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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...

Mets 101 Season Review: Coaching Staff
October 6th, 2013 at 3:13 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...

New York Mets Officially Extend Manager Terry Collins
September 30th, 2013 at 12:31 PM
At a noon press conference today, the New York Mets announced that they have agreed to a contract extension with manager Terry Collins. Collins, who has gone 225-261 in three seasons with the Mets, signed a two year contract with an option for the 2016 season. Collins is very popular...

Mets to Extend Terry Collins on Monday
September 28th, 2013 at 8:11 PM
According to multiple sources the New York Mets are set to announce a two-year contract extension for manager Terry Collins on Monday. The Amazins skipper is in the final year of a three-year deal he signed in November, 2010. It also appears the Mets will not offer Wally Backman a...

Sandy Alderson Meeting with Terry Collins in Cincinnati
September 23rd, 2013 at 11:54 AM
After the New York Mets swept the Philadelphia Phillies over the weekend, one question that most did not expect to come up was the job security of manager Terry Collins. Collins, whose contract expires at the conclusion of the regular season, has been widely expected to return for the 2014...

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...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets
August 29th, 2013 at 12:41 PM
After their 6-2 loss last night, the New York Mets may have had enough of Citi Field for this week. The Mets have had a brutal home stand so far, going 2-6 in the first eight games of a nine game stretch at Citi Field. The Philadelphia Phillies have played...

Mets 101 Roundtable: How Do the Mets Move Forward Without Matt Harvey?
August 27th, 2013 at 3:53 PM
Matt Harvey's season ending injury was devastating for the New York Mets. Harvey, coined the "Dark Knight of Gotham" by Sports Illustrated in May, had been the franchise's ace and beacon of hope that good times were on their way. Harvey was a central figure in the Mets' plans to...

Chris Johnson’s Extra Inning Blast Lifts Atlanta Braves by New York Mets
August 21st, 2013 at 8:57 PM
***PHOTO1*** New York-The New York Mets have played their fair share of extra-innings this year. The Mets had played in 16 extra-inning contests prior to their matinee affair with the Atlanta Braves. The Mets found themselves in extras again today, when a blown call at first base opened the floodgates for...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Atlanta Braves at New York Mets
August 21st, 2013 at 10:19 AM
After a 5-3 win over the Atlanta Braves last night, the New York Mets have won two games in a row. They will look to break out the brooms this afternoon as they wrap up their brief two game series with Atlanta in a matinee affair at Citi Field. First...

Zack Wheeler Propels New York Mets Past Atlanta Braves 5-3
August 21st, 2013 at 7:02 AM
Zack Wheeler is starting to get a reputation for himself as a pitcher who owns the Atlanta Braves.  The fire-balling rookie right-hander originally from the Atlanta area picked up his third win of the season against his hometown team as he pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning and propelled...

Will Marlon Byrd Still Be a New York Met in 2014?
August 17th, 2013 at 4:53 PM
With the 2013 MLB Trading Deadline now in the rear view mirror, Marlon Byrd is still a New York Met, starting most nights in right field for manager Terry Collins after weeks of rumors that the 35-year old veteran would be dealt to a contender. In 108 games this season,...

Report: Terry Collins Will Return as Manager If Team Finishes Strong
August 10th, 2013 at 11:05 AM
A few short months ago, New York Mets' manager Terry Collins appeared to be a dead man walking. Collins' squad had played in a malaise throughout April and May, and the fans and media were critical of Collins and the Mets following consecutive weekend sweeps by the Miami Marlins in...

Jenrry Mejia Impresses as New York Mets Crush Washington Nationals 11-0
July 26th, 2013 at 6:33 PM
Washington, D.C.-One of the big storylines in the first game of today's doubleheader between the New York Mets and Washington Nationals was the return of Jenrry Mejia to the majors. Mejia, who at one point was considered a top prospect with Matt Harvey levels of hype, has battled injuries over...