Downtrodden Mets Swept In Washington As Cubs Come Into Town

By Paul DiSclafani: The Mets offense suffered a season high 23 consecutive shutout innings during their three game sweep at the hands of First Place Washington, being outscored 20-6 while dropping a whopping six games behind the Nationals and falling into third place behind the Marlins in the National League East. After a 2-7 road trip against the Braves and Nationals in which they scored just … Continue reading Downtrodden Mets Swept In Washington As Cubs Come Into Town

Mets Offense Fizzles Again, Drop A Pair To Pirates

By Paul DiSclafani: The Mets (31-26) dropped both ends of a double-header to the Pirates (32-26) in Pittsburgh following yesterday’s rain out by identical 3-1 scores. Old friend Jonathan Niese (W, 6-2) shut out his former teammates with seven strong innings in a 3-1 win, besting Steven Matz (L, 7-2) in the first game. In the nightcap, Juan Nicasio gave up just three hits as the … Continue reading Mets Offense Fizzles Again, Drop A Pair To Pirates

Rockies Sweep Mets and Make Us Think of What Might Be

By: Jason Mumm The Colorado Rockies came from behind to nip the Mets and complete a three-game sweep on Sunday leading fans to wonder if there might be something interesting about this year’s club that could make them forget about the previous two consecutive years of flirting with 100 losses. This series was big for the Rockies, who have not performed very well at home … Continue reading Rockies Sweep Mets and Make Us Think of What Might Be

Six More Home Runs For Surging Mets, Walker Goes Deep Twice

By: Paul DiSclafani The Mets (7-6) bomb Phillies pitching for the second night in a row, following up their four home run night yesterday with six more tonight in an 11-1 win in Philadelphia and a 4-1 start to their nine-game road trip. It’s the third time in the last 16 years that the Mets have hit six home runs in a game – all … Continue reading Six More Home Runs For Surging Mets, Walker Goes Deep Twice

“I’m Going To Throw That Fastball Until They Prove They Can Hit It”; Mets Back Syndergaard With 4 HR

By Paul DiSclafani: David Wright blasts his first two home runs of the season and Noah Syndergaard strikes out eight in seven innings as the Mets (6-6) even their record with a 5-2 win over the Phillies in Philadelphia. Lucas Duda (1) and Neil Walker (4) also hit home runs to give the Mets 11 in the first four games of this 9-game road trip. … Continue reading “I’m Going To Throw That Fastball Until They Prove They Can Hit It”; Mets Back Syndergaard With 4 HR

Sun Helps Mets Beat Indians; deGrom Baby Doing Better

By Paul DiSclafani: With the devastating news of Jaxon deGrom’s heath issues hanging over their heads, the Mets (5-6) inched closer to .500 as they take the rubber game of their Inter-League series with the Cleveland Indians, 6-0.  Although the news about the health concerns over Jacob and Stacey deGrom’s newborn was more encouraging today, his Mets teammates still had to do their jobs and play … Continue reading Sun Helps Mets Beat Indians; deGrom Baby Doing Better

Mets Drop Fourth Straight, Waste 12 K’s by Syndergaard

By: Paul DiSclafani Noah Syndergaard induced the Miami Marlins (3-3) to swing and miss 26 times, striking out 12 of them during his seven innings, but the Mets offense continues to be stuck in neutral as they managed just three hits in a 2-1 loss.  The Mets (2-5) have now lost four straight, scoring just six runs on 20 hits. “I’m concerned about them”, manager Terry … Continue reading Mets Drop Fourth Straight, Waste 12 K’s by Syndergaard