Wheeler’s Strong Debut Helps Mets Sweep Marlins

Mets manager Mickey Callaway’s uncanny moves are so on the money that it begs the question, “Is he clairvoyant?” After counterpart Don Mattingly pulled rookie left-hander Jarlin Garcia after six scoreless innings in his first major league start, the Mets took a bite out of the Marlins bullpen, rallying from… Read more“Wheeler’s Strong Debut Helps Mets Sweep Marlins”

Mets Beat Cardinals In Manager Mickey Callaway’s Debut

On a somber opening day at Citi field, the Mets win one for their beloved former star, Rusty Staub, who passed away hours before the team took the field. Mickey Callaway reveled in his managerial debut, reaping offensive rewards from 35-year old newcomer Adrian Gonzalez, as NY slammed St. Louis… Read more“Mets Beat Cardinals In Manager Mickey Callaway’s Debut”

The New Boys Of Summer Get It Done Against The Braves At Citi Field

On Tuesday night at Citi Field a meaningless matchup between two teams far removed from Post Season play had special significance for a rookie trying to make his mark with the Mets. The struggling Travis Taijeron collected his first walk-off career hit – a single to left center field in… Read more“The New Boys Of Summer Get It Done Against The Braves At Citi Field”

Robert Gsellman Gets The Win In Surprise Call Up From Triple A

NY takes the rubber match 6-3 in a meaningless game against Philadelphia and from now until early October, winning is all about morale. An act of God secured a six inning complete game victory for Mets starter Robert Gsellman who was summoned from Triple A Las Vegas prior to his… Read more“Robert Gsellman Gets The Win In Surprise Call Up From Triple A”

Mets Beat Phillies In A Slugfest Despite A Meltdown By Rafael Montero

Even when staked a 10-0 lead, baseball’s Keystone Cops of Queens could not rest comfortably as they held on to beat a Phillies team trying to claw their way out of the NL East basement. Ironically, NY bats got a six-degrees of separation gift from an ex-Met, Al Leiter, whose… Read more“Mets Beat Phillies In A Slugfest Despite A Meltdown By Rafael Montero”

Robert Gsellman’s Suffers Agonizing Loss Against The D-Backs

On the day that the moon eclipsed the sun the Diamondbacks deprived Robert Gsellman a victory after one of his most valiant efforts this season. The Mets hard luck right-hander gave 6 1/3 strong, surrendering a run on five hits, striking out three with a lone walk.   But while his… Read more“Robert Gsellman’s Suffers Agonizing Loss Against The D-Backs”

The Mets Let A Sweep Over The Giants Slip By In The Ninth

The Mets got a taste of their own come from behind medicine when a botched double play put a damper on starter Tommy Milone’s stunning Citi Field debut. Picked up on waivers from the Milwaukee Brewers, Milone (1-0, 6.43 ERA) made quite a statement, pitching 5 plus-innings of two run… Read more“The Mets Let A Sweep Over The Giants Slip By In The Ninth”

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”

Another Controversial Call In Colorado, As Rockies Sweep The Mets

Colorado fans did not need the weed they can legally buy to get a buzz this weekend because the Rockies gave them a natural high in the form of a three game sweep over NY. On an afternoon when the Mets could have picked up some precious ground, Ryan Raburn… Read more“Another Controversial Call In Colorado, As Rockies Sweep The Mets”

Matt Harvey’s Middle Innings Come Back To Haunt Him In 5-2 Loss To Colorado

After a strong outing against the Padres, the middle innings came back to haunt Matt Harvey making for a miserable 5-2 loss for NY at Colorado’s cavernous Coors Field. The Mets bats that were muted by Clayton Kershaw on Thursday, barely made a peep off of Rockies rookie right-hander, Jon… Read more“Matt Harvey’s Middle Innings Come Back To Haunt Him In 5-2 Loss To Colorado”