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”

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”

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”

Rafael Montero Has A deGrom-like Day Against The Giants, Mets Sweep San Francisco

As the 50th anniversary of the Summer Of Love swirled through the streets of San Francisco, the Giants were snubbed in a three-game sweep by a Mets team that’s been dealing with a heap of heartbreak of their own. Mets starter Rafael Montero had a lot of lady luck in… Read more“Rafael Montero Has A deGrom-like Day Against The Giants, Mets Sweep San Francisco”

Tommy Milone Gets Rocked. Angels Maul Mets To Avoid A Sweep

After taking the first two games of the series, the Mets quickly reverted back to the business of losing as Mike Trout and company routed NY for a dozen runs, eight of which knocked starter Tommy Milone off the mound in the second. Sunday at Citi Field the Angels literally… Read more“Tommy Milone Gets Rocked. Angels Maul Mets To Avoid A Sweep”

Matt Harvey’s Suspension Puts The Mets In A Bind As They Are Shut Out By The Marlins 7-0

The saga of the long-suffering Mets hit an all time low on Sunday as another casualty of the team’s war with themselves continued. Matt Harvey was slapped with a three-day suspension sans pay, and General Manager Sandy Alderson’s ten-second press conference provided nebulous news, only the fact that Harvey violated… Read more“Matt Harvey’s Suspension Puts The Mets In A Bind As They Are Shut Out By The Marlins 7-0”

Montero’s Rocky Start Has A Happy Ending In Mets Come From Behind Win Over Miami Marlins

Rafael Montero’s rocky start against the Miami Marlins morphed into a happy ending as the Mets battled back from a six-run deficit to beat Don Mattingly’s school of fish 8-7. After returning from a rainy night in Georgia, in which their postponed 3-1 lead led to nowhere, DL designated Noah… Read more“Montero’s Rocky Start Has A Happy Ending In Mets Come From Behind Win Over Miami Marlins”

Mets Get 13th Straight Win Over Reds With & Pitchers And A Couple of Long Balls

It took seven Mets pitchers to contain the Reds, and again manager Terry Collins is making all the right moves in a come from behind 5-3 victory on the road. NY got their 13th straight win over Cincinnati, keeping pace with the Cardinals who overcame the Pirates with four two… Read more“Mets Get 13th Straight Win Over Reds With & Pitchers And A Couple of Long Balls”

Lugo Tosses 7 Strong, Granderson and Bruce Provide HR Power

Sunday night at Citi Field, Rookie Seth Lugo’s walk up music to the mound warranted the theme song from “Rocky.” Lugo, one of a trio of pitchers recently called up from Triple A, tossed 7 spectacular innings, surrendering one run on six hits, striking out four, with no bases on… Read more“Lugo Tosses 7 Strong, Granderson and Bruce Provide HR Power”