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New York Mets Fortunate That National League Wild Card Field Doesn’t Have Standouts
August 17th, 2016 at 11:29 AM
After a strong start to the season, the New York Mets have basically stumbled and bumbled their way through the past three and a half months. The Mets have gone 45-52 since May 1st, leaving them only one game over .500 for the season and playing like a sub .500...

New York Mets Re-Acquire Jonathon Niese from Pittsburgh Pirates for Antonio Bastardo
August 1st, 2016 at 4:33 PM
The New York Mets' main move on the day was acquiring outfielder Jay Bruce from the Cincinnati Reds, but they did sneak a second deal in right before the trade deadline. The move comes as a bit of a surprise as General Manager Sandy Alderson told reporters this afternoon that...

Report: New York Mets not Opposed to Reunion with Jonathon Niese
July 16th, 2016 at 1:53 PM
Former New York Mets' left handed Jonathon Niese has been in the news cycle for the past few days after Pittsburgh Pirates' General Manager Neal Huntington admitted he made a mistake trading for the left hander. Niese has been demoted to the Pirates' bullpen after suffering through what he admits...

Pittsburgh Pirates’ GM Regrets Trading for Jonathon Niese
July 16th, 2016 at 6:13 AM
The New York Mets made one of their savviest moves of the winter when they traded starting pitcher Jonathon Niese to the Pittsburgh Pirates for second baseman Neil Walker. Walker has been a steady presence for the Mets at second base, batting .254 with 15 homers and 37 RBI's in...

New York Mets Use Three Homers to Defeat Pittsburgh Pirates 6-4
June 17th, 2016 at 12:08 AM
New York-One night after they pounded out a season high 19 hits, people wanted to see how the New York Mets would follow up that strong performance. The Mets showed that effort wasn't a fluke when they recorded another 11 hits tonight against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Three of those hits...