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Projecting the Mets’ 2013 Opening Day 25-Man Roster

It has come to that point of the New York Mets season again when the team is completely unbearable to watch, loses most games it plays, shows little to no effort nor desire to win, and acts like the Same Old Mets over and over again. But why should we Mets fans subject ourselves to […]

Lineup, Lineups, Opinion and Analysis, Player Notes, Predictions

Series Preview: Reds (35-27) at Mets (35-29), Father’s Day Weekend Edition

This Father’s Day Weekend at Citi Field features a three-game series between two teams coming off recent interleague sweeps; the Reds against the Indians and of course, the Mets against the Rays. Cincinnati has been playing good baseball ever since they and the Mets split a two-game set at Citi back on May 17-18. With […]

Series Previews

Subway Series Sweep Hurts, But Doesn’t Diminish Mets’ Surprising Play Through 61 Games

Coming into this past weekend’s much-anticipated Subway Series match-up with the hated Yankees, the Mets were six games above .500 and near the top of the NL East, hanging around the leading Washington Nationals. Of course, the weekend’s proceedings didn’t go exactly to the Mets’ plan, in fact, they didn’t match one bit of the […]

Mets 2012 Games, Opinion and Analysis, Talking Points

From All Corners of the NL- 6/11/12

After yesterday’s excruciating Mets loss against that gross team from the Bronx (which loss isn’t), you might want something to take your mind off the fact that the Mets bullpen is simply horrendous and that Jason Bay and Ike Davis are near-automatic outs. Here are some links from around the NL to do that: Crashburn […]

Around the Blogs, Link Dump

The Mets Might Not Be Good This Season, But They Won’t Be As Bad As Everyone Thinks

It is no secret right now in New York sports that the Mets are a second-class citizen when compared to the Yankees. They are in financial ruin, their tickets sell for pennies on the dollar on secondary markets, they haven’t made the playoffs since 2006, they haven’t won a World Series since 1986, and aren’t […]

11-12 Offseason, citi field, Opinion and Analysis, Pitching Staff

Jason Pridie and Nick Evans Clear Waivers

According to’s Adam Rubin,  Mets‘ outfielder Jason Pridie and utility-player Nick Evans cleared waivers on Friday and are officially free agents may opt for free agency. A few days earlier, Pridie and Evans had been outrighted to Triple-A Buffalo, which means that now they are off of the Mets’ 40-man roster and are free […]

11-12 Offseason, Latest Mets News

Taking a Look at Who the Mets Should Add to their 40-Man Roster on September 1st

After being swept in rather embarrassing fashion at the hands of the playoff-bound Milwaukee Brewers this weekend at Citi Field, it became clear to Mets players, fans, and management that this incarnation of the New York Mets has no shot at reaching the 2011 MLB playoffs. So the prudent move right now for the organization […]

Mets Minors, Pitching Staff

More Mets Clear Waivers

According to a source referenced to by’s Adam Rubin Jason Bay, Chris Capuano, D.J. Carrasco, Willie Harris and Angel Pagan of the Mets have all been placed on and have cleared waivers (and as you already know, Chris Capuano cleared waivers as well). This does not mean that any of the the aforementioned players […]

Hot Stove, Rumors

Mets Sign 1st Round Draft Pick Brandon Nimmo

Minutes before the August 16th midnight deadline for MLB teams to sign their 2011 draft picks, the Mets signed their 1st round, 13th overall pick Brandon Nimmo, a high school outfielder from Wyoming, to a minor league contract worth

Mets Minors

All About Matt Harvey

The Mets promoted heralded prospect Matt Harvey to Binghamton a few days ago, though his first AA start was inauspicious. Still, he has a bright future ahead of him, and depending on how he transitions to AA, that future could be coming sooner rather than later. That said, read this quick profile of Harvey — […]

Mets 2011 Games, Mets Minors

Mets Minor League Update: Buffalo Bisons Starting Pitcher Chris Schwinden

NOTE: this is a post by another new contributor to MetsToday, Josh Burton. You may remember Josh filled in for me a few weeks back while I was traveling. — Joe If the Mets and their new administration want to succeed in the the future, they will have to build the team through the draft […]

Mets Minors

Mets Game 46: Loss to Yankees

Yankees 9 Mets 3 The Mets lost the rubber game and series to their crosstown rival Yankees behind another inconsistent and bad start from “ace” (I used the term loosely) Mike Pelfrey. Through 6 innings Pelfrey looked great and the Mets were winning 3-1, but in the 7th Pelf gave up 4 runs and was […]

Mets 2011 Games

Mets Game 45: Loss To Yankees

Yankees 7 Mets 3 Chris Capuano gave up 4 home runs to 4 different Yankee batters in 5 1/3 innings pitched as the Mets got blasted out of Yankee Stadium in the second game of the series with their crosstown-rival Yankees. A.J. Burnett held the Met lineup in check for 6 1/3 innings to get […]

Mets 2011 Games

Mets Game 44: Win Over Yankees

Mets 2 Nationals 1 Behind 6 strong innings from R.A. Dickey and 3 shutout ones from the Mets bullpen including Michael O’Connor, Jason Isringhausen, and K-Rod for the save, the Mets shutdown the Yankees and won the first game of a three game weekend set with their crosstown rivals. Mets Games Notes As mentioned before, […]

Mets 2011 Games

Mets Game 42: Win Over Nationals

Mets 3 Nationals 0 The Mets compiled their first shutout win of the year as Jon Niese shut down the Nationals for 7 innings and Justin Turner drove in 2 runs with a big double in the 6th off of Tom Gorzelanny. I don’t really know or understand how the Mets are doing this with […]

Mets 2011 Games