“If we stay with the five-man, I’m going to take you out after five innings. You guys OK with that?” Collins remembered telling the group.
Though assistant GM John Ricco reportedly claimed that “doctors aren’t that worried about it,” stenosis isn’t something that just goes away.
With the Rangers one loss from a long vacation, New York needs some juice from one of the baseball locals. But our clubs are hardly draining our adrenal glands.
For the Mets, losing the face of their franchise for a big chunk of the season — or all of it — would hurt. The worst-case scenario would be devastating.
Assuming the Mets don’t secure a postseason berth, Alderson should get a pink slip. And the Wilpons, who can’t be fired and clearly have no intention of selling, will continue to kill our spirits and run this franchise into the ground.
The sleepover is another way for Mets fans to have fun at the ballpark. They can watch the game, enjoy a movie, meet Mets alumni and then sleep under the stars in the outfield.
Brett Gardner, Brian McCann and Chase Headley homered during an eight-run first inning and the New York Yankees romped past the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 14-1 Monday.
Wilmer Flores hit a tiebreaking three-run homer off Justin De Fratus in the sixth inning to help Bartolo Colon and the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-3 Monday.
Wright hasn’t played since pulling his right hamstring against Philadelphia on April 14. His rehabilitation was put on hold May 6 when back pain developed.
The New York Mets return home this week to face division rivals Philadelphia and Miami following a lost weekend in Pittsburgh.
We needn’t spend today in mourning. But neither should we pass it off as just another holiday. Enjoy the games and the grub. Just leave some time to remember.
Adam Rosales hit a two-run homer off Chris Capuano that bounced off the top of the left-field wall, Yovani Gallardo won for the second time since mid-April and the Texas Rangers sent the New York Yankees to their 10th loss in 11 games with a 5-2 victory Sunday night.
Jonathon Niese (3-5) allowed four runs on seven hits and four walks in 4 2-3 innings.
Wright hasn’t played since mid-April. He originally went on the disabled list with hamstring trouble, then developed a back issue.
A.J. Burnett threw seven effective innings to win his fourth straight start and the Pittsburgh Pirates handed New York Mets ace Matt Harvey the worst loss of his career in an 8-2 victory Saturday.