MLB: New York Mets at San Diego Padres

Game recap April 27: deGrom plays stopper

After dropping three of their previous four contests, including a gut-wrenching defeat in the rubber game in St. Louis Thursday, Jacob deGrom was exactly the man the Mets wanted on the mound Friday night. The team needed a stopper and the ace right-hander delivered in spades as New York topped the Padres 5-1 in the series opener. For […]

MLB: New York Mets at St. Louis Cardinals

Game Recap April 25: The St. Louis Blues

Yesterday, a day where a former elite pitcher refused to speak to the media about his move to the bullpen, and the day after a former top pitching prospect had another rocky start, continuing the unevenness that has defined his injury-laden career, another former top pitching prospect started for Mets, and got lit up, prolonging his struggles. In […]

MLB: New York Mets at St. Louis Cardinals

Game recap April 24: They’re saying Bruuuuuuuuuce

Primer Rain mercifully cut short the Mets’ time in Atlanta, saving our ears and our sanity from any more Tomahawk Chops until [checks schedule] ugh, late May. Instead, the team headed off to St. Louis to face the less-auditory-but-still-rage-inducing Cardinals with Luke Weaver on the mound. Zack Wheeler took the hill for the Mets, and […]

MLB: New York Mets at Atlanta Braves

Game recap April 21: New season, same Mets

Jacob deGrom may be the unluckiest starting pitcher in all of baseball. deGrom turned in another fantastic start for the Mets Saturday night, as he struck out 10 and allowed only four hits in seven shutout innings. With the pitcher’s spot due up to begin the seventh, manager Mickey Callaway sent Wilmer Flores up to […]

MLB: New York Mets at Atlanta Braves

Game recap April 20: Mets Make Mistakes, But Outlast Braves in 12

It wasn’t necessarily pretty, but the Mets persevered through a 12-inning marathon Friday night to top the Braves 5-3 and even their weekend series at Sun Trust Park. The game started with a bang for Atlanta, as after their starter Sean Newcomb tossed a scoreless first inning, second baseman Ozzie Albies greeted Mets ace Noah […]

MLB: New York Mets at Atlanta Braves

Game recap April 19: They can’t all be good; It’s just that all of Harvey’s are bad

Braves 12, Mets 4 Final Just when the good feelings seem to be carrying Mets fans aloft, gravity pulls everyone back to Earth. The improbably ascendant Mets confronted the ongoing enigma that is their fallen ace as Matt Harvey dug an early hole the team could not climb out of, and they lost the opening […]

MLB: Washington Nationals at New York Mets

Game Recap April 18: Redemption

The past few days have been a trying time in Metsland. After Monday’s heartbreaker in which the team blew a 6-1 lead in the eighth inning, followed by Tuesday’s frustrating loss, it was looking like the early-season mirage was over. The Mets were still the same old losers, and the Nationals still owned them. It was back […]

MLB: Washington Nationals at New York Mets

Game recap April 17: Death by a thousand papercuts

Primer One night removed from the latest in a long series of heartbreaking losses to the Nationals, life goes on for the 2018 Mets. Zack Wheeler took the mound, coming off of his brilliant season debut against the Marlins and facing the first real lineup he’s seen. Opposing him was long-time Met killer Gio Gonzalez, […]

MLB: Washington Nationals at New York Mets

Game recap April 16: The Mets never change

The New York Mets have been spectacular in 2018. Entering Monday night, the Amazins’ sat at 12-2, healthily atop the National League East. After completing a sweep against the Nationals only eight days ago, the Mets had the perfect opportunity to deal an early season death blow to their hated rivals. The game began with […]

MLB: Milwaukee Brewers at New York Mets

Game recap April 14: It had to happen at some point

Brewers 5, Mets 1, final The unimaginable has happened, folks, as the New York Mets finally lost a baseball game. After Friday night’s thrilling 6-4 victory over the Brewers extended the winning streak to nine, the Mets sent Matt Harvey to the hill Saturday in search of number ten. Milwaukee sent out staff ace Chase […]