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New York Mets Fortunate Division Lead Didn’t Shrink After Sweep
August 17th, 2015 at 6:45 PM
The New York Mets finally hit a pothole this weekend on their road to October. After looking like world beaters by winning 11 of 13 following the acquisition of Yoenis Cespedes, the Pittsburgh Pirates brought the Mets back to Earth. The Pirates swept the Mets, who played well in two...

New York Mets Launch Three Homers in Third, Win 5-2 to Move into First Place Tie
August 2nd, 2015 at 10:55 PM
New York-The New York Mets came into this weekend's series with the Washington Nationals looking to make a statement. The Nationals entered the weekend up three games on the Mets in the National League East, and the Mets wanted to win this series to show they would be a factor...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Washington Nationals at New York Mets
August 2nd, 2015 at 7:15 PM
The New York Mets (54-50) are making a huge statement in this series with the Washington Nationals (54-48). After winning the first two games of this series, including a 3-2 win last night, the Mets have moved within one game of first place in the National League East. The Mets...

Lucas Duda’s Big Night Puts New York Mets on Brink of First Place
August 1st, 2015 at 10:33 PM
New York-The New York Mets declared they were serious yesterday about becoming contenders when they acquired Yoenis Cespedes from the Detroit Tigers. Cespedes made his Mets' debut tonight and fans turned out in droves for the huge game with the Washington Nationals, giving Citi Field an electric feeling it hasn't...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Washington Nationals at New York Mets
August 1st, 2015 at 5:27 PM
The New York Mets (53-50) knew how important their series with the Washington Nationals (54-47) was entering last night's action. Unlike last week's matchup in our nation's capital, the Mets drew first blood thanks to a walk off homer from new cult hero Wilmer Flores. The Mets will now look...

Wilmer Flores Delivers Walk Off Homer to Help New York Mets Top Washington Nationals
August 1st, 2015 at 1:01 AM
New York-One of the big subplots for the New York Mets this week was the plight of infielder Wilmer Flores. Flores was nearly dealt away from the Mets in the Carlos Gomez trade that wasn't, and while he awaited his fate he teared up on the field. After the trade...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Washington Nationals at New York Mets
July 31st, 2015 at 5:42 PM
With the trade deadline having passed earlier this afternoon, the New York Mets (52-50) made a statement that they were not going to go away this season. The Mets finalized a trade with the Detroit Tigers to acquire star outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, who should bolster the middle of their lineup....

Bobby Parnell Gives up Three in Eighth as New York Mets Suffer Brutal 4-3 Loss
July 22nd, 2015 at 4:05 PM
Washington, D.C.-The New York Mets nearly had a very successful road trip. Despite dropping two out of three to begin the trip in St. Louis, the Mets had split the first two games of their series with the Washington Nationals and were holding a 3-1 lead in the eighth inning....

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Washington Nationals
July 22nd, 2015 at 12:12 PM
After a rough 7-2 loss on Monday night, the New York Mets (49-45) turned the tables on the Washington Nationals (50-42) with a 7-2 win of their own last night. Jacob deGrom picked up his 10th win of the season as the Mets had a rare offensive outburst, scoring six...

Mets Turn the Tables on Nationals in 7-2 Win
July 22nd, 2015 at 1:01 AM
The New York Mets (49-45) took the second game of their series with the Washington Nationals (50-42) Tuesday night with a 7-2 win at Nationals Park. The Mets flipped the script on the Nats, who had taken the series opener 7-2 on Monday, with a ten-hit evening in support of...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Washington Nationals
July 21st, 2015 at 6:30 PM
The New York Mets (48-45) continue their series with the Washington Nationals (50-41) Tuesday night at Nationals Park. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 PM. The Mets now sit three games back of the Nats in the NL East race. ***PHOTO1*** Local Media Coverage Radio - WOR TV - SNY Mets Starting Lineup RF Curtis Granderson SS...

Matt Harvey Struggles as New York Mets Fall 7-2 to Washington Nationals
July 20th, 2015 at 10:26 PM
Washington, D.C.-The New York Mets knew they were staring at a big series with the Washington Nationals when they set their rotation for the second half prior to the All Star Break. Knowing the games against Washington were of critical importance, the Mets lined up their three young pitchers for...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Washington Nationals
July 20th, 2015 at 5:37 PM
The New York Mets (48-44) got a marathon victory yesterday, defeating the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 in 18 innings. The win was big for the Mets, who avoided a series sweep and now carry a little momentum into one of their biggest series of the season. The Mets continue their...

New York Mets Need to Start Second Half Strong
July 15th, 2015 at 5:32 PM
The New York Mets did good work at the end of the first half. By winning seven of their last nine games, including a 4-2 West Coast trip to Los Angeles and San Francisco, the Mets closed the gap on both the division and wild card leads. The Mets now...

New York Mets Suffer Second Straight 1-0 Shutout Loss
May 3rd, 2015 at 8:49 PM
New York-The New York Mets (16-10) have seen their offense completely evaporate after their 11 game winning streak. Entering today's game with the Washington Nationals (12-14), the Mets had scored only three runs a game over their previous nine games. The Nationals had shut the Mets out the night before,...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Washington Nationals at New York Mets
May 3rd, 2015 at 11:01 AM
The New York Mets (16-9) haven't fared well against the Washington Nationals (11-14) at home lately. Losers of two of three in this series, the Mets have lost 16 of 18 games at Citi Field against the Nationals. They will look to buck this trend and secure a series split...

New York Mets Drop Pitcher’s Duel to Washington Nationals 1-0
May 2nd, 2015 at 10:45 PM
New York-The Washington Nationals (11-14) continued their recent mastery of the New York Mets (16-9) at Citi Field, winning a 1-0 pitcher's duel. While Jonathon Niese (L, 2-2) tossed seven strong innings and allowed only one run, it wasn't good enough. Nationals' lefty Gio Gonzalez (W, 2-2) was better, tossing...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Washington Nationals at New York Mets
May 2nd, 2015 at 6:24 PM
The New York Mets (16-8) snapped a three game losing streak last night. Behind a strong performance from Matt Harvey, the Mets defeated the Washington Nationals (10-14) 4-0. WIth the series even at a game a piece, the Mets are now looking to start a new winning streak and try...

Matt Harvey Outduels Max Scherzer as New York Mets Snap Losing Streak
May 1st, 2015 at 10:04 PM
New York-The New York Mets entered their game with the Washington Nationals tonight on a three game losing streak. While a game in May can't really be deemed a must win, this one felt pretty close entering the action. The matchup on the mound promised a pitcher's duel between Matt...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Washington Nationals at New York Mets
May 1st, 2015 at 6:14 PM
The New York Mets (15-8) are now officially in a slump. Losers of five of their last seven games, the Mets are also carrying a three game losing streak into tonight's contest with the Washington Nationals (10-13). The three game losing streak is the Mets' longest of the season, so...