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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...

Bartolo Colon Cruises as New York Mets Continue Dominance of Philadelphia Phillies
August 31st, 2015 at 11:39 PM
New York-After years of getting dominated by the Philadelphia Phillies, the New York Mets have gotten a good dose of revenge in the last year and a half. Entering their series last night, the Mets had gone 12-1 against the Phillies this season and just swept a four game series...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets
August 31st, 2015 at 3:27 PM
The New York Mets (72-58) didn't have a great weekend, dropping two out of three against the Boston Red Sox. Despite those losses, the Mets only lost one game in the standings after the Washington Nationals took two out of three against the Miami Marlins. The Mets will have a...

Minor League Mondays: Desmond Lindsay Makes His Pro Debut
August 31st, 2015 at 10:36 AM
The New York Mets raised a few eyebrows when they selected high school outfielder Desmond Lindsay with their first draft pick this season. Lindsay, who Mets' brass described as a "offensive machine", wasn't even ranked inside MLB Network's top 100 prospects at the time due to a hamstring injury in...

New York Mets Defeat Boston Red Sox 5-4 to Avoid Sweep
August 30th, 2015 at 5:57 PM
New York-The New York Mets looked absolutely exhausted in the opening games of their weekend set with the Boston Red Sox. The Red Sox took full advantage of the Mets' tired efforts, winning the first two games of the three game set. The Mets got a bit more rest ahead...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Boston Red Sox at New York Mets
August 30th, 2015 at 12:14 PM
After coming home on a high note, the New York Mets (71-58) appear to have hit a bit of a pothole this weekend. The Boston Red Sox (60-69) won the first two games of this three game series, scoring impressive wins in games started by Matt Harvey and Jacob deGrom....

New York Mets Add Addison Reed to Beleaguered Bullpen, Working on Another Possible Deal
August 30th, 2015 at 8:54 AM
For a while, it seemed like the New York Mets were content to let things play out for their beleaguered bullpen. Outside of Jeurys Familia and Tyler Clippard, the Mets need to find reliable arms out there if they want to have success down the stretch. Mets' General Manager Sandy...

Boston Red Sox Get to Jacob DeGrom in Sixth to Record Second Straight Win
August 29th, 2015 at 8:53 PM
New York-With how hot the New York Mets were earlier this week at the plate, the worm was due to turn eventually. That has happened this weekend against the Boston Red Sox. After Boston won the opener in extra innings last night, the Mets looked to have the edge in...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Boston Red Sox at New York Mets
August 29th, 2015 at 12:21 PM
The New York Mets (71-57) seem like they can even win when they are losing lately. Despite losing 6-4 to the Boston Red Sox (59-69) last night, the Mets maintained their 6.5 game lead in the National League East after the Washington Nationals also lost last night. The Mets will...

Yoenis Cespedes Making Huge Case That New York Mets Need to Keep Him
August 29th, 2015 at 9:46 AM
When the New York Mets acquired Yoenis Cespedes before the trade deadline, it was with the expectation that he was a two month rental to help them reach the postseason. Cespedes' unique contract situation requires him to be released from his deal five days after the conclusion of the World...

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’ Road Romp Ratchets up Expectations
August 28th, 2015 at 3:03 PM
The New York Mets haven't been a particularly good road team this season, so when they embarked on a nine game road trip at the beginning of last week there was reason for caution. The trip featured stops in Baltimore, Denver, and Philadelphia. While the Mets had handled the Phillies...

Mets Score Four in the Thirteenth, Sweep Phillies with 9-5 Win
August 28th, 2015 at 12:18 AM
The New York Mets (71-56) finished off a sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies (50-78) with a 9-5 win Thursday night at Citizens Bank Park. It took thirteen innings but the Mets offense exploded in the top of the thirteenth, with a big two-RBI double by Daniel Murphy followed by a...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies
August 27th, 2015 at 5:38 PM
The New York Mets (70-56) will go for the sweep Thursday night as they conclude their four-game series with the Philadelphia Phillies (50-77). First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 PM at Citizens Bank Park. ***PHOTO1*** Local Media Coverage TV - SNY Radio - WOR Mets Starting Lineup RF Curtis Granderson CF Yoenis Cespedes 1B Daniel Murphy 3B David Wright 2B...

Steven Matz Looks Sharp in Latest Rehab Start
August 27th, 2015 at 10:07 AM
The New York Mets want to get starting pitcher Steven Matz back in their rotation soon. Matz, who has been out since mid-July with a lat injury, should help the Mets stretch out their rotation once he is activated from the disabled list. The Mets currently have Matz out on...

Mets Bats Stay Hot, Pound Phillies 9-4
August 26th, 2015 at 11:46 PM
The New York Mets (70-56) made it six in a row on Wednesday night as they defeated the Philadelphia Phillies (50-77) by a score of 9-4 at Citizens Bank Park. The Met lineup stayed hot, banging out a dozen hits and another homer; this time from Michael Cuddyer, to keep...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies
August 26th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
The New York Mets (69-56) will look to extend their 5-game winning streak as they continue their series with the Philadelphia Phillies (50-76) Wednesday evening at Citizens Bank Park. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 PM. The Mets picked up their fifth straight win in the series opener Tuesday night...

New York Mets Have a Lot of Options for September Call-Ups
August 26th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
With September 1st less than a week away, the New York Mets can look forward to the expansion of active rosters to 40 players. While in the recent past this has merely allowed the Mets to give minor leaguers a cup of coffee in meaningless games, now the roster expansion...

New York Mets Hang on for Fifth Straight Win
August 25th, 2015 at 11:09 PM
Philadelphia-The New York Mets just find ways to win these days. After jumping out to an early lead, the Mets found themselves trailing the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 in the middle innings. The Mets were able to scrap back, however, grabbing a 6-4 lead in the sixth. Things got a bit...