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Game recap July 25: They’re not the worst!

The Mets beat the Padres by a score of 6-4 yesterday afternoon, capping off their first series win since May, which fittingly came against the only team in the National League with a worse record than them. By taking the series, the Mets kept themselves out of the bottom of the league standings, and actually opened up […]

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Game recap July 21: Nothing’s changed

That the Mets 7-6 loss to the Yankees in the second game of the Subway Series wasn’t even the third biggest team-related story of the day tells you all you need to know about what’s been going on in Flushing this year. News broke late Friday night of an impending trade with the Athletics for […]

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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 14: The new old Zack Wheeler

Mets 7, Nationals 3 The Mets pitching staff continued its streak of dominant outings Saturday, this time behind a 7.2-inning performance from right-hander Zack Wheeler. While the starting rotation has been incredible throughout much of the season, the team has routinely wasted brilliant performances from almost every member of the staff (we’re looking at you, […]

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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: Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets

Game recap July 10: What’s a Drew Gagnon?

Primer A day after they were forced to start Corey Oswalt, the Mets turned to 28-year-old Drew Gagnon to make his major league debut against the Phillies. Meanwhile, the Phillies debuted top prospect Enyel De Los Santos, a 22-year-old from the Dominican Republic. That matchup seems like a pretty good snapshot of where these two […]

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. […]

MLB: New York Mets at Colorado Rockies

Game recap June 19: Coors

Primer The Mets have a nice little three-game win streak going, and they even got Jacob deGrom a win Monday. Brandon Nimmo is one of the best hitters in baseball, Michael Conforto is heating up and Jay Bruce is finally going on the DL. Things are almost looking up. Oh, except for the fact that […]

MLB: New York Mets at Colorado Rockies

Game recap June 18: Unsurprisingly Nimmo, surprisingly rest of team back the dominant deGrom

Ah, Coors Field. The first play of Monday night’s game indicative of what was to come when Brandon Nimmo, who grew up two hours from Coors, continued his scorching hot play as he opened up the Rockies series with an inside-the-park home run. The hitting To no surprise, the hustling Nimmo was home to home in […]