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Mets Sign Kyle Farnsworth to Minor League Deal
February 3rd, 2014 at 8:14 PM
The New York Mets announced Monday that they have signed veteran reliever Kyle Farnsworth to a Minor League contract with an invite to Spring Training. The Mets represent Farnsworth's eighth MLB team as the 38-year old enters his sixteenth MLB season. The hard-throwing righty has accumulated a 43-63 lifetime record...

New York Mets Claim Relief Pitcher Ryan Reid Off Waivers
December 24th, 2013 at 12:11 PM
With Christmas rapidly approaching, the New York Mets have been quiet on the news front along with the rest of baseball. As most front office personnel are getting away to celebrate the holidays with their families, Mets GM Sandy Alderson managed to perform one last bit of business to address...

The Latest on the Ike Davis Market
December 16th, 2013 at 4:41 PM
Ike Davis trade rumors seem to be popping up every day for the New York Mets. The Mets have been actively shopping Davis throughout the winter, and seem to have at least some interest from several teams. The two teams who reportedly had the strongest interest in Davis were the...

Report: Milwaukee Brewers Could Make Move for Ike Davis Soon
December 12th, 2013 at 4:05 PM
The market for first basemen got a little clearer at the winter meetings, when the Seattle Mariners grabbed two of the top players available at the position. The Mariners signed Corey Hart to a one year contract and also acquired Logan Morrison from the Miami Marlins, taking away two potential...

New York Mets Trade John Buck and Marlon Byrd to Pittsburgh Pirates
August 27th, 2013 at 6:25 PM
The New York Mets finally made a trade. After opting to keep their veterans at the trade deadline last month, the Mets traded both Marlon Byrd and John Buck to the Pittsburgh Pirates this afternoon, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. The Pirates claimed both players, meaning the Mets could...

Andrew McCutchen Leads Pittsburgh Pirates to 4-2 Win Over New York Mets
July 13th, 2013 at 11:15 PM
The New York Mets (40-50) dropped their second straight game to the Pittsburgh Pirates (56-36) Saturday night by a score of 4-2 at PNC Park. With the loss, the Amazins see their streak of eight consecutive series wins come to an end, their best run since 1999. Filling in for Matt...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Pittsburgh Pirates
July 13th, 2013 at 5:58 PM
The New York Mets (40-49) return to action Saturday night at PNC Park as they take on the Pittsburgh Pirates (55-36). First pitch is scheduled for 7:15 PM on FOX. The Pirates took the series opener Friday night with a 3-2 win in eleven innings to stay within one game...

Pittsburgh Pirates Edge New York Mets 3-2 in Eleven Innings
July 13th, 2013 at 11:59 AM
The New York Mets (40-49) dropped the first game of their weekend series with the Pittsburgh Pirates (55-36) Friday night at PNC Park by a score of 3-2 in eleven innings. The game was a pitching duel all night as both Jeremy Hefner and Charlie Morton were solid, putting up...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Pittsburgh Pirates
July 12th, 2013 at 7:18 PM
The New York Mets (40-48) open up a three-game weekend series with the Pittsburgh Pirates (54-36) Friday night at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 PM. The Mets are entering the final leg of a nine-game road trip in which they've won five of six in...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates at New York Mets
May 11th, 2013 at 1:14 PM
After dropping a 7-3 decision to the Pittsburgh Pirates last night, the New York Mets are back in action this afternoon. First pitch for today's game will be at 1:10 pm at Citi Field. Jon Niese (2-3, 4.66 ERA) will look to bounce back from a rough stretch of starts...

Shaun Marcum Struggles Again as New York Mets Fall 7-3 to Pittsburgh Pirates
May 10th, 2013 at 10:52 PM
New York-The only big ticket free agent signing for the New York Mets was right hander Shaun Marcum. Marcum, who has been a solid but injury prone starting pitcher, was expected to help fill the void left in the Mets' rotation following the trade of 2012 Cy Young Award winner...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates at New York Mets
May 10th, 2013 at 5:34 PM
After another dramatic walk off win, the New York Mets are back in action tonight. They will resume their four game set with the Pittsburgh Pirates tonight at 7:10 pm at Citi Field. Shaun Marcum (0-2, 7.20 ERA) will be on the hill for the Mets. Marcum has struggled in...

Mike Baxter’s Second Walkoff Hit in Three Days Lifts New York Mets to 3-2 Victory
May 10th, 2013 at 8:38 AM
New York-There are certain players who exceed their roles and become fan favorites for their clutch performances. Past New York Mets who have risen to the occasion include Ed Kranepool, Matt Franco, and Joe McEwing. The next man on this list is poised to become the Whitestone Wonder, Mike Baxter. Baxter,...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates at New York Mets
May 9th, 2013 at 5:43 PM
After splitting their two game set with the Chicago White Sox, the New York Mets are right back to work tonight. They will open a four game weekend set with the Pittsburgh Pirates at 7:10 pm at Citi Field. Dillon Gee (2-4, 6.16 ERA) will take the mound for the...

Meet a “New” York Met: Shortstop Brian Bixler
February 28th, 2013 at 10:00 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...

David Wright Becomes All Time Hits Leader for New York Mets in 6-0 Win
September 26th, 2012 at 10:17 PM
New York- For all the negativity surrounding the New York Mets in the second half of the season, this last homestand has turned into an opportunity to generate some good will with the fans. The team responded to Terry Collins' challenge to finish the season strong by ripping off a...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates at New York Mets
September 26th, 2012 at 5:23 PM
Manager Terry Collins challenged the New York Mets heart following an embarrassing 16-1 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies last week. Collins implied that the club had quit on the season, something that infuriated players and made the team look in the mirror to see how things can be better. The...

Wright Ties Kranepool, but Mets Sunk by Pirates 10-6
September 26th, 2012 at 1:09 AM
The New York Mets (70-84) had their four-game win streak snapped by the Pittsburgh Pirates (76-78) Tuesday night at Citi Field by a score of 10-4. Met starter Collin McHugh (L, 0-3) lasted just 1.1 innings, allowing seven runs on three walks and five hits, including one home run, a three run shot...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates at New York Mets
September 25th, 2012 at 6:23 PM
The New York Mets (70-83) look to make it five in a row Tuesday night against the Pittsburgh Pirates (75-78) at Citi Field. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 PM. Mets Starting Lineup SS Ruben Tejada 2B Justin Turner 3B David Wright LF Scott Hairston 1B Ike Davis C Kelly Shoppach CF Andres Torres RF Mike Baxter SP Collin McHugh Collin McHugh...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Pittsburgh Pirates
May 23rd, 2012 at 12:15 PM
The New York Mets will wrap up their road trip this afternoon with a 12:35 pm matinee against the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Mets are looking to win the series after getting a 3-2 victory over the Buccos last night. Here is today's Mets starting lineup: LF Mike Baxter CF Kirk Nieuwenhuis 3B David...