A Mother’s Day To Forget In Milwaukee

The starting rotation touted to be the best on paper has disintegrated into the laughing stock of the National League, as Sunday proved no lead is safe when Mets pitchers take the mound. Mother’s Day was no walk in Miller Park for Terry Collins’ battered boys of baseball, as the… Read more“A Mother’s Day To Forget In Milwaukee”

Neil Walker’s Walk-Off Gets The Mets One Game From .500 With 4-3 Win Over The Giants

On the heels of the messy Matt Harvey brouhaha, the Mets rebounded with a walk-off 4-3 win over the Giants team that took them down in the National League Wild Card game last season. Streaky second baseman Neil Walker bookended NY’s first and final runs by stroking a ground rule… Read more“Neil Walker’s Walk-Off Gets The Mets One Game From .500 With 4-3 Win Over The Giants”

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”

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”

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”

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

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

Niese’s Early Exit Gives Rookie Robert Gsellman A Dream Debut

Another dubious decision by manager Terry Collins could have caused damaging results, but the Mets were saved by a couple of pitching prospects who performed gracefully under pressure. In a must win series opener against the Cardinals, starter Jon Niese lasted a third of an inning as his faulty knee… Read more“Niese’s Early Exit Gives Rookie Robert Gsellman A Dream Debut”

Mets Beat Giants 9-5 With Long Balls And A Beauty By Bartolo Colon

The Mets recovered from their blown 4 run lead last night with a strong dose of elder statesman, Bartolo Colon, who’s become the biggest asset of their starting rotation. In six innings of play, he surrendered 2 runs on 6 hits, striking out 5 to record his 11th win of… Read more“Mets Beat Giants 9-5 With Long Balls And A Beauty By Bartolo Colon”

Mets Win Consecutive Games Behind Matz’s No Hit Bid Into The Eighth

Native New Yorker Steven Matz took a no-no into the 8th and for the first time in over a month the Mets won consecutive games, beating the Padres 5-1 – this time with some added insurance. Matz’s first appearance against the Padres was prolific and his partners in crime finally… Read more“Mets Win Consecutive Games Behind Matz’s No Hit Bid Into The Eighth”