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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...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Miami Marlins
September 3rd, 2014 at 3:44 PM
The New York Mets (65-74) and Miami Marlins (67-70) have split the first two games of their three game set. The Marlins won a sloppy affair on Labor Day, but the Mets bounced back last night with an 8-6 win. The two teams will wrap up their final contest in...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets
August 31st, 2014 at 10:35 AM
After splitting the first two games of their three game set, the New York Mets (63-73) and Philadelphia Phillies (62-73) will look to grab the rubber game of their series this afternoon. The game will also wrap up the season series between the two teams. First pitch at Citi Field...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies
August 8th, 2014 at 4:56 PM
After a disappointing loss yesterday, the New York Mets (54-61) find themselves in a tight spot. The Mets dropped two of three in a must win series against the Washington Nationals, and now they are staring down the barrel at a series where they have to take care of business...

New York Mets Start Critical Series in Washington with 6-1 Win
August 5th, 2014 at 10:29 PM
Washington, D.C.-The clock may be approaching midnight on the New York Mets' playoff dreams if they don't play well in the next 10 days. The Mets entered tonight's contest against the division leading Washington Nationals six games below .500 and at least seven games out of a playoff spot. That...

Left Field is a Major Problem for New York Mets
August 3rd, 2014 at 8:29 PM
After some initial confusion regarding their outfield situation in May, the New York Mets seem to have figured out 2/3 of the equation. Center field has been capably manned by Juan Lagares, who is playing Gold Glove caliber defense while hitting a respectable .276. Right field belongs to Curtis Granderson,...

Brandon Nimmo Struggling to Adapt to AA
July 23rd, 2014 at 10:35 PM
When Brandon Nimmo was promoted from Single-A St. Lucie to AA Binghamton nearly one month ago, the former first-round pick was tearing the cover off the ball, batting .322 with 73 hits through the first 62 games of his season. Since, the 21-year old hasn't been able to find that...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at San Diego Padres
July 18th, 2014 at 7:13 PM
With baseball's All Star Break having come and gone, the time has arrived for the New York Mets to get back to action. The Mets (45-50) had hit a very high note prior to the break, going 8-2 on a 10 game home stand to pull themselves within seven games...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Miami Marlins at New York Mets
July 12th, 2014 at 1:21 PM
The outlook surrounding the New York Mets has changed dramatically in the last ten days. Last Thursday, the Mets came home reeling from a three game sweep in Atlanta to cap off a miserable 1-6 road trip. The Mets faced a 10 game home stand to wrap up the first...

Mets Power Past Marlins in 7-1 Victory
July 11th, 2014 at 11:08 PM
The New York Mets (43-50) defeated the Miami Marlins (44-48) by a score of 7-1 in their series opener Friday night at Citi Field. The Mets improved to 6-2 in their last eight and pulled even to .500 at home on the year, as they continue to produce runs in...

New York Mets Win Fourth Consecutive Game with 4-1 Win Over Atlanta Braves
July 9th, 2014 at 10:27 PM
New York-After a trying two month stretch, the New York Mets are showing signs of life. The Mets had won three games in a row heading into tonight's game with the Atlanta Braves, and were looking to snag their first four game losing streak in over a year. The Mets...

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...