The Mets Have A Sweet 16-5 Party Against the Braves, Reyes Has a Game High 5 RBIs

It may not have been Jacob deGrom’s finest moment on the mound, but it was good enough to get a win against his former teammate, Braves newly crowned elder statesman, Bartolo Colon. The Mets bats crushed Colon for five-runs in three innings off a series of faulty sinkers, a far… Read more“The Mets Have A Sweet 16-5 Party Against the Braves, Reyes Has a Game High 5 RBIs”

Mets Fall Back Into Last Place With A 9-7 Loss To The Braves

R.A. Dickey outdueled Matt Harvey again, adding another former teammate besides Daniel Murphy who’s making a mockery of the Mets. The 42-year old knuckleballer gave up three runs on four hits with a flurry of floaters that were far more effective than Harvey’s fastballs. Sunday night was really bad déjà… Read more“Mets Fall Back Into Last Place With A 9-7 Loss To The Braves”

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

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”

Syndergaard Sizzles In The Dessert – Mets Beat Diamondbacks 7-5

Monday night Bartolo Colon was bitten badly by the Diamondbacks, but Tuesday, Noah Syndergaard got redemption, as the Mets defeated Arizona 7-5 in the dry dessert heat. After a 9-0 loss to Arizona last week, Syndergaard rebounded with 5 2/3 innings of 4 runs, 2 earned, seven hits, 8 strikeouts… Read more“Syndergaard Sizzles In The Dessert – Mets Beat Diamondbacks 7-5”

Flores Fires Up Another Pivotal HR, Mets Rally Past Nationals 9-7 In Series Opener

With the dark cloud of Matt Harvey considering season ending surgery, the Mets muscled their way into the record books with a 9-7 slugfest over the nemesis Nats. Relegated to the bench in lieu of Jose Reyes, Wilmer Flores entered the game in the 5th, and launched a first pitch… Read more“Flores Fires Up Another Pivotal HR, Mets Rally Past Nationals 9-7 In Series Opener”

The Mets Get A Sigh Of Relief At Citi Field, Edge KC 2-1

After the Braves took a broom to the Mets at Citi Field, the Amazins got the perfect antidote from their bullpen when lead off batter Whit Merrifield ripped a liner off of Bartolo Colon’s right thumb. A manager’s worst nightmare turned into a sigh of relief as Hansel Robles came… Read more“The Mets Get A Sigh Of Relief At Citi Field, Edge KC 2-1”

How Sweep It Is! Syndergaard Mows Down Milwaukee For His Third Straight Win

Resilience was in full force at Citi Field this weekend as the Mets swept the Milwaukee Brewers before embarking on a road trip to DC to seek revenge on their nemesis Nationals. Noah Syndergaard, the ace of any suit in the deck, served up a deadly combination of 95-98 mph… Read more“How Sweep It Is! Syndergaard Mows Down Milwaukee For His Third Straight Win”

Bartolo Colon’s Double Life and the Decline of his Effective Fast Ball

Bartolo Colon’s so called double life reared it’s ugly head on Wednesday, leaving some questionable doubt regarding his character and the fate of his once effective fastball. USA Today Sports/Photo By Brad Penner Hours before game time, the New York Post ratted out Colon for allegedly being remiss on child… Read more“Bartolo Colon’s Double Life and the Decline of his Effective Fast Ball”