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New York Mets Snap Losing Streak with 6-5 Win Over Texas Rangers
July 4th, 2014 at 11:30 PM
New York-The New York Mets caught a bad break in the beginning of their game with the Texas Rangers. Starting pitcher Jonathon Niese was forced to depart after only three batters when he took a line drive off his back off the bat of Texas' Alex Rios. Without their most...

Pittsburgh Pirates Walk Off with 3-2 Win Over New York Mets
June 27th, 2014 at 11:45 PM
Pittsburgh-The New York Mets were forced to play without their captain on Friday night against the Pittsburgh Pirates. David Wright was scratched from the lineup with a sore left shoulder, putting a crater sized hole in the middle of the Mets' lineup. The Mets (36-44) struggled to score runs without...

Mets 101 Postgame: Pittsburgh Pirates 5, New York Mets 2
June 26th, 2014 at 10:06 PM
The New York Mets (36-43) dropped their series opener to the Pittsburgh Pirates (40-39) Thursday night by a score of 5-2 at PNC Park. Game Highlights With the Mets trailing 1-0, Lucas Duda tied the game with his twelfth homer of the season. The Mets botched a play on a stolen base attempt...

New York Mets’ Late Rally Falls Short Against Oakland A’s
June 26th, 2014 at 11:01 AM
New York-The New York Mets dug themselves a big hole in their game against the Oakland A's Wednesday night. The Mets fell way behind early, trailing 6-0 after two innings and eventually falling as far back as 8-0. The Mets made a valiant surge late, but it would fall short...

Lucas Duda a Long Way Away from Earning an Extension
June 23rd, 2014 at 12:29 AM
The next three-plus months will be huge for New York Mets first baseman Lucas Duda, who will be playing for his Mets future with contract negoitations coming up at season's end. The 28-year old Duda will be arbitration eligible, something the Mets will want to avoid, should his performance warrant...

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...

Jacob DeGrom Finally Gets First Win as New York Mets Shutout Miami Marlins
June 21st, 2014 at 6:54 PM
Miami-Jacob deGrom's transition to the big leagues has been full of tough luck. deGrom has pitched well in his first eight starts for the New York Mets, but he didn't have a win to show for it heading into today's game against the Miami Marlins. deGrom has been a victim of...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Miami Marlins
June 21st, 2014 at 3:11 PM
After having the tying run gunned down at home twice last night, the New York Mets (33-41) now find their series with the Miami Marlins (37-36) even at one game a piece. The Mets got a gem from Zack Wheeler to win the opener 1-0, but the Marlins returned the...

Missed Opportunities Haunt New York Mets in Latest Loss
June 17th, 2014 at 11:38 PM
St. Louis-The main problem for the New York Mets this season has been their offense. The Mets have gotten good performances from their starting pitching all season, but have failed to take advantage of it far too often. Tuesday's game against the St. Louis Cardinals was another example of this...

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 Postgame: San Diego Padres 5, New York Mets 0
June 15th, 2014 at 12:35 AM
The New York Mets (30-38) were shutout by the San Diego Padres (29-39) in the second game of their weekend series Saturday evening by a score of 5-0 at Citi Field. It was the end of a five-game losing streak for the Padres and the tenth loss out of their...

Bobby Abreu’s Strong Night Helps New York Mets Snap Losing Streak
June 14th, 2014 at 7:32 AM
New York-With Curtis Granderson scratched from the lineup last night, the New York Mets used 41 year old Bobby Abreu in the cleanup spot of their lineup. Abreu has been a good find for the Mets this season, as he entered last night's contest hitting .279 over his first 38...

New York Mets’ Bats Go Silent in Loss to Milwaukee Brewers
June 11th, 2014 at 10:25 PM
New York-It turns out the New York Mets' ability to tack on runs lasted only one night. The Mets scored six runs in their victory over the Milwaukee Brewers Tuesday night, but they barely got six base runners on Wednesday night. The result was only one run as the Brewers...

New York Mets’ Biggest Problem is Simply Blowing Leads
June 10th, 2014 at 10:07 AM
The New York Mets have been struggling for the last five weeks, falling from four games over .500 to seven games under. Many have offered their insights into why the Mets have struggled to hang around in a division that is up for grabs this season. The Mets are only...

San Francisco Giants Rally to Defeat New York Mets 5-4
June 8th, 2014 at 9:17 AM
San Francisco-There isn't much to say when it comes to how the New York Mets lose games. The Mets aren't a very consistent team, and when they lose it is for one of three things: an implosion by the starting pitcher, leaving too many runners on base, or a bullpen...

New York Mets Drop Second Consecutive Game to Chicago Cubs
June 5th, 2014 at 9:11 AM
Chicago-Entering the series winners of three in a row, the New York Mets looked to build some momentum against the worst team in baseball, the Chicago Cubs. The Mets have failed to do that. After dropping the series opener 2-1, the Mets (28-31) lost again to the Cubs (22-34) 5-4. ***PHOTO1*** The...

Lucas Duda’s 11th Inning Home Run Lifts New York Mets to Victory
June 1st, 2014 at 6:07 PM
Philadelphia-The New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies sure have played a lot of baseball this weekend. After playing 14 innings on consecutive nights, the Mets and Phillies played 11 today for good measure. The Mets (27-29) were able to come out on top thanks to a two run homer from...

Dropped Fly Ball Dooms New York Mets in 14th Inning Loss
May 31st, 2014 at 12:50 PM
Philadelphia-The New York Mets' winning streak came to an end last night in truly bizarre fashion. The Mets and Philadelphia Phillies played deep into the night, with the game lasting 14 innings and nearly five and a half hours. Most extra inning games end with something dramatic, like a walkoff...

Bartolo Colon Delivers Strong Outing as New York Mets Win Series with Pittsburgh Pirates
May 28th, 2014 at 4:18 PM
New York-Wednesday afternoon was Bartolo Colon's first start after celebrating his 41st birthday on Saturday. Colon, who entered today's game with a 3-5 record and carrying an ugly 5.34 ERA, has had some rough moments in a New York Mets uniform. Today's game wasn't one of them. Colon threw 7.1...

Arizona Diamondbacks Defeat New York Mets 3-2
May 24th, 2014 at 8:28 PM
The last time Zack Wheeler and Josh Collmenter faced off on April 14th, Wheeler and the New York Mets picked up a victory. The Mets tried to duplicate the feat this afternoon, but Wheeler did not receive nearly the same run support he did in Arizona. Wheeler gave up only...