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Mets Score Four in the Thirteenth, Sweep Phillies with 9-5 Win
August 28th, 2015 at 12:18 AM
The New York Mets (71-56) finished off a sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies (50-78) with a 9-5 win Thursday night at Citizens Bank Park. It took thirteen innings but the Mets offense exploded in the top of the thirteenth, with a big two-RBI double by Daniel Murphy followed by a...

New York Mets’ Eight Homers Bail Out Jacob DeGrom in 14-7 Win
August 24th, 2015 at 11:02 PM
Philadelphia-While New York Mets' starting pitcher Jacob deGrom has been sensational this season, every pitcher has an off day. deGrom certainly had his today, lacking control of his fastball and serving up three homers to get bounced from the game in the third inning. A month ago, the Philadelphia Phillies...

Logan Verrett Delivers Harvey-Esque Performance as Mets Sweep Rockies
August 23rd, 2015 at 10:56 PM
Denver-The New York Mets were met with some skepticism when they announced their plan to skip Matt Harvey's scheduled start against the Colorado Rockies earlier in the week. The decision arguably cost the Mets a game on Wednesday, when Verrett was pulled after one six pitch inning of relief, so...

Urrutia’s Walk-Off Homer Lifts Orioles Over Mets 5-4
August 19th, 2015 at 11:08 PM
The New York Mets (64-56) dropped the second game of their two game series with the Baltimore Orioles (62-57) by a score of 5-4 Wednesday night at Camden Yards. Henry Urrutia had the decisive hit, leading off the bottom of the ninth with a walk off solo homer to deep...

Granderson, DeGrom, Lead Mets Over Orioles 5-3
August 19th, 2015 at 12:57 AM
The New York Mets (64-55) snapped a three game losing streak by taking the first of two with the Baltimore Orioles (61-57) Tuesday night at Camden Yards by a score of 5-3. Jacob deGrom continued to dominate, holding the O's to just four hits through the first seven innings, while...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates at New York Mets
August 15th, 2015 at 5:36 PM
The New York Mets (63-53) saw their four game winning streak get snapped last night. The Pittsburgh Pirates (67-46) scored twice in the 10th inning to defeat the Mets 3-2. Fortunately for the Mets, the Washington Nationals lost again to the San Francisco Giants after Nats' ace Max Scherzer got...

New York Mets Rout Colorado Rockies 12-3 to Complete Series Sweep
August 13th, 2015 at 3:29 PM
New York-The New York Mets are riding high, and have been on an absolute tear since the trade deadline. Since acquiring Yoenis Cespedes on July 31st, the Mets had won 10 of 12 games, including the first three of their series with the Colorado Rockies. The trend continued today, as...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Colorado Rockies at New York Mets
August 13th, 2015 at 10:48 AM
The National League East lead just keeps growing for the New York Mets (62-52). After winning over the Colorado Rockies (47-65) for the third straight night, the Mets' NL East lead is up to 3.5 games after the Washington Nationals lost again. The Mets are also 10 games over .500...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Colorado Rockies at New York Mets
August 11th, 2015 at 6:44 PM
The New York Mets (60-52) have been finding ways to win of late. Last night's game with the Colorado Rockies (47-64) was no different. The Mets rallied for three runs in the seventh inning to defeat the Rockies 4-2, maintaining their 1.5 game lead over the Washington Nationals in the...

New York Mets Rally for 4-2 Victory Over Colorado Rockies
August 10th, 2015 at 10:53 PM
New York-Things were looking a little dicey for the New York Mets tonight. The Mets entered the seventh inning trailing 2-1 against the Colorado Rockies, and were being one hit by Rockies' starter Jon Gray. Rockies' manager Walt Weiss made a curious call, pulling Gray after six innings despite Gray...

Tampa Bay Rays Rally to Take Series from New York Mets
August 9th, 2015 at 10:44 PM
Tampa-When the New York Mets grabbed an early 3-0 lead over the Tampa Bay Rays and ace Chris Archer, things were looking good. The Mets wanted to get this game to win the series, and Bartolo Colon got off to a good start. With the Mets' bullpen having been used...

New York Mets Rally in Ninth for Seventh Straight Victory
August 7th, 2015 at 11:44 PM
Tampa-There is no doubt there is a different energy around the New York Mets these days. Even when it doesn't look like it will be their night, the Mets have found a way to fight back. Today's game with the Tampa Bay Rays was no different. The Rays put themselves...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Tampa Bay Rays
August 7th, 2015 at 3:43 PM
The New York Mets (58-50) are back on track. Winners of six straight, the Mets have swept two straight series against National League East foes. The last series came in Miami against the Marlins, including an 8-6 victory Wednesday night where the Mets survived a six run ninth inning outburst...

New York Mets Defeat Miami Marlins 8-6 to Complete Series Sweep
August 5th, 2015 at 10:26 PM
Miami-The New York Mets may be playing their best baseball of the season at the right time. After sweeping the Washington Nationals over the weekend, there was some concern the Mets could suffer a letdown against the lowly Miami Marlins. The Mets (58-50) made sure those concerns were rendered moot,...

New York Mets Launch Three Homers in Third, Win 5-2 to Move into First Place Tie
August 2nd, 2015 at 10:55 PM
New York-The New York Mets came into this weekend's series with the Washington Nationals looking to make a statement. The Nationals entered the weekend up three games on the Mets in the National League East, and the Mets wanted to win this series to show they would be a factor...

New York Mets Explode for 15-2 Rout of Los Angeles Dodgers
July 25th, 2015 at 10:48 PM
New York-It's amazing how much of a difference seeing major league hitters walk into the clubhouse can have on the psyche of a team. The New York Mets welcomed Kelly Johnson and Juan Uribe to their club on Friday, and Johnson was slotted right into the lineup as the cleanup...

Mets 101 Roundtable Special: Revisiting Our Pre-Season Predictions
July 14th, 2015 at 10:40 AM
With the All Star Break here, the time has come to look back at the first half that was for the New York Mets. The Mets find themselves in a good spot at the break, with a record of 47-42 and just one game out of the second wild card...

Kirk Nieuwenhuis Homers Three Times as New York Mets Sweep Arizona Diamondbacks
July 12th, 2015 at 4:01 PM
New York-The New York Mets haven't had a ton of offense lately. Prior to this series against the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Mets had hit only one homer in their past 10 games. That changed dramatically this weekend, as the Mets swatted 10 homers in the series. Four of those long...

New York Mets’ Bats Finally Break Out in 8-0 Romp Over Los Angeles Dodgers
July 5th, 2015 at 9:11 PM
Los Angeles-The theme for the New York Mets for much of this past month has been great pitching with no offensive support. A series against the National League West leaders, the Los Angeles Dodgers, didn't provide much hope to break out of the offensive drought. After a surprising split of...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Chicago Cubs at New York Mets
July 2nd, 2015 at 11:46 AM
The next run the New York Mets (40-39) score in this series will be their first in three days. Unsurprisingly, the anemic offense has allowed the Chicago Cubs (41-35) to shut out the Mets for two straight games. The Cubs are 6-0 against the Mets so far this season, and...