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

Injuries Continue To Mount As Mets Lose Again In Washington

By Paul DiSclafani: Two more losses and more injuries. What is going on with the National League champion Mets? Since the Mets limped into Washington, we learned that both Steven Matz and Noah Syndergaard are pitching with bone chips in the elbows. While they are expected to continue pitching with said bone chips, how effective they will be depends on their tolerance to pain.  Many … Continue reading Injuries Continue To Mount As Mets Lose Again In Washington

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

Harvey Back On Track For Now; Mets Shutout White Sox, 1-0

By Paul DiSclafani: With only three regulars in the lineup on a Memorial Day afternoon game, it was going to be all on Matt Harvey’s fragile shoulders to not only right his own ship, but to show his teammates something they haven’t seen in a long time, The Dark Knight. And show them he did.  Backed by a solo home run from Neil Walker that … Continue reading Harvey Back On Track For Now; Mets Shutout White Sox, 1-0

“It Cost Us a Game, End Of Story” – Collins Ejected Over “Foul Tip”, Mets Drop Another on West Coast

By: Paul DiSclafani Manager Terry Collins just didn’t think it was fair. In the third inning, with the bases loaded and one out, Mets starter Logan Verrett got Rockies catcher Tony Wolters swinging for the second out and with the pitcher coming up, Verrett and the Mets could see light at the end of the tunnel. In home-run happy Coors Field, a 3-1 deficit for the … Continue reading “It Cost Us a Game, End Of Story” – Collins Ejected Over “Foul Tip”, Mets Drop Another on West Coast

Six Straight Series For Surging Mets; Next Stop: The West Coast

By Paul DiSclafani Steven Matz (4-1) allowed just two hits over 7 2/3 shutout innings as the Mets (17-9) win their sixth straight series, blanking the Atlanta Braves 8-0 and completing a 7-2 home stand. After splitting their Opening two-game series with the World Champion Royals, the Mets lost 2 of 3 to both the Phillies and the Marlins to start the season at 3-5.  … Continue reading Six Straight Series For Surging Mets; Next Stop: The West Coast