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New York Mets Post Best August Since 2000 to Grab National League East Lead
September 1st, 2015 at 8:55 AM
The New York Mets entered August with a lot of optimism. After surviving a brutal stretch of games in July, the Mets had picked up some big reinforcements for their lineup and were in striking distance of the Washington Nationals. With an easier schedule lying ahead of them, the Mets...

Boston Red Sox Score Three in 10th to Snap New York Mets’ Winning Streak
August 28th, 2015 at 11:08 PM
New York-The New York Mets seemed to be able to do wrong on their last road trip, where they went 8-1 and had every ball bounce their way. With a visit from the last place Boston Red Sox on the docket, there was no reason to expect the Mets' seven...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Boston Red Sox at New York Mets
August 28th, 2015 at 6:59 PM
The New York Mets (71-56) have been on fire this month. In 24 August games, the Mets are 18-6 and have gone from trailing the Washington Nationals by two games to opening up a 6.5 game lead in the National League East. The Mets have been feasting on last place...

New York Mets May Skip Matt Harvey’s Start on Sunday
August 20th, 2015 at 10:35 AM
A big part of the New York Mets' loss last night was the decision to pull reliever Logan Verrett early. Verrett only threw six pitches in the sixth inning against the Baltimore Orioles, but he was pulled for Hansel Robles in the seventh with the Mets clinging to a 4-3...

New York Mets Will Likely Skip Some Starts for Young Pitchers in September
August 19th, 2015 at 8:47 AM
For a while, the New York Mets have indicated that they are planning to ensure their young starting pitchers will be available for postseason play and critical games down the stretch. The Mets have also indicated they want their young starters, particularly Matt Harvey and Noah Syndergaard, to get some...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates at New York Mets
August 16th, 2015 at 11:51 AM
The New York Mets (63-54) likely can't wait to see the Pittsburgh Pirates (68-46) leave town. The Pirates have won the first two games of this series, both in extra innings, and have won all five meetings with the Mets this season. The Mets will look to avoid getting swept...

New York Mets Try to Balance Innings Limits and Playoff Chase
August 13th, 2015 at 7:15 PM
The New York Mets find themselves all alone in first place tonight thanks in large part to their strong starting rotation. The rotation has seen a starter pitch at least seven innings 52 times in 113 games, Rockies' beat reporter Danny Knobler reports. Those strong starts have helped save the...

Matt Harvey Dominates Colorado Lineup as New York Mets Win 4-0
August 11th, 2015 at 10:24 PM
New York-The New York Mets have seen a return to form from Matt Harvey of late. Entering tonight's outing against the Colorado Rockies, Harvey had pitched to a 1.64 ERA in his last nine starts. The trend continued tonight, as Harvey tossed eight shutout innings. The Mets (61-52) gave him...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Colorado Rockies at New York Mets
August 11th, 2015 at 6:44 PM
The New York Mets (60-52) have been finding ways to win of late. Last night's game with the Colorado Rockies (47-64) was no different. The Mets rallied for three runs in the seventh inning to defeat the Rockies 4-2, maintaining their 1.5 game lead over the Washington Nationals in the...

New York Mets Defeat Miami Marlins 8-6 to Complete Series Sweep
August 5th, 2015 at 10:26 PM
Miami-The New York Mets may be playing their best baseball of the season at the right time. After sweeping the Washington Nationals over the weekend, there was some concern the Mets could suffer a letdown against the lowly Miami Marlins. The Mets (58-50) made sure those concerns were rendered moot,...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Miami Marlins
August 5th, 2015 at 6:52 PM
Concerns of a letdown for the New York Mets (57-50) after sweeping the Washington Nationals over the weekend certainly appear to be unfounded. The Mets have won the first two games of their series with the Miami Marlins (43-64), including a 5-1 victory last night. The win extended the Mets'...

Wilmer Flores Delivers Walk Off Homer to Help New York Mets Top Washington Nationals
August 1st, 2015 at 1:01 AM
New York-One of the big subplots for the New York Mets this week was the plight of infielder Wilmer Flores. Flores was nearly dealt away from the Mets in the Carlos Gomez trade that wasn't, and while he awaited his fate he teared up on the field. After the trade...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Washington Nationals at New York Mets
July 31st, 2015 at 5:42 PM
With the trade deadline having passed earlier this afternoon, the New York Mets (52-50) made a statement that they were not going to go away this season. The Mets finalized a trade with the Detroit Tigers to acquire star outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, who should bolster the middle of their lineup....

New York Mets Explode for 15-2 Rout of Los Angeles Dodgers
July 25th, 2015 at 10:48 PM
New York-It's amazing how much of a difference seeing major league hitters walk into the clubhouse can have on the psyche of a team. The New York Mets welcomed Kelly Johnson and Juan Uribe to their club on Friday, and Johnson was slotted right into the lineup as the cleanup...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Los Angeles Dodgers at New York Mets
July 25th, 2015 at 6:30 PM
The New York Mets (49-48) sure have a different feel about their team today. Despite entering the contest on a three game losing streak, including dropping the first two of this series to the Los Angeles Dodgers (56-42), the Mets have an air of positivity surrounding their team thanks to...

Matt Harvey Struggles as New York Mets Fall 7-2 to Washington Nationals
July 20th, 2015 at 10:26 PM
Washington, D.C.-The New York Mets knew they were staring at a big series with the Washington Nationals when they set their rotation for the second half prior to the All Star Break. Knowing the games against Washington were of critical importance, the Mets lined up their three young pitchers for...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Washington Nationals
July 20th, 2015 at 5:37 PM
The New York Mets (48-44) got a marathon victory yesterday, defeating the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 in 18 innings. The win was big for the Mets, who avoided a series sweep and now carry a little momentum into one of their biggest series of the season. The Mets continue their...

Mets 101 Roundtable Special: Revisiting Our Pre-Season Predictions
July 14th, 2015 at 10:40 AM
With the All Star Break here, the time has come to look back at the first half that was for the New York Mets. The Mets find themselves in a good spot at the break, with a record of 47-42 and just one game out of the second wild card...

Noah Syndergaard Will Start Second Half for New York Mets
July 12th, 2015 at 3:03 PM
The New York Mets announced their plans for their rotation after the All Star Break prior to today's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Mets' Manager Terry Collins told reporters that Noah Syndergaard will kick off the second half on Friday in St. Louis, MetsBlog.com reports. After Syndergaard, Bartolo Colon and...

Matt Harvey Uses Arm and Bat to Extend New York Mets’ Winning Streak
July 11th, 2015 at 6:45 PM
New York-Matt Harvey has been in a bit of a funk lately. Since the New York Mets went back to the six man rotation, Harvey has struggled with his command and looked shaky overall. Things were much better for the Mets' ace today against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Harvey got tagged...