Dickey allowed three hits over eight innings to become the Majors’ first 12-game winner and lead the New York Mets to a 9-0 victory over the Dodgers on Friday night.
The nightmare continues for Bay, who must be feeling like he is living his own personal “Groundhog Day.” He was once again hurt trying to make an aggressive defensive play, which is the only way he knows how to play the game.
Allen Craig hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the eighth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals found a bit of missing pop, beating the New York Mets 5-4 Monday and stopping their season-worst losing streak at five.
Plenty of no-name Mets are contributing to the Amazins’ unexpected rise toward becoming NL East contenders.
Johan Santana dazzled the Padres as he earned a complete game shutout on Saturday. The Mets won 9-0.
Monday’s chat — and benching — paid no immediate dividends. Davis went 0 for 4 with two strikeouts on Tuesday night, lowering his average to a paltry .156.
Center fielder Andres Torres will get the night off on Tuesday night in the Mets’ contest against the Pirates, and no, Kirk Nieuwenhuis won’t take his place at the top spot of the order. The leadoff hitter will be … wait for it … Mike Baxter!
David Wright collected four hits as the Mets defeated the Marlins on Saturday 9-3.
Who are these guys? The Beasts of the East, that’s who. Mets manager Terry Collins stated this spring – “We’re better than people think we are” – and his team has set out to prove him right.
Ike Davis hit a three-run homer, Andres Torres also connected and the New York Mets beat the Phillies 10-6 Wednesday night to complete their first three-game sweep in Philadelphia in six years.
Overall, the Mets are 10 and 5 so far this season against NL East opponents. New York has not posted a winning record vs. their division rivals since 2008.
Johan Santana won for the first time in 20 months, finally getting some run support from his teammates, and the New York Mets beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3 on Saturday to snap a four-game losing streak.
The Mets won an 11-inning thriller on Sunday as they defeated the Rockies, 6-5 at Coors Field.
New York lost 18-9 to the Colorado Rockies on Friday night, done in by six errors and an 11-run inning by the Rockies that overwhelmed the offensive display by Scott Hairston, who hit for the cycle.
Mike Pelfrey and Jason Bay have been placed on the DL, the latest round of bad news for a Mets team beset by injuries to key players the past few years.