MLB: Colorado Rockies at New York Mets

Game Recap July 29: New Day, Same Story

After two heartbreaking losses, the Mets looked to bounce back against the Rockies with Steven Matz on the mound Friday night. Tyler Chatwood, who has posted very solid numbers for a pitcher who spends half his time at Coors Field, opposed the Mets, who have gone 3-for-23 with runners in scoring position over the past […]

MLB: New York Mets at Chicago Cubs

Game Recap July 20: Bart and Bats struggles in loss to Cubs

WHO WON The 1988 blue and white small bears—not the Mets. WHAT HAPPENED: BARTOLO STRUGGLES Putting it bluntly, Bartolo Colón was bad in his second start following the All-Star Break. In four and a third innings on Wednesday, Colón surrendered six runs on eight hits, striking out one and walking two. The 43-year old seemed […]

MLB: Washington Nationals at New York Mets

Game recap July 9: Logan Verrett is not Matt Harvey

What Happened, In a Sentence: Daniel Murphy continued to hit Mets pitching like it’s the 2015 playoffs, with a homer and 4 RBI in a 6-1 Nationals win Mets Get to Scherzer Early Max Scherzer threw 7.1 shutout innings against the Mets two weeks ago. He’s been on a roll since June 1, holding batters […]

MLB: New York Mets at Atlanta Braves

Game recap June 26: Another Sunday, another loss

THE RUNDOWN The Mets provided some fireworks late, but it wasn’t enough to avoid wasting a great start by Bartolo Colon and a second straight Sunday loss to the Braves. A PITCHER’S DUEL The Mets faced Bud Norris, who entered the game sporting a 4.69 ERA in 63.1 innings this season. Norris has had his […]

MLB: New York Mets at Atlanta Braves

Game recap June 24: If you liked it easy, you wouldn’t be a Mets fan

Coming off an injury scare in his last start, Steven Matz squared off against the Braves again, this time looking to snap a very frustrating four game losing streak against last-place Atlanta. Opposing him was Aaron Blair, the third piece in the Shelby Miller trade, who has gotten absolutely rocked (ERA over seven, FIP of almost […]

MLB: Atlanta Braves at New York Mets

Game recap June 19: It has to get better, because it can’t get worse

THE RUNDOWN Julio Teheran nearly threw a perfect game against the Mets lineup to complete Atlanta’s sweep. A SHAKY START Jacob deGrom had every reason to be confident on Sunday, his 28th birthday and his first Father’s Day as a dad. He was facing the National League’s worst team by record, its third-worst performer by third […]

MLB: New York Mets at Milwaukee Brewers

Game recap June 11: Too many home runs

What Happened, In a Sentence The Brewers hit too many homers against a depleted Mets pitching staff, winning 7-4. Mets’ Misery Continues at Plate Early on, it looked like Wily Peralta would be the ideal cure for the Mets’ struggling offense. Peralta is already 2.1 wins below replacement and allowing a .365 opponents’ batting average. […]

MLB: Game one-New York Mets at Pittsburgh Pirates

Game recap June 7 (Game 1): Neil Walker’s homecoming spoiled by Jon Niese (and no offense, but it’s more fun to blame Niese)

What Happened, In One Sentence: Jonathon Niese got his revenge against the Mets with seven shutout innings as the Mets lost 3-1. Niese Rolls Over Struggling Mets Lineup When the Mets traded Niese away after last season, he went out of his way to criticize the Mets infield. Sure, the Mets allowed 12 unearned runs […]

MLB: New York Mets at Miami Marlins

Game recap June 5: Matt Harvey was good but Jose Fernandez was better

THE RUNDOWN The two young righties duked it out on Sunday, but as good as Matt Harvey was, Jose Fernandez and his 14 strikeouts edged him out for the 1-0 Marlins victory. PITCHERS’ DUEL In a sign of what was to come, Fernandez struck out Alejandro De Aza to start off the game, the first […]