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Game recap September 18: Bullpen blowup

Primer The Mets are already eliminated from postseason contention. The Phillies are mathematically still in it but realistically out of the race. For this game, the most important thing for the Mets would be getting to Aaron Nola, so that they can actually help Jacob deGrom’s Cy Young resume in a roundabout way. Steven Matz […]

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Game recap September 15 – Ah, September baseball

In three September appearances, Corey Oswalt has allowed seven earned runs in just 5.2 innings, spanning two starts and a relief outing. The AL East-leading Red Sox were the latest team to take advantage of an inefficient Oswalt, who recorded just five outs despite throwing 61 pitches on the afternoon. Trouble found the 25-year-old immediately, […]

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Game recap September 14: Win No. 69

New York Mets’ righty Noah Syndergaard has struggled to consistently be the dominant force many expect him to be for much of 2018, but on Friday night in Boston, he was at his best. Syndergaard went seven scoreless innings, holding baseball’s best team to only three hits, and the visitors were able to take the […]

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The case for Dom Smith

To say Dom Smith’s debut was underwhelming would be a pretty serious understatement. To say his sophomore season has been a disappointment would be too. It’s no surprise that the organization is looking towards Peter Alonso and that even Jay Bruce has leap-frogged Smith as a probable starting first baseman for next year, especially considering […]

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