The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Week Of The NY Mets

A Dramatic Sunday At Nationals Park As Mets Split Series With Washington

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”

Sunday Losses Keep Mounting As Another Mets Comeback Falls Short

As the dismantling of the NY Mets continued over the weekend, two additional former players found themselves smiling all the way to the playoff bound bank. Curtis Granderson and Rene Rivera were sent packing to the NL West and NL Central leading teams leaving behind a ball club in the… Read more“Sunday Losses Keep Mounting As Another Mets Comeback Falls Short”

DeGrom Dominates In Mets Offensive Barrage Over Philadelphia

A day after Mets general manager Sandy Alderson sold off more merchandise the remaining roster pummeled the Philadelphia Phillies behind the dominant arm of Jacob deGrom. With Jay Bruce shipped off to playoff pastures, Wilmer Flores, Neil Walker, Michael Conforto and Curtis Granderson stepped up to the plate crushing a… Read more“DeGrom Dominates In Mets Offensive Barrage Over Philadelphia”

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”

Mets Are Much Ado About Nothing At Dodger Stadium

Four nights at Chavez Ravine were a massacre for the Mets. Like watching a brutal boxing match, I felt the home plate umpire could have waved off the Dodgers on many occasions. It’s tough being positive in these trying times.   As a fan I want to be supportive and not… Read more“Mets Are Much Ado About Nothing At Dodger Stadium”

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”

Steven Matz Not Effective His Second Time Around

I’d like to wrap my arms around the Mets and tell them things will get better, but that would be akin to delivering false hope that a D student is getting into Harvard. When another player not going on the DL determines a good day, it’s a very sad state… Read more“Steven Matz Not Effective His Second Time Around”

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”

Jacob deGrom Runs Into A Roadblock Against The Rangers In Arlington

The Texas Rangers rode Jacob deGrom out of the game early, surviving a late five-run Mets rally to snap their four-game losing streak with a 10-8 victory at Globe Life Park on Tuesday night. In his last two outings the designated ace has had major meltdowns on the mound. DeGrom… Read more“Jacob deGrom Runs Into A Roadblock Against The Rangers In Arlington”