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Shortstop Figures to Be Next Area of Interest for New York Mets
November 12th, 2014 at 4:56 PM
The New York Mets entered the offseason with big needs at shortstop and in left field. Left field has been addressed just days into the free agency period as the Mets added Michael Cuddyer on a two year deal. The Mets will now look to upgrade at shortstop as they...

Mets 101 All Star Memories: Jose Reyes (2006-2007, 2010-2011)
November 26th, 2013 at 10:11 AM
The New York Mets have had a lot of All Stars throughout their history, but not many have come from the shortstop position. Prior to the 2006 season, Bud Harrelson was the only shortstop in franchise history to be selected to an All Star team. That changed in 2003, when...

Mets 101 All-Star Memories: Carlos Beltran (2005-07, 2009, 2011)
November 19th, 2013 at 12:44 AM
After years of less-than stellar outfield production, the New York Mets added some star power to the lineup in prior to the 2005 season when they signed playoff hero Carlos Beltran to a seven-year, $119 million contract. Beltran was a Met for the majority of that contract, rewarding the franchise...

What’s Wrong with New York Mets Shortstop Ruben Tejada?
April 23rd, 2013 at 11:58 PM
This time last year, to many it finally became clear that Jose Reyes was no longer the New York Mets' short stop.  Part of the reason wasn't just the fact he was now wearing a Miami Marlins uniform (this season however, he is donning Toronto Blue Jay's attire), but the...

Meet a “New” York Met: Catcher John Buck
March 4th, 2013 at 9:22 AM
Now that the busy 2013 offseason is over and the New York Mets have started Spring Training, a number of new players have joined the team. Over the next several weeks, the Mets 101 staff will introduce a "new" Met every day and break down what role they could play...

Mets 101 News and Notes: Cy Young Award Revealed Tonight
November 14th, 2012 at 2:34 PM
R.A. Dickey's quest for the Cy Young Award will finally reach its conclusion tonight. The award winner will be revealed tonight at 6:30 pm. Dickey, who went 20-6 with a 2.73 ERA, is the presumptive favorite for the award. Dickey's odds on winning the Cy Young Award headline this week's...

The Highs and Lows at Citi Field in 2012
September 29th, 2012 at 12:51 PM
With the New York Mets not making the post season, many will argue that this season was a loss for the team and organization.  In a sense though, this season was also one in which many amazing things happened for the team.  Unlike recently years, this team and players have...

New York Mets 50th Anniversary: Constructing a 50th Anniversary Team Lineup
September 24th, 2012 at 12:08 PM
As the New York Mets' 50th anniversary season comes to a close, one of the more interesting ideas that has floated around the Mets 101 newsroom is how one would construct a lineup of the top players in Mets history. Interesting decisions surrounded this process, including a particularly crazy debate...

Revisiting the Jose Reyes and Ruben Tejada Comparison
August 31st, 2012 at 7:10 PM
With September essentially here and the season coming to a close, it's interesting to see where Miami Marlins shortstop Jose Reyes and New York Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada are in their respective seasons.  One reason for this would be the two teams starting their weekend series tonight in Marlins Park. ...

New York Mets 50th Anniversary: Top 10 Individual Seasons in Mets History
August 27th, 2012 at 10:00 AM
As the New York Mets continue their 50th anniversary season, we have started to shift the focus of our 50th anniversary series. While we have spent a lot of time showcasing some of the great names to wear a Mets uniform throughout the years, now we are starting to focus...

Chris Young Shelled as Miami Marlins Rout New York Mets 13-0
August 9th, 2012 at 12:23 AM
Its official.  The New York Mets (53-58) are now in the midst of their longest home losing streak since late 2004.  This one was not even close as the Miami Marlins (51-60) sent the Mets to their ninth straight defeat at home to the tune of an embarrassing 13-0 score. ...

Poor Fourth Inning Looms Large as New York Mets Fall 4-2
August 7th, 2012 at 11:27 PM
New York- The road weary New York Mets finally returned home on Tuesday night to begin a three game set with their division rivals, the Miami Marlins. Old friend Jose Reyes, who has been hitting .371 since the All Star Break, and his replacement Ruben Tejada were set for another...

New York Mets 50th Anniversary: Top Ten Fan Favorites in Mets History
July 9th, 2012 at 12:42 PM
As we are now at the half way point of the season, we've seen from our Amazing Mets a pretty impressive baseball year thus far.  We're starting to see this team along with it's players come in to their own, second wind, or in some cases grow right into their...

New York Mets 50th Anniversary: Top Shortstops in Mets History
May 28th, 2012 at 8:59 AM
Ruben Tejada has found himself in an interesting position for the Mets early on this season. He has to fill the shoes of a New York Mets legend, shortstop Jose Reyes. Reyes made an incredible mark on the franchise in his nine seasons with the Mets, but so far Tejada...

Jose Reyes to Ruben Tejada: Evaluation of New York Mets’ New Man at Shortstop
May 12th, 2012 at 12:01 PM
With the departure of Jose Reyes, Ruben Tejada has been tagged "the man" for the New York Mets.  For many Mets fans, seeing the tribute video for Reyes earlier in the season in the Mets' first match up against the Marlins had to be a bitter sweet moment.  It's like...

Frank Francisco Blows Save to Spoil Comeback Attempt by New York Mets
May 11th, 2012 at 10:40 PM
Miami- The New York Mets have been the comeback kids of the early season, with 11 come from behind victories in the early season. It certainly appeared that tonight would the 12th comeback victory as the Mets rallied from 3-1 down to grab a 5-3 lead heading into the bottom of...

Heath Bell Implodes as New York Mets Complete Sweep of Miami Marlins
April 26th, 2012 at 4:25 PM
New York- For two and a half hours, it looked like the Miami Marlins had finally figured out how to beat the New York Mets. A great pitching performance from Ricky Nolasco backed by a home run from rising Met killer Gaby Sanchez gave the Marlins a 2-1 lead heading into...

New York Mets at Miami Marlins: Mets 101 Game Preview
April 24th, 2012 at 6:29 PM
The Mets have cooled off after a hot start, losing two series in a row. They will have to beat an old friend to get back on track as the Miami Marlins and former Met Jose Reyes are in town to begin a three game set. Here is tonight's Mets starting lineup: CF...

Can New York Mets Take Advantage of Underachieving Miami Marlins?
April 24th, 2012 at 10:47 AM
Miami was hands down the winner of the offseason, but their on-field play hardly justifies the big-time financial commitments to big name stars like Mark Buehrle, Carlos Zambrano, Heath Bell and of course, everyone's favorite ex-Met Jose Reyes. Their 2012 payroll of over $111 is roughly double of what the Florida Marlins were collectively making at this time last year, and that squad was...

New York Mets Planning Video Tribute for Jose Reyes
April 17th, 2012 at 12:43 PM
One of the most notable things about the 2012 Mets is that this is the first year they haven't had shortstop Jose Reyes since 2003. Reyes, who signed a six year deal with the Miami Marlins this offseason, will return to Citi Field for the first time when the Marlins...