MLB: Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets

Game recap September 23: Back on top

Coming off about a dramatic win as is possible, the Mets turned to Gabriel Ynoa in the second of their four-game set with the Phillies. Of course, no Met game would be complete without pregame news of a pitcher missing a start, and last night was no different as the Mets announced that Noah Syndergaard […]

MLB: New York Mets at Atlanta Braves

Game recap September 11: You know the name…

Seth Lugo put up seven strong innings and Yoenis Cespedes drove in five runs following an emotional pre-game ceremony in Atlanta. In the last game the team will ever play at Turner Field, the offense put up a lead so insurmountable that the Mets’ own bullpen could not overcome it with their command struggles. The […]

MLB: New York Mets at San Francisco Giants

Game recap August 19: Well hey, at least Seth Lugo looked great

What Happened, In a Sentence: Seth Lugo did everything he could to stave off the Mets’ death spiral, but his teammates ran and threw their way to an 8-1 loss. One Foot Forward… If you missed last night’s game and just saw the score, your first guess would probably be Seth Lugo let the Mets […]

MLB: San Diego Padres at New York Mets

Game recap August 12: Logan Verrett still isn’t Matt Harvey

With their winning percentage down to .500 and their playoff hopes growing slimmer by the day, the Mets looked to bounce back from a sweep at the hands of the Diamondbacks against the Padres on Friday night. Logan Verrett, granted another shot as a member of the Mets rotation, was opposed by San Diego right […]

MLB: New York Mets at Detroit Tigers

Game recap August 6: It’s almost as if the Logan Verrett Experiment was doomed from the start

What Happened, In a Sentence Terry Collins’ head-scratching lineup produced 14 hits, but it wasn’t enough to overcome Logan Verrett’s dismal outing as the Mets lose 6-5. Veteran Manager Seeks Right-Handed Hitters Throughout the season, Terry Collins has been steadfast in not playing Michael Conforto against left-handed pitchers. You figured something had to give once […]

MLB: New York Yankees at New York Mets

Game recap August 1: There was a game. It wasn’t pretty

In a sentence A lot of important Mets things happened on Monday, the least of which was a 6-5 extra-innings loss to the Yankees in Game 1 of the Subway Series. The good Matt Reynolds hit a three-run home run and Wilmer Flores continued to destroy lefties with a solo shot off C.C. Sabathia. Curtis Granderson also […]

MLB: St. Louis Cardinals at New York Mets

Game Recap July 27: Untimely hitting sets up end of Familia’s streak

After splitting their old fashion double header on Tuesday, the Mets and Cardinals squared off in the rubber match of their three-game set. Logan Verrett took the mound for the Mets opposite a resurgent Adam Wainwright, who has been fantastic after some early season struggles. Wilmer Flores started at third for the injured Jose Reyes, […]

MLB: New York Mets at Miami Marlins

Game Recap July 22: Run of the mill win still a win

WHO WON The blue-hatted, grey jersey’d Mets. WHAT HAPPENED, METS PITCHING BEATS MARLINS BATTING It’s not that Logan Verrett dominated the Marlins. He didn’t. He did, however, give the Mets five solid innings of work while locked in what one might call a pitchers-duel with Marlins pitcher Adam Conley. Verrett was able to hold the […]

MLB: New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies

Game recap July 16: Don’t hit, don’t score, what do you do?

What Happened, in a Sentence: The Phillies did a better job manufacturing runs, beating the Mets 4-2. Verrett Avoids Big Mistakes Saturday was Logan Verrett’s second attempt to replace Matt Harvey’s spot in the rotation. As I wrote last week, the first attempt didn’t go so well. Verrett entered the game walking 11.1 percent of […]