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Braves Hold Off Mets

After managing just one hit Friday night, the struggling Mets offense was able to collect 13 on Saturday. But still, their late charge was not enough and they fell to the Braves for the second straight game. Much as he seems to do every game, Eric Young led off the first inning with a walk. […]

Dillon Gee Sharp, Mets Sweep Diamondbacks

Dillon Gee Sharp, Mets Sweep Diamondbacks

Dillon Gee took a perfect game into the fifth inning as the Mets beat the Diamondbacks Wednesday afternoon to sweep the series in Arizona. The Mets got on the scoreboard first when Anthony Recker hit a solo home run in the second. It was Recker’s second homer of the season. He always seems to do something […]

Mets Crush Diamondbacks

Mets Crush Diamondbacks

There was reason for pessimism leading into Tuesday night’s Mets game against the Diamondbacks. Their only reliable hitter, Juan Lagares, was placed on the disabled list before the game with a pulled hamstring. The Diamondbacks starting pitcher, Bronson Arroyo, has always pitched well against the Mets. Well, all the Mets did was put on their […]

Mets Win; Granderson, Lagares Hurt

Mets Win; Granderson, Lagares Hurt

The Mets beat the Diamondbacks Monday night but it was a costly victory — both Curtis Granderson and Juan Lagares had to leave the game with injuries. With a runner on first in the first inning, Miguel Montero hit a long drive to right. Granderson ran it down, but then he slammed his arm into […]

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Mets Beat Angels in 13

Jose Valverde was the only Mets reliever who has not disappointed this season. Well, not anymore. He allowed a two-out, game tying three-run home run in the ninth inning, but his teammates bailed him out by winning it in the 13th inning. Once again Eric Young led off the game by getting on base, this […]

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Mets Lose to Angels in 11

So it’s “fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.” There is no saying for the third time, but we’ll have to come up with one because once again Dillon Gee fooled Terry Collins into leaving him in a game. And for the third time he failed, and te Angels went […]

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Eric Young Sparks Mets Over Braves

Eric Young hasn’t exactly been a spark plug in the leadoff spot thus far this season. But he turned all of that around on Thursday with a huge game as the Mets took the rubber game of their series with the Braves. Young got things going in the first, leading off the game with a […]

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Ervin Santana, Braves Hold Off Mets

When half of the Braves rotation went down to Tommy John surgery this spring, Atlanta rushed to sign free agent pitcher Ervin Santana. He made his Braves debut Wednesday against the Mets, and so far it looks like a very good signing. He threw eight scoreless innings as the Braves held on to beat the […]

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Bartolo Colon, Mets Shut Out Braves

Bartolo Colon may be a month short of his 41st birthday and a couple of hundred pounds short of a six-pack, but the guy can pitch. He threw seven scoreless innings Monday night in Atlanta as the Mets shut out the Braves 4-0. The Mets got on the board in the third. Ruben Tejada led […]

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Mets, Jonathon Niese Lose to Reds

Jonathon Niese was supposed to be the Opening Day pitcher for the Mets. Instead, spring setbacks that included two MRIs pushed his first start back to game six, which was Sunday against the Reds. Niese pitched well before faltering and the Mets failed to sweep the Reds. Ike Davis picked up where he left off […]

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Ike Davis Pinch Hit Grand Slam in 9th Gives Mets Win

Ike Davis found out yesterday that he will ride the bench for the time being after Lucas Duda was named the starting first baseman. How did Davis respond? Well, all he did was hit a pinch hit grand slam in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Mets the win over the Reds […]

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Lucas Duda Hits 2 Homers, Mets Win First Game

Let’s be honest — none of us thought it was a particularly good idea to name Lucas Duda the starting first basemen. Well, Duda shut all of us up in his first game as the starter Friday night with two home runs to give the Mets their first win of the season. Eric Young saved […]

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Mets Swept, Remain Winless in 2014

The Mets are settling into a bad pattern — not terrible starting pitching, extremely terrible bullpen and a feeble offense as they fall to 0-3 on the young season. For the third straight game the Mets got on the board in the first against the Nationals. Daniel Murphy, back from his ridiculously controversial paternity leave, […]

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Mets Lose to Nationals Again

So game two of the Mets 2014 season was kind of like game one — decent starting pitching, bad bullpen and struggling offense. Oh, and the Mets lost again to the Nationals. The game got off to a bad start for the Mets — Chris Young was removed from the game after just a half […]

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Mets Lose in Extra Innings on Opening Day

The Mets really tried to win Monday on Opening Day, but they just could not overcome their bullpen. The relievers blew lead after lead and simply insisted on giving the game away to the Nationals, 9-7 in 10 innings. The Mets got things started in a hurry. Eric Young, playing second base for Daniel Murphy […]

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Mets Lose to Brewers Again

David Wright was held out of the Mets lineup Friday, a day after he was hit in the head by a baseball. But it had nothing to do with his brain — he jammed his thumb on the way to the ground and is nursing that slight injury. He could be back Saturday. Let’s hope […]

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David Wright Hit in Head, Mets Lose

David Wright had to leave Thursday night’s game against the Brewers in the third inning after being hit in the head by a pitch. But unlike when Matt Cain gave him a concussion four seasons ago, this was just a glancing blow and Wright will apparently be okay. Oh, and the Mets lost. Dillon Gee […]

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Behind Daisuke Matsuzaka, Mets Shut Out Reds

Who is this Daisuke Matsuzaka that we’ve been seeing these past four starts? He was so atrocious in his first three starts, but now we are witnessing the pitcher who earned that $51,111,111 posting fee (plus $52 million for him). He was brilliant again Wednesday afternoon as the Mets blanked the Reds. The Mets scratched […]

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Mets Top Reds

Out of the playoffs themselves, the Mets are playing the role of spoiler for one playoff-bound team. They dealt a blow to the Reds quest to win the Central, beating them Tuesday night. Jonathon Niese allowed three hits to the Reds in the first inning but they could not score any runs thanks to Juan […]

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Mets Lose to Reds in 10 Innings

The Reds are bound for the playoffs next week while the Mets will be headed to the golf course or the local fishing hole. Still though, the Mets played them tough Monday night but ultimately lost in extra innings. Aaron Harang allowed two runs in the second inning to his former team, one of them […]

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Mets Complete Sweep of Phillies

The Mets beat the Phillies Sunday, accomplishing two things — they completed the weekend sweep and they also tied Philly for third place in the NL East. The Phillies scored a run in the second on a Kevin Frandsen double, but the Mets tied the score in the fourth. Eric Young led off the inning […]

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Mets Win Rain-Shortened Game

The Mets won their second straight game against the Phillies on Saturday, a rain-shortened affair that lasted six innings. The Phillies drew first blood in the second when Domonic Brown scored on a sacrifice fly. although replays showed that Travis d’Arnaud may have tagged Brown before he got his hand on the plate. No problem […]

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Mets Drop Series to Giants

In the first two games of the Mets-Giants series, the Mets made lots of noise in the ninth inning. A rally fell short in game one, but in game two the Mets scored four runs to win the game. In the rubber game Thursday afternoon, the made a little bit of noise but not enough […]

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Mets Rally in 9th, Beat Giants

The Mets scored four runs in the bottom of the ninth Wednesday night to beat the Giants at Citi Field. Gregor Blanco hit a two-run homer to right in the third inning to give the Giants a 2-0 lead. Harang allowed three home runs in his debut with the Mets. The Mets defense, not the […]