The Mets Hobble Into All-Star Break After Series Loss To The Cardinals

For the Mets it’s been a sobering season to say the least. A slew of pitching injuries, diminished returns from the disabled list, and underperforming players have made them prey against practically any team that has a pulse. The Cardinals may not be at the bottom of the heap, but… Read more“The Mets Hobble Into All-Star Break After Series Loss To The Cardinals”

The Nationals Take Advantage Of The Mets Poor Pitching And Defensive Blunders

A day after the Mets bullpen made a mess of Steven Matz’s masterful seven innings, starter Seth Lugo crashed and burned at the batting gloved hands of the Nationals explosive line-up. The Mets have been the Nationals bitch in head to head match-ups this season with Daniel Murphy avenging his… Read more“The Nationals Take Advantage Of The Mets Poor Pitching And Defensive Blunders”

Mets Survive A Close Shave Against The Nationals After Jeurys Familia Falters

Terry Collins made a gutsy call to the bullpen after his shaky closer Jeurys Familia had all the wrong stuff. The Mets came to DC lugging a six-game losing streak in desperate need of a win against a Washington Nationals team boasting the best record in baseball. Travis d’Arnaud got… Read more“Mets Survive A Close Shave Against The Nationals After Jeurys Familia Falters”

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.”

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

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“Lugo Tosses 7 Strong, Granderson and Bruce Provide HR Power”

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”

Syndergaard Brings Heat, Granderson and Conforto Bring Bats in 2-0 Victory Over Nationals

After a disappointing road trip, the Mets found comfort in Queens by shutting out the Nats 2-0, in a duel between two formidable right-handers that lived up to the hype. This time around, Noah Syndergaard left the run scoring to his fellow teammates, who wasted no time putting the Mets… Read more“Syndergaard Brings Heat, Granderson and Conforto Bring Bats in 2-0 Victory Over Nationals”