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Sizing up the Competition, Part 2: Atlanta Braves
January 6th, 2013 at 12:04 PM
As we digest the aftermath of the R.A. Dickey trade, it is clear that the New York Mets are looking to build their 2013 squad with youth. A natural question to keep an eye on for the Mets is to see what their division rivals are doing in the offseason....

New York Mets Season in Review:Bullpen
October 9th, 2012 at 9:43 AM
As we do at the end of every Mets season here at Mets 101, we break down each of the three critical phases of the team. Having already covered the team's offense and starting pitching over the weekend, today we will take a look at the bullpen. The bullpen was...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Arizona Diamondbacks
July 27th, 2012 at 7:34 PM
While many people around the country are excited as the Opening Ceremonies of the Olympic Games take place in London today, the New York Mets will have to focus on business tonight. The team snapped its six game losing streak behind Matt Harvey's brilliant debut last night and will look...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Los Angeles Dodgers at New York Mets
July 22nd, 2012 at 2:08 PM
Ed Note: Mets 101 apologizes for the late post today, the author was experiencing some internet connectivity issues earlier this afternoon. Sunday afternoon the New York Mets (47-47) look to avoid a sweep yet again, this time at the hands of the Los Angeles Dodgers (51-44) at Citi Field. Game time is scheduled for...

Elvin Ramirez Returns to Flushing; Miguel Batista Designated for Assignment
July 22nd, 2012 at 11:27 AM
In light of the beating the bullpen has taken the last two games, the New York Mets have recalled reliever Elvin Ramirez from Triple-A Buffalo, MetsBlog.com reports. Ramirez, who was 0-1 with a 9.00 ERA with the Mets in June, will be available out of the bullpen for today's game....

New York Mets Rally Late, but Fall Short to Los Angeles Dodgers 8-5.
July 21st, 2012 at 7:41 PM
Flushing, The train keeps on rolling…In the wrong direction.  The New York Mets (47-47) dropped their eighth out of their last nine, falling this afternoon to the Los Angeles Dodgers (51-44) by a score of 8-5.  With the loss today, the Mets have fallen to the .500 mark for the...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Los Angeles Dodgers at New York Mets
July 21st, 2012 at 11:35 AM
The Mets have (47-46) officially hit the summer lows.  They have lost six of seven coming out of the All-Star break and eight of ten overall.  Last night, the Mets fell to the Los Angeles Dodgers (50-44) by a score of 7-6.  Johan Santana got rocked as the Mets were...

New York Mets State of the Bullpen, Part 2
July 19th, 2012 at 8:10 AM
The achilles heel for the New York Mets this entire season has been their bullpen. The Mets bullpen has been utterly putrid, as seen by their overall numbers. They have an ERA of 5.00 as a unit, which is the worst in baseball. That ERA is worse than the 1962...

Poor Performance Out of Bullpen by Miguel Batista Costs Mets Dearly in 4-3 Loss
July 18th, 2012 at 10:22 PM
Washington D.C.: In what seems to have become an annual tradition for the New York Mets, the team overachieves in the first half of the season and then proceeds to fall apart in the second half of the season. The 2012 Mets seem to have followed that script to a...

If Dillon Gee is Out Long Term, the New York Mets Must Promote Matt Harvey
July 11th, 2012 at 11:45 AM
After several months of great starting pitching, the New York Mets learned yesterday that one of their best young pitchers, Dillon Gee, will need to be placed on the disabled list due to a blood clot in his pitching shoulder. Initial reports seemed to indicate that the injury would be...

New York Falls 8-3 in Series Finale as Met Errors Allow LA to Dodge Sweep
July 1st, 2012 at 11:55 PM
The New York Mets (43-37) handed the Los Angeles Dodgers (44-36) their first win in six games on a series of miscues as they dropped the finale of their four-game series at Dodger Stadium 8-3 Sunday night. Three Met errors and five walks led to six unearned runs in the...

New York Mets Battle Back from Early Deficit but Fall 6-5 on Robinson Cano Homer
June 25th, 2012 at 12:37 AM
The New York Mets (39-34) dropped the rubber game of their three-game Subway Series at Citi Field to the New York Yankees (43-28) Sunday night by a score of 6-5. The Mets had 12 hits on the evening but all were singles and in the end could not keep up with the power bats of the Bronx Bombers, who...

Homer Bailey Dominates as New York Mets Drop Second Straight
June 16th, 2012 at 10:05 PM
New York- There is an old saying in baseball that even the best hitters can be stopped by good pitching. The New York Mets entered their series with the Cincinnati Reds in an offensive groove after scoring 29 runs in a three game sweep of the Tampa Bay Rays. Their...

Suddenly Slumping New York Mets Drop Third Straight Game
June 6th, 2012 at 10:14 PM
Washington D.C.- The New York Mets seemed like they were on top of the world last weekend, riding the momentum of Johan Santana's no hitter to a three game winning streak over the defending champion St. Louis Cardinals. The Mets have come back to earth since then, and tonight's game...

New York Mets 101 News and Notes: Ramon Ramirez Hits Disabled List
June 5th, 2012 at 5:36 PM
The New York Mets are opening a big three game series with the Washington Nationals tonight, and the Mets have made several roster moves prior to tonight's game. Several of them are injury related, and without further ado here they are (Credit to MetsBlog.com for the scoop): Ramon Ramirez Hits the...

Injury Updates on Josh Thole, Chris Young, Jenrry Mejia, and Zach Wheeler
May 21st, 2012 at 5:48 PM
With the recent injury to Miguel Batista, who's currently on the 15-day DL due to discomfort in his lower back and Ruben Tejada slated to comeback within a week, how are the other injured Mets faring? How long will it be until they are back? Don't worry, we will fill...

New York Mets Recall Vinny Rottino from AAA Team Buffalo Bisons
May 21st, 2012 at 4:41 PM
The Mets have made a roster move for Monday night's game in Pittsburgh, recalling catcher/outfielder Vinny Rottino from AAA Buffalo. To make room on the roster, RHP Chris Schwinden was optioned to Buffalo, just one day after being recalled to take the spot of injured pitcher Miguel Batista (lower back strain). With Batista's spot in the rotation not...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Toronto Blue Jays
May 19th, 2012 at 12:39 PM
Fresh off of a 14-5 pounding from the Toronto Blue Jays last night, the New York Mets will look to bounce back and start a new winning streak. First pitch for today's game will be at 1:07 pm at Rogers Centre. Here is today's Mets starting lineup: CF Andres Torres DH Mike...

New York Mets Trump Milwaukee Brewers; Miguel Batista is Lights Out, Daniel Murphy is on, Francisco is In
May 14th, 2012 at 10:21 PM
New York- Miguel Batista was lights out for the New York Mets tonight, Daniel Murphy just has it turned on, and Frank Francisco has cooled down & hopefully now plugged in getting the job done tonight (even though it was a bit of a nail biter).  Against the Milwaukee Brewers...

Feisty New York Mets Charge Back Late to Beat Philadelphia Phillies
May 9th, 2012 at 10:30 AM
Philadelphia- The New York Mets have shown a lot of resilience early this season. Despite dealing with injuries, ineffectiveness, and a lot of turnover, the team has fought tooth and nail to keep themselves in the thick of the NL East race. The Mets showcased some of their true grit...