Bartolo Colon’s bid to be the first five-game winner of 2015 was thwarted Wednesday, as was his chance at joining Dwight Gooden and Pedro Martinez in an exclusive Mets club.
Giancarlo Stanton homered and drove in three runs, Ichiro Suzuki added a three-run homer in the eighth to blow the game open and the Miami Marlins topped the New York Mets 7-3 on Wednesday night.
The 2015 Mets are the fourth major league team from New York or Brooklyn to record a 10-game (or longer) winning streak in April.
Daniel Murphy drove in four runs and the New York Mets matched a franchise record with their 11th straight victory Thursday, walking their way to a 6-3 win over the Atlanta Braves behind Bartolo Colon.
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.
Bartolo Colon hit a tying sacrifice fly for his second RBI in two starts, later pounced off the mound to make a key play, and pitched the New York Mets past the Miami Marlins 4-1 Friday night.
“When he puts it in play he gets a cheer, so when he gets a hit it’s a double cheer,” Mets manager Terry Collins said after the victory.
John Schweibacher’s little-known facts, odd stats and strange records: home opener edition.
They might be the butt of jokes, but pitchers can succeed despite their extra large cabooses and midsections.
Max Scherzer took a no-hitter into the sixth inning of his Washington debut but was unable to overcome two costly errors by shortstop Ian Desmond, and the New York Mets beat the Nationals 3-1 on Monday.
As the season starts, the Nationals are a popular pick to win their first World Series. Meanwhile, the Mets are looking to bump Washington off its perch. Talk about a juicy opening day matchup.
Lucas Duda will be the Mets’ first baseman on Monday. Three other players have started at three different positions on Opening Day for the Amazin’s.
Carlos Martinez pitched six scoreless innings and Jhonny Peralta drove in two runs as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the New York Mets 5-4 Wednesday.
Boomer and Craig got a call from a guy named Timmy who described himself as a ‘long-suffering Mets fan’ — as if there is another kind.
If the Mets expect to be relevant this year, Matt Harvey will pitch plenty of pressure games. Opening Day is not one of them. It’s just one of 162.