MLB: New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies

Game recap September 29: Only two more of these to go

Primer The Mets are bad. The Phillies are worse. Ben Lively is mediocre (bordering on bad). Matt Harvey is worse. Both teams are better served by losing. It’s late season baseball at the bottom of the standings, folks, so get excited. Game Recap In what is probably (hopefully) his last series in a Mets uniform, […]

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Reds series preview August 29-31

A three-game series between the Mets and the Reds is an exercise in futility, two teams with nothing to lose but their last thread of dignity. It’ll be a blast. When and Where Game 1: Tuesday @ 7:10 p.m. EST (TV: SNY; RADIO: 710 WOR, ESPN Deportes) Game 2: Wednesday @ 7:10 p.m. EST (TV: SNY; RADIO: […]

MLB: Game Two-New York Mets at Washington Nationals

Game recap August 27: BOGO

Sunday Mets games are a disaster. Games against the Nationals are a disaster. The Mets, short most of their starting rotation, almost every veteran and their two good outfielders, are a disaster. Yet here we are, on the other side of a split Sunday doubleheader. The offense (huh?) started early in Game 1 as Brandon […]

MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers at New York Mets

The Steven Matz Conundrum

On Monday, the Mets shut down Steven Matz. He hadn’t reached an arbitrary innings limit, nor was he injured, Terry Collins insisted. “This is not an injury, this is not an injury,” Collins told reporters before the Diamondbacks series began. “It’s just an issue of he needs to shut it down for a little while…If […]

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Duda and Ramos and Reed, oh my!

The thing about prospects is that you just don’t know. You can scout the players and scout the stat line but you never know. Prospects bust and throwaway names turn into the golden boys of baseball. You just never know. With that being said, expectations for the Mets’ trade deadline were probably unrealistically high. The market […]