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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...

New York Mets’ Late Rally Falls Short Against Oakland A’s
June 26th, 2014 at 11:01 AM
New York-The New York Mets dug themselves a big hole in their game against the Oakland A's Wednesday night. The Mets fell way behind early, trailing 6-0 after two innings and eventually falling as far back as 8-0. The Mets made a valiant surge late, but it would fall short...

Mets 101 Postgame: New York Mets 10, Oakland A’s 1
June 24th, 2014 at 9:47 PM
The New York Mets (36-41) cruised to an impressive win in their series opener against the Oakland Athletics (47-30) 10-1 Tuesday night at Citi Field. The win was the Mets fifth out of their last six and was an impressive feat against the American League's best team. Every Mets starter,...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Oakland A’s at New York Mets
June 24th, 2014 at 6:18 PM
The New York Mets (35-41) open up a three-game interleague series with the visiting Oakland A's (47-29) Tuesday night at Citi Field in Flushing. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 PM. Mets Starting Lineup LF Eric Young Jr. 2B Daniel Murphy 3B David Wright 1B Eric Campbell RF Curtis Granderson CF Chris Young C Travis d'Arnaud SS Ruben Tejada SP...

Report: Chris Young’s Days with New York Mets are “Numbered”
June 23rd, 2014 at 12:08 PM
***PHOTO1*** With Juan Lagares set to be activated from the disabled list on Thursday barring a setback, the New York Mets will need to make a roster move. The logical choice would be to send Kirk Nieuwenhuis back to Las Vegas, but Nieuwenhuis has played well in his latest stint with...

Lucas Duda a Long Way Away from Earning an Extension
June 23rd, 2014 at 12:29 AM
The next three-plus months will be huge for New York Mets first baseman Lucas Duda, who will be playing for his Mets future with contract negoitations coming up at season's end. The 28-year old Duda will be arbitration eligible, something the Mets will want to avoid, should his performance warrant...

Wheeler Leads Mets to 1-0 Shutout of Marlins
June 19th, 2014 at 10:45 PM
The New York Mets (33-40) shutout the Miami Marlins (36-36) in their series opener Thursday night at Marlins Park by a score of 1-0. Zack Wheeler showed off his dominating ability, three-hitting the Marlins for his first career MLB shutout in a true pitchers duel in front of a crowd...

Sandy Alderson Deserves Blame for New York Mets’ Poor Roster Construction
June 19th, 2014 at 12:52 PM
With the New York Mets essentially in free fall for the last month and a half, speculation has surfaced regarding the future of manager Terry Collins. Collins is on the hot seat for failing to motivate the Mets to improve over last season after making several pricey free agent acquisitions....

Strong Effort from Bartolo Colon Helps New York Mets Salvage Finale
June 18th, 2014 at 6:04 PM
St. Louis-For the last few weeks, the New York Mets' best starting pitcher has been 41 year old right hander Bartolo Colon. Colon, who had a rough start to the season, entered Wednesday's game with the St. Louis Cardinals on a hot streak. Colon was 4-0 with a 1.78 ERA...

Jacob DeGrom Roughed up in 6-2 Loss to St. Louis Cardinals
June 16th, 2014 at 11:28 PM
St. Louis-The New York Mets looked to be catching a break in the pitching matchup last night. The Mets were scheduled to face St. Louis Cardinals' ace Adam Wainwright as recently as this weekend, but a sore elbow scratched him from his start. The Cardinals turned to young righty Carlos...

Is It Time for the Mets to Cut Ties with Chris Young?
June 15th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
As the Mets continue to seek anything resembling offensive consistency from their lineup, Chris Young may have played his way out of the Majors 68 games into the season. The veteran outfielder has fallen short of all expectations thus far, hitting .196 with four homers and 15 RBI through his...

New York Mets’ Biggest Problem is Simply Blowing Leads
June 10th, 2014 at 10:07 AM
The New York Mets have been struggling for the last five weeks, falling from four games over .500 to seven games under. Many have offered their insights into why the Mets have struggled to hang around in a division that is up for grabs this season. The Mets are only...

Mets 101 Post-Game: Chicago Cubs 7, New York Mets 4
June 5th, 2014 at 10:36 PM
The New York Mets (28-32) dropped their series finale Thursday night as they were swept in their three-game series with the Chicago Cubs (23-34) by a score of 7-4 at Wrigley Field. After an impressive 4-1 series win over the Philadelphia Phillies last weekend, the Mets fell flat at Wrigley,...

Lucas Duda’s 11th Inning Home Run Lifts New York Mets to Victory
June 1st, 2014 at 6:07 PM
Philadelphia-The New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies sure have played a lot of baseball this weekend. After playing 14 innings on consecutive nights, the Mets and Phillies played 11 today for good measure. The Mets (27-29) were able to come out on top thanks to a two run homer from...

Dropped Fly Ball Dooms New York Mets in 14th Inning Loss
May 31st, 2014 at 12:50 PM
Philadelphia-The New York Mets' winning streak came to an end last night in truly bizarre fashion. The Mets and Philadelphia Phillies played deep into the night, with the game lasting 14 innings and nearly five and a half hours. Most extra inning games end with something dramatic, like a walkoff...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates at New York Mets
May 28th, 2014 at 12:17 PM
After a tumultuous 24 hours, the New York Mets bounced back with a 4-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night. The Mets (23-28) and Pirates (23-28) have now split the first two games of their three game series, and the teams will look to grab the rubber game...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Arizona Diamondbacks at New York Mets
May 23rd, 2014 at 3:45 PM
***PHOTO1***The New York Mets salvaged their series finale with the Los Angeles Dodgers last night as Jonathon Niese outdueled Zack Greinke in a 5-3 Mets victory. The Mets (21-25) will now set their sights on the Arizona Diamondbacks (18-31), who visit Citi Field this weekend to kick off a three game series....

New York Mets Need to Play Juan Lagares Every Day
May 20th, 2014 at 10:01 AM
One unintended side effect of the New York Mets' outfield rotation was that the best defender of the bunch, Juan Lagares, seemed to be getting the short end of the stick. After Eric Young Jr had a good run at the beginning of last week, manager Terry Collins kept putting...

New York Mets Rally Late to Win 5-4 in Extra Innings
May 11th, 2014 at 5:56 PM
The New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies played a lot of baseball in their three game series. After playing for nearly five hours on Friday night, the two teams sat through a 40 minute rain delay and played another three hours and 16 minutes last night. It was fitting, then,...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Miami Marlins
May 5th, 2014 at 7:02 PM
Dillon Gee gave the New York Mets a strong effort yesterday to help the Mets avoid getting swept in Colorado. The Mets dropped three of four games against the red hot Rockies at Coors Field, but they will look to carry the momentum from the finale win forward to the...