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New York Mets Post Second Straight Sub .500 Month in June
July 1st, 2015 at 9:30 AM
The New York Mets had a chance to take advantage of a light schedule in June. The schedule featured a lot of opponents with losing records, so it was critical that the Mets take advantage of it prior to a difficult July slate. The Mets failed to do that, posting...

Chicago Cubs Shut Out New York Mets 1-0
June 30th, 2015 at 10:43 PM
New York-The New York Mets entered the night on a four game winning streak. The Chicago Cubs, on the other hand, entered on a five game losing streak. Neither streak mattered on this night, as strong pitching from both sides carried the day. The Mets' (40-38) inept offense made the...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Chicago Cubs at New York Mets
June 30th, 2015 at 4:27 PM
After snapping a seven game losing streak last week, the New York Mets (40-37) are more than halfway towards reversing it. The Mets enter today's game on a four game winning streak, putting them back above the .500 mark. They will also get a chance to make up some ground...

Wilmer Flores Switches to Second Base for New York Mets
June 29th, 2015 at 9:49 AM
Before the New York Mets' second game with the Cincinnati Reds yesterday, manager Terry Collins snuck a positional switch into his lineup. After nearly three months of starting Wilmer Flores as his shortstop, Flores found himself at second base by 4:30 pm. Ruben Tejada moved back to shortstop, his natural...

Daniel Murphy Racks up Four Hits in Rehab Game
June 27th, 2015 at 9:40 AM
The New York Mets are in major need of offensive help. They won their second straight game last night, but only recorded two hits in the process. Daniel Murphy, playing in a rehab game with Port St. Lucie last night, got four hits by himself in that game. Playing eight...

New York Mets Will Move Back to Six Man Rotation Starting Sunday
June 26th, 2015 at 4:55 PM
General Manager Sandy Alderson confirmed the world's worst kept secret at a press conference this afternoon. The New York Mets are planning on promoting Steven Matz to the major leagues on Sunday, where he will make his major league debut against the Cincinnati Reds. Alderson elaborated on Matz's arrival, however,...

Dilson Herrera Making Bid to Stay at Second Even After Daniel Murphy Returns
June 14th, 2015 at 8:05 PM
With the rash of injuries the New York Mets have suffered on offense this season, it has created opportunities for younger players to step up. One guy who is taking full advantage of his chance is second baseman Dilson Herrera. Herrera looked poised to run away with the second base...

Daniel Murphy Heads to Disabled List with Strained Quad
June 5th, 2015 at 5:23 PM
The hits just keep on coming for the New York Mets offense. Already down two regulars to injury, the Mets lost a third to injury last night. Daniel Murphy, who moved to third base to fill in for the already injured David Wright, pulled his quad muscle and was forced...

New York Mets Pull Another Half Measure with Defensive Maneuvering
June 5th, 2015 at 9:53 AM
Over the last several years, the New York Mets have become kings of the half measure move. The Mets can never seem to make up their minds about anything, and instead of firmly committing to a plan of action they implement half measures that do nothing but waste time and...

Matt Harvey Looks Strong as New York Mets Climb Back into First Place
June 5th, 2015 at 6:32 AM
Phoenix-Matt Harvey gave up an early home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks last night and looked visibly angry. The Diamondbacks found out that they didn't want to see Harvey angry. Harvey proceeded to lock the Arizona offense down, providing time for the New York Mets to get into the vulnerable...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Arizona Diamondbacks
June 4th, 2015 at 8:05 PM
After dropping two of three in San Diego, the New York Mets (29-25) continue their West Coast road trip tonight in Phoenix, Arizona. Their next stop is Chase Field, the home of the Arizona Diamondbacks (25-27). Unlike Petco Park, where the Mets have won only one series since it opened...

Jacob DeGrom Flirts with Perfection as New York Mets Shut Out San Diego Padres
June 2nd, 2015 at 2:45 AM
San Diego-Jacob deGrom has gotten on a roll for the New York Mets. The young righty entered tonight's start against the San Diego Padres coming off two consecutive outings where he struck out nine and walked none. While deGrom didn't quite get those numbers tonight, he pitched even better. deGrom...

Matt Harvey Strikes Out 11, but New York Mets Still Lose 4-3
May 29th, 2015 at 10:09 PM
New York-After experiencing a dead arm period last week, Matt Harvey posted the worst start of his career last Saturday. Harvey was able to rebound this time out, going eight innings and striking out 11. While Harvey was nearly flawless, he made two critical mistakes against the Miami Marlins. Both...

Flores Lifts Mets Over Phillies 5-4 in 10 Innings
May 27th, 2015 at 2:39 AM
The New York Mets (26-21) took the second game of their series with the Philadelphia Phillies (19-29) Tuesday night at Citi Field by a score of 5-4 in ten innings. In a game at first dominated by pitching, Wilmer Flores was the big story of the night, tying the game...

New York Mets Bounce Back with 6-3 Win Over Philadelphia Phillies
May 25th, 2015 at 5:28 PM
New York-After three disappointing days in Pittsburgh over the weekend, the New York Mets took out their frustrations on the Philadelphia Phillies. The Phillies have become the Mets' personal punching bags this season, and that trend continued today. The Mets (25-21) got six solid innings from Bartolo Colon (W, 7-3)...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets
May 25th, 2015 at 12:44 PM
The New York Mets (24-21) have hit Memorial Day in worse shape than they initially thought. After getting swept over the weekend by the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Mets find themselves 2.5 games back of the Washington Nationals in the National League East. The Mets' big issue has been their offense,...

Report: New York Mets Weighing Daniel Murphy Trade Before Matt Reynolds Promotion
May 17th, 2015 at 9:24 AM
The New York Mets have been weighing their options to improve their defense at shortstop. Wilmer Flores' offense has been fine thus far as he leads the team in homers (6), including a key grand slam last night. Defense, however, has been another story. Flores leads all shortstops with nine...

New York Mets Use 10 Run Outburst in Fourth to Snap Losing Streak
May 16th, 2015 at 10:06 PM
New York-The New York Mets had a rough week. Losers of five in a row, the Mets couldn't score any runs and saw their division lead dwindle to just a half game. Saturday night, however, was a different story. The Mets (21-16) took out their frustrations on the Milwaukee Brewers...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Milwaukee Brewers at New York Mets
May 16th, 2015 at 3:51 PM
The New York Mets (20-16) have to work through adversity right now. Thanks to a five game losing streak and a surge by the Washington Nationals, the Mets' lead in the National League East is down to just a half game. The 11 game winning streak of April feels like...

David Wright Update; Can the Mets Rely on Him Upon Return?
May 15th, 2015 at 2:02 AM
Mets third baseman David Wright has been out of action since April 15 with a strained hamstring and according to reports this week, he has still not resumed baseball activities. Originally expected to be returning this week, Wright received further treatment for his injury on Monday according to Adam Rubin...