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 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: 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 […]

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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: Miami Marlins at New York Mets

Game recap May 6: Offensive powerhouse New York Mets

What Happened, In a Sentence The Mets rode five first inning runs to an 11-3 win, but lost Asdrubal Cabrera to a left thumb injury. Mets Start Hot With Wei-Yin Chen out with a tired arm, the Marlins turned to Odrisamer Despaigne to make his first major league start of the season. Despainge was so […]

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 Atlanta Braves

Game Recap May 1: 24 Hours with Michael Conforto and Jerry Blevins

Sunday 4/30 3:20 p.m.: Just got back from my Sunday softball doubleheader. The Mets are losing 13-5. Guess I’m not watching today. 5:53 p.m.: Final score of today’s game against the Nationals was 23-5. If I didn’t have to recap Monday’s game, I almost wouldn’t watch out of principle. Also, how has upper management not […]

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: Atlanta Braves at Philadelphia Phillies

Braves series preview April 25-27

The sky is falling in Flushing as the reeling Mets welcome last-place Atlanta to Citi Field for the second time this month in the midst of 32 straight games against National League East opponents to open the season. Playing shorthanded offensively due to a bevy of injuries to key players, New York was swept by […]