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Mets 101 News and Notes: 2013 Winter Meetings Edition, Day 2
December 10th, 2013 at 7:40 PM
The rumor mill is in full swing as the second day of the Winter Meetings is underway. The Mets have been active throughout the day, as rumors of new acquisitions and potential targets have circulated throughout the Twitterverse. Here at Mets 101, we will catch you up on all the...

Mets 101 News and Notes: Matt Harvey Avoids Tommy John Surgery . . . for Now
September 18th, 2013 at 10:07 AM
One of the biggest developments for the New York Mets this season was the maturity of starting pitcher Matt Harvey. Harvey developed into a superstar for the Mets, going 9-5 with a 2.27 ERA in 26 starts. Harvey also started the All Star Game at Citi Field and was beginning...

Mets 101 News and Notes: Injury Updates Edition
September 10th, 2013 at 11:21 AM
The second half of the season has been tough for the New York Mets injury wise. The Mets have lost a lot of players to injury, including their best hitter (David Wright) and pitcher (Matt Harvey), forcing new names to step up and contribute. The Mets have announced a lot...

Mets 101 News and Notes: Matt Harvey Fallout Edition
August 27th, 2013 at 11:52 AM
It seems incredible that losing one player can change a team's outlook in the blink of an eye. That happened to the New York Mets yesterday, who announced that ace Matt Harvey is likely done for the season and possibly all of next season with a torn UCL ligament in...

Mets 101 News and Notes: New York Mets Add Daisuke Matsuzaka
August 22nd, 2013 at 1:49 PM
With pitchers Jenrry Mejia and Jeremy Hefner going down with season ending injuries in the last week, the New York Mets found themselves in a dilemma. The team intended to use its reserve of starting pitching depth to get both Zack Wheeler and Matt Harvey to pitch to the end...

Mets 101 News and Notes: Jeremy Hefner May Require Tommy John Surgery
August 17th, 2013 at 4:03 PM
After finishing the first half on a strong note, New York Mets' starter Jeremy Hefner looked to have established himself as a solid contributor to the team's starting rotation. Hefner struggled out of the gate in the second half, and was placed on the disabled list with a sore elbow...

Mets 101 News and Notes: Jon Niese Due for MRI on Monday
July 4th, 2013 at 12:41 PM
The Fourth of July is here, and for many Americans the day is all about barbecues and baseball. The New York Mets will be celebrating the holiday by hosting the Arizona Diamondbacks at 1:10 pm, but one member of the Mets is awaiting an MRI that could determine the future...

Mets 101 News and Notes: Ike Davis and Ruben Tejada Both in Jeopardy of Minor League Stint
May 29th, 2013 at 4:19 PM
With the Subway Series in full swing, the city is full of baseball fever. The New York Mets have made their fans happy over the last two nights, completing two comeback victories over the New York Yankees. While there is a good vibe surrounding the club right now, trouble may...

Mets 101 News and Notes: 12 Days to Opening Day
March 20th, 2013 at 9:31 PM
Spring training is nearing it's end and roster decisions are going to start coming soon from the New York Mets.   Injuries have set the tone for the Mets this spring as yet another arm has gone down.  The starting rotation is currently in flux and we do not know who...

Mets 101 News and Notes: Spring Training Edition, Week 5
March 13th, 2013 at 4:13 PM
Spring training is nearing it's end and roster decisions are going to start coming soon from the New York Mets. The club has numerous outfield and bullpen battles to settle and rumors of a certain left handed starter being disgruntled are also floating around camp. This week's edition of Mets...

Mets 101 News and Notes: Spring Training Week 2
February 21st, 2013 at 8:00 AM
Spring Training is officially underway as the Mets have made their way to Port St. Lucie to get ready for the 2013 season.  The Mets have been working hard down in Florida and there has been no shortage of news for this week’s edition of Mets 101 News and Notes. Frank...

Mets 101 News and Notes: Spring Training Edition, Week One
February 13th, 2013 at 7:29 AM
As the northeast braces for another six weeks of winter, signs that spring is approaching are starting to appear. Throughout the major leagues, teams are reporting to spring training in Florida and Arizona in advance of the 2013 baseball season. The New York Mets are no different, as Monday marked...

Mets 101 News and Notes: Cy Young Award Revealed Tonight
November 14th, 2012 at 2:34 PM
R.A. Dickey's quest for the Cy Young Award will finally reach its conclusion tonight. The award winner will be revealed tonight at 6:30 pm. Dickey, who went 20-6 with a 2.73 ERA, is the presumptive favorite for the award. Dickey's odds on winning the Cy Young Award headline this week's...

Mets 101 News and Notes Special Edition: Free Agency Rumors
November 3rd, 2012 at 3:01 PM
Baseball's free agency period is now officially underway and the New York Mets are hard at work. Besides working out extensions for David Wright and R.A. Dickey, the team is said to be seeking upgrades behind the plate and in the outfield. As the hot stove is just churning up,...

Mets 101 News and Notes: Option Day is Coming Due for David Wright, R.A. Dickey
October 30th, 2012 at 7:56 AM
First and foremost, here's to hoping that all of our readers who are impacted by Hurricane Sandy are doing alright. Between the arrival of "Frankenstorm" and the 24/7 news coverage of it, it would be understandable if you haven't heard that the 2012 season is over. After the San Francisco...

Mets 101 News and Notes: Mike Pelfrey Will Be Non-Tendered
October 24th, 2012 at 1:05 PM
As the New York Mets are moving along into the offseason, they are starting to factor arbitration elibility into the team's decisions for 2013. Several players have already been pruned from the 40 man roster to make room for prospects such as Zack Wheeler and Darin Gorski in order to...

Mets 101 News and Notes: Jordany Valdespin Playing Right Field in Winter Ball
October 17th, 2012 at 11:16 AM
It is a relatively quiet time for the New York Mets right now. The baseball postseason is still in progress and we are roughly a month away from free agency, so much of the news surrounding the team will heat up after the World Series. While the club is quietly...

Mets 101 News and Notes: New York Mets Have 100 Million Dollar Offer Ready for David Wright
October 10th, 2012 at 2:21 PM
The offseason is less than a week old and the New York Mets are hard at work trying to secure two important cornerstones to their future. It is no secret around baseball that the top priority for Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson to sign All Stars David Wright and R.A....

Mets 101 News and Notes: Winds of Change are Coming to Flushing
October 3rd, 2012 at 9:21 AM
Today marks the final day of the 2012 regular season for the New York Mets, and it will come not a moment too soon for the team's fans and players. A once promising 2012 campaign got sunk by a miserable start to the season's second half, which exposed a lot...

Mets 101 News and Notes: Sandy Alderson Speaks Out About 2012
September 26th, 2012 at 12:30 PM
As the New York Mets can see the finish line for the 2012 season, the time has come to begin assessing the season that was. The organization will face some difficult decisions in the third year of Sandy Alderson's regime, and looking back at the missteps of 2012 will allow...