The Mets aren’t dead yet, but that’s only because it’s too early in the season to make that sort of proclamation.
Dallas Keuchel pitched a six-hitter and struck out a career-high 12 in his second shutout in less than a month to lead the Houston Astros to a 4-0 win over the New York Yankees on Thursday night.
Jacob deGrom gave up four hits in eight innings, and the New York Mets beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-0 Thursday to stop a seven-game losing streak, their longest since April 2011.
He won’t help the struggling offense, but he should fortify the Mets’ strong starting rotation.
Unbeknownst to many fans, a nearly magical enclave has been flourishing for quite a while now in “Mets Plaza.”
In fact, Hernandez could see the 22-year-old outfielder in the middle of the lineup for the Amazin’s, who can’t seem to buy a hit these days.
Despite Curtis Granderson’s recent power surge, the Mets just keep losing.
Let’s take a look at this week’s best and worst stories in the N.Y.-N.J. sports landscape.
Jimmy Nelson allowed two hits in eight strong innings, Scooter Gennett hit a home run and the Milwaukee Brewers extended the New York Mets’ losing streak
The Yankees’ offense exploded for 10 runs, but it was Ivan Nova who stole the show in Wednesday’s series finale.
Infielder Brendan Ryan has been put on the 15-day disabled list by the New York Yankees because of a strained upper back.
Two of the NL’s best teams faced off at Wrigley Field on Tuesday night, and a fan sitting in the front row stole the show.
It was the first time Betances allowed multiple runs in an outing since April 29, 2014. He was charged with four in one inning after bringing a 0.26 ERA into the game.
Manager Terry Collins is hopeful d’Arnaud will miss just the minimum 15 days. A mainstay in the middle of the Mets’ lineup when healthy, d’Arnaud is batting .296 with four homers and 17 RBIs
I used to feel sorry for Rose, banned from the very game he blessed. But it blessed him even more. And then he cursed it.