Lucas Duda Is Sent Packing To Tampa Bay, Mets Suffer 7-5 Loss In San Diego

On the day that the Mets could have benefited from his bat, 6’ 4” first baseman Lucas Duda was dealt to the Tampa Bay Rays for right-handed relief prospect Drew Smith. The power hitting hero who was vital to NY’s 2015 World Series run will unfortunately be remembered more for… Read more“Lucas Duda Is Sent Packing To Tampa Bay, Mets Suffer 7-5 Loss In San Diego”

How UnSweep It Is. Mets Edged By Oakland At Citi Field

Sundays have not been very kind to the boys from Queens, as another thwarted sweep snapped their four-game winning streak in a 3-2 rain-delayed loss against Oakland. While Mets starter Rafael Montero showed much improvement from his prior outing, altitude issues with high heat accounted for all three Athletics home… Read more“How UnSweep It Is. Mets Edged By Oakland At Citi Field”

Terry Collins Needs To Do A Better Job At Coaching

Even with a splendid seat ten rows from the first baseline, the twenty-six dollars I paid was not worth the price of admission having to suffer through a poor outing by a Mets pitcher in person. A day after the wheels came off of Mets starter Zack Wheeler, it was… Read more“Terry Collins Needs To Do A Better Job At Coaching”

Mets Get Out Of Dodge With Dignity On DeGrom’s Dominate Outing Against Washington

The Mets got out of dodge on a high note, defeating the Nationals 5-1 behind the brilliant pitching performance of Jacob deGrom. Salvaging one win was not the mission NY set out to accomplish but the dignity they restored by averting a sweep will hopefully reap dividends during their four-game… Read more“Mets Get Out Of Dodge With Dignity On DeGrom’s Dominate Outing Against Washington”

Zack Wheeler Pitches a Gem Against Rangers In Arlington

In times when victories are difficult to obtain the Mets will take them anyway they can. Wednesday night it came via an errant throw that gifted NY the game-winning run after blowing a 3-1 lead in the eighth. A night after Jacob deGrom’s demoralizing loss, Zack Wheeler tossed one hell… Read more“Zack Wheeler Pitches a Gem Against Rangers In Arlington”

Brewers Edge Mets 2-1 Despite A Strong Outing By Zack Wheeler

Terry Collins’ consistently inconsistent ball club loses back-to-back games against the emerging Milwaukee Brewers and all the fans get is a sliver of silver linings. Yes, on a positive note Mets starter Zack Wheeler had another strong outing, the bullpen kept it a one run game, Lucas Duda went 2-4,… Read more“Brewers Edge Mets 2-1 Despite A Strong Outing By Zack Wheeler”

Matt Harvey Shows Signs Of His Former Self, Mets Take The Series Over The Bucs

Matt Harvey gave his boss a belated 68th birthday gift, baffling the Bucs for six sharp innings on Sunday to take the rubber match on the road in Pittsburgh. With the hail of criticism that has haunted Harvey this could possibly be the turn around Mets manager Terry Collins needs… Read more“Matt Harvey Shows Signs Of His Former Self, Mets Take The Series Over The Bucs”

DeGrom And Walker Are Dominant In 8-1 Defeat At PNC Park

Friday night Jacob deGrom gave a master class at PNC Park to the dismay of the Pittsburgh Pirates. The dominant deGrom had vintage velocity in the 8-1 defeat, becoming the first Mets pitcher this season to flirt with a complete game. In 8.1 innings, the reliable righty held the Pirates… Read more“DeGrom And Walker Are Dominant In 8-1 Defeat At PNC Park”

Conforto And Duda Account For 7 Runs, Harvey’s Shaky Outing Is Plenty Against The Padres

On a partly cloudy night in the month of May the Mets received a much-needed ray of sunshine from their fallen hero, as Matt Harvey’s less than perfect performance proved plenty against the NL West bottom dwelling San Diego Padres. Harvey, whose petulant behavior has yielded a ton of bad… Read more“Conforto And Duda Account For 7 Runs, Harvey’s Shaky Outing Is Plenty Against The Padres”

Another Bad Day In The Desert For The Mets

The Mets woes continued out west with a 5-4 loss against the Diamondbacks on another night when they drew first blood but couldn’t hold the lead. Tommy Milone’s second start for NY left much to be desired as the newly acquired lefthander yielded five runs on six hits in five… Read more“Another Bad Day In The Desert For The Mets”