Compare and contrast. Go ahead. It’ll make the next six weeks even more interesting.
Parnell on Wednesday morning said that he appreciated manager Terry Collins’ phone call on Tuesday night — the message basically being, “Get ready, we may need you.”
“This is between you and me right now, I tell ya, because I haven’t talked to anybody else,” Collins said. “But tomorrow I’m gonna go to Bobby Parnell and tell him that he’s gonna be the guy we’re gonna gear up to pitch the ninth inning.”
Mets general manager Sandy Alderson has resisted naming Frank Francisco his team’s closer. Maybe his manager never got the memo.
Relief pitcher Brian Wilson worked out for the Mets at UCLA on Saturday, and according to a report, general manager Sandy Alderson was far from impressed.
Sandy Alderson needs to act swiftly in order to restore confidence in the eyes of the team’s fan base. With that in mind, here is what I think are the top five offseason issues he needs to address prior to the 2013 season.
The Atlanta Braves completed a three-game sweep over the Mets on Sunday. Atlanta won in extra innings 3-2.
Ike Davis hit a tiebreaking double during a four-run 10th inning, Kelly Shoppach had a two-run homer and the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-5 Tuesday night for their third straight victory.
Collin McHugh pitched two-hit ball over seven scoreless innings for the Mets in his Major League debut, but the Colorado Rockies completed their second straight four-game sweep of New York with a 1-0 victory on Thursday.
Jeremy Hefner gave the Mets six solid innings as they defeated the Padres 6-2 on Saturday night.
Hairston planned to relax and watch a little television when he got back to the hotel. He’ll go sleep thinking he will remain with New York the rest of the season.
Matt Harvey dazzled in his major league debut, holding Arizona to three hits and striking out 11 over 5 1-3 innings in the New York Mets’ 3-1 win over the Diamondbacks on Thursday night.
The Mets bullpen meltdowns can ravage a team and it needs to be fixed. So how do you do it? A great start would be to bring back Francisco Rodriguez who could have a huge impact
Just as they did in 1973 when the All-Star Game was last played at a newly-opened Royals Stadium, the Mets will send two players to this year’s mid-summer classic in Kansas City.
Chris Young And Chris Capuano were teammates with the Mets last season and shared one common trait above all — resiliency. New York’s starter got the better of their first head-to-head matchup since free agency Thursday.