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”

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”

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”

Marlins Avoid A Sweep Off Of An Ineffective Jacob deGrom

The Marlins avoided a sweep with a 6-4 win in the series finale, but the most distressing news for the Mets is the declining effectiveness of Jacob deGrom. From the first to the fifth inning, his velocity dipped from 94-91mph, and what was previously reported to be the result of… Read more“Marlins Avoid A Sweep Off Of An Ineffective Jacob deGrom”

Lugo Gives Mets A Lift With 10-6 Win Over Cards

With an injury riddled starting rotation, the Mets pitching prospects are pulling their weight, giving NY a wing and a prayer for a position in postseason play. Thursday, Louisiana born Seth Lugo secured his first major league win, and hit, shutting out the Cards for five innings, taking the rubber… Read more“Lugo Gives Mets A Lift With 10-6 Win Over Cards”

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”

Jay Bruce Comes Inches Away From Plating A Rally At Comerica Park

The Mets spent another night at the heartbreak hotel with a close play at the plate that could have given them a rare 9th inning rally. Battling back from a 6-1 deficit, NY pulled within one with runners on first and second when Travis d’Arnaud poked a two out single… Read more“Jay Bruce Comes Inches Away From Plating A Rally At Comerica Park”

DeGrom Goes Scoreless, De Aza and D’Arnaud Go Deep In Mets 7-1 Win Over The Yankees

Travis d’Arnaud and Alejandro De Aza overshadowed Jay Bruce’s debut while Jacob deGrom gave a command performance tossing seven scoreless innings for the Mets in a 7-1 victory over their crosstown rivals. Bruce went 0-4 with a couple of call strike three’s, but his presence could have provided the catalyst… Read more“DeGrom Goes Scoreless, De Aza and D’Arnaud Go Deep In Mets 7-1 Win Over The Yankees”

The DL Laden Mets Avoid A Sweep With 6-4 Win Over The Rockies

Jeurys Familia’s flashes of his former self, and Neil Walker’s go ahead three run blast restored some dignity for the much-maligned NY Mets. A couple of innings shy of being swept by the surging Colorado Rockies, the DL laden crew from Queens eked out a rare come from behind 6-4… Read more“The DL Laden Mets Avoid A Sweep With 6-4 Win Over The Rockies”