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WFAN Hosts Criticize Daniel Murphy for Paternity Leave
April 3rd, 2014 at 9:41 PM
Daniel Murphy rejoined the New York Mets today after missing two games for paternity leave. Murphy's wife gave birth to their first child, a boy named Noah, on Monday. Murphy missed the Mets' first two games of the 2014 season, both resulting in Mets' losses. While no one can blame...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Washington Nationals at New York Mets
April 3rd, 2014 at 12:06 PM
After dropping the first two games of their season, the New York Mets are looking to avoid a season opening sweep. The Mets will look to salvage the finale of their three game set with the Washington Nationals this afternoon at Citi Field. Zack Wheeler will make his season debut...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Washington Nationals at New York Mets
April 2nd, 2014 at 6:37 PM
After a rough 9-7 loss to the Washington Nationals on Opening Day Monday, the New York Mets will look to bounce back and pick up their first win of the season tonight. The Mets and Nats will play the second game of their three game set at 7:10 pm at...

New York Mets to Add Kyle Farnsworth and Wilmer Flores Wednesday
April 1st, 2014 at 1:50 PM
The New York Mets announced that they will be adding a pair of players to their roster on Wednesday. The Mets will promote Kyle Farnsworth from Triple-A Las Vegas to replace Bobby Parnell on the roster. Farnsworth will likely become the Mets' primary set up man as Jose Valverde assumes...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Washington Nationals at New York Mets
March 31st, 2014 at 11:58 AM
After a long offseason of waiting, Opening Day has finally arrived for the New York Mets. Opening Day has historically been a good one for the Mets, who boast baseball's best winning percentage on the season's first day. Today the Mets will look to Dillon Gee on the mound to...

Mets 101 Camp Battles Series: First Base
February 24th, 2014 at 12:08 PM
This week at Mets 101, we are going to give you a look at some of the most important positional battles at training camp this season. While the New York Mets did upgrade their team by adding key free agents like Curtis Granderson and Bartolo Colon, they didn't find a...

Mets 101 Spring Training News and Notes
February 11th, 2014 at 9:48 PM
Throughout Spring Training, Mets 101 will keep an eye on developments coming out of Port St. Lucie, leading up to and through their Grapefruit League opener on February 28 against Washington. We'll keep you posted periodically on player performance, roster moves and injury updates as the Mets prepare for the...

New York Mets to Hold First Base Competition in Camp
February 4th, 2014 at 10:52 AM
The New York Mets improved significantly in the offseason. While the Mets added a bunch of free agents to try and improve their roster, one area that remains a huge question mark heading into spring training is first base. The Mets spent the majority of the offseason trying to deal...

New York Mets Settle Arbitration Cases with Six Players
January 18th, 2014 at 7:57 PM
As Sandy Alderson wraps up his fourth offseason as general manager of the New York Mets, the matter of arbitration eligible players has come up. Every year, each club has to exchange salary figures with players eligible for salary arbitration. The Mets ended up with seven players eligible for arbitration...

Daniel Murphy Addresses Trade Rumors at Holiday Party
December 17th, 2013 at 5:38 PM
The New York Mets' holiday party seems to deliver more than just good tidings every year. For several years, the team's holiday party has had an impact on the team going forward. It isn't even the fact that several of the players who have dressed up as Santa Claus have...

Mets 101 News and Notes: 2013 Winter Meetings Edition, Day 2
December 10th, 2013 at 7:40 PM
The rumor mill is in full swing as the second day of the Winter Meetings is underway. The Mets have been active throughout the day, as rumors of new acquisitions and potential targets have circulated throughout the Twitterverse. Here at Mets 101, we will catch you up on all the...

Report: Daniel Murphy on Trading Block at Winter Meetings
December 8th, 2013 at 8:28 PM
It looks as if Ike Davis and Lucas Duda may not be the only players on the trade block for the New York Mets. General Manager Sandy Alderson held a press conference at the Winter Meetings in Orlando this evening, and made some comments implying that Eric Young Jr, displaced...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Daniel Murphy
November 11th, 2013 at 8:52 PM
Now that the 2013 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen this past season. We will now take a look at every player on the roster from A (David Aardsma) to Y (Eric Young...

Jeff Wilpon: Only Four Players Locks for 2014
October 30th, 2013 at 1:54 PM
Many pundits and scribes have attempted to figure out the core players for the New York Mets. The list has varied over the course of the 2013 season, but the core (at least for 2014) has finally been identified by a key organization official. Jeff Wilpon, son of owner Fred...

Mets 101 Position Review Roundtable: Infield
October 26th, 2013 at 7:21 PM
As free agency approaches rapidly, the New York Mets will have a lot of work to do to improve their team. One area where the Mets should focus a significant amount of attention is their infield. The infield really only has one star player, third baseman David Wright, while second...

New York Mets Should Have Interesting Arbitration Decisions Upcoming
October 22nd, 2013 at 11:47 AM
After looking at how the New York Mets will approach free agency and the trade market in the last two weeks, the next order of business to consider is how the Mets will deal with their nine arbitration eligible players. Some of those decisions will be easier than others, particularly...

Mets 101 Season in Review: Offense
October 1st, 2013 at 12:42 PM
Now that the 2013 season has concluded, Mets 101 will be taking a look at how the New York Mets performed in the 2013 season. Over the next three days we will look at how the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen performed over the course of the season. Today we...

Milwaukee Brewers Need Extras to Defeat New York Mets 4-2
September 29th, 2013 at 11:08 AM
New York-After a strong road trip, the New York Mets returned home looking to finish the season strong. It hasn't worked out so well, as the Milwaukee Brewers won the first two games of their four game series. The Brewers made it three for three yesterday as they defeated the...

Mets Top Phillies 5-4 in Rain-Shortened Game
September 22nd, 2013 at 11:42 AM
The New York Mets (70-84) defeated the Philadelphia Phillies (71-83) Saturday night at Citizens Bank Park by a score of 5-4. The game was called due to rain with two Mets on base and no outs in the top of the seventh inning. Game Highlights The Phillies jumped out to an early...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies
September 21st, 2013 at 6:23 PM
The New York Mets (69-84) continue their weekend series with the NL East rival Philadelphia Phillies (71-82) Saturday night at Citizens Bank Park. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 PM. David Wright returned to the lineup for the first time since August 2 in Friday's series opener, which the Mets...