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.
Chris Capuano pitched six scoreless innings before leaving with a tweak on his right side, Jose Reyes took advantage of Oakland’s shaky new first basemen and the New York Mets beat the Athletics 4-1 on a dreary Thursday.
Peter Bourjos hit a tiebreaking double and turned in a sensational catch to help Joel Pineiro nail down his 100th major league win at last in the Los Angeles Angels’ 4-3 victory over the New York Mets on Friday night.
Since their horrendous start, the Mets are an eye-popping 27-20 and have done it without key parts of their team. As we enter mid-June, make no mistake about it, the Mets are a playoff contender.
Reyes had three hits for his majors-leading 33rd multi-hit game, homering two pitches after pinch-hitter Scott Hairston also did in the ninth. David Murphy and Angel Pagan went 2 for 4 and Carlos Beltran had a two-run single for New York, which has won six of eight.
It took a familiar face to finally cool off the Brewers. Chris Capuano downplayed his return to Milwaukee going into the game, but acknowledged afterward that it was “a little strange” to be on the visiting side at Miller Park.