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Mets can’t hold lead, leave bases loaded in 9th

Given new life Wednesday, the Padres wasted little time turning what would have been their seventh loss in eight games into a much-needed win. An inning after the Padres completed a comeback from down four runs, Hunter Renfroe smashed a go-ahead homer into the second deck at Citi Field in the eighth that had a projected distance of 440 feet,... more

Conforto, 7-run 1st boost Mets vs. Padres

Matt Harvey’s struggles this season have been both well-documented and well-defined. And while Harvey did little to boost his fading reputation on Tuesday, his teammates boosted him plenty with a seven-run first inning in the Mets’ 9-3 win over the Padres at Citi Field. Michael Conforto homered, singled and drove in three runs in the first inning alone, finishing with... more

Milone struggles as Mets drop finale to Angels

The Mets spent most of this weekend pitching carefully to Mike Trout, limiting him to singles and walks. Trout finally broke through Sunday on a banner day for the Angels’ offense, collecting a homer and a double while reaching base four times in Los Angeles’ 12-5 win over the Mets. C.J. Cron hit a first-inning grand slam off Tommy Milone... more

Milone makes impressive debut, but Mets fall

It had been exactly two years since the Giants won a game that they trailed after eight innings, their offense consistently unable to provide late drama. But the Mets are experts in all sorts of drama. Amidst that perfect storm, the Giants came from behind against Mets closer Jeurys Familia to score four runs in the ninth on Wednesday, earning... more

Walker’s walk-off gives Mets win over Giants

The Mets earned a measure of revenge for their National League Wild Card loss to the Giants last October, scoring a 4-3 win Monday on Neil Walker’s walk-off single in the ninth. The winning rally began when Michael Conforto drew a leadoff walk off Josh Osich in the ninth inning, moving to second when Wilmer Flores greeted Hunter Strickland with... more

Big first inning sets tone for Mets’ rout of Marlins

All it took were injuries to their two best players for the Mets to transform into one of the National League’s most potent teams. New York’s offense remained at a boiling point throughout Saturday’s 11-3 win over the Marlins, the Mets’ third straight victory and their sixth in eight games. For the fourth time in five nights, the Mets batted... more

5-run 7th caps rally as Mets down Marlins

After watching the Marlins send 11 to the plate and score six times in the fourth inning, the Mets responded with their own big frame in the seventh. Eleven hitters went to the plate, and backed by T.J. Rivera’s two-run double and Wilmer Flores’ two-out bases-loaded walk, New York stunned Miami, 8-7, on Friday night at Citi Field to take... more

Thor exits in Mets’ rough loss in series finale

Anthony Rendon began the day without a homer and only five RBIs in 22 games this season. But his career performance helped lead to a record-setting day for the Nationals’ offense in a 23-5 victory over the Mets on Sunday afternoon. The Nats’ 23 runs were the most in Nationals/Expos history, and their 23 hits and seven homers were the... more
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