Catcher Kevin Plawecki made an impressive big league debut, contributing with his bat and glove as the banged-up New York Mets won their ninth straight game by beating the Atlanta Braves 7-1 Tuesday night.
Chris Young and Stephen Drew homered in a three-run seventh and Nathan Eovaldi earned his first win with the New York Yankees, 5-2 over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night.
Plawecki, 24, has never appeared in a major league game. But he’ll start when New York opens up a three-game series against the Braves at Citi Field on Tuesday night.
While so many public figures are so scared to speak their minds — fearing arrest by the officers of the “GOTCHA” Politically Correct Police Department — Price planted his flag on the PCPD’s front lawn.
Here are 14 sluggers that Mets fans loved at one point or another. Some were good, some were bad and some were just … ehhhh. But they were all RIDICULOUS on one level or another.
In case you haven’t heard, Chicago Cubs uber-prospect Kris Bryant was called up and made his debut on Friday.
Cincinnati manager Bryan Price went on a profanity-filled rant during his pregame meeting with media, taking exception with the way his team was being covered.
CC Sabathia pitched his first complete game in over 21 months. The Yankees, however, fell short with the bats.
J.D. Martinez and Yoenis Cespedes hit consecutive RBI singles in the seventh inning, and Joba Chamberlain got Jacoby Ellsbury to hit into a crucial double play in the eighth.
The team said Monday that d’Arnaud will be in a splint for three weeks after his right hand was broken when he was hit by a pitch a day earlier.
The New York Mets will continue their best-ever first homestand this week after beginning their home schedule with seven straight wins for the first time in club history.
With higher expectations for 2015, three of the first seven home crowds exceeded 41,000 and two others were around 39,000.
Mets fan favorite Wally Backman has been waiting patiently for his shot to manage in the major leagues. That opportunity could come in Miami.
At 65, retired teacher Richard Albero from New Jersey found himself asking the big questions: “What’s it all about? Why am I here? What have I done?”
Can they continue to weather the storm? It won’t be easy, and the challenge just got more daunting. But maybe there’s something special about this team. It certainly feels that way early on.