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Bartolo Colon Comes Back to Earth as New York Mets Drop Series Finale
June 29th, 2014 at 5:55 PM
Pittsburgh-For his last seven starts, Bartolo Colon was pitching on another planet. Colon had gone 6-0 with a 1.58 ERA in his last seven turns for the New York Mets heading into his start this afternoon with the Pittsburgh Pirates. It turned out to be only a lucky seven, however,...

Lucas Duda a Long Way Away from Earning an Extension
June 23rd, 2014 at 12:29 AM
The next three-plus months will be huge for New York Mets first baseman Lucas Duda, who will be playing for his Mets future with contract negoitations coming up at season's end. The 28-year old Duda will be arbitration eligible, something the Mets will want to avoid, should his performance warrant...

Bartolo Colon Delivers Strong Outing as New York Mets Win Series with Pittsburgh Pirates
May 28th, 2014 at 4:18 PM
New York-Wednesday afternoon was Bartolo Colon's first start after celebrating his 41st birthday on Saturday. Colon, who entered today's game with a 3-5 record and carrying an ugly 5.34 ERA, has had some rough moments in a New York Mets uniform. Today's game wasn't one of them. Colon threw 7.1...

New York Mets Finally Get Some Clutch Hitting in 4-2 Win Over Pittsburgh Pirates
May 27th, 2014 at 11:29 PM
New York-All eyes were on Lamar Johnson for the New York Mets Tuesday night. Johnson was in his first game as hitting coach, replacing the fired Dave Hudgens. The Mets showed some signs of life offensively under Johnson's watch, finally recording clutch hits and looking a little better at the...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates at New York Mets
May 26th, 2014 at 12:32 PM
After splitting a double header with the Arizona Diamondbacks yesterday, the New York Mets find themselves sitting with a 2-4 record through the first six games of a nine game home stand. The Mets (22-27) do have a chance to secure a winning home stand when they face off with...

Breaking News: New York Mets Deal Ike Davis to Pittsburgh Pirates
April 18th, 2014 at 7:18 PM
The New York Mets took a very long time to release their lineup on Friday night. Most teams typically release their lineups three hours before a game, so when 6:30 rolled around without a lineup people began to wonder if something was up. The Mets were planning on activating Chris...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Arizona Diamondbacks
April 16th, 2014 at 1:31 PM
After cruising to a 9-0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks last night, the New York Mets reached the .500 mark for the first time this season. The Mets (7-7) have won the first two games of their series with the Diamondbacks (4-13) by a combined score of 16-2. The Mets...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Los Angeles Angels
April 12th, 2014 at 6:14 PM
After suffering a 5-4 extra inning loss last night, the New York Mets will look to bounce back. The Mets (4-6) will try to win the middle game of their three game set with the Los Angeles Angels tonight at 9:05 pm. The Mets will send lefty Jonathon Niese (0-1,...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Atlanta Braves
April 10th, 2014 at 6:30 PM
The New York Mets (3-5) wrap up their three-game series with the Atlanta Braves (5-3) Thursday evening at Turner Field. First pitch is scheduled for 7:00 PM. The NL East rivals have split the first two games of the set, with the Mets taking the opener 4-0 before dropping last...

New York Mets Need to Stick to First Base Plan
April 10th, 2014 at 12:32 PM
After last night's loss to the Atlanta Braves, manager Terry Collins announced that Ike Davis would get the start at first base Thursday night. It will be Davis' third start of the season, and one that is probably deserved since Davis has done well in limited playing time so far....

Strikeouts Could Become a Problem for New York Mets’ Offense
April 7th, 2014 at 8:15 PM
***PHOTO1*** When the New York Mets added Curtis Granderson and Chris Young in the offseason, many pundits praised the signings for adding power to the Mets' punchless offense. The Mets only hit 130 home runs as a team last season, which was the sixth worst power production in the majors. Granderson...

Cincinnati Reds Squeak by New York Mets 2-1 in Series Finale
April 6th, 2014 at 6:47 PM
New York-After the New York Mets won the first two games of their weekend series, fans were hopeful they could complete a sweep and stabilize their record. The Mets had dropped the first three games of their season to the Washington Nationals, but they could level their record by sweeping...

Ike Davis’ Walk Off Grand Slam Lifts New York Mets to 6-3 Victory
April 5th, 2014 at 5:16 PM
New York-The first base competition was deemed over by manager Terry Collins yesterday. Lucas Duda was named the New York Mets' first baseman and hit two homers in his first game as the starter yesterday, seemingly ending any debate for a while. Ike Davis had the last laugh in today's game...

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 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...

New York Mets Split Final Split Squad Games of Spring
March 23rd, 2014 at 6:18 PM
One of the unique quirks of spring training is the split squad game. The split squads allow major league teams to split their teams in half, giving them the opportunity to create more at bats and innings for players fighting to make the roster to show what they can do....

New York Mets Look Sharp in 10-2 Exhibition Win Over Miami Marlins
March 22nd, 2014 at 7:16 PM
***PHOTO1*** With the season less than 10 days away, the New York Mets are looking to get their regular contributors more time to get ready for the season. The Mets faced off with the Miami Marlins today with a chance to measure up against the division rivals early in the year....

Ike Davis and Lucas Duda Return in 9-1 Victory for New York Mets
March 21st, 2014 at 5:44 PM
The expected first base battle for the New York Mets was slowed this spring due to injury. Prior to Friday's game, Ike Davis and Lucas Duda had totaled 13 combined at bats while battling injuries. Duda had missed time with a hamstring injury, while Davis dealt with a calf issue....

First Base Battle Disrupted by Injuries for New York Mets
March 10th, 2014 at 12:50 PM
One of the big headlines for the New York Mets this spring has been the battle for the first base job. Lucas Duda and Ike Davis were expected to spend much of the spring competing for that job, with manager Terry Collins even vowing to get Davis 100 at bats...

New York Mets Drop First Two Exhibition Contests
March 1st, 2014 at 4:56 PM
The Mets kicked off their spring training slate on Friday afternoon with a matchup against the Washington Nationals. They lost that contest 5-4, and lost another game today with the Miami Marlins 8-1. While spring training results are meaningless, the games do offer some clues on key performers to watch...