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: 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 […]

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 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: 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. […]

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Game recap April 8: Lucas Duda homered, other people did less good things

What happened, in a moment Keith Hernandez threw paper in to a garbage can before SNY went to commercial in the seventh, giving the perfect (unintended?) metaphor for the Mets listless offense in a 8-1 loss. Rough start for Gsellman Robert Gsellman was a nice unexpected surprise at the end of last season. This year […]