Cespedes Grand Slams The Braves, Lugo Wins His 4th Straight Start

A day after some dubious moves by Mets skipper Terry Collins resulted in an extra innings loss against Atlanta, Seth Lugo rebounded from a troublesome blister for a 10-3 drubbing of the Braves on Sunday. Lugo was handed a hefty 5-0 lead going into the bottom of the 3rd, courtesy… Read more“Cespedes Grand Slams The Braves, Lugo Wins His 4th Straight Start”

Syndergaard Can’t Save Mets From a 3 Game Sweep At Citi Field

The Mets are officially a .500 team with a demoralizing 9-0 loss to the NL West bottom dwelling Diamondbacks. Arizona came into Queens 21 games behind the eight ball, then swept NY under the Citi Field rug, provoking boos from the thousands of fed up loyal fans. Last season’s fairy… Read more“Syndergaard Can’t Save Mets From a 3 Game Sweep At Citi Field”

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”

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”

Rain Wreaks Havoc Over Matt Harvey’s Redemption Against The Nats

The Mets were armed and not dangerous in a two rain delayed 5-0 loss against the Nationals in D.C. Mother nature limited Matt Harvey to 3 2/3 innings, depriving the hard luck right-hander from seeing a little more light at the end of his dark and demoralizing tunnel. Manager Terry… Read more“Rain Wreaks Havoc Over Matt Harvey’s Redemption Against The Nats”

Colon Can’t Capitalize On Seven Strong Innings As The Braves Split The Four Game Series On The Bat OF Freddie Freeman

Now that the diamond dust of Michael Conforto’s demotion, Jose Reyes’ resigning, Logan Verrett, Sean Gilmartin and Brandon Nimmo being recalled from Las Vegas has settled, it’s still much ado about nothing with the Mets starting line-up. NY prospect Brandon Nimmo’s 0-4 major league debut was not one that dreams… Read more“Colon Can’t Capitalize On Seven Strong Innings As The Braves Split The Four Game Series On The Bat OF Freddie Freeman”

Terry Collins Makes Some Crafty Moves In Mets 4-3 Win Over Cincy

Mets manager Terry Collins made some crafty moves in the home half of the seventh by presumably using Lucas Duda as a decoy with his team down three zip. Reds pitcher Brandon Finnegan overstayed his welcome after stymying New York for 6 scoreless innings.  Juan Lagares reached first on a… Read more“Terry Collins Makes Some Crafty Moves In Mets 4-3 Win Over Cincy”

Phillies Bullpen Silences Mets For a Come From Behind 11th Inning Win.

A day after Logan Verrett violated the Phillies line-up, the Mets fell victim to Peter Bourjos’ bat and a very stingy bullpen. Wednesday night NY set a franchise record with back-to-back HR’s in 3 consecutive games, but it wasn’t enough to deter a resilient Philadelphia team desperate to avoid a… Read more“Phillies Bullpen Silences Mets For a Come From Behind 11th Inning Win.”

Kevin Plawecki’s Two Run Single Restores Some Calm In Queens

At the start of the season, the best laid plans of mice and Mets have gone awry and manager Terry Collins seems clueless as to how to set things straight. Pitching has never been the problem, but today he put the arm of the twice surgically repaired relief pitcher Jim… Read more“Kevin Plawecki’s Two Run Single Restores Some Calm In Queens”