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Mets Homer Twice, Syndergaard Dominates Padres in 4-0 Win
July 29th, 2015 at 12:37 AM
The New York Mets (52-48) shutout the San Diego Padres (47-53) in the opener of their three game series Tuesday night with a 4-0 win at Citi Field. The Amazins broke out the power bats, homering twice in the contest to give Noah Syndergaard all the support he'd need as...

Mets Reliever Jenrry Mejia Suspended 162 Games for Second PED Violation
July 28th, 2015 at 9:30 PM
For the second time this season, New York Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia has tested positive for a banned substance. This violation will cost Mejia 162 games and put his Mets-and possibly MLB-career in jeopardy. Should he test positive again, Mejia will face a lifetime ban from the league under the...

Mets 101 Game Preview: San Diego Padres at New York Mets
July 28th, 2015 at 5:45 PM
The New York Mets (51-48) open up a three-game series against the San Diego Padres (47-52) Tuesday night at Citi Field. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 PM. The Mets currently sit just two games behind first place Washington in the NL East race and these next three games will...

Troy Tulowitzki Trade Shakes up Market for New York Mets
July 28th, 2015 at 12:41 PM
New York Mets' fans who were dreaming of a deal for Troy Tulowitzki woke up disappointed this morning. The Colorado Rockies traded the All Star shortstop to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for former Mets' shortstop Jose Reyes and three pitching prospects. While Mets' fans may be disappointed Tulowitzki...

Report: New York Mets Acquire Tyler Clippard in Deal with Oakland A’s
July 27th, 2015 at 6:50 PM
The acquisitions of Kelly Johnson and Juan Uribe from the Atlanta Braves last Friday showed that the New York Mets are in a win now mode. The Mets, finally becoming buyers at the trade deadline, were rumored to be seeking numerous other upgrades to their club over the weekend. This...

Mets 101 Minor League Mondays: Brandon Nimmo Update
July 27th, 2015 at 10:10 AM
New York Mets prospect Brandon Nimmo may have been lost in the shuffle a bit with Michael Conforto passing through town, but the 22 year old outfielder has been quietly turning things around for himself in Binghamton. Recently named to both the MLB Futures and the Eastern League All-Star teams,...

New York Mets Eyeing Relief Help in Trade Market
July 27th, 2015 at 7:52 AM
The New York Mets made their first foray into the trade market on Friday night, when they added infielders Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson from the Atlanta Braves. Mets' General Manager Sandy Alderson has hinted in the past few days that the team is weighing bigger moves, and they have...

Juan Uribe Lifts New York Mets to Walkoff Win Over Los Angeles Dodgers
July 26th, 2015 at 5:40 PM
New York-Today's game between the New York Mets and Los Angeles Dodgers was predicted to be a stellar pitching showdown, and for eight innings it was. Jacob deGrom outdueled Zack Greinke, leaving in the eighth inning with a 2-0 lead and Jeurys Familia in for a four out save. Familia...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Los Angeles Dodgers at New York Mets
July 26th, 2015 at 11:31 AM
The New York Mets (50-48) had their best night offensively in a long time last night, routing the Los Angeles Dodgers (56-43) 15-2. The big win got the Mets on the board in this series after the Dodgers had won the first two games on Thursday and Friday. The Mets...

New York Mets Have Dangled Zack Wheeler in Trade Talks
July 26th, 2015 at 8:43 AM
With the trade for Kelly Johnson and Juan Uribe Friday night, New York Mets' General Manager Sandy Alderson made his first in season buy as the team's GM. While the moves should help down the stretch, attention has now turned towards Alderson to see if a follow up move is...

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...

David Wright Cleared to Engage in Baseball Activities in New York Next Week
July 25th, 2015 at 8:44 AM
After two long months of stops and starts in the rehab process, the New York Mets finally got some good news on third baseman David Wright. Wright will travel to New York next week and engage in baseball activity with the Mets, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. The news,...

Los Angeles Dodgers Beat up Jonathon Niese, New York Mets in 7-2 Rout
July 24th, 2015 at 10:10 PM
New York-The New York Mets made quite a few headlines off the field today. After promoting outfielder Michael Conforto to the big leagues earlier today, news broke during their game with the Los Angeles Dodgers that the Mets were close to adding Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson from the Atlanta...

Report: New York Mets Closing in on Deal to Add Juan Uribe, Kelly Johnson
July 24th, 2015 at 8:11 PM
When New York Mets' General Manager Sandy Alderson told reporters yesterday that he had the resources necessary to add to his roster, he was met with severe skepticism. Since Alderson has been the GM of the Mets, he has spent much of his time at the trade deadline each July...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Los Angeles Dodgers at New York Mets
July 24th, 2015 at 6:00 PM
The New York Mets (49-47) looked absolutely lifeless on offense last night. Bartolo Colon threw a gem for the Mets, allowing only one run in eight innings of work, but that wasn't good enough as the Los Angeles Dodgers (55-42) got a three hit shutout from Clayton Kershaw. The Mets...

New York Mets Promote Michael Conforto After Finally Placing Michael Cuddyer on Disabled List
July 24th, 2015 at 3:58 PM
After about two weeks of haggling, the New York Mets finally made the roster move fans and some pundits have been begging for. The Mets announced this morning that they have placed outfielder Michael Cuddyer on the 15 day disabled list and promoted outfielder Michael Conforto from AA Binghamton to...

Three Simple Ways to Improve New York Mets’ Offense
July 24th, 2015 at 10:05 AM
The New York Mets have had a lot of trouble scoring runs this season, which is no secret to them or their fans. Despite having a great pitching staff, the Mets are barely over .500 due to an offense that ranks near the bottom of the major leagues in most...

Kershaw Leads Dodgers in 3-0 Shutout of Mets
July 23rd, 2015 at 10:02 PM
The New York Mets (49-47) dropped the opener of their series with the Los Angeles Dodgers (55-42) by a score of 3-0 Thursday night at Citi Field. The Mets have now lost five out of seven since the All-Star break, but remain three games behind the Washington Nationals (who lost...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Los Angeles Dodgers at New York Mets
July 23rd, 2015 at 4:35 PM
The New York Mets (49-46) knew they needed to have a good showing in their series with the Washington Nationals this week, and were within four outs of a series victory yesterday. Unfortunately for them, Bobby Parnell gave up three runs in the eighth inning to hand the Mets one...