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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 50th Anniversary Series: 5 Best Presents the Mets Gave the Fanbase in 2012
December 30th, 2012 at 1:00 AM
With Christmas and Hanukah come and past, lets take a look at the five best gifts the Mets gave their fan base in 2012.  Including the meaning behind them.  ***PHOTO1***  5. Catching Travis d'Arnaud in the R.A. Dickey Trade - Though it came at the expense of Cy Young Award winner R.A....

R.A. Dickey Passes Physical to Finalize Trade
December 17th, 2012 at 5:22 PM
R.A. Dickey passed his physical today to complete the trade between the New York Mets and Toronto Blue Jays, Andy Martino of the New York Daily News reports via Twitter. The deal has officially been finalized at seven players, with the main names having been known for a few days....

Breaking: New York Mets and Toronto Blue Jays Agree in Principle on R.A. Dickey Trade
December 16th, 2012 at 2:11 PM
The much talked about R.A. Dickey trade moved one step closer to completion. The New York Mets and Toronto Blue Jays have agreed in principle on a deal that will send the Cy Young winner to Toronto, Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reports. The trade was agreed to about twenty...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Josh Thole
November 14th, 2012 at 11:52 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)...

Trade Block Time – Which Mets Could Be Dealt Over the Winter
November 10th, 2012 at 6:24 PM
In recent reports from Mike Puma of the New York Post, the Mets are unlikely to part ways with catcher Josh Thole and second baseman Daniel Murphy via trade.  However, in the past it was also reported by multiple sources, there was a slim chance that Jason Bay would be...

Mets 101 News and Notes: Option Day is Coming Due for David Wright, R.A. Dickey
October 30th, 2012 at 7:56 AM
First and foremost, here's to hoping that all of our readers who are impacted by Hurricane Sandy are doing alright. Between the arrival of "Frankenstorm" and the 24/7 news coverage of it, it would be understandable if you haven't heard that the 2012 season is over. After the San Francisco...

Mets 101 News and Notes: Jordany Valdespin Playing Right Field in Winter Ball
October 17th, 2012 at 11:16 AM
It is a relatively quiet time for the New York Mets right now. The baseball postseason is still in progress and we are roughly a month away from free agency, so much of the news surrounding the team will heat up after the World Series. While the club is quietly...

Mets 101 Position Review Roundtable: Catchers
October 14th, 2012 at 6:53 PM
As the season progressed, it became clear that the Mets had a problem on their hands at the catcher position.  Four players in total, Josh Thole, Rob Johnson, Mike Nickeas, and Kelly Shoppach, played at least one game behind the plate and their inconsistencies plagued the Mets for most of...

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...

Offense Disappears for New York Mets in 3-0 Loss
September 16th, 2012 at 6:48 PM
Milwaukee- The New York Mets have not been known for their offense in the second half. Today's game against the Milwaukee Brewers was no exception. The Mets failed to provide starter Chris Young with any run support as the Brewers cruised to a 3-0 victory.  ***PHOTO1***  The star of the game...

Review of Kelly Shoppach’s Tenure with Mets Thus Far
September 13th, 2012 at 10:29 PM
As the New York Mets began their free fall at the start of the second half, it became apparent that General Manager Sandy Alderson needs to address a litany of issues with this ball club.  The troubles with the bullpen and outfield have been well documented, but it also became...

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 Struggles as New York Mets Drop Another Game
August 15th, 2012 at 10:22 PM
Cincinnati- R.A. Dickey entered tonight's game with the Cincinnati Reds trying to set the major league lead with 16 wins. The Reds had other ideas, knocking Dickey around for five runs in six innings. The run support was plenty for Reds starter Mike Leake, who hurled a complete game to...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Cincinnati Reds
August 15th, 2012 at 4:49 PM
On a whirlwind news day for baseball, the New York Mets look to generate some headlines of their own as they try to help staff ace R.A. Dickey record his league leading 16th win of the season. Dickey (15-3, 2.72 ERA) has put himself right into the forefront of the...

Mets Waste R.A Dickey’s Strong Effort, Fall to San Diego Padres 3-1
August 4th, 2012 at 11:06 AM
The New York Mets (52-55) dropped their series opener to the San Diego Padres (45-63) late Friday night by a score of 3-1. The Amazins wasted another good outing by R.A. Dickey (L, 14-3, 2.83) who takes the loss despite allowing just three runs (two earned) over seven innings while striking out nine....

Stephen Strasburg Dominates as New York Mets Go Winless on Homestand
July 25th, 2012 at 3:57 PM
New York- A once promising season seems to be slipping away from the New York Mets. Losers of 10 of 11 since the All Star Break, the Mets had a chance to salvage at least one win on their home stand in the series finale against the Washington Nationals. Standing...

New York Mets Skipper Terry Collins Calls for Team Meeting
July 18th, 2012 at 6:35 PM
Manager Terry Collins has called a team meeting to try to settle the storm currently going on for the less than lately 'Amazins.' One of the issues was Pedro Beato's comment of Josh Thole not being able to "get" to his pitch. To which Pedro Beato apologized to Thole today. Thole...

The New York Mets State of the Bullpen, Part 1
July 18th, 2012 at 4:27 PM
The lord giveth, the lord taketh away.  The New York Mets' bullpen as of late just seems to be giving it all away with out receiving much in return.  Facing the Washington Nationals last night the Mets relievers were guilty of letting another game within their grasp slip away.  The bullpen...

No-han! Santana Throws First Met No-Hitter in 8-0 Rout of Cardinals
June 2nd, 2012 at 1:27 AM
8,020 games into franchise history and the New York Mets have their first no-hitter, courtesy of staff ace Johan Santana. The lefty added another magical moment to what has been an already memorable fifty-first season for the Amazins, as he shut down the St. Louis Cardinals (27-25) for his second consecutive complete game shutout. The Mets (29-23) gave Santana plenty of breathing room, pounding out...