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Pittsburgh Pirates Sweep New York Mets with 9-1 Blowout
May 24th, 2015 at 5:35 PM
Pittsburgh-The New York Mets had a really bad weekend in Pittsburgh. After dropping the first two games of their three game set with the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Mets came into today's contest hoping to salvage the series finale. That didn't happen as the Pirates (21-22) battered Jonathon Niese (L, 3-5)...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Pittsburgh Pirates
May 24th, 2015 at 1:30 PM
The New York Mets (24-20) have not been good on the road. After dropping four in a row against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field last week, the Mets' road woes have carried over to this series with the Pittsburgh Pirates (20-22). The Pirates have won the first two games...

Cardinals Dominate Mets in 10-2 Blowout
May 19th, 2015 at 11:05 PM
The New York Mets (23-17) were blown out by the St. Louis Cardinals (26-13) in the second game of their four game series Tuesay night by a score of 10-2. The Redbirds showed by they're at the top of the National League, pounding out 15 hits and allowing Michael Wacha...

Mets 101 Game Preview: St. Louis Cardinals at New York Mets
May 19th, 2015 at 6:08 PM
The New York Mets (23-16) continue their four game series with the St. Louis Cardinals (25-13) Tuesday night at Citi Field. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 PM. The Amazins took the series opener Monday 2-1 in a fourteen inning marathon as Matt Harvey and John Lackey engaged in a...

New York Mets Blow 5-1 Lead, Get Swept by Chicago Cubs
May 14th, 2015 at 6:04 PM
Chicago-The New York Mets looked as if they would finally snap their long Wrigley Field losing streak this afternoon. Powered by three early homers and a clutch hit by John Mayberry Jr, the Mets held a 5-1 lead in the bottom of the fifth inning against the Chicago Cubs. Everything...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Chicago Cubs
May 14th, 2015 at 12:03 PM
The New York Mets (20-14) would like to get out of Chicago as soon as possible. The Chicago Cubs (18-15) have won the first three games of this four game series in Wrigley Field, which has been a house of horrors for the Mets. The Mets want to get out...

Juan Lagares’ Two Run Homer Lifts New York Mets to Victory
May 9th, 2015 at 10:15 PM
Philadelphia-Juan Lagares is known for impacting games with his glove. Tonight his bat made the big difference. With the New York Mets trailing late in the game, Lagares delivered a two run homer to put them in front. That long ball proved to be the difference as the Mets (19-11)...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies
May 9th, 2015 at 3:42 PM
The New York Mets (18-11) finally had a bad Harvey Day yesterday, falling to the Philadelphia Phillies (11-19) 3-1. Matt Harvey indicated that the extra rest hurt his offspeed stuff in the outing. The Mets will have to hope tonight's starter, Jonathon Niese, won't fare as poorly with the same...

New York Mets Drop Pitcher’s Duel to Washington Nationals 1-0
May 2nd, 2015 at 10:45 PM
New York-The Washington Nationals (11-14) continued their recent mastery of the New York Mets (16-9) at Citi Field, winning a 1-0 pitcher's duel. While Jonathon Niese (L, 2-2) tossed seven strong innings and allowed only one run, it wasn't good enough. Nationals' lefty Gio Gonzalez (W, 2-2) was better, tossing...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Washington Nationals at New York Mets
May 2nd, 2015 at 6:24 PM
The New York Mets (16-8) snapped a three game losing streak last night. Behind a strong performance from Matt Harvey, the Mets defeated the Washington Nationals (10-14) 4-0. WIth the series even at a game a piece, the Mets are now looking to start a new winning streak and try...

New York Yankees Beat New York Mets in Sloppy Subway Series Finale
April 26th, 2015 at 11:28 PM
Bronx-This edition of the Subway Series hasn't featured too many close games between the New York Mets and New York Yankees. The Yankees won in a 6-1 rout on Friday night, while the Mets cruised to an 8-2 win yesterday. The result today was a closer one, but the play...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at New York Yankees
April 26th, 2015 at 5:10 PM
The New York Mets (14-4) are about to get a taste of the national spotlight tonight. After splitting the first two games of the 2015 Subway Series with the New York Yankees (10-8), the series finale is going to hit prime time. ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball will be televising the...

New York Mets Run Winning Streak to Nine with 7-1 Victory
April 21st, 2015 at 10:42 PM
New York-The New York Mets have been on fire for the last week and a half. The Mets entered their contest with the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night riding their longest winning streak in five years. The Braves are the only team to win a series against the Mets so...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Atlanta Braves at New York Mets
April 21st, 2015 at 5:23 PM
The New York Mets (10-3) have won eight in a row, so it might seem odd that they have some questions to answer. That comes as the result of injury, and the Mets suffered two key ones on Sunday when they lost Travis d'Arnaud (fractured finger) and Jerry Blevins (fractured...

Travis D’Arnaud, Jonathon Niese Power New York Mets to Sweep of Philadelphia Phillies
April 15th, 2015 at 11:24 PM
The New York Mets were left looking for a new number two hitter after David Wright was placed on the 15 day disabled list earlier in the day. The man who got the first crack at that slot was catcher Travis d'Arnaud, who has been hitting well to start the...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets
April 15th, 2015 at 6:23 PM
The New York Mets (5-3) have won two in a row against the Philadelphia Phillies (3-5), although their victory last night was a bizarre one. That contest, a 6-5 Mets victory, featured five home runs, numerous hit batsmen, catchers interference, an ejection for Mets' skipper Terry Collins, and injuries among...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Atlanta Braves
April 10th, 2015 at 4:38 PM
The New York Mets (2-1) took care of business in their opening series, winning two out of three against the Washington Nationals. Getting a series victory over the division favorites helps the Mets make an early statement, but it wasn't good enough to put them in first place. That honor...

New York Mets Beat Washington Nationals 2-0 in Spring Tuneup
April 1st, 2015 at 8:48 AM
The New York Mets took another step closer to the regular season yesterday. This one came against their Opening Day opponent, the Washington Nationals, making the 2-0 win just a bit more important than other spring training wins. The hero in this outing was starting pitcher Jonathon Niese, who will...

New York Mets Will Name Bartolo Colon Opening Day Starter
March 23rd, 2015 at 10:47 AM
With just two weeks to go before the start of the regular season, New York Mets' skipper Terry Collins has finally decided on his Opening Day starter. That honor will go to 41 year old righty Bartolo Colon, organization sources told ESPN New York's Adam Rubin. Colon will face off...

New York Mets Sweep Split Squad Games
March 19th, 2015 at 7:34 PM
After a rare day off in the spring, the New York Mets got back to action in a big way today. The Mets swept a pair of split squad contests, winning 7-2 over the St. Louis Cardinals on the road and 3-1 over the Houston Astros at Tradition Field. Both...