MLB: New York Mets at Pittsburgh Pirates

Game recap May 26: Hometown hero(es; national nobodies)

Primer That Padres series sure was brutal, but let’s sit back and eat some member berries for a minute about when something similar that happened in 2015. For those of you who don’t ‘member, Jeurys Familia was one out away from recording a save when rain stopped the game. He came back out after an […]

MLB: San Diego Padres at New York Mets

Game Recap May 25: The Tears, They Fall Like Rain

Mets News On Wednesday night, the news that late waiver-bait acquisition Tommy Milone hit the “it’s literally a 10-day” disabled list signaled that preseason number-eight starter Rafael Montero would likely start Saturday’s game at Pittsburgh. That Montero would pitch on the road had nothing to do with the purported “hostile environment” which led the Mets to start […]

MLB: Los Angeles Angels at New York Mets

Game recap May 20: No sweat

Terry Collins became the Mets’ all-time leader in games managed last night, and the Mets celebrated as only they could: putting five straight Angels on base in the ninth inning to face Mike Trout. I fully expected another bullpen implosion, but Trout only hit a sacrifice fly and the Mets were able to escape 7-5. […]

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, […]

MLB: New York Mets at Arizona Diamondbacks

Game recap May 16: Desperate in the desert

By the eighth inning of last night’s game, I started wondering, “are moral victories in baseball?” College sports can have teams that are so obviously mismatched that you don’t really expect your team to win. As long as they don’t embarrass themselves, the loss isn’t that bad. The Mets weren’t getting blown out of this […]

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Game recap May 15: Don’t be surprised, don’t be anything

Well, if you had any hopes of the Mets washing away an embarrassing sweep against the Brewers with a victory in Arizona last night, you went to sleep disappointed. The Mets dropped their fifth game in a row after losing to the Diamondbacks 7-3. Panic City seems to be in full effect, as the Amazins’ continue […]

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Arizona Diamondbacks

Diamondbacks series preview May 15-17

There aren’t a lot of positives surrounding New York’s National League club in recent weeks. Mired in controversies, suspensions, and so many injuries that one could mistake the Citi Field diamond for a gridiron, the Mets (16-20) still managed to win four of six and head into this past weekend with some perceived momentum. That […]

MLB: New York Mets at Milwaukee Brewers

Game recap May 13: Ugly in pink

What Happened, In One Implosion: The Mets gave up a season-high eight runs in the fifth as part of an 11-4 loss to the Brewers. Mets starters now have an MLB-worst 5.13 ERA. Every time I watch Robert Gsellman, I look for signs that he’ll regress to the mean. The young right-hander entered Saturday with […]

MLB: New York Mets at Milwaukee Brewers

Game recap May 12: Harvey shows up, offense doesn’t

WHO WON: The beer-themed not Mets WHAT HAPPENED, MATT HARVEY HAS A WEIRD START AFTER A WEIRD WEEK: If you have been on Twitter or have even a mild interest in baseball, you have heard about the Matt Harvey saga and all that it entails. A night out, a migraine, golfing, bodyguards being sent to […]

MLB: San Francisco Giants at New York Mets

Game recap May 9: Righting the ship

Thanks to the media circus following Matt Harvey, one could hardly tell that the Mets are becoming one of the hotter teams in baseball right now. Winning eight of their last 11, including a 6-1 tilt against the San Francisco Giants Tuesday night, the Mets have righted the ship and injected life back into a […]