MLB: New York Mets at Atlanta Braves

Mets Make Mistakes, But Outlast Braves in 12

It wasn’t necessarily pretty, but the Mets persevered through a 12-inning marathon Friday night to top the Braves 5-3 and even their weekend series at Sun Trust Park. The game started with a bang for Atlanta, as after their starter Sean Newcomb tossed a scoreless first inning, second baseman Ozzie Albies greeted Mets ace Noah […]

MLB: Washington Nationals at New York Mets

Game recap April 16: The Mets never change

The New York Mets have been spectacular in 2018. Entering Monday night, the Amazins’ sat at 12-2, healthily atop the National League East. After completing a sweep against the Nationals only eight days ago, the Mets had the perfect opportunity to deal an early season death blow to their hated rivals. The game began with […]

MLB: Milwaukee Brewers at New York Mets

Game recap April 13: Glove Potion No. 9

On a day the Mets listened to countless talking heads belittle their dominant beginning to the 2018 season by using their cataclysmic catching situation as a reason it won’t be good enough over the long haul, New York drowned out the noise en route to their ninth consecutive victory. Friday night’s series opener with the […]

MLB: New York Mets at Miami Marlins

Game recap April 10: This team just doesn’t know how to lose

Primer Times are good in Mets land. Panic City is a ghost town, as the Mets have jumped out to an incredible start, running the best record in baseball and tying a club record for best start to a season. The good times were set to keep rolling, with Jacob deGrom taking the mound against […]

MLB: New York Mets at Miami Marlins

Game recap April 9: Is this too good to be true?

After the New York Mets defeated the Miami Marlins 4-2 Monday night, a tweet by The Ringer’s Sean Fennessey caught my eye and summed up exactly how I was feeling. “This Mets season feels so good already, which likely means it will go bad in fantastic, operatic fashion. Like ‘Team plane flies into an alternate […]

MLB: New York Mets at Washington Nationals

Game recap April 7: Don’t look now, but Mets off to best start since 2006

After a less than stellar debut outing that resulted in the Mets’ only loss of the season thus far, Steven Matz returned to the mound Saturday looking like a man with something to prove. The Mets sent Matz out to face Nationals left-hander Gio Gonzalez, who’s enjoyed a great deal of success against the Mets […]

MLB: Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets

Game recap April 4: Is Facebook cool again?

I created my Facebook account in 2010, when it was the place where all the cool kids were; I could log in and see what all my friends were up to and what pages they were “becoming a fan” of and what their status updates were. Kids and adolescents could legitimately spend hours a day on Facebook […]

MLB: Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets

Game recap April 3: It’s raining, it’s Reyes, the man at short is…bad at baseball

Primer It may not have been snowing, but the weather certainly wasn’t pleasant as the Mets got set to play the Phillies for the first time this season. Matt Harvey took the mound in 40 degree weather with a fine mist coming done, as the rest of New York wistfully wished for spring to just hurry […]

MLB: St. Louis Cardinals at New York Mets

Game recap March 31: The injury bug is back

Mets 6, Cardinals 2, final Thursday’s Opening Day win went about as well as Mickey Callaway could’ve hoped for: a dominant start by Noah Syndergaard, an offense that produced nine runs on twelve hits, and no injuries to report. The win reaffirmed the line of thinking held by Met fans all throughout the offseason; keep […]

MLB: St. Louis Cardinals at New York Mets

Game recap March 29: We’re back, baby

Mets 9, Cardinals 4, final As our intrepid leader said, we survived the winter. But like the overcast, chilly weather, Opening Day started on a somber note with the news that Mets legend Rusty Staub had passed away. Even without the loss of a good man, few fanbases move through the season with equal parts […]