The Mets are hoping that the last series of the season — which could end up being massively important — won’t have any bearing on the postseason.
Most teams have played around 81 games by now, so the baseball season is half over. It’s a good time to assess which players on your team are likely to decline—and thus give you a chance to trade them to a desperate owner that doesn’t know any better. Likewise, you can scour league rosters for those players who have underachieved and smile all the way to October when they have superb second halves.
The last three home series with the Angels, Nationals and now Marlins coming to The Bronx mean that Mike Trout, Bryce Harper and Stanton will all play at Yankee Stadium in a two-week stretch.
A little over a quarter of the season has been played, which means it’s time to hand out some early season awards.
“I don’t think 40,000 people came to see him ump tonight.”
Cleanup hitter Bryce Harper and manager Matt Williams were both ejected in the third inning Wednesday night.
Stephen Strasburg settled down in a hurry after a rocky start and the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 8-2 on Thursday night.
A day after being traded from the Washington Nationals to the New York Mets, left-handed reliever Jerry Blevins found himself facing slugger Bryce Harper.
Jake Peavy took a no-hitter into the fifth inning to outpitch playoff rookie Stephen Strasburg, and the San Francisco Giants won their ninth consecutive postseason game by beating the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Friday.
Bryce Harper homered, Ian Desmond drove in three runs and the Washington Nationals moved a step closer to their second NL East title in three years with a 10-3 victory over the New York Mets on Saturday night.
Johnny Manziel is young, as are most of the players on this list, so there’s still hope that he’ll mature one of these days. Or years.
Stephen Strasburg bounced back from a poor start to pitch seven efficient innings, Bryce Harper and Adam LaRoche each hit a two-run homer, and the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 4-1.
In his last three appearances, including New York’s 5-3 loss to the NL East-leading Nationals on Thursday, Carlos Torres has a 22.50 ERA.
CBS Local Sports breaks down the top players in the outfield for your fantasy baseball draft.
Dillon Gee surrendered three homers as the Nationals beat the New York Mets 4-1 on Sunday.