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Mets 101 News and Notes: Michael Bourn, Marlon Byrd, Casinos, Steroids and More
February 6th, 2013 at 1:04 PM
Spring training is only five days away and the New York Mets still are searching for answers in their outfield. The Mets have been flirting with the idea of signing Michael Bourn for several weeks now, and while that remains a possibility it appears more and more likely that the...

What’s Left for the New York Mets in Free Agency?
January 22nd, 2013 at 11:39 AM
The New York Mets are less than a month away from spring training and clearly have a lot of holes left to fill on their 2013 roster. Their areas of need center around the outfield as well as depth for the starting rotation and bullpen. While the team has yet...

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: Jon Rauch
November 10th, 2012 at 10:52 AM
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) as...

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)...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Josh Edgin
October 18th, 2012 at 10:30 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)...

New York Mets Season in Review:Bullpen
October 9th, 2012 at 9:43 AM
As we do at the end of every Mets season here at Mets 101, we break down each of the three critical phases of the team. Having already covered the team's offense and starting pitching over the weekend, today we will take a look at the bullpen. The bullpen was...

R.A. Dickey Picks up 19th Victory as New York Mets Eke Out 4-3 Victory
September 22nd, 2012 at 8:47 PM
New York- R.A. Dickey has been, by far, the most valuable player for the New York Mets this season. Dickey entered Saturday's game with the Miami Marlins having earned 18 wins on a squad that had won only 67 games on the year. Dickey stepped up for the Mets once...

Mets 50th Anniversary: Top Five Trades in New York Mets History
September 14th, 2012 at 10:38 AM
Since Sandy Alderson has taken over as General Manager of the New York Mets, we've seen moves that didn't just shore up the Mets' immediate roster, but their future one as well. Alderson made his mark last year by trading Carlos Beltran for prospect Zach Wheeler, a trade, which along with...

Jon Rauch Quietly Putting Together Fine Season for New York Mets
September 13th, 2012 at 5:34 PM
For a good portion of the season's first half, New York Mets reliever Jon Rauch had managed to become public enemy number one for Mets fans. Rauch and the rest of the Mets bullpen had struggled mightily, blowing game after game in seemingly more inexplicable fashion. Rauch himself had managed...

New York Mets Fail to Support R.A. Dickey in Latest Loss
September 11th, 2012 at 10:50 PM
New York- On a night that began with a tribute to the victims of the September 11th terrorist attacks, the New York Mets looked to have a strong effort in the works. The Mets put together a 2-1 lead heading into the seventh inning with staff ace R.A. Dickey on...

Dickey Wins Eighteenth as Mets Drop Cards 6-2
September 5th, 2012 at 10:35 PM
The New York Mets (65-72) took the final game of their series with the St. Louis Cardinals (74-63) Wednesday, by a score of 6-2. R.A. Dickey continued his magnificent season, winning his National League-leading eighteenth game of the year. Dickey wasn't at his best, but strong for 6 2/3 innings, allowing the...

R.A. Dickey Records 16th Win as New York Mets Finally Snap Losing Streak
August 26th, 2012 at 10:53 AM
New York-The New York Mets entered yesterday's game with the Houston Astros as close to rock bottom as physically possible. The team was mired in a six game losing streak, five of which came against the National League's cellar dwellars. The Mets were also in danger of falling into last...

Ike Davis’ Seventh Inning Shot the Difference in 2-0 Victory
August 18th, 2012 at 10:37 PM
Washington, D.C.- On a night that was dominated by pitching, both the New York Mets and Washington Nationals knew that the game could come down to one swing of the bat. Starters Jon Niese and Edwin Jackson were both throwing gems, and each went deep into the night. Fortunately for...

New York Mets Survive Bullpen Meltdown, Take Finale from Atlanta Braves 6-5
August 13th, 2012 at 12:46 AM
The New York Mets (55-60) survived a four-run ninth by the Atlanta Braves (66-48) to take the final game of their three game series 6-5 Sunday night at Citi Field. The tandem of Josh Edgin and Frank Francisco went on another adventure in the ninth, loading the bases before Francisco...

New York Mets State of the Bullpen, Part 2
July 19th, 2012 at 8:10 AM
The achilles heel for the New York Mets this entire season has been their bullpen. The Mets bullpen has been utterly putrid, as seen by their overall numbers. They have an ERA of 5.00 as a unit, which is the worst in baseball. That ERA is worse than the 1962...

No Relief: Bullpen Continues to Cost Mets Ballgames
June 11th, 2012 at 3:18 PM
Last offseason, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson wasn't given much spending money to work with, as the organization was mired in uncertainty during the Bernie Madoff scandal. So he focused most of the spending on improving an area of the ballclub that sometimes gets overlooked, the bullpen. Jon Rauch and Frank...

Bullpen Fails Yet Again, as Yankees Sweep Amazins
June 10th, 2012 at 6:38 PM
The New York Mets (32-29) dropped the final game of their three-game series with the New York Yankees (34-25) Sunday afternoon by a score of 5-4. Yankees catcher Russell Martin hit his second homer of the game off Mets reliever Jon Rauch (3-6, 4.88) in the bottom of the ninth as the Yankees completed the sweep of the first leg of the 2012 Subway Series at...

New York Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Washington Nationals
June 5th, 2012 at 6:03 PM
The New York Mets (31-24) are coming off a memorable series in which we witnessed history and the team took three out of four from the World Series Champion, St. Louis Cardinals.  The party is over and the Mets need to get down to business.  Tonight, they travel to Washington,...

New York Mets 101 News and Notes: Ramon Ramirez Hits Disabled List
June 5th, 2012 at 5:36 PM
The New York Mets are opening a big three game series with the Washington Nationals tonight, and the Mets have made several roster moves prior to tonight's game. Several of them are injury related, and without further ado here they are (Credit to MetsBlog.com for the scoop): Ramon Ramirez Hits the...