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Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Arizona Diamondbacks
April 14th, 2014 at 7:03 PM
After getting thumped by the Los Angeles Angels 14-2 yesterday afternoon, it was easy to feel down about the New York Mets. Nothing went right for the Mets (5-7) at all. Starting pitcher Bartolo Colon got shelled, giving up nine runs in five innings. The bullpen gave up five more...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Frank Francisco
October 27th, 2013 at 7:30 PM
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...

Mets 101 Season in Review: Bullpen
October 3rd, 2013 at 5:42 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 will look...

Mets 101 Minor League Mondays Season in Review: Gulf Coast Mets
September 30th, 2013 at 11:42 PM
After a one-year hiatus, the Gulf Coast League Mets returned to action in 2013, once again playing out of the Mets Spring Training headquarters in Port St. Lucie, Florida. The cash-strapped franchise had cut the program in a cost-saving maneuver but GM Sandy Alderson saw the need to reinstate the...

Washington Nationals Sweep New York Mets Behind Long Ball Barrage
September 12th, 2013 at 5:19 PM
New York-The Washington Nationals were hot entering their series with the New York Mets. Washington had been on a 19-9 run prior to their series with New York, and had pulled themselves back into the wild card chase after a disappointing first four months of the season. While it remains...

Mets 101 News and Notes: Injury Updates Edition
September 10th, 2013 at 11:21 AM
The second half of the season has been tough for the New York Mets injury wise. The Mets have lost a lot of players to injury, including their best hitter (David Wright) and pitcher (Matt Harvey), forcing new names to step up and contribute. The Mets have announced a lot...

Eric Young Jr.’s RBI Double in 9th Puts New York Mets Past Cleveland Indians 2-1
September 9th, 2013 at 7:37 AM
Cleveland—Eric Young Jr. delivered a go ahead, two-out, RBI double in the top of the ninth inning to push the New York Mets (64-77) past the Cleveland Indians (76-66) by a score of 2-1.  Frank Francisco took the win in his first appearance of the season, working out of a bases...

Mets 101 News and Notes: New York Mets Add Daisuke Matsuzaka
August 22nd, 2013 at 1:49 PM
With pitchers Jenrry Mejia and Jeremy Hefner going down with season ending injuries in the last week, the New York Mets found themselves in a dilemma. The team intended to use its reserve of starting pitching depth to get both Zack Wheeler and Matt Harvey to pitch to the end...

Mets 101 News and Notes: Jeremy Hefner May Require Tommy John Surgery
August 17th, 2013 at 4:03 PM
After finishing the first half on a strong note, New York Mets' starter Jeremy Hefner looked to have established himself as a solid contributor to the team's starting rotation. Hefner struggled out of the gate in the second half, and was placed on the disabled list with a sore elbow...

Report: Frank Francisco Advised Jenrry Mejia to Stay in Port St. Lucie Rather than Return to Majors
July 31st, 2013 at 12:05 PM
***PHOTO1*** One of the biggest busts for the New York Mets this season has been reliever Frank Francisco. Francisco, who entered spring training as the Mets' closer, has not pitched this season due to ongoing soreness in his right elbow. The injury is confusing Mets' doctors, who have reportedly found no...

Mets 101 News and Notes: Travis D’Arnaud to Return Thursday
July 22nd, 2013 at 11:59 PM
A look at New York Mets news and notes for Monday, July 22, 2013. Travis d'Arnaud to Return Thursday The Mets top catching prospect is scheduled to play in his first game since he went on the DL with a fractured foot in April. The 24-year-old was cleared to resume baseball activities...

New York Mets Pitcher Bobby Parnell Puts It All Together in 2013
June 8th, 2013 at 10:51 AM
When Bobby Parnell made it to the majors, it was clear what the New York Mets had on their hands: a power-pitching reliever who threw the ball in excess of 99 MPH.   His control and secondary pitches were behind in his development, but when you have a guy that throws...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets
April 28th, 2013 at 11:16 AM
The New York Mets will look to end their long home stand on a winning note this afternoon as they wrap up their three game set with the Philadelphia Phillies. First pitch is at 1:10 pm at Citi Field. A win would be critical for the Mets, who have dropped three...

New York Mets Injury Report: Johan Santana Will not Break Camp with Team
March 23rd, 2013 at 2:17 PM
In a piece of news that will not come as much of a surprise for fans, the New York Mets announced today that Johan Santana will not break camp with the team. The news (according to MetsBlog.com's report) gets more discouraging from there, as the team is unsure when Santana...

Mets 101 News, Notes and Injury Updates
February 28th, 2013 at 9:20 PM
As Spring Training continues, the Mets have moved closer to officially naming David Wright captain of the 2013 squad. Manager Terry Collins has been polling players on the subject and is likely to make an official announcement before Wright leaves to represent Team USA at the World Baseball Classic on Friday. ***PHOTO1*** Here's a look...

Mets 101 News and Notes: Spring Training Week 2
February 21st, 2013 at 8:00 AM
Spring Training is officially underway as the Mets have made their way to Port St. Lucie to get ready for the 2013 season.  The Mets have been working hard down in Florida and there has been no shortage of news for this week’s edition of Mets 101 News and Notes. Frank...

Mets 101 News and Notes: Spring Training Edition, Week One
February 13th, 2013 at 7:29 AM
As the northeast braces for another six weeks of winter, signs that spring is approaching are starting to appear. Throughout the major leagues, teams are reporting to spring training in Florida and Arizona in advance of the 2013 baseball season. The New York Mets are no different, as Monday marked...

New York Mets Closer Frank Francisco Has Bone Spur Removed from Throwing Elbow
December 20th, 2012 at 7:57 PM
 ***PHOTO1*** According to MLB.com, New York Mets closer Frank Francisco had surgery in his right throwing elbow, to remove bone spurs on Tuesday.  The surgery was performed by Dr. David Altchek.  As of right now Francisco is expected to make a full recover and ready for opening day.  Good news for...

Mets 101 Position Review: Relief Pitching
December 10th, 2012 at 11:17 PM
As part of Mets 101's offseason position reviews, we have taken a look at how each unit of the New York Mets performed in 2012 and what changes (if any) can be expected in 2013. We will wrap up our position reviews with a look at the most beleaguered unit...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Ramon Ramirez
November 9th, 2012 at 11:26 PM
Now that the 2012 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting rotation, and bullpen this past season.  We will now take a look at every player on the roster from A (Manny Acosta) to Y (Chris Young)...