MLB: Chicago White Sox at New York Mets

Game recap May 30: Hello, Good Harvey, we haven’t seen you around these parts lately

WHO WON: The Memorial Day-themed camouflaged Mets WHAT HAPPENED, PITCHING IS FUN WHEN IT IS GOOD: For me, this game in general was fun to watch. Maybe that’s because I love pitching, and the return of good Matt Harvey gave this one an element of dueling aces. Speaking of Harvey’s return, it was exactly what […]

MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers at New York Mets

Game recap May 29: If you pretend this was just Clayton Kershaw dominating again, it’s a lot easier to handle

WHO WON: Clayton Kershaw and his other 8 pals in gray jerseys (I guess the Mets too, but in a weird ‘never have to face Kershaw again in the 2016 regular season’ kind of way) WHAT HAPPENED, AN UNSTOPPABLE FORCE MEETS FIVE TOTALLY MOVABLE OBJECTS: For the second time this season, the Mets had the…we’ll […]

MLB: New York Mets at Washington Nationals

Game recap May 25: Steven Matz brilliant in Mets 2-0 win over the Nationals

The Mets beat the Nationals 2-0. The win wrapped up a series win on the road and pulled the Mets within 0.5 games of first place in the National League East. Steven Matz was the story of the game, tossing eight scoreless innings and struck out seven while walking just one. Matz’s fastball was crisp, […]

MLB: New York Mets at Washington Nationals

Game recap May 23: Gio suffers death by dingers in Mets victory

The secret to the Mets’ success on offense in 2016 has not been a subtle one. So far, they have frequently come out on top by simply crushing the ball out of the park. They entered play on Monday night in D.C. atop the National League with 60 homers, and they only added to that […]

MLB: Milwaukee Brewers at New York Mets

Game recap May 21: Mets walk off on David Wright’s heroics

What Happened, In One Sentence: David Wright swung on a 3-0 count with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth, lining a fastball to right-center for a walkoff 5-4 win. Bats Run Hot and Cold Early: Curtis Granderson ambushed a mistake fastball right down the middle for a leadoff home run. Two batters […]


Game recap May 20: Conforto’s blast seals Matz’s strong start

MATZ CRUISES AFTER EARLY BUMP IN THE ROAD: Steven Matz quickly fell behind the Milwaukee Brewers’ lineup in the first, despite flashing a lively mid 90s fastball and a curveball with nice shape. Jonathan Villar singled on a dribbler past Neil Walker, and advanced to third on some exceptional reads on breaking pitches. A sinker […]

MLB: Washington Nationals at New York Mets

Game Recap May 17: Behind Blue Eyes

Executive Summary On the anniversary of Noah Syndergaard’s Citi Field debut, Thor bettered Max Scherzer and made two solo shots stand up. Mets 2, Nationals 0. Discussion and Analysis Noah Syndergaard’s dominating performance last night overshadowed: Max Scherzer’s next start after striking out 20 Tigers Daniel Murphy’s return to his old stomping ground Bryce Harper’s first […]

MLB: New York Mets at Colorado Rockies

Game recap May 15: Mets swept by Rockies as bats can’t rally

WHO WON: The purple-striped, mountain-themed not Mets WHAT HAPPENED, JACOB DEGROM: Jacob deGrom had one of those starts where he wasn’t at peak deGrominance, but he wasn’t terrible. In fact, he was pretty efficient early on. Through four innings, the righty had only thrown 49 pitches and really only made two mistakes that came back […]

MLB: New York Mets at Los Angeles Dodgers

Game recap May 11: Syndergaard hits two homers in Mets 4-3 win

Noah Syndergaard and home runs were the story last night in Los Angeles. Entering the game, Syndergaard had only given up one home run in 38.1 innings pitched. However, Thor gave up two home runs on Wednesday night — solo shots by Corey Seager and Yasmani Grandal. Wait — that’s not the home run story. Syndergaard and […]

MLB: New York Mets at Los Angeles Dodgers

Game recap May 10: Mets lose on walkoff home run

What Happened, In One Sentence Trayce Thompson came off the bench with two outs to hit a walkoff homer off Hansel Robles. Dodgers win 3-2. Get Your Runs Early! Most of last night’s offense came before fans on the East Coast would consider turning off the TV and going to bed. Jacob deGrom got the […]