Headfirst slides most commonly cause injury to the hands, head and upper body, while feet-first slides are more likely to cause traumatic injury to the lower extremities. It does seem that the headfirst method is more likely to land a player on the disabled list.
Philadelphia took all three games at Citi Field. The sinking Mets have now lost four straight.
Kendrick pitched the best game of his career as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 4-0 on Friday night.
Domonic Brown and Chase Utley homered in a five-run first, Kyle Kendrick threw six effective innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 7-3 Wednesday night.
Things can’t get any worse for the rock bottom Mets.
Jimmy Rollins and Chase Utley sparked an eight-run first inning, Ryan Howard added a late grand slam and the Philadelphia Phillies routed the inept New York Mets 16-1 before a few hundred fans Thursday night at quiet Citi Field.
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.
Young seemed to be in complete control. He had allowed only two runners and took a two-run lead into the seventh inning against the slumping Phillies. “Seven pitches later, it’s 3-2,” manager Terry Collins said.
The Phillies put on a 4th of July fireworks show as they blasted the Mets, 9-2.
If you look at films of the greatest hitters in history, the only one of the all-time greats with a swing even close to as artistic as Cano’s was the one that the legendary Ted Williams used for the Red Sox.
Raul Ibanez’s homer on Sunday night moved him atop the leaderboard for home runs hit at Citi Field by a Mets opponent.
The Mets’ six-game road trip will be a test of their character and could define their season.
Rich Coutinho urges Mets fans to keep things in perspective as the Mets prepare to finish their divisional stretch.
Coming off two lackluster games offensively, the Mets will need a big series from the middle of the lineup, with or without David Wright.
Reyes finished with four of New York’s season-high 17 hits and Jonathon Niese did not allow an earned run against a makeshift Phillies lineup. Daniel Murphy matched a career high with three hits, rebounding nicely from his rough finish Friday night.