MLB: New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies

Game recap August 17: Stealing Syndergaard

The Phillies ambushed Noah Syndergaard in the bottom of the first inning Friday night, scoring twice before the Mets’ righty had even recorded an out, and while he was able to settle in as the night progressed, the poor beginning to the contest was enough to do him in. Matched up against Philadelphia ace Aaron […]

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Game recap August 10: Wheelin’ and Dealin’

When the Mets traded Carlos Beltran and his expiring contract to San Francisco in July 2011, they envisioned the Single-A pitcher they brought back in return, Zack Wheeler, becoming a staple in their starting five and a dominating force in their rotation for years to come. It has taken roughly seven years, but the Mets’ […]

MLB: Atlanta Braves at New York Mets

Game recap August 3: Groundhog’s Day

How Jacob deGrom has managed to keep a remotely upbeat attitude over these past few months is nothing short of astonishing. Friday night’s game against Atlanta represented the Mets’ latest chance to play spoiler in a division race that they themselves have long been out of, and despite yet another gem from their ace, New York […]

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Game recap July 27: Deep Freese

David Freese will forever be a known name in Mets lore after his strikeout completed Johan Santana’s 2012 no-hitter, but on Friday night, the veteran extracted a little bit of revenge against the boys in orange and blue. In New York’s 5-4 loss in Pittsburgh the veteran right handed hitter drove in all five Pirates’ runs, […]

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Game recap July 20: A second half team

Noah Syndergaard held the potent Yankees offense to only one run, Yoenis Cespedes had two hits including a home run and Michael Conforto drove in three runs during Friday night’s series opener with the Yankees. In a lot of ways, this game was everything the Mets envisioned could be routine when they broke camp in […]

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Game recap July 13: That’s more like it

While trade rumors continue to swirl around the Mets’ pitching staff, Noah Syndergaard’s return from a lengthy DL stint gave the club a glimpse of why they should potentially not deal from their only strength. Syndergaard wasn’t quite dominant, but he was plenty good enough Friday night, limiting the Nationals to only one run across […]

MLB: Tampa Bay Rays at New York Mets

Game recap July 6: Grand finale

Most of America has been celebrating the Fourth of July all week, and on Friday night the Mets provided their own fireworks complete with a grand finale. Jose Bautista appeared done earlier this year when the longtime Blue Jay was cut by Atlanta, but since signing with the Amazins, he’s become a surprisingly successful reclamation project. […]

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The best case scenario

It’s difficult to find too many reasons to be positive about the state of the New York Mets right now. This season has gone from early season elation to pathetic disarray in an incredibly short amount of time, and the club and fans alike have been forced to already start thinking about 2019 and beyond. […]