have gotten as close as four games under .500, but have lost each time they could close the gap...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets
July 28th, 2014 at 5:07 PM
After a long ten game road trip, the New York Mets (50-55) are finally back home. The Mets will open their first home stand of the second half tonight as they welcome their division rivals, the Philadelphia Phillies (46-59), to town to kick off a three game series. The Phillies...

Lucas Duda’s Two Run Homer Helps Support Jacob DeGrom, New York Mets in 2-0 Win
July 27th, 2014 at 6:14 PM
Milwaukee-The New York Mets have been offensively challenged since the All Star Break. The one guy who hasn't had a problem hitting has been first baseman Lucas Duda. Duda had hit three of the team's four home runs since the break coming into today's game with the Milwaukee Brewers. It...

Rough Fifth Inning Costs New York Mets in 5-2 Loss
July 26th, 2014 at 11:11 PM
Milwaukee-When Juan Lagares gets a day off, the New York Mets' pitching staff isn't very thrilled. Lagares, one of the league's best defenders, got a night off after going 3 for 28 to start the second half. His replacement, Chris Young, didn't endear himself to starter Jonathon Niese, misplaying a...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Milwaukee Brewers
July 26th, 2014 at 4:11 PM
After a thrilling comeback win last night, the New York Mets (49-54) have a chance to pick up their 50th win of the year this evening. The Mets rallied for three runs in the top of the ninth inning against former Met Francisco Rodriguez to beat the Milwaukee Brewers (58-46)...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Seattle Mariners
July 23rd, 2014 at 2:57 PM
After getting a strong performance from Jacob deGrom last night, the New York Mets (47-53) managed to even their series with the Seattle Mariners (53-47). The Mariners won the series opener 5-2 on Monday night, while deGrom's gem helped the Mets snap a three game losing streak last night. The...

Jacob DeGrom Delivers Outstanding Performance as New York Mets Snap Losing Streak
July 23rd, 2014 at 8:31 AM
Seattle-The New York Mets have played in their share of pitcher's duels this season. The close games haven't been too kind for the Mets, who have struggled to deliver offense in critical situations. When they handed rookie Jacob deGrom a 2-0 lead against the Seattle Mariners last night, deGrom knew he...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Seattle Mariners
July 22nd, 2014 at 9:31 PM
The New York Mets (46-53) look to snap a three game losing streak Tuesday night as they continue their series with the Seattle Mariners (53-46) at Safeco Field. First pitch is scheduled for 10:10 PM EST. Seattle took the opener 5-2, pounding out fourteen hits against Jon Niese and the...

Seattle Mariners Beat New York Mets 5-2 as Mets’ Losing Streak Hits Three
July 22nd, 2014 at 10:23 AM
Seattle-It wasn't rainy in the Pacific Northwest yesterday, but the Seattle Mariners found a way to rain on the New York Mets' parade. The Mets had lost two in a row heading into last night's contest with the Mariners, and they were looking to get back on track in Jonathon Niese's...

Mets 101 Season Preview Roundtable Revisited
July 18th, 2014 at 6:29 PM
Back in March, the Mets 101 staff made some bold predictions about the upcoming season. With the first half off the season in the books, just how accurate were we? 1) Do you agree with Sandy Alderson's assessment that the Mets can win 90 games? What we said then: We unanimously disagreed...

New York Mets Should Have Interesting Decisions to Make at Trade Deadline
July 17th, 2014 at 10:40 AM
The trade deadline is officially two weeks away, and the New York Mets will have some interesting choices to make. For the first several years of Sandy Alderson's tenure as General Manager, the Mets have been sellers at the deadline. After adding Zack Wheeler at the deadline in 2011 and...

New York Mets Blow Out Miami Marlins 9-1 to Complete Sweep
July 13th, 2014 at 6:37 PM
New York-It took a lot longer than the New York Mets wanted, but the team has finally shown a better performance at home. The Mets had gone 7-2 on their last home stand of the first half entering this afternoon's contest with the Miami Marlins, and had a chance to...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Miami Marlins at New York Mets
July 13th, 2014 at 11:13 AM
The New York Mets are poised to wrap up the first half of their season on a very high note. The Mets (44-50) have won seven of their first nine games on this 10 game home stand, and have changed the attitude surrounding the team just 10 days ago. Instead...

New York Mets Come Back Late to Beat Miami Marlins 5-4
July 12th, 2014 at 8:31 PM
New York-The New York Mets have felt like a different team over the last week and a half. The Mets have been playing inspired baseball, rallying from early deficits and getting clutch hits unlike earlier in the season. The Mets have also found a way to hit at home, which...

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...