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New York Mets Re-Claim Kirk Nieuwenhuis Off Waivers
June 13th, 2015 at 5:14 PM
There is a saying that sometime absence makes the heart grow fonder. That appears to be the case for the New York Mets with outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis. Nieuwenhuis, who the Mets traded to the Los Angeles Angels for cash a few weeks ago, found himself on waivers again after hitting...

Bartolo Colon Improves to 6-1 as New York Mets Win Series with Philadelphia Phillies
May 10th, 2015 at 4:59 PM
Philadelphia-Bartolo Colon certainly appears to have found the fountain of youth. The New York Mets have thrived with Colon on the mound, with the 41 year old righty going 5-1 with a 2.90 ERA in his first six starts. Colon (W, 6-1) was strong again for New York, picking up...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies
May 10th, 2015 at 11:38 AM
Jonathon Niese hurled a great outing yesterday as the New York Mets (19-11) defeated the Philadelphia Phillies (11-20) 3-2. That evened up the series after the Phillies had won the series opener 3-1. The Mets and Phils will look to win the rubber game this afternoon. First pitch for the...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Miami Marlins
April 28th, 2015 at 4:53 PM
The New York Mets (15-5) continue their three-game series against the Miami Marlins (8-12) Tuesday evening at Marlins Park. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 PM. Daniel Murphy's ninth inning, three-run homer was enough to give the Mets the win in the series opener Monday, but they'll be searching for...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at New York Yankees
April 24th, 2015 at 4:01 PM
The New York Mets (13-3) have a chance to make some history tonight. After sweeping a 10 game home stand, the Mets are currently riding an 11 game winning streak, tied for the longest streak in franchise history. The Mets can break that mark tonight as they take a very...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Miami Marlins at New York Mets
April 19th, 2015 at 11:36 AM
The New York Mets (9-3) are riding high to start the season. Winners of seven straight, the Mets have surged into first place in the National League East. Last night's contest with the Miami Marlins (3-9) was a bit scary towards the end, as the Mets nearly blew a five...

New York Mets Defeat St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 in Spring Training Action
March 20th, 2015 at 7:30 PM
The New York Mets got some solid contributions from their offensive stars in a 5-4 exhibition victory over the St. Louis Cardinals at Tradition Field. Michael Cuddyer, David Wright, and Curtis Granderson all delivered positive offensive performances for the Amazin's. The game also ended on a dramatic note, as Kirk...

Bartolo Colon Struggles as New York Mets Fall to Tampa Bay Rays
March 15th, 2015 at 6:44 PM
Bartolo Colon had a rough outing for the New York Mets in Port Charlotte. Colon gave up five runs on seven hits in just two innings of work as the Mets fell 8-4 against the Tampa Bay Rays. This spring has been a rough one for Colon, whose Grapefruit League...

Atlanta Braves Beat New York Mets 3-2 in Grapefruit League Action
March 10th, 2015 at 5:43 PM
The New York Mets' losing streak extended to three as they fell to the Atlanta Braves 3-2 in Orlando. The game was decided early, as Mets' starter Bartolo Colon gave up three runs in the third inning. The back breaker was a two run homer from Braves' first baseman Freddie...

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...

New York Mets Kick Off Spring Play with 8-2 Win
March 4th, 2015 at 10:23 PM
The New York Mets kicked off their Grapefruit League schedule this afternoon with a trip to Orlando to face off with the Atlanta Braves. After starter Dillon Gee struggled in the early going, the Mets were able to bounce back. The Mets offense exploded for eight runs as they came...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Kirk Nieuwenhuis
November 5th, 2014 at 7:47 AM
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)...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Houston Astros at New York Mets
September 28th, 2014 at 10:49 AM
Lucas Duda's walk off homer last night gave the New York Mets (78-83) a walkoff 2-1 win over the Houston Astros (70-91). The Mets have now achieved a high water mark under skipper Terry Collins, with their 78 wins this season being the most in a single year since he...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Houston Astros at New York Mets
September 26th, 2014 at 5:34 PM
The New York Mets (77-82) lost the chance to finish their season with a .500 record when they dropped the night cap of their double header with the Washington Nationals last night. The Mets are now assured of their sixth straight losing season, but they still have a chance to...

Nationals Defeat Mets 4-2, Lose Denard Span to Injury
September 23rd, 2014 at 11:48 PM
The New York Mets (76-81) dropped their fourteenth game of the season to the Washington Nationals (92-64) Tuesday night by a score of 4-2 at Nationals Park. While the Nats picked up the win, they may have suffered a crucial loss as Denard Span made a diving catch into the...

New York Mets Knock Atlanta Braves Out of Playoff Contention with Series Sweep
September 21st, 2014 at 4:58 PM
Atlanta-The New York Mets (76-80) just completed a banner weekend in their personal house of horrors, Turner Field. The Mets swept away their three game set with the Atlanta Braves (76-79) and capped their weekend in style with a walloping 10-2 win. The result, combined with a 1-0 victory for...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Atlanta Braves
September 19th, 2014 at 5:12 PM
The New York Mets (73-80) are playing out the string, and they only have three series left to go. The Mets will embark on a six game road trip tonight, their final trip of 2014, and this trip will feature some divisional flavor. The Mets kick off their road trip...

New York Mets Hang on to Beat Cincinnati Reds 4-3
September 7th, 2014 at 5:11 PM
Cincinnati-The New York Mets concluded a solid road trip in Cincinnati this afternoon by beating the Cincinnati Reds 4-3. The Mets (68-75) didn't have it easy, however, as the Reds (67-76) loaded the bases with two outs in the bottom of the ninth against Jenrry Mejia. Mejia was able to...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Cincinnati Reds
September 7th, 2014 at 11:57 AM
After losing a pitcher's duel 2-1 yesterday, the New York Mets (67-75) had their three game winning streak snapped. The Cincinnati Reds (67-75) evened the series at one game a piece after getting a strong effort from ace Johnny Cueto. The Mets and Reds will wrap up their three game...

New York Mets Score Twice in Eighth, Hold Off Miami Marlins 4-3
September 3rd, 2014 at 10:32 PM
Miami-Jacob deGrom pitched well enough to earn a win, but the New York Mets blew the lead for him in the seventh. The Mets were able to gain that lead back in the eighth, scoring two runs to grab a 4-2 lead. The Mets (66-74) were able to hang on...