Colon, Bats Lift Mets Past Phillies, 9-4Bartolo Colon contributed with his arm and his bat Friday night, when the right-hander earned the win by pitching into the eighth inning while collecting two hits and scoring two runs as the New York Mets cruised past the Philadelphia Phillies, 9-4, at Citi Field.
Colon's Memorable Season At Plate Continues With First Career WalkThe 43-year-old Mets pitcher drew the first base on balls of his career Monday night, against Arizona Diamondbacks left-hander Robbie Ray.
Walker Has Big Night, But Mets Get Shelled Out In The DesertWellington Castillo matched his career high with four hits for the last-place Diamondbacks, who swept three games from the Mets last week in New York.
Schwei’s Mets Notes: Walker Helps Power Victories, Colon Makes Subway Series HistoryThe New York Mets still could not put together back-to-back wins as they went 3-4 last week in their seven interleague games against the crosstown rival Yankees and Detroit Tigers.
Colon Tosses 7 Strong Innings As Mets Beat Cards 3-1 For Doubleheader SplitBartolo Colon pitched seven strong innings and combined with two relievers on a three-hitter as the New York Mets earned a split of their doubleheader against the St. Louis Cardinals with a 3-1 victory.
Colon’s Mistakes Prove Costly In Mets' 6-2 Loss To ChicagoAnthony Rizzo homered twice as the Cubs (57-37) claimed two wins in the three-game series while the Mets (50-44) suffered their second loss in three contests.
Mets All-Stars Tight-Lipped After Not Being Used In Midsummer ClassicThe Mets' Terry Collins managed the National League team and hand-picked the closer and 43-year-old starter for the team. But he did not send either to the mound in the Midsummer Classic, which the American League won 4-2.
Bartolo Colon Selected To Replace Bumgarner On NL All-Star TeamColon, 43, is 7-4 this season with a 3.28 ERA. The former Cy Young winner will be appearing in his fourth Midsummer Classic. He also was an All-Star in 1998, 2005 and 2013.
Schwei’s Mets Notes: Amazin' Comeback, Flores' Big Day And MoreThe Mets matched the fourth-largest comeback in franchise history, rallying after trailing 6-0 in the fourth inning for an 8-6 win over the Marlins on Monday at Citi Field.
Schwei’s Mets Notes: Colon Experiences Some Tough Luck, Pierzynski Owns Harvey And MoreAfter winning both of their games against the defending World Series champion Kansas City Royals, the New York Mets could only get two wins in their four-game series against the last-place Atlanta Braves.
Mets Edge Royals 2-1 On Back Of Piecemeal Effort By Relief StaffAsdrubal Cabrera and Yoenis Cespedes each hit solo homers as the Mets edged the Kansas City Royals 2-1 in a rematch of the 2015 World Series at Citi Field.
Mets' Bartolo Colon Leaves Game After Taking Line Drive Off Right HandMets pitcher Bartolo Colon was forced to leave Tuesday night’s game against the Kansas City Royals after four pitches when he took a line drive off his right hand from leadoff hitter Whit Merrifield.