The New York Mets lost a disapointing five-hour ballgame to the Chicago Cubs in 11 innings. Reliever Josh Stinson surrendered 4 earned runs in the 11th inning.
David Wright hit a three-run homer, Angel Pagan drove in two runs and R.A. Dickey pitched into the seventh inning on three days’ rest as the New York Mets beat the Washington Nationals 7-3 on Friday night.
Chris Capuano’s marvelous shutout on Friday ranks with great performances in Mets’ history. John Schweibacher examines this and various Met statistics.
While the wild card won’t be of any help to the Mets this year, let’s pose this question: what if Major League Baseball had implemented an expanded playoff format in 1984, a decade earlier than it eventually did? Would the Mets have made more than just a pair of postseason appearances back in the 1980s?
The 2011 season has been an interesting journey for the New York Mets. So, as they play out the string down the homestretch, they need to find out some things. Here is my Top 5 list…
David Wright hit a three-run homer and Angel Pagan had three RBIs as the New York Mets won their first series in San Diego in more than nine years with a 7-3 win over the Padres on Wednesday night.
Mets center fielder Angel Pagan left Wednesday night’s 9-5 loss to San Diego with lower back spasms, further depleting New York’s injury-riddled lineup.
Will Venable sparked San Diego’s surging offense with four hits from the leadoff spot and the Padres’ bullpen rebounded from consecutive flops, finally holding off the New York Mets in a 9-5 victory Wednesday night.
The Mets’ back-and-forth, up-and-down season rumbles on. Just when you thought New York was down for the count, late-game dramatics against one of the best bullpens in baseball have the Mets back above .500.
Rookie reliever Josh Spence walked light-hitting Ruben Tejada to force home the tiebreaking run and the New York Mets rallied late for the second consecutive game against the San Diego Padres, winning 5-4 on Tuesday night.
Lucas Duda’s two-run single capped a three-run ninth against All-Star closer Heath Bell, and the banged-up New York Mets rallied past the San Diego Padres 9-8 on Monday night.
Justin Turner, Jason Bay and Josh Thole put on a power display Saturday night as the Mets out-slugged the Atlanta Braves in a 11-7 victory.
The sweltering subtropical heat began bothering Mets center fielder Angel Pagan early in the game. His teammates wilted in the eighth.
By now, you’ve probably seen the play: Angel Pagan charges on the ball, scoops it up and looks like he wants to throw to third. But he pumps and then, out of the corner of his eye…
Jerry “Rello” Recco provided a quality cut of Yankees radio play-by-play man John Sterling, who had a good call for Curtis Granderson’s 1st inning, 2-run home run last night. It was almost a perfect call, but not quite because he screwed up the count.