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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...

Terry Collins Still Deciding on Opening Day Starter
March 18th, 2015 at 8:27 PM
The Major League Baseball season kicks off on April 6th in Washington for the New York Mets, but manager Terry Collins is still figuring out who will be on the mound that afternoon. The Mets had already ruled out Matt Harvey after he missed all of the 2014 season, and...

New York Mets’ Pitchers Walk Ballpark in 6-3 Loss to Boston Red Sox
March 8th, 2015 at 6:37 PM
The New York Mets dropped an exhibition contest 6-3 to the Boston Red Sox this afternoon at Tradition Field. While starter Jonathon Niese (2.2 innings, two runs, three hits) was a big sluggish in his first game action of the year, he was a big improvement over the younger pitchers...

Jonathon Niese Began Offseason Throwing Program Two Weeks Ago
December 30th, 2014 at 10:09 PM
It's certainly been an interesting offseason for New York Mets' left handed Jonathon Niese. Niese, who is under contract through 2016 with two more option years after that, has found himself on the trade block as the Mets look to clear up a logjam in their starting rotation. There was...

Jonathon Niese’s Shoulder Could Hurt His Trade Value
November 21st, 2014 at 1:15 PM
Jonathon Niese has been a popular name in trade rumors surrounding the New York Mets. The Mets are expected to deal one of their veteran starting pitchers (Niese, Dillon Gee, or Bartolo Colon) at some point to clear a log jam in the rotation. Niese is perceived to have tremendous...

Report: Jonathon Niese and Terry Collins Fought in Dugout During Final Start
November 13th, 2014 at 11:12 AM
There have been reports surfacing for weeks now that the New York Mets could consider moving starting pitcher Jonathon Niese in a trade. Niese is a young lefty with a team friendly contract, so he could command a lot in a deal. With that said, there could be other factors...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Jonathon Niese
November 4th, 2014 at 5:37 PM
Now that the 2014 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have already taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen. We will now take a look at every player on the active roster from A (Bobby Abreu) to Y (Eric Young Jr)...

Boston Red Sox Could Match up with New York Mets on Yoenis Cespedes Trade
October 22nd, 2014 at 1:24 PM
The Boston Red Sox are expected to be very active in the trade market this winter, with a lot of young players in play and a desire to make a big splash and improve on a last place season. The Red Sox may end up finding a good match with...

Mets Looking at Rotation Crunch Heading into 2015
October 14th, 2014 at 10:27 PM
With Matt Harvey pegged to return to the New York Mets rotation for Opening Day 2015, the Amazins are going to have to move a starter, with no fewer than six big league arms currently in the rotation. In addition to Harvey, Zack Wheeler, Jonathon Niese, Dillon Gee, Bartolo Colon...

Who’s on the New York Mets Trading Block?
October 7th, 2014 at 10:34 PM
Coming off a sixth-straight losing season, the New York Mets will certainly be under a microscope this offseason as GM Sandy Alderson looks for ways to make the Amazins contenders again in the NL East. A stockpile of young starting pitching, a dearth of offensive talent, and a self-imposed salary...

Jonathon Niese Could Be Most Valuable Trade Chip for New York Mets
October 3rd, 2014 at 1:36 PM
While the New York Mets aren't expected to be very active in free agency once again, they are expected to be heavily involved in trade discussions. The Mets, under GM Sandy Alderson, have stockpiled a lot of starting pitching depth and could use some of it to acquire a bat...

Mets 101 Season in Review: Starting Pitching
October 2nd, 2014 at 1:24 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....