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New York Mets Expected to Change Hitting Coach Next Season
September 29th, 2014 at 8:21 PM
After firing Dave Hudgens back in May, the New York Mets named Lamar Johnson their interim hitting coach. Johnson, who has worked in the organization for years, did a good job helping the Mets' young hitters improve over the course of the season. In spite of his good work, Johnson...

Mets 101 All Star Memories: Edgardo Alfonzo (2000)
October 29th, 2013 at 12:38 PM
One of the most popular players on the New York Mets in the late 90's was second baseman Edgardo Alfonzo. Alfonzo, known as "Fonzie" by Mets fans, played with the Mets from 1995 until 2002. Alfonzo played both second and third for the Mets, and he was a key catalyst...

Will Daniel Murphy Be the Long Term Answer at Second Base?
August 23rd, 2013 at 11:21 AM
With the position-less Wilmer Flores knocking on the door and arbitration looming, the New York Mets need to make a decision regarding Daniel Murphy and his future as the Mets second baseman. Murphy is the first consistently effective second baseman the Mets have had in years, following a decade of...

Mets 101 News and Notes: Jon Niese Due for MRI on Monday
July 4th, 2013 at 12:41 PM
The Fourth of July is here, and for many Americans the day is all about barbecues and baseball. The New York Mets will be celebrating the holiday by hosting the Arizona Diamondbacks at 1:10 pm, but one member of the Mets is awaiting an MRI that could determine the future...

Mets 101 Seven in Seven Series: Mike Piazza Timeline #3-Lifting New York’s Spirits Following 9/11
January 19th, 2013 at 2:53 PM
Just in time for the New Year, Mets 101's Seven in Seven series returns as our gift to you. Each week, the Mets 101 staff will begin a countdown of topics related to the New York Mets (i.e. best third baseman, worst defeat, etc.). We will begin our countdowns with...

Mets 101 Seven in Seven: Biggest Blockbuster Met Moves – #1 – the Mike Piazza Trade
December 20th, 2012 at 10:39 PM
Just in time for the holiday season, Mets 101's Seven in Seven series returns as our gift to you. Each week, the Mets 101 staff will begin a countdown of topics related to the New York Mets (i.e. best third baseman, worst defeat, etc.). We will begin our countdowns with...

New York Mets 50th Anniversary: Constructing a 50th Anniversary Team Lineup
September 24th, 2012 at 12:08 PM
As the New York Mets' 50th anniversary season comes to a close, one of the more interesting ideas that has floated around the Mets 101 newsroom is how one would construct a lineup of the top players in Mets history. Interesting decisions surrounded this process, including a particularly crazy debate...

New York Mets 50th Anniversary: Top Second Basemen in Mets History
May 22nd, 2012 at 7:32 PM
To commemorate the New York Mets 50th anniversary in 2012, Mets 101 continues to take a look at the top Mets by position. Second base has always been a position of high turnover, with many Met squads employing stop-gap, veteran players for a season or two on the backend of their career. Especially In recent years, where players like Jose Valentin, Luis Castillo and Damion Easley were fixtures up...