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Game recap July 9: The Enigma

Mets 4, Phillies 3 During any given start, Zack Wheeler can look like the ace many projected him to be once upon a time. The problem though is that during any given start, Zack Wheeler can also look like a backend starter that should be moved to the bullpen. The 6’4 right-hander is an enigma, […]

MLB: Tampa Bay Rays at New York Mets

Game recap July 8: Not a perfect game

WHO WON: For the 51st time, it wasn’t the Mets. WHAT HAPPENED, THE GOOD: There were plenty of bad things that happened on Sunday, but cheer up. It wasn’t all for naught, right? There were…some good things that happened. Right? …Right. Here were the positives that came out of Sunday: Brandon Nimmo singled in the seventh to […]

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 Toronto Blue Jays

Game recap July 4: Jose, Can You See?

It’s cool when the Mets prove they can actually win a game once in a while. The Mets defeated the Blue Jays last night by a score of 6-3, for just their seventh victory in their last 30 games. Apparently, wins are so rare for the Mets nowadays that they now call for firework celebrations —or at […]

MLB: New York Mets at Toronto Blue Jays

Game recap July 3: Dear Mets, your bullpen is bad and you should feel bad

Primer Some of us are still watching these games, for whatever reason. Maybe we enjoy being frustrated on some level. Maybe we’re just too damn hot from the heat wave. Regardless of the reason, we didn’t even get the usual enjoyment of GKR, with Gary Apple and Ron taking over the broadcasting while the real […]

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 […]