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New York Mets Rally to Pick up Fifth Straight Victory
April 16th, 2015 at 10:36 PM
The New York Mets have had a different vibe surrounding their team early this season. The buzz has become infectious around Citi Field this week, as the crowds have become more excited as each day passes. Tonight's contest with the Miami Marlins was a bit more challenging for the Mets,...

New York Mets Will Need Lucas Duda to Keep Hitting with David Wright Out
April 16th, 2015 at 9:59 AM
One of the New York Mets' hottest hitters at the start of the season has been first baseman Lucas Duda. Entering Wednesday night's game with the Philadelphia Phillies, Duda was hitting .345 to lead the team. Duda also has driven in five runs even though he has yet to homer,...

Travis D’Arnaud, Jonathon Niese Power New York Mets to Sweep of Philadelphia Phillies
April 15th, 2015 at 11:24 PM
The New York Mets were left looking for a new number two hitter after David Wright was placed on the 15 day disabled list earlier in the day. The man who got the first crack at that slot was catcher Travis d'Arnaud, who has been hitting well to start the...

Mets Top Phillies 6-5 in Wild Contest
April 14th, 2015 at 11:55 PM
The New York Mets (5-3) defeated the Philadelphia Phillies (3-5) by a score of 6-5 Tuesday night at Citi Field. It wasn't a dominating return to Citi Field for Matt Harvey, but he was good enough to get the job done in a wild contest that featured multiple players hit...

New York Mets Avoid Sweep with 4-3 Win Over Atlanta Braves
April 12th, 2015 at 5:24 PM
Atlanta-After winning their opening series with the Washington Nationals, getting swept by the Atlanta Braves would have been an unmitigated disaster for the New York Mets. Coming home with a 2-4 record would have brought a ton of questions about manager Terry Collins' lineup construction, the pitching outside of Matt...

New York Mets’ Offense Has Vanished in Regular Season
April 12th, 2015 at 8:22 AM
The New York Mets made a big impression offensively in spring training. The team led the Grapefruit League in home runs during the spring, paced by a strong showing from Michael Cuddyer. The Mets also looked in sync offensively with a lineup that featured Juan Lagares as the leadoff hitter...

New York Mets Struggle Offensively in 5-3 Loss to Atlanta Braves
April 12th, 2015 at 8:01 AM
Atlanta-The New York Mets made a huge impression offensively in spring training, leading the Grapefruit League in homers. That power has all but vanished in the regular season, with the Mets having no homers heading into their game with the Atlanta Braves Saturday night. The Mets (2-3) didn't homer again...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Atlanta Braves
April 10th, 2015 at 4:38 PM
The New York Mets (2-1) took care of business in their opening series, winning two out of three against the Washington Nationals. Getting a series victory over the division favorites helps the Mets make an early statement, but it wasn't good enough to put them in first place. That honor...

Lucas Duda Will Get a Day Off in Atlanta
April 10th, 2015 at 8:23 AM
The new lineup for the New York Mets has proven to be successful so far, helping the Mets take two out of three against the Washington Nationals. The lineup will get its first temporary tweak sometime in the next two days. Manager Terry Collins told reporters that Lucas Duda will...

Bartolo Colon Shines as New York Mets Record 3-1 Opening Day Win
April 6th, 2015 at 7:11 PM
Washington, D.C.-The choice of Bartolo Colon as the New York Mets' Opening Day starter was met with skepticism last week. Fans and pundits griped that youngsters Jacob deGrom and Matt Harvey were more deserving of the honor than Colon, who was 15-13 with an ERA over four in 2014. Colon...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Washington Nationals
April 6th, 2015 at 11:58 AM
After a very long offseason, the New York Mets are finally back in action. Today they find themselves in our nation's capital for Opening Day to kick off a very important three game set with the Washington Nationals. Normally it is rare for the first three games of the season...

New York Mets, Lucas Duda Shelve Contract Talks for Now
April 6th, 2015 at 9:15 AM
The New York Mets and Lucas Duda were unable to reach agreement on a long term extension before the season began. As a result, both sides have chosen to shelve the talks for now, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. The talks were halted so that Duda could focus on...

New York Mets Beat Washington Nationals 2-0 in Spring Tuneup
April 1st, 2015 at 8:48 AM
The New York Mets took another step closer to the regular season yesterday. This one came against their Opening Day opponent, the Washington Nationals, making the 2-0 win just a bit more important than other spring training wins. The hero in this outing was starting pitcher Jonathon Niese, who will...

New York Mets Cruise to 7-1 Spring Win Behind Rafael Montero’s Strong Start
March 30th, 2015 at 8:15 PM
After news leaked this morning that the New York Mets are still undecided about their fifth starter, a lot of attention shifted to today's exhibition contest with the Miami Marlins. After Dillon Gee's strong start against the Cardinals yesterday afternoon, Rafael Montero would have to deliver a gem of his...

Dillon Gee, Curtis Granderson Help New York Mets to Victory
March 29th, 2015 at 6:42 PM
The countdown to the regular season is dwindling, and the New York Mets have just six games left after today's 3-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals. The Mets have seen a lot of their key contributors deliver strong performances over the last few days. Today was no exception, as...

Report: New York Mets Talking Contract Extension with Lucas Duda
March 29th, 2015 at 5:43 AM
In an interesting development, it appears the New York Mets are willing to discuss a contract extension with first baseman Lucas Duda. The talks, first reported by Joel Sherman of the New York Post, could see the Mets looking to lock Duda up to a contract that will buy out...

Jacob DeGrom, Long Ball Help New York Mets to Exhibition Win
March 28th, 2015 at 5:39 PM
As Opening Day is just under 10 days away, the New York Mets look like they are rounding into form just in time to start the season. Starting pitcher Jacob deGrom delivered another fine outing against the Washington Nationals, allowing one run over seven innings of work. The Mets also...

New York Mets Ride Matt Harvey, Long Ball to 6-0 Spring Win
March 22nd, 2015 at 5:49 PM
The New York Mets looked locked and loaded in their spring training tuneup against the New York Yankees Sunday afternoon at Tradition Field. Matt Harvey looked dominant, tossing 5.2 shutout innings, and the Mets got four different players to hit homers in the game. The final result was a very...

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...

Lucas Duda Suffers Mild Oblique Strain in Camp
February 24th, 2015 at 1:21 PM
The New York Mets have their first injury issue of the 2015 campaign. First baseman Lucas Duda will get a couple of days off after suffering a strained left oblique, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. Mets' skipper Terry Collins told Rubin that he believes Duda suffered the injury as...