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New York Mets May Hold Matt Harvey Back for Home Opener
December 17th, 2014 at 9:14 PM
Matt Harvey has been aiming for an Opening Day appearance in 2015 ever since he was ruled out for the season in September. The New York Mets may make Harvey wait just a little longer to make his regular season return. In an interview with Kevin Kernan of the New...

Sandy Alderson Fine with Matt Harvey’s Celebrity Status as Long as Performance is Strong
December 2nd, 2014 at 1:44 PM
Matt Harvey's potential return has plenty of New York Mets fans excited for 2015. Harvey became an overnight sensation for the Mets, winning people over with his swagger and strong results. The city became swept by Harvey fever, and the media attention on Harvey swelled to massive proportions. Sports Illustrated...

Report: Jonathon Niese and Terry Collins Fought in Dugout During Final Start
November 13th, 2014 at 11:12 AM
There have been reports surfacing for weeks now that the New York Mets could consider moving starting pitcher Jonathon Niese in a trade. Niese is a young lefty with a team friendly contract, so he could command a lot in a deal. With that said, there could be other factors...

Mets 101 Season in Review: Coaching Staff
October 2nd, 2014 at 11:26 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....

Bobby Abreu Retires from Baseball at 40
September 26th, 2014 at 5:12 PM
While much of baseball has made a big deal of Derek Jeter's final games as a member of the New York Yankees, other players retire with far less fan fare. Some players simply retire in a press room or with a statement to the media. That was the case for...

ICYMI: Mets Extend Sandy Alderson’s Contract, Bring Back Terry Collins for 2015
September 24th, 2014 at 12:34 AM
The New York Mets COO Jeff Wilpon announced Tuesday afternoon that they have not only picked up the 2015 option on general manager Sandy Alderson's contract, but extended it through the 2017 season. Alderson also announced that manager Terry Collins will also return for the 2015 season, although no further...

New York Mets Will Announce Status of Sandy Alderson and Terry Collins at End of Year
September 16th, 2014 at 1:47 PM
The New York Mets have little to play for the rest of this season, but they will have a lot of questions to answer this offseason. The first two to be addressed will be the fates of the men in charge of guiding the franchise. General Manager Sandy Alderson's four...

Report: Strong Finish All but Assures Return of Terry Collins in 2015
September 13th, 2014 at 2:19 PM
Just a few weeks ago, the New York Mets appeared to be considering a change in the manager's office. Terry Collins has gotten support from GM Sandy Alderson and the rest of the Mets' front office in the past, but reports had leaked that the Mets had concerns about his...

New York Mets Plan to Protect Young Arms Down Stretch
September 12th, 2014 at 2:05 PM
The New York Mets have faint playoff hopes, but they are not letting those hopes stand in the way of their future. The Mets would certainly like to have a miraculous run or even finish .500, but that is irrelevant compared to the long term view. Terry Collins and his...

Report: New York Mets’ Front Office Remains Divided on Terry Collins’ Future
September 7th, 2014 at 8:18 PM
With the New York Mets on pace for their sixth straight losing season, questions have risen about the future of manager Terry Collins. Collins has been the manager for four of the losing campaigns, although he has gotten a bit of a pass due to the poor talent level he...

New York Mets Flush Season Down the Drain in August
September 2nd, 2014 at 8:49 AM
At the end of July, the New York Mets had a glimmer of hope. The Mets ended July with a mark of 52-56, just four games under .500 and facing the wild card leaders, the San Francisco Giants, for four straight games at Citi Field. The Mets had a chance...

Wally Backman Named Pacific Coast League Manager of the Year
August 31st, 2014 at 7:34 PM
The Las Vegas 51's have had another outstanding season under the guidance of manager Wally Backman. Backman, a former Met, was named the Pacific Coast League's Manager of the Year in an announcement by the league office. Backman has managed the 51's to a second consecutive 80 win campaign and...

Report: Terry Collins Likely to Return as New York Mets’ Manager in 2015
August 14th, 2014 at 3:01 PM
New York Mets' manager Terry Collins appears to have saved his job once again. After the dismissal of hitting coach Dan Warthen in May, many baseball pundits and fans figured Collins could follow him out the door if the team's play did not improve. The Mets didn't improve right away,...

Terry Collins Unhappy Matt Harvey Threw a Bullpen Session Wednesday
August 14th, 2014 at 2:27 PM
Yesterday we reported that the New York Mets were considering slowing down Matt Harvey's rehab from Tommy John surgery after Jeremy Hefner re-injured his ulnar collateral ligament. It appears as if the Mets definitely decided to slow Harvey down just a bit, but the news didn't reach Harvey to prevent...

Youth Movement Finally Taking Hold for New York Mets
August 9th, 2014 at 4:01 PM
The New York Mets have wanted to be taken seriously as contenders for a few weeks now, but the team's inability to get back to .500 hurts their credibility. The Mets are all but mathematically out of the playoff chase right now, so it would be good for their future...

Midseason Report Cards for the New York Mets
July 16th, 2014 at 4:14 PM
With the All Star Game completed, the New York Mets have two more days off before they are back in action on Friday night in San Diego. Before the second half gets underway, Mets 101 is going to grade the team's performance in the first half. The Mets were an...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Atlanta Braves at New York Mets
July 7th, 2014 at 4:14 PM
The New York Mets had a good holiday weekend at home, winning two out of three against the Texas Rangers. The Mets (39-49) remain ten games below the .500 mark despite their good weekend, and have only a week of games left before the All Star Break. The Mets begin...

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...