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”

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”