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Carlos Torres #52 of the New York Mets pitches against the Chicago Cubs during their game on August 18, 2014 at Citi Field. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notebook: The Mets Can’t Hit, No Days Rest And More

The New York Mets ended their homestand with a whimper, dropping the final two games of their four-game set with the Chicago Cubs.

08/19/2014

Eric Campbell #29 of the New York Mets argues with home-plate umpire Will Little after he was called out on strikes to end the game as John Baker #12 of the Chicago Cubs looks on at Citi Field on August 17, 2014. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Just Plain Bad: Mets Match Franchise Record In Offensive Futility

The five-game run matches the club’s longest streak. New York also went five games with no more than four hits in 2004 and 1963.

08/19/2014

Mets catcher Travis d’Arnaud, right, scoops up a late throw as the Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo scores during the fifth inning on Aug. 18, 2014, at Citi Field. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Torres Shines, But Mets’ Offense Just Brutal In Loss To Cubs

Kyle Hendricks and two relievers held New York to four or fewer hits for the fifth straight game, Anthony Rizzo and Javier Baez hit long homers, and the Chicago Cubs rallied for a 4-1 victory over the Mets on Monday.

08/18/2014

Carlos Torres (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Colon Scratched From Start Against Cubs; Torres Gets The Ball

New York Mets right-hander Bartolo Colon has been scratched from his start because he is going to the Dominican Republic to be with his ailing mother.

08/18/2014

Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals celebrates with Denard Span after hitting a two-run walk-off home run against Carlos Torres in the 13th inning against the New York Mets. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Mets Reliever Torres Frustrated By Long-Ball Woes

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.

08/08/2014

Daisuke Matsuzaka #16 of the New York Mets shakes hands with manager Terry Collins #10 after the first inning of a game against the San Diego Padres at Citi Field on June 15, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Matsuzaka did not return to the game. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Granderson Hits Leadoff Homer, Mets Beat Padres 3-1

Curtis Granderson hit his first leadoff homer in five years, Carlos Torres and two other relievers filled in admirably for an ailing Daisuke Matsuzaka and the New York Mets beat the San Diego Padres 3-1 Sunday.

06/16/2014

Travis d'Arnaud #15 of the New York Mets can't hold onto the ball as Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals slides safely home in the seventh inning during their game on April 3, 2013 at Citi Field. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Outclassed And Embarrassed — Again: Mets Get Swept By Nationals

Tanner Roark recovered from a shaky first inning as an emergency starter in place of ailing Jordan Zimmermann, and the Washington Nationals rallied past the New York Mets 8-2 Thursday for an opening three-game sweep.

04/03/2014

Mets reliever John Lannan reacts as Anthony Rendon of the Nationals rounds third in the 10th inning during Opening Day on March 31, 2014 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Coleman: Still 90 And Counting After Mets’ Bullpen Blows Opening Day

And I picked this team to win 84 games. Who am I kidding? Probably myself.

04/01/2014

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Torres K’s 6, Mets Beat Phillies 4-3, Complete Series Sweep

Tovar knocked in two runs with a single in the seventh to put the Mets ahead by one with his first major-league hit.

09/22/2013

Daniel Murphy delivers a run-scoring hit in the sixth inning of the Mets’ 3-1 loss to the Braves in Atlanta on Sept. 3, 2013. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Braves Strike In 7th Inning, Send Mets To 9th Loss In Last 13

Kris Medlen pitched seven strong innings while Andrelton Simmons and Evan Gattis homered to help the Atlanta Braves win their second straight game with a 3-1 victory over the New York Mets on Tuesday night.

09/04/2013

Eric Young #22 of the New York Mets is congratulated by Andrew Brown #47 after scoring on a double by Daniel Murphy #28 in the third inning. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Mets Finally Break Out, Crush Phillies Behind Torres’ Stellar Effort

Carlos Torres did his best Matt Harvey imitation, carrying a two-hit shutout into the seventh inning for the New York Mets in an 11-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday.

08/29/2013

Matt Harvey (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Report: Mets Expect Matt Harvey To Undergo Tommy John Surgery

For now, the 24-year-old Harvey and the Mets hope that he will be able to avoid reconstruction surgery on the ulnar collateral ligament. A full prognosis will not be made until swelling in the elbow goes down in about two weeks.

08/27/2013

David Wright. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Mets Place Captain David Wright On 15-Day DL, Call Up Mike Baxter

David Wright is going on the 15-day disabled list with a right hamstring injury. Mike Baxter was recalled from Triple-A Las Vegas.

08/03/2013

Juan Lagares #12 of the New York Mets is unable to catch a single hit by Ryan Zimmerman #11 of the Washington Nationals. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Schwei: Bad Weekend in D.C., Murphy’s Big Day And More Mets Notes

The Mets have lost three games in a row for the first time since the middle of June as they head to Miami to take on the Marlins.

07/29/2013

Carlos Torres of the New York Mets throws a pitch in the second inning against the Washington Nationals during a game at Nationals Park on July 28, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Torres Torched By Nationals, Mets Trounced 14-1

Mets right-hander Carlos Torres gave up eight runs in the Mets’ 14-1 loss to the Nationals.

07/29/2013

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