MLB: San Francisco Giants at San Diego Padres

Padres Series Preview July 24-27

The Mets (45-51) begin a ten-game road trip on Monday night at spacious Petco Park against Andy Green’s San Diego Padres (43-55). New York has won four of five, their streak snapped on Sunday with a 3-2 loss to Oakland. The Padres return home after taking three of four in San Francisco. While these two […]

MLB: Oakland Athletics at New York Mets

Game recap July 22: The Wilmer Flores Walkoff

Mets brought 15,000 Noah Syndergaard bobbleheads to Citi Field last night. If fans were fortunate enough, they could sit in line for hours waiting for the gates to open and actually get rewarded for it. Of course, there weren’t enough bobbleheads to go around. All those fans stuck in line arrived to a stadium ill-prepared […]

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Athletics Series Preview July 21-23

The Mets (43-50) welcome the Oakland Athletics (43-52) to Flushing for the first time in over three years, at a time where trade winds are blowing strongly around both clubs. Only 6.5 games off the pace in a weak American League Wild Card field, Oakland has already parted ways with key relievers Ryan Madson and […]

MLB: St. Louis Cardinals at New York Mets

Game recap July 18: Well, that escalated quickly

I must admit, after the weekend series against Colorado, I was still holding out hope. There’s enough baseball left for anything to happen. However, it’s time to accept the facts, the main being that this Mets team just isn’t equipped to rattle off the 10 or 15 wins needed to thrust themselves back into contention. […]

MLB: New York Mets at St. Louis Cardinals

Where Zack Wheeler keeps going wrong

“Just throw strikes, kid. We can’t afford to give out any free passes! Throw strikes and the rest will work itself out.” This sounds like basic advice to give to a pitcher like Zack Wheeler, who has the seventh highest walk rate of any National League pitcher with at least 70 innings pitched. Before Wheeler’s […]

MLB: New York Mets at St. Louis Cardinals

Cardinals series preview July 17-20

The season is over. Sell off the pieces. Stop pretending. Please. When and Where Game 1: Monday @ Citi Field, 7:10 p.m. (TV: SNY; RADIO: 710 WOR, ESPN Deportes) Game 2: Tuesday @ Citi Field, 7:10 p.m. (TV: SNY; RADIO: 710 WOR, ESPN Deportes) Game 3: Wednesday @ Citi Field, 7:10 p.m. (TV: SNY; RADIO: 710 WOR, ESPN Deportes) Game 4: […]

MLB: New York Mets at St. Louis Cardinals

Game recap July 8: At least Jay Bruce can hit

Despite all the confusion about whether the Mets are officially sellers yet and Michael Conforto’s place in the lineup, I thought Saturday’s game would be a respite. Adam Wainwright is now a below replacement level pitcher. The Mets should be able to pound their former tormentor. Even if the pitching and fielding collapse, it never […]

MLB: St. Louis Cardinals at Philadelphia Phillies

Phillies series preview June 30-July 2

It feels like everytime I step forward to write a series preview, the Mets are on the verge of pulling you back in. This club is 10.5 games behind the NL East leading Washington Nationals and 9.5 games behind the second Wild Card spot currently occupied by the Colorado Rockies. But rather than submitting to […]

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Marlins Series Preview June 27-29

After dropping all four in Los Angeles against the NL West-leading Dodgers, the Mets (34-41) rebounded by sweeping the lowly Giants at AT&T Park over the weekend. New York never trailed in the three-game set in which they set a franchise record for home runs in a calendar month. They look to carry some of […]