Mets Lose The Season Finale And Manager Terry Collins In The Same Day

For the next six months my husband will welcome the sight of me shaking my head in front of the TV without having to question, “The Mets?” My relationship with the only baseball team I’ve ever loved has had its share of difficulties this season. Without getting into too many… Read more“Mets Lose The Season Finale And Manager Terry Collins In The Same Day”

Matt Harvey Can’t Catch A Break In His Final Start Of The Season

The plight of Mets pitching was on full display against the Phillies at Citizen’s Bank Park. Matt Harvey’s final performance of the season ended as futile as it began in their 6-2 loss in the first game of their final series. The right-hander’s 6.70 ERA also set a record for… Read more“Matt Harvey Can’t Catch A Break In His Final Start Of The Season”

The New Boys Of Summer Get It Done Against The Braves At Citi Field

On Tuesday night at Citi Field a meaningless matchup between two teams far removed from Post Season play had special significance for a rookie trying to make his mark with the Mets. The struggling Travis Taijeron collected his first walk-off career hit – a single to left center field in… Read more“The New Boys Of Summer Get It Done Against The Braves At Citi Field”

Hoping The Mets Can End On A High Note

With 10 games left on their docket and expectations far removed from the equation, I feel a sense of relief that the Mets miserable season is finally coming to a close. The abundance of blown leads, first inning pitching implosions and a slew of unfortunate Sundays has been painful to… Read more“Hoping The Mets Can End On A High Note”

Robert Gsellman Pitches Seven Strong In 5-1 Victory Over The Braves

In a season that has seen its share of disappointment there has been some magnificent moments, and Sunday Mets starter Robert Gsellman brought his best outing to the mound at Sun Trust Park. The long-haired double of Jacob deGrom mirrored more than the ace’s mane in his seven innings of… Read more“Robert Gsellman Pitches Seven Strong In 5-1 Victory Over The Braves”

Mets Misery On The Mound Continues Against The Cubs

While Jay Bruce helped Cleveland secure a spot in the history books at home, his former team was mired in more misery on the road, as the Cubs clobbered the Mets 17-5 at Wrigley Field. In his third start back from a right shoulder injury, Matt Harvey threw 86 pitches… Read more“Mets Misery On The Mound Continues Against The Cubs”

The Dodger’s Destiny Falls On Challenging Times

As I’ve made peace with the Mets year of discontent, my heart goes out to the devoted Dodger fans trying to make sense of the colossal collapse that has invaded their once invincible team. The pitching rotation that looked suspect on paper prevailed up until what appeared to be an… Read more“The Dodger’s Destiny Falls On Challenging Times”

Robert Gsellman Gets The Win In Surprise Call Up From Triple A

NY takes the rubber match 6-3 in a meaningless game against Philadelphia and from now until early October, winning is all about morale. An act of God secured a six inning complete game victory for Mets starter Robert Gsellman who was summoned from Triple A Las Vegas prior to his… Read more“Robert Gsellman Gets The Win In Surprise Call Up From Triple A”

Mets Beat Phillies In A Slugfest Despite A Meltdown By Rafael Montero

Even when staked a 10-0 lead, baseball’s Keystone Cops of Queens could not rest comfortably as they held on to beat a Phillies team trying to claw their way out of the NL East basement. Ironically, NY bats got a six-degrees of separation gift from an ex-Met, Al Leiter, whose… Read more“Mets Beat Phillies In A Slugfest Despite A Meltdown By Rafael Montero”