Robert Gsellman Pitches Himself Into A Five Run First Inning Jam – Braves Hand Mets 5th Straight Loss

The Mets continued their Spring of Discontent with an ugly 8-2 beating by the much-improved Atlanta Braves. Rookie Robert Gsellman, seeking his first win of the season, surrendered five runs in the first inning – given the hook in the fifth after hurling 100 pitches. The Braves jumped all over… Read more“Robert Gsellman Pitches Himself Into A Five Run First Inning Jam – Braves Hand Mets 5th Straight Loss”

Daniel Murphy Torments Former Team, Washington Nationals Sweep Mets With 6-3 Win.

With many potent pieces missing from their offensive puzzle, the Mets fall to the Washington Nationals 6-3, who completed a three game sweep over their favorite foes. Daniel Murphy continued to torment his former teammates with a grand slam in the top of the first, the only unfortunate inning for… Read more“Daniel Murphy Torments Former Team, Washington Nationals Sweep Mets With 6-3 Win.”

Zack Wheeler Gets First Win, And Conforto Continues To Make His Case As Mets Sweep Phillies

Wednesday night in Citizens Bank Park it was a tale of two New York teammates as the Mets held on to sweep the Phillies in a precarious 5-4 win. Zack Wheeler recovered from a forgetful return to the mound in his second start with five innings of shutout ball, picking… Read more“Zack Wheeler Gets First Win, And Conforto Continues To Make His Case As Mets Sweep Phillies”

Cespedes Crushes 3 Homers, Matt Harvey Has 2nd Impressive Outing In Mets 14-4 Rout Over The Phillies

Terry Collins reshuffled his line-up and the Mets bats lit up the Philadelphia sky bearing no brotherly love in their 14-4 rout over the Phils. Cuban slugger Yoenis Cespedes crushed three monstrous home runs – becoming the first Met to record a pair of 3 homer games. Everybody’s bat had… Read more“Cespedes Crushes 3 Homers, Matt Harvey Has 2nd Impressive Outing In Mets 14-4 Rout Over The Phillies”

Jay Bruce Continues To Swing A Hot Bat In Mets 4-3 Win Over Phillies

While most of the Mets batters are living below the Mendoza line, Jay Bruce has found a fruitful home in the heart of the order. Last year’s trade deadline disappointment launched two homers to lift NY over the Phillies 4-3 in their first road game of the season. Seeing teammates… Read more“Jay Bruce Continues To Swing A Hot Bat In Mets 4-3 Win Over Phillies”

How Sweep It Isn’t – Syndergaard Stops The Bleeding With Seven Dominate Innings in Mets 5-2 Defeat Over Marlins

The Mets avoided a sweep at Citi Field with a solid pitching performance by Noah Syndergaard who was dominate in their 5-2 defeat against the Marlins. Syndergaard had every pitch in his arsenal on display, punching out 9, walking none, allowing only one earned run in seven innings, the 2nd,… Read more“How Sweep It Isn’t – Syndergaard Stops The Bleeding With Seven Dominate Innings in Mets 5-2 Defeat Over Marlins”

The Dark Knight Rises In His Return To The Mound

The Dark Knight rose to the occasion with 6 2/3 innings of 2 run ball giving the Mets another solid outing on the heels of Jacob deGrom’s masterful no decision Wednesday night. Aside from surrendering two solo home runs off the torrid bat of Matt Kemp, Matt Harvey kept the… Read more“The Dark Knight Rises In His Return To The Mound”

Bartolo Colon’s Braves Citi Field Debut Is Bittersweet

Bartolo Colon’s return to Citifield was bittersweet. The former patriarch of the Mets pitching staff received a standing ovation, then plowed through NY’s batting order for 4 2/3 innings – his only misstep was a line drive solo shot off the bat of Jay Bruce. Colon’s counterpart Jacob deGrom bested… Read more“Bartolo Colon’s Braves Citi Field Debut Is Bittersweet”

North Carolina Avenges Last Season’s Loss With Title Win Over Gonzaga

North Carolina got their NCAA Championship ticket validated with a 71-65 win over Gonzaga to avenge their heartbreaking buzzer beater loss to Villanova last season. The two number one seeds played a sloppy 40 minutes of turnovers and missed opportunities in the paint, but this time the Tar Heels, under… Read more“North Carolina Avenges Last Season’s Loss With Title Win Over Gonzaga”

Meet The New Fab Four

South Carolina coach Frank Martin, the guy with the flashy suits and tough love leadership, led his potent pack of underdogs into the Final Four for the first time in school history. Senior Sindarius Thornwell, determined to extend his final season, stole the thunder Florida guard Chris Chiozza garnered on… Read more“Meet The New Fab Four”