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Mets 101 Season in Review: Bullpen
October 3rd, 2014 at 7:05 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....

Mets 101 Season in Review: Coaching Staff
October 2nd, 2014 at 11:26 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....

DeGrom K’s First Eight, Mets Still Lose to Marlins 6-5
September 16th, 2014 at 12:23 AM
The New York Mets (72-79) dropped their series opener with the Miami Marlins (73-76) Monday night at Citi Field by a score of 6-5. Mets starter Jacob deGrom tied a MLB record by striking out the first eight batters of the ballgame and would pitch New York within six outs...

New York Mets Plan to Protect Young Arms Down Stretch
September 12th, 2014 at 2:05 PM
The New York Mets have faint playoff hopes, but they are not letting those hopes stand in the way of their future. The Mets would certainly like to have a miraculous run or even finish .500, but that is irrelevant compared to the long term view. Terry Collins and his...

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,...

Eighth Inning Implosion Costs New York Mets in 9-6 Loss
September 1st, 2014 at 5:48 PM
Miami-The New York Mets (64-74) started off their final month of the 2014 season on a very bad note. The Mets blew two separate leads against the Miami Marlins (67-69), who rallied for a 9-6 win. The biggest culprit was relief pitcher Jeurys Familia (L, 2-4), who gave up three...

Report: New York Mets Planning to Use Bobby Parnell as Closer in 2015
August 23rd, 2014 at 3:39 PM
Jenrry Mejia's emergence as a solid closer for the New York Mets has been an unexpected development to say the least. Mejia had long resisted a move to the bullpen, but the Mets believed that Mejia would be more effective and healthier as a reliever. The move paid off in...

Four Run Seventh Inning Powers New York Mets to Series Win in Philadelphia
August 11th, 2014 at 4:07 PM
Philadelphia-The New York Mets have had their share of tough losses this season. Yesterday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies, when the Mets blew a 6-1 lead and fell 7-6 in walkoff fashion, certainly qualified. The Mets have shown an ability to bounce back this year from those losses that hasn't...

Lucas Duda’s RBI Single Helps New York Mets to 11 Inning Victory
August 9th, 2014 at 11:57 PM
Philadelphia-The New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies have played quite a few extra inning contests in Philadelphia this season. The Mets and Phillies played three straight extra inning contests back in June, and the two teams needed 11 innings to settle tonight's contest. The Mets (56-61) got the last laugh...

San Francisco Giants Score in Ninth Inning to Win Series with New York Mets
August 4th, 2014 at 4:42 PM
New York-The New York Mets fancy themselves as playoff contenders, but they were on the verge of blowing a golden opportunity this afternoon. The Mets got to face the wild card leaders, the San Francisco Giants, over the weekend for a four game set. The Mets dropped two of the...

Drastic Improvement Gives New York Mets Best July Mark in Six Years
July 31st, 2014 at 5:48 AM
The New York Mets looked dead in the water entering July. Coming off a lousy month of June, the Mets appeared to be on the verge of irrelevance before the All Star Break even hit. The Mets lost their first two games of the month to complete a three game...

Zack Wheeler Strong as New York Mets Blow Out Philadelphia Phillies 11-2
July 30th, 2014 at 4:29 PM
New York-An underreported development in the New York Mets' strong play for the last month has been the emergence of right hander Zack Wheeler. Wheeler has found a new gear over the last few weeks, entering today's start with the Philadelphia Phillies on a tear. Wheeler was 2-0 with a...

Jeurys Familia and Jenrry Mejia Have Become Lethal 1-2 Punch for New York Mets’ Bullpen
July 24th, 2014 at 8:53 AM
For years, the New York Mets struggled to put a bullpen together. The Mets have rolled through various high and low cost veterans for the past five years trying to find a mix of relievers that could effectively close games for them. No combination has worked, causing the Mets to...

New York Mets Start Off Second Half with 5-4 Win Over San Diego Padres
July 19th, 2014 at 7:24 AM
San Diego-The New York Mets finished off the first half of their season well, and looked to carry the momentum forward into the second half. The All Star Break has been problematic for the Mets over the years, as they seem to come back and take a few weeks to...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Atlanta Braves at New York Mets
July 9th, 2014 at 4:29 PM
After hearing their manager dub the series with the Atlanta Braves as "huge", the New York Mets have responded nicely. The Mets (41-49) have won the first two games of the four game series and three in a row overall. The Mets will look to make it a season high...

Jeurys Familia’s Eighth Inning Meltdown Costs New York Mets Game
June 30th, 2014 at 11:13 PM
Atlanta-The New York Mets let another game slip through their fingers in Atlanta. The Mets have let far too many leads slip away this season due to a failure to tack on runs and the failures of the bullpen. The goat for the Mets (37-46)  tonight was reliever Jeurys Familia,...

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 Split Doubleheader with 4-2 Win
May 25th, 2014 at 8:11 PM
New York-After scoring only three runs over the first two games of their three game set with the Arizona Diamondbacks, the concern was growing for the New York Mets. The Mets have had trouble winning low scoring games this season, as they entered the second game of their doubleheader carrying...

How Can the Mets Fix the Bullpen?
May 17th, 2014 at 12:07 AM
It's been a busy week for the New York Mets' transaction wire, as nine players have been either called up or sent down in the past seven days. Change was imminent, as the ballclub has been struggling mightily in May, posting a 4-11 record following Friday night's loss to Washington....

New York Mets Walk Off with 4-3 Win Over Miami Marlins
April 25th, 2014 at 10:54 PM
New York-The New York Mets have not been a very pretty team to watch in the early going in 2014. The Mets have struggled to score runs, ranking towards the bottom of the National League in many offensive categories. The Mets also have had their share of bullpen struggles, but...