Boston must be really desperate to hang on to their wild card lead. According to the Boston Herald, the Red Sox have “spent the better part of a week” trying to trade for Mets starter Chris Capuano.
Aramis Ramirez helped the Chicago Cubs rally past the New York Mets 5-4, after the Mets blew a three-run lead in the eighth Saturday.
Mets starter Chris Capuano finally fell short of his usual innings output. He failed to reach the fifth inning for the first time in 27 starts this season, lasting only four innings and taking the loss as the Marlins beat the Mets 9-3 on Monday night.
Chris Capuano (10-12) allowed six runs and eight hits in four innings, his shortest of 27 starts this year.
Jason Bay also had three hits, including the tying single, and David Wright hit two long doubles high off the wall in left field for the Mets, who have won five of six.
Chris Capuano’s marvelous shutout on Friday ranks with great performances in Mets’ history. John Schweibacher examines this and various Met statistics.
Chris Capuano pitched the game of his life, tossing a two-hitter and striking out a career-high 13 as the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 6-0 Friday night in their final matchup before taking a break because of Hurricane Irene.
Where will Jose Reyes be playing in 2012? That’s been openly discussed all season long. The speculation will only intensify during the final few weeks, so I decided to take a look at the numbers to see what could happen — and Mets fans might like the results.
Justin Upton homered and Paul Goldschmidt doubled twice to help the Arizona Diamondbacks edge the New York Mets 5-3 on Sunday
Rookie second baseman Justin Turner committed a crucial throwing error in the ninth inning, allowing the Florida Marlins to score two runs and rally past the New York Mets 4-3 on Tuesday night.
Those ailing stars are almost healthy, and the Mets need them back. Now.
For being division rivals, the Mets and Marlins haven’t seen each other much this season. That’s about to change.
Pablo Sandoval had two hits to extend his hitting streak to 20 games as the San Francisco Giants beat the New York Mets 3-1 Saturday night
Angel Pagan, Carlos Beltran and Daniel Murphy had RBI doubles in the sixth inning after the Mets were held hitless through five by Rubby De La Rosa, and New York went on to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-2 on Monday night.
Scott Hairston launched a bases-loaded triple and Ronny Paulino contributed four hits as part of another offensive barrage by the New York Mets, who beat the Detroit Tigers 16-9 on Wednesday night.