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Mets 101 Seven in Seven Series: Best Bargains #1 – R.A. Dickey
January 30th, 2014 at 9:24 PM
Mets 101's Seven in Seven series returns in 2014 as our gift to you. Each week, the Mets 101 staff will begin a countdown of something related to the New York Mets ( i.e. best third baseman, worst defeat, etc.). We will begin our countdown on Tuesdays with the number...

Mets 101 All-Star Memories: R.A. Dickey (2012)
December 13th, 2013 at 11:21 AM
A member of the New York Mets from 2010 to 2012, R.A. Dickey not only re-invented himself as a pitcher, but elevated his game to unforeseen heights, becoming the ace of the Met staff and taking the baseball world by storm with his knuckleball skills. While en route to his...

Harv-tastic! Matt Harvey Near Perfect; New York Mets Beat Chicago White Sox 1-0
May 8th, 2013 at 12:42 AM
Citi Field, New York-  Matt Harvey is as good as they come.  Tonight's game was nothing short of spectacular for the young Mets' pitcher, which didn't include run support, extra innings and a career high in strikeouts.  It came tough and spectacular, but the Mets beat the Chicago White Sox...

Mets 101 Season Preview Series: What Can the New York Mets Fans Look Forward to in 2013?
April 1st, 2013 at 10:28 AM
Ladies and gentlemen, fans and true believers...welcome to the 2013 season of the New York Mets!  So what is it that you as a fan have to look forward to? Ok, you're probably saying "look forward to?" to which I say Yes.  I know it may look bad right now,...

Meet a “New” York Met: Catcher John Buck
March 4th, 2013 at 9:22 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...

Mets 101 Seven in Seven Offbeat Personalities #6-R.A. Dickey
January 27th, 2013 at 1:06 AM
Just in time for the New Year, Mets 101's Seven in Seven series returns as our gift to you. Each week, the Mets 101 staff will begin a countdown of topics related to the New York Mets (i.e. best third baseman, worst defeat, etc.). We will begin our countdowns with...

12 for 2012: the 12 Biggest Stories Surrounding the New York Mets in 2012
December 31st, 2012 at 4:24 PM
As 2012 comes to a close, the New York Mets once again do not have a championship to ring in the New Year with. In spite of that disappointment, the year was filled with a lot of memories for the Mets. As we close the book on 2012, let's take...

Mets 101 50th Anniversary Series: 5 Best Presents the Mets Gave the Fanbase in 2012
December 30th, 2012 at 1:00 AM
With Christmas and Hanukah come and past, lets take a look at the five best gifts the Mets gave their fan base in 2012.  Including the meaning behind them.  ***PHOTO1***  5. Catching Travis d'Arnaud in the R.A. Dickey Trade - Though it came at the expense of Cy Young Award winner R.A....

Mets 101 Bio Blast: Noah Syndergaard
December 18th, 2012 at 12:12 PM
Throughout the R.A. Dickey trade saga, General Manager Sandy Alderson said on several occasions that he was looking for “difference makers” in any trade for the Cy Young winning knuckleballer.  The Mets appeared to have acquired that difference maker in prized catching prospect Travis D’Arnaud. But should not overlook the...

R.A. Dickey Passes Physical to Finalize Trade
December 17th, 2012 at 5:22 PM
R.A. Dickey passed his physical today to complete the trade between the New York Mets and Toronto Blue Jays, Andy Martino of the New York Daily News reports via Twitter. The deal has officially been finalized at seven players, with the main names having been known for a few days....

R.A. Dickey Agrees to Extension with Toronto Blue Jays; Trade Will Be Announced Tonight
December 17th, 2012 at 1:00 PM
The R.A. Dickey trade took one big step towards its conclusion on Monday afternoon. Dickey and the Toronto Blue Jays have agreed on a two year extension worth approximately 25 million dollars, Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reports. All that remains in the process is for Dickey to pass a...

Mets 101 Seven in Seven Series: the Biggest Blockbusters – #2 Johan Santana
December 17th, 2012 at 1:13 AM
Just in time for the holiday season, Mets 101's Seven in Seven series returns as our gift to you. Each week, the Mets 101 staff will begin a countdown of topics related to the New York Mets (i.e. best third baseman, worst defeat, etc.). We will begin our countdowns with...

Breaking: New York Mets and Toronto Blue Jays Agree in Principle on R.A. Dickey Trade
December 16th, 2012 at 2:11 PM
The much talked about R.A. Dickey trade moved one step closer to completion. The New York Mets and Toronto Blue Jays have agreed in principle on a deal that will send the Cy Young winner to Toronto, Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reports. The trade was agreed to about twenty...

Breaking: R.A. Dickey Could Be Traded as Soon as Today
December 14th, 2012 at 6:05 PM
The R.A. Dickey saga may soon be nearing a surprising conclusion. Multiple reports have indicated that the New York Mets may deal the 38 year old Cy Young winner by the end of the day today. (Be sure to check out Mets Blog for a full recap of the day's...

Report: New York Mets Increase Contract Offer to R.A. Dickey
December 11th, 2012 at 11:21 AM
The R.A. Dickey saga continues to twist and turn this offseason. The latest developments could lead to a happy ending for those who wish to see the Cy Young winner remain in Queens for a few more years. The New York Mets have raised their offer to Dickey to a...

Mets 101 News and Notes: Wright Press Conference, Trade Rumors
December 6th, 2012 at 12:40 AM
The New York Mets held a press conference Wednesday to announce David Wright's $138 Million contract extension that will keep the cornerstone third baseman in Flushing until 2020. "I'll never put another uniform on" Wright said at Nashville's Opryland Hotel, as Met brass is in the music city this week...

Trade Market Heating up for R.A. Dickey at Winter Meetings
December 4th, 2012 at 1:05 PM
New York Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson has hit the Winter Meetings in Nashville with a lot of work to do. The team is currently finalizing a contract extension with David Wright, so the team's focus has turned to R.A. Dickey. At least eight teams have expressed an interest in...

Mets Re-Sign David Wright; Close on Dickey Extension
November 30th, 2012 at 9:30 AM
According to WFAN's Eddie Coleman, the Mets have agreed to a contract extension with third baseman David Wright.  Reports say that it is an eight year, $138 million deal that will keep Wright in New York though the 2020 season.  The deal won't be officially announced until next week, however,...

Mets 101 Position Review: Starting Pitching
November 24th, 2012 at 4:02 PM
With the 2012 season now behind us, Mets 101 continues to break down the New York Mets by each position. Today's focus is the starting pitching staff. Led by All-Star and eventual Cy Young award winner R.A. Dickey, the starting rotation began to come together as a strength of the...

To Trade or not to Trade: the R.A. Dickey Dilemma
November 20th, 2012 at 11:36 AM
 ***PHOTO1*** The New York Mets' most difficult decision this offseason (aside from David Wright's contract extension) is figuring out what to do with R.A. Dickey. Dickey, whose five million dollar option was picked up on October 30, will be a free agent after 2013. Dickey's spectacular 2012 season, in which he...