Category: New York Mets

Mets season ends with 15-5 loss to Nationals

Mets’ season ends with 15-5 loss to Nationals

In the final game of the 2020 regular season, the Mets were blown out by the Washington Nationals, 15-5. Seth Lugo definitely didn’t want his final start of the season to go like this. He allowed six runs on five hits and ... MORE
Mets get eliminated from playoff contention

Mets get eliminated from playoff contention

When Major League Baseball announced on the eve of Opening Day that it would be expanding its postseason format from five to eight teams per league, the Mets did not outwardly rejoice. Their goal, after all, was a National League East title ... MORE
Mets-Nationals postponed; doubleheader set for Saturday

Mets-Nationals postponed; doubleheader set for Saturday

Rather than endure what might have been a lengthy delay, the Mets and Nationals postponed their Friday night game in Washington shortly before first pitch. The teams will play a doubleheader on Saturday at Nationals Park beginning at 3:05 p.m. ET. Game ... MORE
Mets beat Nationals to keep slim playoff hopes alive

Mets beat Nationals to keep slim playoff hopes alive

Heading into this season, there were no guarantees that David Peterson would throw a single pitch for the Mets. The team spent its winter investing in starting pitching depth and felt good about its rotation. Peterson, the team’s top upper-Minors pitching prospect, ... MORE
Mets place Michael Conforto on 10-day injured list

Mets place Michael Conforto on 10-day injured list

Michael Conforto’s standout season came to a premature end on Thursday, as the Mets placed him on the injured list due to left hamstring tightness. The team called up Luis Guillorme to replace Conforto on the roster for the final four games ... MORE
Mets’ Wild-Card hopes take another hit with loss to Rays

Mets’ Wild-Card hopes take another hit with loss to Rays

Even after most everything seemed lost, there were still an untold number of permutations, of back doors the Mets could crack open to sneak their way into the playoffs. However slim the possibility grew, it never quite disappeared. But with five games ... MORE
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Seth Lugo bounces back as Mets keep slim playoff hopes alive

Seth Lugo bounces back as Mets keep slim playoff hopes alive

At this point, the Mets’ 2021 rotation consists of two pitchers, Jacob deGrom and David Peterson, who have earned their way into it based on merit. After that is anyone’s guess. A significant part of the equation will depend upon whether the ... MORE
Jacob deGrom strikes out 14 in loss to Rays

Jacob deGrom strikes out 14 in loss to Rays

For Jacob deGrom to win a third consecutive Cy Young Award, joining Greg Maddux and Randy Johnson as the only pitchers in MLB history to do so, he will need help from others around the National League. But in a 2-1 loss ... MORE
Mets struggle to get anything going on offense, shutout by Braves 7-0

Mets struggle to get anything going on offense, shutout by Braves 7-0

Statistically, the Mets own one of baseball’s best offenses. They entered Sunday’s play leading the Majors in batting average and ranked seventh in runs per game, though those marks do not represent a clear analysis of the team. Whether it’s with runners ... MORE
Syracuse & New York Mets: 2020 Options

Syracuse & New York Mets: 2020 Options

Those in the Finger Lakes region face a tough choice about which sports team to back. Buffalo has NHL and NFL teams, while New York City has multiple teams for each major US sport. Boston and Toronto, though a bit farther than New ... MORE
Mets bounce back with 7-2 win over Braves

Mets bounce back with 7-2 win over Braves

For a moment, everything seemed in peril — David Peterson’s fine start, the Mets’ potential victory, even their thinning hopes at a postseason berth. In the span of minutes on Saturday night at Citi Field, Miguel Castro made things tense, loading the ... MORE
Mets get blown out by Braves, 15-2

Mets get blown out by Braves, 15-2

For weeks, Steven Matz drove back and forth to the Mets’ alternate training site on Coney Island, battling traffic as he labored to fix what ailed him. Initially, he was working to get his left shoulder right following a bout of bursitis ... MORE
Brandon Nimmo’s blast in ninth propels Mets to big win over Phillies

Brandon Nimmo’s blast in ninth propels Mets to big win over Phillies

The Mets long ago reached the point where they can barely afford losses. And yet they keep coming close to the brink of defeat, only to snatch victories away from games they seemed unlikely to win. So it went Thursday, when the ... MORE
Mets rally to beat Phillies after Jacob deGrom exits early

Mets rally to beat Phillies after Jacob deGrom exits early

Of all the setbacks the Mets could ill afford in an attempt to rally toward National League relevance, an injury to Jacob deGrom topped the list. But the Mets managed to overcome it for at least one night on Wednesday, storming back ... MORE
Mets’ offensive struggles continue in 4-1 loss to Phillies

Mets’ offensive struggles continue in 4-1 loss to Phillies

Coming to bat with the bases loaded in the sixth inning on Tuesday, Wilson Ramos had a chance to erase a night’s worth of Mets frustrations. Moments earlier, Phillies starter Jake Arrieta had loaded the bases and limped off the mound. The ... MORE