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New York Mets Offense Slumps in 5-1 Loss to Washington Nationals
April 3rd, 2014 at 10:04 AM
New York-The New York Mets didn't get their season off to a great start on Opening Day, losing 9-7 to the Washington Nationals. While the offense did score seven runs, they also contributed an alarming 18 strikeouts in the loss. The Mets didn't do much better against the Nationals last...

Mets 101 2014 Season Preview Roundtable
March 30th, 2014 at 4:54 PM
With the 2014 regular season set to kick off tomorrow afternoon, the New York Mets are facing an interesting year. 2014 was eyed by the Mets as a year to move back towards contention after three years of rebuilding under general manager Sandy Alderson's watch. The Mets certainly made a few...

Wilmer Flores Re-Assigned to Minor League Camp
March 24th, 2014 at 12:31 PM
***PHOTO1*** The shortstop battle appears to be over for the New York Mets. The dark horse at the position, Wilmer Flores, was one of four players sent to minor league camp today, MetsBlog.com reports. Flores had hit .238 in 42 at bats during the course of the spring, and he will...

Ike Davis and Lucas Duda Return in 9-1 Victory for New York Mets
March 21st, 2014 at 5:44 PM
The expected first base battle for the New York Mets was slowed this spring due to injury. Prior to Friday's game, Ike Davis and Lucas Duda had totaled 13 combined at bats while battling injuries. Duda had missed time with a hamstring injury, while Davis dealt with a calf issue....

New York Mets Could Have Competition in Shortstop Market
March 16th, 2014 at 2:29 PM
A lot of the attention surrounding the New York Mets this spring has been at the shortstop position. Many fans were disappointed the team failed to bring in a true upgrade over incumbent Ruben Tejada, and Tejada's struggles this spring have done little to instill confidence in the embattled young...

New York Mets to Give Wilmer Flores a Shot at Shortstop Soon
March 7th, 2014 at 10:29 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Mets have been holding an open competition at shortstop throughout spring training. While Ruben Tejada has been viewed as the favorite to win the job due to the lack of competition, he hasn't blown away Mets' officials. The Mets continue to be linked to external candidates like Stephen...

New York Mets ‘Underwhelmed’ by Ruben Tejada; May Explore Alternatives
February 25th, 2014 at 12:12 PM
When the New York Mets failed to add a new shortstop during the offseason, shortstop Ruben Tejada was expected to inherit the job. Tejada spent a large portion of the offseason at a team sponsored fitness camp to improve his conditioning, which was a problem last year when he showed up to...

New York Mets Remain in Hunt for Stephen Drew
February 21st, 2014 at 9:43 PM
***PHOTO1*** In spite of General Manager Sandy Alderson dubbing another free agent signing "unlikely", the rumor mill continues to link the New York Mets with shortstop Stephen Drew. Drew, who remains unsigned after rejecting Boston's 14.1 million dollar qualifying offer last fall, is currently working out at a camp sponsored by...

New York Mets Settle Arbitration Cases with Six Players
January 18th, 2014 at 7:57 PM
As Sandy Alderson wraps up his fourth offseason as general manager of the New York Mets, the matter of arbitration eligible players has come up. Every year, each club has to exchange salary figures with players eligible for salary arbitration. The Mets ended up with seven players eligible for arbitration...

New York Mets May Be Forced to Turn Back to Ruben Tejada at Shortstop Next Season
December 18th, 2013 at 7:05 PM
The New York Mets have made no secret of the fact that they are looking to upgrade at the shortstop position. After Ruben Tejada had a major regression in 2013, the Mets looked towards the free agent market in hopes of an upgrade. The Mets were interested in Jhonny Peralta before...

New York Mets Figure to Be Busy at Winter Meetings
December 9th, 2013 at 4:02 PM
Baseball's Winter Meetings kicked off today at the Walt Disney Swan and Dolphin hotels in Orlando, Florida and there figures to be a flurry of activity. After some big dominoes fell in both free agency and the trade market last week. baseball executives will look to shape the rest of...

Report: Daniel Murphy on Trading Block at Winter Meetings
December 8th, 2013 at 8:28 PM
It looks as if Ike Davis and Lucas Duda may not be the only players on the trade block for the New York Mets. General Manager Sandy Alderson held a press conference at the Winter Meetings in Orlando this evening, and made some comments implying that Eric Young Jr, displaced...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Ruben Tejada
November 21st, 2013 at 7:00 PM
Now that the 2013 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen this past season. We will now take a look at every player on the roster from A (David Aardsma) to Y (Eric Young Jr) as...

Report: Ruben Tejada May File Grievance Against New York Mets Over Service Time
November 18th, 2013 at 12:44 PM
One of the bigger disappointments for the New York Mets in 2013 was shortstop Ruben Tejada. Tejada, who was expected to be the team's shortstop of the future, lost his job due to injury and poor performance. Tejada was off the major league roster until September 10th, when he finished...

Mets 101 Halloween Special: Tricks and Treats for the 2014 New York Mets
October 31st, 2013 at 8:25 AM
Today is Halloween, a holiday that is uniquely American. The highlight of the day is for the kids, who get to wear costumes and go trick or treating for candy. The New York Mets are about to go trick or treating in the free agent market in a few days...

Mets 101 Position Review Roundtable: Infield
October 26th, 2013 at 7:21 PM
As free agency approaches rapidly, the New York Mets will have a lot of work to do to improve their team. One area where the Mets should focus a significant amount of attention is their infield. The infield really only has one star player, third baseman David Wright, while second...

New York Mets Should Have Interesting Arbitration Decisions Upcoming
October 22nd, 2013 at 11:47 AM
After looking at how the New York Mets will approach free agency and the trade market in the last two weeks, the next order of business to consider is how the Mets will deal with their nine arbitration eligible players. Some of those decisions will be easier than others, particularly...

Mets 101 Season in Review: Surprises and Disappointments
October 6th, 2013 at 11:55 AM
As we continue to look at the season that was for the New York Mets, we will now take a look at some of the surprises and disappointments for the Mets in 2013. The 2013 season was a roller coaster for the Mets, and the team experienced some highs and...

Mets 101 Season in Review: Offense
October 1st, 2013 at 12:42 PM
Now that the 2013 season has concluded, Mets 101 will be taking a look at how the New York Mets performed in the 2013 season. Over the next three days we will look at how the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen performed over the course of the season. Today we...

Mets 101 Game Preview: San Francisco Giants at New York Mets
September 19th, 2013 at 10:27 AM
After a wild ninth inning comeback last night, the New York Mets defeated the San Francisco Giants 5-4. After San Francisco's 8-5 victory in the series opener Tuesday night, the Mets and Giants enter today's series finale tied at one game apiece. Today's matinee affair, scheduled for a 1:10 pm...