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Jobs are not in Jeopardy Yet Despite New York Mets’ Struggles
July 3rd, 2014 at 12:28 PM
The New York Mets' front office raised expectations during spring training. General Manager Sandy Alderson stated his belief that the Mets could win 90 games with the talent they added in the offseason. The Mets are no where near a 90 win pace now, carrying a 37-48 record into their...

Sandy Alderson Deserves Blame for New York Mets’ Poor Roster Construction
June 19th, 2014 at 12:52 PM
With the New York Mets essentially in free fall for the last month and a half, speculation has surfaced regarding the future of manager Terry Collins. Collins is on the hot seat for failing to motivate the Mets to improve over last season after making several pricey free agent acquisitions....

New York Mets’ Bats Go Silent in Loss to Milwaukee Brewers
June 11th, 2014 at 10:25 PM
New York-It turns out the New York Mets' ability to tack on runs lasted only one night. The Mets scored six runs in their victory over the Milwaukee Brewers Tuesday night, but they barely got six base runners on Wednesday night. The result was only one run as the Brewers...

Report: Terry Collins’ Job Safe for Now
June 11th, 2014 at 9:51 AM
***PHOTO1*** In spite of the New York Mets being on the brink of oblivion before the summer has even begun, it doesn't appear as if another change in the team's coaching staff is coming. After hitting coach Dan Warthen was fired on Memorial Day, many viewed the firing as a precursor...

Terry Collins’ Future Could Hinge on Brutal Road Stretch
May 29th, 2014 at 9:59 AM
The New York Mets just completed a 4-5 home stand, and enter today's action with a record of 24-28. The team's record is certainly a disappointment, given the amount of money they spent on players in the offseason and GM Sandy Alderson's 90 win talk in the preseason. The first...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates at New York Mets
May 28th, 2014 at 12:17 PM
After a tumultuous 24 hours, the New York Mets bounced back with a 4-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night. The Mets (23-28) and Pirates (23-28) have now split the first two games of their three game series, and the teams will look to grab the rubber game...

New York Mets’ Bullpen Blows Late Lead in 5-3 Loss
May 26th, 2014 at 5:09 PM
New York-The New York Mets were in good shape after seven innings in their Memorial Day affair with the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Mets had a 2-0 lead, got strong pitching from Jacob deGrom, and looked poised to win their second game in a row. The bullpen had something to say...

New York Mets Need to Play Juan Lagares Every Day
May 20th, 2014 at 10:01 AM
One unintended side effect of the New York Mets' outfield rotation was that the best defender of the bunch, Juan Lagares, seemed to be getting the short end of the stick. After Eric Young Jr had a good run at the beginning of last week, manager Terry Collins kept putting...

Angry Terry Collins Says Juan Lagares was Never “Benched”
May 19th, 2014 at 8:44 AM
Manager Terry Collins has come under heightened scrutiny over the last week over his lineup management for the New York Mets. The Mets have gone 5-11 so far in May, falling off after a strong April. The Mets have had their problems offensively, getting shut out four times in their...

How Can the Mets Fix the Bullpen?
May 17th, 2014 at 12:07 AM
It's been a busy week for the New York Mets' transaction wire, as nine players have been either called up or sent down in the past seven days. Change was imminent, as the ballclub has been struggling mightily in May, posting a 4-11 record following Friday night's loss to Washington....

Jenrry Mejia in Danger of Losing Rotation Spot
May 11th, 2014 at 7:30 PM
When Jenrry Mejia started the season 3-0 with a 1.99 ERA, it looked like the New York Mets had hit a home run in the back of their rotation. Mejia, a former top prospect, appeared to be finally fulfilling his potential as a top of the line starting pitcher. The...

New York Mets Planning Outfield Rotation After Juan Lagares’ Return
April 30th, 2014 at 11:20 AM
***PHOTO1*** When outfielder Juan Lagares returns from the disabled list on Thursday, the New York Mets will have a unique problem on their hands. Lagares, who has missed the last two weeks with a hamstring injury, is on track to return from the DL when he is first eligible in Colorado....

Minor League Mondays: Steven Matz Update
April 28th, 2014 at 10:52 PM
In recent seasons, starting pitching prospect Steven Matz has become a bit of an afterthought as fellow hurlers Matt Harvey, Zack Wheeler and Noah Syndergaard have rocketed up the organizational depth chart. A second round pick of the Mets in 2009, Matz suffered multiple setbacks due to injuries early in...

Ike Davis’ Walk Off Grand Slam Lifts New York Mets to 6-3 Victory
April 5th, 2014 at 5:16 PM
New York-The first base competition was deemed over by manager Terry Collins yesterday. Lucas Duda was named the New York Mets' first baseman and hit two homers in his first game as the starter yesterday, seemingly ending any debate for a while. Ike Davis had the last laugh in today's game...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Cincinnati Reds at New York Mets
April 4th, 2014 at 6:35 PM
The New York Mets (0-3) will look to pick up their first win of the 2014 season as they welcome the Cincinnati Reds (1-2) to Citi Field Friday night. First pitch is scheduled for 7 PM. The big lineup news of the afternoon came at first base, as manager Terry Collins...

New York Mets’ Bullpen Starting to Take Shape
March 19th, 2014 at 3:44 PM
One hallmark of Sandy Alderson's tenure as New York Mets general manager has been to avoid overspending for bullpen help. After a couple of big signings for the unit blew up in his face in 2012, Alderson cut back his spending last season and produced one of the more efficient...

Terry Collins Considering Batting Pitchers Eighth in His Lineup
March 6th, 2014 at 12:45 PM
The New York Mets have been offensively challenged for a few seasons now. While the Mets made strides to improve their lineup in the offseason by adding outfielders Curtis Granderson and Chris Young, they still have a number of questions offensively. With the prospect of a major addition before the...

Terry Collins: Daisuke Matsuzaka and John Lannan Front Runners for Final Rotation Spot
March 2nd, 2014 at 7:05 PM
One of the more intriguing spring training camp battles has been the battle for the fifth starter's spot. The New York Mets have at least five pitchers competing for that spot in camp, and each of them has their own merits towards winning the job. Manager Terry Collins made his...

New York Mets to Hold First Base Competition in Camp
February 4th, 2014 at 10:52 AM
The New York Mets improved significantly in the offseason. While the Mets added a bunch of free agents to try and improve their roster, one area that remains a huge question mark heading into spring training is first base. The Mets spent the majority of the offseason trying to deal...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Jordany Valdespin
November 25th, 2013 at 7:43 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...