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”

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”

Mets Take a Giant Leap Over SF With Sweep Over The Twins

Terry Collins dubious decision to rest veterans for rookies during a pennant chase paid dividends as the Mets completed a three game sweep over the Minnesota Twins with a 3-2 win at Citi Field on Sunday. NY now sits in the Wild Card driver’s seat with a one game lead… Read more“Mets Take a Giant Leap Over SF With Sweep Over The Twins”

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”

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”

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”

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”

Familia’s 52 Save Streak Ends With A Heartbreaking Loss Against St Louis

For the second straight day the Mets grabbed the elusive RISP brass ring, only to have it fall on the carousal floor Wednesday night after the Cardinals rallied for two runs in their 5-4 win. Jeurys Familia stepped onto the mound in the top of the 9th holding a one… Read more“Familia’s 52 Save Streak Ends With A Heartbreaking Loss Against St Louis”

Steven Matz Gets a Monkey Off His Back With a 3-0 Shutout Against The Marlins in Miami

Steven Matz picked a perfect time to regain his pitching mojo blanking the Marlins 3-0 to take the rubber match of their crucial three games series. The forlorn lefty, 0-5 in his last nine starts, found solace on Sunday tossing six innings of 4 hit 6 strikeout ball, recording his… Read more“Steven Matz Gets a Monkey Off His Back With a 3-0 Shutout Against The Marlins in Miami”