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Houston Astros Rally for 4-3 Spring Win Over New York Mets
March 24th, 2015 at 4:20 PM
The New York Mets got off to a good start in their spring training contest with the Houston Astros, jumping to a 3-1 lead early on. The hot hitting stopped there for the Mets, however, who collected only two hits over the course of the afternoon. That would prove to...

New York Mets Ride Matt Harvey, Long Ball to 6-0 Spring Win
March 22nd, 2015 at 5:49 PM
The New York Mets looked locked and loaded in their spring training tuneup against the New York Yankees Sunday afternoon at Tradition Field. Matt Harvey looked dominant, tossing 5.2 shutout innings, and the Mets got four different players to hit homers in the game. The final result was a very...

New York Mets Sweep Split Squad Games
March 19th, 2015 at 7:34 PM
After a rare day off in the spring, the New York Mets got back to action in a big way today. The Mets swept a pair of split squad contests, winning 7-2 over the St. Louis Cardinals on the road and 3-1 over the Houston Astros at Tradition Field. Both...

New York Mets Roll to 13-4 Win Over Washington Nationals
March 14th, 2015 at 5:36 PM
For a second straight day, the New York Mets got some explosive offense in spring training. Like yesterday's game with the Atlanta Braves, the Mets scored early and often against the Washington Nationals. The big blow came early as a three run homer from David Wright put the Mets up...

David Wright Scolds Noah Syndergaard for Eating Lunch During Intrasquad Game
March 4th, 2015 at 5:21 PM
On Tuesday, the New York Mets held their intrasquad game as a tuneup before the preseason kicked off today. Usually intrasquad games are nothing to write home about, simply a chance to give players their first taste of game action since the end of last season. This time, however, there...

New Year’s Resolutions for New York Mets
January 1st, 2015 at 5:15 PM
A big part of the New Year's tradition is the idea of New Years resolutions. While most resolutions don't last long, like almost all of us who resolve to get in better shape for the new year, some actually last throughout the year. With the theme of resolutions in mind,...

David Wright Reaches Out to Sons of Slain NYPD Officer
December 27th, 2014 at 4:25 PM
Just days before Christmas, one of the big stories in the country was the killings of New York City Police Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu by an unstable man. The man claimed the killings to be revenge for police brutality in the Eric Garner case before taking his own...

David Wright’s Career on the New York Mets Can Be Traced Back to Jon Matlack
November 24th, 2014 at 4:29 PM
Everyone has heard the story of how David Wright ended up on the New York Mets. Wright was selected with a compensatory draft pick in 2001. The Mets received that draft pick after lefty Mike Hampton bolted after one season in Queens for an eight year contract in Colorado. While...

David Wright and Travis D’Arnaud Will Visit Hitting Coach Kevin Long This Winter
November 22nd, 2014 at 1:32 PM
New York Mets hitting coach Kevin Long is highly respected throughout baseball and is expected to help the Mets improve their overall approach at the plate this season. Long's work will start in the winter, as several Mets players are expected to visit him in the offseason to get a...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: David Wright
November 16th, 2014 at 1:43 PM
Now that the 2014 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have already taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen. We will now take a look at every player on the active roster from A (Bobby Abreu) to Y (Eric Young Jr)...

David Wright’s Left Shoulder is Improving
November 8th, 2014 at 10:55 PM
One of the keys for the New York Mets in 2015 will be improved health from their captain. Third baseman David Wright's 2014 season was hampered by a left shoulder injury which led to career low power numbers. Wright missed the end of the season; the Mets shut him down...

Mets 101 Season in Review: Surprises and Disappointments
October 7th, 2014 at 1:01 PM
As we continue to look back at the season that was for the New York Mets, we will discuss the biggest surprises and disappointments. The Mets improved their record by five games in 2014, narrowly missing the .500 mark with a 79-83 record. Underneath that record, however, the Mets had...

Mets 101 Season in Review: Offense
October 1st, 2014 at 4:19 PM
The New York Mets 2014 season is over, and as part of our offseason coverage we will take a look back at how the Mets performed in each phase of the game this past season. Over the next several days we will review the Mets' offense, starting pitching, and bullpen....

New York Mets Planning on Adjusting Citi Field Dimensions Again
September 27th, 2014 at 11:36 AM
The New York Mets never seem to be happy with how their home field plays offensively. The Mets opened Citi Field in 2009 to concerns that the park was too big, damaging David Wright's offensive production. The Mets at the time indicated they wouldn't change the dimensions, but caved after...

Mets Shut Down David Wright for Remainder of 2014
September 10th, 2014 at 1:50 AM
The New York Mets announced that captain and third baseman David Wright will be shut down for the remainder of the 2014 season as he looks to recover from shoulder inflammation in preparation for the 2015 MLB season. A press conference took place following Tuesday's 2-0 win over the Colorado...

DeGrom Brilliant as Mets Shutout Rockies 2-0
September 10th, 2014 at 1:34 AM
The New York Mets (70-75) won their third straight and sixth out of their last seven with a 2-0 shutout of the Colorado Rockies (59-86) Tuesday night at Citi Field. Quietly, the Amazins have pulled to within five games of .500 for the first time since exactly one month before,...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Colorado Rockies at New York Mets
September 9th, 2014 at 5:47 PM
After winning 3-2 last night, the New York Mets (69-75) will look to record their second win in a row against the Colorado Rockies (59-85) tonight First pitch at Citi Field is scheduled for 7:10 pm. The Mets will send Rookie of the Year candidate Jacob deGrom (7-6, 2.79 ERA)....

New York Mets Walk Off with Win Against Colorado Rockies
September 8th, 2014 at 10:40 PM
New York-The New York Mets (69-75) continued their strong start to September tonight, but it wasn't easy. The Mets trailed the Colorado Rockies (59-85) 2-1 headed to the bottom of the ninth inning and stared down former teammate LaTroy Hawkins. Hawkins, who was with the Mets last season, didn't record...

Mets 101 Met of the Month, August 2014: Juan Lagares
September 6th, 2014 at 6:39 PM
Mets 101's Met of the Month for August is center fielder Juan Lagares. Lagares hit .268 with two home runs and 14 RBI in August, while putting on a defensive clinic out in center. He edged out Zack Wheeler for the honors, who had maybe his best month of his...

New York Mets Wallop Cincinnati Reds 14-5
September 5th, 2014 at 11:59 PM
Cincinnati-After slumbering through much of the second half, the New York Mets (67-74) got a rare offensive explosion tonight. The Mets took advantage of hitter friendly Great American Ballpark to score a season high 14 runs. That offense would be more than enough to defeat the Cincinnati Reds (66-75) 14-5. ***PHOTO1*** The...