Astros Asking Matt Dominguez To Add Offense To His Well-Known DefenseKnown primarily for his glove at the hot corner, Matt Dominguez surprised with his bat by posting a .284 average with five longballs in 31 games for Houston.
Pelfrey Roughed Up By Astros, Mets Lose 9-5The Houston Astros crushed Mike Pelfrey for eight runs over two and two-thirds innings pitched on Sunday as the Mets lost 9-5.
Mets' David Wright Seeks Rehab 'Blueprint' From Los Angeles Back SpecialistMets third baseman David Wright is eager to get back on the field. He's hoping a trip to Los Angeles on Monday for an examination with noted back specialist Dr. Robert Watkins will help.
Mets' David Wright Fighting Through Back SorenessAlthough he says it's “really not that big of a deal,” David Wright admitted on Monday he's nursing back and neck soreness stemming from a collision with Houston Astros star Carlos Lee three weeks ago.
Last-Place Mets Turn To R.A. Dickey Against AstrosUnfortunately for Mets fans, a series against the punchless Amazin's may be what the Astros need to start their first winning streak of the season.
Report: Perez Survives Cut, Moves To Mets' BullpenOliver Perez is inching closer and closer to the end of his Mets' career. According to the Daily News, "most decision-makers believe that it is time to cut Perez." Instead, the Mets decided to give Perez a shot at the wide-open lefty specialist competition.
Perez Surrenders Three Runs, Astros Beat MetsHunter Pence and Carlos Lee had RBI hits during a three-run first inning against Oliver Perez and the Houston Astros beat the Mets 5-4 Tuesday in a split-squad game.
1 Bad Inning Dooms Misch, MetsCarlos Lee hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning and the Houston Astros rallied to beat the New York Mets 3-2 on Thursday night.