After A 45 Year Drought, Cubs Win A Trip To The Fall Classic

Saturday night at Wrigley Field the Cubs won a trip to the World Series for the first time in 71 years, while the only thing Dodger fans went home with were the fourth familiar NLDS t-shirts on their backs. In a lopsided game six, the greatest pitcher on the planet… Read more

Cubs Break Giants Perfect Post Season Record With Clutch Rally In The 9th To Advance To The NLCS

Giants journeyman Conor Gillaspie came close to being the second coming of Cubs killer Daniel Murphy, but Bruce Bochy’s broken bullpen made a mockery of Matt Moore’s 8 inning masterpiece. The best chance to advance was ripped from the Bay Area when five relief pitchers failed miserably in preserving the… Read more

Mets Fall To Phillies In Final Regular Season Game. Will Face Giants In Wild Card One-off

In the Mets last regular season game that didn’t matter, I set up a makeshift sports bar in my living room, tuning back and forth to a riveting Ryder’s Cup, with commercial break visits to Vin Scully’s final broadcast. It would have been ideal for the Dodgers to deliver a… Read more

Mets Set A Francise 17 Run Shutout In Their Final Regular Season Home Game

As Major League Baseball mourned the tragic loss of Marlin’s ace pitcher Jose Fernandez, the #16 jersey bearing his name hung on the wall of every doleful dugout. And on this somber Sunday at Citi Field, the Mets muscled their way through their emotions in their final regular season home… Read more

Mets Take a Giant Leap Over SF With Sweep Over The Twins

Terry Collins dubious decision to rest veterans for rookies during a pennant chase paid dividends as the Mets completed a three game sweep over the Minnesota Twins with a 3-2 win at Citi Field on Sunday. NY now sits in the Wild Card driver’s seat with a one game lead… Read more

Cespedes Grand Slams The Braves, Lugo Wins His 4th Straight Start

A day after some dubious moves by Mets skipper Terry Collins resulted in an extra innings loss against Atlanta, Seth Lugo rebounded from a troublesome blister for a 10-3 drubbing of the Braves on Sunday. Lugo was handed a hefty 5-0 lead going into the bottom of the 3rd, courtesy… Read more

Mets Get 13th Straight Win Over Reds With & Pitchers And A Couple of Long Balls

It took seven Mets pitchers to contain the Reds, and again manager Terry Collins is making all the right moves in a come from behind 5-3 victory on the road. NY got their 13th straight win over Cincinnati, keeping pace with the Cardinals who overcame the Pirates with four two… Read more

Lugo Tosses 7 Strong, Granderson and Bruce Provide HR Power

Sunday night at Citi Field, Rookie Seth Lugo’s walk up music to the mound warranted the theme song from “Rocky.” Lugo, one of a trio of pitchers recently called up from Triple A, tossed 7 spectacular innings, surrendering one run on six hits, striking out four, with no bases on… Read more

Marlins Avoid A Sweep Off Of An Ineffective Jacob deGrom

The Marlins avoided a sweep with a 6-4 win in the series finale, but the most distressing news for the Mets is the declining effectiveness of Jacob deGrom. From the first to the fifth inning, his velocity dipped from 94-91mph, and what was previously reported to be the result of… Read more

Montero Shuts Out The Marlins For 5, Cespedes Gets A Walk Off HR In The 10th To Take First Game Of The Series

Yoenis Cespedes set Citi Field on fire with a walk off homerun in the bottom of the 10th to bring the Mets even with the slumping Marlins. Returning to the line-up after missing Sunday’s painful loss, Cespedes and his questionable quad gave the Mets a much needed 2-1 win, proving… Read more