Category: New York Mets

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
MLB announces 2020 postseason schedule

MLB announces 2020 postseason schedule

A year that has looked like no other will have a similarly unique finish. Major League Baseball announced its schedule for the 2020 Postseason, highlighted by the first neutral-site Fall Classic in modern history. Not only will the Division Series, League Championship ... MORE
Mets lose 2 of 3 to Blue Jays

Mets lose 2 of 3 to Blue Jays

The Mets’ playoff hopes took another significant hit on Sunday, when a middle-innings bullpen implosion sent them to a 7-3 loss to the Blue Jays at Sahlen Field in Buffalo, N.Y. The Mets (21-26) are now five games under .500 with 13 ... MORE
Mets offense struggles in 3-2 loss to Blue Jays

Mets offense struggles in 3-2 loss to Blue Jays

Coming off a landslide win in their opener with the Blue Jays, the Mets were probably hoping for a carryover effect to lead them to a similar result the next day. Instead, the Mets had one of their quieter nights at the ... MORE
Yankees, Mets get green light from MLB to wear first-responder caps on 9/11 anniversary

Yankees, Mets get green light from MLB to wear first-responder caps on 9/11 anniversary

A year after Pete Alonso sparked renewed interest in the Mets’ desire to wear first responder caps on Sept. 11, Major League Baseball granted permission for both the Mets and Yankees to wear the caps on the 19th anniversary of the World ... MORE
Mets pound Blue Jays, 18-1

Mets pound Blue Jays, 18-1

Over the years, the Mets have not been particularly adept at supporting Jacob deGrom, who won consecutive National League Cy Young Awards despite a total of 21 wins in those two seasons. Perhaps they were saving it all for this month. Two ... MORE
Mets slug four home runs in comeback win over Orioles

Mets slug four home runs in comeback win over Orioles

The Mets slugged four home runs to come back from a 5-1 hole to top the Orioles 7-6 on Wednesday night. Box Score Rick Porcello ran into some early trouble on some tough-luck plays. Following a leadoff Cedric Mullens single, Jose Iglesias ... MORE
Mets get blown out by Orioles in series opener

Mets get blown out by Orioles in series opener

Staring down a difficult schedule entering the shortened 2020 season, the Mets could at least take solace in two soft spots. The Marlins were rebuilding. The Orioles were rebuilding. And the Mets had the benefit of playing nearly a quarter of their ... MORE
Mets erase 6-run deficit against Phillies but lose in 10th

Mets erase 6-run deficit against Phillies but lose in 10th

The twists and turns of the Mets’ 9-8 loss to the Phillies on Monday mirrored those of their season. At times, the Mets seemed noncompetitive, as when they fell into an early six-run hole at Citi Field. In other moments, they appeared ... MORE
Mets pound Phillies 14-1 in series finale

Mets pound Phillies, 14-1

Jacob deGrom pulled into 41 Seaver Way on Sunday fully aware of the weight of Mets lore. For years, folks have compared him favorably to Tom Seaver, the greatest player in franchise history. Like Seaver, deGrom won a National League Rookie of ... MORE
Seth Lugo gives Mets’ rotation big lift in win over Phillies

Seth Lugo gives Mets’ rotation big lift in win over Phillies

Seth Lugo is a starting pitcher now. What’s more, he may be the second-best one the Mets have. Lugo fired five effective innings Saturday in a 5-1 win over the Phillies at Citi Field, stretching out to 81 pitches in a process ... MORE
Porcello goes six strong, but Mets fall to Phillies 5-3

Porcello goes six strong, but Mets fall to Phillies 5-3

Over the past two weeks, the Mets have discussed the remainder of the season with increasing tones of urgency. After a recent start, pitcher Rick Porcello acknowledged that in a 60-game season, teams have little choice but to rally faster and more ... MORE