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New York Mets Use Long Ball to Beat Texas Rangers 8-4
July 6th, 2014 at 5:16 PM
New York-One of the more maligned aspects of the New York Mets' offense is their lack of power. The Mets entered today's game with the Texas Rangers ranked in the bottom five of the major leagues in home runs, but the team has improved their power production of late. The...

New York Mets Put Themselves in a Tight Spot Thanks to Poor Roster Management
June 28th, 2014 at 8:56 AM
The New York Mets were extremely short handed in the infield last night thanks to an injury to David Wright. Wright missed last night's game with the Pittsburgh Pirates to undergo an MRI in New York on his left shoulder, which he injured sliding into second base Thursday night. The...

New York Mets Blow Out Miami Marlins to Win Series
June 22nd, 2014 at 4:30 PM
Miami-Runs are usually hard to come by for the New York Mets. The Mets had failed to score more than three runs in a game in over a week before they scored four to beat the Miami Marlins Saturday night. The Mets built on their strong offensive showing today, piling...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Miami Marlins
June 22nd, 2014 at 10:20 AM
After getting Jacob deGrom a win yesterday, the New York Mets are feeling good. The Mets (34-41) have split the first six games of their seven game road trip, and can secure a winning trip with a victory this afternoon. The Mets have already won two of the first three...

Marcell Ozuna Guns Down Tying Run at Plate Twice as Miami Marlins Beat New York Mets
June 20th, 2014 at 11:31 PM
Miami-After falling behind early in the game, the New York Mets were on the comeback trail. The Mets fell behind to the Miami Marlins 3-0, but constructed an eighth inning rally to pull within one. The Mets caught a bad break, however, as David Wright was gunned down at home...

Strong Effort from Bartolo Colon Helps New York Mets Salvage Finale
June 18th, 2014 at 6:04 PM
St. Louis-For the last few weeks, the New York Mets' best starting pitcher has been 41 year old right hander Bartolo Colon. Colon, who had a rough start to the season, entered Wednesday's game with the St. Louis Cardinals on a hot streak. Colon was 4-0 with a 1.78 ERA...

Is It Time for the Mets to Cut Ties with Chris Young?
June 15th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
As the Mets continue to seek anything resembling offensive consistency from their lineup, Chris Young may have played his way out of the Majors 68 games into the season. The veteran outfielder has fallen short of all expectations thus far, hitting .196 with four homers and 15 RBI through his...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Colorado Rockies
May 1st, 2014 at 7:56 PM
The New York Mets (15-11) head back out West to kick off a four-game series with the Colorado Rockies (16-13) Thursday night at Coors Field. First pitch is scheduled for 8:40 PM EST. Both teams have been playing great baseball, rebounding after opening series losses to post plus-.500 records through...

New York Mets Walk Off with 4-3 Win Over Miami Marlins
April 25th, 2014 at 10:54 PM
New York-The New York Mets have not been a very pretty team to watch in the early going in 2014. The Mets have struggled to score runs, ranking towards the bottom of the National League in many offensive categories. The Mets also have had their share of bullpen struggles, but...

Jonathon Niese Leads New York Mets to 3-2 Victory Over St. Louis Cardinals
April 24th, 2014 at 12:02 AM
New York-There was a feeling in the air that Wednesday night's game with the New York Mets and St. Louis Cardinals could get wacky. Part of that had to do with the 35 mile per hour winds that swirled throughout the game, giving it a fall feel on April 23rd....

Mets 101 Game Preview: St. Louis Cardinals at New York Mets
April 23rd, 2014 at 4:59 PM
The first two games of the series between the St. Louis Cardinals and New York Mets have been shutouts. The Mets (10-10) shut out the Cardinals (12-9) Monday night behind a strong outing from Jenrry Mejia, The Cardinals returned the favor last night, as Adam Wainwright stifled the Mets' bats...

Mets Complete Sweep of D-Backs with 5-2 Win
April 17th, 2014 at 1:03 AM
The New York Mets (8-7) completed a three-game sweep over the Arizona Diamondbacks (4-14) Wednesday afternoon at Chase Field in Phoenix. With the victory, the Mets wrapped up their nine game road trip with an impressive 6-3 record and moved their overall record above .500 for the first time this...

Mets Cruise to 9-0 Win Over Diamondbacks
April 16th, 2014 at 12:31 AM
The New York Mets (7-7) defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks (4-13) by a score of 9-0 Tuesday night at Chase Field in Phoenix. After five previous attempts to get to .500, the Mets finally evened up their record on the season, breaking out the bats in the process. The Mets exploded...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Arizona Diamondbacks
April 15th, 2014 at 7:17 PM
The New York Mets were able to bounce back from a bad outing on Sunday afternoon with a 7-3 victory last night. Zack Wheeler picked up his first win of the season for the Mets (6-7) by holding the Arizona Diamondbacks (4-12) to two runs over 6.1 innings pitched. The...

Juan Lagares Placed on Disabled List with Hamstring Injury
April 15th, 2014 at 3:33 PM
***PHOTO1*** When the New York Mets saw both Juan Lagares and Curtis Granderson leave last night's game with injuries, most assumed that Lagares' injury was worse than Granderson's. The Mets essentially confirmed that today when they placed Lagares on the 15 day disabled list. Lagares pulled his right hamstring running to...

Wilmer Flores Re-Assigned to Minor League Camp
March 24th, 2014 at 12:31 PM
***PHOTO1*** The shortstop battle appears to be over for the New York Mets. The dark horse at the position, Wilmer Flores, was one of four players sent to minor league camp today, MetsBlog.com reports. Flores had hit .238 in 42 at bats during the course of the spring, and he will...

Mets 101 Position Review Roundtable: Outfield
December 20th, 2013 at 5:28 PM
The outfield has been an area of concern for the New York Mets over the last several years. The outfield play had gotten so bad that prior to the 2013 season, General Manager Sandy Alderson addressed reporters questions by responding "what outfield?" The Mets have dramatically improved their outfield situation this...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Kirk Nieuwenhuis
November 13th, 2013 at 8:46 PM
Now that the 2013 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen this past season. We will now take a look at every player on the roster from A (David Aardsma) to Y (Eric Young Jr) as...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Juan Lagares
November 6th, 2013 at 12:38 PM
Now that the 2013 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen this past season. We will now take a look at every player on the roster from A (David Aardsma) to Y (Eric Young...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Lucas Duda
October 21st, 2013 at 8:23 AM
Now that the 2013 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen this past season. We will now take a look at every player on the roster from A (David Aardsma) to Y (Eric Young...