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Meet a “New” New York Met: Catcher Landon Powell
March 14th, 2013 at 1:16 AM
Now that the busy 2013 offseason is over and the New York Mets have started Spring Training, a number of new players have joined the team. Over the next several weeks, the Mets 101 staff will introduce a "new" Met every day and break down what role they could play...

Meet a “New” York Met: Catcher John Buck
March 4th, 2013 at 9:22 AM
Now that the busy 2013 offseason is over and the New York Mets have started Spring Training, a number of new players have joined the team. Over the next several weeks, the Mets 101 staff will introduce a "new" Met every day and break down what role they could play...

Mets 101 50th Anniversary Series: 5 Best Presents the Mets Gave the Fanbase in 2012
December 30th, 2012 at 1:00 AM
With Christmas and Hanukah come and past, lets take a look at the five best gifts the Mets gave their fan base in 2012.  Including the meaning behind them.  ***PHOTO1***  5. Catching Travis d'Arnaud in the R.A. Dickey Trade - Though it came at the expense of Cy Young Award winner R.A....

R.A. Dickey Passes Physical to Finalize Trade
December 17th, 2012 at 5:22 PM
R.A. Dickey passed his physical today to complete the trade between the New York Mets and Toronto Blue Jays, Andy Martino of the New York Daily News reports via Twitter. The deal has officially been finalized at seven players, with the main names having been known for a few days....

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Josh Thole
November 14th, 2012 at 11:52 PM
Now that the 2012 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting rotation, and bullpen this past season. We will now take a look at every player on the roster from A (Manny Acosta) to Y (Chris Young)...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Mike Nickeas
November 1st, 2012 at 12:55 PM
Now that the 2012 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting rotation, and bullpen this past season. We will now take a look at every player on the roster from A (Manny Acosta) to Y (Chris Young) as...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Daniel Murphy
October 31st, 2012 at 1:46 AM
Now that the 2012 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting rotation, and bullpen this past season.  We will now take a look at every player on the roster from A (Manny Acosta) to Y (Chris Young)...

Mets 101 Position Review Roundtable: Catchers
October 14th, 2012 at 6:53 PM
As the season progressed, it became clear that the Mets had a problem on their hands at the catcher position.  Four players in total, Josh Thole, Rob Johnson, Mike Nickeas, and Kelly Shoppach, played at least one game behind the plate and their inconsistencies plagued the Mets for most of...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Atlanta Braves
September 29th, 2012 at 3:57 PM
The New York Mets ruined Chipper Jones night with a 3-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves last night. Outfielder Lucas Duda delivered a go ahead three run homer to put the Mets ahead for good and end Jon Niese's season on a winning note. Tonight the two squads will resume...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets
September 17th, 2012 at 5:30 PM
After an unsuccessful weekend trip to Milwaukee, the New York Mets return home to kick off their final homestand of the season. First up on the docket are the team's final three meetings with the Philadelphia Phillies for the 2012 season. The Phillies enter this series in desperate need of...

New York Mets to Recall Six Players from Buffalo
September 3rd, 2012 at 4:58 PM
The rosters expanded on September 1st for all major league teams from 25 active players to 40. The Mets decided to wait until the Triple-A season was over before they called up the majority of their players, and those players will debut on Tuesday, MetsBlog.com reports. The six players include:...

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...

R.A. Dickey Dominates as New York Mets Crush Tampa Bay Rays
June 13th, 2012 at 10:32 PM
Tampa- The New York Mets have surprised many in the young season, primarily as a result of the team's great starting pitching. Johan Santana has gotten the lion's share of the headlines, which is to be expected considering he has come back successfully from shoulder surgery and threw the first...

Josh Thole to Return Tomorrow as New York Mets Adjust Roster
May 31st, 2012 at 6:39 PM
On the team's off day in nearly three weeks, the New York Mets are taking the opportunity to fine tune their roster. One move that will immediately help will be the activation of catcher Josh Thole from the 15 day disabled list. Thole, who is hitting .284 so far this...

Valdespin’s Pinch-Hit Homer Lifts Mets Over Phils
May 7th, 2012 at 10:59 PM
After being optioned to Buffalo on Sunday, and almost immediately being rerouted to Philadelphia to fill in for injured shortstop Ruben Tejada, Jordany Valdespin made the most of his opportunity by taking Jonathan Papelbon's (0-1) splitter into the right field seats at Citizens Bank Park. The three-run homer that scored Mike Nickeas and Ike Davis put the Mets ahead for good, as the Amazins took game one...

Johan Santana Finally Gets a Win as New York Mets Prevail
May 5th, 2012 at 8:32 PM
New York- Johan Santana has been as good as advertised for the New York Mets in 2012. In spring training the Mets touted Santana's return to form, and he hasn't missed a beat in his first month back since 2010. Unfortunately for him, his hard work hadn't been rewarded with...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Arizona Diamondbacks at New York Mets
May 5th, 2012 at 2:24 PM
The New York Mets are struggling to say the least. After a pretty good start, the team has scuffled along to lose four in a row. Last night's loss was particularly painful as the bullpen collapsed in the eighth inning, yielding a 4-2 lead in an eventual 5-4 loss to...

Mike Nickeas Dealing with Flu Like Systems
May 1st, 2012 at 7:12 PM
The New York Mets will be shorthanded tonight in Houston as backup catcher Mike Nickeas is dealing with the flu, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports with a tweet. Nickeas' case of the flu is so bad that the team left him at the hotel, which is forcing the team...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Houston Astros
May 1st, 2012 at 7:04 PM
After dropping the opening game of their series with the Houston Astros last night, the New York Mets will look to even the series tonight at 8:10 pm. The Mets are a bit shorthanded tonight on the bench, which we will get to in a minute. Here is the Mets'...

New York Mets Opening Day Roster Taking Shape
March 28th, 2012 at 4:20 PM
As spring training winds down, the Mets are starting to make some key decisions for their 25 man roster. Sources have told ESPN New York's Adam Rubin that Danny Herrera will make the squad as the team's lefty specialist while Tim Byrdak is sidelined following his knee injury. Mike Nickeas and...