Looking to add to Brandon McCarthy’s early troubles, the Mets can record their first series sweep at Chase Field in eight years by handing the Diamondbacks a sixth consecutive defeat Wednesday.
Kirk Nieuwenhuis had three hits and three RBIs in his season debut, Jenrry Mejia pitched five effective innings in a combined three-hitter and the New York Mets routed the struggling Arizona Diamondbacks.
Zack Wheeler pitched effectively, New York’s hitters lashed balls all over Chase Field and the Mets walked away with a much-needed win. What’s concerning is what it may cost them down the road.
Injuries mean opportunities. Diamondbacks’ Archie Bradley could land a spot in the starting rotation.
Masahiro Tanaka hit the ground running Wednesday with his first round of “clandestine meetings” in the U.S., according to WFAN and CBSSports.com baseball insider Jon Heyman.
If you’re not comfortable with that, the door is that-a-way. Yep, Hammurabi’s code is coming to Arizona.
“Sometimes your best is not enough,” Rivera told WFAN’s Sweeny Murti of the 2001 World Series. “And that’s what I took from that. It wasn’t (meant) for us.”
Flores is the third player in Mets history to collect nine or more RBIs in his first six games with the club.
Hefner says he has been dealing with a sore elbow all season but it had worsened recently.
Paul Goldschmidt’s 27th homer, his second game-winner of the year, came on a 1-1 pitch from Scott Atchison after the Mets had rallied from a two-run deficit.
Soriano will provide the power boost the Yankees desperately need. He’s also improved as a fielder with age and will add clubhouse leadership.
Randall Delgado outpitched Matt Harvey for his first major league win in more than a year, and the Arizona Diamondbacks snapped a five-game skid with a 5-3 victory over the Mets on Wednesday.
Jeremy Hefner and the Mets handed Patrick Corbin his first loss, breaking away from the Arizona Diamondbacks 9-1 on a drizzly Tuesday night.
Andrew Brown hit a two-run single with two outs in the 13th inning and the Mets put together a pair of late rallies to hand the NL West-leading Diamondbacks their fourth straight loss, 5-4 on Monday.
Take out the baseball cards, kids, it wasn’t just Miguel Montero and Yasiel Puig mixing it up. Several coaches who dominated the game as players in the 1980s and ’90s produced some of the fight’s most memorable moments.