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Mets 101 News and Notes: Michael Bourn, Marlon Byrd, Casinos, Steroids and More
February 6th, 2013 at 1:04 PM
Spring training is only five days away and the New York Mets still are searching for answers in their outfield. The Mets have been flirting with the idea of signing Michael Bourn for several weeks now, and while that remains a possibility it appears more and more likely that the...

Mets 101 Position Review: Relief Pitching
December 10th, 2012 at 11:17 PM
As part of Mets 101's offseason position reviews, we have taken a look at how each unit of the New York Mets performed in 2012 and what changes (if any) can be expected in 2013. We will wrap up our position reviews with a look at the most beleaguered unit...

Mets 101 Player Review: Andres Torres
November 15th, 2012 at 8:09 AM
Now that the 2012 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting rotation, and bullpen this past season.  We will now take a look at every player on the roster from A (Manny Acosta) to Y (Chris Young)...

New York Mets Season in Review:Bullpen
October 9th, 2012 at 9:43 AM
As we do at the end of every Mets season here at Mets 101, we break down each of the three critical phases of the team. Having already covered the team's offense and starting pitching over the weekend, today we will take a look at the bullpen. The bullpen was...

Brantly’s Eighth Inning Double Lifts Marlins Over Mets 3-2
October 2nd, 2012 at 1:32 AM
The New York Mets (73-87) saw their seven-game win streak against the Miami Marlins (68-92) come to an end Monday night, losing the series opener by a score of 3-2. Mets top pitching prospect Jeurys Familia was solid for four innings in his first career MLB start, allowing just one hit...

Mike Minor Dazzles New York Mets in 2-0 Loss
September 29th, 2012 at 11:15 PM
Atlanta- One of the hallmarks for the Atlanta Braves this season has been their starting pitching. The New York Mets managed to steal the first game of their three game set when Lucas Duda delivered a three run homer off of Braves ace Tim Hudson to give New York a 3-1...

Matt Harvey Strikeouts 9, Bullpen Falters as Colorado Rockies Roll Past New York Mets 5-2
August 23rd, 2012 at 12:55 AM
The New York Mets (57-67) dropped their fourth straight and third-in-a-row at the hands of the Colorado Rockies (49-73) Wednesday night at Citi Field by a score of 5-2. Phenom Matt Harvey was strong again, going six innings while allowing just one runs on three hits and striking out nine....

The Strange Season of Ramon Ramirez
August 18th, 2012 at 1:06 PM
When the Mets acquired Ramon Ramirez from the San Francisco Giants in the Angel Pagan deal, they thought they were getting a solid arm to round out their bullpen and team up with the likes of Bobby Parnell to lock down the middle to late innings.  That has not been...

Outfielder Andres Torres’ First Year in Flushing Has not Been a Pretty One
August 9th, 2012 at 7:49 PM
When the New York Mets acquired Andres Torres and Ramon Ramirez in exchange for Angel Pagan Met fans thought they were getting in Torres a leadoff hitter who would be able to get on base with regularity and steal bases.  That hasn’t been the case this season as Torres has...

Matt Harvey Has a Rough Day as San Diego Padres Win Series
August 5th, 2012 at 9:11 PM
San Diego- After two very good starts to begin his big league career, Matt Harvey looked like he was adjusting to the major leagues just fine. Harvey finally had his welcome to the big leagues moment in San Diego and it wasn't pretty. The Padres roughed up Harvey (1-2, 3.86...

Bad Defense Dooms Matt Harvey as San Francisco Giants Even Series
August 1st, 2012 at 1:08 AM
San Francisco-Matt Harvey took the mound for the New York Mets on Tuesday night trying to follow up one of the more impressive major league debuts in recent memory. Harvey, who struck out 11 Diamondbacks hitters and picked up the win last Thursday night, had the tall task of squaring...

Dodgers Complete Sweep of Mets with Twelve Inning, 8-3 Win
July 22nd, 2012 at 7:45 PM
The New York Mets (47-48) couldn't avoid the sweep this time, as the Los Angeles Dodgers (52-44) took the final game of their series at Citi Field Sunday, with a five-run, twelfth inning rally to top the Amazins 8-3. The Mets are now under .500 for the first time all...

New York Mets State of the Bullpen, Part 2
July 19th, 2012 at 8:10 AM
The achilles heel for the New York Mets this entire season has been their bullpen. The Mets bullpen has been utterly putrid, as seen by their overall numbers. They have an ERA of 5.00 as a unit, which is the worst in baseball. That ERA is worse than the 1962...

Late Comeback Falls Short as New York Mets Drop Series Opener 8-7
July 6th, 2012 at 11:30 PM
New York- An emotional win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday night could mean one of two things for the New York Mets: they would be able to build some momentum from it or come out flat the next game. Unfortunately for the Mets, the latter occurred in the opener...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Yankees at New York Mets
June 24th, 2012 at 7:27 PM
The cross-town rival New York Yankees (42-28) and New York Mets (39-33) will meet for the sixth and final time in 2012 Sunday night, in the rubber game of the Subway Series at Citi Field. Game time is set for 8:10 PM as the Amazins look to avoid going just...

No Relief: Bullpen Continues to Cost Mets Ballgames
June 11th, 2012 at 3:18 PM
Last offseason, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson wasn't given much spending money to work with, as the organization was mired in uncertainty during the Bernie Madoff scandal. So he focused most of the spending on improving an area of the ballclub that sometimes gets overlooked, the bullpen. Jon Rauch and Frank...

New York Mets 101 News and Notes: Ramon Ramirez Hits Disabled List
June 5th, 2012 at 5:36 PM
The New York Mets are opening a big three game series with the Washington Nationals tonight, and the Mets have made several roster moves prior to tonight's game. Several of them are injury related, and without further ado here they are (Credit to MetsBlog.com for the scoop): Ramon Ramirez Hits the...

Mets 101 News and Notes: No-Hitter Free Edition
June 3rd, 2012 at 12:27 PM
Much of our attention here at Mets 101 has been focused on Johan Santana's historic no hitter Friday night. There are, however, other noteworthy things going on with the New York Mets that we haven't had a chance to catch up on, so this column will help us fill you...

Dillon Gee Dominant as New York Mets Cruise Past San Diego Padres
May 25th, 2012 at 10:58 PM
New York- A lot of talk around the New York Mets these days has surrounded the young arms of the future. Zack Wheeler, Jenrry Mejia, and Matt Harvey have Mets fans salivating over the future. Dillon Gee has become a forgotten man in this equation, but tonight he reminded everyone...

Zack Greinke Baffles New York Mets Bats as Milwaukee Brewers Cruise to Shut Out
May 16th, 2012 at 11:45 AM
New York- A night after the New York Mets found a way to get to Milwaukee Brewers co-ace Yovani Gallardo, they couldn't do the same to Zack Greinke. Greinke (4-1) cruised to a victory, yielding only five hits over seven shutout innings as the Brewers collected an 8-0 win over...