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Rafael Montero Will Throw in Winter League
October 5th, 2014 at 12:34 PM
The New York Mets have chosen to allow righty Rafael Montero to pitch winter ball in the Dominican Republic this year, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. Montero will pitch for Escogido this winter, a club in Montero's home country, the Dominican Republic. Montero is expected to begin his winter...

Mets 101 Season in Review: Starting Pitching
October 2nd, 2014 at 1:24 PM
The New York Mets 2014 season is over, and as part of our offseason coverage we will take a look back at how the Mets performed in each phase of the game this past season. Over the next several days we will review the Mets' offense, starting pitching, and bullpen....

New York Mets Build Some Hope with Strong September
September 28th, 2014 at 7:00 PM
September usually isn't a month to remember for the New York Mets, especially in the last half decade. With the Mets usually out of playoff contention by the time September begins, previous editions of the team have essentially mailed in the last 30 days of action. That was not the...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Houston Astros at New York Mets
September 27th, 2014 at 5:37 PM
With the season winding down, the New York Mets (77-83) simply want to get out of it without suffering any more injuries. Over the last several weeks, the Mets have seen seven players go down with season ending injuries. Jonathon Niese was the latest one last night, who saw his...

New York Mets Shut Jacob DeGrom Down for Season
September 24th, 2014 at 12:13 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Mets made a cautious choice yesterday. Mets' skipper Terry Collins told reporters prior to yesterday's game with the Washington Nationals that Jacob deGrom's rookie season is over, MetsBlog.com reports. deGrom had pitched 178 innings between the major and minor leagues, with the Mets wanting to cap...

Jacob DeGrom Wants One More Start, New York Mets Undecided
September 22nd, 2014 at 11:49 AM
Jacob deGrom boosted his resume for the National League Rookie of the Year yesterday, tossing six innings of two run ball to beat the Atlanta Braves 10-2. deGrom has been fantastic for the New York Mets this season, going 9-6 with a 2.63 ERA in 22 starts this season. In...

New York Mets Likely to Start Rafael Montero During Final Series
September 21st, 2014 at 1:29 PM
The New York Mets will only have six games left this season after they finish their series with the Atlanta Braves this afternoon. They will face their final off day tomorrow before ending with a three game set in Washington and a three game home series against the Houston Astros....

Flores Leads Mets Offensive Explosion in 9-1 Rout of Marlins
September 17th, 2014 at 12:17 AM
The New York Mets (73-79) evened up their series with a 9-1 blowout over the Miami Marlins (73-77) Tuesday night at Citi Field. Wilmer Flores homered twice and added a RBI double in a 3-for-4, six RBI night as the Mets pounded out nine runs on a dozen hits. The...

Rafael Montero Picks up First Career Win as New York Mets Sweep Colorado Rockies
September 11th, 2014 at 12:06 AM
New York-Rafael Montero finally recorded his first career major league win as the resurgent New York Mets (71-75) defeated the Colorado Rockies (59-87) 2-0 to complete a three game series sweep. The Mets have now won four games in a row and have closed to within four games of the...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Colorado Rockies at New York Mets
September 10th, 2014 at 6:20 PM
The New York Mets (70-75) are again in position to win their fourth game in a row. The Mets have won six of their first eight games in September, and have won the first two games of their series with the slumping Colorado Rockies (59-86). The Mets will look to...

What Would It Cost New York Mets to Acquire Giancarlo Stanton?
September 10th, 2014 at 11:56 AM
The hottest name on the trade market this winter will likely be Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton. Stanton, 24, is hitting .291 with 37 homers and 105 RBI's over his first 142 games. Stanton's mammoth power would play well in any park, and given the Marlins' frugal nature pundits around...

New York Mets Will not Recall Noah Syndergaard This Season
September 9th, 2014 at 8:19 AM
Even though the Las Vegas 51's are out of the minor league playoffs, prospect Noah Syndergaard's season is over. The New York Mets announced they will not recall Syndergaard for a major league debut this month, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. Syndergaard tossed 138.1 innings for the 51's this...

Mets 101 Injury Updates: Matt Harvey Will Be Shut Down for Year After Bullpen Sessions
September 6th, 2014 at 11:34 AM
With the season winding down, the rehab trail for Matt Harvey appears set to come to an end soon. The New York Mets have been very cautious with Harvey's rehab all season long, even more so since Jeremy Hefner's re-injury. The Mets are set to shut down Harvey after he...

New York Mets’ September Call Ups Could Be Influenced by Injury
August 29th, 2014 at 12:50 PM
Traditionally, the New York Mets make very few September callups right on September 1st. The Mets prefer to only call up players they absolutely need right now, while leaving the majority of their players with the affiliates until their seasons conclude. This is especially true if the affiliate is in...

Los Angeles Dodgers Defeat New York Mets 6-2
August 23rd, 2014 at 11:37 AM
Los Angeles-The New York Mets (60-69) played one of their sloppiest games of the season last night. The Mets committed three errors, and a critical one by Wilmer Flores opened the floodgates for a big seventh inning for the Los Angeles Dodgers (73-57). The Dodgers used that frame to power...

Starlin Castro’s Ninth Inning Homer Lifts Chicago Cubs to 2-1 Victory Over New York Mets
August 17th, 2014 at 5:24 PM
New York-This afternoon's game between the New York Mets and Chicago Cubs turned into a dynamic pitcher's duel. Starters Rafael Montero and Jake Arrieta were outstanding, and the game fittingly was tied 1-1 headed into the top of the ninth inning. That changed quickly as a solo homer from Starlin...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Chicago Cubs at New York Mets
August 17th, 2014 at 12:29 PM
The New York Mets (59-65) have won two in a row against the Chicago Cubs (52-70) despite collecting only eight hits in the first two games of the series. An Eric Campbell three run homer was the difference as the Mets beat the Cubs 3-2 Friday night, and some timely...

Daisuke Matsuzaka and Jacob DeGrom Both Set to Throw Today
August 16th, 2014 at 11:06 AM
The New York Mets have a lot of injured pitchers on the mend, but it looks as if two are very close to returning. Daisuke Matsuzaka and Jacob deGrom are both set to take the next steps in their rehab today, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. Matsuzaka is set...

Washington Nationals Clobber Rafael Montero, New York Mets 7-1
August 12th, 2014 at 10:29 PM
New York-Rafael Montero got his second shot with the New York Mets Tuesday night and it didn't go as planned. Montero (L, 0-3) got beat up for five runs in five plus innings of work, including three home runs by the Washington Nationals. That outburst combined with strong work from Doug Fister meant...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Washington Nationals at New York Mets
August 12th, 2014 at 4:26 PM
The New York Mets (57-62) open up a three-game series Tuesday night as they welcome the NL East leading Washington Nationals (63-53) to Citi Field. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 PM. With Jacob deGrom on the DL with rotator cuff tendonitis, Rafael Montero has been recalled to start the...