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Mets 101 Seven in Seven Series: Best Bargains #3 – Marlon Byrd
January 27th, 2014 at 8:56 PM
Mets 101's Seven in Seven series returns in 2014 as our gift to you. Each week, the Mets 101 staff will begin a countdown of something related to the New York Mets ( i.e. best third baseman, worst defeat, etc.). We will begin our countdown on Tuesdays with the number...

Mets 101 Season in Review: Offense
October 1st, 2013 at 12:42 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...

New York Mets Tread Water in Trying August
September 1st, 2013 at 12:52 PM
After a strong July, the New York Mets entered August looking to build on their momentum and work on a second half push. The Mets faced some difficult stretches in the month, including an 11 game West Coast swing and a challenging home stand where the Atlanta Braves and Detroit...

After Roster Shakeup, Mets Cruise to 5-0 Win Over Phillies
August 27th, 2013 at 10:15 PM
After a the big post-deadline deal that sent veterans John Buck and Marlon Byrd to Pittsburgh, the New York Mets (59-71) shutout the Philadelphia Phillies (60-72) in their series opener Tuesday night at Citi Field by a score of 5-0. Jonathon Niese (W, 6-6) tossed his first complete game shutout...

New York Mets Trade John Buck and Marlon Byrd to Pittsburgh Pirates
August 27th, 2013 at 6:25 PM
The New York Mets finally made a trade. After opting to keep their veterans at the trade deadline last month, the Mets traded both Marlon Byrd and John Buck to the Pittsburgh Pirates this afternoon, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. The Pirates claimed both players, meaning the Mets could...

Mets 101 News and Notes: Matt Harvey Fallout Edition
August 27th, 2013 at 11:52 AM
It seems incredible that losing one player can change a team's outlook in the blink of an eye. That happened to the New York Mets yesterday, who announced that ace Matt Harvey is likely done for the season and possibly all of next season with a torn UCL ligament in...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Atlanta Braves at New York Mets
August 21st, 2013 at 10:19 AM
After a 5-3 win over the Atlanta Braves last night, the New York Mets have won two games in a row. They will look to break out the brooms this afternoon as they wrap up their brief two game series with Atlanta in a matinee affair at Citi Field. First...

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...

New York Mets Score Two in Eighth to Defeat San Diego Padres 4-1
August 16th, 2013 at 9:14 AM
San Diego-After a three game sweep at the hands of the Los Angeles Dodgers, the New York Mets faced gut check time. The Mets headed to San Diego to face a struggling Padres' team and had a chance to stop the bleeding with Zack Wheeler on the mound. Wheeler had...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at San Diego Padres
August 15th, 2013 at 6:46 PM
After a tough sweep at the hands of the red hot Los Angeles Dodgers, the New York Mets will continue the West Coast portion of their road trip tonight. The Mets will begin a four game series with the struggling San Diego Padres tonight at 10:10 pm at Petco Park....

Los Angeles Dodgers Beat Matt Harvey and New York Mets 4-2
August 14th, 2013 at 2:18 PM
Los Angeles-It is a rare occasion when the New York Mets are disappointed on Harvey Day. Matt Harvey has been a special pitcher for the Mets this season and entered last night's game with the Los Angeles Dodgers carrying a 9-3 record with a 2.09 ERA. Harvey was clearly fired...

Los Angeles Dodgers Rally to Defeat New York Mets 4-2
August 13th, 2013 at 10:27 AM
Los Angeles-The New York Mets felt good heading into last night's game with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Even though the Dodgers were white hot, having going 37-8 in their last 45 games, the Mets were playing their best baseball of the season. The Mets also had the comfort of facing...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Los Angeles Dodgers
August 12th, 2013 at 7:16 PM
The New York Mets have won five of their last six games, and got their road trip off to a good start last weekend. The Mets began their lengthy West Coast swing by winning two of three from the Arizona Diamondbacks to close to within seven games of .500. The...

Matt Harvey Tosses First Career Shutout as New York Mets Defeat Colorado Rockies 5-0
August 7th, 2013 at 11:07 PM
New York-In a lot of cases this season, Harvey Day has not had a happy ending for New York Mets' starting pitcher Matt Harvey. Harvey, who entered today's game with an 8-3 record, has pitched well enough to have at least 15 wins under his belt at this point. Harvey's...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Washington Nationals
July 27th, 2013 at 2:27 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Mets will look to bounce back today after dropping the second piece of a doubleheader yesterday with the Washington Nationals. Despite standout pitching from Matt Harvey yet again, the Mets couldn't generate offense, only mustering one run. They fell victim last night to the late-inning heroics of...

Ryan Zimmerman’s Walk Off Home Run Sinks New York Mets
July 27th, 2013 at 7:38 AM
Washington D.C.-The second half of the double header between the New York Mets and Washington Nationals developed into an unexpected pitcher's duel. The Mets expected a strong effort from their ace, Matt Harvey, and got one. The surprise was for the Nationals, where spot starter Ross Ohlendorf matched Harvey's strong...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Washington Nationals
July 26th, 2013 at 6:45 PM
***POTO1*** After crushing the Washington Nationals 11-0 in the day portion of the double header, the New York Mets will look to complete a sweep tonight. It is Harvey Day as Matt Harvey (8-2, 2.23 ERA) takes the hill looking to pick up his ninth win of the season. The Nationals...

Zack Wheeler Improves to 4-1 as New York Mets Defeat Atlanta Braves 7-4
July 25th, 2013 at 6:19 PM
New York-The New York Mets have played better baseball over the last month, but they have struggled at Citi Field for the entire season. The Mets entered the day with a record of 20-30 at home, which ranked as the second worst home win percentage in the major leagues (only...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets
July 20th, 2013 at 12:10 PM
The New York Mets (41-51) will try and rebound from a tough loss Friday as they host the Philadelphia Phillies (49-48) Saturday afternoon at Citi Field. First pitch is scheduled for 1:10 PM. The Phillies crushed Met pitching Friday in a 13-8 rout and the Amazins will hope to get...

Mets 101 2013 First Half Recap
July 17th, 2013 at 12:26 AM
The New York Mets (40-51) entered the All-Star Break fourth place in the NL East, eleven games behind first place Atlanta. Ninety-one games into the 162 game season have already produced some memorable moments, along with a host of forgettable ones, as the franchise continues to rebuild under GM Sandy...