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Tuesday Apr 22 | Sports Media 101

Jenrry Mejia Quietly Becoming Most Valuable Member of New York Mets' Rotation

Mets 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the New York Mets as a part of Sports Media 101 .


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jenrry Mejia

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Rising Apple

A "Character Win" Characterizes The 2014 Mets

Last night in Anaheim, the Mets defeated the Angels 7-6 in 13 innings. Extra inning games are fairly common, in fact the Mets have already played 3 of them in the first 11 games of 2014 .


Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, New York Mets, Baseball Players, Anthony Recker, Los Angeles Angels, Gonzalez Germen

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Bullpen was better against Reds, but now no Parnell

The Mets bullpen pitched 8 innings in three games against the Reds and allowed only 2 runs.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jenrry Mejia, Bobby Parnell

Sat Apr 05, 2014

New York Post

Mets pen not perfect, but just good enough

The Mets' bullpen may not have been lights-out Friday night - it allowed two runs in three innings - but it was at least an improvement, and finally good enough to get the job done.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Jay Bruce, Anthony Recker, Billy Hamilton

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Mets starter Dillon Gee after giving up a home run in the second inning against the Nationals.

As he discussed the 90-win challenge in the bowels of Citi Field mere hours before the 2014 season commenced, Sandy Alderson called out his relievers.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Dillon Gee, Stephen Strasburg, Danny Espinosa, Bobby Parnell, Jeurys Familia

The Washington Post

Rendon drives in four

In the spring, Manager Matt Williams found the same problem each time he constructed a Nationals lineup.


Related Topix: Sports, Anthony Rendon, Baseball Players, Dillon Gee

The Newark Star-Ledger

Mets take on the Washington Nationals on Opening Day

Washington Nationals catcher Jose Lobaton and Washington Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche high five Washington Nationals second baseman Anthony Rendon after his 3 run homer in the 10th inning for the 9-5 score off of New York Mets starting pitcher John Lannan at the New York Mets take on the Washington Nationals on Opening Day at Citi Field in ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, Washington Nationals, Major League Baseball, Adam LaRoche, Baseball Players, Anthony Rendon

Fri Mar 28, 2014

New York Mets: Lannan and Valverde added to roster

After signing minor league deals in the offseason with the ability to fight for a job, both John Lannan and Jose Valverde have been added to the New York Mets' 40 man roster.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jose Valverde, Bobby Parnell, Bryce Harper, Adam LaRoche, Ryan Howard

Thu Mar 27, 2014

New York Post

Collins could try to juggle four-man outfield

Juan Lagares, Curtis Granderson, Eric Young Jr. and Chris Young will likely all be on the Mets roster on Opening Day, leaving Terry Collins with some juggling to do.


Related Topix: Sports, Juan Lagares, Baseball Players

Northern Michigan News

Zimmermann sharp, gets RBI as Nats beat Mets 4-0

Even though he'll face the New York Mets in the regular season next week, Jordan Zimmermann said he didn't hold anything back.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jordan Zimmermann, Major League Baseball, New York Mets, Washington Nationals

Wed Mar 26, 2014

New York Post

Mets demote struggling reliever Vic Black

The fireballing righty had impressed team officials over the final month of 2013 to the point he was considered Plan B if closer Bobby Parnell wasn't going to be ready for the season after undergoing September surgery for a herniated disk in his neck.


Related Topix: Sports, Vic Black, Baseball Players, Bobby Parnell, Scott Rice, Gonzalez Germen