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New York Mets Make Roster Moves; Remove Four from 40 Man Roster
October 18th, 2013 at 10:00 AM
The New York Mets are facing an upcoming 40 man roster crunch, and in advance of that roster crunch the Mets will need to clear some space from their 40 man roster. The Mets entered the offseason with a full 40 man roster and eight players on the 60 day...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Mike Baxter
October 9th, 2013 at 9:59 PM
Now that the 2013 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen this past season. We will now take a look at every player on the roster from A (David Aardsma) to Y (Eric Young...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Washington Nationals at New York Mets
September 9th, 2013 at 3:34 PM
After a 4-5 road trip, the New York Mets come home with only three weeks to go in their 2013 season. The Mets will kick off a 10 game home stand tonight as they welcome their division rivals, the Washington Nationals, to town to begin a four game series. The...

September Should Be Quiet on Call up Front for New York Mets
August 25th, 2013 at 2:30 PM
As the end of the season approaches, the next big date on the baseball calendar is September 1st. At that point, the active roster limit expands from 25 to 40, allowing teams to add extra arms to their bullpens and give young prospects their first shot at the major leagues. The...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Detroit Tigers at New York Mets
August 24th, 2013 at 1:59 PM
The New York Mets (58-68) look to even up their series with the Detroit Tigers (75-53) Saturday afternoon at Citi Field. First pitch is scheduled for 4:05 PM. It will be aces up for both squads as Matt Harvey faces Max Scherzer in a 2013 All-Star Game rematch, the first...

Will Marlon Byrd Still Be a New York Met in 2014?
August 17th, 2013 at 4:53 PM
With the 2013 MLB Trading Deadline now in the rear view mirror, Marlon Byrd is still a New York Met, starting most nights in right field for manager Terry Collins after weeks of rumors that the 35-year old veteran would be dealt to a contender. In 108 games this season,...

New York Mets’ Bats Break Out in 9-5 Win Over Arizona Diamondbacks
August 11th, 2013 at 7:54 PM
Phoenix-The New York Mets offense was expected to take a hit after losing third baseman David Wright for up to five weeks with a hamstring strain. In spite of that loss, the Mets have found ways to score and win ball games. Today against the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Mets posted...

New York Mets’ Plan for Wilmer Flores Makes No Sense
August 3rd, 2013 at 12:37 PM
After David Wright injured his hamstring in last night's game with the Kansas City Royals, the New York Mets knew they were probably going to be without him for a while. Wright has been the team's best offensive player this season, and losing him at a time when the Mets...

New York Mets Calling up Josh Satin, Collin Cowgill, and Josh Edgin to Fill Roster After Mass Demotion
June 9th, 2013 at 8:32 PM
After today's abysmal loss that sealed a second consecutive sweep to the lowly Miami Marlins, the clock struck midnight for several under performing Mets. Chief among them was first baseman Ike Davis. Davis, relief pitcher Robert Carson, and outfielder Mike Baxter were all demoted to Triple-A Las Vegas as part...

New York Mets Deliver Abysmal Performance and Get Swept by Miami Marlins Again
June 9th, 2013 at 5:53 PM
New York-A week and a half ago the New York Mets were riding an unbelievable high. The Mets had swept the New York Yankees for the first time in franchise history, and had a chance to rack up some wins with six games against the Miami Marlins on their schedule....

Mets 101 Game Preview: Miami Marlins at New York Mets
June 9th, 2013 at 10:24 AM
After a six and a half hour, 20 inning marathon loss to the Miami Marlins yesterday, the New York Mets are back at it this afternoon. They will wrap up their abbreviated two game set with the Marlins this afternoon at 1:10 pm at Citi Field. Jon Niese (3-5, 4.40 ERA)...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at New York Yankees
May 29th, 2013 at 3:49 PM
After another dramatic come from behind victory, the New York Mets are feeling good right now. The team, which has won three games in a row, secured a season split with the New York Yankees by sweeping the Citi Field portion of the Subway Series last night. The Mets, who...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Cincinnati Reds at New York Mets
May 21st, 2013 at 6:31 PM
After dropping a 4-3 decision to the Cincinnati Reds last night, the New York Mets will look to bounce back tonight. The second game of the Mets' three game series with the Cincinnati Reds will start at 7:10 pm. Jon Niese (3-4, 5.40 ERA) will take the hill for the...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at St. Louis Cardinals
May 15th, 2013 at 6:10 PM
It is only May 15, but the New York Mets are already in free fall. Having lost five in a row and seven of their last ten, the Mets check into today's matchup with the St. Louis Cardinals at 14-22. The Mets, who were 7-4 at one point, have dropped...

Mike Baxter’s Second Walkoff Hit in Three Days Lifts New York Mets to 3-2 Victory
May 10th, 2013 at 8:38 AM
New York-There are certain players who exceed their roles and become fan favorites for their clutch performances. Past New York Mets who have risen to the occasion include Ed Kranepool, Matt Franco, and Joe McEwing. The next man on this list is poised to become the Whitestone Wonder, Mike Baxter. Baxter,...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Chicago White Sox at New York Mets
May 8th, 2013 at 4:46 PM
The New York Mets (13-16) will look to ride the momentum off last night's ten inning, 1-0 win against the Chicago White Sox (13-18) Wednesday night at Citi Field. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 PM. It was the Matt Harvey show on Tuesday evening, as the Met phenom shutout...

New York Mets Rally Late to Stun Los Angeles Dodgers 7-3
April 24th, 2013 at 11:09 PM
New York-On a night when all the attention was focused on starting pitcher Matt Harvey, the New York Mets entered the bottom of the ninth inning down 3-2 and staring defeat in the face. The Los Angeles Dodgers had two outs and their closer, Brandon League, on the mound. The...

Dillon Gee Comes Through as New York Mets Defeat Washington Nationals 2-0
April 21st, 2013 at 6:39 PM
New York- Less than a week ago, Dillon Gee was brutalized by the Colorado Rockies offense.  His poor effort caused many to question not only if he was the same pitcher we saw last year, but if he could be a viable pitcher moving forward.  After today, those questions can...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Miami Marlins at New York Mets
April 6th, 2013 at 12:36 PM
The Mets (2-2) return to Citi Field this afternoon looking to stop a two game losing streak.  Last night a costly Ruben Tejada error blew the game and the Mets fell down 6-0 to the Miami Marlins (1-3).  The Mets mounted a comeback behind a three-run homer by Daniel Murphy...

New York Mets Split a Pair of Split Squad Games
March 24th, 2013 at 5:57 PM
Today marked the last split squad games on the spring schedule for the New York Mets, and the team (appropriately) split them. The home squad lost to the Detroit Tigers 9-4, but the traveling Mets defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 10-7 in Jupiter. The game with the Tigers featured the...