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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...

Atlanta Braves Beat up Daisuke Matsuzaka and Win 5-4 Over New York Mets
July 2nd, 2014 at 8:59 AM
Atlanta-Daisuke Matsuzaka has done a commendable job filling in the New York Mets' starting rotation, but he knew his days as a starter might be numbered with Dillon Gee close to returning from the disabled list. Matsuzaka or Jacob deGrom will lose a rotation spot to Gee when he returns,...

New York Mets Score Early, Hold on to Defeat Pittsburgh Pirates
June 28th, 2014 at 8:06 PM
Pittsburgh-The New York Mets are one of the most proficient teams in baseball when it comes to scoring in the first inning. The Mets have scored first in a lot of games this season, but often the problem has been holding onto the lead. The Mets (37-44) scored early against...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Pittsburgh Pirates
June 27th, 2014 at 5:53 PM
After closing to within five games of .500 by winning five of six, the New York Mets are headed in the wrong direction again. The Mets (36-43) have lost two games in a row, with the latest defeat coming last night at the hands of the Pittsburgh Pirates. A three...

New York Mets Blow Out Miami Marlins to Win Series
June 22nd, 2014 at 4:30 PM
Miami-Runs are usually hard to come by for the New York Mets. The Mets had failed to score more than three runs in a game in over a week before they scored four to beat the Miami Marlins Saturday night. The Mets built on their strong offensive showing today, piling...

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...

Mets 101 Postgame: New York Mets 3, San Diego Padres 1
June 16th, 2014 at 12:31 AM
The New York Mets (31-38) defeated the San Diego Padres (29-40) in the rubber game of their series Sunday afternoon at Citi Field by a score of 3-1. The Met bullpen came up big on the day, unexpectedly getting the call to pitch the final eight innings after Mets starter...

New York Mets Snap Six Game Losing Streak with Win Over Milwaukee Brewers
June 10th, 2014 at 11:35 PM
New York-The New York Mets have been losing games throughout the season because of their inability to tack on runs. The Mets had lost a game in which they had the lead 21 times heading into their contest with the Milwaukee Brewers Tuesday night, and a lot of those contests...

New York Mets Lose Sixth Game in a Row
June 9th, 2014 at 8:28 AM
San Francisco-The New York Mets road trip ended in disastrous fashion yesterday. Zack Wheeler had a rough outing and the Mets couldn't recover, falling to the San Francisco Giants 6-4. The Giants (42-21) completed a sweep of the Mets (28-35), who have now lost six games in a row to...

San Francisco Giants Rally to Hand New York Mets Fourth Straight Loss
June 7th, 2014 at 2:26 PM
San Francisco-The New York Mets lost again on Friday night, and it was typical of most of their losses this season. The Mets failed to score a lot of runs, picking up only two two runs on four hits. The two runs was enough for a lead, but their bullpen...

New York Mets Drop Second Consecutive Game to Chicago Cubs
June 5th, 2014 at 9:11 AM
Chicago-Entering the series winners of three in a row, the New York Mets looked to build some momentum against the worst team in baseball, the Chicago Cubs. The Mets have failed to do that. After dropping the series opener 2-1, the Mets (28-31) lost again to the Cubs (22-34) 5-4. ***PHOTO1*** The...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies
June 1st, 2014 at 1:37 PM
After two consecutive 14 inning marathons, the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies are hoping for a much quicker game this afternoon. The Mets (26-29) and Phillies (24-29) have played the equivalent of four games in three days thanks to the extra inning madness of the last two nights. The...

Trying May Leaves New York Mets at Crossroads
June 1st, 2014 at 7:28 AM
After a 15-11 mark in the month of April, the atmosphere around the New York Mets was extremely positive. The Mets were on pace to make Sandy Alderson's 90 win talk a reality, and fans were beginning to feel the vibe of a new and improved team. The wheels fell...

New York Mets Have Few Candidates for All Star Team
May 30th, 2014 at 12:23 PM
Major League Baseball released the first round of voting results for the 2014 All Star Game this week. There were very few New York Mets anywhere to be found on the ballots. Third baseman David Wright was the only Mets player to rank in the top five vote getters (or...

New York Mets Finally Get Some Clutch Hitting in 4-2 Win Over Pittsburgh Pirates
May 27th, 2014 at 11:29 PM
New York-All eyes were on Lamar Johnson for the New York Mets Tuesday night. Johnson was in his first game as hitting coach, replacing the fired Dave Hudgens. The Mets showed some signs of life offensively under Johnson's watch, finally recording clutch hits and looking a little better at the...

New York Mets’ Bullpen Blows Late Lead in 5-3 Loss
May 26th, 2014 at 5:09 PM
New York-The New York Mets were in good shape after seven innings in their Memorial Day affair with the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Mets had a 2-0 lead, got strong pitching from Jacob deGrom, and looked poised to win their second game in a row. The bullpen had something to say...

New York Mets Split Doubleheader with 4-2 Win
May 25th, 2014 at 8:11 PM
New York-After scoring only three runs over the first two games of their three game set with the Arizona Diamondbacks, the concern was growing for the New York Mets. The Mets have had trouble winning low scoring games this season, as they entered the second game of their doubleheader carrying...

New York Mets’ Offense Non-Existant in 2-1 Loss to Open Doubleheader
May 25th, 2014 at 4:38 PM
New York-The New York Mets' offense hit a new low on Sunday afternoon. The Mets opened a doubleheader with the Arizona Diamondbacks looking to score more than the two runs they put up yesterday. They only managed to put up one, and the numbers behind the one run were ugly....

Juan Lagares Shines as New York Mets Defeat Washington Nationals 5-2
May 17th, 2014 at 8:07 PM
Washington, D.C.-The New York Mets got a bit of social media buzz on Friday as a result of their own stubbornness. The Mets sent out their lineup and it didn't include Juan Lagares for the third consecutive day. Lagares, whose Gold Glove caliber defense has helped the Mets win games since...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Washington Nationals
May 17th, 2014 at 12:56 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Mets (19-22) fell a foot short of a dramatic ninth inning rally last night. Daniel Murphy hit a fly ball that was caught by Jayson Werth at the wall, robbing him of a three run homer and a chance to tie the game. The Washington Nationals (22-19)...