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New York Mets Defeat Boston Red Sox 5-4 to Avoid Sweep
August 30th, 2015 at 5:57 PM
New York-The New York Mets looked absolutely exhausted in the opening games of their weekend set with the Boston Red Sox. The Red Sox took full advantage of the Mets' tired efforts, winning the first two games of the three game set. The Mets got a bit more rest ahead...

New York Mets’ Bullpen Appears Perilously Thin at Crucial Time
August 20th, 2015 at 7:09 PM
Once a defined strength of the New York Mets, the club's bullpen has eroded over the last few weeks. The addition of Tyler Clippard looked to be a move to fortify a strong unit back in late July, but Clippard merely replaced Jenrry Mejia after the latter was suspended for...

New York Mets Rally for 4-2 Victory Over Colorado Rockies
August 10th, 2015 at 10:53 PM
New York-Things were looking a little dicey for the New York Mets tonight. The Mets entered the seventh inning trailing 2-1 against the Colorado Rockies, and were being one hit by Rockies' starter Jon Gray. Rockies' manager Walt Weiss made a curious call, pulling Gray after six innings despite Gray...

New York Mets Rally in Ninth for Seventh Straight Victory
August 7th, 2015 at 11:44 PM
Tampa-There is no doubt there is a different energy around the New York Mets these days. Even when it doesn't look like it will be their night, the Mets have found a way to fight back. Today's game with the Tampa Bay Rays was no different. The Rays put themselves...

New York Mets Defeat Miami Marlins 8-6 to Complete Series Sweep
August 5th, 2015 at 10:26 PM
Miami-The New York Mets may be playing their best baseball of the season at the right time. After sweeping the Washington Nationals over the weekend, there was some concern the Mets could suffer a letdown against the lowly Miami Marlins. The Mets (58-50) made sure those concerns were rendered moot,...

Lucas Duda’s Big Night Puts New York Mets on Brink of First Place
August 1st, 2015 at 10:33 PM
New York-The New York Mets declared they were serious yesterday about becoming contenders when they acquired Yoenis Cespedes from the Detroit Tigers. Cespedes made his Mets' debut tonight and fans turned out in droves for the huge game with the Washington Nationals, giving Citi Field an electric feeling it hasn't...

New York Mets’ Bullpen Blows 7-1 Lead, San Diego Padres Rally for 8-7 Win
July 30th, 2015 at 7:24 PM
New York-The last 24 hours have been a weird sideshow in Queens. After all the drama of the non-trade between the New York Mets and Milwaukee Brewers, today's game provided them a chance to get back on the field quickly. The Mets looked fine early, jumping to a 7-1 lead...

Juan Uribe Lifts New York Mets to Walkoff Win Over Los Angeles Dodgers
July 26th, 2015 at 5:40 PM
New York-Today's game between the New York Mets and Los Angeles Dodgers was predicted to be a stellar pitching showdown, and for eight innings it was. Jacob deGrom outdueled Zack Greinke, leaving in the eighth inning with a 2-0 lead and Jeurys Familia in for a four out save. Familia...

Kirk Nieuwenhuis Homers Three Times as New York Mets Sweep Arizona Diamondbacks
July 12th, 2015 at 4:01 PM
New York-The New York Mets haven't had a ton of offense lately. Prior to this series against the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Mets had hit only one homer in their past 10 games. That changed dramatically this weekend, as the Mets swatted 10 homers in the series. Four of those long...

Matt Harvey Uses Arm and Bat to Extend New York Mets’ Winning Streak
July 11th, 2015 at 6:45 PM
New York-Matt Harvey has been in a bit of a funk lately. Since the New York Mets went back to the six man rotation, Harvey has struggled with his command and looked shaky overall. Things were much better for the Mets' ace today against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Harvey got tagged...

Noah Syndergaard Strikes Out 13 as Mets Beat Diamondbacks 4-2
July 10th, 2015 at 11:44 PM
New York-The New York Mets got bad news about one of their top pitching prospects yesterday, as Steven Matz hit the disabled list with a partially torn lat muscle. While Mets' fans got to freak out a bit about the loss of Matz, another top young arm shone on the...

Jeurys Familia Bringing up Rear in All Star Final Vote
July 9th, 2015 at 10:57 AM
New York Mets' closer Jeurys Familia was snubbed by National League manager Bruce Bochy for the All Star team on Monday. Thanks to a rule requiring all teams be represented at the Mid-Summer Classic, Francisco Rodriguez and Jonathan Papelbon made the team ahead of Familia. Bochy attempted to rectify the...

Jacob DeGrom Masterful as New York Mets Complete Winning Road Trip
July 8th, 2015 at 6:16 PM
San Francisco-The New York Mets have, at this point, only one All Star. Jacob deGrom will be making the trip to Cincinnati next week all by himself unless Jeurys Familia wins the Final Vote, which is unlikely at this point. Today against the San Francisco Giants, deGrom showed why he...

New York Mets Score Three in Ninth to Beat San Francisco Giants
July 7th, 2015 at 5:52 AM
San Francisco-The New York Mets' offense looked like it might take a night off after exploding for eight runs in Los Angeles on Sunday. San Francisco Giants' starter Chris Heston confounded the Mets over 7.1 shutout innings of work, although he did surrender three hits and walk four this time....

Jacob DeGrom Named to National League All Star Team, Jeurys Familia in Final Vote Mix
July 6th, 2015 at 10:31 PM
In the end, most figured that the only two All Star candidates the New York Mets really had were starting pitcher Jacob deGrom and closer Jeurys Familia. Mets' skipper Terry Collins stumped for both of his players' candidacies over the weekend, although he noted he has no control over the...

Jacob DeGrom, Jeurys Familia Likeliest All Stars for New York Mets
July 5th, 2015 at 2:13 PM
With the Major League Baseball All Star Game set to kick off in 11 days, rosters are due to be announced tonight. Unlike previous seasons, the reveal of All Stars will be spread over two nights. Tonight on ESPN, the starters for the American and National Leagues will be announced...

New York Mets Squeak Out Late Win Over Los Angeles Dodgers
July 4th, 2015 at 8:03 AM
Los Angeles-Things weren't looking good for the New York Mets' offense heading into this series with the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Dodgers had ace Clayton Kershaw on the bump, riding a personal three game losing streak, so the motivation to snap that skid was very high. Fortunately for the Mets,...

New York Mets Post Second Straight Sub .500 Month in June
July 1st, 2015 at 9:30 AM
The New York Mets had a chance to take advantage of a light schedule in June. The schedule featured a lot of opponents with losing records, so it was critical that the Mets take advantage of it prior to a difficult July slate. The Mets failed to do that, posting...

Noah Syndergaard Dominates as Offensively Challenged New York Mets Squeak Out 2-1 Win
June 26th, 2015 at 10:09 PM
New York-The New York Mets have had a lot of trouble with the bats lately, scoring two runs or less in five straight games. Tonight's contest with the Cincinnati Reds was no exception, as the Mets managed to scratch out only two hits against Reds' ace Johnny Cueto and the...

Jacob DeGrom Dominates as New York Mets Snap Losing Streak
June 25th, 2015 at 5:38 PM
Milwaukee-The New York Mets usually need a dominant performance on the mound to win given the state of their offense. At points during the seven game losing streak, the Mets got that performance but still couldn't capitalize. Jacob deGrom took matters into his own hands today, giving the Milwaukee Brewers...