MLB: Los Angeles Angels at New York Mets

Padres Series Preview May 23-25

The Mets and their major league-worst 5.14 ERA welcome the last-place Padres to town for a three-game set that pits baseball’s lowest-ranked offense in terms of batting average and on-base percentage against a patchwork pitching staff that’s spent more time on the trainer’s table than on the mound. New York will look to win consecutive […]

MLB: Los Angeles Angels at New York Mets

Game recap May 19: Home sweet home

Primer  Oh boy have the Mets been bad. After finally climbing the hill back to .500, the Mets dropped seven straight to fall 8.5 games back in the division. Matt Harvey has been awful, Robert Gsellman looks like he’s pitching hurt, and Tommy Milone has been underwhelming. The only two bright spots in the rotation, […]

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Brewers series preview May 12-14

The Mets (16-17) head to Miller Park for a weekend series with the Milwaukee Brewers (18-17), a club that has won three of four and six of its last nine at home. New York wrapped up a homestand where they were one blown save away from a 5-1 record against Miami and San Francisco, considered a […]

MLB: San Francisco Giants at New York Mets

Game Recap May 8: Walker Walks Off

Mets News This feels like the darkest timeline. With the hapless Giants in town to face the bumbling Mets, some are asking whether two teams have ever both been swept in a three-game series. Prognosticators are demonstrating that losing Noah Syndergaard hurts the Mets more than any team losing its best pitcher. Asdrubal Cabrera crooked his […]

MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers at San Francisco Giants

Giants series preview May 8-10

The Mets finally play someone outside their division when the San Francisco Giants come to town. Last time the Mets faced the Giants, Madison Bumgarner took control of the Wild Card game and ended the Mets’ season. This year, both clubs are below .500 entering the rematch and facing a slew of injuries. The Mets […]

MLB: New York Mets at Atlanta Braves

Game Recap May 3: Doing it for the run differential

Poor starting pitching, contact-based offense, and timely hitting: This wasn’t the team profile the Mets were supposed to have going into this season. That wasn’t exactly their blueprint for success. But that was the formula last night, as the Mets overcame yet another poor start—this time by Jacob deGrom, seemingly the only starter left in the […]

MLB: Atlanta Braves at Milwaukee Brewers

Braves Series Preview May 1-4

Ah, Thor. You told us you couldn’t raise your arm over your shoulder for bicep soreness, yet you refused an MRI. After pushing your start back three days, you claimed you had no discomfort and were ready to pitch on Sunday. Then you gave up five runs, lasted merely 38 pitches over an inning and a third, and […]

MLB: New York Mets at Washington Nationals

Game recap April 28: The streak always breaks

You get a sense sometimes, or, at least, I do, that things won’t get better. That this bad weather or bad mood or string of bad luck will never end. That you’re stuck in this state of despair forever. The Mets felt like that. Everything had gone wrong: the slumps and the injuries were relentless […]

MLB: Washington Nationals at Colorado Rockies

Nationals series preview April 28-30

Panic City is in full effect. Not only did the Mets drop their sixth game in a row against the lowly Atlanta Braves, but the status of their two biggest star remains in question. Dealing with leg issues all season, Yoenis Cespedes left Thursday’s game with what looked like a severe hamstring injury. If hearing […]