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Philadelphia Phillies Use Big Sixth Inning to Beat New York Mets
August 30th, 2014 at 11:02 PM
New York-The Philadelphia Phillies (62-73) have struggled mightily against the New York Mets (63-73) this season. The Mets had won 12 of the first 17 matchups with the Phillies this season, but it didn't matter in this contest. The Phillies used a five run sixth inning and a strong performance...

New York Mets Have Yet to Place Bartolo Colon on Trade Waivers
August 22nd, 2014 at 8:05 AM
When the New York Mets held on to Bartolo Colon after the non-waiver trade deadline on July 31st, many assumed he simply would be moved in August. An August trade requires a player to pass through waivers before he can be moved, and Colon appeared likely to pass through given...

New York Mets Squander 6-1 Lead, Allow Philadelphia Phillies to Walk Off with Victory
August 10th, 2014 at 5:52 PM
Philadelphia-The New York Mets (56-62) squandered a 6-1 lead against the Philadelphia Phillies (53-65) on Sunday. The Mets lead was cut from 6-1 in the bottom of the sixth to 6-5 heading into the bottom of the ninth. Jenrry Mejia (L, 5-5), who has been dealing with a sore calf...

Bartolo Colon Records 200th Career Win as New York Mets Win 5-4
August 8th, 2014 at 10:48 PM
Philadelphia-It was a milestone night for Bartolo Colon and the New York Mets (55-61), but the ride was a bit bumpy to get there. The Mets raced out to a 5-0 lead over the Philadelphia Phillies (52-64), but had to hang on for dear life as the Phillies scored three...

New York Mets Batter A.J. Burnett, Philadelphia Phillies 7-1
July 28th, 2014 at 10:37 PM
New York-The New York Mets came back home after a moderately successful road trip hoping to continue their run of strong home play. The Mets went 8-2 on their final home stand before the All Star Break, and looked to kick off this home stretch with a bang against the...

Sandy Alderson Deserves Blame for New York Mets’ Poor Roster Construction
June 19th, 2014 at 12:52 PM
With the New York Mets essentially in free fall for the last month and a half, speculation has surfaced regarding the future of manager Terry Collins. Collins is on the hot seat for failing to motivate the Mets to improve over last season after making several pricey free agent acquisitions....

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...

Wheeler Brilliant as Mets Top Phillies 4-1
May 30th, 2014 at 9:43 AM
The New York Mets (25-28) took their series opener against the Philadelphia Phillies (23-28) Thursday night at Citizens Bank Park by a score of 4-1. Four Mets pitchers combined for fifteen strikeouts on the night, led by Zack Wheeler, who put up maybe his best start of the season. After...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets
May 10th, 2014 at 5:38 PM
The New York Mets (16-18) continue their series with the Philadelphia Phillies (16-18) Saturday night at Citi Field. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 PM. After a disastrous 1-6 road trip, the Mets hoped to right the ship back on home turf, but fell in eleven innings to their NL...

New York Mets Win 6-1 on Rainy Night in Philadelphia
April 30th, 2014 at 12:39 AM
Philadelphia-For the first time in 2014, the New York Mets had to deal with weather issues last night. The Mets have been lucky with the weather so far this season, after they had a rough rainout slate last April. A storm system that threatened to dump 2-4 inches of rain...

Mets 101 Seven in Seven Series: Best Bargains #3 – Marlon Byrd
January 27th, 2014 at 8:56 PM
Mets 101's Seven in Seven series returns in 2014 as our gift to you. Each week, the Mets 101 staff will begin a countdown of something related to the New York Mets ( i.e. best third baseman, worst defeat, etc.). We will begin our countdown on Tuesdays with the number...

Josh Satin Learning to Play the Outfield
December 15th, 2013 at 3:05 PM
One thing that the New York Mets have valued under GM Sandy Alderson's watch is versatility. Alderson's approach to roster building is all about maximum flexibility, and players who can fill multiple roles give Alderson multiple options to improve the team. Josh Satin has taken his GM's approach to heart...

New York Mets Have a Lot of Options in Free Agent Market
October 15th, 2013 at 8:04 AM
With the start of free agency less than a month away, the New York Mets have a lot of work to do to improve their roster. The team has several clearly defined needs on offense and could use extra arms in the starting rotation and bullpen, but luckily for General...

Former Mets Carlos Beltran and Marlon Byrd Open to Returning
October 6th, 2013 at 12:16 PM
With the New York Mets needing outfield help in the winter, a lot of names have been linked to them in the rumor mill. Two of the more interesting names are former Mets: Carlos Beltran and Marlon Byrd. Beltran was a member of the Mets from 2005-2011 before being dealt...

Mets 101 Season in Review: Surprises and Disappointments
October 6th, 2013 at 11:55 AM
As we continue to look at the season that was for the New York Mets, we will now take a look at some of the surprises and disappointments for the Mets in 2013. The 2013 season was a roller coaster for the Mets, and the team experienced some highs and...

Mets 101 Season in Review: Offense
October 1st, 2013 at 12:42 PM
Now that the 2013 season has concluded, Mets 101 will be taking a look at how the New York Mets performed in the 2013 season. Over the next three days we will look at how the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen performed over the course of the season. Today we...

New York Mets Tread Water in Trying August
September 1st, 2013 at 12:52 PM
After a strong July, the New York Mets entered August looking to build on their momentum and work on a second half push. The Mets faced some difficult stretches in the month, including an 11 game West Coast swing and a challenging home stand where the Atlanta Braves and Detroit...

New York Mets Trade John Buck and Marlon Byrd to Pittsburgh Pirates
August 27th, 2013 at 6:25 PM
The New York Mets finally made a trade. After opting to keep their veterans at the trade deadline last month, the Mets traded both Marlon Byrd and John Buck to the Pittsburgh Pirates this afternoon, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. The Pirates claimed both players, meaning the Mets could...

Mets 101 News and Notes: Matt Harvey Fallout Edition
August 27th, 2013 at 11:52 AM
It seems incredible that losing one player can change a team's outlook in the blink of an eye. That happened to the New York Mets yesterday, who announced that ace Matt Harvey is likely done for the season and possibly all of next season with a torn UCL ligament in...

Philadelphia Phillies Defeat Reeling New York Mets 2-1
August 27th, 2013 at 11:04 AM
New York-The optimism surrounding the New York Mets in the second half seemed to go up in smoke yesterday afternoon. That was when the team announced that their ace, pitcher Matt Harvey, would likely miss the rest of the season and possibly all of next season due to a UCL...