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Game recap September 25: Bullpen meltdown

Primer In what will be at most the second wettest game at Citi Field this week – fan tears on Saturday for David Wright’s final game will be a flood – Noah Syndergaard took the mound against the Braves. Atlanta, having already clinched the NL East, is fighting for home field advantage with Touki Toussaint, one […]

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David Wright, growing up and saying goodbye

“There were some days that it was too painful to think about baseball.” Those were the words of a tearful David Wright during an emotional Thursday afternoon press conference at Citi Field as the Mets’ homegrown star announced that his next start will be his last. And as I’ve sat here staring into the depths of my computer […]

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Game recap September 21: A win for deGrom!

Jacob deGrom added to his Cy Young candidacy in D.C. on Friday night, hurling his MLB record 23rd consecutive quality start. That part isn’t exactly earth-shattering news, but what was encouraging was the Mets’ offense rewarding him with a victory, a pleasant deviation from the norm. The Mets actually put a run on the board […]

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Game recap September 20: Thank god for…Jose Lobaton?

Mets 5 Nationals 4, 12 innings There might be games left on the schedule, but you’ll forgive Mets fans for believing the season over. A day after the team announced that Zack Wheeler would be shut down until 2019 due to workload, fan favorite Wilmer Flores was shut down for the year — diagnosed with […]