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Mets 101 Game Preview: Cincinnati Reds at New York Mets
April 6th, 2014 at 12:43 PM
The New York Mets (2-3) will look to complete a sweep of the Cincinnati Reds (1-5) Sunday afternoon in their series finale at Citi Field. First pitch is scheduled for 1:10 PM The Mets have rebounded well from an 0-3 start to the season, with two dramatic wins this weekend,...

Duda’s Homers Lift Mets Over Reds 4-3
April 5th, 2014 at 12:06 AM
The New York Mets (1-3) picked up their first win of the 2014 season Friday night over the Cincinnati Reds (1-3) by a score of 4-3 at Citi Field. Newly appointed first baseman Lucas Duda made his presence felt with two home runs that ultimately gave the Amazins the offense...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Cincinnati Reds at New York Mets
April 4th, 2014 at 6:35 PM
The New York Mets (0-3) will look to pick up their first win of the 2014 season as they welcome the Cincinnati Reds (1-2) to Citi Field Friday night. First pitch is scheduled for 7 PM. The big lineup news of the afternoon came at first base, as manager Terry Collins...

Mets Drop Finale 8-2, Nationals Complete Sweep
April 4th, 2014 at 10:14 AM
The New York Mets (0-3) lost their third straight game to the Washington Nationals (3-0) by a score of 8-2 Thursday afternoon at Citi Field. The winless start to the season is the franchise's worst since 2005, when the Mets went 0-5 to open the campaign. The afternoon started off promising...

New York Mets’ Bullpen Implodes in Extra Inning Loss to Washington Nationals
March 31st, 2014 at 5:20 PM
Everything seemed to be going the New York Mets' way early in the day on Monday. The Mets built a 4-2 lead against the Washington Nationals and starter Dillon Gee had a strong outing. The Mets' bullpen, however, got involved and everything went downhill from there. The Mets' relievers combined...

Mets 101 2014 Season Preview Roundtable
March 30th, 2014 at 4:54 PM
With the 2014 regular season set to kick off tomorrow afternoon, the New York Mets are facing an interesting year. 2014 was eyed by the Mets as a year to move back towards contention after three years of rebuilding under general manager Sandy Alderson's watch. The Mets certainly made a few...

Mets Drop Grapefruit League Finale to Nationals 4-0
March 27th, 2014 at 9:49 PM
The New York Mets (14-14) wrapped up their 2014 Grapefruit League season Thursday afternoon with a 4-0 loss to their NL East rival Washington Nationals (15-13). Jordan Zimmerman (2-0, 0.50) shut the Mets down for five innings, allowing no runs on four hits and no walks with three strikeouts in...

New York Mets Win Exhibition Matchup in Las Vegas
March 15th, 2014 at 8:29 PM
The New York Mets got a break from the typical Grapefruit League action when they scheduled a pair of exhibition split squad games against the Chicago Cubs in Las Vegas. The Mets have suffered from their location in spring training, as they are relatively isolated in Port St. Lucie and...

Terry Collins Considering Batting Pitchers Eighth in His Lineup
March 6th, 2014 at 12:45 PM
The New York Mets have been offensively challenged for a few seasons now. While the Mets made strides to improve their lineup in the offseason by adding outfielders Curtis Granderson and Chris Young, they still have a number of questions offensively. With the prospect of a major addition before the...

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...

David Wright Expects New York Mets to Be More Successful in 2014
January 13th, 2014 at 8:37 PM
While the New York Mets have been busy this winter, one man who has been relatively quiet has been third baseman David Wright. After inking an eight year, 138 million dollar extension with the club last winter, Wright essentially became the face of the franchise. While Wright offered to pitch...

Mets 101 All Star Memories: David Wright (2006-2010, 2012-2013)
December 19th, 2013 at 11:19 AM
As our All Star Memories Series winds down we are catching up to the present in the New York Mets' All Star timeline. Today's entry in the series looks at the man who has tied (and will likely break) the franchise record for All Star appearances, third baseman David Wright....

Mets 101 All Star Memories: Johan Santana (2009)
December 3rd, 2013 at 11:48 PM
***PHOTO1*** When the New York Mets signed starting pitcher Johan Santana prior to the 2008 season, the southpaw had already appeared in three MLB All-Star Games and won two Cy Young Awards. The Mets shelled out a six-year, $137.5 Million contract after acquiring their new ace in a trade with...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: David Wright
November 27th, 2013 at 10:13 AM
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 Jr)...

Mets 101 All-Star Memories: Carlos Beltran (2005-07, 2009, 2011)
November 19th, 2013 at 12:44 AM
After years of less-than stellar outfield production, the New York Mets added some star power to the lineup in prior to the 2005 season when they signed playoff hero Carlos Beltran to a seven-year, $119 million contract. Beltran was a Met for the majority of that contract, rewarding the franchise...

David Wright Helping to Recruit Players to New York Mets
November 10th, 2013 at 10:18 PM
When the New York Mets named David Wright their captain this season, they expected several things. The Mets expected Wright to produce on the field, which he did again with another All Star season. The Mets also expected Wright to contribute off the field, which he did by representing the...

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...

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...

Mike Piazza Gets His Due, is Inducted into Mets Hall of Fame
September 30th, 2013 at 10:33 PM
On a chilly Sunday afternoon, the New York Mets took time to honor the most prolific hitting catcher of all-time, Mike Piazza, by inducting the former slugger into the Mets Hall of Fame. The twenty-seventh member of the club, Piazza was flanked by former teammates John Franco and Edgardo Alfonzo,...