MLB: New York Mets at Los Angeles Dodgers

Game recap June 19: Weird baseball

Baseball is weird. On a night that Clayton Kershaw, the de facto best pitcher in baseball, was staked to a 7-0 lead, we saw a below average team claw their way back into a game that they had no business clawing back into. Unfortunately, the Mets still came up empty, dropping 10-6  to the Los […]

MLB: Washington Nationals at New York Mets

Game recap June 15: Night terrors

Nationals 8, Mets 3 Is it the curse of Tom Terrific? June 15, 2017 marked the 40th anniversary of Tom Seaver’s departure for Cincinnati, a trade that perhaps many readers of this site are too young to remember, but those in the know have been able to reduce their parents and grandparents to tears by […]

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Game Recap June 14: Actually Entertaining Baseball

Wednesday seemed like it was just another day in the life of the 2017 New York Mets. The day started out with the news that everyone’s favorite relief pitcher, Rafael Montero, was returning to New York to re-join the Mets. A little later on, things got even worse when the corresponding roster move was announced. Josh […]

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: San Diego Padres at New York Mets

Game Recap May 24: Great Odin’s Raven

Baseball is supposed to be fun. Baseball is supposed to be an escape from the real world. Baseball is supposed to make you think, feel, laugh, and get excited about things that don’t matter at all. It’s supposed to give you something to look forward to on a Wednesday night in May. Baseball is supposed to […]

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: Miami Marlins at New York Mets

Game recap April 5: Never say die

I have to say, with Rafael Montero on the mound tonight, I did not have high expectations about this game. Coming into their Cinco de Mayo matchup, the Marlins held a 5-2 edge over the Mets in 2017, with the Amazins’ only real triumph being outlasting the Fish in a 16-inning marathon back in April. […]

MLB: Tampa Bay Rays at Miami Marlins

Marlins series preview May 5-7

The Mets return home this weekend to host Miami after a successful road trip in Washington and Atlanta where they won four out of six despite continuing to be plagued by injuries, thanks in no small part to a recent offensive outburst. New York was ahead 3-1 in the fourth inning on Thursday night when […]

MLB: New York Mets at Washington Nationals

Game Recap April 30: Queens is Burning

The first two games of this Mets-Nationals series felt like an oasis in the desert. Despite losing 10 of their last 11 games with a severely undermanned roster, the Mets won Friday and Saturday’s games against their streaking divisional rival, offering a glimpse at how good they are when getting timely hits and solid pitching. […]